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True Blood Episode Recap: "Shake and Fingerpop"


On Sunday's True Blood, The Newlins have a special job for Jason, and he couldn't be happier — or more clueless — about it. Sookie and Bill decide to take Jessica with them to Texas, where they discover that finding Godric is very important to all of them. The cops make progress in Miss Jeannette's murder investigation, which appears to implicate the same person who attacked Sookie and Daphne. Sam continues to talk about leaving town. Lafayette and Eric create a bond. And Maryann helps celebrate Tara's birthday, in the process demonstrating why she's always the life of the party.

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Big Brother 11 Episode Recap: Thursday, July 9, 2009

Hey there, Big Brother lovers! It's been far too long since TV's best guilty pleasure was last on the air, but based on the newest crop of houseguests — and the show's new twists — we should be in for an exciting summer. Which 12 13 houseguests will we love/hate all season as they battle for the $500,000 and what surprises are in store? Let's find out.
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So You Think You Can Dance Episode Recap: Top 10 Revealed

Who has made it into the Top 10? After the opportunity to impress us and the judges with two dances each, let's see who still has a chance to be crowned America's Favorite Dancer.

But first, the group dance.

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So You Think You Can Dance Episode Recap: Top 12 Perform

We are just one hot tamale train ride away from learning this year's top 10. Who do you want to see there? Who are you so tired of that if they don't go home tonight you might have to hunt Nigel down yourself and hurt him? Let's see how our dancers do as the pressure of making the Top 10 looms large.

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The Bachelorette Episode Recap: Monday, July 6, 2009

[Editor's Note: Sorry for the delay, B-ette fans. We are so grounded when Tim gets back from the Staples Center.]

Hi, and welcome back to The Bachelorette recap. Tim is en route to Michael Jackson's memorial, so I (Fiancee) will be reviewing tonight's episode solo. This week, Jillian drinks more wine, questions the chemistry she has with each guy and impresses me with her snazzy wardrobe. And Kiptyn wears tight pants.

Goodbye Tim, it's Ladies Night!

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Raising the Bar Episode Recap: "No Child's Left Behind"

This week, TNT's Raising the Bar presents its first realistic and captivating case of its second season.

When a father is arrested after an innocent photo he posted of his son in the bathtub finds its way onto a child pornography site, Jerry must fight to prove to the jury that this man had no intent of exploiting his own child. The episode is timely on how it presents the pitfalls of sharing family photos online — and right after the opening credits, this powerful episode takes off and hits the ground running!

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The Bachelorette Episode Recap: Monday, June 29, 2009

This week's episode features the return of not one but two bachelors, a shocking allegation, and my collapse into caveman talk when my fiancée and fellow recapper, exhausted by all the drama, falls asleep.

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True Blood Episode Recap: "Scratches"

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On this week's True Blood, Sookie has a run-in with a mysterious monster, which brings her to Fangtasia, where she discovers Lafayette locked up in the basement. Jason's doubts about Jesus camp are quelled by Sarah's fervent ministrations. Maryann has a party, the nature of which causes a rift between Tara and Eggs. A sullen Jessica enjoys a night out at Merlotte's. And Sam and Daphne have common interests. At first blush, "Scratches" appears to tie up some loose ends, but in fact, it's setting the scene for a very different True Blood, which starts in two weeks. Let's see what we have in store:

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The Bachelorette Episode Recap: June 22, 2009

In this week's episode, the pressure rises as the guys try to stay in the competition until next week, when Jillian will visit the remaining bachelors' hometowns.

Hello, and welcome back to our recap. With me as always is my beautiful and brilliant fiancée, who this week predicted not only what bachelors would get roses, but did so in the correct order. She also saw this Jon and Kate thing back in 2005.

The episode begins with Jillian taking the guys on a train trip across Canada. They pass snowcapped mountains, lush trees, and reflecting lakes. Wes, the country singer from Austin, Texas, asks if one of the bodies of water is a lake or an ocean. Yeah, dude. It's the Canadian Ocean. We know Austin is landlocked, but come on. It has a very lovely lake.
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True Blood Episode Recap: "Keep This Party Going"

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On this week's True Blood, Lafayette, ever the survivor, tries to make a deal with his vampire captors. Tara becomes suspicious of Maryann's motives. Jason is a standout at Jesus camp. Maryann tortures Sam, as she delights the patrons of Merlotte's with a little interpretive dance. Sookie gets into trouble with Bill when she lets Jessica visit her family. Meanwhile, Eric has a job for Sookie and Bill, which will have them singing "the stars at night/are big and bright" in no time.

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