What do the networks program on a holiday week? Think Christian orgies, Caroline Kennedy and a Law & Order marathon. Our weekly roundup of what's worth watching.
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Year-end retrospectives and Christmas nostalgia dominate the airwaves this week. Plus: Tom Cruise continues his image-restoration tour, and David Hare airs an original.
Charles Manson speaks, Marisa Tomei makes a comeback, and Tom Cruise returns to the Today show three years after his live Lauer smackdown.
Anderson Cooper swims with sharks and other highlights.
This week: Barbara Walters reveals her most fascinating person of the year, William Shatner gets a talk show and Daniel Radcliffe talks about on-stage erections.
There's more to watch than football and floats this week. Here's a quick and dirty rundown of the week's must-sees.
TRL goes dark, Arianna Huffington (maybe) subs for Maddow, and Diane Sawyer interviews Ashley Dupre, the prostitute at the center of the Spitzer scandal.
A quick and dirty rundown of what to watch: Mike Huckabee’s new show, Grey’s latest lesbian plot, and Gwyneth Paltrow’s PBS travel show.
A quick and dirty guide to the best election night coverage
This week: Whale Wars, Whoopi Goldberg, and the final days of election coverage (barring Supreme Court intervention).