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TV Junkie: Monday Night Picks - Beware the Onslaught of New Shows
8-11pm CBS - All new episodes of: How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory (series premiere!), Two and a Half Men, Rules of Engagement, CSI: Miami
8:00pm The War PBS - I think PBS completely effed this up by taking this great series head-to-head against a week of season and series premieres on the networks and cable. They should have shown it last week or the week before where there wasn't jack-shit on TV. Whaddaya think the kids are gonna do this week: choose scary and depressing shit in B&W or tightly packaged ass in HD?
8:00pm Dancing With the Stars ABC - Season premiere. Scary Spice vs Jennie Garth and other battles.
8:00pm Chuck NBC - Series premiere. I think this show looks awful. It might be great, but NBC didn't send LAist no previews so I'm going to have to go by the promos as well as a truly obnoxious 10+ minute-long preview in a movie theater over the weekend. It was 10+ minutes long and I didn't see anything about the show that I didn't see in the commercials on TV - I want my 10 minutes of life back NBC!!
9:00pm Heroes NBC - Season premiere. Check out this great postby Julie Wolfson on some flicks the cast made.
9:00pm The Bachelor ABC - Season premiere. Now the man bait is an entrepreneur.
10:00pm Journeyman NBC - Series premiere. I'm gonna have to make this my pick for the night since it stars Kevin McKidd who kicked ass in HBO's Rome, a favorite series of mine. This show might be a gimmicky flop but there's nothing else on at 10pm. Oh wait, another hour of The War is on.
11:00pm Charlie Rose PBS - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad makes another appearance on US TV.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel LIVE ABC - Kanye West, Jeff Garlin
12:35am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - Jim Gaffigan (with another episode of Pale Force I hope!); Rilo Kiley [UPDATE: NBC has informed me that YES, there will be a new episode of Pale Force and you check a preview out HERE]
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