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TV Junkie: Olympics On Top; LA to Get More Showbiz Jobs in 2010

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The season finale of "Man vs. Wild" is at 9pm on Discovery. Sorry ladies, no chance to see Bear enjoy another hydrating enema for a few more months.

The season finale of "Man vs. Wild" is at 9pm on Discovery. Sorry ladies, no chance to see Bear enjoy another hydrating enema for a few more months.
So far this week the Olympics have only been beaten by the trite duo of "American Idol" and "The Bachelor", thus putting NBC way ahead of all other networks in terms of ratings. We would like to thank everyone for their great comments onMonday's Olympic post. It's an event we all love and we just want to see it communicated somewhere close to its full potential. If you would like to send messages directly to NBC, send your email to: and be specific about what it is you like or don't like about their coverage and please use clean language, there's a better chance your message will be read and passed along.

Watch for our posts from Whistler next week.
The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation states that the TV and film production will add about 10,000 jobs in 2010 compared to 2009's decline of 9,000 jobs. Wonder how many of those jobs are at production companies scrambling to fill the 10pm time slot for NBC.
We interviewed Brittany Curran from TNT's "Men of a Certain Age" a few weeks ago and she notified us of a contest she's holding to get swag from the show as well as other Hollywood legends present and past (Lucille Ball's autograph?). The details are in this video. "Men of a Certain Age" season finale is next Monday.
The TV Junkie Plan: Olympics (NBC) Yay! No execrable figure skating!, "Nip/Tuck", Letterman (Ewan MacGregor), Ferguson (Helena Bonham Carter, Sinbad)

7:00pm Olympic Winter Games 2010 CNBC - Curling, men's: USA vs. Switzerland; hockey, men's: Sweden vs. Germany, Czech Republic vs. Slovakia; hockey, women's: Switzerland vs. Slovakia; curling, women's: Great Britain vs. Sweden.

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8:00pm Olympic Winter Games 2010 NBC - Snowboarding: men's halfpipe semifinal, Gold Medal final; speed skating: men's 1000m Gold Medal final; short track: men's 5000m relay semifinal, 1000m; skiing: women's downhill Gold Medal final.

8:00pm Human Target FOX - Winston and Guerrero devise an elaborate plan to break into a maximum-security high-rise to rescue a computer genius being held captive.

9:00pm Man vs. Wild Discovery - Season Finale

9:00pm American Idol FOX - Part four of the Hollywood round; the remaining 24 semifinalists are announced.

9:00pm The Inbetweeners BBC America - Season Finale

9:00pm Meteorite Men Science - Steve and Geoff search dry lake beds in order to find dark rocks against the light colored sand.

10:00pm Ghost Hunters International Syfy - Season Finale

10:00pm Nip/Tuck FX - Sean and Christian make a unique attempt to market their surgical practice to boost a lagging clientele; Liz goes on a date

10:00pm Leverage TNT - Season Finale

10:00pm Psych USA - Shawn and Gus try to recover a deadly pathogen before it can be released.

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10:30pm Tosh.0 Comedy Central - The falling prom girl's Web Redemption

11:00pm Charlie Rose PBS/KCET - Filmmaker James Cameron.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Ewan McGregor; comic Abby Elliott; Mumford & Sons perform.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Tracy Morgan; Brad Paisley performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Helena Bonham Carter; comic Sinbad.

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