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TV Junkie: Thursday
Tim Roth is set to star in a drama on Foxthat will be broadcast early in 2009 going along the lines of other film stars who are making forays into television (Glenn Close, Holly Hunter, etc.) - the drama, titled "Lie to Me", is based on the work of a real-life scientist who is able to read the human body and voice to determine if someone is being truthful. Fox is so behind this project that they've ordered a complete set of 13 episodes, if it flops there will still be a DVD.
Three premieres tonight, not much watching on late night TV.
8:00pm Greatest American Dog CBS - Series Premiere. Jarod Miller hosts a series that rewards one special dog and its owner with $250,000 and the undying love of a nation.
8:45pm All About Eve TCM - (1950) Bette Davis takes a young and seemingly naive aspiring actress (Anne Baxter) under her wing.
9:00pm Last Comic Standing NBC - The comics compete for immunity in three speed rounds - 2 hour special
9:00pm The Works HISTORY - Series premiere
9:30pm My Boys TBS - P.J. agrees to help Bobby plan his wedding; Caitlin pursues Kenny
10:00pm Penn & Teller: Bulls***t! SHOWTIME - Beliefs about dolphins' evolutionary superiority; dolphin energy.
10:00pm Burn Notice USA - Season Premiere.
10:0pm Attack of the Show! G4 - Stars of ``Hellboy 2''; YouTube superstars; sex advice.
10:00pm Koppel: People's Republic of Capitalism DISCOVERY - Part II of new special.
10:00pm Swingtown CBS - Trina's reminiscences with her high-school sweetheart, Tom gets jealous.
"Swingtown" pic via CBS