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[02/06/09 - 02:34 PM]
Abc, Cbs, FOX Join Obama Fray on Monday
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC, CBS and FOX will follow NBC's lead and carry President Obama's live address to the nation on Monday at 8:00/7:00c.

Here's a breakdown of each network's plans for the next two Mondays:

ABC - Monday, February 9
8:00/7:00c - "ABC News Special"*
9:00/8:00c - "The Bachelor: Episode 1306" (Special Time)

-- "True Beauty: Get Fit," originally set for 10:00/9:00c, will instead air Tuesday, February 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

ABC - Monday, February 16
8:00/7:00c - "The Bachelor: Episode 1307"
10:00/9:00c - "True Beauty: Red Carpet Mamas"

CBS - Monday, February 9
8:00/7:00c - "CBS News Special"*
8:30/7:30c - "How I Met Your Mother: Little Boys" (Repeat, May Be Joined in Progress)
9:00/8:00c - "Two and a Half Men: I'd Like to Start With the Cat"
9:30/8:30c - "The Big Bang Theory: The Maternal Capacitance" (Moved from 8:00/7:00c)
10:00/9:00c - "CSI: Miami: Presumed Guilty"

CBS - Monday, February 16
8:00/7:00c - "The Big Bang Theory: The Panty Pinata Polarization" (Repeat)
8:30/7:30c - "How I Met Your Mother: I Heart NJ" (Repeat)
9:00/8:00c - "Two and a Half Men: Damn You, Eggs Benedict" (Repeat)
9:30/8:30c - "Worst Week: The Epidural" (Season Finale, Rescheduled from February 9)
10:00/9:00c - "CSI: Miami: Won't Get Fueled Again" (Repeat)

FOX - Monday, February 9
8:00/7:00c - "FOX News Special"*
9:00/8:00c - "24: Day 7: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM"

FOX - Monday, February 16
8:00/7:00c - "House: Unfaithful" (Rescheduled from February 9)
9:00/8:00c - "24: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM"

NBC - Monday, February 9
8:00/7:00c - "NBC News Special"*
9:00/8:00c - "Heroes: Trust and Blood"
10:00/9:00c - "Medium: Things to Do in Phoenix When You're Dead"

NBC - Monday, February 16
8:00/7:00c - "Chuck: Chuck Versus the Suburbs"
9:00/8:00c - "Heroes: Building 26"
10:00/9:00c - "Medium: A Person of Interest"

-- "Chuck: Chuck Versus the Best Friend," originally scheduled for February 9, will move to February 23

* Mountain/Pacific time zones will see a repeat of "The New Adventures of Old Christine: Popular" on CBS, a repeat of "24: Day 7: 2:00-3:00 PM" on FOX and a repeat of "Chuck: Chuck Versus the Cougars" on NBC. As for ABC, Mountain/Pacific time zones will see "The Bachelor" at its regular time followed by a repeat of "True Beauty: Science of Beauty."

Meanwhile, FOX has also opted to carry Obama's February 24 address to Congress. ABC and NBC confirmed their plans for said date on Wednesday (read the story) while CBS is expected to follow suit next week.

Here's FOX's revised schedule for February 24-26:

FOX - Tuesday, February 24
8:00/7:00c - "Bones: The Skull in the Sculpture" (Repeat - Special Night)
9:00/8:00c - "FOX News Special"

FOX - Wednesday, February 25
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Two Hours)**

FOX - Thursday, February 26
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Special Night)
9:00/8:00c - "Hell's Kitchen"

** "Lie to Me" is pre-empted on the night





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· 24 (FOX)
· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BONES (FOX)
· CHUCK (NBC)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· LIE TO ME (FOX)
· MEDIUM (CBS)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· TRUE BEAUTY (ABC)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WORST WEEK (CBS)





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