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Last week we noted that the Dish Network has slowed with regards to new subscribers and now Dish has inked a deal with NBC Universal to present interactive ads to viewers. This could potentially bring them a bit more revenue to make up for the slackening subscribership by increasing the value of ads sold. You may have seen these ads if you have a Tivo - these enhanced ads prompt the viewer to click a button on their remote in order to get more info about a product or promotion. No word yet on the market value of this intrusion into the viewerspace.

5 finales tonight and 3 premieres. Did anyone see Harrison Ford on Letterman last night? How'd it go? Ford is on Conan tonight, so we have another chance.

8:00pm American Idol FOX - Season Finale. A tale of two Davids.

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9:00pm Criminal Minds CBS - Season Finale

9:00pm MI-5 BBCA - Season Premiere Pictured above,

9:15pm Robin and the Seven Hoods TCM - (1964) A Brat Pack classic: Robbo (Frank Sinatra), Little John (Dean Martin), Will (Sammy Davis Jr.) and company are charitable gangsters fighting for turf in 1928 Chicago

10:00pm Boston Legal ABC - Season Finale. For a different view of James Spader, watch Crash on IFC at 8:45.

10:00pm CSI: NY CBS - Season Finale

10:00pm Law & Order NBC - Season Finale

10:00pm Factory Made DISCOVERY - Series Premiere

10:00pm Top Chef BRAVO - The chefs are forced to work the line at a greasy spoon during breakfast rush - gourmet grits anyone?

10:30pm Mind of Mencia COMEDYCENTRAL - Season Premiere

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel LIVE ABC - Musician Josh Groban; tattoo artist Kat Von D; the Kooks perform.

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12:35am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Harrison Ford; actor Eric McCormack; Atmosphere performs.

'MI-5' pic via BBCA