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TV Junkie: Dish Network Drops FSN, FX, + Other Channels - WTF?

Kay Panabaker plays the thought-reading Daphne Powell in ABC's "No Ordinary Family", tonight at 8pm.
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Don't forget to check out our interview with Romy Rosemont from Fox's "Glee".
If you are a Dish network customer your access to shows on Fox, FX, FSN, National Geographic, and more has just been eliminated according to the Hollywood Reporter. This seems like a phenomenally stupid move as this is already a very competitive market. Right now you are pretty much guaranteed in getting a better monthly rate from any service provider just by calling up and threatening to switch services, just mention an ad you've seen from a competitor and you can cut a deal. Meanwhile, what're you going to do tonight as "Glee", "Raising Hope", and "Sons of Anarchy" air? Time to secure some couch time at a friend's house.[OK, thanks for alerting me to some discrepancies between what The Hollywood Reporter posted as well as what @FXNetworks tweeted this afternoon. Right now if you go to this website it says that FSN, FX, and a few other channels have already been cancelled on Dish in the 91602 zip code and that they will be canceling access to Fox as of November 1st.]
Going to be in NYC next week? Got friends out there? Russell Brand will be interviewed live at the TimesCenter on Tuesday, October 12, at 6:30pm. There are no LA dates listed for his Booky Wook 2: This time it's personal book tour (as of this post) so this might be your only chance. We hope to speak with him or at least snap some pics that we will, of course, post here. More info/tix available at
Funny AP story says that Jason Schwartzman's bulldog Arrow will have a cameo on an upcoming episode of "Bored To Death" (Sundays @ 10pm on HBO). In related "Bored To Death" news, creator Jonathan Ames is continuing to do his weekly blog posts that dissect each episode scene-by-scene, providing plenty of insight and humor - here's this week's edition.
Last week we thought "No Ordinary Family" (8pm on ABC) was surprisingly good so we're watching again, "Raising Hope" (9pm on Fox) promises to be good, "Sons of Anarchy" will embark into unknown territory (are the boys really going to Ireland??), and we're very interested in seeing Anthony Bourdain on Jimmy Fallon to wrap up our night. The 10pm slot is so competitive right now - we know we're ignoring both "Parenthood" and "Caprica", both excellent shows for very different viewers, but we're here to make a choice.
The TV Junkie Plan: "No Ordinary Family", "Raising Hope", "360 Sessions", "Sons of Anarchy", "TheDaily Show" (Bruce Willis), Letterman (Tony Blair), Fallon (Tom Selleck; chef Anthony Bourdain)