"The Real Housewives of New York City"

"The Real Housewives of New York City"

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'Real Housewives of New York City': Should Kristen just get over it?

Ramona is cornered, but do you buy her apology?

There are many things I like about Kristen, really there are, but she has to stop giving us That Face. You know the one I'm talking about. Her eyes bug out and her mouth drops open as if she's magically been turned into a large mouth bass or a baby hippopotamus. She simply can't BELIEVE things! She lives in a nearly constant state of shock. No wonder Ramona whipped a glass at her. 

In the Berkshires, there is yoga and farting. That is all we're going to say about that. 

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"Dancing with the Stars"

"Dancing with the Stars"

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'Dancing with the Stars': Who takes home the mirror ball?

The real shocker might be who possibly won't be back next season

It's three -- yes, three -- female celebrities in the season 18 finale of "Dancing with the Stars," and it's going to be a squeaker, I think. It's also going to be long. Really, really long. Though the final three couples will be dancing, the part of the show that actually has anything to do with naming a winner is under 40 minutes. The rest of the two hours (not including the 8:00 p.m. clip job to take us "down the road" toward the finale)? Some singing, some dancing, some swearing and some technical difficulties. But at the end of it all? One happy couple (possibly more; I mean, it's supposed to be fun) and a mirror ball trophy that probably retails for about five bucks. But still!

There were some high points on the show. James and Peta were chosen by fans to perform their freestyle, which was just as spectacular the second time around. If James had been able to do more hip hop dancing and even contemporary dancing during the season, I think he might have had a shot at the finale. 

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"The Bachelorette"

"The Bachelorette"

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'The Bachelorette': Andi has a chance to meet 25 suitors - and a stalker

Some of the bachelors have cute greetings, others not so much

"The Bachelorette" is back, and I'm partly thrilled that Andi will be our gal in the trenches. During her season of "The Bachelor" she was always the one who seemed far too smart to have a real interest in Juan Pablo (and was clearly talking herself into it). Really, I would argue that Andi is too smart to be on this franchise at all, but I guess even lawyers like to mix it up sometimes. 

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"Dancing with the Stars"

"Dancing with the Stars"

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'Dancing with the Stars': It's time for the finals!

One couple goes home tonight, but who will fight for the mirror ball?

While some people consider it incredibly sad to be cut so close to taking home the mirror ball, but I'd argue that this isn't so bad. Given that you get paid for each week you make it, the person who comes in fourth has made a decent amount of money, gotten in a lot of dancing classes, and really, it's so much better than going home early, isn't it? Don't cry for whoever gets the boot tonight. Oh, unless it's Meryl, because Maks has never won a mirror ball and it's time. Now that Meryl has tamed him sufficiently, he deserves a reward, don't you think?

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"Chrome Underground"

"Chrome Underground"

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Exclusive clip: A big risk goes south on 'Chrome Underground'

A hunt for the holy grail of cars in Mexico gets messy

You would think buying classic cars would be a pretty straight forward, perhaps boring endeavor. Maybe it is in the United States, but in the new series "Chrome Underground" (premiering Fri. May 23 at 10:00 p.m. on Discovery), two buyers from Austin, Texas prove otherwise. In this clip, watch Antonio and Yusuf go to the roughest part of Mexico City in search of the holy grail of classic cars -- a 1937 Type 57 Bugatti. It's worth millions. Maybe that would have been a good reason for these guys to be suspicious. But you've got to take big risks to win big, right?

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Halle Berry and Steven Spielberg

Halle Berry and Steven Spielberg

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'Extant': Halle Berry, Goran Visnjic talk aliens, robots

The stars discuss whether or not robot kids can swim and more

"Extant" has big guns behind it -- Steven Spielberg is an executive producer -- and CBS is already enthusiastically flogging the show in ads despite a distant July 9 premiere date. Today stars Halle Berry and Goran Visnjic joined executive producers Mickey Fisher and Greg Walker on a panel for journalists to discuss the scifi thriller about a female astronaut who is somehow impregnated on a solo space mission despite 13 months of isolation -- or so we think. As befitting a seriously weird show concept, the foursome discussed alien immaculate conception, whether or not robots can swim, and zero G force puking. 

After the extended trailer for the show was shown, Walker briefly discussed the concept, which also includes the robot, or humanic, child John (Visnjic) has created. "She has to react to this extraordinary circumstance that she has a visitor... Her husband John is a humanic creator. So, she has basically two children to deal with [when she returns to earth], the one inside her and the humanic child." 

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"Silicon Valley"

"Silicon Valley"

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'Silicon Valley' recap: Pied Piper has a disruption at TechCrunch Disrupt

The company's big unveiling is thrown way off course

This week on "Silicon Valley" Richard and his motley Pied Piper clan edged closer to the inevitable face-off with Gavin Belson and his rip-off product Nucleus. While some of the humor was pointed, much was the usual sitcom stuff -- jealous husbands, a running out of toiler paper mishap, misinterpreted information, taking shots at the resident punching bag -- though the end result was a mostly palatable mishmash, depending on how you feel about one straight guy teasing another about being "gay" for his code. 

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"Orphan Black"

"Orphan Black"

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'Orphan Black' recap: Rachel tightens the noose and widens her net

The head clone isn't limiting her sights to Sarah

I know a lot of people do not have a fondness for Helena. I understand that completely, as she seemed more feral cat than human when we first met her. But when she "died" last season, I had to admit I missed her collection of murderous quirks and her devotion to Sarah (if not her birth mother). Now that she's back, she has become a loaded gun Sarah can turn on any of her enemies -- an asset not easily dismissed. 

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"Long Island Medium"

"Long Island Medium"

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Exclusive clip: The 'Long Island Medium' gives a surprise Big Easy reading

The feisty psychic heads to New Orleans in the season finale

It must be a little unsettling to have some random stranger walk up to you and start talking about the ghosts floating around your head, but when that random stranger is Theresa Caputo, it's all good. The season finale of "Long Island Medium" is coming up (Sun. May 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET on TLC), and in it Caputo takes her show on the road, prowling around New Orleans to assault people with news of the dead. Really, she's like a semi-ghoulish fairy godmother, isn't she? In this exclusive clip, she tags some woman on the street to tell her about her father who died from lung cancer. It's better than Mardi Gras!

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"Grey's Anatomy"

"Grey's Anatomy" 

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'Grey's Anatomy' season finale recap: Cristina says goodbye

Shonda Rhimes gives Sandra Oh a fitting send-off

Given that Cristina Yang has been the steely, no-nonsense Type-A balance to Meredith Grey's sappy navel-gazing on "Grey's Anatomy," it seemed only fitting that her last episode on the show would strip away all the maudlin hugging and weepiness (well, not all, but most) in favor of a big explosion. A hospital flooded with critical patients is a good day for Yang (Sandra Oh). 

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