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TV Junkie: Paula Abdul Tries to Appear Normal on Leno; "24" Part Deux; the Golden Globes on NBC

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A Word or 44:
The first 1/2 of the "24" season premiere was quite good even though I don't understand how Jack found the terrorist dude before his house got blown up. Also, was there some anal play going on between Jack and the first terrorist guy? Kinky.

Tonight - Monday - January 15th, 2007

"Lawrence of Arabia" (TCM, 5:00 p.m.) Quite possibly the best movie ever made.

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"Hamlet" (IFC, 6:00 p.m.) Classic Shakespeare in a contemporary setting: a corporate takeover. With Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Sam Shepard, Liev Schreiber, Bill Murray, etc.

"The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards" (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) The glitz, the glamour, the bad hairdos. If "The Office" and "Rome" get awards, then I'll be happy.

"24" (FOX, 8:00 p.m.) No duh.

"Wife Swap" (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) This time one of the wives is a professional bodybuilder and they send her to care for a family of little people.

"Emeril Live" (FOOD, 8:00 p.m.) This time he kicks New England comfort food up a notch.

"The Class" (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) Kat begins stalking.

"Supernanny" (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) A widow begins to lose control of her 4 children, did she ever really have control?

"The Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS, 11:30 p.m.) Amy Sedaris(!), magician Jason Randal, Ryan Adams performs [tomorrow Paul Newman and Diana Ross will be on!]

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) a non-"exhausted" Paula Abdul, D.L. Hughley, Tyrese and Lil Jon(!) perform

"Charlie Rose" (PBS, 11:30 p.m.) Director Sam Mendes

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"Late Night With Conan O'Brien" (NBC, 12:35 a.m.) Ice-T, "Prison Break" guy Dominic Purcell, comic Dana Gould performs

"The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" (CBS, 12:35 a.m.) It's all about Fantasia tonight

the Ex-Mrs. Emilio Estevez via AP