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TV Junkie: ABC.com All Commercial? Gordon Ramsay Returns; Conan is Hot Tonight

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Gordon Ramsay in "Hell's Kitchen" on FOX
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Anyone else watch programming on ABC.com? Get ready for more commercials on that web property as their research has shown that they can pump a lot more commercials at viewers than they thought they could. You gotta love the attitude of one of the members of the National Association of Television Program Executives, a panel that is supportive of the research findings: "The key is what is that very fine line and balance before we push them (the audience) over the edge of being pissed."Late night TV is pretty hot tonight, 'specially Conan, who's got Jon Stewart, Mary Lynn Rajskub, and that most excellent comedian, Mike Birbiglia.

The TV Junkie Plan: "Dragon's Den", "Hell's Kitchen", "Treasure Quest", Leno, Conan

8:00pm Dragon's Den BBC America - Large document folders; sneaker deodorant; rearview mirrors for horseback riders.

9:00pm Hell's Kitchen FOX - Season Premiere.

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9:00pm Supernatural The CW - Dea and Sam go under cover to investigate a series of murders at their old high school.

10:00pm Private Practice ABC - Addison's brother, Archer, moves to Los Angeles to work at Pacific Wellcare.

10:00pm Treasure Quest Discovery - Odyssey discovers a shipwreck that could change history.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actress Jenna Fischer; actor Justin Long; Franz Ferdinand performs.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Andy Garcia; Ian Golder; Kraak & Smaak performs.

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12:35am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - TV show host Jon Stewart; actress Mary Lynn Rajskub; comic Mike Birbiglia.