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TV Junkie: 'V' Season Premiere; WE tv Rollout; Kiefer Speaks; What's On Your Plate + Ed Begley Jr. = teh awesomeness

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"V" returns tonight at 10pm on ABC


"V" returns tonight at 10pm on ABC
Just when we were getting into a set weekly schedule everything gets tossed around and tonight is no exception with the return of "V" on ABC at 10pm. We've heard that the show does push some extremes in the 10pm slot which is reassuring as we didn't want another milquetoasty prime time show. Fortunately we'll be able to catch "Southland" and "Justified" on repeat later in the evening.
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Today WE tv released its upcoming slate of programming which includes: a reality show about seniors in their Disneyland-like retirement complex in Arizona called "Sunset Daze" which begins airing on April 28th; and another reality series that will begin airing before the end of 2010 called "Mother Knows Best?" about Joan Rivers moving into her daughter Melissa's house and turning her life topsy-turvy. Among other series aquisitions, those who won't be getting enough Alyssa Milano from her new show, "Romantically Chellenged" (starting April 12th on ABC), will be able to watch back-to-back episodes of "Charmed" on WE starting on June 21st.---
Variety has a great interview with Kiefer Sutherland about how he's going to wrap up "24". When asked if he would do TV again, Sutherland replied "Absolutely. My experience was phenomenal. It's really the home of the drama."
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Our friend Ed Begley Jr. will help conduct a Q&A after the screening of the film>What's On Your Plate? at the Hammer Museum this Thursday, April 1st, at 7pm. If you didn't see What's On Your Plate? on Planet Green when we highlighted it back in February, here is your chance to see this great movie and ask questions of the film's creators. the now teen-aged Sadie and Safiyah who did the movie when they were 11-years-old. This film is not just for kids/teenagers - it asks and answers many questions about where we get our food from, particularly in an urban setting.
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The Hollywood Reporter has a great summary of what pilots are in process: Rockford Files" and "Hawaii Five-O" are on the plate and Conan O'Brien's production company will have a pilot produced for NBC.
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We've got a couple promo embeds at the end of the post: The final season of "The Hills" has an extended promo and the amazing and incredible "LIFE" from Discovery is giving us some sneak peeks.
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The TV Junkie Plan: @aots, #DWTS, "Lost", "V", "Chelsea Lately" (Johnny Weir), Letterman (Luke Wilson), Ferguson (Greg Kinnear)

7:00pm Attack of the Show! E! - Galacticpedia; new DVD releases.

8:00pm The Biggest Loser NBC - Eliminated contestants vie for a spot back in the competition; a friendship begins to unravel.

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8:00pm V: The Final Battle Syfy - Resistance fighters (Marc Singer, Faye Grant) develop a toxin to eradicate the alien invaders.

8:00pm 90210 The CW - Naomi butts heads with the Blaze's new faculty adviser; Adrianna confides in Silver and Naomi about her feelings for Gia (big mistake!)

8:00pm American Idol FOX - R&B singer Usher mentors the 10 finalists as they prepare to perform.

8:00pm Dancing With the Stars ABC - The celebrity with the lowest score is eliminated; The Beach Boys perform; actor John Stamos makes a special appearance.

9:00pm Frontline: The Quake PBS/KCET - Relief efforts for earthquake victims in Haiti.

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9:00pm Lost ABC - Sun and Jin continue to search for each other; Locke confronts his enemy.

10:00pm Southland TNT - Gangsters open fire in a crowded club; tensions rise between Sal and Gil; Sammy confronts his wife about photographing gang members.

10:00pm Parenthood NBC - Drew helps Adam out when Max rejoins the baseball team; Sarah makes friends with Amber's English teacher (Jason Ritter)

10:00pm Independent Lens PBS/KCET - The first year of the Bronx Center for Science & Mathematics, a high school in New York's South Bronx.

10:00pm V ABC - Season Premiere. Erica is attacked in her home; the Resistance recruits a dangerous new member

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10:00pm Law & Order: Criminal Intent USA - Season Premiere

10:00pm Justified FX - Raylan's search for a missing informant puts him into contact with two ex-cons looking to enhance their violent reputations.

11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Robin Williams

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir; round-table participants include Jo Koy, Lil JJ and Sarah Colonna.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Luke Wilson; Pam Stout, Tea Party Patriot; Alan Jackson performs.

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11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - TV show host Joy Behar; actor Thomas Haden Church; Shooter Jennings performs.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actress Miley Cyrus; the first "Dancing With the Stars" castoff; Erykah Badu performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Greg Kinnear; actress Amanda Righetti.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Edward Norton; mixed martial arts fighter Chuck Liddell; comic Moshe Kasher.

"The Hills" lord help us:

"LIFE" on Discovery - Upcoming episode highlight of bulldog bats fishing at night: