TV Daily

Wednesday: Check out Fox's shocking new game show "The Moment of Truth." Plus: What did you think of Frontline's "Growing Up Online" on Tuesday?


Salon Staff
January 23, 2008 4:00PM (UTC)

Prime Pick

Do you think you and your husband will still be married five years from now? Would you donate a kidney to save your father's life? These are two of the questions lobbed at contestants on Fox's willfully shocking game show "The Moment of Truth" (premieres at 9 p.m. EST). Contestants are hooked up to a lie-detector test and grilled while their spouses, friends and family look on in horror, all for a chance to win half a million dollars. How much are people willing to demean themselves for the almighty dollar? That's the kind of question we don't really want to know the answer to... but we do want to know if that guy's gonna give his dad a kidney or not.

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The conclusion of "Pioneers of Television" focuses on the history of game shows (8 p.m. EST on PBS, check listings), followed by the conclusion of the three-part documentary "The Jewish Americans" (9 p.m. EST on PBS, check listings). Then, "Project Runway" contestants dabble in denim (10 p.m. EST on Bravo), and regular guys go head-to-head with pro athletes on the third season return of "Pros vs. Joes" (premieres at 11 p.m. EST on Spike).

Last night

What did you think of Frontline's "Growing Up Online" on Tuesday? Go here to discuss.

On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EST

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Bret Michaels

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EST

Tom Brokaw

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Jeff Corwin

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

What Makes America, America

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings

Walter Mossberg, Ken Auletta

Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EST

Steven "Cojo" Cojocaru

Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EST

TBA

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EST

TBA

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EST

Julie Chen, the Redwalls

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EST

TBA

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Carl Bernstein, Jeffrey Tambor

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EST

TBA

Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EST

Dave Chappelle, Common R (repeat)

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EST

Carmen Electra, Justin Bartha, Margaret Cho

Contributors: Megan Doll, Molly Eichel, Heather Havrilesky, Amy Reiter


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