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TV Junkie: Wednesday

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I was kind of unhappy at how PBS dropped off Super Tuesday coverage fairly early in the evening. Political sickos pretty much had to rely on CNN which was all tech-ed out: did you see that crazy stage Wolf Blitzer was on? How about the map with _way_ too much information? They didn't even know where to look on that thing and neither did I. Was I looking at specific precincts reporting, or was it statewide? Etc. The pack of political neanderthals they gathered for us was also uninspiring - can they not find some people _without_ political agendas to put on their programs? Who would ever want to hear anything from (the now morbidly obese) Bill Bennett? He's George Wendt without the humor. One thing's for sure, Super Tuesday is now too close too the Super Bowl and makes for an overwhelming 72 hour period, which is fine if you're a TV junkie.

9:00pm Biography: Hugh Laurie BIO - House fans rejoice! TV Junkie 9:00pm Pick

9:00pm Myth Busters: James Bond Special DISCOVERY - The guys check out the viability of everything that Q would have given 007

9:15pm The Country Girl TCM - (1954) Bing Crosby really extends himself in this one by playing an alcoholic actor/singer who relies on his wife (Grace Kelly) to help him stage a comeback.

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10:00pm Head Case STARZ - Andy Dick appears for some therapy and you know all of us could really use some more Andy Dick

10:00pm Smash Lab DISCOVERY - Hey Los Angelinos, perhaps there is a way to earthquake-proof your house after all - using airplane cargo technology. TV Junkie 10:00pm Pick

10:30pm Hollywood Residential STARZ - This debuted last week and was pretty funny. You can catch it online after it airs if you don't pay for premium channels. Tonight Carmen Electra (above) talks about how she keeps her privates clean.

11:30pm The Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Eli Manning(!!), Vince Vaughn(!!), Paula Abdul, A Fine Frenzy performs