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TV Junkie: Monday
Last night TLC's "I Can Make You Thin" had some good ideas in it but it felt and looked like a frickin' Ronco infomercial. Did anyone watch "John Adams" on HBO? How about Parker Posey in "The Return of Jezebel James" on Friday night? For a St. Paddy's Day themed show tonight, check out the "Ghost Hunters" repeat on SciFi at 9:00pm.
8:00pm Dancing With the Stars ABC - Season Premiere. Here we are with Season 6, the lineup is: Magician Penn Jillette, Marlee Matlin (yes, the deaf one), radio yuckster Adam Carolla, NFL god Jason Taylor, tennis champ Monica Seles, Olympic skater Kristi Yamaguchi, R&B singer Mario, Steve Guttenberg, Shannon Elizabeth, Christian de la Fuente, Priscilla Presley and Marissa Jaret Winokur.
8:00pm Top Gear BBCA - The boys (right) attempt a 1,000-mile drive across Africa's Kalahari Desert.
8:00-10:00pm The Big Bang Theory / How I Met Your Mother / Two and a Half Men / The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS - All new tonight.
9:00pm Hair TCM - (1979) John Savage and Beverly D'Angelo star in Milos Forman's film version of the music. If you don't think you can or want to watch this, just tune in for the opening sequence in Central Park.
9:00pm Ghost Hunters SCIFI - (Repeat) TAPS explores a mysterious set of ruins in Ireland; an English tavern built over a 16th-century prison
9:30-11:00pm Unbeatable Banzuke / Attack of the Show G4 - New "Unbeatable" tonight followed by "Attack of the Show"'s coverage of the SXSW Festival among other things.
9:32pm The Bachelor: London Calling ABC - Season Premiere.
12:35am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - Martha Stewart(!), Lance Krall, Billy Bragg
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.