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TV Junkie: Tuesday
The Screen Actors Guild was handed a final offer yesterday by the producers (AMPTP) which the SAG was going to review in detail today. Reports say that movie production has already halted, does the same go for TV? Reality TV, like the social disease it is, just keeps going on since it functions outside of these contracts.
TV Junkie is thrilled to learn that AMC is going to go ahead, probably after this whole SAG thing gets worked out, with production on their remake of the classic British series, "The Prisoner" this Fall with a broadcast date in the first half of 2009. "The Prisoner", one of the best TV series ever made, will be remade with Ian McKellen as Number Two (no potty jokes please) and Jim Caviezel as Number Six. No word yet on what original creator Patrick McGoohan thinks of all this.
8:00pm Celebrity Family Feud NBC - Kathie Lee Gifford battles against Dog the Bounty Hunter to win money for charity.
8:00pm The Moment of Truth FOX - Host Mark Wahlberg asks his last painfully embarrassing questions of the season.
8-9:00pm Wipeout / I Survived a Japanese Game Show ABC - Anybody watching these poor facsimiles of "Most Extreme Elimination Challenge"?
8:00pm The Secret Life of the American Teenager ABCFamily - Series Premiere. A high-school student gets pregnant at band camp but not in a fun, American Pie way
9:00pm Hell's Kitchen FOX - We're down to the final two chefs.
9:00pm The First 48 A&E - Season Premiere
10:00pm Flipping Out BRAVO - Jeff notices that work around his house isn't getting done, and he gets pissed
10:05pm 30 Days FX - An opponent of gun ownership lives with an Ohio gun collector and his son for a month. TV Junkie Pick O' The Night