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- Unless you've got some specific sports events you want to watch this weekend, things are pretty slow on the tube - you'd better hope your Netflix came in.

Finally: The AP reports that only one song per film can be nominated for an Academy Award. If you're a glutton for abuse and subject yourself to watching the Oscars on TV, you might remember being overwhelmed with songs from Disney's "Enchanted" this year as well as all the songs from "Dreamgirls" last year - hopefully this will never happen again. Ever!


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8:00pm The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ABC - Sherri Shepherd hosts the star-studded event.

9:00pm Doctor Who SCIFI - The Doctor goes to a library, a giant library in space.

12:35am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Jason Bateman; actor Masi Oka; Alejandro Escovedo performs.


9am-5pm NINJA WARRIOR MARATHON - "Women of Ninja Warrior" G4 - Women of Ninja Warrior jumping, crawling, running, and getting soaking wet, for hours.

8:00pm U.S. Olympic Gymnastic Trials NBC - This is what the Summer Olympics are going to be all about.

9:00pm Robin Hood BBCA - Marian's recklessly rebellious nature puts Robin's outlaws in Sherwood Forest in danger


9:00pm Masterpiece: Inspector Lewis PBS/KCET - Inspector Lewis and DS Hathaway investigate the murder of a middle-aged Oxford graduate.

10:00pm The Two Coreys A&E - Season Premiere.

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11:00pm 2nd Annual Spike Guys' Choice Awards SPIKE - This is the broadcast of the awards show that LAist went to the afterparty for a couple weeks ago. Funny how the host of the afterparty, Mr. Hugh Hefner at the Playboy Mansion, enjoyed a special tribute at the awards show. Jessica Biel, Tom Brady and Matt Damon are among the many nominees.

pic of David Tennant as Doctor Who from the BBA