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TV Junkie: Palin-vision on Discovery @ $1.2 million/episode
Yeah, even more weird shite happens on "Lost" tonight at 9pm (ABC) - who's up for a drinking game?
Discovery Communications is the network supposedly in the lead for capturing Sarah Palin's "Alaska" travelogue. Palin has reportedly demanded $1.2 million per episode which would make the series the most expensive nature series ever produced - and the Republicans want to complain about the cost of health care reform?
Hey web series fiends: the Streamys are coming! The Streamys are coming! You can go and vote for your favorite show every day before the awards ceremony on April 11th.
Programming Note: What with "The Daily Show" on hiatus, we are now an even more regular visitor to E!'s "Chelsea Lately" whose round table will be graced by our incredibly funny friend Greg Proops tonight at 11pm - don't miss it.
Coming on April 10th will be the Academy of Television's College TV Awards which will be hosted by "Dancing With The Stars" host Tom Bergeron. Included among the honorees is producer Nigel Lythgoe ("American Idol", "So You Think You Can Dance") who will be awarded the annual Philanthropy Award. Stay tuned to the website to see who very well may be the TV creators of tomorrow.
Remember how we talked up Discovery's "Life" premiere on Sunday? How did you like it? Discovery scored a huge number of viewers (33+ million) with the premiere, we hope some of those people end up giving a crap about the environment and become members of or donate to Audubon, Sierra Club, or a similar organization.
The TV Junkie Plan: @aots, "Lost", "Southland", "Chelsea Lately" (Greg Proops!), Letterman (Ben Stiller, chef Jamie Oliver)7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - New DVD releases; epic failure; trends.
8:00pm 90210 The CW - Gia admits that she has feelings for Adrianna; Dixon's birth mother visits unexpectedly; Teddy and Silver go on their first official date
8:00pm American Idol FOX - The top 11 contestants perform.
9:00pm Lost ABC - Richard must make a difficult decision. Reallllly?
10:00pm The Bad Girls Club: Reunion, Part 2 Oxygen - Special Presentation
10:00pm Southland TNT - A USC student is murdered in Compton; Kenny and Andy canvass the neighborhood; Nate and Sammy investigate a house where a party took place
10:00pm Justified FX - Raylan tracks an escaped prisoner desperate to reunite with his former wife and a hidden fortune.
10:00pm Parenthood NBC - Adam and Kristina try to investigate Haddie's secret relationship; Jabbar has an accident under Crosby's watch.
10:00pm Yojimbo TCM - (1961) A free-lance samurai (Toshirý Mifune) works both sides of the street in a village split by warring merchants.
10:05pm V ABC - A recap of the first four episodes summarizes what has happened since the Vs arrived.
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Find out tonight how star of "V" Scott Wolf is basically Chelsea Lately family. Comedian Chris Franjola, comedian Christina Pazsitzky and comedian Greg Proops
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Ben Stiller; chef Jamie Oliver; Justin Bieber performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Gerard Butler; actress Sofia Vergara; Rodrigo y Gabriela performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Scott Wolf; actor Clark Duke; Neon Trees perform.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Jay Baruchel; TV host Regis Philbin.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Professional wrestler John Cena; the Besnard Lakes perform.