What’s On TV Tonight: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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The Real World / Road Rules Challenge (aka The Douchebag Olympics) returns for an 18th season tonight. Tune in as the ceremonial torch is used to ignite a round of B-52 shots.
 
CHECK OUT WHAT TO WATCH AFTER THE JUMP
 
NOTE: ALL TIMES EASTERN & PACIFIC!!!

 
HANK
Network: ABC
Time: 8 – 8:30PM
 
Reasons to watch: Kelsey Grammer returns to television as an entrepreneur forced to move his family to small town America when our dumbass economy goes tits over tea kettle. Another Kelsey Grammer vehicle? How does he keep getting shows that don’t last more than 17 episodes? He’s like the male version of Bonnie Hunt.
 
 
Mythbusters
Network: Discovery
Time: 8 – 9PM
 
Reasons to watch: Th Mythbusters test whether or not certain chemicals will make trousers explode. Thank goodness we have the fighting the good fight. Every year, too many good people are lost to pants explosions. Be sure to tune in. The pants you save, may be your own.
 
Modern Family
Network: ABC
Time: 9 – 9:30PM
 
Reasons to watch: Everyone’s saying that this is the best new show on television and a lot of comparisons to Arrested Development are being drawn. Which means that in Modern Family suffers the same fate of unjust cancellation, we can look forward to movies like Ed O’Neill and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Al Bundy is a mumblecore god.
 
GHOST
Network: Lifetime
Time: 9 – 11:30PM
 
Reasons to watch: Too soon, Lifetime! Too soon.
 
BIOGRAPHY: MACKENZIE PHILLIPS
Network: Biography
Time: 10 – 11PM
 
Reasons to watch: Tabloid It Girl and One Day At A Time star MacKenzie Phillips discusses her new pornographic film, One Dad At A Time. Rimshot!
 
REAL WORLD / ROAD RULES CHALLENGE
Network: MTV
Time: 10 – 11PM
 
Reasons to watch: Those crazy attention whores are back! This time around, the contestants are sent to Thailand and split into two teams, the "Champions" and the "Failures At Life."
 
WHO’S ON LATE
 
LENO
Adam Carolla; Steve Carell; Vince Gill and Emmylou Harris perform
 
LETTERMAN
Madonna; Harry Connick Jr.
 
CONAN
Kate Walsh; Jesse Eisenberg; Brad Paisley performs
 
KIMMEL
Rebecca Romijn; Ralph Fiennes; Alice in Chains perform
 
FERGUSON
Jenna Elfman; Dom Irrera
 
FALLON
Dennis Hopper; Amy Brenneman; Jeff Musial; Owen Benjamin
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