Week in Sloth
The Week in Sloth
“The Deep End” (KOAT-7 7 p.m.) Prime time isn’t as thick with lawyers as it used to be. But this new series about hotshot young lawyers from creator/
“Burn Notice” (USA 8 p.m.) The hit crime/action series returns for a new season. Hey, anything that keeps Bruce Campbell employed is a good thing in my book.
“Hope for Haiti” (KASA-
“Caprica” (Syfy 7 p.m.) In case you missed it on DVD, Syfy airs the pilot film for this intriguing, retro-styled “Battlestar Galactica” prequel.
“Dollhouse” (KASA-2 8 p.m.) Joss Whedon’s redheaded stepchild of a sci-fi series finally gets yanked off the air with tonight’s series finale.
“Batman: The Brave and the Bold” (Cartoon Network 8:30 p.m.) In tonight’s episode—titled “Sidekicks Assemble!”—Robin, Speedy and Aqualad get to headline their own adventure. Good for you, kids.
“Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (Starz 8 p.m.) Lucy Lawless is among the cast of this new action drama about the rebellious Roman slave made famous by Kirk Douglas. Think of it as “Xena: Warrior Princess”—but with a bit more historical accuracy and a lot more full-frontal nudity.
“16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards” (TNT 6 p.m.) In some ways, this is a more prestigious award to the nominated actors than the Oscars. After all, it comes straight from their peers in the acting community. ... So remember, Hollywood: If you don’t win a SAG Award, your peers hate you.
“The Tiniest Girl in the World” (TLC 7 p.m.) So, does she have a dozen kids? Operate a candy store? Rescue pit bulls? Nothing? She’s 2 years old? C’mon, honey, you gotta do more than just lie there to make it in today’s reality show market.
“Inbetweeners” (BBC America 7 p.m.) Four young schoolboys caught between geekiness and popularity are the focus of this new BBC sitcom.
“La La Land” (Showtime 9 p.m.) UK comic Marc Wootton does the Jamie Kennedy / Sacha Baron Cohen thing, dressing up as different characters and pranking dumb Americans.
“Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible” (Science 8 p.m.) Tonight’s topic: “How to Become a Superhero.” Now this is my idea of educational television! Did I mention it’s followed by an episode on “How to Build a Light Saber”? I’m taking notes!
“Big Chef Takes on Little Chef” (Planet Green 6 p.m.) You see Tiniest Girl in the World, this is how you exploit little people—have a big, fat chef battle a little person in an apron with ... Wait. “Little Chef” is the name of a restaurant chain in Britain? Damn. My idea was better.
Tim's Vermeer at Jean Cocteau Cinema
Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer. Jenison is present for a meet and greet cocktail reception.
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