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TV Junkie: Weekend Edition

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How dope was it that Jack was listening to the Pixies on the "Lost" season finale last night?

Word has leaked out that NBC Universal and investment partners have put a $3.5 billion bid on the table for The Weather Channel. Way to jump on the climate change bandwagon. Did the writers at Letterman have an idea this was coming? Here's their Top Ten Signs There's Trouble At The Weather Channel from May 7th. $3.5 billion is the kind of trouble anyone would want.


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8:00pm 2008 Scripps National Spelling Bee ABC - The final championship round; Tom Bergeron hosts.

9:00pm The Sarah Jane Adventures SCIFI - Season Finale

9:00pm Man vs. Wild DISCOVERY - Bear Grylls parachutes into the Siberian tundra, one of the coldest and harshest places on Earth.

9:00pm What Not to Wear TLC - A female firefighter working in a male-dominated job puts her femininity on hold.


8:30pm The Seventh Victim TCM - (1943) A young woman (Kim Hunter) seeks her sister (Jean Brooks) and finds Greenwich Village satanists and Dante's Restaurant. [Part of TCM's Val Lewton mini-marathon]

10:00pm The Graham Norton Show BBCA - Cynthia Nixon.


10:00pm The Hour of Power KCAL - This morning marks a television milestone as this will be the 2,000th consecutive Sunday broadcast of the "Hour of Power" from the Crystal Cathedral.

7:00pm Don't Forget the Lyrics! FOX - New Time

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8:00pm The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters G4 - (2007) Filmmaker Seth Gordon chronicles the competition between two avid gamers, Billy Mitchell and Steve Wiebe, as each strives for the world record in ``Donkey Kong.'' TV Junkie Pick O' The Night

8:00pm Million Dollar Password CBS - Series Premiere

9:00pm The Tudors SHOWTIME - Season Finale

10:00pm In Plain Sight USA - Series Premiere

10:00pm This American Life SHOWTIME - Another awesome Chris Ware animation - this time about marriage

10:00pm Ax Men HISTORY - Season Finale

Promo pic for 'King of Kong' which airs on Sunday night