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TV Junkie: Weekend Edition - K-Fed on "1 vs 100"; Danny Kaye on TCM; Obama on Leno

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Lots of cross-town and intrastate rivalry in sports this weekend but precious little else. If you like dogs, check out the dog show on Discovery Saturday and Sunday

Tonight - Friday

"White Christmas" (TCM, 5:00 p.m.) Miracle Legion had it right about the wish to be Danny Kaye, a whole night of his flicks on TCM including "Wonder Man" and "Up In Arms"

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"Ice Wars 2006: USA vs The World" (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) US foreign policy has extended to figure skating

"1 vs 100" (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) Check out K-Fed on this soon to be cancelled game show.

"The Yakuza Papers: Battles Without Honor and Humanity" (IFC, 9:00 p.m.) Two arms get lopped off in the first 5 minutes of this flick. If you're in the mood for subtitles, continue...

"Las Vegas" (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) has back-to-back episodes, if that's what you're into

"The Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS, 11:30 p.m.) Danny DeVito (not drunk, unfortunately), 16-year-old duct tape expert William Beacom(!), Silversun Pickups perform

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC, 11:35 p.m.) Sen. Barack Obama(!), Maggie Gyllenhaal, Taylor Hicks performs

Tomorrow - Saturday

"College Football" (Fox Sports, 12:00 p.m.) Stanford @ Cal

"Seven Samurai" (IFC, 12:55 p.m.) Kurosawa's classic

"NHL Hockey" (PRIME, 1:00 p.m.) Ducks @ Kings

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"College Football" (ABC, 1:30 p.m.) USC @ UCLA

"NBA Basketball" (the CW, 7:30 p.m.) Lakers @ Clippers

"Moulin Rouge" (IFC, 7:30 p.m.) Ewan MacGregor is featured as a singer tonight on IFC - "Velvet Goldmine" follows

"AKC/Eukanuba National Dog Show" (Discovery, 8:00 p.m.) Dogs, dogs, dogs

Sunday - Sunday

lots of pro sports today - NFL, NBA

"60 Minutes" (CBS, 7:00 p.m.) interview with Netflix founder Reed Hastings; story of woman who survived Rwandan genocide

"AKC/Eukanuba National Dog Show" (Discovery, 8:00 p.m.) Dogs, dogs, dogs

"The Wire" (HBO, 10:00 p.m.) 2nd to last episode.

troll photo from the AP

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