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TV Junkie: Weekend Edition

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I vaguely remember the '80s so the return of American Gladiator to the screen presents me with a nauseating wave of nostalgia that I want to boogie board to the fullest. Then again, I vaguely remember the '70s and the relaunch of the Bionic Woman left a lot to be desired. But hey, we live in America, and with enough boobies and violence, American Gladiator could have the required recipe for success.

Friday

8:00pm Flash Gordon SCIFI - Season Premiere.

9:00pm Three Days of the Condor TCM - (1975) If you like thrillers like The Bourne Identity check out this very original conspiracy flick starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, and many more. Way cool. TV Junkie 9:00pm Pick.

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9:00pm How To Look Good Naked LIFETIME - Series Premiere. hosted by Carson Kressley. Lifetime is also premiering 3 other reality shows following HTLGN tonight so if you're in that "reality" mood as presented by the most flagrantly sexist channel on cable, check it out.

10:00pm Stargate Atlantis SCIFI - Season Premiere.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Spock!!! Lyle Lovett, Dean Edwards. TV Junkie Late Night Pick.

Sunday

9:00pm The Wire HBO - Season Premiere. This is the 5th and final season. TV Junkie Pick O' The Night

9:00pm American Gladiators NBC - Series Resurrection and Premiere. More muscles and cleavage barely covered by Spandex. Hey, when will Congress investigate Gladiator doping?

[If all else fails on Sunday, there's always repeats of Robot Chicken at 11:30pm and Kenny vs Spenny at Midnight]