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TV Junkie: Chelsea Handler to Host MTV VMAs; #MOACA DVDs; Scott Caan Injured; #SOA Promo Pack

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The MTV VMAs are coming to LA and Chelsea Handler is hosting the show. Sunday September 12 on MTV

The MTV VMAs are coming to LA and Chelsea Handler is hosting the show. Sunday September 12 on MTV
Some people don't like her style but she imitates no one and she's going to bring that attitude to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards on September 12th:Chelsea Handler will be the hostess with the mostest. We were at last year's VMAs in NYC which was a shizophrenic affair remembered only for Kanye West's crashing of Taylor Swift's award and not much else. Handler doesn't suffer idiots well and since the MTV crowd is full of idiots we're convinced she will put more than a few in their place. Seriously, we weren't even remotely considering watching the VMAs this year until we got the announcement of Handler's involvement. Who was it at MTV that came up with this brilliant idea? Dude, take your brains and go to a real network ASAP, they're being wasted at MTV.
We've talked it up enough and are pleased to see Andre Braugher nominated for an Emmy but if you haven't watched "Men of a Certain Age" here's your chance to pre-order in the season 1 DVD set. This is a good sign because it means you'll be able to Netflix it as well. This is a show whose episodes are worth multiple viewings and will stand the test of time.
We've seen the premiere of CBS' "Hawaii Five-0" and we think it's good, fun action TV with potential to be a hit. We talked to series star Scott Caan at the TCA summer sessions (see vid clip at end of post) so we're sorry to hear that he popped his ACL while on set. It's cool that the series will incorporate his injury into the plot but we hope he has a quick and comfortable recovery.
FX's "Sons of Anarchy" season 3 doesn't premiere until Tuesday, September 7 at 10pm but we had to share with you what FX sent us. Check out the video clip at the end of the post showing the #SOA guide and DVD of the first four episodes. We've seen the premiere and it's very good - we can't wait to dig into the DVD!
The TV Junkie Plan: "Pitchmen" (What will Sully do without Billy Mays?), "Curb Your Enthusiasm"/"Curb: The Discussion" (Ed Crasnick, Walter Kirn, Paul Provenza, Merrill Markoe), "Chelsea Lately" (Elisabeth Shue)9:00pm Burn Notice USA - Blind Spot

9:00pm Pitchmen Discovery - Season Premiere. A former marine believes he can revolutionize the flashlight; Sully puts his life on the line for an inventor carrying on his father's legacy.

9:00pm Rookie Blue ABC - Division 15 starts a city-wide search for an abducted 9-year-old girl; disturbing evidence is uncovered during an interrogation.

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9:00pm Gordon Ramsay's Great Escape Bravo - Ramsay is surrounded by vegetarians at an Ashram; a stop at Southern India to try their local alcohol and hottest curry in the world.

9:00pm American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior TLC - Paul Jr. is building his new building; Paul Sr. is upset that Jr. is after OCC's vendors.

9:15pm Mrs. Miniver TCM - (1942) William Wyler's Oscar-winning classic about the tensions faced by a family of hard-working Brits in war-torn England.

10:00pm Curb Your Enthusiasm/Curb: The Discussion TV Guide Network - "The Nanny from Hell" Episode: Larry, Jeff and the other restaurant investors are invited to party thrown by Hugh, a fellow stake-holder whose company happens to publish Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. Watch "Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Discussion" immediately following the show to see exclusive never-before-seen extras and watch host Susie Essman and panelists Ed Crasnick, Walter Kirn, Paul Provenza, Merrill Markoe as they debate the moral implications featured in this episode

10:00pm Futurama Comedy Central - A revolutionary invention allows the crew members to exchange minds.

10:00pm Royal Pains USA - Big Whoop

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actress Elisabeth Shue.

11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Jennifer Anniston

FX's "Sons of Anarchy" Promo Packet/Media Kit:

Scott Caan aka Det. Danny "Danno" Williams on CBS' "Hawaii Five-0":