Guests and Topics: December 18

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Tonight on Hannity & Colmes:

Prosecutors in the Michael Jackson case have announced that they will file formal charges against the pop superstar today. 

Sources familiar with the case also said District Attorney Tom Sneddon (search) has agreed to delay the arraignment a week to Jan. 16 and return Jackson's passport to allow him to travel overseas. 

Jackson, who has proclaimed his innocence, is free on $3 million bail.

We'll have all the latest on the charges plus legal analysis of the today's events in California.

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--The Associated Press contributed to this report

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