Friday, March 7, 2008
Drew Carey hosts another prime-time version of the " The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular" (Channel 9 at 8) as contestants compete for big money.
"Dateline" (Channel 4 at 9) interviews a high school girl who was held hostage for 10 days in an underground bunker and managed her own rescue.
"20/20" (Channel 7 at 9) pulls out its "Medical Mysteries" file to report on a college student afraid to leave the house because a particular rap song causes her to have an epileptic fit. That's followed by a second edition at 10 that includes an interview with Tori Spelling.
"Bill Moyers Journal" (Channel 26 at 9) reports on conservative evangelist John Hagee and his controversial endorsement of Republican presidential candidate John McCain.
"Gone Country" (CMT at 8) wraps its season with the cast finally reaching the moment they've been preparing for all season -- performing in front of an audience at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville.
"The Ultimate Coyote Ugly Search" (CMT at 9) returns for a third installment as Liliana Lovell, the foulmouthed founder of the New York City bar Coyote Ugly, looks to fill the sixth and final spot in the Coyote Ugly traveling troupe.
"Stargate Atlantis" (Sci Fi at 10) wraps its season with Sheppard time-traveling to the future and discovering a very different Atlantis.
"Speed Grapher" (IFC at 11), a new adult-oriented animated series set in futuristic Tokyo where the gap between rich and poor has widened, is about a former war photographer who infiltrates a secret pleasure club for the city's elite and ignites a chain of events that disrupts society.
"Real Time With Bill Maher" (HBO at 11) features a discussion that includes commentator Joe Scarborough, and an interview with Terry McAuliffe, chairman of the Hillary Clinton for President committee.
Stephen Hawking and daughter Lucy appear on "Charlie Rose" (Channel 32 at 11).
Will Ferrell, Hayden Christensen and musical guest the Hives appear on a repeat of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (Channel 4, 11:35).
Tom Hanks and former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee are guests on a repeat of "Late Show With David Letterman" (Channel 9, 11:35).
-- John Maynard