TV Barn's TV Picks: June 10-11

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Jon Delfin

Jun 10, 2006, 7:16:27 AM6/10/06
TV Barn's TV Picks for Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, 2006
by Tom Heald with Jon Delfin
All times Eastern
For PBS programs, check local listings

H2, Oh!
Who was the very first Center Square on the original "Hollywood Squares"?

A) Ernest Borgnine
B) Wally Cox
C) Sally Field
D) Paul Lynde
E) Rose Marie

[See if all your ducks are in a row at the bottom of the column.]

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5 p.m.
"Child Star Confidential" (E!): "Platinum Pop Stars"

5:30 p.m.
Belmont Stakes (ABC)

6 p.m.
"Power Rangers Mystic Force" (Toon Disney)
"Tank Battle Vietnam" (Military)

7:30 p.m.
"Re: Evolution of Sports" (Showtime; season finale)

8 p.m.
The Carolina Rheas and the Edmonton Sullivans take the ice in the Stanley Cup finals (NBC).

"Cops" (Fox) become wedding and car crashers.

Wonder Woman and Xena will not be showing up in "Amazon Adventures" (History). Wonder Girl and Gabrielle are still holding out for more money.

Sure I could watch "Romeo & Juliet: A Monkey's Tail" (Animal Planet), but if I want to watch two primates throwing feces at one another, I'll pay $10 to go see "The Break-Up."

"Zatch Bell" (Cartoon)
"Carpocalypse" (Spike)
"The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" (Disney)
"Flip It Fast" (TLC)
NASCAR racing (FX)

8:30 p.m.
"Hannah Montana" (Disney)
"Oban Star-Racers" (Toon Disney)

9 p.m.
"Behind the Music" (VH1) probes the highs and lows in the career of ... Nick Lachey?

"Black Hole" (Sci Fi) threatens Midwest. We must flee. Aieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

"Sharpe's Company" (BBC America) is really a letdown from the original Don Rickles series.

"When Ocean Meets Sky" (Logo) profiles gay men in their natural habitat: the Fire Island Pines.

"Disorderly Conduct: Video on Patrol" (Spike)
"Naruto" (Cartoon)
"American Dragon: Jake Long" (Disney)
"America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back" (Fox)
"Trading Spaces" (TLC)

9:50 p.m.
"Twenty Minutes of Immortality" (IFC; film short)

10 p.m.
"The Evidence" (ABC) reveals an ancient Chinese secret that isn't Calgon.

Perry Farrell and the Dead Boy guest on "The Henry Rollins Show" (IFC).

Lewis Black is back in "Red, White & Screwed" (HBO). I wonder if he has anything negative to say about the administration?

"Bobobo-bo Bo-Bobo" (Cartoon)
"This House Must Go" (TLC)
"The Critical Hour" (Discovery Health)
"Headbanger's Ball" (MTV2): Eighteen Visions

10:30 p.m.
"IGPX" (Cartoon)
"Samurai 7" (IFC)

"Game Head" (Spike)

1:30 a.m.
"Eureka 7" (Cartoon)

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5 p.m.
Larry Hagman has had enough of Barbara Eden's snoring in "I Dream of Murder" (Lifetime).

6 p.m.
"The Ethical Edge: Tech Ethics" (MSNBC) should give you something to do in between fantasizing about Princess Leia in her slave girl outfit and praising/insulting Ann Coulter on your blog.

7 p.m.
"Dateline" (NBC) profiles a rescue mission in the mountains of Afghanistan.

It's blonde, it's 16, and it was recently seen visiting Bermuda. Need we say more? "60 Minutes" (CBS) investigates the mysterious disappearance of "PrimeTime Live."

"Romeo!" (Nickelodeon)
"dLife: Your Diabetes Life" (CNBC)
"Dungeons & Dragons" (Toon Disney)

7:30 p.m.
I'd watch "Fox Legacy: Valley of the Dolls" (FMC), but I'm not that hopped up on goofballs.

8 p.m.
Oprah conquers "The 60th Annual Antoinette Perry Awards" (CBS) or as some call it, "Where's my 'Cold Case' rerun?"

Go all misty in "Gorillas Revisited With Sigourney Weaver" (Animal Planet).

Season 3 of "The Wire" (HBO) begins again.

"Ultimate Wedding Cakes" (Food) are filled with more fluff than the "Entertainment Tonight: Weekend Edition."

"On the Road With 16 Children" (Discovery Health) and hopefully earplugs and maybe a rifle.

"The E! True Hollywood Story" (E!) of Rod & daughter Kimberly Stewart somehow includes nothing about wayward son Jon.

"Hangin' With" (VH1 Classic): Cheap Trick

8:30 p.m.
The Miami Vices and the Dallas J.R.'s face net gains (ABC).

"Just For Kicks" (Nickelodeon)
"Oban Star-Racers" (Toon Disney)

9 p.m.
"The 4400" (USA) return, more dangerous than ever.

Shootings threaten to mar "Deadwood's" (HBO) first elections.

"Food Network Caters Your Vegas Wedding" (Food), unless you'd rather just have the $2.99 buffet.

"Growing Up ... Gorilla" (Animal Planet)
"99 Most Bizarre" (TLC; also 10): "Survival Stories" & "Stunt Disasters"
"My Fair Brady: We're Getting Married" (VH1)
"Brianna's Nightmare" (MSNBC)
"Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction" (Discovery)
"Napoleon's Final Battle" (National Geographic)

9:30 p.m.
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (Fox) makes the leap to the big network for sampling.

"Hogan Knows Best" (VH1)

10 p.m.
"Huff" (Showtime) wakes up at Russell's house .. and we all know what that means.

"Entourage" (HBO) returns to the surface with the Aquaman movie.

You say you want "The Revolution" (History)? Begin at Bunker Hill.

People argue with Ted Nugent on "SuperGroup" (VH1). Don't do that, y'all. He's armed with a longbow.

"Footballers Wives" (BBC America) hire nannies and hold birthday parties. Sounds like an Omen to me.

Paris and Nicole have filmed their scenes separately for "The Simple Life: 'Til Death Do Us Part" (E!). Because even they don't find one another interesting at this point.

"Windfall" (NBC)

"Yearbook" (Discovery Times): 1998
"Bridezillas" (WE)

10:30 p.m.
Curb your enthusiasm for "Lucky Louie" C.K. (HBO).

11 p.m.
"Dane Cook's Tourgasm" (HBO) features Dane Cook as Patton Oswalt, Gary Gulman as Zach Galifianakis, Jay Davis as Maria Bamford and Robert Kelly as Brian Posehn.

"Minoriteam" (Cartoon)

12:30 a.m.
"Tom Goes to the Mayor" (Cartoon)

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A) Ernest Borgnine was stuck in the middle with us. Also in that first taping: Wally Cox, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Abby Dalton, Agnes Moorehead, Charlie Weaver, Sally Field and Nick Adams.

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