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Music Boyz II Men celebrates 20th anniversary with new CD

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Best Sellers From Oxford Books-A-Million (Overall store ranking)

FICTION 1. (1) DANCE WITH DRAGONS by George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $35.00) 2. (2) NOW YOU SEE HER by James Patterson (Little, Brown and Company, $27.99) 3. (4) SMOKIN’ SEVENTEEN by Janet Evanovich (Bantam, $28.00) 4. (5) FOLLY BEACH by Dorothea Benton Frank (Williams Morrow, $25.99) 5. (6) AGAINST ALL ENEMIES by Tom Clancy (Putnam $28.95) NONFICTION 1. (3) THROUGH MY EYES by Tim Tebow (Harper, $26.99) 2. (7) UNBROKEN by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House, $27.00) 3. (11) FOUR HOUR BODY by Timothy Ferriss (Crown, $27.00) 4. (12) 17 DAY DIET by Mike Moreno (Free Press, $25.00) 5. (14) IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS by Erik Larson (Crown, $26.00)

❱ Word of the week zugzwang \ TSOOK-tsvahng\, noun; 1. A situation in which a player is limited to moves that have a damaging effect. Quotes: Oh, he understands his position: he is in trouble, he is faced with the zugzwang to end all zugzwangs. — Doug Dorst, The Surf Guru Party rulers in China are trapped in a position that chess players deeply fear - zugzwang - where any move made puts you at disadvantage. — Vitaliy Katsenelson, “How China Will Crash And Burn,” Forbes, July, 2011 Origin: “Zugzwang” combines two German words, zug, “move,” and zwang, “constraint.”

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D.L Wilson is a master of mystery Sirocco by D.L. Wilson, Mont Clair Press, 356 pages, $14.95

Fact: We are still at war in the Middle East. The magic of this mystery is that Wilson dances By Charlee Harris along the edges of reality. Special to The Star The plot in Sirocco could Move over mysteries writers. There’s a happen. It’s conceivable new man in town, and he’s making waves. that if Homeland Security DL Wilson’s latest, Sirocco, is becoming its were to fall asleep at the wheel, our worst nightown tidal wave. Siroccois a contemporary novel focus- mare could come true. Our hero, Brett Reyning on our worst fears: bio-chemical olds, is asked to join R3, warfare. Remember? Wasn’t that one which encompasses of the reasons for our presence in Iraq? More and more, in mysteries, we’re seeing all the leaders in the chemical warfare stronger female characters who show an ability to survive or even murder. Sirocco is front lines. Their job is to isolate any pathono exception. The writing is self-assured and confident. Wilson has an uncommon gen that may be used on America. The problem is, they do not know what take on terrorism in Sirocco. they are fighting against. Already, two The details of the premise are as comnational figures have died, and R3 is under mon as daily news reports: the gun to identify the weapon, how it was Fact: Saddam Hussein declared war on his on people when he allowed the use transmitted, and by whom. On the other side, is a highly intelligent of chemical warfare, killing thousands of woman named Sharifah, who is plotting Kurds in his ethnic cleansing. Fact: None of us will ever forget where the downfall of Western Civilization and replacing it with a new Palestinian State. we were on Sept. 11, 2001.

She is actually more Western than Eastern, but the terrorist in her would never admit it. Unlike her Islamic sisters, she wears Western clothes and lives in the lap of luxury. She sees herself as the anonymous leader of a free Islamic State, but her lifestyle violates Islamic law. Sharifah kills whoever gets in her way. Brett learns this the hard way when his younger brother, Derrick, is found dead along with a prostitute. The police have ruled it a murder/ suicide, but Brett and his sister, Alicia, know better. They begin to tear away at the detective in charge and scour police reports to prove their brother’s innocence. The more they dig, the more dangerous their quest becomes. DL Wilson is a master of mystery. No one is who you think they are, and you don’t find out until the end.

‘Water’ f illed with all a circus has to offer Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen, Algonquin Books, 350 pages, $14.95

By Charlee Harris Special to The Star

This story begins with Jacob telling his tale of love and danger in circa 1932 when the country was reeling from the Great Depression. Jacob is an elderly man who requires nursing care, and everything he hears or smells take him back in time to the circus, which basically adopts him. Orphaned at 23, Jacob hops a train and lands right in the middle of a second rate circus. His story is filled with all that this circus has to offer. Its name says it all: “The Flying Squadron of the Benzini Brother’s Most Spectacular Show on Earth.” The more Jacob learns the about the circus the more disgusted he becomes. The pitfalls of manipulations by the carnies and their efforts to get more money out of the public, rankles him. But the circus, like the nation, is barely clinging to life during a time when few had anything to spare. It is through his narration that Jacob

tells of his saga of love and danger. Along with this menagerie come people from all walks of life who work under the big top and those who do not. You will be drawn into the drama of the causeways, which burst with amusing portrayals of the sideshows, and the drama of the center ring where Jacob and the love of his life, Marlene, find themselves spotlighted by those around them. Water for Elephants floats along like a big top in the breeze, from supreme to magnificent. No child ever forgets his first trip to the circus, but it is the undercurrent that makes this book so intriguing. The book’s atmosphere is courageous and persuasive. As a veterinarian, Jacob was immediately placed in charge of the animal’s safekeeping. When jobs were so difficult to find, he finds more than he can almost handle. But, he is a kind man with an

affinity to animals. Rosie is one of the show’s elephants and will not allow anyone to work with her. Yet, Jacob finds the key to her heart. And just as he makes his discovery about Rosie’s key, Jacob finds himself pining away for another woman — Marlena, and she is the celebrated diva of the equestrians. Recently married, Marlena is unobtainable. Or is she? Marlena’s husband, August, is a proud, unyielding man who is extremely jealous and controlling when it comes to his wife. Yet, it’s Jacob who experiences this husband’s wrath over and over. Jacob knows the situation will eventually escalate into violence, and he tries to ward off trouble. He’s not afraid for himself, but for Marlena. Water for Elephants is the winner of the 2007 Book Browse Diamond Award for the Most Popular Book Read — an honor that was well-deserved.


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freddyJet debuts ‘Twist’ on artistic performance By Brooke Carbo

like they’ll be shot down or judged. Every day I’m thinking, thinking, thinking what can we do here to just celebrate Fifteen years after founding the Rover art? I love to see live music and dance come Soho, an acclaimed cutting edge perfortogether. There are a lot of textile artists mance studio in Manhattan, Rani Welch in this area, people who paint, photograhas returned to her native Calhoun County phers. There is something beautiful about with her fearless brand of creative exprescollaboration. I want to bring all these difsion in tow. Welch, who studied dance at ferent artists together under one roof. the University of Alabama, founded freddyE: What inspired the name of your Jet, a refreshingly unpretentious local percompany? formance company, in June and is crafting RW: My father’s name is Freddy and I a multi-functional art venue out of the vast love that name. It feels like something fun shell of an old Oxford foundry. and old-fashioned that we can twist around The company’s first venture, a contemand make new again. And Jet is short for porary dance workshop, will wrap up Satthing that was physical and theatrical at an something that goes quickly. A quick urday with freddyJet’s debut performance, earlier age. There were great things here, change. Twist, at Garfrerick’s Cafe in Oxford. My family went through a really hard but I wish there had been a place that had Surrounded by her students’ homemade time this year. I watched my dad struggle said hey, it’s OK to be a little cuckoo. It’s OK dance costumes and inspiration journals, and despite everything, go forward. That to go crazy, to be emotional and dramatic. Welch explained how she is showing her really inspired me. I’ve heard some negaI love New York. I miss it everyday, but it hometown “it’s OK to be a little cuckoo.” tivity about the foundry. People are like, Escapes: What brings you back to Ala- can be a very selfish place. Now I’m a little who’s going to come to that show? Every older, I’d like to do something for someone time I hear that, it makes me want to push bama? else. Ranie Welch: I felt like there was forward and just do it. Why not? Why can’t E: What makes freddyJet special? enough art in New York, enough venues. we do it? It’s a great, positive thing for this RW: This is a safe haven for children, for area. I thought I could do more here because people to be creative confidently. It doesn’t there is a lot of ambition and drive here, E: What is Twist’s audience in store for have to be dance. It could be martial arts, too. There is so much talent and I don’t Saturday? know if it’s always being encouraged by the painting, writing — whatever makes the RW: What the kids have learned this mind work. They just need to be stimulated week is really physical theater. It’s a combicommunity. I wish I had been turned on to somein an environment where they don’t feel nation of modern dance and ballet, using bcarbo@annistonstar.com

If you go … What: Twist, the debut performance of freddyJet. When: 6 p.m. Saturday Where: Garfrerick’s Cafe, 655 Creekside Drive, Oxford Tickets: Show $10, at the door or reserve by calling 646-808-9080. Dinner at Garfrerick’s Cafe and the show $40, reserve by calling 256-831-0044. For more info: www.freddyJet.com.

their voices and their own rhythms and martial arts. But the root of it is contemporary dance. We’ll also see live music, reggae, some drumming and some vocals. I’ve asked a barber shop choir to perform and a church with live vocalist and these girls and boys that do the most amazing Mexican folk dances. Dave Garfrerick, the owner (of Garfrerick’s Cafe) donated the space generously for the workshop and performance. Our capacity is 76, and I think it’s going to sell out. E: So what is next for freddyJet? RW: The space we’re moving into is unbelievable. It’s the skeleton of an old foundry on Front Street, where Old Oxford meets Old Anniston. There are six buildings. I want to start with a performance dance studio and then move into the other buildings. Maybe have a yoga center, a coffee shop. Make it like an artist community. We will start in the fall with ballet, modern dance, choreography, hip-hop, yoga and Pilates. And we’ll have an easy-spirited class for the older crowd that’s a combination of dance, Pilates and stretch. Dancing is not for one specific age group or body type. Everybody can move. That’s the most important thing to me, that it’s available to whoever wants to do it.


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‘Wings of Opportunity’ Author to speak on Wright Brothers’ school in Montgomery By Erin Williams Special to The Star

The Wright Brothers, the aviation pioneers who hail from Dayton, Ohio and flew their first plane in Kitty Hawk, N.C., actually came down a little further South than one might think — all the way to Montgomery. In 1910, while waiting out the completion of their new assembly line of planes in Dayton, not to mention the fact that the weather was unfavorable during the winter, the Wright Brothers set out to find a location that had better weather and was available to instruct civilians how to fly their new planes, so they could teach others. The flying school, opened for one semester, that resulted, and the impression it made on the state, is chronicled in the book Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, by journalism professor Julie Hedgpeth Williams. Williams actually stumbled upon the fact that the Wright Brothers even graced the state when she was reading a book about the brothers and saw that a caption for a picture of them, revealed that they were in Montgomery. “I had no idea,” says Williams. “I was just blown away.” Williams began researching their stay, and turned what she thought could be an essay into her book. She turned to newspaper articles that the Montgomery Advertiser and the now-defunct Birmingham PostHerald published, and was able to piece together their time in the state, which was just one semester through the spring of 1910. Williams discovered that Wilbur Wright had scouted out several places to start their southern-adjacent school, including Atlanta and Augusta, before being pointed in the direction of Alabama. At the time, the South was anxious to move forward from its unruly past in the Civil War, and there was a rumor that the Army was going to open a base, the first major base since the Civil War, in the South. The Chamber of Commerce in the city had already brought representatives of the military down to piece together ideas to bring the base there, and were advised to be extremely prepared when the time came, including helping to find land for the base and

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Local photographer explores connections in Gallery 9 exhibit Gallery 9 in Jacksonville is exhibiting Journey, a collection of silver gelatin photographs by local photographer Anita H. Stewart. The images explore physical and emotional connections to forms found in nature. Journeys will be on display through Aug. 4. Gallery 9 on the square in Jacksonville. For information, call 256-239-3012. —From staff reports

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A pilot flies at the Wright Brothers’ first flight training school in Montgomery 1910. The author of a book on the school is to speak in Anniston on July 28. pay for anything the Army needed. According to Williams, the city took those ideas and transferred them to Wilbur Wright’s needs, and a flight school was born, and included five students who were taught by Orville Wright, Wilbur’s younger brother and partner. “There was a big idea that the South was really poised for development, and Montgomery wanted to take advantage of that,” says Williams. “These guys in Montgomery were ready. They wanted his business and they were ready to do it.” The brothers were seeking to enhance man’s knowledge of flying planes, and during their time in Montgomery realized that anyone who had an interest in learning how fly generally could learn, which was great, considering that at the time planes were seen as forms of entertainment, yet the only other representatives in the country who knew how to fly them were three military men in San Antonio. The

flight students also flew the first night flights in history over Montgomery, eventually leaving for Indianapolis upon the end of school, en route for a flying competition. Once spring came, the brothers chose to close their school in Montgomery due to the fact that there weren’t enough students to have two schools open, but declared to always “look favorably on Montgomery,” says Williams. Later, the land where the Wrights’ school had been was bought by the United States and turned into the grounds for Maxwell Air Force Base. The school’s presence and the fact that curriculum was dedicated to something so new and fresh, did a lot to aide in bringing the South — and the nation — into the future. “Aviation had no past,” says Williams. “It’s not part of the Confederate past — it has its own track to follow.” Williams says the response to both her book and the fact that the Wrights opened a school in Alabama has been surprise and shock by those who were unaware of the news. “Most people [say], ‘Gosh, I had no idea, I just didn’t know,’” says Williams. Williams will present her book on July 28 at 3 p.m. at the Anniston Library. For more information, visit anniston.lib.al.us

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Distinctly diverse crowd After Vans Warped Tour takes dive, founder shoulders resurrection By Glenn Gamboa Newsday

NEW YORK — At the end of last year’s Vans Warped Tour, founder Kevin Lyman was a little worried. He felt the traveling extravaganza he created in 1995 to showcase new talent, heavyweights from outside the mainstream, and the indie-rock lifestyle was starting to lose its way. “Last year, it felt a little fractured at times,” Lyman says, calling from a tour stop in Buffalo. “Some acts weren’t really involved or engaged.” As a result of the economy and some touring issues, attendance dropped sharply last year and Lyman says he decided to address the slide himself. “I realized that it’s harder — I’m 50 now — and I thought that maybe I started listening to too many other people,” he says. “I remember Ice-T told me, ‘You gotta go with your gut’ and that’s what I decided to do.” Lyman decided to choose all the artists himself, taking two months to listen to hundreds of acts and pulling together Warped Tour’s most diverse lineup in years — from the chart-topping, pop-leaning hip-hop of 3OH!3 and Gym Class Heroes to the power pop of Paramore and A Day to Remember to the political punk of Against Me! and the hardcore of The Devil Wears Prada. “We really focused on diversity this year,” he says. “I think we’re closer to the mix that we had in ’95 with Sublime and No Doubt and Quicksand than we have been in years.” Lyman says the change has worked, with attendance back up to 2009 levels. But the switch did mean that some more traditionalsounding Warped Tour bands did not make the cut this year in the name of getting some different styles onto the tour. That strategy helped Bellmore-based The Narrative, who released their eponymous dreamy pop debut themselves last year, land a slot on the tour. Singer-keyboardist Suzie Zeldin said the band was surprised to be selected and even more surprised that Lyman chose them to play on his personal showcase, The Kevin Says stage. “I don’t know that we sound like what most people think are Warped Tour bands,” Zeldin says. “But it feels amazing to be picked by him. It’s such a great opportunity.” Lyman says he enjoyed their music, which isn’t as heavy as most bands on the bill, but he liked their appreciation of the opportunity

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Buddy of the band ‘Less Than Jake’ sprays down the crowd with a Super Soaker during their performance in the Vans Warped Tour concert in Houston, Texas. even more. “They’re going to go out and work hard to introduce more people to their music,” he says. “They’re good kids.” Warped Tour, Lyman tells all the artists, is about hard work. And that is what makes the tour so rewarding, says Terrible Things front man Fred Mascherino. “I really do have to mentally prepare for it,” says Mascherino, who has done Warped four times before as part of Terrible Things, Taking Back Sunday and The Color Fred. “It’s the toughest tour on earth to do — the drives, the heat, the stress. ... Warped Tour has built up a trust with its audience. Even though the kids may say, ‘I don’t know half of these bands,’ they still trust that it’s gonna be a fun show.” Fuse VJ Allison Hagendorf, who traveled with the tour for its first 10 days to interview artists and fans for her weekly series “Fuse Warped Wednesdays,” said most bands come ready for the mix of fun and business. “It is like punk rock summer camp,” she says. “There’s no headliner, no egos. The catering lines are for everyone. There’s no VIP area. All bands are created equal. ... They also understand that it’s an important platform to reach 600,000 kids in the summer, that it’s the biggest traveling tour and that a lot of major names have come from the tour.” For every Warped Tour band, the day starts

before 8 a.m., when they find out their set time for the day and learn how much time they have to set up their equipment and merchandise tents. The workday generally continues until after 8 p.m., when bands pack up their stuff and drive off to the next tour stop to start the cycle again. “You have to work hard in this business,” Lyman says. “It’s like a microcosm of the industry. Nothing is ever going to be handed to you. Those bands that had a sense of entitlement, that thought they didn’t have to work hard, they aren’t really around any more. The bands that have been rolling around forever? The survivors? Those are the ones that work hard.” Because of Warped Tour’s success, it’s not just bands that put in the effort, but businesses and nonprofit organizations looking to reach the same demographic. And, for Lyman, these are kids he cares for. He has always tried to keep the tour’s ticket prices down and this year he has moved to offer free water to concertgoers, as well as a $3 price cap for bottled water. “I want them to feel like they are part of something,” said Lyman. “This tour stands for something. A mother came up to me at a show the other day and thanked me for the tour because her daughter told her, ‘This is the one place that I belong.’ That’s why we do this.”

With more than 100 bands playing at each Vans Warped Tour stop, deciding who to check out gets tough. Based on her time out on the tour, here are some of Fuse VJ Allison Hagendorf’s suggestions to add to your list: BAD RABBITS: “I have no idea how to categorize them — kind of discofunk-soul-rock with a D.I.Y. attitude,” Hagendorf says of the Boston-based band. MOVING MOUNTAINS: “I love Sunny Day Real Estate and you hear them and a little Jimmy Eat World, but you also hear a little bit of The Cure,” she says of the Westchester band. “It’s very melodic, moody, with pretty strong songwriting.” YELAWOLF: “I’m a huge fan,” she says of the Gadsden rapper who mixes Dirty South hip-hop with classic rock. “You don’t think Warped Tour and necessarily think Yelawolf. ... But then again Eminem did the Warped Tour in ‘99.”

Coming to town

The Vans Warped Tour rolls through the Southeast soon, and the closest it will come to this area will be across the line. When: Monday, Aug. 1 Where: Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood Time: 11 a.m. Tickets: $46.81 (after fees on livenation.com)


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Boyz II Men celebrates 20th anniversary with new CD By Nekesa Mumbi Moody Associated Press

NEW YORK — After 20 years, Boyz II Men haven’t reached the end of the road in their music career. In fact, the group is preparing to celebrate their milestone anniversary this fall with a new album, including reworked versions of their classic hits. “Nothing too extreme or dramatic, but we’ve added a few things here and there,” says Shawn Stockman of their upcoming project. Boyz II Men brought their Motown-Philly harmonies to the masses when they made their debut with “Cooleyhighharmony” in 1991; propelled by hits like “End of the Road” and “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” the Philadelphiabased group’s first album sold more than 9 million copies.Their sophomore CD, “II,” sold 12 million copies. Stockman says the group

— which originally included Wanya Morris, Nathan Morris and Michael McCary — had no idea how huge their achievements were. “We were so busy just working ... we didn’t think too much about how it would impact the world, which is probably a good thing, because it kept us sharp and kept us focused, even to this present day,” he said. “Looking back, it’s a great thing. It’s hard to talk about it because it’s something that we think it’s a great milestone in our careers, but we’re still hungry, and we still feel like we have so much more to contribute, musically and otherwise.” The group — which became a trio after McCary left — still records and performs regularly. Their last CD, 2009’s “Love,” had them performing standard love songs. They have never replicated the sales, or the radio success, of those first two multimillion-sell-

tastes changed,” he said. “We didn’t fall off. ... Time and how things have gone in the industry and in life, it kind of preserved us to be able to have some sort of success.” The trio’s upcoming album, “Twenty,” will feature new songs and new renditions of some of their best-known work. “We’ve always been true to our love songs, and the type of music that we do, we feel this type of music is timeless,” he said. “It’s our 20th anniversary, so we wanted to not only give our listeners something new, but our new listeners I guess an antholGerald Herbert/Associated Press ogy.” Stockman hopes the group Boyz II Men, from left, Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and will capture a younger generaShawn Stockman perform at the 2011 Essence Music Festival tion, but also a few fans they may in New Orleans. The group is preparing to celebrate its milehave lost along the way. stone anniversary this fall with a new album. “We hope that those people ing albums. Still, Stockman says where we made flop albums, and that we’ve touched before, we’ll they haven’t stopped being suc- someone got on drugs, and then be able to touch again, because cessful. all kind of craziness happened. they haven’t gone anywhere, The industry just changed, and “It wasn’t the kind of thing they’ve just grown up,” he said.

Peerless welcomes rising ‘Mockingbird Sun’ By Bran Strickland

Christian graduate and Matthew “Truck” bstrickland@annistonstar.com Roley, the son of a It’s very seldom that the sounds musician, is the only of live music pipe from the Peerless non-Texan, calling Saloon and Grille before the lunchtime Nashville home. crowd arrives. The group unitBut it’ll happen July 26. ed through colIn conjunction with The Big 95 laborations with (WHMA 95.5 FM), up-and-coming veteran country country act Mockingbird Sun will songwriter Tom grace the stage in a stop-off to help to Douglas, who promote their self-titled EP. The conhas written cert, which is slated to start at 11 a.m. songs for Alaand last for nearly an hour, is free to bama, Tim McGraw, the public. Lee Ann Womack and most “It’s for profit for me or profit for notably Lady Antebellum’s No. 1 hit, “I them,” said the Peerless’ Kristy Farmer. Run to You.” Their three-part harmony has been “They’re just trying to get out in the heard all across the United States as midst of the public.” they’ve played dive bars and state Mockingbird Sun, a three-person fairs and only flood damage is keepband, was born out of the history of ing them from opening for platinumTexas-raised troubadours. recording artist Toby Keith on July 29. Lead singer and guitarist CharThe song that is gaining the most lie Berry is a graduate of Southern Methodist, where he played defensive traction among radio listeners is their tackle. Guitarist Brett Taylor is a Texas single “Lucky Man.”

I keep it simple. I’m nothing special. She’s the prettiest girl I’ve ever seen. She could have had her pick of the litter. She’s got no business running round with me. Farmer said she feels the band is on the cusp of hitting the big time and compares the appearance to the performance at Saks High School by four-time Grammy award winner Taylor Swift. The performance will take place in the bar side of the Peerless, but Farmer said it will be open to all ages and will be a non-smoking venue for the performance. You can find their music on iTunes or visit their website where you can listen to “Lucky Man” at www.mockingbirdsun.com

iTunes Top 10 selling singles and albums Singles 1. “Party Rock Anthem (feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock),” LMFAO 2. “Skyscraper,” Demi Lovato 3.“Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.),” Katy Perry 4. “Super Bass,” Nicki Minaj 5. “Tonight Tonight,” Hot Chelle Rae 6. “How to Love,” Lil Wayne 7. “Give Me Everything (feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer),” Pitbull 8. “Rolling In the Deep,” ADELE 9. “Good Life,” One Republic 10. “Dirt Road Anhem,” Jason Aldean Albums 1. “All of You,” colbie Caillat 2. “Red River Blue,” Blake Shelton 3. “If Not Now, When?” Incubus 4. “21,” ADELE 5. “Yours Truly,” Sublime With Rome 6. “Neon,” Chris Young 7. “The Truth Is...”, Theory of a Deadman 8. “4,” Beyonce 9. “Hell: The Sequel,” Bad Meets Evil 10. “Sigh No More,” Mumford & Sons — Compiled by the Associated Press


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‘Captain America’ lives up to the hype By Roger Moore The Orlando Sentinel

There is so much “business” that the fourth big comic book movie adaptation of the summer has to take care of that, frankly, it’s astounding that director Joe “Jumanji” Johnston is able to take care of it all, and with style. Captain America has to connect this World War II-era hero to modern times. The movie has to tie into all the other Marvel comic book movies that are part of The Avengers, because as the title implies, the good captain is “The First Avenger.” It has to deliver the origin myth — how Captain America was born out of a “super soldier” experiment during WWII. The film has to back-engineer its way into the meeting between the Captain (Chris Evans) and the Avenger leader we know as Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), and give us a credible version of future Iron Man Tony Stark’s inventor dad, Howard Stark. And it has to be fun. It is. The fourth comic book movie of the summer is the best comic book movie of the summer. Johnston has delivered a light, clever and deftly balanced adventure picture with real lump-in-the-throat nostalgia, with Nazis — who make the best villains — and with loving references to Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. The movie’s first trick was turning hunky Chris Evans (Fantastic Four, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World) into what the ads in the back of comic books used to call “a 98 pound weakling.” They digitally “Benjamin Button” the guy into Steve Rogers, scrawny shrimp. But with World War II in full fury, Rogers is determined to serve his country, even if that country’s military rejects him as “4F,” unfit physically. He signs up for a special unit to be turned, thanks to a serum by Dr. Erskine (Stanley Tucci, in a kitschy accent), into super soldiers. “Zo, you vant to go overzees and fight ze Nazis?” Erskine picks Rogers because he keeps on fighting hopeless odds when he knows he’s right, and “He’s not a bully.” Rogers sticks up for the little guy.

America needs super soldiers because those pesky Nazis already have one. Johann Schmidt is played by that villain’s villain, Hugo Weaving (The Matrix). Schmidt’s Hydra organization is developing super weapons and other super soldiers. And Schmidt has his hands on the Norse god Odin’s legendary source of power. “And de fuhrer digs for trinkets in ze desert,” Schmidt smirks in contempt. It’s a good thing the only American super soldier is ready to chase him, because Indiana Jones doesn’t appear to be available, being in the desert, digging for trinkets. Rogers is treated with scorn by his commanding officer, played by the commanding (and funny) Tommy Lee Jones. Rogers is sent on publicity tours, given a silly costume and a red, white and blue shield. But a little interference by a British agent (Hayley Atwell), a little gadget-tinkering by Howard-father-of-Tony-Stark (Dominic Cooper) and a USO tour to the front lines means this Captain will soon show he mettle. Being the hero means the normally jokey Evans isn’t given much funny to say. But he brings a proper earnestness to the character. “There are men laying down their lives. I’ve got no right to do any less than them.” On the face of it, Captain America seems like the corniest, most dated of the Marvel superheroes to try and bring to the big screen. One way to get us past that is to frame the story in the Captain’s re-discovery by a new generation — in the Chris Evans plays Captain America in present day. released in theaters today. The other is by spending money on good actors. Nobody but Jones could drawl about a soldier who will “personCAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST ally escort Adolf Hitler to the Gates of AVENGER HHH Hell.” Tucci is marvelous, and as a balrating: PG-13 for intense sequences ance, Toby Jones is brought in as sidekick of sci-fi violence and action. scientist to Weaving’s perfectly-pitched Running time: 1:58 Schmidt. Starring: Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Atwell makes a vivacious love interest, Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell and they even spent the cash to land the voracious Natalie Dormer (Anne Boleyn Director: Joe Johnston of TV’s The Tudors) for a one-off maneater scene. Others may roll their eyes at the motor- certain upgraded flying prop from Raiders. The “borrowings” made me giggle, cycle chase ripped from Star Wars and a

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‘Captain America: The First Avenger,’ just as I marveled over the scenes where Rogers first encounters a group known in early comics as “Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos.” There’s a lot here for the fanboy in us all. It’s too long and it could do with a few more laughs. Why cast the swaggering Evans as the modest Captain America if you’re not going to let him put his quirky stamp on the character? But then, like Johnston and the movie around him, Evans has so much business and back story to carry that the real marvel of it all is how much fun it actually is.


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HORRIBLE BOSSES

This bad teacher isn’t teaching at a Chicago middle school for the rewarding experience. She just needs enough money for a boob job. With Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Lucy Punch and Justin Timberlake.

Three friends conspire to get rid of their insufferable bosses. With Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston and Colin Farrell. Directed by Seth Gordon.

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Captain America: The First Avenger

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A military experiment transforms a scrawny soldier into a patriotic superhero who battles the villainous Red Skull in this movie based on the Marvel comic book. With Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving and Hayley Atwell. Directed by Joe Johnston.

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MONTE CARLO

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Three girls vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress. With Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy and Cory Monteith. TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (2-D AND 3-D)

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Cars 2 H1/2, 1:46, G Lightening McQueen competes in an international grand prix while his buddy Tow Mater tags along. With Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine and John Turturro.

Humans and their shape-shifting mechanical allies, the Autobots, once again clash with the evil Decepticons and defend the world. With Shia LaBeouf, John Turturro, Josh Duhamel.

FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS

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Two platonic friends find that sex complicates their relationship. With Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Patricia Clarkson and Jenna Elfman. Written by Keith Merryman, David A. Newman and Will Gluck. Directed by Gluck. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (IN 2D and 3d)

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If last year’s first half of the Harry Potter finale marked the beginning of the end with a feeling of doom and gloom, this wraps things up once and for all on a note of melancholy. Directed by David Yates.

Winnie the Pooh Pooh tends to amble unhurriedly through his days, enjoying his life and his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood at his own pace. But his new movie couldn’t have come along at a better time. With voices of Jim Cummings, Craig Ferguson and Bud Luckey. ZOOKEEPER HH, 1:44, PG If the friendly zookeeper can’t close the deal with his crush, Stephanie, the animal kingdom will get him up to speed on what they know by instinct — the mating game. With Kevin James, Rosario Dawson, Leslie Bibb, and the voices of Sylvester Stallone and Cher.

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‘Take Me Home Tonight’... or not By Rick Bentley McClatchy Newspapers

DVD releases about men on a mission top this week’s new releases. Take Me Home Tonight: A college graduate (Topher Grace) pretends he has a successful job to impress the woman he’s loved since high school. Grace, who’s also executive producer, wanted to make a nostalgic look at the ‘80s — not another film jabbing the era of big hair, leg warmers and shoulder pads. The problem is the decade had so little going for it that if you don’t poke fun at it there’s little reason for the setting. The chemistry between Grace and Teresa Palmer is nice, but it’s not enough to balance an uninspired script, recycled characters and a waste of talent. Torchwood: The Complete Original UK Series: Now that Starz has launched its Torchwood series, it may be time to go back and watch the original. The BBC series about a

group that battles the weird is as fun as it is exciting. John Barrowman stars. Limitless, Grade D: A drug allows a man to use 100 percent of his brain instead of the normal 20 percent. Bradley Cooper, who looks like he’s doing a bad Jamie Kennedy impersonation in the opening scenes, plays writer Eddie Morra. Too bad that drug wasn’t given to screenwriter Leslie Dixon in adapting Alan Glynn’s novel. The movie might have had more than 20 percent of a plot. The potential of Limitless was just that. It fails. Under director Neil Burger’s disjointed direction and Cooper’s cold performance, the movie should be called Hapless. Also new on DVD Tuesday: Hey Dude: Season 1: Christine Taylor stars in this kids series set on a dude ranch. Mayor Cupcake: Lea Thompson plays a woman who gets secretly nominated to run for mayor. The Smurfs: A Magical

Smurf Adventure: Includes 10 episodes of the animated TV show. The Girls Next Door: Season Six: Reality series offers look inside the Playboy mansion. Young Justice Season 1 Volume 1: Animated tales of the DC Universe teenage superheroes. Melrose Place: Sixth Season: Volume Two: Includes 12 episodes of the primetime soap starring Heather Locklear. House of the Rising Sun: An ex-cop gets more than he bargained for when he tries to find a quieter life. Captain America: Matt Salinger plays the patriotic hero. Potiche: Catherine Deneuve stars in this loose adaptation of the 70s French play. Doctor Who: Series Six, Part One: Matt Smith continues to save the planet as the latest Dr. Who. Dumbstruck: A look at the world of ventriloquism. Terry Fator is featured. Reggie Perrin, Set 1: Martin Clunes plays a bored, frustrated middle manager

who might be losing his mind. Bill Moyers: God & Politics: Bill Moyers interviews Christian leaders in this three-part series. iCarly: The iCarly Collection: Carly and her friends head into space. Go, Diego, Go!: Fiercest Animal Rescues!: Diego saves animals in Africa, Australia and Alaska. Brave New Voices 2010: A look at the National Youth Poetry Slam Championships. My Own Love Song: A wheelchair-bound singer and a firefighter go on a road trip to New Orleans. LeapFrog: Sing And Learn With Us!: Features an all-new cast of LeapFrog characters. Clifford The Big Red Dog: Dog Days of Summer: Clifford sets out on a summer adventure. Tekken: Action film based on popular video game.

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Review | Movies Justin Timberlake portrays Dylan, left, and Mila Kunis portrays Jamie in a scene from ‘Friends with Benefits.’ Sony/Associated Press

Cast chemistry lifts above average ‘Friends’ Movies are two-hour long relationships. Sometimes you start them knowing exactly what you’re getting. Other times they surprise you. Most of the time, however — and this is the case with Friends With Benefits — it’s a little of both. Friends With Benefits is about two attractive, Bobby Bozeman smart, otherwise successful people, played by Pop Justin Timberlake and Cultured Mila Kunis, both coming off breakups in Los Angeles and New York respectively. Kunis plays a corporate headhunter, Jamie, who has to lure Dylan (Timberlake) to New York to become the new art director at GQ magazine. They quickly become friends over their mutual hobby of being extremely witty. And still sore from their last breakups they decide to fulfill their carnal needs

FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS HH1/2 rating: R for some violent content and brief sexuality. Running time: 1:49 Starring: Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Clarkson, Richard Jenkins Director: Will Gluck with care-free, casual friend sex. I don’t know if you’ve heard from all the other Hollywood movies, but that doesn’t always work out. But guess what? They still end up together despite their flaws. Awww. But you expect that, and that’s fine. What really surprised me is the chemistry that Timberlake and Kunis have together. They really make this movie. Without them, this movie is just a cliché. It’s still cliché, but it’s a cliché with so much charisma and the aforementioned

chemistry that it’s impossible to dislike, similar to how director Will Gluck’s earlier effort Easy A was lifted up by Emma Stone. Gluck doesn’t break pace either, Friends With Benefits moves quickly and effortlessly. Where there isn’t that rapid fire banter, there is a stream of pop culture references. The movie only slows down to give some background on Dylan and Jamie’s families. Dylan and his sister have to deal with his father’s Alzheimer’s, leading to a nice moment with Dylan and his father (Richard Jenkins) in an airport restaurant. Jenkins brings a nice sober sense to the movie, which contrasts well with the rest of the film. Jamie’s mother (her father is unknown) is a hippie whose primary purpose in the movie is comic relief. However, when her mother, played by Patricia Clarkson, has to double as Jamie’s source of emotional damage, it falls flat and Jamie’s damage comes off as insincere, the way someone’s great-

est weakness is working too hard when they’re being interviewed. The rest of the supporting cast is great, mainly Woody Harrelson who plays the sports editor at GQ and is exactly what you would expect out of that position, a fratty man’s man all about chasing tail but very openly gay, and very funny. The whole movie is painted over with a tint of satire and self-awareness, the peak of which is a fake movie starring Jason Segel and Rashida Jones that provides more than a few laughs. However, everything the movie mocks, it ends up doing itself so it doesn’t come off as satirical. But the jokes feel too rough to be simple homage. What you end up with is a movie that is too self-aware that it’s just like all the other rom-coms out there. Which, not surprisingly, is true. But while it might not succeed in being as genre-busting as it tries to be, it is better than your average summer rom-com.


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Comic-Con kicks off with fans, f licks and costumes

Amid TV and f ilm, comics underpin 2011 Comic-Con By Matt Moore

Action Comics in September. “I’ve always loved that nonjudgmental thing. The world Amid the crush of Twilight fans becomes this weird Fellini-esque and displays of upcoming movies reality for a few days,” he said. and TV shows, the comic books Amy Boa, 18, of Dallas, was that started it all at San Diego’s swept into the world of comics by annual Comic-Con are still there actor Robert Downey Jr. championing the heroes. “When he did Iron Man, I startIt was four decades ago that the ed following all that stuff,” she said first Comic-Con was held at an earlier this week, before heading aging downtown hotel, attracting to San Diego. Now, she’s buying only a handful of major guests. digital comics to read even though This weekend, some 130,000 fans she “never really read comics will roam the San Diego Convenbefore.” tion Center at what has become The draw is so powerful that the planet’s premier pop-cultural comic book websites send scores carnival. of writers to document every But make no mistake, Batman, announcement and move by the the Con is still very much the creators. SiriusXM plans a Comiccomic-book fest that it once was. Con channel to air panels along Determined not to be eclipsed with interviews with attendees. by Hollywood, hundreds of the The event is also a chance for industry’s artists, writers and crewould-be creators to have their ators are attending Comic-Con portfolios reviewed and seek this year, along with publishers advice from established pros. ranging from DC Comics and MarNicholas Kole, 23, went to vel to Image, BOOM! Studios, IDW Comic-Con last year with his portPublishing and Oni Press. folio in hand and ended up getting “The comics are what I like to an assignment to provide a story call the gooey center of all pop for the annual Flight anthology — culture,” said Joe Field, who owns a thick, full-color digest of stories a comic book store in Concord, contributed by both experienced Calif., and has gone to the conven- hands and unknown newcomers. tion annually for the past 25 years. This week, he’s participating as “Movies, TV and video games a writer and artist and plans to do all spin out of the creativity of some networking as well. telling stories with words and “A lot of people complain these pictures,” said Field, who founded days that it’s gone too commercial the industry’s annual Free Comic and it’s not enough about comics Book Day. “That’s why the San anymore. But last year was my first Diego Con has become this sort time there, so I’ve never known of beehive of pop culture activity, Comic-Con to be anything differbecause comics are really the gen- ent!” he said. esis of visual entertainment.” “That, combined with a confluRunning through Sunday, the ence of weird obscure geek culture convention provides a one-miland obese men in Sailor Moon lion-square-foot playground outfits? It’s heaven,” he said. where comic creators, consumers, For the publishers, Comic-Con collectors or just the curious can is a media-rich buffet in which interact with each other — many to offer up new books, preview in costume. upcoming stories and give away “The thing I love about freebies tied into their products. Comic-Con is people are allowed Mike Pasciullo, senior vice to become superheroes; the president of brand planning and streets are thronged with all communications at Marvel, said kinds of people dressed up as that while the added mix of TV their favorite comic characters,” and film may have shifted the axis said Grant Morrison, a longtime of the event away from comics, it’s writer of comics who is helming those 32-page tales that remain the upcoming relaunch of DC’s the backbone. Associated Press

By Sandy Cohen Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — Calling all superheroes, zombies, space aliens, comicbook lovers and kids of all ages: ComicCon is here. The pop-culture convention, which annually draws thousands of costumed fans to San Diego, begins Thursday, but the die-hards (and those with weekendlong passes) will get a peek at the colorful convention floor on Wednesday night. Hundreds of exhibitors and more than 130,000 guests are expected to pack the San Diego Convention Center for the sold out, four-day event. “The people who go through those doors, most of them are film fans and fans of pop culture, be it video games or movies or television shows, T-shirts or comic books, it’s all part of this big cultural stew,” says filmmaker Jon Favreau, who will premiere his latest flick, Cowboys & Aliens, at Comic-Con. “These are people who normally interact with one another through the Internet ... Then when you finally open it up to meeting in person, it just concentrates that experience.” The blogosphere is already abuzz about some of the offerings at this year’s Comic-Con, where Hollywood continues to command a headlining presence. Captain America will play in San Diego for a full day before its nationwide opening Friday, and star Chris Evans is set to introduce the earliest screening. Cowboys & Aliens will hold its world premiere at Comic-Con on Saturday — a festival first. Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson are coming to the convention to talk about The Adventures of Tin-Tin; Sony is offering a peek at The Amazing Spider-Man; and the Twilight trio — Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson — will again greet their fans at the Con. TV-wise, True Blood, Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead are big draws, while new shows such as Person of Interest, Grimm and Terra Nova will present preview footage and introduce their casts in an aim to attract viewers before their fall premieres.

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A woman sleeps in front of a Twilight cutout while in line during Preview Night at the Comic-Con 2011 convention, Wednesday, in San Diego. Twilight fans have been waiting in line since Tuesday for the Twilight panel which took place Thursday, on the first day of Comic-Con.


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FRIDAY

MUSIC

Orville McElroy and the Midnight Plowboys

When: 6:30 p.m. Where: Golden Saw Music Hall, 5196 Pleasant Valley Road, Jacksonville How much: Free Contact: 256-435-4696 Lindsey Hinkle When: 8 p.m. Where: Blu’s Bar, 1013 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-235-0613 David and Pure Country When: 8:30 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-741-9300 10/55 What: Country, rock When: 9 p.m.

Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-832-5000 Open Mic Night What: All musicians welcome When: 6-9 p.m. Where: Solid Rock Cafe, 105 North Center Ave., Piedmont How much: Free Contact: 256-447-1960

The George Boys What: Bluegrass When: 9 p.m. Where: The Peerless Saloon, 13 W. 10th St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-238-1899 Larry Keel Band When: 9 p.m. Where: Woo Woo's Tiki Bar, 3805 Highway 202, Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-419-4786 Rob Dunaway What: Acoustic rock When: 9:30 p.m. Where: Heroes American Grille,

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When: 9 p.m. Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-832-5000 Robby Jordan When: 7-10 p.m. Where: Patio of Mellow Mushrom, 33 Industrial Drive, Oxford How much: Free Contact: 256-835-1444 Karaoke & Dance Music with DJ Brett When: 9:00 p.m., downstairs Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-741-9300

EVENT

Grandparents’ Weekend What: Make a memory that will last a lifetime as you tour the Anniston and Berman museums and explore the past in our permanent Exhibit Halls. When: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Where: Anniston Museum of Natural History and Berman Museum of World History How much: Free grandparent admission with $5 child's admission (Only one free grandparent admission per paid child) Contact: 256-237-6261

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Captain When: 6 p.m. Where: Rabbittown Café and Fiddlers Hall, 900 Rabbittown Road, Piedmont How much: $5 Contact: 256-435-8008

Jimmy Robertson & The Roustabouts When: 6-9 p.m. Where: Munford Senior Center (old Munford High School), 115 Lions Road How much: $3 single, $5 couple Contact: 256-236-0340 Full Circle Band What: Country, pop. No drinking or smoking allowed When: 7-11 p.m. Where: American Legion Post 19, Heflin How much: $5 Contact: 256-579-2402 Mike Johnson What: Acoustic blues, rock When: 9 p.m. Where: The Peerless Saloon, 13 W. 10th St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-238-1899 Chaotic Theory When: 10 p.m. Where: Brother’s Bar, 206 Pelham Road S., Jacksonville How much: $5 for under 21, $3 for 21 and up Contact: 256-435-6090 Karaoke with Brett When: 8 p.m. Where: Bama Lounge, 4006 Old Birmingham Highway, Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-240-2922 Jim Dawg Parks Band What: Rock, Motown, funk, country When: 9:30 p.m. Where: Heroes American Grille, 8896 McClellan Blvd., Jacksonville How much: $4 Contact: 256-405-4366

Josh Cash When: 8 p.m. Where: Blu’s Bar, 1013 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-235-0613 Horizon When: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Where: VFW Post 924, 100 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston How much: $4 (public welcome) Contact: 256-238-8047 10/55 What: Country, rock

When: 9 p.m. Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-832-5000 DJ Rockin’ Roger When: 9 p.m. Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-832-5000 Larry Keel Band When: 9 p.m. Where: Woo Woo's Tiki Bar, 3805 Highway 202, Anniston How much: $3 single, $5 couples Contact: 256-419-4786

EVENT

Grandparents’ Weekend What: Make a memory that will last a lifetime as you tour the Anniston and Berman museums and explore the past in our permanent Exhibit Halls. When: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Where: Anniston Museum of Natural History and Berman Museum of World History How much: Free grandparent admission with $5 child's admission (Only one free grandparent admission per paid child) Contact: 256-237-6261 Wine Tasting When: 2-6 p.m. Where: Wine Cellar, 309 Quintard Ave., Anniston How much: $5 Contact: 256-237-5996

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Music

Karaoke with Brett When: 8 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-741-9300

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{get out and do something} When: 2-6 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-741-9300

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MUSIC

Karaoke by Mossburg When: 8-11 p.m. Where: Jefferson’s, 407 Pelham Road N., Jacksonville How much: Free Contact: 256-435-3456 Pelham’s: Summer Concert Series with Willow & Dan When: 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Where: Pelham’s, 116 Ladiga St. Southwest, Jacksonville How much: Free Contact: 256-435-7455

EVENT

CAST Auditions for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change What: Need strong singer/actors. Please bring a song with sheet music (accompanist provided) or a CD track. You will be asked to read from the script. Rehearsals begin Monday, Aug. 1. When: 7 p.m. Where: First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 1701 Henry Road, Anniston Contact: 256-820-2278

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MUSIC

Karaoke with Brett When: 8 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-741-9300 Pelham’s: Summer Concert Series with Willow & Dan When: 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Where: Pelham’s, 116 Ladiga St. Southwest, Jacksonville How much: Free Contact: 256-435-7455

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Open Mic Night with Chris and Paul When: 8 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-741-9300 Karaoke by Mossburg When: 9 p.m. Where: Applebee’s, 612 E. Hamric Drive, Oxford How much: Free Contact: 256-835-2434 Dance Party with Scuba Steve When: 9 p.m. Where: Brother’s Bar, 206 Pelham Road S., Jacksonville How much: $3 Contact: 256-435-6090 Karaoke with DJ Tay Tay When: 9 p.m. Where: Heroes American Grille, 8896 McClellan Blvd., Jacksonville How much: Free Contact: 256-405-4366

EVENT

Build Your Own Rain Barrel What: Save some of that recent rainfall! Build and take home your very own rain barrel with Hayes Jackson. When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Where: Cane Creek Gardens, McClellan How much: $35 per person (lunch not included), registration required Contact: 256-237-1621

COMEDY

Comedy Open Mic Night with Eric Swann and Kool-Aide When: 8:30 p.m. Where: Blu’s Bar, 1013 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-235-0613

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Karaoke with Billy 2 Bare When: 8 p.m. Where: Blu’s Bar, 1013 U.S. Highway 431, Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-235-0613 Greg Huff and Scott Grant When: 6 p.m. Where: Garfrerick’s Cafe, 655 Creekside Drive, Oxford How much: Free Contact: 256-831-0044

Where: AJ’s Sunset Bar and Grill, 1500 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-237-5996 Open Mic with Riley Green What: All musicians welcome When: 9:30 p.m. Where: Heroes American Grille, 8896 McClellan Blvd., Jacksonville How much: Free Contact: 256-405-4366

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Wine Tasting When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: Tyson Art & Frame, 3326 Henry Road, Anniston How much: $5 Contact: 256-236-9910

Line dancing lessons When: 7-8 p.m. Where: Bama Cowboy Saloon and Steakhouse, 1503 Hillyer Robinson Pkwy., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-835-7735 Jam Night When: 8 p.m. Where: The Peerless Saloon, 13 W. 10th St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-237-1899 Daniel Hughes When: 6-9 p.m. Where: The Victoria Restaurant, 1604 Quintard Ave., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-741-3953 Karaoke with Chris Johns When: 7-10 p.m. Where: Mellow Mushroom patio, 33 Industrial Drive, Oxford How much: Free Contact: 256-835-1444 Karaoke with Brett When: 8 p.m. Where: The Smoking Moose, 1214 Noble St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-741-9300 DJ Rockin’ Roger When: 9-10 p.m.

BamaEscapes.com To submit an event to the free calendar, contact Deirdre Long at 256-235-3580 or dlong@ annistonstar.com. Listings must be received at least seven days in advance.

ExhibitS Art Exhibition What: ArtWorks Gallery has a continuing exhibition of works by gallery artists. Offerings include a wide variety of original art and fine craft works by 18 area artists. When: Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: ArtWorks Gallery, 921 Noble St., Anniston How much: Free Contact: 256-237-1259


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July 22-July 28, 2011

Trio of locals shine in country music competition

By Erin Williams Special to The Star

The names Tammy Wynette, Bo Bice, and Emmylou Harris might ring familiar to anyone who is a fan of country music, but the near future promises to add to that list of musical Alabamians — and three

Special to

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Interests: Singing, writing music, riding horses, fishing, hunting, watching football and movies. Current plans: In the planning stages for a concert tentatively scheduled for late August, to benefit local schools. Working on several new songs that I hope to get recorded in the next few weeks; practicing with my band, writing new material and working full time.

of them are right in our backyard. Singers Katie Swinford, Bryan Woodard and Kellie Johnson are three singers in our area who are on their way to stardom. Katie, a senior at The Donoho School, and Bryan, a senior at Oxford High School, have been participating in area concerts and competing in local contests to get their music heard

What sparked your interest in music? My mom and Brad Paisley. I started out singing in church with my mom. She’s the reason I sing. I had never really paid that much attention to country music until Brad Paisley came out with the song “I’m Still a Guy.” I was on my way home from a camping trip with my family one summer, riding along in the car and [the song] came on the radio, and I fell in love. Ever since then, I’ve been a country music fan. When did music become more than a hobby? Several months ago, when I sang our national anthem at Oxford High School for a basketball game. A video of my performance was posted on YouTube, and I got so much great feedback and interest that I decided it was time to go for it - all the way. One of my favorite quotes is from Joe Dirt: “Life’s a garden. Dig it.” What is your music like, and where have you played lately? My music is pure country. I’ve been busy practicing with my band the past few months, and took time out to compete in the Texaco Country Showdown recently. What have you recorded so far, and what do you plan to record next? I have recorded a single called “List of Things I Love” and have plans to be back in the studio soon to record several more songs that I’ve written, and will hopefully have them all out to radio by fall.

— in fact, both performed at the Odenville Music Festival, where Woodard placed third in the Texaco Country Showdown. Kelli, a Talladega County native, enjoys a wide range of music styles and plays several instruments. She sings with Sweetwater Road and is a former member of bluegrass band Distant Cousins.

Where have you performed? A number of local churches, Oxford High School and Middle School, local sporting events, at an Anniston Army Depot event, the Texaco Country Showdown in Odenville, and (as of July 15) will be performing in the C Factor competition at the World Deer Expo at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center [July 16]. How do you balance your music with school and other obligations? “Music comes first” is my philosophy. What has been your most fun experience? I recently sang live on WTDR Thunder 92.7 out of Oxford. I sang a Brad Paisley song called “Then”. Have you met anyone famous yet? Not as of today. What are you planning to have happen next? [I] hope to release my songs to radio in the near future, do some collaborating with a couple of other artists, pick up more concert venues, and hit the big time — Nashville-bound. Do you have any advice for someone who is looking to have his music heard? Don’t take “no” for an answer. Visit Bryan’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook. com/pages/Bryan-Woodard/214636751884947) and YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/bfw1993).

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What is your music like? My music is all country, and it has a very smooth sound and is easy to listen to. I write all of my music from personal experience, and since I’m only 17, I can’t really write about things like “the love of my life” or “being left by the one I love.” But I strive to reach out to all age groups with the music that I write. It all has a fun sound. Music is my way to cope with things. It is a lot like a musical journal. For example, my song “Angel Friend” is about one of my best friends, Kayla Darby, who passed away from Rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of childhood cancer. Kayla’s love for life has inspired

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me to never give up, to have faith, and to reach for the stars. What sparked your interest in music? My interest in music started at the age of 2. I have never been shy in front of anyone and have always loved to get up in front of a large group of people. Both of my grandfathers played a huge role in my love for music. My Papaw played the guitar and sang along with me to Classic Country while my other grandfather, Papaw Billy, introduced me to Classic 50’s Rock. At age 14, over Thanksgiving holidays, my musical style changed. I announced to my parents that I was borrowing my Papaw’s guitar and that I would know how to play it before I returned to school. I learned to play the guitar and wrote my first song in the process. I have never returned my Papaw’s old Ovation guitar, and I still play with it to this day. It puts “a little extra love” into the music that I write.

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Where have you played lately? I have recently played at the World Famous Rodeo Club in Dadeville, Ala. for the Texaco Country Showdown. I made a lot of contacts at that performance and actually gained several new fans. By age 14, I was asked to sing the National Anthem at a Birmingham Barron’s game after a friend’s mom had heard a tape of me singing. I have sung the National Anthem several times at Barron’s games, Dixie Youth Baseball Games, local soccer and football games, and at the Talladega Superspeedway. Other performances include: Talladega Cystic Fibrosis Charity Event, Charity Volleyball Tournaments for Children’s Cancer, Tipseas Bar in Gulf Shores, The Odenville Music Festival, The World Famous Rodeo Club, local radio stations, local churches and at many other local charity events. How do you balance your music with school and other obligations? As hard as it is, I always try to put school first. But right after I have all of my work done, I have my guitar in hand thinking of new music. I am inspired by little things in life and am known to write down ideas on my hand, napkins, or whatever I can get my hands on. Believe it or not, my best inspirations actually come to me in my sleep, and I have to wake up in the middle of the night and write them down. I suppose that could be considered a gift or a sign of insanity. As of right now, I am focusing on getting my music in the hands of someone in Nashville. After my performance in Dadeville, I have had some really excit-

ing phone calls and emails that will hopefully help me to get my music out there! I am also working on applications for colleges and getting ready for my senior year of high school. What has been your most fun experience? My most fun experience would have to be playing at the Rodeo Club, because it was an 18-and-older club, so I really wasn’t used to something like that! I felt pretty cool performing in a club that I technically couldn’t be at! Have you met anyone famous yet? I have had the pleasure to meet Taylor Swift when she came to Saks High School in 2007. I have also met LeAnn Rimes at the Knox Concert Series and Taylor Hicks at the Talladega Superspeedway. Hopefully, I will meet many more in the near future, particularly Kenny Chesney. Do you have any advice for someone who is looking to have her music heard? My advice to someone that is looking to have their music heard is to never give up, never pass up an opportunity to sing and to trust in God. There are so many doubters and critics along the way, but you have to have faith in yourself and your music. My quote: “I have love in my hands, my heart, and love looking down on me from above. These factors encourage every step of my music career.” Visit Katie’s website (www. reverbnation.com/katieswinford) and Facebook page: (http://www. facebook.com/pages/Katie-Swinford/233193603371751)

Interests: anything outdoors, music, riding dirt bikes and cycling with the family. She’s a mother of three son Emory, 6; son Cody, 14; and soonto-be 16-year-old daughter Taylor.

July 22-July 28, 2011

Current plans: writing for a new album and submitting the songs to record companies and publishing companies while still playing and performing.

What sparked your interest in music? I don’t remember not doing music. There’s pictures of myself at 4 singing at church and stuff like that, I just kind of never stopped. Music has been such a big part of my life. I don’t remember when it first ever started. When did music become more than a hobby? I was 22. It was the fist time I realized that I could start making money doing what I loved. I said, “hey, this sounds like a good career choice for me.” And it’s kind of been non-stop ever since. Describe your musical style … I think of myself as hard to describe because I love so many music genres, and I want those to come through in everything I write. … I like to steer toward all the genres that I can cover, but when somebody hears me talk or sing, they usually automatically assume it’s all country or bluegrass. I cover a wide range from Aretha Franklin to Guns and Roses. I love all different genres. Is it hard to balance music and a family? I don’t think so. I’ve always been so blessed it’s always come easy, I feel like it’s what God wants me to do, so, he opens all kinds of doors for me that I couldn’t do on my own. You know if I was working at McDonald’s, I’d have to balance my job and family, so, this way I feel like I have way more flexible hours. Family always comes first, and hopefully music will be a big part of all of our lives as we’re growing and they’re getting What has been your most fun experience? I love the chance to do a contest like Texaco Country Showdown because it puts you in front of so many more people that you know wouldn’t have seen you otherwise, but I think my favorite musical moment would have to be when my son (Cody) played bass with me at this little out-of-the-way place called Rabbittown. He and a friend got up, and it was so much fun to me to see them progressing to a possible music career or at least a love of music.

Do your children play a lot of instruments? They’re starting to discover it. To them, I think, they’ve seen me work so hard at my music career I think I’ve almost turned them off. But they’re starting to have songs that they love and stuff that they want to pick up a guitar and play and sing along with it, too. How many do you play? Bass, piano and my main instrument is guitar. But there’s banjo and fiddles all over the house, so, I’m hoping they’ll start picking those up, and I’ll have a band very soon. How many bands have you been a part of? Under a dozen. I haven’t been in that many bands. The main thing I’ve tried to maintain my solo identity as Kelli Johnson, and while I’ve been blessed to play with so many wonderful musicians over the years. Everybody remembers Distant Cousins, and right now I’m a part of a band, Sweetwater Road, and it’s just phenomenal — beyond all of my expectations as musicians. The other lady that sings with me, Michelle Cone, is just awesome. Do you have any advice for someone who is looking to have her music heard? Advice is always hard to give and even harder to take. The main thing is if you love it and you know you want to do this, treat it like a business. We were eating the other day at the breakfast bar and overheard a young musician talking about how many different websites he got his music on — and this was early, 8 in the morning — and he was adamant and excited talking about his career. I said, “You know, I love hearing that.” First of all, he’s not getting up at 12 and, well, musicians get this thing a lot of times that they’re due or have paid their dues, so, they’re allowed to sleep late. But it’s still hard work, so, you’ll have to treat it like any business or any job that you’ve had. You have to respect it and gain respect for yourself at the same time. On the web: Kellijohnson.net. You can purchase her music at www.cdbaby.com/kellijohnson or search for her on iTunes.


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July 22-July 28, 2011

Trio of locals shine in country music competition

By Erin Williams Special to The Star

The names Tammy Wynette, Bo Bice, and Emmylou Harris might ring familiar to anyone who is a fan of country music, but the near future promises to add to that list of musical Alabamians — and three

Special to

The Star

Interests: Singing, writing music, riding horses, fishing, hunting, watching football and movies. Current plans: In the planning stages for a concert tentatively scheduled for late August, to benefit local schools. Working on several new songs that I hope to get recorded in the next few weeks; practicing with my band, writing new material and working full time.

of them are right in our backyard. Singers Katie Swinford, Bryan Woodard and Kellie Johnson are three singers in our area who are on their way to stardom. Katie, a senior at The Donoho School, and Bryan, a senior at Oxford High School, have been participating in area concerts and competing in local contests to get their music heard

What sparked your interest in music? My mom and Brad Paisley. I started out singing in church with my mom. She’s the reason I sing. I had never really paid that much attention to country music until Brad Paisley came out with the song “I’m Still a Guy.” I was on my way home from a camping trip with my family one summer, riding along in the car and [the song] came on the radio, and I fell in love. Ever since then, I’ve been a country music fan. When did music become more than a hobby? Several months ago, when I sang our national anthem at Oxford High School for a basketball game. A video of my performance was posted on YouTube, and I got so much great feedback and interest that I decided it was time to go for it - all the way. One of my favorite quotes is from Joe Dirt: “Life’s a garden. Dig it.” What is your music like, and where have you played lately? My music is pure country. I’ve been busy practicing with my band the past few months, and took time out to compete in the Texaco Country Showdown recently. What have you recorded so far, and what do you plan to record next? I have recorded a single called “List of Things I Love” and have plans to be back in the studio soon to record several more songs that I’ve written, and will hopefully have them all out to radio by fall.

— in fact, both performed at the Odenville Music Festival, where Woodard placed third in the Texaco Country Showdown. Kelli, a Talladega County native, enjoys a wide range of music styles and plays several instruments. She sings with Sweetwater Road and is a former member of bluegrass band Distant Cousins.

Where have you performed? A number of local churches, Oxford High School and Middle School, local sporting events, at an Anniston Army Depot event, the Texaco Country Showdown in Odenville, and (as of July 15) will be performing in the C Factor competition at the World Deer Expo at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center [July 16]. How do you balance your music with school and other obligations? “Music comes first” is my philosophy. What has been your most fun experience? I recently sang live on WTDR Thunder 92.7 out of Oxford. I sang a Brad Paisley song called “Then”. Have you met anyone famous yet? Not as of today. What are you planning to have happen next? [I] hope to release my songs to radio in the near future, do some collaborating with a couple of other artists, pick up more concert venues, and hit the big time — Nashville-bound. Do you have any advice for someone who is looking to have his music heard? Don’t take “no” for an answer. Visit Bryan’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook. com/pages/Bryan-Woodard/214636751884947) and YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/bfw1993).

Special to The Star

What is your music like? My music is all country, and it has a very smooth sound and is easy to listen to. I write all of my music from personal experience, and since I’m only 17, I can’t really write about things like “the love of my life” or “being left by the one I love.” But I strive to reach out to all age groups with the music that I write. It all has a fun sound. Music is my way to cope with things. It is a lot like a musical journal. For example, my song “Angel Friend” is about one of my best friends, Kayla Darby, who passed away from Rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of childhood cancer. Kayla’s love for life has inspired

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me to never give up, to have faith, and to reach for the stars. What sparked your interest in music? My interest in music started at the age of 2. I have never been shy in front of anyone and have always loved to get up in front of a large group of people. Both of my grandfathers played a huge role in my love for music. My Papaw played the guitar and sang along with me to Classic Country while my other grandfather, Papaw Billy, introduced me to Classic 50’s Rock. At age 14, over Thanksgiving holidays, my musical style changed. I announced to my parents that I was borrowing my Papaw’s guitar and that I would know how to play it before I returned to school. I learned to play the guitar and wrote my first song in the process. I have never returned my Papaw’s old Ovation guitar, and I still play with it to this day. It puts “a little extra love” into the music that I write.

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Where have you played lately? I have recently played at the World Famous Rodeo Club in Dadeville, Ala. for the Texaco Country Showdown. I made a lot of contacts at that performance and actually gained several new fans. By age 14, I was asked to sing the National Anthem at a Birmingham Barron’s game after a friend’s mom had heard a tape of me singing. I have sung the National Anthem several times at Barron’s games, Dixie Youth Baseball Games, local soccer and football games, and at the Talladega Superspeedway. Other performances include: Talladega Cystic Fibrosis Charity Event, Charity Volleyball Tournaments for Children’s Cancer, Tipseas Bar in Gulf Shores, The Odenville Music Festival, The World Famous Rodeo Club, local radio stations, local churches and at many other local charity events. How do you balance your music with school and other obligations? As hard as it is, I always try to put school first. But right after I have all of my work done, I have my guitar in hand thinking of new music. I am inspired by little things in life and am known to write down ideas on my hand, napkins, or whatever I can get my hands on. Believe it or not, my best inspirations actually come to me in my sleep, and I have to wake up in the middle of the night and write them down. I suppose that could be considered a gift or a sign of insanity. As of right now, I am focusing on getting my music in the hands of someone in Nashville. After my performance in Dadeville, I have had some really excit-

ing phone calls and emails that will hopefully help me to get my music out there! I am also working on applications for colleges and getting ready for my senior year of high school. What has been your most fun experience? My most fun experience would have to be playing at the Rodeo Club, because it was an 18-and-older club, so I really wasn’t used to something like that! I felt pretty cool performing in a club that I technically couldn’t be at! Have you met anyone famous yet? I have had the pleasure to meet Taylor Swift when she came to Saks High School in 2007. I have also met LeAnn Rimes at the Knox Concert Series and Taylor Hicks at the Talladega Superspeedway. Hopefully, I will meet many more in the near future, particularly Kenny Chesney. Do you have any advice for someone who is looking to have her music heard? My advice to someone that is looking to have their music heard is to never give up, never pass up an opportunity to sing and to trust in God. There are so many doubters and critics along the way, but you have to have faith in yourself and your music. My quote: “I have love in my hands, my heart, and love looking down on me from above. These factors encourage every step of my music career.” Visit Katie’s website (www. reverbnation.com/katieswinford) and Facebook page: (http://www. facebook.com/pages/Katie-Swinford/233193603371751)

Interests: anything outdoors, music, riding dirt bikes and cycling with the family. She’s a mother of three son Emory, 6; son Cody, 14; and soonto-be 16-year-old daughter Taylor.

July 22-July 28, 2011

Current plans: writing for a new album and submitting the songs to record companies and publishing companies while still playing and performing.

What sparked your interest in music? I don’t remember not doing music. There’s pictures of myself at 4 singing at church and stuff like that, I just kind of never stopped. Music has been such a big part of my life. I don’t remember when it first ever started. When did music become more than a hobby? I was 22. It was the fist time I realized that I could start making money doing what I loved. I said, “hey, this sounds like a good career choice for me.” And it’s kind of been non-stop ever since. Describe your musical style … I think of myself as hard to describe because I love so many music genres, and I want those to come through in everything I write. … I like to steer toward all the genres that I can cover, but when somebody hears me talk or sing, they usually automatically assume it’s all country or bluegrass. I cover a wide range from Aretha Franklin to Guns and Roses. I love all different genres. Is it hard to balance music and a family? I don’t think so. I’ve always been so blessed it’s always come easy, I feel like it’s what God wants me to do, so, he opens all kinds of doors for me that I couldn’t do on my own. You know if I was working at McDonald’s, I’d have to balance my job and family, so, this way I feel like I have way more flexible hours. Family always comes first, and hopefully music will be a big part of all of our lives as we’re growing and they’re getting What has been your most fun experience? I love the chance to do a contest like Texaco Country Showdown because it puts you in front of so many more people that you know wouldn’t have seen you otherwise, but I think my favorite musical moment would have to be when my son (Cody) played bass with me at this little out-of-the-way place called Rabbittown. He and a friend got up, and it was so much fun to me to see them progressing to a possible music career or at least a love of music.

Do your children play a lot of instruments? They’re starting to discover it. To them, I think, they’ve seen me work so hard at my music career I think I’ve almost turned them off. But they’re starting to have songs that they love and stuff that they want to pick up a guitar and play and sing along with it, too. How many do you play? Bass, piano and my main instrument is guitar. But there’s banjo and fiddles all over the house, so, I’m hoping they’ll start picking those up, and I’ll have a band very soon. How many bands have you been a part of? Under a dozen. I haven’t been in that many bands. The main thing I’ve tried to maintain my solo identity as Kelli Johnson, and while I’ve been blessed to play with so many wonderful musicians over the years. Everybody remembers Distant Cousins, and right now I’m a part of a band, Sweetwater Road, and it’s just phenomenal — beyond all of my expectations as musicians. The other lady that sings with me, Michelle Cone, is just awesome. Do you have any advice for someone who is looking to have her music heard? Advice is always hard to give and even harder to take. The main thing is if you love it and you know you want to do this, treat it like a business. We were eating the other day at the breakfast bar and overheard a young musician talking about how many different websites he got his music on — and this was early, 8 in the morning — and he was adamant and excited talking about his career. I said, “You know, I love hearing that.” First of all, he’s not getting up at 12 and, well, musicians get this thing a lot of times that they’re due or have paid their dues, so, they’re allowed to sleep late. But it’s still hard work, so, you’ll have to treat it like any business or any job that you’ve had. You have to respect it and gain respect for yourself at the same time. On the web: Kellijohnson.net. You can purchase her music at www.cdbaby.com/kellijohnson or search for her on iTunes.


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Å Has a Little Lamb” Å ›› “The Losers” (2010, Action) Jeffrey Dean Morgan. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å The Change-Up Real Time With Bill Maher (N) ’ (Live) Å Real Time With Bill Maher ’ Å HBO Tribute to Entourage Hunters Int’l Hunters Int’l Hunters Int’l Hunters Int’l Hunters Int’l Hunters Int’l Hunters Int’l Hunters Int’l H&G House Hunters Å Mega Disasters “EarthAmerican Pickers “Pandora’s Box” The guys try to find Pawn Stars 19th century Pawn Stars 50’s Bally’s American Restoration American Restoration Modern Marvels “Rice” Everything there is to know HIST quake in The Heartland” an odor in the van. Å shotgun-cane. Å coin operated kiddie ride. “Special Delivery” (N) “Secret Fan” Å about rice. Å Reba ’ Å Reba “Date of Mirth” ’ Reba “Reba the Realtor” Reba “Flowers for Van” The Protector Gloria’s ex-husband returns. Å How I Met Your Mother How I Met Your Mother LIFE Reba ’ Å ››› “The Nutty Professor” (1996, Comedy) Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å Femme Fatales (N) Å Co-Ed Confidential 2 MAX ›› “Date Night” (2010, Romance-Comedy) Steve Carell. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å ›› “Hart’s War” (2002, War) Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard. A law student defends a murder suspect in a Nazi POW camp. ’ Å ›› “Hart’s War” (2002) Bruce Willis. ’ Å MILIT World at War “Desert” ›› “Black Knight” (2001, Comedy) Martin Lawrence, Marsha Thomason, Tom Wilkinson. ’ › “Scary Movie 2” (2001, Comedy) Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Anna Faris. Premiere. ’ MTV Teen Mom ’ Å Drugged: High on Ecstasy Monster Fish Longfin eel and the giant mottled eel. Monster Fish Australia’s Murray Cod. 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Stories ››› “Cast Away” (2000, Drama) Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt. ›› “The Taking of Pelham 123” (2009) John Travolta ›› “Hancock” (2008, Action) Will Smith, Charlize Theron. ››› “Iron Man” (2008, Action) FX › “Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie” (1997) ›› “Batman” (1966, Action) Adam West. Å ›› “Butch and Sundance: The Early Days” ›› “Gimme an ‘F’” (1984) FXM ››› “Captain From Castile” (1947) Å Power of 10 ’ Å Deal-Deal Lingo Fam. Feud Fam. Feud Newlywed Love Baggage 1 vs. 100 Lingo Lingo Lingo GSN Chain Rctn Fam. Feud Newlywed Catch 21 Million Dollar Pass. Golden Golden Frasier ’ Frasier ’ Frasier ’ Frasier ’ ›› “The Wedding Dress” (2001, Romance) Tyne “Keeping Up With the Randalls” ›› “Plainsong” (2004, Drama) Aidan Quinn, Rachel Griffiths. “Front of HALL Girls Girls Å Å Å Å Daly, Margaret Colin. Å (2011) Roma Downey. Å Eight people experience changes over one year. Å the Class” Mann v. 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(N) Å The Graham Norton Show (N) Å The Inbetweeners (N) Come Fly with Me (N) BBC Battlestar Galactica ’ Battlestar Galactica “Hand of God” ’ Å ›› “Preacher’s Kid” (2009, Drama) LeToya Luckett, Clifton Powell. A pastor’s musically gifted daughter sets out on her own. Å ›› “Don’t Trip ... He Ain’t Through With Me Yet!” (2006) Steve Harvey. Å BET Toya: A Family Affair Celebrity Ghost Stories Celebrity Ghost Stories A message from a father. Celebrity Ghost Stories Best of special. (N) Å Celebrity Close Calls Lou, Brooke and Parker. (N) Celebrity Close Calls Saved from drowning. Å BIO ››› “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell. Premiere. A man leaves Santa’s workshop to search for his family. ››› “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. BRAVO ›› “Bee Movie” (2007, Comedy) Voices of Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger. ››› “Tombstone” (1993, Western) Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer. Doc Holliday joins Wyatt Earp for the OK Corral showdown. ’ Å CMTV ›› “Three Amigos!” (1986) Chevy Chase. Screen cowboys are recruited to drive a tyrant out of town. ›› “Year One” (2009) Jack Black. Premiere. After banishment, two lazy villagers begin an epic journey. ›› “Beerfest” (2006) Jay Chandrasekhar. Å COMEDY › “Joe Dirt” (2001, Comedy) David Spade, Dennis Miller. Å Killing bin Laden ’ Å Secrets of Seal Team 6 ’ Å One Man Army “Brothers in Arms” ’ Å Secrets of Seal Team 6 ’ Å DISC Almost, Away ›››› “Toy Story 2” (1999, Comedy) Voices of Tom Good Luck Charlie “Mon- A.N.T. Farm Chyna tries to Shake It Up! Mrs. Garcia So Random! Girrlz raps Shake It Up! “Model It Up” Shake It Up! CeCe and Wizards of Waverly Place DISN Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack. ‘G’ Å key Business” get a guy’s attention. throws a birthday party. about wearing braces. ’ Å Rocky sneak out. Å Å Sex and the City Å 50 Super Epic TV Moments Count down of the most best TV moments. ››› “Knocked Up” (2007) Seth Rogen. A one-night stand has an unforeseen consequence. E! ●SportsCenter (N) (Live) Å ESPN ●NASCAR Racing Nationwide Series: Federated Auto Parts 300. From Nashville Superspeedway in Lebanon, Tenn. (N) (Live) ●Softball 2011 World Cup: Japan vs. United States. From Oklahoma City. (N) (Live) Å Softball ESPN2 ●NHRA Drag Racing Mopar Mile-High Nationals, Qualifying. From Denver. Å ››› “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003, Action) Johnny Depp. A blacksmith and a pirate must rescue a kidnapped damsel. ››› “Meet the Parents” (2000) Robert De Niro. FAM Harry Potter-Phoenix Diners, Drive Outrageous Food Best Thing Ate Unwrapped Pizza. Unwrapped Cheese. Iron Chef America “Cora vs. Ballesteros” FOOD Throwdown-Bobby Flay Diners, Drive ●Baseball’s Golden Age ●Boys in the Hall World Poker Tour: Season 9 (Part 2 of 2) World Poker Tour: Season 9 World Poker Tour: Season 9 (Part 2 of 2) FOXSS ●Ball Up Streetball ››› “Iron Man” (2008, Action) Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard. Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Archer “Skytanic” Archer “The Rock” FX › “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1992) Kristy Swanson, Luke Perry. Å › “Only the Strong” (1993) Mark Dacascos. Martial-arts master teaches tough kids “capoeira.” Å Buffy the Vampire Slayer FXM ›› Gimme an ‘F’ ●High Stakes Poker Å ●High Stakes Poker Å Drew Carey Baggage Å Love Triangle Å The Newlywed Game GSN Lingo Å “Front of the Class” (2008, Docudrama) Patricia Heaton, Treat Williams. A man “The Magic of Ordinary Days” (2005, Drama) Keri Russell, Skeet Ulrich, Mare Winningham. An unwed moth- The Golden Girls “Melo- The Golden Girls ’ Å HALL who has Tourette’s syndrome becomes a gifted teacher. Å er’s father marries her off to a lonely farmer. Å drama” ’ Å Boxing Zab Judah vs. Amir Khan, Super Lightweights. (N) ’ (Live) Å HBO ›› The Transporter ’ ›› “Dinner for Schmucks” (2010, Comedy) Steve Carell, Paul Rudd. Premiere. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å Curb Appeal: The Block Secrets From a Stylist Room Crashers (N) Å Color Splash (N) Å Home by Novogratz (N) House Hunters Å Hunters Int’l Hunters Int’l H&G Candice Tells All (N) Top Gear “Fast in Florida” Top Gear “Used Car Salesman” Honda’s new CRZ Top Gear “Car VS. Plane” Flying vs. driving on short Top Gear “America’s Toughest Trucks” The search for Top Gear “Cobra Attack” Dodge Viper SRT vs. Cobra HIST Å vs.mountain bikers. Å trips. Å America’s toughest truck. Å helicopter. Å “Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story” (2011, Docudrama) Poppy Montgomery. Å “Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story” LIFE ››› “The Memory Keeper’s Daughter” (2008) Dermot Mulroney. Å ››› “The American” (2010) George Clooney. A hit man hides out in Italy. Femme Fatales ’ Å MAX ››› “Face/Off” (1997, Action) John Travolta, Nicolas Cage. An FBI agent and a violent terrorist switch identities. ’ ‘R’ Å ›› “Hart’s War” (2002) Bruce Willis. ’ Å MILIT World War II in Color ’ ›› “Hart’s War” (2002, War) Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard. A law student defends a murder suspect in a Nazi POW camp. ’ Å ›› “Honey” (2003) Jessica Alba, Mekhi Phifer. A dancer/choreographer raises money for a studio. ’ MTV The Challenge: Rivals ’ ›› “You Got Served” (2004) Marques Houston. Street dancers work together to win a competition. ’ Drugged: High on Marijuana Hard Time Georgia’s toughest women’s prison. Locked Up Abroad “Delhi” Drugged: High on Marijuana NGEO Explorer Big Time Rush (N) Å Supah Ninjas “X” (N) ’ iCarly ’ Å iCarly ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å NICK iCarly ’ Å SCIENCE How Do They Do It? ’ How Do They Do It? ’ How Do They Do It? ’ How Do They Do It? ’ How Do They Do It? ’ How Do They Do It? ’ How Do They Do It? ’ How Do They Do It? ’ How Do They Do It? ’ ›› “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” (2010, Romance) Kristen Stewart. iTV. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å ›› “Remember Me” (2010, Romance) Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin. iTV. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å SHOW Twilight: New Moon The Young and the Restless ’ Å The Young and the Restless ’ Å The Young and the Restless ’ Å The Young and the Restless ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless AMA Pro Racing 250cc: Washougal. The Car Show Everything in the automotive world. American Trucker American Trucker MotoGP Racing SPEED AMA Pro Racing ›› “Behind Enemy Lines” (2001, Action) Owen Wilson. Premiere. An American flight navigator is stranded in war-torn Bosnia. ’ “Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil” (2006) ’ SPIKE ››› “Executive Decision” (1996) Kurt Russell. ●Spotlight 3 Wide Life Raceline College Softball SPSO ●College Soccer ACC Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. From Cary, N.C. › “P2” (2007) Wes Bentley. A sinister security guard stalks a lone woman in a parking garage. › “The Hitcher” (2007) Sean Bean, Sophia Bush. SYFY ›› “The Hills Have Eyes” (2006, Horror) Aaron Stanford, Kathleen Quinlan. In Touch With Dr. Charles Stanley Å Hour of Power Å Billy Graham Classic Crusades Not a Fan Travel the Road Å TBN Precious Mem. ›› “Sahara” (2005, Adventure) Matthew McConaughey, Steve Zahn. Å TBS The King of Queens ’ ›› “The Mummy Returns” (2001) Brendan Fraser. Premiere. Two evil forces pursue the son of adventurer Rick O’Connell. Å ›››› “Fort Apache” ››› “Cool Hand Luke” (1967, Drama) Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon. A Southern loner on a chain gang refuses to be ››› “Caged” (1950, Drama) Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Hope Emerson. TCM (1948) John Wayne. broken. Å A wrongly imprisoned woman becomes bitter and hostile. My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding “Born to Be Wed” My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding A rival royal wedding. My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding An untraditional gown. My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding “Born to Be Wed” TLC Gypsy Wedding ››› “Signs” (2002) Mel ›› “Men in Black II” (2002, Comedy) Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn. ›› “Men in Black II” (2002, Comedy) Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn. Agents Jay and Kay defend Falling Skies “Sanctuary” TNT Gibson. Å Agents Jay and Kay defend Earth from a sultry alien enemy. Å Earth from a sultry alien enemy. Å (Part 1 of 2) Å The Venture Brothers King of the Hill ’ Å King of the Hill ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å The Boondocks The Boondocks TOON ››› “Transformers” (2007, Action) Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson. Premiere. 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Hair Loss NewHope Paid Prog. Whacked Lopez Lopez ››› “Bridget Jones’s Diary” (2001) ›› “Rock Star” (2001) Mark Wahlberg. The Unit ¥ WABM Church CABLE ENTERTAINMENT Local Programming News High Q (EI) Incredible Dog Incredible Dog Local Programming Chan. 2 Action News Local Prog ^ TV-2 Chan. 2 Action News The Sopranos ’ Å The Glades “Gibtown” ››› “A Time to Kill” (1996) Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson. Å Criminal Minds Å Criminal Minds Å Criminal Minds Å Criminal A&E The Sopranos ’ Å ››› “The Longest ››› “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994, Drama) Tim Robbins. An inno- ›› “The Yards” (2000) Mark Wahlberg. Premiere. An ex-con ››› “Se7en” (1995, Suspense) Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth PalAMC Yard” (1974) Å cent man goes to a Maine penitentiary for life in 1947. Å takes a job at his corrupt uncle’s subway-train business. trow. A killer dispatches his victims via the Seven Deadly Sins. Å Wild Kingdom ’ Å Drug Kingpin Hippos Swamp Wars ’ Å Swamp Wars ’ Å Swamp Wars ’ Å Swamp Wars ’ Å Swamp Wars ’ Å Bigfoot ANPL Dogs 101 “Ugly Dogs” Wild Kingdom ’ Å Secret Wilderness Kitchen Nightmares ’ Great Escape Great Escape Top Gear Å Top Gear Å Top Gear Å Battlestar Galactica ’ Battlestar BBC Wolf Battlefield Å Gospel Bernie Bernie Bernie “Don’t Trip ... He Ain’t Through With Me Yet!” “Soul Kittens Cabaret” (2011, Musical) Fantasia Barrino. Premiere. Å ›› “Preacher’s Kid” (2009) LeToya Luckett. BET Voice ››› “Cliffhanger” (1993) Sylvester Stallone. I-Witness Å I-Witness Å I-Witness Å Crime Stories Å Crime 360 Å American Gangster I Survived...Beyond I Survived BIO Happens Rocco’s Dinner Party Rocco’s Dinner Party Rocco’s Dinner Party Flipping Out Å Flipping Out Å Flipping Out Å Housewives/NYC Housewives/NYC NYC BRAVO NYC CMT Insdr Top 20 Countdown ’ Å ›› “Three Amigos!” (1986) Chevy Chase, Steve Martin. ’ Å ››› “Tombstone” (1993, Western) Kurt Russell. ’ Å CMTV CMT Music ’ Scrubs ’ Scrubs ’ Scrubs ’ Scrubs ’ ›› “Accepted” (2006) Justin Long. Å ›› “Beerfest” (2006) Jay Chandrasekhar. ›› “Year One” (2009) Å COMEDY ›› “Balls of Fury” (2007) Dan Fogler. Å Auction Sons of Guns ’ Å Deadliest Catch Å Deadliest Catch Å Deadliest Catch Å Deadliest Catch Å Deadliest Catch Å Deadliest Catch Å Deadliest Catch Å Catch DISC Auction Good Luck Shake It So RanSo RanWizardsWizardsGood Luck Good Luck Shake It Shake It A.N.T. Farm Phineas Fish Hooks Phineas Good Luck PrankStars So RanA.N.T. Farm My BabysitDISN Charlie Up! Å dom! Å dom! Å Place Place Charlie Charlie Up! Å Up! Å Å and Ferb and Ferb Charlie “Pilot” dom! Å ter Fashion The Soup E! News (N) Ice-Coco Ice-Coco ››› “Knocked Up” (2007) Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl. Kardas Kardas Kardas ››› “Knocked Up” (2007) Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl. E! ●SportsCenter (N) Å Golf Senior British Open, Final Round. (N) (Live) 2011 ESPY’s Å Soccer Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Manchester City. Baseball ESPN ●SportsCenter (N) (Live) Å Reporters ●E:60 SportsCtr ●Baseball Tonight (N) Bowling Bowling Bowling ATP Tennis Softball NHRA ESPN2 Outside ››› “Back to the Future Part III” (1990) Michael J. Fox. ››› “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” (2004) Rupert Grint ››› “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” FAM ››› “Back to the Future Part II” (1989) Guy’s, Bite Barbecue Cooking Chopped Restaurant: Impossible Extreme Chef Diners Diners Meat Candy Cupcake Wars T. Cookies Best Thing Food- Star FOOD Hungry ●Ball Up Streetball (N) Action Sports World LOKAR Motorhead Fame Stories Action Sports World Barfly MMA Game 365 Stories Boys in Baseball World FOXSS Stock Car Horse. › “Zoom” (2006) Tim Allen. ›› “My Super Ex-Girlfriend” (2006) ›› “Hancock” (2008, Action) Will Smith, Charlize Theron. ›› “Fantastic Four” (2005) Ioan Gruffudd. ››› “13 Going on 30” (2004) FX ››› “Niagara” (1953) Å ››› “I Wake Up Screaming” ›› “Alaska Passage” (1959) ›› “The River’s Edge” (1957) ››› “Niagara” (1953) Å FXM Rivrs Edge ›› “Roxie Hart” (1942) Å Power of 10 ’ Å Lingo Lingo Fam. Feud Fam. Feud Newlywed Love Baggage 1 vs. 100 Catch 21 Fam. Feud Power 10 GSN Chain Rctn Fam. 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Å Magic LIFE Project Runway Å ››› “The American” (2010) ‘R’ ›› “The Relic” (1997) Penelope Ann Miller. ››› “Something’s Gotta Give” (2003) Å ›› “Just Wright” (2010) Queen Latifah. ‘PG’ “A Perfect Getaway” MAX ›› “Waterworld” ’ Secrets of WWII World War II in Color World at War ’ Å Hitler’s Bodyguard ’ World War II in Color Flying Tigers The Color of War Å Secrets of WWII World War MILIT The Color of War Å Teen Mom ’ Å Teen Mom ’ Å Awkward. ›› “Honey” (2003, Drama) Jessica Alba. ’ ›› “You Got Served” (2004, Drama) ’ Disaster Awkward. Teen Mom MTV True Life True Life ’ Hitler’s Supership 42 Ways to Kill Hitler Nazi Secret Weapons Hitler’s Stealth Fighter Hitler and the Occult The Hunt for Hitler Destruct Destruct Nazi NGEO The Egyptian Job ’ Å T.U.F.F. Sponge. Sponge. iCarly ’ iCarly ’ Big Time Big Time Victorious Victorious Penguins Penguins Sponge. Sponge. Ninjas Big Time Bucket NICK Sponge. Sponge. T.U.F.F. 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A girl on sum- ›› “Top Secret Affair” (1957, Comedy) Susan ››› “Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?” (1957, ››› “The Miracle Worker” (1962) TCM Charles Laughton, Robert Young. Å mer vacation chases sun, surf and romance. Hayward, Kirk Douglas, Paul Stewart. Comedy) Jayne Mansfield, Tony Randall. Anne Bancroft. Å (DVS) Say Yes Say Yes Say Yes Say Yes Say Yes Say Yes Say Yes Cake Boss ’ Å Cake Boss Cake Boss Cake Boss Cake Boss Cake Boss Cake Boss Cake Boss Cake Boss Cake Boss TLC Say Yes Falling Skies “Sanctu- ›› “The Librarian: Quest for the Spear” (2004) ››› “The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s ››› “The Librarian: Curse of the Judas ChalLeverage “The Long Way Leverage The team Leverage TNT ary” Å Noah Wyle, Kyle MacLachlan. Å Mines” (2006) Noah Wyle. Å ice” (2008) Noah Wyle, Bob Newhart. Å Down Job” Å races to find a killer. Å “Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo” Generator Generator Batman Batman Adventure Adventure MAD MAD Star Wars ››› “Transformers” (2007) Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson. 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Perseus battles mythic beasts to win the hand of Andromeda. Å Sunday Best “The New Standard” (N) Å Sunday Best “The New Standard” Å Sunday Best Special guest, Kirk Franklin, performs. Toya: A Family Affair Toya: A Family Affair BET ›› Preacher’s Kid Å I Survived Å I Survived “Christine/Mike/Chris” Å I Survived A flash flood; abducted. Å I Survived...Beyond & Back Sandy and Matthew. I Survived...Beyond & Back “Chuck, Mike, Julie” BIO The Real Housewives of New York City Å The Real Housewives of New Jersey The Real Housewives of New Jersey (N) What Happens Housewives/NJ BRAVO Housewives/NYC Texas Women Focusing on their careers. ’ Å Extreme Makeover: Home Edition “King Family” ’ Extreme Makeover: Home Edition “McCully Family” Extreme Makeover: Home Edition “King Family” ’ CMTV ››› Tombstone ’ › “Joe Dirt” (2001, Comedy) David Spade. A mullet-headed janitor relates his personal tale of woe. Å Tosh.0 Å Futurama ’ Å Ugly Americans Å › Superhero Movie COMEDY ›› Year One (2009) Deadliest Catch “Pirate School” ’ Å Deadliest Catch The Seabrooke loses a greenhorn. Deadliest Catch “I Smell a Nightmare” ’ Å Deadliest Catch “It’s Not All Mai Tais and Yahtzee” DISC Deadliest Catch ’ Å Wizards of Waverly Place Shake It Up! “Break It Up” Good Luck Charlie “Sun A.N.T. Farm Fletcher tries So Random! Girrlz raps Wizards of Waverly Place Shake It Up! “Break It Up” Good Luck Charlie “Sun So Random! Girrlz raps DISN (N) Å Lake Whitehead. (N) Show, Part 1” (N) Å to sweet-talk Chyna. about wearing braces. ’ Å Lake Whitehead. Show, Part 1” Å about wearing braces. ’ Ice Loves Coco Ice Loves Coco Ice Loves Coco Kardashian Kardashian Kardashian Ice Loves Coco (N) Fashion Police Chelsea Lately E! ●MLB Baseball Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds. From Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. 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A woman pretends to be engaged to evade deportation. ›› “The Proposal” (2009) Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds. FX ››› “Blood and Wine” (1996, Suspense) Jack Nicholson, Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Lopez. Å ››› “The War of the Roses” (1989, Comedy) Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito. Å FXM Life After Film School Drew Carey Drew Carey Lingo Å Lingo Å Lingo Å Lingo Å Drew Carey Drew Carey GSN Power of 10 ’ Å Little House on the Prairie “Days of Sunshine, Days Little House on the Prairie “The Hunters” Burl Ives guest stars as a frightened Little House on the Prairie “The Fighter” In a bout with an aging fighter. Å Little House on the HALL of Shadow” Almanzo rejects help to walk. blind man. Å Prairie “Be My Friend” Å True Blood Sookie nurtures Eric. (N) ’ Å Curb Your Enthusiasm Entourage ’ Å True Blood Sookie nurtures Eric. ’ Å HBO Dinner for Schmucks ’ Boardwalk Empire Jimmy forms new relationships. Holmes on Homes Å Holmes on Homes Å Holmes Inspection “Cold Welcome” (N) ’ Å House Hunters (N) Å Hunters Int’l Design Star A restaurant supply warehouse. Å H&G Cash & Cari (N) Å Ice Road Truckers “The Ice Road Truckers “A Banged-Up Job” Rick and Hugh Ice Road Truckers “Meltdown!” The season reaches Top Gear “Texas” (Season Premiere) The guys race Swamp People “Swamp Showdown” The final day of HIST Braking Point” Å continue their run. Å the halfway point. (N) Å across Texas. (N) Å gator season. Å Drop Dead Diva Jane represents a lesbian couple. The Protector “Beef” (N) Å The Protector “Beef” Å LIFE “Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story” (2011) Poppy Montgomery. ›› “The Book of Eli” (2010, Action) Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis. ’ ‘R’ Å MAX ›› A Perfect Getaway ››› “The American” (2010, Suspense) George Clooney. 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James Bond and an American spy track a North Korean villain. ››› “GoldenEye” (1995, Action) Pierce Brosnan. SYFY ››› Casino Royale Joel Osteen Å Best of Praise Kenneth Copeland Å Changing Your World “One Night With the King” (2006, Drama) Tiffany Dupont. Queen Esther saves the Jews from Haman. TBN Jack Hayford Å ›› “The Replacements” (2000) Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman. Misfit substitutes take the field during a football strike. Å ›› “The Replacements” (2000) Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman. Å TBS › Blue Streak (1999) ››› “The Miracle Work- ››› “The Thing From Another World” (1951) Margaret Sheridan, Kenneth To- ››› “Land of the Pharaohs” (1955, Historical Drama) Jack Hawkins, Joan Collins, Dewey Martin. Premiere. A pharaoh builds the first of TCM er” (1962) bey. Arctic scientists find an alien that feeds on blood. Å (DVS) the great Egyptian pyramids. Hoarding: Buried Alive Kathleen; Jamie. ’ Å Hoarding: Buried Alive A life threatening situation. 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Operation Wild ’ Å Swamp Wars Deadly snake in a mailbox. ’ River Monsters: The Lost Reels “Himalayan Giant” Operation Wild ’ Å Operation Wild ’ Å ANPL Untamed and Uncut ’ Operation Wild ’ Å Top Gear VW Golf; Helen Mirren. Å Top Gear A French ice race. Å James May Drinks Top Gear VW Golf; Helen Mirren. Å BBC Top Gear Å ›› “Life” (1999) Eddie Murphy. Two wrongly convicted felons make the most of life in jail. Å BET 106 & Park: Top 10 Live ›› “Double Platinum” (1999) Diana Ross. A rising young singer’s mother steps back into her life. Å Family Jewels Family Jewels Family Jewels Family Jewels Family Jewels Gene Simmons Family Jewels Å Family Jewels Family Jewels BIO The Real Housewives of New Jersey The Real Housewives of New Jersey The Real Housewives of New York City Å The Real Housewives of New Jersey BRAVO Matchmaker ›› “Three Amigos!” (1986) Chevy Chase, Steve Martin. Screen cowboys are recruited to drive a tyrant out of town. ’ Å CMT Music ’ CMTV ››› “Blazing Saddles” (1974) Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder. ’ Å It’s Always Sunny It’s Always Sunny Always Sunny Always Sunny Daily Show/Jon Stewart The Colbert Report (N) COMEDY ›› “Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie” (2003) Jeff Foxworthy. Å Man vs. Wild “New Zealand South Island” ’ Å Man vs. Wild “Iceland Fire and Ice” (N) ’ Å Surviving the Cut Adverse underwater conditions. Man vs. Wild “Iceland Fire and Ice” ’ Å DISC Dual Survival ’ Å Phineas and Ferb Å So Random! Girrlz raps Shake It Up! CeCe Jones ›› “Ella Enchanted” (2004, Romance-Comedy) Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy. A Fish Hooks “Flying Fish” Phineas and Ferb “Wizard My Babysitter’s a VamDISN about wearing braces. ’ and Rocky Blue audition. young woman tries to break her curse of obedience. ‘PG’ Å ’Å of Odd, Part I & II” pire Å E! News (N) Sex and the City Å Sex and the City Å Ice Loves Coco Ice Loves Coco 15 Hollywood Girls Gone Gorgeous Chelsea Lately (N) E! News E! ●Baseball Tonight (N) (Live) Å ●SportsCenter (N) (Live) Å ESPN ●MLB Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. From Turner Field in Atlanta. (N Subject to Blackout) (Live) Å ●30 for 30 Å ●Softball 2011 World Cup: Teams TBA. From Oklahoma City. (N) (Live) Å ●SportsNation Colin Cowherd and Michelle Beadle. ESPN2 ●NFL Live (N) Å The Secret Life of the American Teenager “Cute” Switched at Birth “Pandora’s Box” (N) The Secret Life of the American Teenager “Cute” The 700 Club A high-power job in the sex industry. FAM Secret-Teen Kid in a Candy Store Diners, Drive Diners, Drive Tough Cookies (N) Tough Cookies Challenge Cakes to celebrate the The Smurfs. FOOD Chopped “Easy Peasy?” Unwrapped ●Boys in the Hall ●Amazing Sports Stories ●The Game 365 ●North American Hunter ●Baseball’s Golden Age ●The Game 365 FOXSS World Poker Tour: Sea ●Ball Up Streetball Two and a Half Men ’ ›› “Step Brothers” (2008, Comedy) Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly. Two spoiled men become rivals when their parents marry. ›› “Step Brothers” (2008, Comedy) Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly. FX ›› “No Way Out” (1950, Drama) Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Sidney Poitier. Å ›› “No Way Out” (1950, Drama) Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Sidney Poitier. Å FXM ››› The Incident Å Lingo Å Lingo Å The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game Family Feud Å Family Feud ’ Å Lingo Å Drew Carey GSN Baggage Å Little House on the Little House on the Prairie “He Was Only Twelve” Frasier Frasier uses Martin Frasier Frasier’s new boss Frasier Frasier hires a but- Frasier An attractive attor- Frasier Frasier befriends Frasier Frasier learns his HALL Prairie (Part 1 of 2) Å Death brings religious revelation. (Part 2 of 2) Å as bait for a date. ’ copies his decor. ler. ’ Å ney woos Frasier. ’ Roz’s ex-boyfriend. Å co-host is Dr. Mary. ’ There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (N) ’ Å ›› “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” (2010) Michael Douglas. ’ ‘PG-13’ HBO Broad Street Bullies ’ Real Time With Bill Maher ’ Å House Hunters (N) Å Hunters Int’l Design Star Designers transform underused rooms. Home by Novogratz (N) House Hunters House Hunters Å Hunters Int’l H&G House Hunters Å Modern Marvels SafePawn Stars 19th century Pawn Stars 50’s Bally’s American Pickers “Frank Bears All” Five-acre automo- Pawn Stars John Wesley Pawn Stars A man brings Top Gear “Texas” The guys race across Texas. Å HIST way’s distribution center. shotgun-cane. Å coin operated kiddie ride. tive graveyard. (N) Å Hardin’s business card. in a Civil War musket. (N) “Abandoned” (2010) Brittany Murphy. A woman investigates her boyfriend’s disappearance at a hospital. Vanished With Beth Holloway “Baum; Hill” Å How I Met Your Mother How I Met Your Mother LIFE ››› Abducted (2007) ›› “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” (2009, Comedy) Ben Stiller. ’ ‘PG’ Å ››› “The American” (2010, Suspense) George Clooney. A hit man hides out in Italy. ’ ‘R’ Å MAX ›› Happy Gilmore ’ Killing bin Laden ’ Å Navy SEALs: Untold Stories “Panama” ’ Å Decisions That Shook the World ’ Å MILIT Commanders at War ’ Decisions That Shook the World ’ Å True Life ’ MTV Special ’ Teen Wolf (N) ’ Teen Wolf ’ MTV True Life ’ Hitler’s Suicide Ship (N) Nazi Hunters Kurt Lischka deports 73,000 Jews. (N) Hunting Hitler’s Generals (N) Hitler’s Suicide Ship NGEO Alaska State Troopers George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å NICK SpongeBob SquarePants Family BrainSurge (N) ’ My Wife and Kids Å Unlocking the Universe “Mysteries of the Earth” ’ Unlocking the Universe Chemists and the elements. Unlocking the Universe “Unleashing the Elements” Unlocking the Universe “Mysteries of the Earth” ’ SCIENCE Seeing Black Holes ’ › “Push” (2009) Chris Evans. iTV. Rogue psychics battle a covert government agency. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å Weeds (iTV) (N) ’ Å The Big C (iTV) (N) Å Weeds (iTV) ’ Å The Big C (iTV) ’ Å SHOW Adventures of Power All My Children ’ Å One Life to Live ’ Å General Hospital ’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless ●The 10 The 10 The Car Show Everything in the automotive world. Car Warriors “Best of CW” ’ Å The 10 SPEED ●NASCAR Race Hub (N) ●The 10 (N) 1,000 Ways to Die ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ 1,000 Ways to Die (N) ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ 1,000 Ways to Die ’ SPIKE 1,000 Ways to Die ’ ●Braves Live! Postgame ●Braves Live! Postgame MLB Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. SPSO ●MLB Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. From Turner Field in Atlanta. (N) (Live) Eureka Scientists compete to go to Titan. (N) Å Warehouse 13 Victims turn into clay in Artie’s case. Alphas The team relocates to new offices. (N) Eureka Scientists compete to go to Titan. ’ Å SYFY ›› Die Another Day Behind the Scenes Å Mark Chironna Å Jentezen Franklin Å Jesse Duplantis Å Praise the Lord Å TBN The Potter’s Touch Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Conan (N) TBS Seinfeld Å ›› “The Last Frontier” ››› “I Accuse!” (1958, Historical Drama) Jose Ferrer, Anton Walbrook, Viveca Lindfors. Jewish French army ›››› “The Ox-Bow Incident” (1943) Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews. Two cowboys ››› “They Won’t ForTCM (1955) Victor Mature. Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, railroaded for treason. Å watch a posse get out of hand and hang three innocent men. get” (1937, Drama) Å Cake Boss (N) ’ Å Cake Boss ’ Å Surprise Homecoming A surprise at graduation. (N) Undercover Boss The CEO struggles to keep up. TLC Surprise Homecoming Undercover Boss The CEO struggles to keep up. Law & Order A boy dies in The Closer “Repeat Offender” The LAPD undergoes a The Closer “To Serve With Love” A man is killed after Rizzoli & Isles “Sailor Man” A young girl is found dead. The Closer “To Serve With Love” A man is killed after TNT a suspicious fire. ’ major realignment. Å being served. (N) Å (N) Å being served. Å Adventure Time MAD King of the Hill ’ Å King of the Hill ’ Å American Dad ’ Å American Dad ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å TOON World of Gumball All in the Family All in the Family Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody Loves Raymond “Tissues” Å The Nanny ’ Å TVLND All in the Family ●WWE Monday Night RAW (N) ’ (Live) Å NCIS Tony questions Ziva’s loyalty to NCIS. Å Suits “Bail Out” An old friend needs Mike’s help. USA NCIS “Legend” Å Basketball Wives Tami’s feud with Meeka. (N) ’ Single Ladies Val wonders if Jerry is “the one.” (N) Basketball Wives Tami’s feud with Meeka. ’ Single Ladies Val wonders if Jerry is “the one.” ’ VH1 Behind the Music Å CABLE NEWS How I Made My Millions How I Made My Millions On the Money Mad Money CNBC The Kudlow Report (N) CNBC Reports In the Arena (N) Piers Morgan Tonight (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Å To Be Announced CNN John King, USA (N) Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN House of Rep. The Communicators Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN2 U.S. Senate Coverage The O’Reilly Factor (N) Å Hannity (N) On the Record With Greta Van Susteren (N) Å The O’Reilly Factor Å FNC FOX Report The Rachel Maddow Show (N) The Ed Show (N) The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell MSNBC Hardball Chris Matthews The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell (N)


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BROADCAST CHANNELS Hell’s Kitchen “14 Chefs Compete” (N) Å MasterChef Contestants try to impress the judges. FOX6 News at 9:00 PM FOX6 News at 9:30 PM FOX6 News at 10:00 PM TMZ (N) ’ Å & WBRC Inside Edition (N) Å PBS NewsHour (N) ’ Å History Detectives Cane; wooden telescope. (N) ’ Å A Hot Dog Program The impact that the hot dog has Frontline “The Pot Republic” Marijauna in California. Ground War “Command and Control” Battlefield engi_ WCIQ had on pop culture. ’ Å (N) ’ Å neering. ’ Å (DVS) Access Hollywood Å It’s Worth What? A landlord and her tenant compete. America’s Got Talent Twelve of the top 48 acts perform. (N) ’ (Live) Å Alabama’s 13 News at The Tonight Show With ` WVTM (N) ’ Å 10:00pm (N) Å Jay Leno (N) ’ Å 90210 Annie and Liam rekindle their romance. Å Shedding for the Wedding “It’s a Piece of Cake!” The King of Queens ’ How I Met Your Mother The Andy Griffith Show The Andy Griffith Show 5 WTTO Two and a Half Men Cardinal Corner Most Wanted The Andy Griffith Show Cheers ’ Å TV24 News at Nine Rick & Bubba Å 8 WJXS Lone Ranger Wheel of Fortune “Vaca- Wipeout “Wheel of Misfortune” Two high school stu101 Ways to Leave a Game Show (Season Finale) Combat Hospital “Inner Truth” Rebecca makes a con- ABC 33/40 News at 10PM Nightline (N) Å H WJSU tion of a Lifetime” Å dents compete. ’ Å Extraordinary eliminations. (N) ’ Å fession to Simon. (N) ’ Å (N) CBS 42 News at 6:30 (N) NCIS “Royals and Loyals” An officer is killed on a NCIS: Los Angeles “Harm’s Way” Rescuing a Saudi 48 Hours Mystery ’ Å CBS 42 News at 10 (N) Late Show With David J WIAT British ship. ’ Å (DVS) prince’s son. ’ Å (DVS) Letterman (N) ’ Å Without a Trace Missing man with a fake identity. Criminal Minds A man begins a killing spree. Å Criminal Minds “The Uncanny Valley” ’ Å Criminal Minds Series of teen suicides in Wyoming. L WPXH Without a Trace Å Are You Smarter? Are You Smarter? Don’t Forget the Lyrics! Don’t Forget the Lyrics! The Simpsons ’ Å The Simpsons ’ Å House of Payne House of Payne ¥ WABM Seinfeld “The Busboy” CABLE ENTERTAINMENT Local Programming Action News Nightbeat Local Programming ^ TV-2 Entertainment Tonight Gene Simmons Family Jewels Å Gene Simmons Family Jewels Å Gene Simmons Family Jewels “Belize It or Not” Gene Simmons Family Jewels “Belize It or Not” A&E Family Jewels ›› “Pearl Harbor” (2001) ››› “A Few Good Men” (1992, Drama) Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore. A Navy lawyer defends two Marines in a comrade’s death. Å ››› “A Few Good Men” (1992, Drama) Tom Cruise, AMC Ben Affleck. Å Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore. Å Madagascar Madagascar was left untouched by man. ’ Å Planet Earth “Jungles” Jungle animals. ’ Å Madagascar ’ Å ANPL Wild Amazon ’ Å Top Gear Classic car rally in Marjorca. Å Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape Å Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape Å Kitchen Nightmares A small Italian restaurant. Å BBC Top Gear Å Toya: A Family Affair Toya: A Family Affair The Mo’Nique Show (N) Å BET ›› “Madea’s Family Reunion” (2006) Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood. A matriarch must keep the peace through family strife. Å Notorious Å Mobsters “Big Joey Massino” “Big Joey” Massino. Mobsters “Albert Anastasia” Leader of Murder Inc. Aftermath With William Shatner Å Aftermath With William Shatner Å BIO Flipping Out Jeff and Jenni visit New York City. Flipping Out Jeff Lewis Design’s motto. (N) Å Flipping Out Jeff Lewis Design’s motto. Å The Real Housewives of New York City Å BRAVO Flipping Out Å Sweet Home Alabama ’ Å Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team ’ Are You Smarter? Are You Smarter? CMTV Sweet Home Alabama Futurama ’ Å South Park Idol. Å Tosh.0 Å Tosh.0 Å Tosh.0 (N) Å Workaholics Å Daily Show/Jon Stewart The Colbert Report (N) COMEDY The Colbert Report Å Deadliest Catch “I Smell a Nightmare” ’ Å Deadliest Catch (Season Finale) (N) ’ Å Deadliest Catch “Behind the Scenes: Season 7” ’ Deadliest Catch ’ Å DISC Deadliest Catch ’ Å Phineas and Ferb Å Good Luck Charlie Shake it Up! “Meatball It ›› “Eloise at the Plaza” (2003, Comedy) Julie Andrews, Sofia Vassilieva. A pre- Good Luck Charlie Phineas and Ferb An My Babysitter’s a VamDISN “Something’s Fishy” Up” Å cocious youngster seeks adventure at the famous hotel. Å “Something’s Fishy” alien space craft. Å pire “The Brewed” Å E! News (N) Sex and the City Å Sex and the City Å Kardashian Kardashian Kardashian Kardashian Chelsea Lately (N) E! News E! ●SportsCenter (N) (Live) Å 2011 World Series of Poker Grudge Match. (Taped) 2011 World Series of Poker Grudge Match. (Taped) ●Baseball Tonight (N) (Live) Å ESPN ●E:60 (N) ●Soccer Juventus vs. United States. From New York. (N) (Live) ●SportsNation Colin Cowherd and Michelle Beadle. ●E:60 (N) ESPN2 ●NFL Live (N) Å Pretty Little Liars The Liars are ill at ease. (N) Å The Nine Lives of Chloe King “Dogs of War” (N) Pretty Little Liars The Liars are ill at ease. Å The 700 Club “Brian Woods; Freddie Johnson” (N) FAM Pretty Little Liars Å Chopped Four previously defeated competitors. Chopped Mystery ingredients in the appetizer. (N) Tough Cookies Unwrapped “Cookie Jar” FOOD Restaurant: Impossible Cupcake Wars LA Dodgers VIP party. (N) ●Baseball’s Golden Age Babe’s Outdoor Secrets ●Boys in the Hall ●Baseball’s Golden Age FOXSS World Poker Tour: Sea ●Boxing Ramon Flores vs. Ramon Valadez. Two and a Half Men ’ ›› “The Proposal” (2009) Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds. A woman pretends to be engaged to evade deportation. ›› “27 Dresses” (2008) Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Akerman. FX ›› “The Manhattan Project” (1986, Suspense) John Lithgow, Christopher Collet, Cynthia Nixon. Å ›› “Prelude to a Kiss” (1992, Fantasy) Alec Baldwin, Meg Ryan, Kathy Bates. Å FXM ››› Class Action Lingo Å Lingo Å The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game Family Feud Å Family Feud ’ Å Lingo Å Drew Carey GSN Baggage Å Little House on the Little House on the Prairie “Little Lou” Mrs. Oleson’s Frasier Frasier experiFrasier Frasier goes Frasier “Motor Skills” Auto- Frasier Frasier, Niles pro- Frasier Frasier’s different Frasier Frasier tries to HALL Prairie (Part 2 of 2) Å prejudice. Å ences a midlife crisis. ’ camping with his son. ’ mobile-repair class. duce show. ’ Å love lives. ’ Å save Kenny’s marriage. ›› “Dinner for Schmucks” (2010, Comedy) Steve Carell, Paul Rudd. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å Curb Your Enthusiasm Entourage ’ Å True Blood ’ Å HBO REAL Sports With Bryant Gumbel ’ Å My First Place (N) Å My First Place Å Property Virgins Å Property Virgins Å House Hunters Å Hunters Int’l For Rent High-rise rental. Property Virgins Å H&G House Hunters Å Only in America With Lar- American Restoration American Restoration American Restoration American Restoration American Restoration Å American Restoration American Restoration American Restoration HIST ry the Cable Guy “Space Kowboy” Å “Cooler Kings” Å “Safe Keeping” Å “Hot & Cold” Å “Ice Cold” Å “Rev’d Up” Å “Lights Out” Å American Pickers “Getting the Boot” Å American Pickers The spooky collector. Å Roseanne’s Nuts Å Roseanne’s Nuts Å Dance Moms Revealing costumes cause a scandal. LIFE Pawn Stars “Wheels” ››› “City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold” (1994, Comedy) Billy Crystal. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å ›› “Machete” (2010, Action) Danny Trejo, Robert De Niro. ’ ‘R’ Å Femme Fatales ’ Å MAX ›› Sudden Death ‘R’ World War II in Color “Victory in the Pacific” Å World at War “The Bomb” ’ Å World War II in Color A Red Army blitzkrieg. Å MILIT Somali Pirate Takedown World War II in Color A Red Army blitzkrieg. Å Teen Mom Amber and Gary move in together. Å Teen Mom Amber learns she is being investigated. Teen Mom (N) ’ Å Awkward. (N) ’ Teen Mom ’ Å MTV Teen Mom: Baby Talk Alaska State Troopers Troopers pursue a felon. Hard Time Georgia’s toughest women’s prison. Hard Time The Metro State Prison in Atlanta. (N) Alaska State Troopers Troopers pursue a felon. NGEO Alaska State Troopers George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å That ’70s Show “Angie” The Nanny ’ Å The Nanny ’ Å NICK SpongeBob SquarePants Family BrainSurge (N) ’ My Wife and Kids Å How It’s Made ’ Å Big, Bigger, Biggest “Tower” (N) ’ Å How It’s Made ’ Å How It’s Made ’ Å How It’s Made ’ Å How It’s Made ’ Å SCIENCE How Do They Do It? ’ How It’s Made ’ Å Weeds (iTV) ’ Å The Big C (iTV) ’ Å Weeds (iTV) ’ Å The Big C (iTV) ’ Å Web Therapy (iTV) (N) The Real L Word (iTV) SHOW ›› “Holy Rollers” (2010, Crime Drama) Jesse Eisenberg. iTV. ’ ‘R’ Å All My Children ’ Å One Life to Live ’ Å General Hospital ’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless Pass Time (N) Barrett-Jackson Special Edition Speedmakers “Mega Kits” American Trucker Pass Time SPEED ●NASCAR Race Hub (N) American Trucker Auction Hunters ’ Auction Hunters ’ Auction Hunters ’ Auction Hunters ’ Auction Hunters (N) ’ Auction Hunters ’ Repo Games (N) ’ Repo Games (N) ’ SPIKE Auction Hunters ’ ●Braves Live! Postgame ●Braves Live! Postgame MLB Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. SPSO ●MLB Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. From Turner Field in Atlanta. (N) (Live) ››› “Star Trek: First Contact” (1996) Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes. Half-robot Borg tries to sabotage a rocket flight. ›› Star Trek: Nemesis SYFY ›› “Star Trek: Nemesis” (2002) Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes. Behind the Scenes Å Joyce Meyer John Hagee Today Å Just Paula Paula White. Praise the Lord Å TBN The Potter’s Touch The Office ’ Å The Office ’ Å The Office “Fun Run” The Office “Fun Run” The Office “Local Ad” The Office ’ Å Conan (N) TBS Seinfeld “The Finale” Elvis Mitchell: Under the ››› “Five Graves to Cairo” (1943, War) Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Erich von Stroheim. A British corporal › “The Black Tent” (1957, War) Anthony Steel, Donald Sinden, Anna Maria Sandri. Premiere. A stranded TCM Influence “Bill Murray” poses as a Nazi spy in a hotel with Rommel. Å British soldier romances an Arab sheik’s daughter. Surprise Homecoming A surprise at graduation. ’ 19 Kids and Counting (N) 19 Kids and Counting ’ The Little Couple (N) ’ The Little Couple Å Surprise Homecoming A surprise at graduation. ’ TLC Cake Boss ’ Å Law & Order A drug trail Rizzoli & Isles “Sailor Man” A young girl is found dead. Memphis Beat “Body of Evidence” Dwight and White- HawthoRNe “To Tell the Truth” Tension escalates be- Memphis Beat “Body of Evidence” Dwight and WhiteTNT leads to a soldier’s wife. Å head search for a body. (N) Å tween Tom and Nick. (N) Å head search for a body. Å The Looney Tunes Show World of Gumball King of the Hill ’ Å King of the Hill ’ Å American Dad ’ Å American Dad ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å TOON Scooby-Doo All in the Family All in the Family Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Hot in Cleveland Happily Divorced TVLND All in the Family Law & Order: Special Victims Unit “Parasites” ’ White Collar “As You Were” (N) Å Covert Affairs Assessing an operative. (N) Å Necessary Roughness A rookie is missing practice. USA Law & Order: SVU Single Ladies Val wonders if Jerry is “the one.” ’ Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew ’ Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew ’ Famous Food ’ VH1 Basketball Wives ’ CABLE NEWS Executive Vision On the Money Mad Money CNBC The Kudlow Report (N) CNBC Reports In the Arena (N) Piers Morgan Tonight (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Å CNN John King, USA (N) Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN House of Rep. Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN2 U.S. Senate Coverage The O’Reilly Factor (N) Å Hannity (N) On the Record With Greta Van Susteren (N) Å The O’Reilly Factor Å FNC FOX Report The Rachel Maddow Show (N) The Ed Show (N) The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell MSNBC Hardball Chris Matthews The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell (N)


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‘Same Name’ premiering Sunday on CBS

‘BREAKING BAD’

By Verne Gay

Giancarlo Esposito breaks new ground as a foe in season four

Newsday

REASON TO WATCH: Your name is David Hasselhoff. WHAT IT’S ABOUT: If you had the name of a famous or not-so-famous celebrity, would you be willing to switch places with this celebrity for a week to see how your name doppelganger lives? And would the celebrity switch places with you? Think of the fun! The humor! The eye-opening moments that prove celebrities are people, too (or that you’re just some poor schmo who happens to be named Pamela Anderson?). Well ...? Sold! In Sunday’s opener, the always game David Hasselhoff switches places with David Hasselhoff — who lives with wife and infant in Lake Jackson, Texas, surrounded by members of the extended family, also named Hasselhoff. Meanwhile, Texas-based Dave heads to Hollywood where he learns what it’s really like to be The Hoff. He lives in the Hoff mansion, meets the Hoff handlers, scurries away from the Hoff paps. MY SAY: Overcome by heat, or perhaps by a profound and inextinguishable boredom, my mind started to wander during Same Name. What could actually make this show interesting? The answer was, to me anyway, obvious: Get the most intriguing celebrity, of course. So I pulled up Whitepages.com, and started checking names. There are dozens of “Courtney Loves,” five “Charlie Sheens,” a half-dozen “Simon Cowells” and a pair of “Paula Abduls.” Sadly, there’s not a single other “Snooki” out there, but plenty of “Snooks.” (Wonder if that counts?) And did you know there are actually five “Barak Obamas” (no other Baracks) and a couple dozen “Michelle Obamas?” Here’s my point, and to paraphrase Ellen DeGeneres (six), I do have one: When you start doodling on the Internet instead of watching the show you are supposed to review, then either you, or the show, has a problem. I’m going with the latter. The Lake Jackson Hasselhoffs seem like very nice people, and we all know The Hoff is a good guy. But mix them all up together, and you get something that rivals drying paint for dramatic tension. BOTTOM LINE: Deadly.

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really graceful, calm, even modest,” says Esposito. “I decided to trust that I could do very, very little, and get my point NEW YORK — Walter White has lived across.” a hectic life since learning he has terminal He gets his point across all right, chilllung cancer, then deciding to apply his ingly, while keeping Gus unexceptional to skills as a high school chemistry teacher the naked eye. to cook and sell methamphetamine so “I wanted him to be someone who that, after he’s gone, his family will be pro- hides in plain sight,” says Esposito. vided for. Gus keeps his criminal activities under During the first three seasons of the wraps beneath his identity as a legitimate AMC drama Breaking Bad, Walt (played businessman. He owns several outlets of by series star Bryan Cranston) has grapa fast-food chain, Los Pollos Hermanos pled not only with cancer, but also with a (“the Chicken Brothers”), as well as an Mexican drug cartel, his tormented wife, industrial laundry processing center (a a brother-in-law who is a DEA agent, and perfect cover, literally, for his huge subhis unstable partner in crime, Jesse Pink- terranean meth-processing lab). man (co-star Aaron Paul), a past washout Walt and Gus have had their past diffrom Walter’s chemistry class who had ferences. Can Walt now forge an agreebecome a drug-abusing dealer. ment with Gus to get back to running the Bleak, suspenseful, shocking and, lab with Jesse? at times, bitterly funny, Breaking Bad Well, not before the unforgiving Gus has charted the transformation of Walt teaches them a lesson on the order of: from a middle-class Albuquerque, N.M., Even if it doesn’t make good business milquetoast to a dark virtuoso of the sense to kill you, I’ll make you wish you crystal-meth game. His cancer seems less were dead. of a threat these days, but he regularly The mysterious Gus is apparently from faces other perils. Meanwhile, thanks to South America. The 53-year-old Esposito the genius of this series, viewers root for was born in Copenhagen to a black opera Walt to escape each close call, despite his singer from the U.S. and a white Italian growing villainy. stage technician at a Naples opera house. Breaking Bad began its fourth season His mother returned to New York with last Sunday, and, further upping the ante, Esposito and his brother when he was future episodes will pit Walt, mano a still a child. There, understandably stagemano, against his most formidable oppo- struck, he landed an agent, auditioned for nent yet: big-time drug boss Gustavo a musical about an Irish woman protect“Gus” Fring. ing orphaned children of runaway slaves, Gus has been a presence since Season and made his Broadway debut as one of 2, when, played by Giancarlo Esposito, he those orphans in Maggie Flynn, starring emerged as an instantly fascinating char- Shirley Jones in the title role. acter — a man of professional mien, soft“I went into show business to help my spoken, even-tempered, precise. mother pay the bills, and to have some “I decided that I wanted to play him fun,” he explains. “And I absolutely fell in Associated Press

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love with it.” He worked as what he calls a songand-dance man throughout his youth in numerous musical shows. But then, in adulthood, he decided to develop what he saw as a different craft: acting. “I wanted to be able to create characters — complicated people who you couldn’t just take at face value, where there was always something else going on,” he says. His long list of credits includes dozens of TV guest star roles, as well as several series, notably Homicide: Life on the Street and a groundbreaking 1990s comedy, Bakersfield P.D. His numerous films include Do the Right Thing, Bob Roberts, The Usual Suspects, Ali and Malcolm X. In 2008, he directed his first film, Gospel Hill, in which he starred with Angela Bassett and Danny Glover. The story called for Walt to be dispatched by a go-between to a fast-food restaurant to meet a buyer for the methamphetamine he and Jesse had cooked in their motor-home lab. On arriving, Walt almost missed Gus, hidden in plain sight in his restaurant manager’s uniform. “Giancarlo is a warm, spiritually embracing kind of man,” Cranston says. “And then, when he turns on Gus Fring, he goes dead. Like there’s a screen that comes across his eyes, where you cannot go any further. He won’t let you in there! It makes it easier for someone working with him, because he’s so real and honest.” By which, Cranston means, Esposito in performance is honestly intimidating. “The whole season is like a chess match with him and me,” says Cranston. “This,” says Esposito, “is the acting I’ve always wanted to do.”


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www.bamaescapes.com Pop culture Q&A

The cancellations of ‘V’ and ‘The Event’ leave open endings

July 22-July 28, 2011 TV CROSSWORD TV CROSSWORD

By Rich Heldenfels

wrap-up, it’s a concept that began with miniseries in 1983 and 1984, became a Q: With the cancellaweekly series later in 1984tion of V and The Event, 85, and was revived in 2009 are we to imagine the end- as a weekly series. ing, or will they ever presThe series continued ent an ending to these two into 2010 and was brought shows? back for a second seaA: I would recommend son in 2011 before ABC you give your imagination dropped it. There’s been a workout. There has been enough ongoing interest talk about an Event minithat I could see at least a series to wrap up that NBC TV movie to continue the series’ story line, but the present run, although there most lively talk involved it is nothing definite at this Kathy Willens/Associated Press being picked up by NBC’s writing. That said, this overall corporate sibling, Syfy, and Hal Holbrook smiles as he poses for a photograph issue of unresolved serials that speculation was later following an interview in 2008. He starred as a POW comes up just about every shot down. in ‘When Hell Was in Session.’ TV season. Audiences are V, meanwhile, is one of ence after that show ended. Return of a Man Called those shows where I would drawn to some serialized Horse. I believe Richard shows. The Event, for exam- But if the audience is not never say never. Although Harris starred in both. I ple, aimed at the Lost audi- large enough to satisfy the ABC has no plans for a show’s network, then it may would like to know if TCM, be canceled before all the AMC or FMC will run these plot threads are tied up. films. Q: Long ago, there A: I do not know of telewas a movie with Hal casts of the 1970 film or its Holbrook. He was a POW 1976 sequel, both starring and put on TV to say he Richard Harris. (There is and other prisoners were also a third film, Triumphs being treated well. But on of a Man Called Horse, from this interview, someone in 1983.) However, A Man the military noticed him Called Horse and Return of Harris-McKay Realty blinking his eyes — and a Man Called Horse have 123 So. Quintard Avenue • Anniston, AL 36201 that it was Morse code been released on DVD, and www.harrismckay.com saying the prisoners were the original A Man Called Each Office Is Independently Owned being mistreated. No one Horse arrived on Blu-ray we talk with even remem- not long ago. Triumphs, from what I can tell, was IEDMONT EALTH ARE ENTER bers this movie. Are we dreaming? released on VHS but has A: No. You are rememnot made the move to DVD. bering a 1979 TV-movie Q: How long was The of Piedmont called When Hell Was in Virginian on the air? 30 Roundtree Drive • Piedmont, AL 36272 Session, based on a memI have been watching Phone: 256-447-8258 • Fax: 256-447-8230 oir by Jeremiah Denton, a reruns and find the stories Email: info@piedmonthc.com prisoner of war in Vietnam to be well written and very for more than seven years. entertaining. 91 Bed Skilled Nursing Facility Denton famously blinked A: Starring James Drury, Piedmont Health Care Center Offers Professional the word “torture” in Morse the series aired from 1962 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Service, including: code. Holbrook played to 1970 as The Virginian • I.V. Management • Pain Management • Diabetic Care Denton in the film. and then, with some chang• Wound Care • Restorative Program • Hospice Care • Therapeutic Dietetics Q: Quite a few years es, as The Men From Shiloh ago, I saw two excellent in 1970-71. By the way, it Other Specialty Services: Vision, Dental and Podiatry Services movies on TV: A Man was also the first 90-minute Emergency Call System in Each Room Called Horse and The Western. 180254 Akron Beacon Journal

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The identity of the featured celebrity is found within the answers in the puzzle. In order to take the TV Challenge, unscramble the letters noted with asterisks within the puzzle. 4. Louise, for one ACROSS 5. “__ Wednesday”; 1973 1. LaRue of “CSI: Miami” Liz Taylor movie 4. 1981 George C. Scott film 6. “__-wee’s Big 8. Shoot carefully Adventure”; 1985 film 11. Spielberg or 7. __ Ward Coppola: abbr. 8. “Let’s Make __ __” 12. “__ __ dead people”; 9. Suffix for class or boss Haley Joel Osment’s 10. __ Ryan line 15. “Scent __ __ __”; 13. Billy __ Williams 1992 Al Pacino movie 14. Actor on “The Big 16. “The __”; reality series Bang Theory” (2) that began in 2002 17. “Two __ __ Kind” 19. “My Two __” (1987-90) (1998-99) 20. Actor Katz 18. Battery size 22. Mendes and Longoria 19. Explorer of cartoons 23. “__ Houston” (1982-85) 21. Red’s Kadiddlehopper 29. “Once and __” 24. “I __ Legend”; 2007 (1999-2002) Will Smith movie 31. “Faust” or “Otello” 25. Setting for “The 33. Fast jets, for short Waltons”: abbr. 34. Con game 26. Phil or Drew: abbr. 35. Start of a TV dog’s name 27. “Pirates of the Caribbean: 36. “Better With __” __ World’s End”; 37. “__ Pray Love”; 2010 2007 film Julia Roberts movie 28. “The King and I” setting 38. “Who Do You Think 30. ’04-’10 adventure series You __?” 32. Helium or xenon 39. “3rd Rock From the ___” 34. Soak; saturate 40. Knight, for one 35. “American Idol” personality (2) 41. “__ Dalmatians”; 1996 Glenn Close movie 42. Scarlett’s estate 43. Actress Sara 44. “The Singing __”; 1966 Debbie Reynolds film 45. Part of a wineglass 46. “My Wife __ Kids” DOWN 1. Harris and O’Neill 2. “Friday the 13th Part __: The New Blood” (1988) 3. Knight’s coat

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BROADCAST CHANNELS So You Think You Can Dance “Top 8 Perform” Dancers try to impress the judges. (N) ’ (Live) Å FOX6 News at 9:00 PM FOX6 News at 9:30 PM FOX6 News at 10:00 PM TMZ (N) ’ Å & WBRC Inside Edition (N) Å PBS NewsHour (N) ’ Å NOVA “Lizard Kings” Dr. Eric Pianka tracks monitor NOVA “Arctic Dinosaurs” Expedition to collect new fos- American Experience “Dinosaur Wars” Professional ri- The Mysterious Human Heart “Endlessly Beating” _ WCIQ lizards. ’ Å (DVS) sil clues. ’ Å (DVS) valry between scientists. ’ Å (DVS) End-stage heart failure. ’ Å (DVS) Access Hollywood Å Minute to Win It “Go for Broke” A woman and man America’s Got Talent Four acts advance to the top 24. Love in the Wild The couples search for an artifact. (N) Alabama’s 13 News at The Tonight Show With ` WVTM compete. (N) ’ Å (N) ’ (Live) Å ’Å 10:00pm (N) Å Jay Leno (N) ’ Å America’s Next Top Model The winner is chosen. America’s Next Top Model “Erin Wasson” ’ Å The King of Queens ’ How I Met Your Mother The Andy Griffith Show The Andy Griffith Show 5 WTTO Two and a Half Men ’ Bonanza Cheers ’ Å Cheers ’ Å TV24 News at Nine Rick & Bubba Å 8 WJXS Dick Van Dyke Wheel of Fortune “Vaca- The Middle “Valentine’s Modern Family “Regrets Modern Family “Good Cop Happy Endings “You’ve Primetime Nightline: Celebrity Secrets “Hollywood ABC 33/40 News at 10PM Nightline (N) Å H WJSU tion of a Lifetime” Å Day II” ’ Å Only” ’ Å Bad Dog” ’ Å Got Male” ’ Å Moms” (N) (N) CBS 42 News at 6:30 (N) Big Brother The veto competition takes place. (N) ’ Criminal Minds “The Longest Night” The team closes CSI: Crime Scene Investigation “Targets of Obses- CBS 42 News at 10 (N) Late Show With David J WIAT Å in on a serial killer. ’ Å (DVS) sion” Nick is tipped off he is in danger. ’ Letterman (N) ’ Å Without a Trace Billionaire’s son disappears. Å Without a Trace Searching for a journalist. ’ Å Criminal Minds “Public Enemy” ’ Å Criminal Minds The team profiles a child abductor. L WPXH Without a Trace Å Burn Notice Michael hunts down a child-predator. Burn Notice Michael’s neighbor needs his help. ’ The Simpsons ’ Å The Simpsons ’ Å House of Payne House of Payne ¥ WABM Seinfeld ’ Å CABLE ENTERTAINMENT Local Programming Action News Nightbeat Local Programming ^ TV-2 Entertainment Tonight Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars Å Storage Wars (N) Å Storage Wars (N) Å Billy the Exterminator Billy the Exterminator A&E The First 48 Å ››› “A Few Good Men” ››› “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994, Drama) Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton. An innocent man goes to a Maine penitentiary for life in 1947. Å ››› “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994, Drama) AMC (1992) Tom Cruise. Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman. Å I Shouldn’t Be Alive “Christmas Horror” (N) ’ Hostage in Paradise ’ I Shouldn’t Be Alive “Christmas Horror” ’ ANPL Untamed and Uncut ’ I Shouldn’t Be Alive “Left for Dead on Everest” ’ Top Gear Volkswagen TV ad. Å My Big Breasts and Me Large chest. Å The Tudors Charles Brandon plants seeds of doubt. The Tudors Henry marries Anne in secret. ’ Å BBC Top Gear Å Beyoncé: Year of 4 Å The Mo’Nique Show (N) Å BET 106 & Park: Top 10 Live ›› “Not Easily Broken” (2009) Morris Chestnut, Taraji P. Henson. The aftermath of a car accident tests a couple’s marriage. Å Notorious Å Biography “Hulk Hogan” Wrestler Hulk Hogan. Biography Farm boy becomes Andre the Giant. Exposed: Pro Wrestling’s Greatest Secrets Å Finding Hulk Hogan Å BIO The Real Housewives of New Jersey Flipping Out Jeff Lewis Design’s motto. Å Rocco’s Dinner Party “Bangers ’N Cash” (N) Rocco’s Dinner Party “Bangers ’N Cash” BRAVO Rocco’s Dinner Party › “Broken Bridges” (2006, Drama) Toby Keith, Kelly Preston. A fallen country singer reunites with his true love. ’ Å Texas Women Focusing on their careers. ’ Å Country Fried Videos CMTV Mobile Home Disaster Chappelle’s Show Å Chappelle’s Show Å South Park Å South Park Å South Park Å Jon Benjamin Has a Van Daily Show/Jon Stewart The Colbert Report (N) COMEDY The Colbert Report Å Sons of Guns AK 47 and sniper rifle combination. Sons of Guns The “American Chopper” team gun. One Man Army “Will to Win” (N) ’ Å Sons of Guns The “American Chopper” team gun. DISC Sons of Guns ’ Å Phineas and Ferb Å Good Luck Charlie “Sun PrankStars Selena Gomez Wizards of Waverly Place A.N.T. Farm Fletcher tries So Random! Girrlz raps Good Luck Charlie “Sun Phineas and Ferb Å My Babysitter’s a VamDISN Show, Part 1” Å dons a disguise. Å to sweet-talk Chyna. about wearing braces. ’ Show, Part 1” Å pire Å E! News (N) Sex and the City Å Sex and the City Å E! Special “Nicki Minaj” Nicki Minaj. The E! True Hollywood Story “Snooki” (N) ’ Å Chelsea Lately (N) E! News E! ●Baseball Tonight (N) (Live) Å ●SportsCenter (N) (Live) Å ESPN ●MLB Baseball Teams TBA. (N Subject to Blackout) (Live) Å ●SportsCenter (N) Å ●Soccer MLS All-Stars vs. Manchester United. From Harrison, N.J. (N) (Live) 2011 ESPY’s Å ESPN2 ●SportsCenter (N) Å Melissa & Joey (N) State of Georgia (N) ›› “Jersey Girl” (2004) Ben Affleck. Premiere. A young woman changes the life of a single father. The 700 Club Debt; a homeless junkie. (N) Å FAM Melissa & Joey Heat Seekers “Chicago” Best Thing Ate Food Network Star Guest judge, Ina Garten. Restaurant: Impossible “La Stanza” Diners, Drive Diners, Drive FOOD Cupcake Wars World Poker Tour: Season 9 World Poker Tour: Season 9 MMAthletics North American Whitetail World Poker Tour: Season 9 FOXSS Table Tennis Two and a Half Men ’ ››› “Taken” (2008) Liam Neeson. A former spy uses his old skills to save his kidnapped daughter. Rescue Me Tommy puts an end to Kelly’s dull date. Rescue Me Tommy puts an end to Kelly’s dull date. FX ››› “Only the Lonely” (1991, Romance-Comedy) John Candy, Maureen O’Hara, Ally Sheedy. Å FXM ›› Sister, Sister (1982) ››› “Soul Food” (1997) Vanessa L. Williams. Sisters deal with family and romantic crises. Å Lingo Å Lingo Å The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game Family Feud Å Family Feud ’ Å Lingo Å Drew Carey GSN Baggage Å Little House on the Prairie Little House on the Prairie “The Return of Nellie” Mrs. Frasier Niles wins a huge Frasier Roz need a narra- Frasier Prep school needs Frasier Frasier resigns Frasier Daphne returns Frasier Frasier seeks adHALL Custody of deaf boy. Dalton angers Nancy. Å cash-prize. ’ Å tor for a documentary. money. ’ Å from the wine club. Å from a spa. ’ Å vice from his mentor. ’ ››› “The Kids Are All Right” (2010, Comedy-Drama) Julianne Moore, Annette Bening. ’ ‘R’ Å True Blood Sookie nurtures Eric. ’ Å Real Time With Bill Maher ’ Å HBO Charlie’s Angels Property Virgins Å Income Property Å Income Property Å Property Brothers A suburban family home. Å Hunters Int’l House Hunters Å Property Virgins Å H&G House Hunters Å Modern Marvels “Cheese” Swamp People “Swamp Showdown” The final day of Meat America Origins of hot dogs; longhorn beef. (N) Å Modern Marvels “The Turkey” The turkey is the centerHIST Cheese. Å gator season. Å piece of Thanksgiving dinners. Å Pawn Stars “Big Guns” Pawn Stars Å Roseanne’s Nuts (N) Roseanne’s Nuts (N) Dance Moms Kelly’s daughter wants to drop out. How I Met Your Mother How I Met Your Mother LIFE Pawn Stars Å ››› “Beverly Hills Cop” (1984) Eddie Murphy. A Detroit cop goes west to avenge his friend’s death. ››› “The American” (2010) George Clooney. A hit man hides out in Italy. Voyeur’s Web (2011) ’ MAX War Games Greatest Tank Battles ’ Å Inside the Kill Box: Fighting the Gulf War President Bush, Gen. Schwarzkopf and other key players. ’ Greatest Tank Battles ’ Å MILIT Weaponology ’ Å MTV Special ’ The Challenge: Rivals “Ill Communication” ’ The Challenge: Rivals “Blow Up” (N) ’ The Challenge The Challenge: Rivals ’ MTV Awkward. ’ Breakout A prisoner escapes in a delivery truck. Locked Up Abroad “Drug Dealer Revenge” Locked Up Abroad “Teenage Drug Smuggler” (N) Breakout A prisoner escapes in a delivery truck. NGEO Alaska State Troopers George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å Married... With Children Married... With Children NICK SpongeBob SquarePants Family BrainSurge (N) ’ My Wife and Kids Å Wonders of the Solar System “Dead or Alive” ’ Wonders of the Universe With Brian Cox ’ Å Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman (N) Wonders of the Solar System “Dead or Alive” ’ SCIENCE The Planets ’ Å The Green Room Penn & Teller: Bulls...! Penn & Teller: Bulls...! Weeds (iTV) ’ Å The Franchise: Giants Penn & Teller: Bulls...! The Franchise: Giants The Green Room SHOW ›› Remember Me Å All My Children ’ Å One Life to Live ’ Å General Hospital ’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless Pinks Pinks Pinks The Car Show Everything in the automotive world. Pinks Pinks SPEED ●NASCAR Race Hub (N) Pinks Deadliest Warrior ’ Deadliest Warrior ’ Å Deadliest Warrior (N) ’ Å Deadliest Warrior ’ Å SPIKE Deadliest Warrior ’ ●Braves Live! Postgame ●Under the Lights MLB Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. SPSO ●MLB Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. From Turner Field in Atlanta. (N) (Live) Ghost Hunters The crew helps the Voas family. ’ Ghost Hunters International (N) ’ Å Legend Quest “Holy Lance/Incan Golden Sun Disc” Ghost Hunters International ’ Å SYFY Ghost Hunters ’ Å Behind the Scenes Å Dr. David Jeremiah Å Joseph Prince: Destined Manna From Heaven Praise the Lord Å TBN Billy Graham Crusade Meet the Browns House of Payne House of Payne House of Payne House of Payne Conan (N) TBS Seinfeld “The Big Salad” Meet the Browns ››› “Picnic” (1955) ››› “Sitting Pretty” (1948, Comedy) Robert Young, Clifton Webb, Maureen ›› “Kathleen” (1941, Drama) Shirley Temple, Herbert Marshall, Laraine Day. A ››› “The Nanny” (1965) Bette Davis. A boy’s claims TCM William Holden. Å O’Hara. Premiere. Mr. Belvedere baby-sits a trio of bratty children. girl tries to play matchmaker for her widowed father. about his murderous caretaker are ignored. Toddlers & Tiaras ’ Å Toddlers & Tiaras “Miss Sugarplum Fairy” (N) ’ Toddlers & Tiaras ’ Å TLC My Strange Addiction ’ Hoarding: Buried Alive A life threatening situation. The Mentalist Murders at The Mentalist “Russet Potatoes” A criminal masterFranklin & Bash “Bachelor Party” Janine’s fiancé Bones “The Boy With the Answer” Getting the Franklin & Bash “Bachelor Party” Janine’s fiancé TNT company retreat. Å mind hypnotizes people. ’ Å seeks legal counsel. (N) Å Gravedigger convicted. ’ Å seeks legal counsel. Å What Would Happen? Destroy Build Destroy King of the Hill ’ Å King of the Hill ’ Å American Dad ’ Å American Dad ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å TOON Hole in the Wall (N) ’ All in the Family All in the Family Everybody-Raymond Everybody-Raymond Hot in Cleveland (N) Happily Divorced (N) Happily Divorced Hot in Cleveland TVLND All in the Family NCIS Joke-loving Marine is found dead. ’ Å Royal Pains Evan tries to curry favor. (N) Å Necessary Roughness “Poker Face” (N) Å Burn Notice A CIA murder investigation. Å USA NCIS ’ Å Famous Food (N) ’ Basketball Wives Tami’s feud with Meeka. ’ Behind the Music “Mary J. Blige” ’ Å Behind the Music “Missy Elliott” Missy Elliott. Å VH1 Famous Food ’ CABLE NEWS Mob Money: Murders and Acquisitions (N) Mob Money: Murders and Acquisitions Mad Money CNBC The Kudlow Report (N) CNBC Reports In the Arena (N) Piers Morgan Tonight (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Å CNN John King, USA (N) Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN House of Rep. Tonight From Washington Capital News Today CSPAN2 U.S. Senate Coverage The O’Reilly Factor (N) Å Hannity (N) On the Record With Greta Van Susteren (N) Å The O’Reilly Factor Å FNC FOX Report The Rachel Maddow Show (N) The Ed Show (N) The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell MSNBC Hardball Chris Matthews The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell (N)


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Glee Finn and Sam control their urges. ’ Å The This Old House Hour Exterior low-voltage lighting; carpets. ’ Å The Office The office has 30 Rock Jenna tries to a garage sale. ’ Å prove that love exists. ’ Plain Jane Helping a college student gain courage. Cheers ’ Å Cheers ’ Å Expedition Impossible “Leap of Faith” (N) ’ Å

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FOX6 News at 10:00 PM TMZ (N) ’ Å We Have Signal! “Gull” Å We Have Signal! “Puro Instinct” Å Alabama’s 13 News at The Tonight Show With 10:00pm (N) Å Jay Leno (N) ’ Å The Andy Griffith Show The Andy Griffith Show Rick & Bubba Å ABC 33/40 News at 10PM Nightline (N) Å (N) CBS 42 News at 10 (N) Late Show With David Letterman (N) ’ Å Criminal Minds The team must profile a serial killer. House of Payne House of Payne

Access Hollywood (N) Å Community Jeff worries Parks and Recreation about loner Fat Neil. ’ “Soulmates” ’ Å The Vampire Diaries “The Sacrifice” ’ Å 5 WTTO Two and a Half Men ’ ●Pro Wrestling Time Machine 8 WJXS Lone Ranger Wheel of Fortune “Vaca- Wipeout “Boss and Employee” Bosses compete with H WJSU tion of a Lifetime” Å their employees. (N) ’ Å CBS 42 News at 6:30 (N) The Big Bang Theory Rules of Engagement Big Brother Eviction; head of household competition. J WIAT “The Toast Derivation” “Rug-of-War” ’ Å (N) ’ (Live) Å Criminal Minds A truck driver kidnaps women. Å Criminal Minds “The Fight” ’ Å L WPXH Without a Trace Å Without a Trace Basketball star disappears. Å Without a Trace Missing air-traffic controller. Å ¥ WABM Seinfeld “The Jacket” CABLE ENTERTAINMENT Local Programming Action News Nightbeat Local Programming ^ TV-2 Entertainment Tonight The First 48 A man is killed while being robbed. The First 48 Shooting victim’s 911 calls hold clues. The First 48 A man is gunned down in a park. Å The First 48 A young mother may be a murderer. A&E The First 48 Å ›› “Broken Arrow” ››› “The Matrix” (1999, Science Fiction) Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss. A computer hacker learns his world is a computer simulation. Å ››› “The Matrix” (1999, Science Fiction) Keanu AMC (1996) John Travolta. Reeves, Laurence Fishburne. Å Operation Wild ’ Å Operation Wild ’ Å Black Tide: Voices From the Gulf (N) ’ Operation Wild ’ Å Operation Wild ’ Å ANPL Operation Wild ’ Å Top Gear The guys drive through Romania. Å ›› “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” (1991, Adventure) Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman. The legendary outlaw rallies villagers against tyranny. Å BBC Top Gear Å The Mo’Nique Show (N) Å BET 106 & Park: Top 10 Live ››› “Baby Boy” (2001, Drama) Tyrese Gibson, Omar Gooding, A.J. Johnson. A man juggles womanizing with fighting his mother’s boyfriend. Å Notorious “Kidnapped” Biography The profile of Tawny Kitaen. Å Biography “Brad Pitt” Actor Brad Pitt. Å Biography Celebrities who are hot, and over 40. (N) Biography Celebrities who are hot, and over 40. BIO The Real Housewives of New York City Å The Real Housewives of New York City Å The Real Housewives of New York City (N) Å What Happens Housewives/NYC BRAVO Housewives/NYC Sweet Home Alabama ’ Å Sweet Home Alabama Devin is looking for love. (N) Texas Women Four women in pursuit of love. (N) Sweet Home Alabama Devin is looking for love. ’ CMTV Sweet Home Alabama South Park Å South Park Å Futurama ’ Å Futurama ’ Å Futurama (N) ’ Å Ugly Americans (N) Å Daily Show/Jon Stewart The Colbert Report (N) COMEDY The Colbert Report Å Deadliest Catch ’ Å Deadliest Catch “Behind the Scenes: Season 7” ’ Who Survives? (N) ’ Å Deadliest Catch “Behind the Scenes: Season 7” ’ DISC Deadliest Catch ’ Å Phineas and Ferb Å Good Luck Charlie Amy Shake it Up! Rocky signs ›› “16 Wishes” (2010, Comedy) Debby Ryan, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Anna Mae Good Luck Charlie Amy Phineas and Ferb Å My Babysitter’s a VamDISN deems the family unfit. up to a dance marathon. Routledge. The wishes of a teen magically come true on her birthday. ‘G’ Å deems the family unfit. pire “Re-Vamped” Å E! News (N) Sex and the City Å Sex and the City Å Kardashian Kardashian Ice Loves Coco Ice Loves Coco Chelsea Lately (N) E! News E! ●SportsCenter (N) (Live) Å ESPN ●X Games From Los Angeles. (N) (Live) Å ●Soccer Juventus vs. Club Deportivo Chivas USA. From Raleigh, N.C. (N) (Live) ●Baseball Tonight (N) (Live) Å ●NFL Yearbook ●NFL Yearbook ESPN2 ●NFL Live (N) Å ›› “Evan Almighty” (2007) Steve Carell. God commands a newly elected congressman to build an ark. The 700 Club Chefs Jamie and Bobby Deen. (N) FAM ›› “Bruce Almighty” (2003, Comedy) Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman. 24 Hour Restaurant Battle Twins Sylvia and Sandra. Chopped “Ladies First!” Extreme Chef “Mexican Showdown” (N) Iron Chef America “Flay vs. Christensen” FOOD 24 Hour Rest. Battle ●Baseball’s Golden Age ●Bowhunter TV ●Baseball’s Golden Age Barfly FOXSS ●MLB Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. From Turner Field in Atlanta. (N Subject to Blackout) (Live) ››› Taken (2008) Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Two and a Half Men ’ Wilfred “Conscience” (N) Louie “Subway/Pamela” Wilfred “Conscience” Louie “Subway/Pamela” FX ›› “Trapped in Paradise” (1994) Nicolas Cage. Bank robbers foiled by niceness in Paradise, Pa. Å FXM ››› Bedazzled (1967) ›› “11 Harrowhouse” (1974) Charles Grodin. A businessman and a socialite perpetrate a jewel heist. Lingo Å Lingo Å The Newlywed Game The Newlywed Game Family Feud Å Family Feud ’ Å Lingo Å Drew Carey GSN Baggage Å Little House on the Little House on the Prairie “Alden’s Dilemma” New Frasier Frasier escorts Frasier Frasier tries to woo Frasier Frasier comforts Frasier The Cranes head Frasier Frasier’s past love Frasier Frasier’s past love HALL Prairie “Love” Å minister believed to be a fraud. Å Lana to a party. Å Lana’s friend. Å an abandoned man. Å to the Caribbean. Å interests return. interests return. Tribute to Entourage The Curious Case of Curt Flood ’ Å Curb Your Enthusiasm Entourage ’ Å Real Sex Peep shows; explicit art auction. ’ Å HBO Independence Day Å My First Place Å Selling New York Å Selling New York (N) Home by Novogratz House Hunters (N) Å Hunters Int’l House Hunters Å Hunters Int’l H&G House Hunters Å Ancient Aliens “Alien Dev- Ancient Aliens “The Mission” Possible alien missions on Earth. Å Ancient Aliens “Aliens and the Old West” (Season UFO Files “UFOs and the White House” Documents HIST astations” Å Premiere) Texas cemetery; Utah petroglyphs. (N) from the White House. Å To Be Announced Project Runway “Come as You Are” (Season Premiere) (N) Å Dance Moms Kelly’s daughter wants to drop out. How I Met Your Mother LIFE Project Runway Å ›› “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997, Adventure) Jeff Goldblum. Premiere. ’ ‘PG-13’ Å MAX ›› “Sex and the City 2” (2010) Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall. Carrie Bradshaw and the gals visit Abu Dhabi. ’ ‘R’ Å Ultimate Weapons Tanks and artillery. ’ Å Wings Over the Gulf ’ Å Top Tens “Armor” Top Ten ranks materials. Å MILIT Futureweapons “Stealth” Top Tens “Armor” Top Ten ranks materials. Å Teen Mom Amber learns she is being investigated. Teen Mom ’ Å Jersey Shore: From the First Fist Pump (N) ’ Jersey Shore: From the First Fist Pump ’ MTV Disaster Date ’ Explorer One of humanity’s oldest vampire myths. Hubble’s Amazing Universe The Indestructibles The Indestructibles Explorer One of humanity’s oldest vampire myths. NGEO Alaska State Troopers George Lopez ’ Å George Lopez ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å That ’70s Show ’ Å NICK SpongeBob SquarePants Family BrainSurge (N) ’ My Wife and Kids Å Oddities “Piece of Mind” Oddities ’ Å Oddities ’ Å Oddities ’ Å Oddities ’ Å Oddities “The Horaffe” Oddities “Piece of Mind” Oddities ’ Å SCIENCE Oddities ’ Å The Big C (iTV) ’ Å Web Therapy (iTV) Å The Big C (iTV) ’ Å Weeds (iTV) ’ Å The Franchise: Giants The Green Room The Franchise: Giants SHOW ›› “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” (2010) ‘PG-13’ All My Children ’ Å One Life to Live ’ Å General Hospital ’ Å Days of our Lives ’ Å SOAP Young & Restless American Trucker (N) American Trucker ARCA RE/MAX Series Racing Indianapolis. SPEED ●NASCAR Race Hub (N) ●ARCA RE/MAX Series Racing Indianapolis. From Lucas Oil Raceway Park at Indianapolis. ●iMPACT Wrestling (N) ’ Å Jail (N) ’ Å Jail (N) ’ Å Deadliest Warrior ’ Å SPIKE Jail ’ Å ●Under the Lights ●In My Own Words ●ACC All-Access ●Spotlight WNBA Basketball: Sparks at Dream SPSO WNBA Basketball Los Angeles Sparks at Atlanta Dream. (N) (Live) Legend Quest The search for the Talking Cross. SYFY ›› The Bone Collector ››› “Troy” (2004, Adventure) Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom. Achilles leads Greek forces in the Trojan War. Å Behind the Scenes Å Joel Osteen Å Joseph Prince: Destined Brian Houston Praise the Lord Å TBN The Potter’s Touch ›› “Bedtime Stories” (2008, Comedy) Adam Sandler. A handyman’s tall tales begin to come true. Å Family Guy ’ Å Family Guy ’ Å Conan (N) TBS Seinfeld “The Couch” ›› “When’s Your Birth- ››› “Princess Tam-Tam” (1935, Musical Comedy) Josephine Baker, Albert Pre- ››› “The Band’s Visit” (2007, Comedy-Drama) Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz. ››› “Rana’s Wedding” (2002, Drama) Clara Khoury, TCM day?” (1937) jean. A novelist passes off an African woman as Indian royalty. Premiere. Egyptian musicians are stranded in a remote Israeli town. Khalifa Natour, Ismael Dabbag. Premiere. 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Sunny King Toyota’s

Used Car savings Spectacular 2011 Scion XB 15k miles

18,995

$

2011 Toyota Camry SE

17 inch alloys, SpoilerRed, 33k miles, stk#TK2870

21,995

$

2006 Mini Cooper

Auto, Alloys, Hard Top, Sun Roof, 22K miles stk#C11443A

$

2010 Toyota Camry SE Leather, 47k miles

stk#TK2857

15,995

stk#TK2854

20,495

$

2010 Toyota Corolla Green, 40k miles

CAN’T MISS PICK!!

2007 Toyota Tundra DBL Cab

Step Rails, Allopys, Fender Flares, 5.7 V8, 53k miles

20,995

2010 Toyota Camry

48K miles, 100K mile Warranty

16,995

2001 Ford Mustang

6 Cyl, Auto, Alloys, 71K miles stk#11382A

7,990

stk#TK2853

18,995

$

2010 Toyota Corolla S Spoiler44k miles

Limited, Pre Runner, V6,

17,995

2006 Toyota Highlander

Leather, Roof, 4x4, Limited, 70K miles stk#C11218C

19,995

stk#TK2882

13,995

$

2010 Toyota Matrix

100K mile Warranty, 50k miles

stk#TK2855

17,995

$

2010 Toyota Corolla 48K miles, Alloys

stk#TK2863

$

$

2002 Toyota Tacoma DBL Cab

stk#TK2879

$

stk#TK2860

$

$

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stk#TK2869

15,995

$

2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Roof Rack, Alloys, 100K Warranty, 65k miles stk#C11340A

22,995

$

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