Thursday On TV: VH1 Divas Concert with Paula Abdul and Miley Cyrus

Clockwise: Kelly Clarkson, Jordan Sparks, Leona Lewis, Shania Twain

Clockwise: Kelly Clarkson, Jordan Sparks, Leona Lewis, Shania Twain

VH1’s annual Divas Concerts airs tonight with performances by Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson,  Stevie Wonder, Shania Twain, Jordin Sparks, Adele, Leona Lewis and  Miley Cyrus. Paula Abdul hosts.

Also on today

“Bones,” 8 p.m. (Fox): Angela’s psychic, Avalon Harmonia (Cyndi Lauper), alerts Brennan and Booth to the presence of a mass grave beneath a fountain.

“Dances with Wolves” (1990), 8 p.m. (AMC): Kevin Costner’s epic vision of the American frontier as seen through the eyes of a 19th-century U.S. Cavalry officer.

“The Vampire Diaries,” 8 p.m. (CW): Stefan tries to make Vicki forget who attacked her; Jeremy struggles with drug use and his feelings for Vicki; Damon reveals information about Stefan’s past.

“The Office,” 9 p.m. (NBC): Michael feels left out when the rest of the staff gossips about the summer interns, so he hunts for a juicy secret to share.

“Fringe,” 9 p.m. (Fox): Peter, unwittingly in a race against time with an ominous force, investigates Olivia’s visit to a parallel universe.

“Police Women of Broward County,” 9 p.m. (TLC): Andrea goes after a drug dealer operating from an apartment; Julie tracks a sex offender who has violated parole; Ana helps nab a violent gang member.

The New York Times

Office Star Jenna Fischer Gets Engaged In Paris

Jenna Fischer Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

Jenna Fischer Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

(From the Associated Press)  — She’s engaged on NBC’s “The Office,” and now, Jenna Fischer can say the same in real life. Her spokesman, Lewis Kay, says the 35-year-old actress and her boyfriend, screenwriter Lee Kirk, became engaged in Paris on June 30.

Kay says the couple have been dating since January 2008.

Fischer was previously married to filmmaker James Gunn. They announced their split in September 2007 after six years of marriage.

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The Office Gets Prime Superbowl Spot


NBC hit series The Office will get the live 1 hour broadcast after the Superbowl next year. The post-Bowl slot is considered the most valuable piece of programming real estate on television, exposing a series to tens of millions of viewers. NBC will air a special one-hour episode of its Emmy-winning comedy after the game concludes Feb. 1. The Office stars Steve Carrell.

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