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TV Junkie: Thursday

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Variety reports that last night Fox dominated the ratings with "So You Think You Can Dance". It's not that this is an achievement for Fox, considering what a copycat and sub-par program "So You Think You Can Dance" is - just look at what it's up against: "Baby Borrowers" and reruns. A halfway decent idea on several nights of the week would trounce the dreck that is dished up on network TV. TV is losing viewership year over year? How can it not? Get ready for another dose of "So You Think You Can Dance" tonight. Thank goodness for Shark Week. How about "So You Think You Can Dance Your Way Out of This Shark Infested Pool?"

8:00pm Last Comic Standing NBC - The five finalists are revealed. 2 Hours!

9:00pm So You Think You Can Dance FOX - Lady GaGa performs ``Just Dance''; two dancers are eliminated from the competition - take that ABDC!

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9:00pm A Man Called Horse TCM - (1970) Captured by Dakotas, an English lord (Richard Harris) survives their rituals (dude, this part is hardcore), absorbs their culture and takes an Indian wife.TV Junkie 9:00pm Pick

9:00pm Mysteries of the Shark Coast Discovery - A team of scientists undertakes the largest shark tagging expedition in Australian history to determine the decline of sharks off the coast of Australia.

10:00pm Fear Itself NBC - Last episode before hiatus.

10:00pm Penn & Teller: Bull....! Showtime - Dissecting sensitivity training.

10:00pm Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew MTV -Missy Elliott will be performing live with the remaining 4 crews - or is that "crewz"? Check out the LAist Interview with ABDC Choreographer Shane Sparks

10:00pm The Gong Show with Dave Attell Comedy Central - Judges are Ron White, Jim Norton and JB Smoov

10:00pm Hopkins ABC - Season Finale.

10:00pm Swingtown CBS - Tom and Trina end their relationship; Susan and Bruce meet Laruie's boyfriend.

10:10pm-11:00pm The Bill Engvall Show / My Boys TBS - Susan has a premonition that Bill will get involved in an affair with a woman named Penelope / Mike connects with an older woman (Mimi Rogers)

10:30pm Reality Bites Back Comedy Central - The contestants compete in "The Biggest Chubby," where they see who can pack on the most pounds in a parody of "The Biggest Loser."

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12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Will Ferrell; explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau.

Pic from "The Bill Engvall Show" courtesy of TBS