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TV Junkie: Tuesday

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Late night TV is looking really good this week, with at least one good guest per show per night (with the exception of the deplorable "Last Call With Carson Daly").

Was anyone at the Pacific Design Center in Hollywood last night? There was supposed to be the debut of a new TV series called "Scarlet" but in reality, according to the Wall Street Journal, the whole thing was a ruse to launch a new series of TV screens from LG Electronics. I dunno but, they could not have served me enough Wolfgang Puck appetizers to not be pissed about wasting my time to show up for a joke.

8:00pm American Idol FOX - The five finalists compete after being mentored by Neil Diamond.

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8:00pm Beauty and the Geek (above right) CW - Ashton Kutcher's beauties and geeks go to Big Bear and participate in a sled building challenge

9:00pm Hell's Kitchen FOX - The challenge is to create the best gourmet pizza - the winning team will enjoy a gourmet meal in Santa Barbara and the losing team will take and deliver pizza orders.

9:00pm Deadliest Catch DISCOVERY - Sig and Edgar have a last-man-standing contest to see who can fish longer without sleeping which results in a brush with death.

9:00pm Last Restaurant Standing BBCA - Down to 3 finalists

10:00pm Work Out BRAVO - Gotta test these girls for testosterone and HGH - they are so aggro on the lesbian cruise hijinks we warned you about last week.

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11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart COMEDYCENTRAL - Newt Gingrich guests

12:30am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - Jeff Garlin, the Kills perform!

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Kathy Griffin, Emily Deschanel, Morrissey performs!