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TV Junkie: 'Justified' Premieres; 'The Pacific' Slow on Both Plot and Viewers

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Timothy Olyphant sports a cowboy hat and a lot of 'tude in tonight's premiere of "Justified" on FX at 10pm


Timothy Olyphant sports a cowboy hat and a lot of 'tude in tonight's premiere of "Justified" on FX at 10pm
Tonight's big premiere is "Justified" on FX at 10pm. We love Timothy Olyphant and Walter Goggins and we wish that FX had sent us some screeners because all we've got to go on is the promo which looks heavy on 'tude and low on plot. That being said we're going to go with "Southland" at 10pm on TNT because these unaired episodes have been so consistently good. We'll catch "Justified" on a repeat.
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HBO's "The Pacific" aired to 3.1 million viewers at 9pm on Sunday which is only about 69% more than the time period average. This could be disappointing as "The Pacific" is the biggest/most expensive production HBO has ever gone out on and it's hype machine has been going full-blast for ages (we first wrote about the series last September). We've heard that the 2nd half of the mini-series is better than the first but since we haven't received any screeners, this could just be more hype. We thought the premiere was a bit slow and the characters a little remote but we're ready to warm up to it.
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The TV Junkie Plan: "X-Play", "Samurai", "Lost", "Southland", "The Daily Show" (Jude Law), Letterman (Jimmy Kimmel and Snoop Dogg), Fallon (Kristen Stewart and Dr. Drew).6:30pm X-Play G4 - Game Developers Conference coverage

7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - DVDuesday; Around the Net.

7:00pm Samurai History - Special Presentation

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8:00pm NCIS: Los Angeles CBS - When a Marine is killed in a drive-by shooting, the team fears his younger brother may also be targeted.

8:00pm 90210 The CW - Naomi goes on her first hike with Ivy and Liam; Annie gives Jasper an ultimatum; Gia and Adrianna's friendship grows.

8:00pm American Idol FOX - The 12 finalists perform songs by the Rolling Stones.

8:00pm The Biggest Loser NBC - One team earns a day of luxury and pampering by winning a food trivia challenge; chef Curtis Stone helps judge the teams in a cook-off.

9:00pm Lost ABC - Locke assigns Sawyer a mission.

9:00pm The Bad Girls Club: Reunion, Part 1 Oxygen - Special Presentation

10:00pm Southland TNT - Ben goes out alone for the first time; Lydia and Rene check on a recovering addict struggling to take care of her baby

10:00pm Justified FX - Gunslinging Deputy Raylan Givens confronts his old friend in Harlan, Ky., his hometown, where he has been reassigned.

10:00pm Parenthood NBC - Max is kicked out of school; Sarah breaks up with Jim; Crosby and Jabbar spend a fun day together

10:00pm FlashForward ABC - A recap of the first half of the season.

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10:00pm Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too Oxygen - Series Premiere

11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Jude Law

11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Dominic Monaghan; Kat Von D.; Joe Bonamassa.

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - From the highly anticipated Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the purely entertaining Rachael Harris is here. Comedian Jo Koy, comedian Loni Love and comedian Josh Wolf

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - TV host Jimmy Kimmel; actress Kirstie Alley; rapper Snoop Dog

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Hugh Jackman; actress Betty White; Collective Soul performs.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actress Kristen Stewart; Dr. Drew Pinsky; The Script performs.