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[01/13/09 - 06:05 PM]
Networks Confirm Bush Address Plans for Thursday
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The major broadcast networks have confirmed their lineups for Thursday as each will carry President Bush's farewell addresses to the nation.

ABC, FOX and NBC have opted to join various repeat programming in progress while CBS will air its schedule in its entirety after the planned 15-minute speech.

Said disruption however will only affect the Eastern and Central time zones. Here's a breakdown of each networks' plans:

ABC - Thursday, January 15
8:00/7:00c - "Presidential Address"
8:15/7:15c - "Scrubs" (Repeat, Joined in Progress)*
8:30/7:30c - "Scrubs" (Repeat)
9:00/8:00c - "Grey's Anatomy"
10:00/9:00c - "Private Practice"

CBS - Thursday, January 15
8:00/7:00c - "Presidential Address"
8:15/7:15c - "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (Repeat)
9:15/8:15c - "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
10:15/9:15c - "Eleventh Hour"

FOX - Thursday, January 15
8:00/7:00c - "Presidential Address"
8:15/7:15c - "Kitchen Nightmares" (Repeat, Joined in Progress)*
9:00/8:00c - "Kitchen Nightmares" (Season Finale)

NBC - Thursday, January 15
8:00/7:00c - "Presidential Address"
8:15/7:15c - "My Name Is Earl" (Repeat, Joined in Progress)*
8:30/7:30c - "My Name Is Earl" (Special Time)
9:00/8:00c - "The Office"
9:30/8:30c - "30 Rock"
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

* Eastern/Central time zones only; Mountain/Pacific time zones will see the programs in their entirety beginning at 8:00 p.m. Pacific and 7:00 p.m. Mountain with the address airing live at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., respectively.





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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· ELEVENTH HOUR (CBS)
· ER (NBC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (FOX)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PRIVATE PRACTICE (ABC)
· SCRUBS (ABC)





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