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TV Junkie: "Idol"; Charlie Rose gets O'Tooled; "Naked Trucker" Premieres

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A Word or 33:
Is anyone watching "Idol"? I can't believe it's back, I just haven't accepted it. Maybe when Diana Ross comes on as a consultant, perhaps after she sues "Dreamgirls," then I might consider it.

Today - Wednesday - January 17th, 2007

Lakers @ Spurs (KCAL, 6:00 p.m.)

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"Foreign Correspondent" (TCM, 7:00 p.m.) A '40s classic from Hitchcock.

"American Idol" (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) Season premiere part deux.

"Armed & Famous" (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) LaToya helps a pregnant woman who delivers in her car, that poor baby to have LaToya be one of the first sights in its new world.

"22nd Century" (PBS, 9:00 p.m.) A new theory suggests that all brains will be wired together like the web. Dude.

"Beauty and the Geek" (the CW, 8:00 p.m.) Geek makeover.

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"According to Jim" (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) A full hour, if you can take it.

"The Third Man" (TCM, 9:15 p.m.) With Orson Welles, excellent chase scene through the sewers of Austria - one of the best movies ever.

"The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show" (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.) Series premiere.

"Maui Fever" (MTV, 10:30 p.m.) Series premiere. They have antibiotics for that you know.

"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" (Comedy Central, 11:00 p.m.) Living legend Jerry Rice

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"Charlie Rose (PBS, 11:30 p.m.) Living legend Peter O'Toole

"The Colber(t) Repor(t)" (Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.) Living legend Sir Richard Clarke

"Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS, 11:30 p.m.) The irrepressable Tina Fey, Terri and Bindi Irwin

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC, 11:35 p.m.) "Harpie" Meredith Vieira, Ryan Reynolds (one of the guys from "Two Guys, A Girl..."), Robin Thicke performs

"Late Night With Conan O'Brien" (NBC, 12:35 a.m.) Robin Wright Penn, young actor guy Colin Hanks, the Holmes Brothers perform

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"The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" (CBS, 12:35 a.m.) Juliette Lewis(!), Common, Aaron Lewis (the guy from Staind) performs

"Jimmy Kimmel LIVE" (ABC, 12:05 a.m.) "Scrubs" guy Zach Braff, "Scrubs" guy Donald Faison, "Flying Tomato" Shaun White, Naked Trucker & T-Bones from Comedy Central

the remaining Irwins via AP