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TV Junkie: Shark Week Is Back!

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Shark Week is Back!!


Shark Week is Back!!
Finally Shark Week is back on Discovery - and it's about time because other than Shark Week and IFC's "Bollywood Hero" (on Thursday), this is one dead week of TV.
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This week the TCA gave it's annual "Program of the Year" award to "Battlestar Galactica", with HBO scoring more awards than any other network. [Hey TCA, ain't it about time you offered LAist membership? We write more about TV than a lot of your members do.]
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The CEO of PBS discussed that the Obama Administration has left funds intact for the network unlike the ongoing efforts of 8 years of the Bush White House.
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The TV Junkie Plan: "Air Jaws", "Deadly Waters", "Weeds", "Nurse Jackie", Letterman, Fallon.8:00pm Air Jaws: Sharks of South Africa Discovery - White sharks hurtle out of the water to attack their prey.

9:00pm The Closer TNT - Brenda reopens a murder investigation when the man who confessed gets the details of the crime wrong during his allocution

9:00pm Deadly Waters Discovery - Les Stroud checks out shark hot spots in an effort to determine the world's deadliest waters.

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10:00pm Raising the Bar TNT - Jerry tries to get a continuance in order to give a woman the chance to help her son complete his college applications

10:00pm Day of the Shark 2 Discovery - A great white shark breaks through a shark cage, trapping the divers; a shark attacks a former Navy SEAL.

10:00pm Weeds Showtime - Suck 'n' Spit

10:00pm Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Bravo - New one!

10:30pm Nurse Jackie Showtime - Jackie admits a dying patient she previously treated

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Daniel Radcliffe; ballerina Veronika Part; Levon Helm performs; actor Sacha Baron Cohen presents the Top Ten List

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Ashton Kutcher; actress Charlyne Yi; Gomez performs.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Seth Green; reality TV star Jillian Harris; sailor Zac Sunderland.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Edie Falco; survivalist Les Stroud; comic Lisa Landry.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Marlon Wayans; director Judd Apatow; Incubus performs.