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Salon's guide to what to watch on Thursday: Dance off! "So You Think You Can Dance" crowns a winner; the Mark Morris Dance Group takes the stage.


Salon Staff
August 16, 2007 2:20PM (UTC)

Prime Pick

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The third-season winner of "So You Think You Can Dance," whom producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe likes to refer to as "America's Favorite Dancer," will be decided at 8 p.m. EDT on Fox. Could a female dancer -- like the awe-inspiring Sabra -- possibly win this year? Not a chance! Too many teen girls are voting for this thing. If you prefer your dancing a little bit more refined, then tune in for the Mark Morris Dance Group performing "Mozart Dances" on PBS's "Live From Lincoln Center" (8 p.m. EDT, check local listings).

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The Oscar-nominated documentary "Recycled Life," about the "guajiros" and their families who live in the Guatemala City garbage dump, airs at 7 p.m. EDT on Cinemax. And TV Land marks the 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death with a look at the enduring mysteries that surround his life, "Myths & Legends: Elvis" (10 p.m. EDT).

On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EDT

Denis Leary, Vanessa Hudgens, Good Charlotte

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EDT

Alec Baldwin, Mario Cantone, guest co-host Susie Essman (repeat)

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Paula Abdul, Taylor Hicks, 10-year-old Girl Scout Alexis Moyers (repeat)

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

Dogs (repeat)

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings

Thomas L. Friedman

Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EDT

Sen. John McCain

Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EDT

Sen. John McCain

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EDT

Andrew Keen

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EDT

John Travolta, Paula Abdul, Teddy Thompson (repeat)

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EDT

Demi Moore, Judd Apatow, Angelique Kidjo with Ziggy Marley (repeat)

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Jane Seymour, Akbar Ahmed

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EDT

Sharon Osbourne, Brett Ratner, Common (repeat)

Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EDT

Martha Stewart, Rob Huebel, Ian Edwards (repeat)

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EDT

Masi Oka, Emily Fox, Emerson Hart

Contributors: Matthew Fishbane, Heather Havrilesky, Amy Reiter


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