Larry David in Curb Your Enthusiasm courtesy HBO
'Fess up, fellow Curb Your Enthusiasm fans. Your first response to Sunday nights pivotal episode was: What took her so long?When Cheryl left the TV version of Larry David in this blisteringly funny episode (reflecting, though one has to imagine far more humorously, the recent real-life split of Larry and wife Laurie David), youve got to admit that youve often wondered, as most of their acquaintances have, why she ever stayed with this misanthropic, myopically self-obsessed, shriekingly miserable kvetch-aholic.It took a turbulent plane flight for long-suffering Cheryl to wake up to the unnecessary turbulence in her domestic life. In a scene Ive seen in promos since before the season began, but without a hint at the repercussions, Cheryl has the misfortune of calling Larry from her terrifying flight, to pass on some petrified final thoughts of love and whatnot, only to be hung up on by her distracted mate because hes too busy with the TiVo repairman (an i...
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Bravo's Top Chef delivered its most-watched episode of the season on Wednesday, drawing 2.1 million viewers. The series is up 28 percent versus Season 2.... The enthusiasm is officially curbed. Larry David's wife of 14 years, Laurie, has filed for divorce. The pair separated in June.... Spike TV is offering a free online video-game companion piece to the drama Kill Point, which premieres this Sunday. Go to SpikeTV.com for more.... Onetime Surreal Lifer Brigitte Nielsen has checked into rehab for treatment of an undisclosed condition. Her manager tells the AP, "All I know is it's something she did on her own free will".... I, Matt, make my debut this week as the TV Guide Talk podcast moderator. Check back around 6 pm/ET for our rehash of the Emmy noms, Isaiah, Mandy and more.
Earth to America!
On Sunday at 8 pm/ET, TBS presents Earth to America!, a star-studded special organized to raise awareness of a rather large issue, the Earth itself. But what exactly is going on during the two-hour event? I mean, how can the likes of Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller and Jack Black rescue mankind? Earth to America! creator and executive producer Laurie David, wife of Curb Your Enthusiasm's Larry David, gave TVGuide.com a sneak peek.
TVGuide.com: Before we get started, I have to say that every time I see the title Earth to America! I think of that Tom Hanks astronaut miniseries thing.Laurie David: The title's like, "Hello-o-o! Earth to America!" Larry actually came up with the title. It's a good one, don't you think?
TVGuide.com: But the exclamation point at the end —