Sunday June 6th
Sons of Tucson, returns from hiatus at 7:30pm on FOX
2010 MTV Movie Awards, 9-11pm on MTV
– Parks and Recreation breakout star and comedian Aziz Ansari hosts the 2010 movie awards, that is enough to make me tune in for the first time since 1999. The Hangover (LOVE IT!), Avatar, and The Twilight Saga: New Moon lead the nominations this year. Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg will perform. The always hilarious Betty White, the gorgeous Bradley Cooper, and the beautiful and talented Scarlett Johansson will present awards among many more hot celebrities…And of course the entire Twilight posse will be there.
Bridezillas, season premiere at 9pm on WE TV
– The hit reality series poking fun of uncontrollable brides-to-be returns for its sixth season…with more meltdowns, confrontations and shocking revelations — and it will be absolutely unforgettable! Tune in as cameras follow some women who turn into bridezillas when they finally get that oh-so-coveted engagement ring and begin the hectic planning leading up to the big day. The premiere episodes features bridezilla Andrea planning a gothic Halloween-themed wedding to her high school sweetheart, only to be outdone by her mother-in-law who throws a few surprises the bridezilla’s way.
The Next Food Network Star, 2 hour season premiere at 9pm on Food Network
– The show that catapulted Guy Fieri to worldwide fame as a cook and TV host is back for its sixth season. Twelve hopeful chefs compete for the biggest prize on TV: their own show on Food Network. The new season introduces Giada At Home host and chef Giada De Laurentiis as a mentor for the contestants. Mega chef Bobby Flay hosts as well as sits on the judging panel with Food Network executives Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson.
Kate Plus 8, series premiere at 9pm on TLC
– Fresh off her disastrous run on Dancing With The Stars, TV and gossip columns’ most talked-about reality mom Kate Gosselin returns to TLC with the kids and sans Jon in this new series after the kids were cleared by the Department of Labor to continue their reality TV careers. The series kicks off with two one-hour specials, the first will go along on an exciting surprise trip to celebrate the sextuplets’ 6th birthday!
Expedition Great White, series premiere at 9pm on National Geographic Channel
– This new docu-series follows a team of scientists on an expedition to hook and tag the largest great white sharks they can find all in the name of science. They hook them, tag them, and let the go alive so they can study them for the next five years.
– The hit Lifetime original series about a shallow 23-year-old model who died, went to the gates of heaven, and was sent back to earth in the body of a smart plus-size lawyer named Jane returns for a second season. The season premiere features Paula Abdul reprising her guest role as a trial judge in Jane’s dreams. Paula Abdul dances in the the musical dream sequence, pictured to the right, choreographed by Tyce Diorio of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance. Comedian Margaret Cho also returns in her regular role as Jane’s assistant.
My Fair Wedding, series premiere at 10pm on WE TV
– A bride knows what she wants for her wedding — the dress, the flowers, even the icing on the cake! But what happens when her dream wedding is all wrong and she’s too caught up in her own ideas to see the train wreck that lies ahead? With only three weeks before the big day, wedding planner David Tutera shows up and changes everything. How exactly will he tackle these brides’ outlandish ideas to give them a wedding beyond their imagination? If anybody can rescue these brides’ disastrous weddings before it’s too late, he can. The premiere features a bride-to-be whose massive casino wedding wish list for her Jersey celebration is prohibiting her from actually finishing the most important tasks before the big day. Can David Tutera turn this Class-C Jersey poker party into a classy and elegant Vegas ceremony?
Monday June 7th
Last Comic Standing, 2 hour season premiere at 8pm on NBC
– The reality competition series to find the best stand-up comedian has been resurrected from the chopping block with The Office’s Craig Robinson joining as the host of the seventh season. Well-reknowned comics Greg Giraldo, Natasha Leggero and Andy Kindler serve on the judges panels.
The Secret Life Of The American Teenager, season premiere at 8pm on ABC Family
– The third season of the hit teen drama arrives for a summer season fresh with new surprises in store. More pregnancies, romances and inappropriate relationships.
Life To Me, summer premiere at 8pm on FOX
– Returning for the second half of its second season, Lie To Me is the compelling drama series inspired by the scientific discoveries of a real-life psychologist who can read clues embedded in the human face, body and voice to expose the truth and lies in criminal investigations. Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth) is the world’s leading deception expert. If you lie to Lightman, he’ll see it in your face and your posture or hear it in your voice. Lightman heads a team of experts at The Lightman Group who assist federal law enforcement, government agencies and local police with their most difficult cases.
The Good Guys, official series premiere at 9pm on FOX
– From Matt Nix, the creator of “Burn Notice,” comes this new action comedy about what happens when an old-school cop and a modern-day detective expose the big picture of small crime. Dan Stark used to be a big-shot detective in his glory days in the 70s. A stranger to modern police work who would much rather trust his old-school police instincts, Dan has the reputation as being a bit of a wild card able to skate by on the heroic deeds of his yesteryear. Jack Bailey is Dan’s new partner. He’s been given the thankless task of babysitting Dan, the drunk pariah who can never keep partners for long. Jack may not see it, but he has little chance of getting out of his situation; his knack for making enemies at the station has assured he is not going anywhere.
Persons Unknown, series premiere at 10pm on NBC
– From the writer of The Usual Suspects, a one-hour mystery drama in which a group of seven strangers must come together to solve the puzzle of their lives. All of them have been taken from their everyday lives and have arrived in a deserted town with no recollection of how they got there. While being held hostage, the strangers are constantly watched by omnipresent “security” cameras with no idea who or what is behind them. At every turn, these strangers-turned-comrades are threatened physically, psychologically and emotionally. Their chance at survival is to rely on each other but who can they really trust?
Tuesday June 8th
Pretty Little Liars, series premiere at 8pm on ABC Family
– This original new tween drama series based on the book series of the same name centers around a group of four pretty girl friends who are hiding a deep dark secret. One year ago, Alison, the Queen Bee of their group, disappeared and the girls swore they’d never tell what really happened that night. They thought their secrets would bond them together, but just the opposite is true. The four estranged friends come together again as someone anonymous who knows all the girls’ secrets and watches their every move threatens them to expose them.
Wednesday June 9th
Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, series premiere at 11pm on Bravo
– This new creative competition series will bring together fourteen aspiring contemporary artists to compete for a solo show at the prestigious Brooklyn Museum and a generous cash prize.The contestants are faced with the challenge of creating unique pieces in a variety of mediums such as painting, sculpture, photography, collage and industrial design. Hosting this colorful new series is art enthusiast China Chow. She will serve on the judging panel alongside art luminaries Bill Powers, a New York Gallery owner and literary art contributor, Jerry Saltz, current art critic for New York Magazine, and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, esteemed curator and owner of Salon94 gallery. World-renowned art auctioneer Simon de Pury adds his voice of experience as a mentor to the contestants.
Thursday June 10th
– Breakout star of The Real Housewives of NYC Bethenny Frankel now has a show all to herself. It’s all about brides and babies on this new reality series starring Bethenny as she prepares for two of life’s biggest milestones – a wedding and a baby – simultaneously. Watch as Bethenny’s life goes into over-drive as she prepares for motherhood and becoming a real “Real Housewife” when she weds fiancé Jason Hoppy, all while juggling her burgeoning career as an author and natural foods chef.
The Green Room With Paul Provenza, series premiere at 10:30pm on Showtime
– New York City native and comedian/actor/producer Paul Provenza has assembled a wide range of hilarious panelists to tackle a wide variety of provocative subjects. In this original new series, the audience gets to see the world’s greatest comedians in a roundtable setting, speaking off-the-cuff and uncensored in front of a studio audience. No rules, no agenda, no censors…just some of the funniest people around, riffing on and ripping each other apart. The series of six half-hour episodes feature a wide array of the biggest names in the comedy world, such as Drew Carey, Robert Klein, Rosanne Barr, Bob Saget, Sandra Bernhard, Eddie Izzard, Tommy Smothers, Penn Jillette, Jonathan Winters, Paul Mooney, and more.
Friday June 11th
2010 FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert, concert special from 8-11pm on ABC
– The three-hour concert, considered the biggest entertainment event to date in South Africa, celebrates the arrival of the first-ever FIFA World Cup on the African continent in Johannesburg. Alicia Keys, the Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Shakira and Juanes will perform alongside, and in collaboration with, popular African artists. The concert lineup also features popular African performers including Amadou & Mariam, Angélique Kidjo, BLK JKS, K’Naan, Lira, Mzansi Youth Choir, The Parlotones, Tinariwen, Vieux Farka Touré and Vusi Mahlasela.