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TV Junkie: Thursday
Today's Wall Street Journal reports that '24' co-creator Joel Surnow is bailing from the show and the Fox network. Surnow is the "right-wing nutjob" who is a personal friend of Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, and President Bush - he's the one that had the brilliant idea to come up with a right wing "answer" to 'The Daily Show' for Fox, but the failure to produce one is evidence he never understood the question.
8:00pm Survivor: Micronesia - Fans vs. Favorites CBS - Jonny Fairplay is already gone, who's gonna get the ax next?
8:00pm The Cooler IFC - (2003) William H. Macy gets it on with Maria Bello much to the irritation of Casino boss Alec Baldwin
8:00pm NAACP Image Awards FOX - Live from the Shrine, hosted by D.L. Hughley.
9:00pm Lost ABC - Locke continues his Fate-driven shenanigans. There was a bit too much spent on flashbacks with Hurley last week, hopefully less so this week.
9:30pm In Treatment HBO - The show has critical acclaim while most others think it is boring and predictable garbage, what do you think?
10:00pm Lipstick Jungle NBC - IMHO this show is puke. Your thoughts?
10:00pm Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares BBCA - Gordon heads to Wales to duke is out with an ex-boxer and his feisty wife. TV Junkie 10:00pm Pick
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Evangeline Lilly, Adam Goldberg, Bebel Gilberto performs!!
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.