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TV Junkie: A Treat for Truebies; Louis C.K. on 'The Daily Show' Tonight

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Method Shapeshifting with Marshall Allman from Janina Gavankar
"True Blood" fans will want to check out the above Funny or Die video with Marshall Allman and Janina Gavankar who both play shapeshifters on the show. This season of "True Blood" gets crazy with shapeshifters, just you wait.
AMC's "Breaking Bad" had their premiere party today reminding us that the show is back on the air on Sunday, July 17, at 10pm. It's been great to see Bryan Cranston get his multiple Emmys and Aaron Paul score one last year and this year we hope to see Dean Norris nominated in addition to seeing the show itself get some noms. As we mentioned in our Bill Burr post last week, we will also be seeing the comedian/actor in at least a couple episodes, something that is highly anticipated both by fans of the show as well as the world of comedy. Every season, sometimes every episode of "Breaking Bad" ends with a kind of nadir that seems impossible to both rise out of as well as sink lower but somehow Vince Gilligan keeps us going along. Walter White seems committed to engineering this life of crime and now it looks like his wife Skyler is on board with it; will Marie get our favorite DEA agent Hank get out of his injury-induced depression? There seems to be a pattern every season with a character who goes off the deep end, who's it going to be this time? We're thinking perhaps Walter White Jr., what about you?
Last week Louis C.K. worked over "The Tonight Show" (not sure if/when we will see him back there), last night Louis had the "Late Night With Jimmy Kimmel" in the palm of his hand, and tonight he heads over to "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" where we're sure he'll be pushing some limits as he'll know he's on a cable show. Of course, all of this is in promotion of "Louie" which is on Thursdays at 10:30pm, just after "Wilfred," easily making the night the funniest of the week.
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: "History Detectives," "Deadliest Catch," "Tosh.0," "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" (Louis C.K.), "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (Actor Jason Bateman; NFL player Dhani Jones; comic Hannibal Buress)

8:00pm History Detectives PBS/KOCE - U.S. World War II propaganda leaflet; Tiffany window artists; two descendants of Spanish Civil War soldiers unite.

9:00pm White Collar USA - Dentist of Detroit Peter and Neal help Mozzie rework a scam to prevent a mob war.

9:00pm Deadliest Catch Discovery - It's Not All Mai Tais and Yahtzee A loose pot causes havoc on the Kodiak; a Seabrooke crewman is nearly crushed by ice; the new skipper of the Cornelia Marie courts mutiny

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9:00pm Memphis Beat TNT - A father seeks Dwight's help to find his missing daughter; Lt. Rice is not told an important piece of family news; Whitehead must brush up on his firearm skills.

9:00pm Frontline PBS/KOCE - Child death cases where the medical evidence used for convictions turned out to be unreliable or wrong; for-profit colleges recruit veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan; a doctor focuses on hard to treat patients.

10:00pm Tosh.0 Comedy Central - The miracle of Daniel Tosh continues to create disciples

10:00pm Covert Affairs USA - All the Right Friends Annie and a spy are forced to run after an assassin attacks them.

10:00pm HawthoRNe TNT - Detective Renata asks Christina to help his mother; Steve's father visits; Tom offers Camille a job at the hospital.

10:00pm POV PBS/KOCE - My Perestroika Five classmates recall the challenges, dreams and disappointments of growing up behind the Iron Curtain.

10:00pm Life at the Top TCM - (1965) An opportunist (Laurence Harvey) has an affair with a London reporter (Honor Blackman) after 10 years of marriage to his boss's daughter (Jean Simmons).

10:00pm Love Lust Sundance - Love Lust & The Undead Vampires and zombies in pop culture.

10:00pm Chopped Food - Thyme Flies Two proteins in the appetizer basket; chaos in the entree round; mushroom dishes.

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actress Liv Tyler; comic Joy Koy; comic Loni Love; comic Gary Valentine.

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11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Louis C.K. guests

11:00pm Conan TBS - Actor Elijah Wood; actress Leslie Bibb; Gillian Welch performs.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Tom Hanks; Sleepy Man Banjo Boys perform.

12:00am Lopez Tonight TBS - Comic Andy Richter; Eliza Doolittle performs.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Jason Bateman; NFL player Dhani Jones; comic Hannibal Buress.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Reality-TV personality Paris Hilton; author Neil Gaiman.

Tonight on "Deadliest Catch" (Discovery at 9pm):