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Thursday: "Lost," twisted tale or elaborate hoax? Plus: What did you think of "Project Runway" on Wednesday?


Salon Staff
February 21, 2008 4:00PM (UTC)

Prime Pick

ABC

Sometimes it's hard to tell if "Lost" (9 p.m. EST on ABC) is the longest, most twisted tale ever to be told on TV, or just an elaborate hoax set to a horror-movie soundtrack. Last week, Sayid's flash-forward started strong, with that intriguing murder on the golf course, but ended in espionage clichés. "I love you! Wait, you're a spy? But I'm a spy! I don't love you, either!" When in doubt throw in a secret mission, a love story and a mysterious boss on the phone. What is this, "Charlie's Angels"? More cheesy suspense snacks on the menu tonight, when we learn how Kate adjusts to life off the island. Let's see, we're guessing there's a deep, dark secret, a long-lost love and a mysterious enemy involved ...

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The make-out sessions should intensify on "Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans vs. Favorites" (8 p.m. EST on CBS), Val Kilmer stars in "Wonderland" (9:30 p.m. EST on IFC), and the working women of "Lipstick Jungle" try to keep their lives balanced (10 p.m. EST on NBC). Dan Fogelberg, who passed away last December, appears on "Soundstage" (10 p.m. EST on PBS, check listings).

Last night

What did you think of "Project Runway" on Wednesday? Go here to discuss.

On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EST

Forest Whitaker, Ian Ziering

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EST

Jessica Lange, Joan Allen

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Willie Nelson, Larry the Cable Guy

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

"Dancing With the Stars" champions

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings

Samantha Power, Chris Anderson

Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EST

Preempted by Democratic debate

Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EST

Mark Siegel (repeat)

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EST

David Gracer, Richard Thompson Ford (repeat)

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EST

Steve Martin, hand shadows performance with Raymond Crowe

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EST

Heidi Klum, James McAvoy, John Fogerty

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Michael Scheuer, Ruby Dee

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EST

Taylor Dayne

Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EST

Barbara Walters, heavyweight-boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko, Black Mountain

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EST

Don Rickles, Joe Mantegna

Contributors: Molly Eichel, Heather Havrilesky, Amy Reiter, Charly Wilder


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