Tonight’s TV Addictions: December 23, 2008

NEW & NOTABLE:
90210 (8PM CW)
What’s a Sweet 16 party without a healthy serving of sour grapes? In this repeat, Naomi’s jealousy pushes her to behave like a rhymes-with-witch at Annie’s party. Something tells us that ain’t exactly gonna bring Ethan running back to her side.

PAULA’S SOUTHERN CHRISTMAS (8PM The Food Network)
If Paula Dean’s making your Christmas meal, there are two things you can count on there being a lot of: Butter and butter. In other words, we are so there.

LAW & ORDER: SVU (9PM NBC, 10PM CTV in Canada)
Someone at NBC thinks the best way to celebrate Christmas Eve Eve is by watching the harrowing, kinda depressing episode in which Mariska Hargitay Detective Benson uses herself as Emmy bad-guy bait by going undercover in prison.

PRIVILEGED (9PM CW)
Guest star alert! Guest star alert! When the girls have a photo shoot, AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL judge and, as Tyra would say, “noted fashion photographer” Nigel Barker picks up his camera. Frankly, this repeat would be even more fun if Mr. Jay had shown up. We woulda paid big bucks to see Laurel slap him around.


REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY (10PM Bravo)
The ladies get together on the 4th Of July. Do we really have to spell out for you the whole fireworks metaphor? If so, you may not be smart enough for this particular show. And that’s sayin’ something.

DEEP BLUE SEA (10PM Cinemax)
How can you not love a movie in which LL Cool Jay somehow is able to run through water faster than a genetically engineered supershark swims? Plus, Samuel L. Jackson has one of the most truly jawdropping moments in B-movie history.

DAYS OF OUR LIVES (10PM SOAPnet)
Bo is having mysterious flashes which Hope realizes are about Zach. What we wanna know is why soaps keep doing storylines in which people have visions. AS THE WORLD TURNS’ Paul, practically everyone on PASSIONS. Fans always hate it, it’s never relatable. But I’m sure it’ll be different this time.

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  • tim w. in tx

    About “days”: this is so ‘medium’. lol due to budget cuts, no third wheel is needed to come between supercouple (and still employed) Bo and Hope. Oh no, Bo’s says ‘visions’ and Hope says “please.’ lol Eh, this is friction? More like cheese without the cracker.