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TV Junkie: Obama Scores Big for 'Daily Show'-Can Palin Do it for '20/20'?

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Senator Barack Obama's Wednesday night appearance on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" scored the show's biggest audience ever. Let's see what tonight's appearance by Alaska Governor Sarah Palin does for ABC's "20/20" as well as tomorrow night's Senator John McCain cameo effect on NBC's "Saturday Night Live".

Some good music tonight on late night TV. Sunday brings the season finale of HBO's "Little Britain: USA" (pictured right).

The TV Junkie Plan:
Tonight - various flicks on TCM, "20/20" (more Palin porn), Letterman, Ferguson; Saturday - "America's Most Wanted" (The Grim Sleeper!), "SNL"; Sunday - "True Blood" (can't get enough Halloween), "Dexter" (might switch over to "Little Britain" or definitely watch it On Demand)


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Horror/Suspense Movie Fest on TCM All Night - "The Shuttered Room", "The Dunwich Horror", "Blood Feast", "2,000 Maniacs", etc.

9:00pm Crusoe NBC - Anybody watching this?

10:00m Crash Starz - Dennis Hopper gettin' all crazy on us, and there's some cool mutilation action.

10:00pm NUMB3RS CBS - The team investigates a crew stealing high-end goods from a shipping service. (For Zach).

10:00pm 20/20 ABC - An interview with vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin

10:00pm The Starter Wife USA - A series of mishaps continues to distract Molly and Zach's intimacy

11:35pm The Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Marcia Cross; writer Alan Zweibel; George Clinton performs.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actress Elizabeth Banks; Death Cab for Cutie performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Lauren Graham; the Damned performs.


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4:00pm Gladiators BBC America - Series Premiere; special time

9:00pm Primeval BBC America - Season Finale

9:00pm America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back FOX - It's all about 'The Grim Sleeper' serial killer!

10:00pm 48 Hours Mystery CBS - Authorities ponder whether a millionaire's outrageous sex life led to his murder.

11:25pm Saturday Night Live NBC - Senator John McCain to make cameo appearance, Ben Affleck hosts and 'American Idol' winner David Cook performs.


8:00pm Brotherhood Showtime - Season Premiere

8:00pm The Amazing Race CBS - A windstorm blows away one team's detour; a budding romance prompts teammates to question their focus.

9:00pm True Blood HBO - Bill must pay a steep price for protecting Sookie; Jason and Amy break a taboo; Tara consults with Miss Jeanette

10:00pm Dexter Showtime - Dexter tests Miguel; Rita loses her job and wonders if she is meant to have a successful career.

10:00pm Entourage HBO - On the set of Smokejumpers, Vince contends with first day jitters and his intimidating co-star Jason Patric

10:00pm Army Wives Lifetime - Season Finale

10:30pm Little Britain HBO - Season Finale

Pic of "Little Britain: USA" via HBO