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TV Junkie: Thursday

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Baseball was fun last night since there wasn't much else on. Tonight we have more choices, except for late night which only offers us Kimmel. If you have the Sundance Channel you really ought to check out the series Iconoclasts, which pairs up incongruous individuals from sometimes completely disciplines to see what kinds of discussions result. Weird and fascinating.

5:00pm World Series: Game Deux FOX - For all you non-Francophiles or non-Naked Gun fans, Deux = Two

5:00pm The Candidates 2008 PBS - A whole mess o' Republicans. Hmmm, let's see, watch the World Series or watch a bunch of Republicans.... hmmm

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8:00pm My Name Is Earl/30 Rock/The Office/Scrubs NBC - Some of you like MNIE but I'm a 30 Rock and Office fan, all new tonight, enjoy. TV Junkie 8:00pm Pick.

8:00pm Ugly Betty ABC - Comedy alternative to the above.

10:00pm It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia FX - See LAist's interview with show co-creator Charlie Day. TV Junkie 10:00pm Pick.

10:00pm Iconoclasts SUNDANCE - Season Premiere.

10:30pm Making Menudo MTV - Series Premiere. I apologize for even mentioning it.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel LIVE ABC - Day 4 of Kimmel's Bi-Coastal Extravaganza. Guests: Jack LaLanne(!), Ray Liotta, Interpol performs!!