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TV Junkie: Election Night TV Choices + Current TV/Twitter/Digg Event
In case you've been in a coma for the last two years, here's some breaking news: today is Election Day. Even Palestinian terrorists/freedom fighters are watching coverage (see right) so get locked and loaded "my friends".
As you arrive home and turn on the tube get ready to be assaulted by caffeine- (and probably cocaine-) fueled pundits of every psycho stripe. We've got some suggestions below of how to navigate through this mess of an evening that has derailed most programming, particularly late night.
For a pundit-free alternative, per our interview with Current TV exec Chloe Sladden a couple weeks ago, please note that Current, Twitter, and Digg, have teamed up for a night of election coverage with a live DJ set from Diplo. Go to Current TV at 4pm (Pacific) to get on board and Twitter away your evening.
The TV Junkie Plan: constant clicking through the networks to look at election results, "Indecision '08", "The Shield" (guilty pleasure)
Election Night Coverage Multiple Networks - Our friends are evenly split between MSNBC and PBS as their networks of choice for this, but we also advise checking out BBC America for a more impartial look at the evening.
"Decision" Marathon TCM - With some humor, TCM is airing a series of movies with "decision" in the title: "Command Decision", "Decision Against Time", "The Valley of Decision", etc. We love this network but who made the decision to put Rose McGowan on there as a cinema expert as well as the extremely crummy new "Feature Presentation" intros?
7:00pm Indecision '08: America's Choice Comedy Central - Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart report on Election Night 2008.
9:00pm Dirty Jobs Discovery - Mike Rowe learns that many former presidents had dirty jobs.
10:00pm Scare Tactics Sci Fi - Season Finale
10:00pm The Shield FX - Vic puts out a bounty with the gangs; David tries for control of the ICE investigation; a romantic day turns dangerous (dude, that always happens to me).
11:00pm Gimme My Reality Show Fox Reality - Season Finale
Pic of Palestine Liberation Front members watching US election coverage via AP