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TV Junkie: Weekend Edition

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This weekend presents a dilemma. The big deal this weekend is the season premiere of "Mad Men" on Sunday at 10:00pm but this puts it in conflict with HBO's excellent "Generation Kill" which runs until 10:30pm but it repeats again at Midnight so that's probably the way out of this mess.

Also, this weekend the Tour de France concludes - the race will be decided (early) Saturday morning by a 53k/33 mile individual time trial. If that's what you're into it'll be a nail biter. Sunday, the race arrives in Paris for its typical sprint finish.


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7:00pm Comic Con '08 Live G4 - The G4 team takes on Comic Con

8:00pm Dance Machine ABC - Season Finale. A grandmother, a graduate student and a grave digger compete for cash and the title.

9-11:00pm Monk / Psych USA - New episodes.

9:00pm Duel ABC - Season Finale.

9:00pm Lord Love a Duck TCM - (1966) A California high-school genius (Roddy McDowall) works magic for a blonde (Tuesday Weld) who wants cashmere and affection.

10:00pm Swingtown CBS - Trina throws her annual Puzzlerama party. Hmm, so CBS is moving this to Friday in order to kill it?

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Kevin Spacey; Triumph the Insult Comic Dog; Jesse McCartney performs.


5:00am Tour de France: Stage 20 Time Trial VERSUS - From Cerilly to Saint-Amand-Montrond. The Tour de France gets decided in this time trial. TV Junkie Pick O' The Day.

11:00am-10:00pm HEROES Season 2 Marathon G4 - All 11 episodes for you to relive

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9:00pm EliteXC Saturday Night Fights CBS - Robbie Lawler battles Scott Smith for the middleweight mixed martial arts championship.

10:00pm The Academy FOX Reality - Season Finale. Class 368 graduates and a top staff member departs the academy.


4:30am Tour de France: Stage 21 VERSUS - The penultimate stage from Etampes to the Champs-Elysees in Paris

9:00pm Big Brother CBS - The house guests nominate one of their own for eviction. Julie Chen hosts.

9:00pm MythBusters Shark Week Special 2 DISCOVERY - The team tests if dogs attract sharks, if vibrations caused by a flapping injured fish do, and if chili powder repels them.

9:00pm Generation Kill HBO - Bravo awaits new orders; Fick tries to take control of a dangerous situation; Godfather orders Bravo to trek through the night, treating all Iraqis as hostile.

10:00pm The Next Food Network Star FOOD - Season Finale. Bobby Flay and his fellow judges name the winner.

10:00pm Mad Men AMC - Season Premiere. TV Junkie Pick O' The Weekend

"Mad Men" Season 2 pic via AMC