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This Week on TV (1/24-1/30)

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MONDAY (1/24)

  • Chuck (NBC, 8 P.M.): "Sarah sets out on a perilous undercover mission by assisting Mary Bartowski (Linda Hamilton) in a bid to finally crush criminal mastermind Volkoff (Timothy Dalton)." They vow to beat the living daylights out of him.
  • 90210 (CW, 8 P.M.): "Ivy doubts her ability to compete in a surf competition after a wicked wipeout." She completely overestimated her ability to get past the Big Balls.
  • 19 Kids and Counting (TLC, 10:30 P.M.): Season premiere. "Michelle takes a pregnancy test." Fortunately, it didn't require her to study very hard.

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TV on DVD: January 11, 2011

Hot in Cleveland Season 1 DVDHere are some of the options available this week:

  • All in the Family (Season 8)
  • Black Butler (Season 1, Part 1)
  • Criss Angel: Mindfreak (Season 6)
  • Doctor Who: The Dominators (Story 44)
  • Doctor Who: Meglos (Story 111)
  • ER (Season 14)
  • Greek: Chapter Five (Season 3)
  • Hot in Cleveland (Season 1)
  • Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey
  • Rules of Engagement (Season 4)
  • Skins (Volume 4)
  • Universe (Season 5)
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (Season 4, Vol. 2)

Make sure to also check out the film options for this week.

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Betty White: Going Away to Prevent Public ‘Overdose’

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, Cable, Gossip,

“What is this Betty White business?” the actress demanded of The Hollywood Reporter recently.

“You’ve had an overdose of me. I think I’m going away for a while.”


“It’s hard for me to say ‘no’ to a job, because you spend your career thinking if you say no to a job they’ll never offer you another one,” she explained. “But I’m trying to cut down, I really am.”

But don’t worry, White will be featured on Hot in Cleveland’s upcoming season, where she’ll reunited (for one episode at least) with former co-star Mary Tyler Moore.

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Barbara Walters’ Not-So-Fascinating List for 2010

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Specials, ABC, Gossip,

Barbara Walters and Justin Bieber

In the event you failed to renew your Us Weekly subscription last year, will help get you caught during her upcoming ABC special.

For her annual year-end list, the ABC personality/journalist (apparently) pored through the tabloids to find the names she -- not necessarily we -- found most interesting.

Although she still has room to surprise us with the final two names, you can preview most of her selections after the jump.

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Hot Cleveland Tidbits: Bonnie Franklin to Reunite with TV Daughter

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Cable, Gossip, Video,

Bonnie Franklin is doing a guest stint on Hot in Cleveland, which will reunite the actress with her One Day at a Time daughter Valerie Bertinelli.

In that old CBS series, Franklin played divorcee Ann Romano, who raised her two daughters (Bertinelli and MacKenzie Phillips) in an apartment in Indianapolis. One Day at a Time ran from 1975 to 1984.

Franklin and Bertinelli aren’t the only former costars who will reunite during Cleveland’s second season. The show also has a guest spot planned for TV legend Mary Tyler Moore, who worked with Betty White on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Season 2 of TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland -- which also stars Wendie Malick and Jane Leeves -- will debut in January.

Read More | Entertainment Weekly

TV on DVD: November 9, 2010

Sherlock Season 1 DVDHere are some of the options available this Tuesday:

  • The Boondocks (Season 3)
  • Californication (Season 3)
  • Doctor Who (Series 5)
  • The Golden Girls (25th Anniversary) (Complete Collection)
  • Men of a Certain Age (Season 1)
  • Metalocalypse (Season 3)
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Limited Edition) (Vol. XIX)
  • Lie to Me (Season 2)
  • Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! (Complete Series)
  • Sherlock (Season 1)
  • Whale Wars (Season 3)

Make sure to also check out the film options for this week.

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The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards: Live Commentary

62nd annual primetime emmy awards

Tonight, the annual Emmy Awards telecast will be aired live on both the East and West Coasts (finally!). The ceremony will also incorporate fan tweets into Jimmy Fallon’s material—but will there be any other surprises in the 2010 broadcast?

Will 30 Rock continue its domination in the Comedy category, or will - or even Modern Family - finally topple the reigning champ? Will Mad Men snag another Best Drama win, or will get a statue for its final season?

What will Conan O’Brien say if he wins for The Tonight Show during this NBC event? Will Elisabeth Moss address soon-to-be ex-husband Fred Armisen if she wins for Best Supporting Actress? Oh – the awkward possibilities are endless!

So who won and who lost at the ? Read our West Coast play-by-play account of this evening’s telecast and find out!

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Hot in Cleveland Gets Second Season

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, Cable, Renewals, Video,

TV Land’s original series has just been picked up for another season. The cable network has ordered 20 more episodes, which adds up to a lot of new laughs.

Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Valerie Bertinelli and Betty White will all return for Season 2 which begins production in October.

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VIDEO: Cleveland’s Hot Ladies Beg Lebron to Stay

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, Cable, Video,

The ladies of made this in-character announcement to Cleveland Cavalier Lebron James, whose fate in the industry is currently undetermined. (Lebron decided to go free agent this season, leaving the basketball community in a frenzy.)

In an effort to keep the star in the city, Valerie Bertinelli (Melanie Moretti), Wendie Malick (Victoria Chase), Jane Leeves (Joy Scroggs) and Betty White (Elka Ostrovsky) made this hilarious video clip. Is ’s final promise enough to keep the King of the court in Ohio?

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Hot in Cleveland Fires Up TV Land Ratings

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, Cable, Ratings,

Hot in Cleveland castTV Land’s much-marketed comedy series, , burned up the cable network’s ratings during its Wednesday night premiere.

The scored 4.75 million viewers for the channel, making it the most-watched broadcast in TV Land history.

Hot in Cleveland is an ensemble comedy starring Wendie Malick, Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli and . It airs on TV Land on Wednesdays at 10:30 pm EST.

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