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TV Junkie: Betty White 'SNL' Hosting Gig Pitched by Fans

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So we interview TV icon Betty White (above) and she totally blows up on Facebook at the "Betty White to Host SNL (please?)!" page. The page already has almost 200k fans, quickly approaching the actual "Saturday Night Live" fan page total of 275k. We'd love to see Betty host the show, but after being at a dress rehearsal and taping of "SNL", we have to say that the actual night of taping is an extremely rigorous experience - not that Betty couldn't handle it but it wouldn't surprise us if the producers and Betty's agent were concerned. Now that more media is picking up on this, we hope to at least see her appear in a cameo but in the meantime fan up and force "SNL" to react!
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Thanks to the AP we have an update and overview on everything Stephen Colbert is doing around the Olympics, both his involvement with the US speed skating team as well as his unusual arrangement with NBC to be able to film inside the Richmond Olympic Oval.
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It is with some incredulity that we note tonight's series finale of "American Chopper" on TLC at 9pm. It's been no secret that the Teutul family has experienced a lot of strain for the last couple years but evidently it has come to a head. Doubtless we'll see some or most of the family in a future series but hats off to Orange County Choppers for helping create a consistently good reality program.
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"Lost" fans - G4's "X-Play" is celebrating by listing out the Top 7 video games for fans of the TV show "Lost". Top titles include Lost in Blue, Trauma Center: Second Opinion, and more in the video at the end of this post.
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Like "America's Best Dance Crew"? See their promo for tonight's show at the end of this post.
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The TV Junkie Plan: "Community", "Parks and Recreation", "The Office", "30 Rock", "Archer", "The Sarah Silverman Program", "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (Willie Mays), Letterman (Elizabeth Banks/Benicio del Toro), Fallon (John Lithgow, Kings of Leon)