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Sunday April 25, 2010 8:22 pm

This Week on TV (4/26-5/2)

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MONDAY (4/26)
  • 24 (FOX, 9pm):  “President Taylor enlists a private security firm led by Mark Bledsoe (D.B. Sweeney) to assist in the crisis.” She believes his experience with the “Pamchenko” could come handy in this situation.
  • Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (FOOD, 10pm):  “Guy visits a 40-year-old fish shack in Mayport, Fla., where shrimp is prepared nine different ways.” Thanks to the economy, employees aren’t the only thing Bubba Gump has had to cut back on.
  • United States of Tara (Showtime, 10:30pm):  “A tornado strikes the city and the Gregsons seek shelter in their basement, where Tara’s new alter, therapist Shoshana Schoenbaum, convenes a family meeting.” Misery always loves new company.
TUESDAY (4/27)
  • American Idol (FOX, 8pm):  “The six remaining finalists perform the tunes of country songstress , who serves as the mentor.” A performance of “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” will come complete with Simon Cowell chest rub.
  • 90210 (CW, 8pm):  “Debbie and Harry confront their problems after Debbie confesses to kissing another man.” They finally realized this whole “We could be the lead singer for Blondie!” name thing would only be cute for so long.
  • V (ABC, 10pm):  “Ryan confesses to Val that he is a Visitor.” But a Visitor with a job, he’d like to add.


  • Ghost Hunters (Syfy, 9pm):  “A Massachusetts home is probed regarding claims of a ghostly presence in the son’s room.” The presence looks like their kid, but it just mumbles and keeps its head bowed.
  • Cougar Town (ABC, 9:30pm):  “Travis’ acceptance to two colleges - one in California, the other closer to home - generates mixed emotion in Jules.” She wants to see if their show is renewed before he makes any rash decisions.
  • In Plain Sight (USA, 10pm):  “Mary’s new witness, a former hit man with a penchant for explosives, falls in love.” He has a history of falling for things that are hard to handle.


  • Community (NBC, 8pm):  “Troy and Abed make a list of goals to accomplish before graduation.” Goal #1: Actually do some studying in study group.
  • Bones (FOX, 8pm):  “Brennan and Booth head to a rock-and-roll fantasy camp to investigate the death of a wealthy daredevil, whose body was found in a hotel’s washing machine.” Well, that would be one way to take someone to the cleaners.
  • The Real Housewives of New York City (Bravo, 10pm):  “A stunned Bethenny discovers that her pregnancy was leaked on the blogosphere.” She didn’t think anyone would notice she wasn’t a Skinnygirl anymore.


FRIDAY (4/30)
  • Wife Swap (ABC, 8pm):  “A family of Goths who dance ballet and commune with the dead swap with an ultracompetitive hockey-playing family.” The sight of blood didn’t bother them one bit.
  • Ghost Whisperer (CBS, 8pm):  “A ghost makes an accusation against a nanny, claiming she’s evil, but Melinda needs more than the ghost’s word, so she sets out to investigate the situation.” Don’t think you can get away with lying to Melinda. She can see right through you.
  • Medium (CBS, 9pm):  “Ariel encounters a ghost who might be able to help her attend a coveted college.” Written recommendations from someone on the inside always help.


SUNDAY (5/2)
  • River Monsters (Animal, 8pm):  “Flesh-eating fish are sought to determine the accuracy of their rumored methods of killing.” The episode was pieced together from footage found on a river bank.
  • Seeing vs. Believing (TLC, 8pm):  “ star Ricky Paull Goldin travels the country with his skeptic friend, Jeff Gurtman, trying to solve some unexplained phenomena.” Mystery #1: The Death of the Soap Opera.
  • Brothers & Sisters (ABC, 10pm):  “Kevin has trouble adjusting to being unemployed.” It could be worse. He could be Balthazar Getty.



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