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The purpose behind the occasional variety special “Kekkyoku! Kakuritsu Nano da” (“At last! What’s the Probability”; TV Tokyo, Tues., 7 p.m.) is to figure out the probability of certain occurrences that will supposedly interest viewers but which sound more like they concern people in show biz. Past specials looked into such matters as the odds of a female TV announcer getting married to a professional baseball player and the probability that a coin in your possession will roll under a vending machine.

This time, hosts Jun Nagura and Yuka find out how probable it is that a student attending the University of Tokyo received straight-5s (5 being the highest grade) while in high school; which member of the girl group AKB48 is most likely to be the first to do a nude photo spread; and the odds that a celebrity couple whose wedding was emceed by famous veteran announcer Kazuo Tokumitsu will eventually seek a divorce.

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