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Sunday June 20, 2010 2:02 pm

This Week on TV (6/21-6/27)


MONDAY (6/21)
  • Saving Grace (TNT, 9pm):  “Grace shuts herself off completely from family and friends as a past tragic event continues to haunt her.” Those sex scenes in Crash are going to be hard to live down.
  • Behind the Music (VH1, 10pm):  “ is profiled using interviews and archival clips.” The unused footage will provide VH1 enough material for a whole new series: Rocky Love.
  • All Worked Up (truTV, 10pm):  “Observing people whose occupations involve communicating bad news, such as parking-ticket writers and tow-truck drivers, and the unpleasant reactions of the recipients.” The first episode will be entirely devoted to BP CEO Tony Hayward.
TUESDAY (6/22)
  • Losing It with Jillian (NBC, 8pm):  “A father has lost his motivation while unemployed, and his twin teenagers have followed suit.” The teens blame their dad’s lack of a job for their lack of motivation.
  • Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo, 9pm):  “A designer revamps Kathy’s A-list home.” The home simply didn’t meet her status standards.
  • Double Exposure (Bravo, 10pm):  “A no-show threatens a photo session.” Someone apparently lost their passport in France.


  • Monsters Inside Me (Animal, 10pm):  “A computer programmer loses command of his mind because of a deadly parasite.” He should have installed that virus protection.
  • Clean House: Search for the Messiest Home in the Country (Style, 10pm):  “A family’s clutter leads to bickering, so Niecy and her team attempt to clean up the mess and put an end to the fighting.” If Niecy’s team came to clean my house, I’d stop picking fights too.
  • Billy the Exterminator (A&E, 10pm):  “Billy and Rick tackle a bee problem at a golf course.” Turns out the noise was simply coming from the spectators’ vuvuzelas?.


  • River Monsters (Discovery, 9pm):  “Jeremy pursues an alleged killer lake monster in Alaska.” swears she can spot that creature from her house.
  • How to Build the Perfect Grown Up (TBS, 10pm):  “The cast of the 2010 film Grown Ups - , Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade and Rob Schneider - chart their comedy evolution and lives from childhood to stardom.” Old home video of Spade and Schneider riding Sandler’s coattails will be included.
  • Raising Sextuplets (We, 10pm):  Season premiere. “The sextuplets turn 2 in the second-season opener. To celebrate, the family visit New York and later throw a party at Bryan’s parents’ house, where Bryan dons a bear suit to entertain guests.” Added bonus: bear costume also allows Daddy to hide from children.


FRIDAY (6/25)
  • Friday Night Lights (NBC, 8pm):  “Riggins makes a decision that could backfire.” Fortunately, NBC now has experience handling problems like that.
  • Not Going Out (BBC, 9pm):  “Lee sets out to stop Lucy after hearing she’s considering marrying Pavlov so he can stay in the country.” Lee doesn’t want Pavlov trained to expect marriage proposals every time he needs help.
  • Miami Medical (CBS, 10pm):  “A construction worker becomes trapped underground when a giant sinkhole opens up.” Soon the entire show will disappear into that ratings hole.


SUNDAY (6/27)
  • Daytime Emmy Awards (CBS, 9pm):  “Regis Philbin hosts the 37th annual gala saluting soaps, daytime talk and children’s programs, telecast from Las Vegas.” Great - now my husband can see what I’ve been wasting my time on during the day.
  • Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami (E!, 10pm):  “Khloe jokes that Scott is a sociopath, but her comments aren’t appreciated by Kourtney.” Seriously - what other reason could explain the American Psycho hair?
  • Hung (HBO, 10pm):  Season premiere. “Tanya solicits pimping advice from a professional to use as leverage in her partnership with Ray and Lenore.” You know, it’s hard out there for a pimp. Every piece of advice helps.



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