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Watch this (week of May 26)

Hopefully, you’re out enjoying your Memorial Day weekend, because it’s not looking too sunny out there in TV land. Here’s a look at what networks are offering up this week: SUNDAY There are a couple of bright spots on Sunday. HBO premieres its high-profile movie “Behind the Candelabra” (9 p.m., HBO), which stars Michael Douglas as Liberace and Matt Damon as his lover. And fans of “Arrested Development” get what they want in a big way: Netflix releases 15 new… Read More »

Solo Dance Tonight

OMG! Must See Dancing with the Stars:  Season Premier tonight on ABC.  Normally, DWS, doesn’t make my happy list, but when Hope Solo was announced as a dancer, all that changed.  As you probably already know Solo is the goalie extraordinaire who helped the US women’s soccer team advance to the World Cup finals. Other star dancers include Carson Kressley, Nancy Grace, and Chaz Bono among others. [youtube 6Tb3tRlnosg] Hell’s Kitchen:  Season Finale tonight on Fox.  The future chef for BLT Steakhouse… Read More »

Colbert Dishes with Diane

OMG! Must See Colbert Report:  Colbert has been on fire lately;  election time most definitely suits his personality.  Tonight, Colbert will undoubtedly have some highlights of Rick Parry (with an A), and he will interview Diane Sawyer.  She has done so much amazing work over the many years of her career.  Tonight she’ll be pitching her special Jacqueline Kennedy:  In Her Own Words which airs on September 13 on ABC. Hell’s Kitchen:  The remaining chefs continue to compete against each other and… Read More »

Tempers Burn Hell’s Kitchen

OMG! Must See Hell’s Kitchen:  Calm down, people!  It’s just risotto!  To watch these chefs fall apart, cry,  and yell at each other, one would think that lives are on the line.  Besides the bickering, watching the makings of a great chef in a fast paced restaurant can certainly be entertaining.   Elise is most definitely enemy number one, which makes me root for her even more.  While her attitude is top full of vinegar (like her last dessert) she can… Read More »

Hell’s Kitchen is Hecka Cool

OMG! Must See Hell’s Kitchen:  I love it when Chef Ramsey bellows, “You donkey!”  This is the show where he can be as tough as he wants because it’s his restaurant, and he can do what he wants.  Normally, the first episode consists of the cooks trash talking each other and then sulking after Chef Ramsey says their signature dishes look and taste like baby vomit.  Now that’s good TV!