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TV Junkie: 'The Office' Baby Episode Airs Tonight; Start Making Oscar Plans

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Tonight's long awaited episode of "The Office", featuring the birth of Jim Halpert and Pam Beesly's baby is an hour-long special that will air at 9pm on NBC

Tonight's long awaited episode of "The Office", featuring the birth of Jim Halpert and Pam Beesly's baby is an hour-long special that will air at 9pm on NBC
Don't forget to check out our video of last night's PaleyFest2010 which was "Community". Tonight's episode (8pm on NBC), which was screened at PaleyFest2010, is hilarious and features a lot of nudity including some of a depilated and sculpted Joel McHale - shocking and/or controversial to some, yet highly desired by others.
There's a lot of hype about tonight's hour long episode of "The Office" which will feature the birth of characters Jim and Pam's baby. Melora Hardin, who plays Jan Levinson, Michael Scott's ex-girlfriend, offers up some insight over at (where a poll states that most obviously sexist viewers would prefer the baby to be a girl).
There's a lot of folks gearing up with Oscar coverage this week: last night we had Oprah's special: tonight we will have Tavis Smiley's PBS-take on the Oscars: Barbara Walters' final "The Barbara Walters Special" will air on ABC at 7pm on Sunday; LocateTV has a web page of Oscar "Fun Facts"; and on Sunday itself look for red carpet coverage from E! starting from 11am(!!!) to 5pm with pre-red carpet and red carpet, then from 8-10pm with multiple post-Oscar parties, the TV Guide Network and Access Hollywood start coverage at 3pm, and the actual broadcast of the awards starting at 5:30pm on ABC. Among other locations, we will be at the E! afterparty at the W in Hollywood, feel free to follow us on Twitter as well as our posts here.Elements of the broadcast are already controversial: 10 nominees in each category, 2 hosts (Steve Martin & Alec Baldwin), musicians and composers choosing not to attend and their nominated songs not being played, and now a sketch by Sacha Baron Cohen has been cut allegedly to spare James Cameron's feelings.
Don't forget we will be covering the 2010 Independent Spirit Film Awards for you live on Friday night, starting at 8pm, watch the broadcast on IFC, hosted by Eddie Izzard.
The TV Junkie Plan: @aots, "Community", "Parks and Recreation", "The Office", "Archer", "The Real Housewives of New York City", Fallon (Zach Galifianakis, Silversun Pickups).

7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 -Alice in Wonderland; Gadget pron; robot news.

7:00pm Tavis Smiley PBS/KCET - A preview of the Academy Awards.

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8:00pm Community NBC - Jeff's will is tested in his new billiards class; Abed tries to woo a potential mate by bringing out different sides of his personality. Shocking near-nudity in this episode! Shocking!

8:00pm Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains CBS - A notorious mastermind finds her grip on an alliance slipping.

8:30pm Parks and Recreation NBC - Ron wins an award for a project that Leslie began; Tom needs to find money to invest in a local Pawnee club.

9:00pm The Office NBC - Special Hour Long Episode. Jim and Pam's baby arrives!

10:00pm Archer FX - 2 more episodes of the coolest secret agent ever.

10:00pm Burn Notice USA - Season Finale

10:00pm Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew VH1 - Season Finale. Revisit "The Pitch" from John Irwin, producer of "Celebrity Rehab" - the Top 3 Reasons to Watch

10:00pm The Real Housewives of Orange County Bravo - Season Finale

10:00pm LA Ink TLC - Kat has shocking news about her cat, Ludwig; Kat becomes frustrated with shop manager Liz's superior attitude

10:00pm The Marriage Ref NBC - Series Premiere. Seinfeld's series moves to it's actual day/time.

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10:00pm The Mentalist CBS - The team investigates the murder of an arrogant chef during a Napa Valley cooking competition.

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actress Anne Hathaway; round-table participants include Ross Mathews, Christina Pazsitzky and Guy Branum.

11:00pm The Real Housewives of New York City Bravo - Season Premiere

11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Actor Seann William Scott; comedian Andrew Dice Clay.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Tom Hanks; Spoon performs; journalist Barbara Walters presents the Top Ten list.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Matthew McConaughey; professional football player Brett Favre; Lifehouse performs.

12:00am Watch What Happens: Live Bravo - Bethenny Frankel ("The Real Housewives of New York City").

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actress Queen Latifah; reality TV star Jake Pavelka; Galactic performs

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Garry Shandling; actress Sonya Walger.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Zach Galifianakis; actress Mia Wasikowska; Silversun Pickups perform.