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Exclusive: Liev Schreiber to Host PBS' History of Superheroes

He may be heating up our screens as Ray Donovan now, but a few years ago, Liev Schreiber was eating up the scenery as Sabretooth in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. And it's that kind of geek cred — matched with one of the greatest speaking voices on the planet — that makes Schreiber the perfect pick to host and narrate PBS' upcoming comic-book history program Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle.

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Exclusive: Liev Schreiber to Host PBS' History of Superheroes

He may be heating up our screens as Ray Donovan now, but a few years ago, Liev Schreiber was eating up the scenery as Sabretooth in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. And it's that kind of geek cred — matched with one of the greatest speaking voices on the planet — that makes Schreiber the perfect pick to host and narrate PBS' upcoming comic-book history program Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009

Damages
10 pm/ET FX
So, Daniel Purcell is a liar. He's a cheater, too, with Claire Maddox (Marcia Gay Harden), the polluting corporation's lawyer, and formerly with Patty. And he's a wife beater. But a wife killer? The cops think so, so they must be glad that he's back in jail. And Patty? Who knows what she's thinking, but she is his lawyer and there's that ring to track down. Then there's the pollution angle in West Virginia that the Purcell-tied reporter was onto last week. Tonight Tom and Ellen join him in the Mountain State.

Read on for previews of Lost, Life on Mars, Biography, Make 'Em Laugh and Top Chef. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Lost
9 pm/ET ABC
As Season 5 begins, you'll see Dr. Marvin Candle (or whoever he is) as you've never seen him before.

Read on for previews of Lie to Me, American Idol, Make 'Em Laugh and Top Chef. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009

CSI: NY
10 pm/ET CBS
Hill Harper's Dr. Hawkes is front and center in tonight's head-scratcher, which involves two murders, the return of a serial rapist and dozens of brides-to-be gone wild.

Read on for previews of Top Chef, Lost, Ghost Hunters International and Make 'Em Laugh. read more

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Premise: Interviews with more than 90 comedians accent this history of American comedy, which is broken down by genre (domestic, parody and satire, physical, etc.) and features clips and profiles of notable performers.

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