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The Biggest Loser

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MONDAY (9/14)

Season premieres: Eddie Griffin: Going for Broke, Gossip Girl, The Jay Leno Show, The Jerry Springer Show, Maury, One Tree Hill, Oprah, Lincoln Heights, The Steve Wilkos Show

  • Oprah (Syndicated, check local listings):  Season premiere. “ talks to Oprah—and no topic is off-limits. The back-to-back, two-day event begins Monday, September 14.” Explaining the “doodie bubble” incident with Bobby could actually take a lifetime.
  • One Tree Hill (CW, 8pm):  Season premiere. “Nathan faces a career-threatening accusation with the help of his new sports agent.” A few kinds acts with PETA later, and he’s back in the game.
  • Eddie Griffin: Going for Broke (VH1, 10pm):  Series premiere. “This reality series about comic Eddie Griffin’s financial foibles opens with his accountant explaining that he’s spending far more than he’s bringing in because of the many people he supports.” By the end of Season 1, one family member will have to pack up their knives while another will have their torch snuffed.

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Daytime icon recently jumped into the fray and media frenzy surrounding Chris Brown and Rihanna on her talk show, speaking out against domestic violence and speaking personally to the singing star.

“Love doesn’t hurt,” Winfrey said more than once, contradicting several famous rock songs and more than one long-revered poet. “If a man hits you once, he will hit you again!” She stated passionately.

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Ed Doud on Oprah

We’ve heard from both Nadya Suleman and Angela Suleman. Now it’s time for the octuplets’ grandfather to speak.

In an interview to air next Tuesday, Ed Suleman admits to Oprah that he - like many others - has doubts about his daughter’s sanity. “Now I’m no psychiatrist, but I question her mental situation,” Suleman stated. And though he considers Nadya’s actions to be “absolutely irresponsible,” the 67-year-old is seeking ways to raise funds for all 14 children. Suleman currently lives in the same home as his ex-wife, Angela, and contributes to the family by working as a contractor in Iraq.

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24 Redemption

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MONDAY (11/17)
  • Gossip Girl (CW, 8pm):  “Cyrus (Wallace Shawn) implements changes to the Waldorf Thanksgiving traditions, which upsets Blair.” The introduction of iocane powder is always a controversial decision.
  • Jon & Kate Plus 8 (TLC, 9pm):  “Jon and Kate renew their vows in an intimate Hawaiian ceremony.” Wait a second - that wedding hasn’t happened yet? They’ve been milking that cow for weeks!
  • Prison Break (FOX, 9pm):  “T-Bag’s boss at GATE makes him a tempting offer.” Please don’t let it be a season renewal.
  • My Own Worst Enemy (NBC, 10pm):  “Edward makes a risky deal with a KGB agent to find information on his past.” Edward better hurry up. He only has a few chances left to get it all figured out.

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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

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MONDAY (9/8)
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show (Syndicated, check local listings:  Season 23 premiere. Oprah kicks off her new year with over 150 Olympians. Medals, schmedals. I’m sure they’re all hoping for free cars.
  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (FOX, 8pm):  Season 2 premiere. “Agent Ellison handles the aftermath of Cromartie’s massacre.” Now if a pool full of dead bodies doesn’t spell things out for Ellison, nothing will.
  • Take Home Nanny (TLC, 8pm):  “Parents of aggressive twins need help from Emma to get the kids to behave well for a dinner with a teacher at the new school they want the boys to attend next year.” After they’re accepted, the twins then become the teacher’s problem.
  • Prison Break (FOX, 9pm):  “Michael and his crew have one day to find the other five cardholders or they’ll go back to prison.” Yeah, yeah, yeah - been there, done that.

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Oprah WinfreyNext week, will piggyback off the success of the Beijing Games to help kick off her program’s new year.

On Wednesday, the talk show queen will gather over 150 US Olympians for a celebration in Chicago’s Millennium Park. The event will be taped to air on Monday, September 8, the premiere date for The Oprah Winfrey Show‘s 23rd season.

, Kobe Bryant, Nastia Liukun, Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh and Dara Torres are amongst the athletes scheduled to appear.

Those hoping to attend the “welcome home celebration” can find information on tickets here.

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While most may may know Randy Pausch for his extremely popular YouTube lecture, the Carnegie Mellon professor was a household name to many television viewers as well. Since delivering his September 2007 speech (‘Achieving Your Childhood Dreams’), Pausch, who had been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, had also shared his uplifting messages on and an ABC special.

Today, the father of three died at his Virginia home. He was 47.

Those who haven’t haven’t already heard his ‘Last Lecture’ (or read his book), can listen to hilarious tales below:

Interestingly enough, Pausch, who expressed his love of , was given a speaking cameo in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming movie. (The film will be released on May 8, 2009.) Until then, Randy will also be the focus of another ABC special airing next Tuesday @ 10:00.

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CSI Miami

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MONDAY (5/5)
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9:00):  (The script was written by scribes.) “George Eads (CSI) has a cameo in which a CSI team investigates a death at Charlie’s house.”  I know Charlie wanted to stop Denise’s reality show, but this is quite a sweeps stunt.
  • House (FOX, 9pm):  “House believes that an actor (Jason Lewis) on his favorite soap is seriously ill after observing his symptoms on television, so he decides to intervene.”  If I had known something like that would work, I would have kidnapped Smith Jerrod a long time ago.
  • Samantha Who? (ABC, 9:30pm):  “Sam’s affair with Todd continues while he’s still seeing a clueless Chloe.”  I’m sorry—why doesn’t Sam just kick her out of her apartment again?  She does own the thing, doesn’t she?
  • CSI: Miami (CBS, 10pm):  “Alexx is stunned when her son is the prime suspect in a murder investigation, and any help she offers could prove costly.”  Buh-bye, Khandi!

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Sex and the City cast, Oprah

As FilmCrunch earlier reported, the ladies of Sex and the City will be making several stops to promote their upcoming movie.  Now we know of one more visit on their lengthy itineraries:  Oprah.

Come this Thursday (May 1), all four ladies - Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon - and will be gabbing with the talk show queen.  That date will, of course, kick off a month filled with appearances for the May 30th premiere.

Will Oprah dare question Cattrall and Parker about the rumored discord between them?  Or will the hour be all about shoes and fashion?  Who cares?  It’s not like I won’t be watching anyway.

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House, Hugh Laurie

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MONDAY (4/28)
  • Deal or No Deal (NBC, 8pm):  “Darth Vader subs for The Banker in a -themed episode that also features Carrie Fisher, R2-D2 and Chewbacca, who cheer on contesants in a winner-take-all match.”  As if I needed a reason to avoid this program altogether.
  • House (FOX, 9pm):  New episode.  “House suspects that an ER patient with a sunny disposition has a bigger problem than was initially diagnosed.  The reason:  He thinks the patient is too nice.”  I have to admit it—cheery people are a freak of nature.
  • Medium (NBC, 10pm):  “Joe surprises Allison by buying her a used car, but Allison’s subsequent visions warn of the vehicle’s unsavory past.”  Is it a 1958 Plymouth Fury that responds to the name ‘Christine’?
  • CSI: Miami (CBS, 10pm):  “A clue in a case involving the discovery of a body point the CSIs to a robbery that’s being planned on a target who holds a disturbing secret.”  Murders have never been linked to anti-climatic or lame secrets.

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