"So You Think You Can Dance"

 "So You Think You Can Dance"

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'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Paula Abdul is in, a dancer is injured

A Sonya Tayeh routine is too much for one dancer

Hey, America! If you were furious with "So You Think You Can Dance" for stuffing the eliminations into the top of the show, rejoice! As Cat Deeley informs us, the producers have heard your complaints and changed the show accordingly. As of this week, we're back to the old format -- the bottom six are announced at the top of the show, but the cuts aren't made until the end. So, let's move on. Great opening number from Sonya Tayeh and Christopher Scott!

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"Airplane Repo"

 "Airplane Repo"

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Watch: Swiping a plane gets dangerous on 'Airplane Repo'

Getting possession isn't always the hardest part

Being a repo professional is stressful, but being an airplane repo professional has to be far worse. Once a plane has been taken into possession, getting it back on the ground in one piece is by no means a given. Add to that the usual problems faced by repo pros (gun-toting owners and cops) and this is not a job for the weak. Watch these two clips from "Airplane Repo" (debuting Thurs. July 11 at 10:00 p.m.). In the first, one unlucky repo guy discovers the plane he's just climbed into is possibly more trouble than it's worth. In the second, repo pros talk about the troubles they've faced -- and arrests are by no means the worst.

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"The Real Housewives of Orange County"

 "The Real Housewives of Orange County"

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'Real Housewives of Orange County': Did Tamra betray Gretchen?

Lauri spreads a rumor about Vicki's sex life and everyone joins the fight

It isn't often that I watch "The Real Housewives of Orange County" and think, hmm, that's a conundrum. Most of the time, it's pretty clear what the right decision would be for these women as they just do the exact opposite. Heard an ugly rumor? Blast it from the rooftops! Wish you hadn't invited someone to your party? Uninvite them or embarrass them publicly! Having an argument? Throw wine at the other person! Your kid doesn't want you to date the jerk you've been seeing? Do it anyway and whine about how much you sacrifice! Part of the fun, when and if there is fun, is watching these women run higgleldy-piggledy into the car wreck.

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"Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls"

 "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls"

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'Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls' doesn't know what it wants to be

More camping than "Survivor," this show is a muddy mess

How can I describe "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls"? Imagine "The Amazing Race" without the travel (with the exception of the ten teams of two landing on a rugged piece of New Zealand wilderness). Then, a twist: teams compete against one another sometimes and work together as a group other times. Add in inspirational backstories for the teammates, a "Survivor"-esque elimination, "Bizarre Foods"-worthy snacks (fish eyeballs, anyone?) and pee drinking. Yes, pee drinking.

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"The Bachelorette"

 "The Bachelorette"

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'The Bachelorette': The final 5 confess their feelings

It's a magical week on Madeira Island until one bachelor is sent home

Hometowns are next week! You know why I know that? Because this is repeated by someone every two minutes throughout this episode of "The Bachelorette." Still, I can understand why everyone is beating this particular drum. The hometowns are considered pivotal in this franchise, and for good reason. Getting the family stamp of approval is not only key, but not getting it is pretty much what sent Des packing in Sean's "Bachelor" season. No one can forget her asshat brother Nate picking a fight with Sean, and as we learn in the promo for next week, no one has been able to successfully lock him away in a kennel until this season is over. I'm not sure if getting cut this week is a more merciful plight than facing Nate, but never mind. The bachelors and Des are on the beautiful Portuguese Madeira Island, and all is well for at least a moment. 

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"Inside: Secret America"

 "Inside: Secret America"

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Exclusive clip: A bath salts dealer shares with 'Inside: Secret America'

He tells NatGeo why his trade is like 'finding gold'

Ever wonder what the big deal is about bath salts? Watch an exclusive clip from this week's episode of NatGeo's "Inside: Secret America" (Wed. July 10 at 10:00 p.m.) to get a glimpse of why this dangerous trend is trending with dealers. 

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Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul 

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Paula Abdul to guest judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

She'll join FOX Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews at the judges' table
The judges' table on "So You Think You Can Dance" is going to get a little crowded tomorrow night. Former "American Idol" judge and choreographer  Paula Abdul will join Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and FOX Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews as a guest judge on the show (Tues., July 9, 8:00 p.m.) Abdul will lend her expertise to critique and praise the dancers, and possibly do her famous slow clap. 
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"The Real Housewives of New Jersey"

 "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" 

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'Real Housewives of New Jersey': Do you think Melissa cheated?

Jan and Kim D. spread a nasty rumor about Melissa

In theory, all should be calm among the New Jersey housewives. Teresa has pitched almost everyone on the idea of going on some sort of healing retreat so she and her brother Joe can stop throwing things at one another, so now is the time for Bikram yoga and soothing herbal teas and meditation, right? Stop laughing! Come on, I can't hear myself think over all that cackling. 

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"True Blood"

 "True Blood"

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'True Blood': Has Warlow been found 'At Last'?

Sookie makes a discovery, Bill doesn't, and Sam is on the run

While this week's episode of "True Blood" wasn't quite as gripping as last week's, the good news is that storylines were moved forward, Jason determined he wasn't gay (like that was ever a question for anyone but him), and crucial details were revealed. More importantly, though this episode was definitely about laying down groundwork for the future instead of big blow-ups, I think (or at least hope) that what we know thus far indicates some mighty challenges and emotional turmoil ahead if the odds are ever in our favor (or the writers don't dodge some potentially tricky material). Spoilers ahead, so stop reading right about... now if you haven't seen it. 

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"Naked & Afraid"

 "Naked & Afraid"

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'Naked & Afraid': The wildest new reality show you need to watch

No clothes, no food, no water, no shoes - and no escape

When I heard the premise of "Naked & Afraid" (Sun. at 10:00 p.m. on Discovery), I thought it was just an extreme take on "Survivor." Each week, two people (a man and a woman) are shipped off to an exotic locale. Once there, they strip down, meet one another for the first time, and try to survive without food, water, tools, fire or anything useful (with the exception of one personal item each) for 21 days. Sort of like Adam and Eve if there were no apples, the snakes were poisonous and the Garden of Eden was filled with thorns and hungry hyenas. 

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