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Tonight, on Hannity & Colmes:

Pop superstar Michael Jackson has wrapped up the first act in a saga that is sure to captivate a worldwide audience well into the new year.

The entertainer is said to be "greatly outraged" by the multiple charges of child molestation which have been filed against him. His brother, Jermaine Jackson (search) has already characterized the situation as "nothing but a modern-day lynching."

How will Jackson's attorney Mark Geragos (search) and the rest of his legal team build the pop icon's case? How strong is the prosecution's case against Jackson? Is this a personal battle between Santa Barbara County District Attorney Tom Sneddon, Jr. (search)? We'll ask our FOX News Legal Analyst Peter Johnson to weigh in.

Plus, what's next for Jackson? How much money does he really have? Is his career essentially over? We'll bring you new information from foxnews.com gossip columnist Roger Friedman (search) and the host of FNC's Big Story WeekendRita Cosby.

Also, FOX News Contributor and War Stories  host, former Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North joins us with LIVE report from Iraq.

Don't miss Hannity & Colmes LIVE this evening at 9 p.m. ET!

--The Associated Press contributed to this report

-All guests and topics subject to change