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Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011

The Simpsons

The Simpsons
8/7c Fox
Homer becomes obsessed with a 1980s sitcom called Thicker Than Waters that's written by David Mamet (who supplies his own voice), and he adopts his parenting persona from the show's practical father. This irks Bart to no end since he has his eyes set on a dirt bike. So Bart does what any normal kid would do — he sells his father's nuclear secrets to Chinese spies to get the bike. James Lipton (Inside the Actors Studio) has a voice cameo as himself. — Fred Mitchell

Read on for previews of the NFC Championship, the AFC Championship, Mean Girls 2, Hawaii Five-0, Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Oprah Presents Master Class. read more

Wrigley, H&R Block Pull Ads from Skins

Skins

The Wrigley Company and H&R Block dropped Skins on Saturday, becoming the third and fourth sponsors to pull their ads from the controversial MTV show.

"Wrigley has decided to suspend any advertising during MTV's Skins as it was never our intent to endorse content that could offend consumers," the company told The Hollywood Reporter in a statement. "Any ads that previously ...
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Ratings: Fringe Fares Well on Friday; Medium Ends on High Note

Fringe

What death slot? Fringe's Friday debut proved to be a ratings success, helping Fox top the night in the coveted adults-18-to-49 demographic.

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Fringe delivered 4.9 million viewers and a 1.9 in the demo, slightly above its fall average of 1.8 and up 12 percent from ...
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Big Brother Winner Adam Jasinski Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Adam Jasinski

Big Brother 9 winner Adam Jasinski has been sentenced to four years in prison on drug and tax charges, The Associated Press reports.

U.S. District Court Judge William Young sentenced Jasinski Friday for attempting to sell 2,000 oxycodone pills to a witness ...
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Fox Orders Ethan Hawke Pilot

Ethan Hawke

Fox has picked up the Ethan Hawke pilot Exit Strategy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Fox orders Tim Kring, Rob Thomas pilots

Hawke will play Eric Shaw in the action-drama about ...
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Greek's Spencer Grammer Is Engaged

Spencer Grammer

Greek star Spencer Grammer is engaged to boyfriend James Hesketh, Life & Style reports.

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Hesketh proposed to Grammer with an Irish claddagh ring, according to the magazine. The couple had been dating since last year.

Grammer's engagement comes two months ...
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Wonder Woman Takes Flight at NBC

Wonder Woman

Looks like Wonder Woman will again fly to the small screen after all: NBC has picked up David E. Kelley's pilot about the DC Comics superheroine, Deadline reports.

The order comes two weeks after networks, including NBC, initially passed on the project. According to Deadline, the Peacock was interested in Wonder Woman two weeks ago, but was forced to turn it down as NBC Universal's merger with Comcast was still in flux. The $13.8 billion deal was approved Tuesday, allowing new Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt to move forward with the pickup.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011

An Idiot Abroad

An Idiot Abroad
9:30/8:30c Science Channel
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, The Office creators, send Karl Pilkington to sites across the world in this offbeat series. What sets this apart from other travelogues? Karl is truly a stranger in a strange land as his cohorts don't tell him where he's going or what to expect while cameras capture his off-the-cuff reactions. In the debut, we get a look at what to expect from the series, which is followed by Karl's trip to China at 10/9c. — Michael Chant

Read on for previews of College Basketball, America's Most Wanted, Backyard Wedding, Pit Bulls and Parolees, Primeval and Green Zone. read more

Smallville Exclusive: Sebastian Spence Cast as Ted Kord

Sebastian Spence

Smallville has tapped Sebastian Spence to play inventor-turned-superhero Ted Kord, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Spence, 41, will appear in the Geoff Johns-penned episode, "Booster," which will feature the genesis of Jaime Reyes' Blue Beetle and his teaming with Booster Gold. (For you non-geeks out there, the translation follows: "Sweet!")

Smallville scoop: Lois and Clark's big day!

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Countdown's Keith Olbermann Leaves MSNBC

Keith Olberman

Top-rated MSNBC host Keith Olbermann announced on the air Friday that he is leaving Countdown with Keith Olbermann immediately.

Olbermann thanked his fans during his sudden and brief farewell: "My gratitude to you in boundless," he said. "This may the only television program where in the host was much more in awe of the audience than vice versa. You will always be in my heart for that."

Following his announcement, MSNBC sent out the following statement: read more

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