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Salon's guide to what to watch on Thursday: "9/11's Deadly Dust" follows four people who got sick from toxins at ground zero.


Salon Staff
September 6, 2007 2:00PM (UTC)

Prime Pick

Before you tune in for this weekend's tributes to the heroes of 9/11, you should know about the price many of them paid for helping in the wake of that tragedy. "9/11's Deadly Dust" (10 p.m. on A&E) follows the stories of four people who became sick after being exposed to the toxins at ground zero. Like thousands of others, they've struggled to remain healthy and live normal lives despite frustration about their symptoms and anger at the public figures who proclaimed the air safe even as plenty of others warned against any exposure to the pollutants in the area.

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The two-hour season finale of "Who Wants to Be a Superhero?" airs at 9 p.m. EDT on Sci Fi, and the Killers, Gnarls Barkley and the Feeling perform on "Live From Abbey Road" (10 p.m. EDT on Sundance). Plus: "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style" -- which we told you about on Wednesday -- premieres tonight at 10 p.m. EDT on Bravo.

On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EDT

Teri Hatcher, Alan Alda

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EDT

Regis Philbin, Larry David, Patti Scialfa

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Eric Dane, Paula Deen, Antoinette "Butterscotch" Clinton

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

Moms who made millions (repeat)

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings

Robert Draper, James Mangold

Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EDT

TBA

Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EDT

Lt. Col. John Nagl (repeat)

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EDT

Thomas Ricks (repeat)

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EDT

Jessica Alba, George Saunders, the Manchester Orchestra

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EDT

Daniel Radcliffe, Mark Cuban, Kings of Leon

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Jerome Bettis

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EDT

Seth Green, Ashley Jensen, Galactic with Lyrics Born

Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EDT

Will Arnett, Patti Scialfa

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EDT

Eddie Izzard, the Goo Goo Dolls, John Roy

Contributors: Matthew Fishbane, Heather Havrilesky, Amy Reiter


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