WHAT WE’RE WATCHING:
2009 SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE (8PM ABC)
Among those definitely smarter than a fifth grader are a record 293
future leaders of America spellers aged 9 to 15 compete who will compete in the 82nd annual event in Washington, D.C.
NEW & NOTABLE:
THE OPRAH EFFECT (9PM CNBC)
An exploration of Oprah Winfrey’s ability to transform a business via her popular talk show…. or a savvy attempt on CNBC’s part to attract viewers to their network by including the word ‘Oprah’ in the title. Find out for yourself at 9PM on CNBC.
BEGINNING FILMMAKING (5:30PM HBO)
Because it’s never too early to learn how to react when a superstar-who-shall-remain-nameless completely losses his cool, filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt teaches his craft to his 4-year-old daughter.