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Tuesday: "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" -- of course you watch it for the clothes. Plus: What did you think of Monday's "Nimrod Nation"?

By Salon Staff

Published December 4, 2007 11:00AM (EST)

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Photo: Victoria's Secret

We've never watched Victoria's Secret's annual soft-porn infomercial, but this year a passing glimpse of Heidi Klum with a 15-foot-high snowflake strapped to her body makes us think that we might just be missing a crucial slice of the high-capitalist zeitgeist. Klum's husband, Seal, and the newly reunited Spice Girls (How we prayed for this day!) are set to perform as Karolina's Kurkovas and Alessandra's Ambrosios bounce down the fake-snow-scattered catwalk. Don't worry -- if your kids ask why you're watching a cheesy, talentless burlesque show, you can always say, "No, no. It's called the 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show,' see? It's about fashion." (It airs at 10 p.m. EST on CBS.) Next year, stay tuned for "McDonald's Budget Dining Guide," "The Home Depot Fix-It Hour" and "Playboy's First Annual Billiards Festival."


Old-school Xmas favorite "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" airs at 8 p.m. EST on CBS. (No, the one with the Heat Miser is "The Year Without a Santa Claus," and that airs at 2:30 p.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 8, on ABC Family.) Tonight also ushers in the finale of "Beauty and the Geek" (8 p.m. EST on CW), Part 2 of modern "Wizard of Oz" update "Tin Man" (8 p.m. EST on Sci Fi) and John Cusack in the charming romantic comedy "High Fidelity" (9 p.m. EST on VH1). Those in search of more serious fare should check out Sundance's repeat of "Refugees of the Blue Planet," which examines the scores of misplaced people who are uprooted due to environmental degradation (9:30 p.m. EST).

Last night

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On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EST

Ben Affleck, Mario Lopez, New York Times' John Quain

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EST

Rep. Ron Paul, Abigail Breslin, guest co-host Kate Walsh

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Snoop Dogg, David Frei, Bryan Datillo

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings


Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings


Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EST


Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EST

Denis Leary (repeat)

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EST

Jim Cramer, Tina Brown (repeat)

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EST

Will Ferrell, Kings of Leon (repeat)

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EST

David Copperfield, George Clooney, George Wallace (repeat)

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Adrian Pasdar, Rep. Jay Inslee

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EST


Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EST

Tracy Morgan, Emile Hirsch, A.J. Jacobs (repeat)

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EST

Alice Cooper, Michael Rosenbaum, Gary Gulman (repeat)

Contributors: Megan Doll, Heather Havrilesky, Eryn Loeb, Amy Reiter

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