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TV Junkie: Westerns Marathon on TCM Today in Honor of 'True Grit'

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"Rio Bravo" is one of many John Wayne films airing on TCM today in honor of the premiere of the newest version of "True Grit".


"Rio Bravo" is one of many John Wayne films airing on TCM today in honor of the premiere of the newest version of "True Grit".
Be sure to read our movie review of True Grit (yes, our eyes also work on movies) and if you feel like gearing up to see the movie, TCM is running a marathon of John Wayne Westerns all day. Just try to not talk like the Duke after a few of those.
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Yesterday we posted our Top Ten of 2010 list and received a lot of "agreeance" as Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst would have said. We had to compile several lists in order to make the master list, check them out here and listen to our Channel Zero podcastwhere we discussed our methodology, which basically boiled down to: I liked these shows.
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More proof that the networks really aren't making a play to establish Friday nights as a long-term investment for new TV: CBS is moving "Blue Bloods" from Fridays to Wednesday nights. This makes us worry about how much longer Fox will keep "The Good Guys" on the air - that's a fun show that might disappear sooner than later due to its Friday placement.
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Make a holiday mash-up of various Comedy Central personas, from Daniel Tosh to Cartman, and send it to your friends via Facebook and Twitter.
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Speaking of holiday mash-ups, our beloved Amy Sedaris will be on "The Joy Behar Show" tonight at 9pm (CNN Headline News) to talk (humorously) about holiday crafts. See the video clip at the end of this post.
---The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: "Human Target," "MythBusters," "Psych," "Conan" (Jack Black, Erika Nelson), Fallon (Ethan Hawke, Gillian Jacobs)

7:15pm John Wayne Westerns Marathon TCM - Rio Bravo, McClintock!, Big Jake

8:00pm The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2010 PBS/KOCE - The lighting of the tree in President's Park in Washington, D.C., includes performers Maroon 5, B.B. King, Sara Bareilles, Jackie Evancho, Jim James, and others; host Common.

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8:00pm Human Target Fox - Chance and Guerrero go under cover at a corporate office after a murder attempt.

8:00pm ADD and Loving It?! PBS/KCET - Challenges of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; the symptoms of the disorders in adults.

9:00pm MythBusters Discovery - Adam and Jamie test the merits of a famous assassination attempt; Kari, Grant and Tory test "slapping some sense" into someone.

9:00pm The Joy Behar Show CNN Headline News - Amy Sedaris guests!

10:00pm Psych USA - Season Finale. Shawn and Gus must use Yang's knowledge to save a kidnapped woman from Yin.

10:00pm Top Chef Bravo - Chefs must create a holiday stuffing dish with no utensils; catering the U.S. Open launch party.

11:00pm Conan TBS - Actor Jack Black; artist Erika Nelson; Jimmie Vaughan performs.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Denis Leary; holiday toy demonstration; Grace Potter & the Nocturnals perform.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Javier Bardem; wildlife expert Jarod Miller; Naturally 7 with the Agape International Choir perform.

12:00am Lopez Tonight TBS - Actress Hailee Steinfeld; Filter performs.

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12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Michael Clarke Duncan; TV-personality Grant Imahara.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Ethan Hawke; actress Gillian Jacobs; Jose Feliciano performs.