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On TV this weekend, Jan. 23-25

On TV this weekend


SERIES PREMIERE Wolverine and the X-Men, 8 p.m. Nick Because he has a new movie coming out, Logan deserves top billing on a new cartoon.

The Game, 8:30 p.m., CW You mean there are players on sports teams who are gay? That must be news to everyone except Malik.

Supernanny, 9 p.m., ABC So they're 5-year-olds who wear diapers and drink from bottles. Is there something wrong with that?

Friday Night Lights, 9 p.m., NBC Jumbotron or educational expenses? I think we all know the answer to that one. Hey, you can't watch the game in hi-def on a math book.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars, 9 p.m., Cartoon George Takei geeks out as a Neimoidian named Lok Durd. Does George Lucas let his kids name every character?


SEASON PREMIERE Gone Country 3, 8 p.m., CMT Sheila E., Richard Grieco, and Justin Guarini take the low ground in the third iteration of this embarrassment.

The 2009 Miss America Pageant, 8 p.m., TLC Time to go back to the roots and cheer for Miss Nebraska. She'll make it one of these days.


The 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, 8 p.m., TNT and TBS Actors cater to their egos by voting on their best friends. Like high school elections, but without the free gum.

Loving Leah, 9 p.m., CBS A Hasidic widow has to marry her husband's secular brother. Tall, handsome, secular doctor brother.

Afro Samurai: Resurrection, 10 p.m., Spike Sammy J. livens up this continuation of the cult cartoon. It's on after 10, so you know it's one of the good cartoons.

— Joshua Gillin

On TV this weekend, Jan. 23-25 01/22/09 [Last modified: Thursday, January 22, 2009 6:23pm]
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