TV highlights

November 09, 2004

Tuesday, Nov. 9

8 p.m. on CBS

Country Music Association Awards

Perennial favorites Brooks & Dunn host the 38th annual ceremony, shown live from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Alan Jackson leads the list of hopefuls with seven nominations. Kris Kristofferson will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

8 p.m. on Fox

"The Rebel Billionaire: Branson's Quest for the Best"

Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, leads a bunch of would-be billionaires around the world on a trip designed to test their abilities to get rich. No word on whether they'll be offering any help to the less fortunate as they pass through.

9 p.m. on Spike TV

"I Hate My Job"

Coached by the Rev. Al Sharpton, eight contestants seek jobs they really want after quitting ones they couldn't stand. Why Sharpton? The people at Spike say he rose from a "modest upbringing" and has the street smarts that the jobseekers may lack.

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