Edon is One of Two Dozen Acts Heading Into AGT Semifinals
Chicago Sun-Times (Aug. 28, 2012)
What began as a fond admiration for an older sibling’s musical might has the teen standing on one of America’s biggest stages.
U.S. Open Tennis - TV Listings
US Open (Aug. 28, 2012)
TV Guide Counts Down Oprah's Best Moments
OWN (Aug. 28, 2012)
TV Guide Magazine's Top 25 Oprah Show Moments (OWN, 9pm) - TV Guide Magazine is counting down the most famous and memorable moments on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Featuring new commentary by Oprah Winfrey and an interview with TV Guide editor-in-chief Debra Birnbaum, the series revisits the most unforgettable interviews, guests, performances and occurrences of the history-making show.
Elyse Helps a Chicago Couple Sift Through 30,000 Comic Books
Syfy (Aug. 28, 2012)
A Chicago couple relocates to LA so Elyse drops by to help them unpack a few boxes and nearly 30,000 comic books. Collection Intervention (Syfy, 10pm).
Paying the Bills on Gallery Girls
Bravo (Aug. 27, 2012)
Gallery Girls (Bravo, 10pm) - Chantal and Claudia put on a new show in hopes of selling some art to pay the bills.
Gordon Ramsay Takes Over San Diego's Keating Hotel
The Keating (Aug. 27, 2012)
Famous restaurateur and hotelier, Gordan Ramsay lent his one-of-a-kind style to The Keating Hotel and Merk Bistro. As part of Ramsay's new TV Show, Hotel Hell (Fox, 8pm). Ramsay and his team assisted with the redesign of [the] lobby area, and helped create The Keating Victory suite. Ramsay and his team helped create a new look and feel, as well as a new menu for the MerK Bistro.
Matt LeBlanc Comedy Wraps It's Stellar Second Season
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Aug. 26, 2012)
If you haven't watched Showtime's Episodes, you're missing out. The comedy series ends its second season Sunday at 10:30pm, and the show continues to face the problem of so many TV series set behind the scenes in the world of entertainment.
Top Model Season 19 Goes to College
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Aug. 24, 2012)
America's Next Top Model (The CW - Friday, 8pm) - The new cycle is dubbed College Edition, but a more accurate subtitle might be Facelift Edition.
FX's Anger Management Ends (Initial) 10-Episode Order on a Romantic Note
TV Equals (Aug. 23, 2012)
Anger Management (FX, 9:30pm) - After Charlie and Kate have sex, he innocently asks her if she wants to go to a movie. Kate interprets this as a romantic gesture, rushes to fix him up on a date the next day with someone else and the two are forced to exam the nature of their odd relationship.
Corporate Espionage on Crime Inc.
CNBC (Aug. 23, 2012)
Crime Inc. (CNBC, 9pm) - Spying is an ever-present threat in the workplace. From the coworker in the next cubicle to foreign governments, the faces of corporate espionage are all around us. Boeing, Intel and Coca-Cola have all been targets.
What It Means to be Mormon in America
Rock Center (Aug. 23, 2012)
Of the family's commitment to their Mormon values which include not drinking alcohol or having caffeine, Juleen Jackson said, "I don't see so much of it as, you know, a uniformity code that we all have to kind of march to...I want to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I want to live the commandments of the Lord..and they bring me happiness.
Home Cooks Take On Celeb Chefs
Phoenix New Times (Aug. 23, 2012)
Beat the Chefs (GSN, 9pm) - Is it a game show or a food show or a food-game show? And who's beating whom? The hour-long show pits everyday people who love to cook -- and come armed with their favorite recipes -- against three pros, who must prepare the same dish.
Sneak Peek: Doctor Who Returns September 1st
BBC America (Aug. 22, 2012)
Watch the world-exclusive, just-released BBC America trailer for the all new season of Doctor Who, premiering Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9pm on BBC America.
AGT Gives Ousted Contestants a Second Chance
AARP (Aug. 21, 2012)
The competition is heating up on NBC’s home to novelty acts from extreme parrots to daredevils and dancing ghouls.
VH1 and Celebs Celebrate Folks' Good Deeds
VH1 (Aug. 21, 2012)
Do Something Awards - DoSomething.org has been the premiere national award for community service, honoring the nation's best, young world-changers, 25 and under since 1996. And this year they're teaming up with VH1 (9pm) for their biggest celebration yet of these globally-minded movers and shakers.
From Crab and Brie Grilled Cheese to Coconut Rice on Eat St.
The Cooking Channel (Aug. 21, 2012)
In Los Angeles, Eat St. (The Cooking Channel, 8pm) slaps on the breaks for scrumptious sea food at Slap Fish such as their super fresh Lobster Grinder Roll and a decadent Crab & Brie Grilled Cheese sandwich.
Alan Chambers Rethinks Praying the Gay Away
OWN (Aug. 21, 2012)
Our America with Lisa Ling (OWN, 9pm) - Is it possible to use prayer and therapy to "pray the gay away"? Revisit the groundbreaking episode on this topic, along with an exclusive new interview with the leader of Exodus International, Alan Chambers, who credits this show with changing his mind.
Pawn Star Spinoff Chases Down a Custom Car Wacko
Las Vegas Review-Journal (Aug. 21, 2012)
"Absolutely, I'm a wacko." Danny Koker isn't talking about some of the outrageous modifications he's overseen at his garage, Count's Kustoms. Or even his years as local B-movie host Count Cool Rider.
Guy Fieri's Minute To Win It on GSN
GSN (Aug. 21, 2012)
On the one-hour game show Minute To Win It (GSN, 9pm) contestants face 10 increasingly difficult challenges using everyday household items. The competitors are given opportunities to leave with what they’ve earned so far- but it'll take nerves of steel to complete all 10 tasks to win $1 million.
Faith Evans and Nicci Gilbert Reclaim Their Fame on Divas
The Daily Beast (Aug. 20, 2012)
On the new TV One reality show R&B Divas, which debuts Monday (10pm), five women who at one time dominated the music charts in some form now hope to show their loyal fan bases, and possibly a new audience, what the journey is really like once the music stops.
Greg Markwardt is Arrested for the Murder of Sis-In-Law Kathy Odom
ID: Investigation Discovery (Aug. 20, 2012)
Blood, Lies & Alibis (Investigation Discovery, 9pm) - In 1987, Kathy Odom is found stabbed to death in her home.
Brad Paisley Gives Tanner Patrick a Shot at Stardom
EOnline (Aug. 20, 2012)
Opening Act (E!, 9pm) - Internet sensation Tanner Patrick gets a crash course in country music after he's surprised with the news he's the opening act for Brad Paisley.
ABC Family Drama Wraps Summer Season with New Eps in the Winter
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Aug. 20, 2012)
Bunheads (ABC Family, 9pm), from Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls) stars Tony-winner Sutton Foster as a former Las Vegas dancer living in a small California town and helping her mother-in-law (Kelly Bishop of Gilmore Girls) run a dancing school for the young women of the town.
Boston Bad Girls Kick Off Scared Straight Season Two
A&E (Aug. 20, 2012)
Beyond Scared Straight (A&E, 10pm) - In a city where your neighborhood defines your gang, four at-risk teen girls endure a day in a female jail and learn where their lives are headed. Though they walk into the jail together, the teens will turn on one of their own. Thalia, 15, is a frightening street brawler (she's even hit her own grandmother) who takes her fight to the inmates and deputies.
Nick and Mom Join Forces on Grimm's The Kiss
NBC (Aug. 20, 2012)
Grimm (NBC, 10pm) - Two Grimms are better than one, as Nick joins forces with his mother to take down his greatest threat yet.
Two Guys are Dad to 10 Kids
OWN (Aug. 18, 2012)
10 Kids 2 Dads (OWN, 10pm) - When Clint and Bryan decided to start a family, they never dreamed that they'd end up with 10 kids. At equal turns funny and moving, this series follows a real-life Modern Family as they raise their adopted children in a chaotic, yet loving environment.
Restaurant: Impossible Chef Robert Irvine Marries Impact Wrestler Gail Kim
Food Network (Aug. 18, 2012)
Wedding: Impossible (Food Network, 10pm) - Celebrate Robert’s wedding to wrestling star Gail Kim in this Food Network special event.
Survivalists With a Car
The Hollywood Reporter (Aug. 17, 2012)
Discovery Channel has hit the gas for a survival series One Car Too Far (Discovery Channel - Sunday, 9pm). The five-part unscripted series will revolve around former British Special Forces soldier Gary Humphrey and Southern California-based car fanatic/problem solver Bill Wu as they attempt to survive -- and escape -- remote locations in Chile using only their skills and a car.
Carrie Underwood and Garth Brooks Salute Teachers
CBS (Aug. 17, 2012)
Five-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood, country artist Dierks Bentley, pop group Fun. and two-time Grammy Award nominee Josh Groban will perform on Teachers Rock presented by Walmart and Walden Media's upcoming feature film Won't Back Down - a special tribute concert celebrating teachers and education. The special will broadcast from Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on CBS (Friday at 8pm).
Are You Being Abducted or Just Sleeping?
National Geographic Channel (Aug. 17, 2012)
The Secret History of UFOs (Nat Geo Channel - Sunday, 8pm) - Do UFO sightings deserve scientific study? Or can the phenomenon be explained away as misidentified natural phenomena, or the creation of our own imaginations? Over two hours, National Geographic will analyze the most compelling evidence and hear from the experts as we explore the Secret History of UFOs.
Music Competition Gives Local Stars a Shot at National Fame
CWTV (Aug. 16, 2012)
In each episode of The Next (The CW, 8pm), four music industry superstars — Gloria Estefan, John Rich, Nelly, and Joe Jonas — will drop in on the lives of four up-and-coming local musicians.
Little Egg Harbor Cook is a Food Network Badass Chef
Shore News Today (Aug. 16, 2012)
Terry French, known locally to many as the Rebel Chef, said a simple one-line ad on Craigslist changed his life.
Fiona Gets Recruited on Burn Notice
USA Network (Aug. 16, 2012)
Burn Notice - The CIA recruits Fiona to break into a guarded safe after a civilian asset winds up in over her head with a black market entrepreneur. Meanwhile, Sam and Jesse visit a mercenary training camp in hopes of finding the whereabouts of an exceptionally skilled sniper. Angelica Celay and Timothy V. Murphy guest star in Official Business (USA Network, 9pm).
Sharks Go Chomp on Shark Week 25
Discovery Channel (Aug. 16, 2012)
Shark Week's 25 Best Bites (Discovery Channel, 10pm) - Shark Week celebrates its 25th anniversary with a jaw-dropping look back at the greatest breaches, brushes, and bites with the ocean's apex predator.
Bert Kreischer Gives a Couple a Big-Time Las Vegas Flip
Travel Channel (Aug. 16, 2012)
Trip Flip (Travel Channel, 9pm) - Bert Kreischer surprises Aaron and Briana with an all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas, and this is definitely no ordinary vacation. Their adventure includes flying with Cirque du Soleil, meeting superstar Celine Dion and much more.
The War on Counterfeit Products on CNBC
CNBC (Aug. 16, 2012)
Crime Inc. (CNBC, 9pm) - Considered a criminal trifecta – low costs, high profits, and minimal penalties – counterfeiting is believed to cost retailers in the hundreds of billions of dollars. Cameras go undercover from China to Chinatown to reveal the latest trends in fakes, which have gone far beyond designer bags.
Big Money and Big Love on Million Dollar Listing Season Finale
BravoTV (Aug. 15, 2012)
Josh and Colton stun Josh's parents with some news about their family. Still grieving from his loss, Madison is skeptical when Heather reaches out to him. Josh Altman makes an eight-digit sale and he and Heather take their relationship to the next level.
Bobby Deen Cooks Up (Light) Man Food
Cooking Channel TV (Aug. 15, 2012)
Not My Mama's Meals (The Cooking Channel, 9pm) - Bobby Deen and his good friend, Josh Capon are whipping up some healthy and hearty man food for a good ole boys night.
Shark Attack Victims Work to Save Their Attackers
Discovery (Aug. 15, 2012)
Shark Fight (Discovery Channel, 9pm) - They've been through the ultimate nightmare: hand-to-jaw combat against the ocean's apex predators, losing limbs and barely escaping with their lives.
Storage Wars' Hunters Hit Up Westminster
AETV (Aug. 15, 2012)
Storage Wars (A&E, 10pm) - The buyers find some afternoon delight in Westminster, Calif. Darrell's in his own neck of the woods, but will he get a tree? Dave communes with the dead. Jarrod and Brandi buy, with seismic consequences. And Barry stops worrying...and learns to love storage units.
Um, Where's Mom?
Los Angeles Times (Aug. 14, 2012)
The Week the Women Went (Lifetime, 10pm) - Darnell Wilson is frozen like a deer in headlights. He looks directly into the camera, eyes buggy and wide, and admits he's not sure how he'll cope with the challenge in front of him. The source of his anxiety might send shivers down a lot of men's spines. He's agreed to run his household and take care of his two young children while his wife is away, and completely incommunicado, for a week.
Awesomey Car Show Revs Into Third Season
Motor Authority (Aug. 14, 2012)
Whether you love the flannel-clad antics of Rutledge Wood, the humor of Adam Ferrara, or the behind-the-wheel skill of Tanner Foust, the most American version of Top Gear will be back on The History Channel this week, starting up tomorrow (9pm).
NeNe Leakes to Host The Glee Project Reunion
The Hollywood Reporter (Aug. 14, 2012)
Oxygen can't get enough of The Glee Project. The cable network on Monday announced The Glee Project Live Reunion, an online special set for Tuesday following the Season 2 finale.
The Lasting Legacy of Jaws on Shark Week
Discovery Channel (Aug. 14, 2012)
How Jaws Changed the World (Discovery Channel, 9pm) - In the aftermath of the film's release, great white sharks were vilified and killed, leading to their near-disappearance from the eastern seaboard. At the same time, public fascination with sharks led to a golden age of shark science that completely changed our view of the ocean and how it works.
Sharon Osbourne in AGT's YouTube Special
TVOverMind (Aug. 14, 2012)
NBC has announced that America's Got Talent (8pm)will return tomorrow with Sharon Osbourne.
Top Secret Searches for a Smart Bomb
Military Channel (Aug. 14, 2012)
Top Secret Weapons Revealed (Military Channel, 9pm) - The U.S. Army learns a tough lesson in the Korean War. To win the war against the Communists, mobility on the battlefield has to improve.
Roaster Ross Lets Loose on America
Comedy Central (Aug. 14, 2012)
The Burn with Jeff Ross - Roastmaster General Jeff Ross spends 30 nationally televised minutes every Tuesday night burning a wide array of targets. From politicians to athletes to b-list celebrities making sex tapes to stay relevant, the Comedy Central icon and his friends will take aim at what’s wrong with the world and the people who make it happen. Tune in at 10:30pm, 7:30am Albanian time.
Gumball: It's a Game, It's a TV Show
App Advice (Aug. 14, 2012)
The Amazing World of Gumball (Cartoon Network, 7pm) - As the saying goes, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Cable Blockbuster The Closer Ends on a High Note
New York Times (Aug. 13, 2012)
Like a lot of successful series The Closer (TNT, 9pm) got softer over time as its characters settled into grooves (and the actors playing them developed fan bases).
Kick Off Sci-Fi Cop Series with a Season One Refresher
TV.com (Aug. 13, 2012)
Grimm, NBC's fairy-tale cop drama, returns for its second season on Monday (10pm).
Sundance Channel Tackles the Chronically Unemployed
The Hill (Aug. 13, 2012)
A new series premiering on the Sundance Channel is aiming to put a fresh face on the overwhelming issue on the campaign trail and in Washington: joblessness. [Last] Thursday, the cable network screened in Washington its premiere episode of Get to Work (10:30pm), a new series that focuses on the efforts of the chronically unemployed to develop the skills needed to get a job.
Facebook Investor Peter Thiel is Searching for Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs
cnbc.com (Aug. 13, 2012)
Silicon Valley visionary Peter Thiel was one of the first investors in Facebook. He has backed many of today’s hottest tech companies. And now he’s searching for the next generation of entrepreneurs – in an electrifying competition unlike anything seen before. 20 Under 20: Transforming Tomorrow(CNBC, 10pm) captures every step of this amazing journey, telling the stories of the extraordinary young men and women each vying for a $100,000 Thiel Fellowship.
DIY's Interactive Home Design Series Begins Season Six in Maine
diynetwork.com (Aug. 13, 2012)
Blog Cabin (DIY Network, 9:30pm) - Josh and crew head to coastal Maine to build out a living room House Crashers style.
The World's Shortest Brother and Sister on TLC's Big Tiny
tlc.howstuffworks.com (Aug. 13, 2012)
Big Tiny (TLC, 10pm) - Primordial dwarves Bri and Brad Jordan are the world’s shortest living siblings. Tune in for a new series about their extraordinary life.
Gallery Girls Ain't NYC's Gallery Scene
The Daily Beast (Aug. 13, 2012)
Gallery Girls (Bravo, 10pm) - The show follows seven 20-somethings as they try to make their way on the New York scene.
Olympics Closing Ceremony to Feature Adele, George Michael and The Spice Girls
nbcolympics.com (Aug. 12, 2012)
[Most] of the rumors surrounding this year's Closing Ceremony are about which musicians will perform. The London Symphony Orchestra is expected to lead a musical performance that Adele has long been rumored to headline, and UK sensation Muse is also ‘definitely playing,’ -- as will, apparently, George Michael, and a British kid named Ed Sheeran (who's apparently a big deal over here).
A Soldier's Grieving Mother Searches for Answers
biography.com (Aug. 11, 2012)
The Unexplained (Biography - Saturday, 10pm) - The mother of an Iraq war veteran refuses to believe that her son's death is a suicide and seeks guidance from a psychic detective and a mirror gazing expert for answers.
12-Year Old Jackie Evancho Sings Songs from the Movies
thirteen.org (Aug. 11, 2012)
Thirteen's Great Performances will present 12-year-old classical crossover prodigy Jackie Evancho’s second television special Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies, in August on PBS (check local listings).
Track & Field, Diving & Swimming and Men's Basketball
nbcolympics.com (Aug. 10, 2012)
Team USA runs for the gold in the women’s 4x100m relay with Carmelita Jeter and Allyson Felix expected to sprint, and the men’s 4x400m relay with Oscar Pistorius running for South Africa Friday night on NBC.
Thrilling Shark Footage is All in the Cameras
New York Daily News (Aug. 10, 2012)
Shark Week (Discovery Channel - Sunday, 9pm) - Filmmaker Jeff Kurr was bobbing on a small metal sled in one of the world’s most dangerous stretches of water — off the coast of South Africa’s Seal Island — when a 2-ton great white suddenly breached the surface like a missile just a few feet away.
Warehouse 13's Eddie McClintock Gets Scared by the Boogeyman
NewsOK (Aug. 10, 2012)
In the Syfy movie Boogeyman geared to stir up scary childhood memories of things that go bump in the night, a group of boys free the Boogeyman from its ancient prison, unleashing it on a rampage targeting a young child whose father is the town sheriff, Michael Samuels, played by Warehouse 13 star Eddie McClintock.
Comedians Rag on Roseanne
comedycentral.com (Aug. 10, 2012)
Comedy Central rolls out the red carpet for one of America's most outspoken and pioneering comedians in Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne, premiering Sunday at 10pm.
Gymnast Danell Leyva Goes for High Bar Gold
nbcolympics.com (Aug. 7, 2012)
Team USA gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman competes for gold medals in balance beam and floor exercise Tuesday night on NBC. Among the contenders in balance beam is all-around and fellow team gold medalist Gabby Douglas. In floor exercise Raisman competes against 2011 world all-around champion and team gold medal gymnast Jordyn Wieber.
HBO Goes Inside the Miami Dolphins Training Camp
nfl.com (Aug. 7, 2012)
Bouncing to the beat of the jams thumping inside the Miami Dolphins' indoor training facility, cornerback Vontae Davis looked particularly jazzed as he warmed up Monday for his eighth practice since camp opened less than two weeks ago.
The Gypsies Invade Miami
channel.nationalgeographic.com (Aug. 7, 2012)
American Gypsies (Nat Geo Channel, 9pm) - The Johns brothers travel to Florida. A cash-strapped Nicky pushes his luck by trying to open a new psychic healing shop in South Beach, causing friction with rival Romani, as well as his wife Christine.
James Cunningham Hits Up Big Ass Sandwich Truck
cookingchanneltv.com (Aug. 7, 2012)
Eat St. (The Cooking Channel, 8pm) - First up, in Portland Oregon, get a taste of sandwiches with a side helping of attitude at the Big Ass Sandwich Truck sampling their Pork Hammer, Beef Dip and Turkey Caesar sandwiches.
Haunted Highway Finale Takes the Team to Silver City
syfy.com (Aug. 7, 2012)
Haunted Highway (Syfy, 10pm) - Investigate an abandoned outpost and more paranormal happenings with Jack, Dana, Devin and Jael.
A&E's Shipping Wars Kicks Off New Episodes
aetv.com (Aug. 7, 2012)
Shipping Wars (A&E, 9pm) - "Handyman" Roy gets in a heap of trouble after he saws a giant Willie Mays sculpture in half. "Cowgirl" Jennifer deals with a sobbing customer who is sad to see his prized possession go.
True Blood's Stephen Moyer Goes Behind the Camera
Inside True Blood (Aug. 5, 2012)
This week, Stephen Moyer goes where no True Blood (HBO, 9pm) actor has gone before, becoming the first cast member to direct an episode.
Michael Phelps' Final Olympics Swim
nbcolympics.com (Aug. 3, 2012)
Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with 20 medals, swims for his final individual gold medal of the London Olympics Friday night in the 100m butterfly, a race which he memorably won by .01 seconds in Beijing.
SNL Alum Kevin Nealon Performs
sho.com (Aug. 3, 2012)
Kevin Nealon: Whelmed...But Not Overly (Showtime - Saturday, 10:30pm) - Standup comedian, TV star and author Nealon headlines this comedy special that finds the new father daunted by fears, insecurities and doubts, but only slightly.
The Final Five Teams Perform on Pequenos
univision.com (Aug. 3, 2012)
This Sunday night, on Pequeños Gigantes (Univision, 8pm), its judgment day for the final five teams remaining. Joining “los peques” onstage will be Latin music superstars Edith Marquez, children’s pop-music group Megabaits along with “Parodiando’s” hit cast of imitators.
(Sorta) Married...with Children
itlmedia.org (Aug. 3, 2012)
This August, public television stations across the country will begin airing Married But Not Equal, an episode from the award-winning newsmagazine In the Life examining the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Remembering Marilyn Monroe 50 Years Later
pbs.org (Aug. 3, 2012)
Marilyn Monroe: Still Life - National Encore Sunday at 8pm on PBS (check local listings) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Monroe’s death (8/5/62).
Catherine Bell's Lifetime Drama Celebrates 100 Episodes with Centennial
mylifetime.com (Aug. 3, 2012)
Army Wives (Lifetime - Sunday, 10) - Fort Marshall prepares to welcome military dignitaries (guest stars Dr. Joseph Westphal, General George Casey, Sheila Casey) for their centennial celebration. Hector and Gloria deal with the repercussions of Penny's return. Roxy and Trevor worry over the health of their babies.
Phelps-Lochte Showdown and Men's BBall
nbcolympics.com (Aug. 2, 2012)
Two-time defending champion Michael Phelps and world record holder Ryan Lochte go head-to-head in the final of the 200 individual medley on NBC in primetime on Thursday night.
Sam's Sugar Mommy Finally Revealed
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Aug. 2, 2012)
Fiona, Fiona, Fiona. Yes, much of the current season of Burn Notice has focused on Michael Westin's formerly detained girlfriend Fi (Gabrielle Anwar). But lest we forget, Sam Axe (Bruce Campbell) has a longtime lady love of his own.
Season 10 Designers Design for Past Designers
TVFirstLook (Aug. 2, 2012)
Season 10 Project Runway (Lifetime, 9pm) designers create outfits for the Emmy Awards to be worn by, gulp, past Project Runway designers.
Real Estate Family Helps California Newlys Find a Home
hgtv.com (Aug. 2, 2012)
Natural Born Sellers (HGTV, 9pm) - Twin Agents Marissa and Julianna work with picky first-time buyers in Northridge, Calif. Newlyweds Marni and Kyle desperately want to find their dream home, but their extensive wish list may be holding them back.
Surprisingly Legal Drugs on Crime Inc.
cnbc.com (Aug. 2, 2012)
Crime Inc. (CNBC, 8pm) - They go by names like Bath Salts, Spice, Herbal Incense and even Plant Food, but there’s nothing natural about these products.
Michael Phelps Hopes for Another Record-Breaking Swim
nbcolympics.com (Aug. 1, 2012)
Michael Phelps, the most-decorated Olympian of all time with 19 medals and Ryan Lochte each compete in the 200 individual medley semifinals on NBC in primetime on Wednesday.
Hank's Gal Ain't What She Seems to Be
usanetwork.com (Aug. 1, 2012)
Royal Pains (USA) - Hank and Divya treat a Large Animal Veterinarian going through a bitter divorce while Evan and Paige help a close friend reeling from an unexpected loss. Check out the premiere of Manimal, Wednesday at 9pm.
Josh Altman's Battle with Madison Gets Nasty and Lawyer-y
bravotv.com (Aug. 1, 2012)
Million Dollar Listing: LA (Bravo, 9pm) - Life's a bitch for Josh Altman when he travels outside his territory and misjudges a new client. Madison must fight off competing brokers to win over a client. Josh Flagg's slam-dunk Rodeo Drive listing is fraught with complications.
Kinga and Curt Look for Treasures in Philadelphia
channel.nationalgeographic.com (Aug. 1, 2012)
America's Lost Treasures (Nat Geo Channel, 10pm) - Curt and Kinga investigate a letter seal used by Robert Morris, financier of the American revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution; and an original artists proof of the George Washington engraving used by Alfred Sealy in the first (and subsequent) Washington dollar bill.
The Dimitrions Deceived Homeowners Out of Their Homes
cnbc.com (Aug. 1, 2012)
American Greed: The Fugitives (CNBC, 8pm) - John and Julieanne Dimitrion give new meaning to the phrase “conspicuous consumption." Their company, Mortgage Alliance, promised help for homeowners in danger of foreclosure.
Robert Irvine Helps Out a Pennsylvania Family-Run Restaurant
foodnetwork.com (Aug. 1, 2012)
Restaurant Impossible (Food Network, 10pm) - At Italian Village in Milmont Park, Pennsylvania, the father-and-son owners needed Robert's help to return their restaurant to its early glory days.
Michael Phelps Goes for Record 18th Medal Tonight
nbcolympics.com (July 31, 2012)
Tonight on NBC primetime, Michael Phelps swims in two gold medal finals – the 4x200 freestyle relay and the 200 butterfly – giving him the opportunity to become the most decorated Olympian of all-time.
An Epic Migration Across Africa
animal.discovery.com (July 31, 2012)
Savage Migration (Animal Planet, 10pm) - The wildebeest migration across the Serengeti of East Africa is one of the most epic events in nature.
HGTV Design Star Begins Another Season with Past Contestants
hgtv.com (July 31, 2012)
Design Star contestants from seasons past get a chance to come back and redeem themselves.
Super-Smart History Detectives Check Out Lincoln's Oath
pbs.org (July 31, 2012)
History Detectives (PBS, 8pm) - The Royal Oak Museum, Michigan has a note that appears to be signed by Abraham Lincoln.
Love on the Run Special on (Almost)
investigation.discovery.com (July 31, 2012)
I (Almost) Got Away With It (Investigation Discovery, 9pm) - Three stories of fugitives who face the pros and cons of "love" on the lam. Con-man Randall Zandstra, bank robber Valerie Castellano, and the murderous Aurelius Dante McClarty all discover that romance on the run is the fugitive's greatest weakness.
Fantastic and Illuminating Nat Geo Show Wraps First Season
channel.nationalgeographic.com (July 31, 2012)
American Colony: Meet the Hutterites (National Geographic Channel, 10pm) - The season finale starts off blazing when a fire destroys a new calving barn after Clinton and Wesley hold a late-night party.
Lochte and Phelps Go for Gold plus Women's B'Ball
nbcolympics.com (July 30, 2012)
Ryan Lochte looks to claim his 2nd gold medal of the London Olympics as he swims the 200-meter freestyle tonight on NBC in primetime.
Anthony Bourdain Hosts Mob Week on AMC
amctv.com (July 30, 2012)
Anthony Bourdain will host its second annual Mob Week airing Monday (8pm) through Sunday, August 5.
Jason Mraz Gives Young Singer Jono a Shot at the Spotlight
eonline.com (July 30, 2012)
Opening Act (E!, 10pm) - Aspiring musician Jono is astonished when singer Jason Mraz pops up on the television screens at work and asks him to be his opening act.
A Husband and Father Vanishes When He Sells His Classic Car
investigation.discovery.com (July 30, 2012)
Stolen Voices Buried Secrets (I.D., 10pm) - Randy Soderberg, a young husband and father with a passion for cars, loved nothing more than long drives through the mountains in his classic Ford Mustang.
Stealing from the Rich
cnbc.com (July 30, 2012)
Ripping Off the Rich (CNBC, 8pm) - CNBC’s Investigations Inc. and Scott Wapner take you inside a multibillion-dollar underground market. Thousands of items ranging from famous artwork to Elvis’ high school class ring are part of an ever-expanding database of stolen history.
Cartoon Network's Brilliant-Nutty Adventure Time Returns
cartoonnetwork.com (July 30, 2012)
In the highly anticipated fourth season of Adventure Time (Cartoon Network, 7:30pm), familiar characters return and a new flame heats things up for Finn.
Master Chefs Get Grilling in the Arizona Desert
foodnetwork.com (July 29, 2012)
Chopped: Grill Masters (Food Network, 9pm) - Four new master grillers step up to the challenge, fighting for a chance to compete in the $50,000 finale.
Olympics Start Off Big with a Phelps-Lochte Showdown
nbcolympics.com (July 28, 2012)
Day 1 of the 2012 London Olympic Games begins tomorrow with an expected head-to-head showdown between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in primetime on NBC, as they contend for the gold in the men’s 400 meter individual medley.
The 2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony Kicks Off the Games
cnn.com (July 27, 2012)
2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony (NBC, 7:30pm) - One of the biggest secrets in London will finally be revealed Friday: what will happen at the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games.
Supersleuth Inspector Lewis Wraps Another Great Season
pbs.org (July 27, 2012)
Inspector Lewis (PBS - Sunday, 8pm) - An anti-racist extremist hurls a threat at the professor, and later that night, Yelland is discovered strangled to death with a noose made from his own tie. The investigation draws Inspector Lewis (Kevin Whately) and Hathaway (Laurence Fox) into a criminology department rife with murder suspects, many of them already guilty of lesser crimes.
A New Season of Addictive Bar Rescue Follows an All-Day Marathon
Washington Post (July 27, 2012)
There’s no way to discuss the Piratz Tavern saga — the one laid out in the schadenfreude-dripping Bar Rescue season debut this Sunday on Spike TV (9pm) — without spoiling a scene or two. So spare the ombudsman your protestations and just imagine yourself in Tracy Rebelo’s shoes.
The True Story of Saving Private Ryan
smithsonianchannel.com (July 27, 2012)
The Real Story (Smithsonian Channel - Sunday, 9pm) - Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan is one of the greatest war films ever made, capturing the sheer horror and brutality of combat.
Nat Geo Investigates Alien Probings
channel.nationalgeographic.com (July 27, 2012)
Secret History of UFOs (National Geographic Channel - Sunday, 8pm) - David Jacobs believes he knows why aliens experiment on us, and his vision is bleak for humanity.
Doctor Who and Other Nerdy Mega-Wonders at Comic-Con
bbcamerica.com (July 27, 2012)
Every year, thousands of nerds converge in beautiful San Diego, where they shun the sunny skies and head indoors for the biggest comic book convention in the world: Comic-Con.
Kathy Griffin Dishes on Celebs in Stand-Up Special
bravotv.com (July 26, 2012)
Are you fixing for some Kathy Griffin offensiveness now that Kathy has plowed through its first season? Consider yourself busy the night of July 26.
Navajo High Schoolers Face a Difficult Choice
pbs.org (July 26, 2012)
Erica Scharf's new documentary, Up Heartbreak Hill (PBS, 10pm), a chronicle of one fateful year in the lives of two talented kids who must figure out not only how to become young adults, but what it means to be both Native and modern.
Jeena Ham Gets Her Twin Sister Bumped
investigation.discovery.com (July 26, 2012)
Evil Twins (Investigation Discovery, 10pm) - Identical twins Sunny and Jeena Han were born just five minutes apart, but it might as well been five years. The younger twin lived in the shadow of her elder sister for decades, jealousy ultimately driving her to order a hit on her older sister.
Three Super-Sweet Women Look for Love
Zap2It (July 26, 2012)
A new reality dating show is debuting Thursday, July 26 on CBS (10pm). We know, we know -- another one? Are there roses? Is Bret Michaels involved?
Men's Soccer Begins Today at the Olympic Games
nbcolympics.com (July 26, 2012)
Live coverage of Olympic men’s soccer kicks off tomor[today] row with Honduras vs. Morocco on NBC Sports Network at 7am Eastern, followed by Spain vs. Japan live on MSNBC at 9:30am Eastern from Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
Women's Soccer Kicks Off Olympic Games
nbcolympics.com (July 25, 2012)
NBCUniversal’s coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games in London begins [today] with the kickoff of the women’s soccer tournament, featuring six games.
Master Chefs Cook Up a Competition at The Cosmpolitan
Las Vegas Review-Journal (July 25, 2012)
Cooking competitions and Las Vegas go together like ham and eggs, peanut butter and jelly, or other vastly more sophisticated culinary combinations you'd recognize if you watched more cooking competitions.
Jimmy Fallon's Best Parodies and Musical Bits
nbc.com (July 25, 2012)
Jimmy Fallon's Primetime Music Special (NBC, 10pm) featuring Late Night's most buzzed about musical comedy sketches in a one-hour special.
Adam Richman Hits Up the Great Lakes for a Great Sammie
travelchannel.com (July 25, 2012)
Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America (Travel Channel, 9pm) - Adam's hunt for the best sandwich in America leads him to the Great Lakes, where he'll name the best in the region.
Total Recall's Vector Submachine Gun on Sons of Guns
dsc.discovery.com (July 25, 2012)
Sons of Guns (Discovery Channel, 10pm) - Inspired by the new Total Recall, Kris builds a Red Jacket version of the Vector submachine gun used in the film.
Edina and Patsy Raise a Drink to the 2012 Summer Olympics
bbcamerica.com (July 25, 2012)
Absolutely Fabulous (BBC America, 10pm) - In the next 20th Anniversary Special, Eddy is shocked that the London Games have snuck up on her. Plus, someone rather important (Hollywood, darling) is about to show up on Eddy's doorstep and she's not ready.
Lisa Ling Goes In Search of the American Dream
oprah.com/own (July 24, 2012)
In the wake of the Great Recession, America's middle class emerges as the face of the new poverty. Lisa Ling travels the country to meet those forced by the aftershocks of the economic crisis to downsize their lives and reassess the American Dream.
Design Star Season Finale Will Name New HGTV Show Host
hgtv.com (July 24, 2012)
Who will be HGTV’s next Design Star (HGTV, 9pm)? All that’s left: Britany and Danielle must film their show pilots and prove they have what it takes to design and host.
All-Day Marathon Leads Up to Deadly Season Finale
dsc.discovery.com (July 24, 2012)
Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel, 8pm) - In this special two-hour close to a merciless opilio season, a veteran deckhand pays for a mistake in flesh. Then in the final hours some men rise and some men fall, but not everyone will make it home.
Kenneth and Yanina Race to Win
realitytvworld.com (July 24, 2012)
Aaron Chase and his partner Summer Mack were eliminated from Love in the Wild (NBC, 10pm), which determined its Final 2 couples, during Tuesday night's penultimate episode of the second season of the NBC reality dating series.
Auntie Anne's and Top Pot on CNBC's Millions
cnbc.com (July 23, 2012)
How I Made My Millions (CNBC, 9pm) - Anne Beiler sold pretzels and other goodies at a local farmer’s market to support her husband Jonas’ free family counseling services.
Two-Hour American Ninja Warrior Finale
nbc.com (July 23, 2012)
G4's heart-racing obstacle course competition series, American Ninja Warrior (NBC, 8pm), is conducting a nationwide search to find the ultimate athlete who will be crowned the first, true American Ninja Warrior.
Big-Time Drama as the Bachelorettes Head to the Bachelor Pad
People (July 23, 2012)
Let the backstabbing begin. As some of the most familiar (and infamous) faces from the The Bachelor and the The Bachelorette make their way to the Bachelor Pad for its third season, the behind-the-back drama kicks off right away with the arrivals.
Mobster Big Lou is Hanging Out in WeHo with His Gay Son
Boston Herald (July 23, 2012)
In the Big House (Logo, 10pm) spotlights the Verdi family, headed by onetime Philly mobster Lou “Big Lou” Verdi. Big Lou was arrested for using one of his clubs as a front for a gambling ring and spent several years in prison.
Inspector Lewis Uncovers a Kinky Murder
pbs.org (July 22, 2012)
Inspector Lewis (PBS, 9pm) - Sometimes murder extends its reach even beyond the medieval walls of Oxford. So it goes when suburbanites Nick and Honey Addams return home after a night out to find their babysitter, Jessica Lake, dead, her wrists symmetrically bound to the Adams's bed.
Comedian Todd Barry Delivers It Dry
kiowacountysignal.com (July 21, 2012)
Todd Barry: Super Crazy - I've always been a sucker for comedians with a dry, deadpan delivery. Of course, the material has to be good too. And Todd Barry certainly has no shortage of good material, as he proves in his hour-long stand-up special, Super Crazy, which will be airing soon on Comedy Central (11pm).
Australian Host Rove McManus Talks to Hollywood Elite
alibi.com (July 21, 2012)
Rove LA (TV Guide Network, 10pm) - I’ve never heard of Rove McManus before. (Apparently, he’s an Australian comedian and television personality—you know, like Yahoo Serious.) I’m guessing you haven’t heard of him either. But if you want to see him interview Hollywood stars like Kathy Griffin, here’s your chance.
Can Tiger Woods End the Tiger Woods Debate?
espn.go.com (July 19, 2012)
British Open (ESPN, 7pm) - Is Tiger Woods back -- really back? The question has been repeated more often than that Seinfeld episode where Teri Hatcher says, "They're real. And they're spectacular."
Duets Finale Likely to Crown J Rome the Winner
Buddy TV (July 19, 2012)
With the finale of ABC's newest singing competition Duets (8pm) upon us, you would think there would be a sense of anticipation. But, much like the season itself, the outcome seems fairly predictable and--barring some kind of major upset--I think we all know who will be crowned the winner. Nevertheless, let's take a look at the three finalists to determine their chances of Duets victory.
That 70's Show's Wilmer Valderrama Hosts Premios Juventud
TVFirstLook (July 19, 2012)
Premios Juventud (Univision, 8pm) - Wilmer Valderrama (That 70s Show) will host the awards show with performances by Pitbull, Flo Ride, Jay Sean and Frankie J.
It's a Superhero Sexual Frenzy
ew.com (July 19, 2012)
It’s a familiar story: A group of outsiders with special powers bands together under adverse circumstances. Only the British series Misfits (Logo, 10pm) is not your mother’s Avengers.
10th Season of Project Runway Embraces the Unusual
Mother Earth News (July 19, 2012)
As fans of the design competition will remember, the show's very first challenge had contestants making clothes from the grocery store, and Austin Scarlett made a dress from cornhusks.
Prepping for the Heist
bbcamerica.com (July 18, 2012)
Inside Men (BBC America, 10pm) - Tensions continue to build in the midst of the team’s final preparations. Several new faces appear at the cash counting house as the staff are merged with another branch. John (Steven Mackintosh) worries that the new head of security will learn of their plans, and Marcus’s girlfriend decides to play a part in the heist.
George Lucas' Behind-the-Scenes Movie Revolution
cnbc.com (July 18, 2012)
Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (CNBC, 9pm) is the inside story of the visual effects house that revolutionized Hollywood.
Former Big Brother-ers Disrupt the House
cbs.com (July 18, 2012)
Big Brother (CBS, 8pm) - Four former house guests are in the house and they're ready for anything. Now with the first nominations of the season, it's the model vs. the nice guy.
Nat Geo Scours Los Angeles for America's Treasures
channel.nationalgeographic.com (July 18, 2012)
America's Lost Treasures (Nat Geo Channel, 9pm) - Curt and Kinga have their hands full at the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History, where Kinga finds 19th century rifles to investigate and heads to a gun range, aiming to prove that some firearms are museum-worthy.
80 Plates' First Season Finale But Does Anyone Care?
televisionwithoutpity.com (July 18, 2012)
The chefs bring the heat on tonight's finale of Around the World in 80 Plates (Bravo, 10pm). Yeah, we're already bored, too.
What Surprises are in Store for Lego's Ninjago?
cliqueclack.com (July 18, 2012)
Cartoon Network has announced the renewal and return of Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu, coming back to the network for a second season (8pm).
Rock 'n' Roll on PBS's Great History Detectives
TVFirstLook (July 17, 2012)
PBS's History Detectives has been digging through everyday treasures for years, with its team of scholars and historians doing more than estimating the value of what they find. Instead, they travel the country looking for clues about the origin of viewers' finds to discover where they came from and what they tell us about American history.
Mysterious Monuments on Mysteries at the Museum
travelchannel.com (July 17, 2012)
Mysteries at the Museum (Travel Channel, 9pm) - In a quiet, Washington, DC, courtyard is a mysterious bronze sculpture that depicts a mournful woman draped with a cloak.
Design Star's Three Finalists Each Decorate a Tiny House
hgtv.com (July 17, 2012)
Design Star (HGTV, 9pm) - In a series first, the finalists must design the interior and exterior of an entire house - tiny house of just 110 square feet.
L.A. Dodgers' Matt Kemp and Legless Gymnast on Real Sports
hbo.com (July 17, 2012)
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO, 10pm) - Jen Bricker and Dominique Moceanu discovered an improbable bond much more profound than their shared interest in gymnastics, which would change both of their lives forever.
Las Vegas Finalists One Step Closer to Mt. Midoryama
g4tv.com (July 17, 2012)
G4's American Ninja Warrior Finals are here. As the last few slots fill up, the competition will be brutal. Can anyone conquer the course? Mondays on NBC at 8pm and Tuesdays on G4 at 8pm.
James Cunningham Gets Spicy on Cool Eat St.
cookingchanneltv.com (July 17, 2012)
Eat St. (The Cooking Channel, 8pm) - First up, we get some shockingly tasty treats at Ms P's Electric Cock dishing up southern comfort food out of Austin, Texas such as her "World Famous Waffles" and "Dirty Black Eyed Peas."
Low-Rated Canadian Drama Tries Again with Season Two
660News.com (July 17, 2012)
The sudsy Canadian dramedy The L.A. Complex (The CW, 8pm) made its U.S. debut earlier this year riding a warm wave of network support, advance buzz and critical goodwill. What happened next was a Hollywood worst-case scenario worthy of one of the show's ruefully funny storylines.
Japan Blooms After the Quake on Oscar-Nominated Short
hbo.com (July 16, 2012)
On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, leaving 15,372 people confirmed dead and 7,762 reported still missing. In the wake of the largest earthquake in the country’s history, some people drew the courage to revive and rebuild from cherry-blossom season, which began within weeks of the tragedy.
Competitive Antiquing from the Antiques Roadshow Team
pbs.org (July 16, 2012)
From the producers of Antiques Roadshow, the hit PBS series and the forerunner of television's popular antiques and collectibles genre, comes a new adventure for treasure seekers: Market Warriors (PBS, 9pm).
Lucero and Jaime Camil in Funny Cross-Dressing Novela
univision.com (July 16, 2012)
Por Ella Soy Eva (Univision, 8pm) - A contemporary romantic comedy with a twist. Elena, a successful single mom, falls in love with a macho man named Juan Carlos, but when he tricks her to win a business deal her heart turns cold. To win her back he’ll do anything - and is forced to swallow his pride (and machismo), transforming himself into a woman named Eva.
A Hasidic Coke Smuggler Ends Up in a Brazilian Jail
channel.nationalgeographic.com (July 16, 2012)
Locked Up Abroad (Nat Geo Channel, 10pm) - When a strictly orthodox Jewish grocer becomes a cocaine smuggler, his traditional appearance makes him invisible to customs officers, until his decision to become ‘the Jewish Pablo Escobar’ leads to a stretch in a violent Brazilian prison.
Killing Adolf Hitler
military.discovery.com (July 16, 2012)
Infamous Assassinations (Military Channel, 10pm) - It's World War II and as Adolf Hitler is briefed at his command center, a bomb goes off. Hitler's the target.
Hauling People in Vintage Planes Up North on Ice Pilots' New Season
weather.com/tv (July 16, 2012)
Ice Pilots (The Weather Channel, 9pm) - Joe hires outsider Duane Hicks to help Buffalo navigate the future and coach Mikey.
A Green-Suited Man and His Mysterious Skull on Oddities
science.discovery.com (July 14, 2012)
Oddities: San Francisco (Science Channel, 9pm) - A customer sells Wednesday a gas mask that's a horse of a different color. Then, an eccentric commissions Audra to craft a diorama combining taxidermy and biological weapons, while a mysterious man presents an even more mysterious skull.