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TV Junkie: Monday

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At this point my whole week is focused on getting to AMC's Breaking Bad which debuts this upcoming Sunday. AMC scored a couple Golden Globes with Mad Men, let's see if they can repeat the success. On face value Breaking Bad is more interesting than anything the Big Four have planned for us.

Late night is troubling me lately since NBC and Comedy Central aren't posting their guests into the news feeds or their websites I have no idea who's appearing so therefore I can't report on it. I guess the strategy is to keep it mysterious as a way to get people to tune in to find out who will be there. I do have to say that Conan's Wednesday interview/profile of Late Night associate producer Jordan Slansky was absolutely hilarious and is my vote for the late night (across all channels) segment of the week.

6:30pm Val Lewton Marathon TCM - The movies of horror master Val Lewton are featured tonight. Starting with Cat People, then I Walked With A Zombie, followed by a documentary hosted by Martin Scorcese, then on to The Leopard Man, The Seventh Victim, and The Curse of the Cat People. TV Junkie Pick O' The Night.

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8:00pm Prison Break FOX - New episodes. Um, yay, this series is back.

9:00pm American Experience: Oswald's Ghost PBS/KCET - No, this isn't about the animated blue octopus voiced by Fred Savage, this is all about dispelling the myths surrounding the JFK assassination.

9:00pm Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles FOX - Now in it's regular slot. My problem is that Sarah ain't buff enough.

10:00pm Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations TRAVEL - Bourdain touches his monkey in Berlin. TV Junkie 10:00pm Pick

11:30pm The Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Mrs. Tom Cruise guests, Maroon 5 performs

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Oscar winner Ben Kinglsey and hot Scientologist Laura Prepon guest; the amazing Lupe Fiasco performs.