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Tori and Dean are like a couple of reality-show terminators: They. Will. Not. Stop. EVER!

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Tori and Dean are like a couple of reality-show terminators: They. Will. Not. Stop. EVER!

On TV this week


Intervention In-Depth: Addicted and Pregnant, 8 p.m., A&E As if watching one person fall into a spiral of addiction isn't enough, this special episode gives you pregnant moms who are threatening their unborn babies, too.

WWE 2011 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 8 p.m., USA We're old enough to remember the inductees: Shawn Michaels, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Sunny and … Drew Carey?

SERIES PREMIERE Relapse, 9 p.m., A&E You ever wonder what happens to the people from Intervention who don't make it after rehab? They probably end up on this show, which follows folks who fell off the wagon.

His Way, 9 p.m., HBO A documentary about Frank Sinatra's former manager, Jerry Weintraub, who did quite a few things besides push Old Blue Eyes around when he had to.

SEASON PREMIERE Kate Plus 8, 10 p.m., TLC Alaska didn't work out, but now the kids who obviously hate their parents are heading to Australia for some edutainmental fun. You know, like most normal children.

SERIES PREMIERE WWE Tough Enough, 11 p.m., USA After the hall of famers go to bed, you can follow 14 wannabes trying to break into the game. Three of them are from the Tampa Bay area, of course.


SEASON FINALE No Ordinary Family, 8 p.m., ABC We know from superhero shows, so it's entirely possible this episode may end on a cliffhanger. Just warning you.

SERIES PREMIERE Pregnant in Heels, 10 p.m., Bravo Rosie Pope is what you call a "maternity concierge," whose job requires helping clueless parents. Um, if you need to hire someone to help you name your freakin' child, you probably shouldn't be having one.

SERIES FINALE Lights Out, 10 p.m., FX We would describe what happens when Lights battles Reynolds in the ring, but this show's been canceled, so they're both losers.

SEASON FINALE Let's Stay Together, 10:30 p.m., BET Will Charles and Stacy finally get married? We hope so, because otherwise that's an expensive party to announce their breakup for good.


SERIES PREMIERE Extreme Couponing, 9 p.m., TLC You may have seen this show previewed a few months ago, so you've had plenty of time to go to Publix to learn that the way these people double the value of their coupons doesn't always work there.

SERIES PREMIERE Breaking In, 9:30 p.m., Fox How does Christian Slater keep getting TV shows? He must've used this crew to break into an exec's house or something.

SERIES PREMIERE Glamour Belles, 10 p.m., Lifetime It's like one of those wedding-dress shows, except this shop has all kinds of formal wear, too. You know, in case you need a tiara for anything.

SERIES PREMIERE Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings, 10 p.m., Oxygen How do Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott keep getting TV shows? They must have used their business connections to convince an exec or something.

SERIES PREMIERE Workaholics, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Three college graduates are such slackers that they take jobs as telemarketers. Yeah, like there are any telemarketing jobs available.

SEASON PREMIERE Top Chef Masters, 11 p.m., Bravo Somehow watching established chefs take the big prize just isn't as exciting as watching some guy from the middle of nowhere win with ice cream made from fatty goose liver.


SEASON PREMIERE Police Women of Broward County, 9 p.m., TLC Four female sheriff's deputies continue to chase down bad guys in Broward County. And we thought being a county cop around here was bad.

SERIES PREMIERE The Bear Whisperer, 10 p.m., Animal Planet Steve Searles gets his own series about dealing with bears out in California. There's always the thrilling possibility he'll be mauled on the air.

SERIES PREMIERE Mounted in Alaska, 10 p.m., History The basic-cable fascination with Alaska continues, this time following the guy who stuffs hunters' kills. Thrilling. PETA must love this one.

SERIES PREMIERE Unleashed: K9 Broward County, 10 p.m., TLC Just in case the Police Women of Broward County wasn't enough for you, there's also this new one about police dogs there. The drug-sniffing variety are especially busy, we'd wager.

SEASON PREMIERE Secret Diary of a Call Girl, 10:30 p.m., Showtime That girl from Doctor Who is back as the upscale escort. She should make sure she doesn't end up in Broward County.

SERIES PREMIERE Gigolos, 11 p.m., Showtime Don't worry, there's one about male hookers now, too, but this one is a reality show. Such a novel concept!


SEASON FINALE Who Do You Think You Are?, 8 p.m., NBC Ashley Judd moves past the Naomi and Wynonna thing to find out she had an ancestor who (gasp!) fought for the Yankees during the War of Northern Aggression.

SERIES PREMIERE CMT's Next Superstar, 9 p.m., CMT Another American Idol clone, featuring 10 folks who want to be stars in both country and western music. They're twice as talented as the rest!

SERIES PREMIERE The Haunted, 10 p.m., Animal Planet A show about paranormal activity on a network that's supposed to be exclusively about animals. The scariest part is how the honchos decide to program these channels.

SEASON PREMIERE Outrageous Food, 10 p.m., Food It's like Travel's Man vs. Food, but without the host's grotesque attempts at actually finishing the challenges himself. Must be an insurance thing.

SEASON FINALE Merlin, 10 p.m., Syfy The magician is confronted by the appearance of a rival telling his same story. Wait, no, that's Camelot on Starz.

— Joshua Gillin

On TV this week, April 4-8 04/01/11 [Last modified: Sunday, April 3, 2011 9:56pm]
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