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By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | October 15, 2013 | Comments ()


The Biggest Loser on NBC at 8:00pm ET. 15th season premiere. I hate that these shows exist even as I understand that watching someone dramatically shed weight over the course of a few weeks is more viscerally satisfying than watching someone lose a few pounds a week for months or even years while making gradual changes and adjusting to a new lifestyle. But that doesn’t stop me from enjoying the hell out of that fat dachshund who has lost about 50lbs in the last year, so I guess I don’t have much room to talk.

New Girl on Fox at 9:00pm ET.

Catfish on MTV at 10:00pm ET. Second season finale.

ESPN Special: 2013 WSOP Main Event on ESPN at 10:00pm ET. I do not understand watching the World Series of Poker on television. Not even a little bit. I have, because certain people I know/am related to enjoy this, and I genuinely think watching someone read the phonebook would be more interesting than watching what appear to be dead-eyed automatons wearing as many stimulus reducing devices as they can get away with stare blankly into the middle distance while tossing chips around. I understand that there’s strategy involved but there’s strategy involved in fishing too and it doesn’t stop most of that from looking like people competing to see who can go the longest without showing any clear signs of life.

Sons of Anarchy on FX at 10:00pm ET.

Genevieve Burgess probably watches things other people would consider horrendously boring.

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