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TV Junkie: Tina Fey to Host 'SNL'; 3D TV

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Tina Fey will be hosting "Saturday Night Live" this weekend [Photo of Fey at the 2010 SAG Awards By Thomas Attila Lewis]


Tina Fey will be hosting "Saturday Night Live" this weekend [Photo of Fey at the 2010 SAG Awards By Thomas Attila Lewis]
Weekend EditionThe National Association of Broadcasters convention opens this weekend in Las Vegas and one of the biggest topics at the show will be 3D TV. While we don't have a problem donning some uncomfortable plastic shades for a couple hours in the movie theater, we really wonder if photos of the American family enjoying a night of television will feature them with giant, Blublockers-esque shades clamped on their faces for hours at a time. Stranger things have happened. What do you think - by what year will 3D TV be the primary way you watch TV?
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Hype? The title of this article, and other press that we've seen, is that Oprah Winfrey is planning a "late night show" on her new network to compete toe-to-toe with David Letterman and Jay Leno but we can't find Oprah actually saying that anywhere. Perhaps you could enlighten us.
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Over 100 territories are grabbing up the rights to AMC's "Prisoner" remake - 100 territories should prepare themselves for disappointment.
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Daytime Next Week: Here are highlights from Martha Stewart's show: Monday - fashion crafts with Queen Latifah; Tuesday - easy Italian recipes with Mario Batali; Wednesday - cooking NOLA with Rachel Maddow; Thursday - Katherine Heigl paints pots. The Wendy Williams Show will feature: Monday - Jennifer Love Hewitt; Tuesday - Valerie Harper and Katrina of Katrina and the Waves; Wednesday - Benjamin Bratt; Thursday - Marlee Matlin; Friday - Kevin Nealon.
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The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - Bill Maher, "Stargate Universe", "The Soup", Fallon (Jeff Daniels); Saturday - Ship of Fools. "SNL" (Tina Fey hosts!); Sunday - Cycling (Paris Roubaix), "LIFE" x 2 (Hunters, Insects), "Breaking Bad", "Treme" (late night repeat).

Tonight

8:00pm Real Time With Bill Maher HBO - Musician Billie Joe Armstrong; comic Chris Rock; chef Alice Waters.

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8:00pm Live From Abbey Road Sundance - Lyle Lovett; Doves; Noisettes.

9:00pm Gator 911 CMT - Series Premiere. A 300 pound alligator; an 8-foot long female protecting her nest

9:00pm Dateline NBC NBC - Profiling the "Bling Ring" tonight - the teens that stole millions of dollars’ worth of designer goods from the homes of celebrities like Lindsay Lohan and Orlando Bloom

9:00pm Bill Moyers Journal PBS/KCET - Author Louise Erdrich talks about how her heritage influences her life and work; former U.S. Army Col. Andrew J. Bacevich discusses the war in Afghanistan

9:00pm Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution ABC - Jamie makes a bet that he can teach 1,000 people to cook in one week.

9:00pm Chandon Pictures Sundance - 2 new episodes

9:00pm Funny or Die Presents HBO - "The Slovin & Allen Show"; "Sleeping With Celebrities"; "Designated Driver"; "Playground Politics."

9:00pm Kitchen Nightmares FOX - Chef Ramsay returns to two California restaurants to see if his recommendations are being followed

9:00pm Stargate Universe Syfy - Dr. Rush and Chloe suffer from nightmares following their ordeal on the alien vessel, and Rush suspects a tracking device may have been put on the hull of the ship

9:00pm What Not to Wear TLC - When a nudist decides to wear clothes, she picks things that are either baggy or shapeless.

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9:30pm The Ricky Gervais Show HBO - Ricky and Stephen read passages from Karl's diary; nicknames; "Monkey News."

9:30pm Danger Coast CMT - Series Premiere. A boy dislocates his elbow in a boating accident

10:00pm The Soup E! - TGIF, time for Joel & Co.

10:00pm Friday Night With Jonathan Ross BBC America - Tina Fey; Heston Blumenthal; Aaron Johnson

10:00pm The Life & Times of Tim HBO - Tim finds inspiration at the races from Amy; Tim upsets an elephant trainer.

10:00pm Merlin Syfy - The Once and Future Queen

10:00pm Private Chefs of Beverly Hills Food - Series Premiere. The chefs cook a lunch for both humans and canines when a doggy spa throws a "shower" to woo a new client.

10:00pm The Message TLC - Special Presentation. A person gets a chance to send a message to someone he or she is desperate to find.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Animal handler Julie Scardina; actress Mary McCormack;

12:00am The Awkward Comedy Show Comedy Central - Special Presentation. Comics Hannibal Buress, Eric Andre, Baron Vaughn, Marina Franklin and Victor Varnado perform

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Jeff Daniels; actress Olivia Munn; Black Rebel Motorcycle Club performs.

12:45am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Kunal Nayyar.

Saturday

7:30pm Boxing HBO - Andre Berto vs. Carlos Quintana, Welterweights

8:15pm Ship of Fools TCM - (1965) Passengers (Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, Oskar Werner) on an ocean liner headed from the Americas to Germany reflect a world headed for Nazi influence.

9:00pm Mega Piranha Syfy - Special Presentation. Mutated Amazonian fish eat their way toward Florida

9:30pm 24/7: Mayweather/Mosley HBO - Season Premiere. Training camp opens

10:00pm America's Worst Driver Travel - Drivers compete in scenic but congested Seattle.

11:25pm Saturday Night Live NBC - Host Tina Fey; Justin Bieber performs.

Sunday

3:00pm Cycling Versus - Paris Roubaix

4:00pm ATP Tennis Tennis - U.S. Clay Court Championships, Final. From Houston

8:00pm Life Discovery - Hunters. The ability to learn from experiences and develop novel solutions to problems has allowed mammals to find prey and avoid being preyed upon.

8:00pm The Amazing Race 16 CBS - Tempers flare when racers put a target on one team; feuds come to a head.

8:00pm Nature - Moment of Impact: Jungle PBS/KCET - Live-action footage, along with high-definition cameras and computer graphics, reveals what happens when animals of astounding ability connect with one another.

9:00pm The Celebrity Apprentice NBC - Both teams must create a commercial starring professional basketball players Clyde Drexler and Scottie Pippen; one team is hindered by several teammates who aren't pulling their weight.

9:00pm Masterpiece Classic PBS/KCET - The Diary of Anne Frank. Anne Frank reflects on her life in a cramped hidden annex during World War II.

9:00pm Life Discovery - Environmen Insects. Insects outnumber all other species put together; profile of the Darwin stag beetle.

9:00pm The Tudors Showtime - Season Premiere. King Henry marries his fifth wife, inspiring jealousy in a trusted courtier.

9:00pm The Pacific HBO - Basilone's celebrity grows on the war bonds tour; Sledge gets his first taste of combat; the 1st Marine Division meets Japanese resist

9:00pm Undercover Boss CBS - Season Finale. When the president of 1-800-Flowers works under cover, he is surprised by customers' perception of the brand.

9:00pm Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business VH1 - Series Premiere. Sonja wants Brandy and Ray J to start handling more of the business.

10:00pm Breaking Bad Discovery - Walt loses control, endangering his job and relationships; Hank throws himself into his investigation; Jesse has a new plan.

10:00pm Hoarding: Buried Alive TLC - Two women seek help for their compulsive hoarding problems.

10:00pm Army Wives Lifetime - Season Premiere. Denise and Frank face the aftermath of the gunshot fired in their home; Trevor and Roxy look forward to the arrival of their baby.

10:00pm Basketball Wives VH1 - Series Premiere. Shaunie O'Neal returns to Miami for a night out.

10:00pm Treme HBO - Series Premiere. A New Orleans neighborhood celebrates its first second-line parade since Hurricane Katrina

10:00pm Madhouse History - Season Finale

10:30pm What Chilli Wants VH1 - Series Premiere. Chilli seeks help from Tionna Smalls

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"Treme" premieres on HBO on Sunday, here's an interview with series star Wendell Pierce:
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