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TV Junkie: Alec Guinness Marathon on TCM Tonight; Bud Greenspan Marathon Starts on the 1st

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These are just some of the characters that Alec Guinness plays in "Kind Hearts and Coronets" tonight on TCM along with several other Alec Guinness

These are just some of the characters that Alec Guinness plays in "Kind Hearts and Coronets" tonight on TCM along with several other Alec Guinness
Please check out our interview with four-time Emmy-winner Greg Fitzsimmons. You may be watching up to 3 shows he is is involved with in 2011.
Veteran documentarian Bud Greenspan died earlier this month and he will be honored on Universal Sports with 9 consecutive nights of his films being featured on the network starting on January 1st with his film on the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic games. We'll have more on this as these dates approach.
Your heart may still have that rosyholiday glow but let's look at the hard numbers for those holiday shows: turns out that CBS' Hallmark Hall of Fame movie November Christmas pulled in the most viewers with 13.5 million for its Nov. 28 telecast. Thankfully the classic "Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer" was in second, tied with NBC's Christmas at Rockefeller Center, each pulling in 11.3 million on November 30.
The AP is reporting that a Los Angeles TV writer has been found dead at Hawaii resort. Aron Abrams was a producer of "Everybody Hates Chris," "Grounded for Life," "3rd Rock from the Sun," and "King of the Hill." We'll report more as we hear it.
There is a cool marathon of Alec Guinness marathon on TCM tonight.
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: The Man in the White Suit, The Ladykillers, "Chelsea Lately"7:30pm The Man in the White Suit TCM - (1951) A chemist (Alec Guinness) alarms British textile tycoons with a new fabric impervious to dirt, wear and tear.

8:00pm Undercovers NBC - Steven and Samantha are pulled away from their romantic Greek vacation to help with a hostage situation in Tel Aviv.

8:00pm Tavis Smiley Reports PBS/KCET - Dudamel: Conducting a Life Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel.

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9:00pm My Strange Addiction MTV - Season Premiere. Mentally ill freaks.

9:00pm Great Performances PBS/KCET - Celebracion! Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil With Juan Diego Florez The 2010 opening night gala features overtures and arias in bel canto style, as well as Latin American song and orchestral dances; with tenor Juan Diego Florez.

9:00pm The Ladykillers TCM - (1955) A toothy British crook (Alec Guinness) and his gang involve their daffy landlady (Katie Johnson) in a bank caper.

9:00pm Inside the NFL Showtime - NFL news and updates, huge football weekend coming up.

10:45pm Kind Hearts and Coronets TCM - (1949) The 10th Duke of Chalfont (Dennis Price) engineers fatal accidents for eight heirs, all played by Guinness.

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Musician Keyshia Cole