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TV Junkie: 'Chopping Block' Premieres; 'DWTS' Rocks; 'South Park' Returns
"Chopping Block" on NBC @ 8:00pm
Tonight NBC is going to attempt to out-Gordon Ramsay FOX with Chef Marco Pierre White's new show, "Chopping Block". Our guess is that White will not have as foul a mouth as Ramsay but will have all his other TV-worthy qualities: intimidation, rage, and viciousness. May the most evil bastard chef win.Big surprise here, Monday's"Dancing with the Stars" took the ratings cake - we'd like to take credit for DWTS' record-breaking night because of our talking up the appearance of Steve Wozniak on the show, so we're waiting for our flowers and chocolates from ABC.
The TV Junkie Plan: "Chopping Block", "Ghost Hunters", "Damages", "The Daily Show", Kimmel (I love you Jaime Pressly), and Fallon (Russell Brand - again!)
8:00pm Chopping Block NBC - Series Premiere
8:00pm Lie to Me FOX - New time slot
8:00pm The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS - A scatterbrained mother at Ritchie's school starts depending heavily on Christine.
9:00pm American Idol FOX - New time slot
9:00pm Ghost Hunters Sci Fi - Season Premiere
10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - Season Premiere
10:00pm Damages FX - As Patty increases the pressure in her case against UNR, the opposition starts to show its cracks
10:00pm Make Me a Supermodel Bravo - The models must use candy as their inspiration for their next photo shoot.
10:30pm Important Things With Demetri Martin Comedy Central - Safety
11:00pm The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Paul Rudd
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actress Jaime Pressly; animal handler Kristin McMillan; the Pretenders perform.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Russell Brand; show hosts Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht; The Virgins perform.
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