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The Tuesday Playlist: NBC Falls Out Of Love

Way to squander a Voice lead-in, NBC. Turns out America wasn't ready to waste another night of the broadcast week on a ridiculously padded dating show, so after this week, Ready for Love (Tuesday, 9:01/8:01c) goes into reality limbo — and honestly, if scripted duds can get yanked without notice, why should lousy competition-reality shows be exempt when shunned like this one was? On the plus side, with The Voice about to end its enjoyable "battle" rounds and move next week into the "knockout" phase, the expanded Tuesday edition will be joined April 30 by the clever supernatural thriller Grimm, given a well-deserved reprieve from the Friday trenches for the rest of the season. (Part of me wishes NBC would invest more heavily in Hannibal and give it a shot in this wide-open Tuesday time period, but Grimm is probably a better fit.)

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 6/4/2013

Season 1, Episode 11
Two of Kentucky's biggest oil barons, Jimmy and Rascal, are going head-to-head in a winner-take-all drilling competition. On the line are two properties and a whole 'lotta black gold!

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 6/4/2013

Season 1, Episode 10
Adair County Oil Men court a new drilling client - the ravishing Miss Kentucky 2010, Mallory Ervin! Dan Page wrassles with a decidedly less appealing landowner - an irascible chainsaw-wielding hermit named Bear Man.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 5/28/2013

Season 1, Episode 9
Coomer tests out his patented possum bait during a drill. Mad Dog must guard the drill rig by surviving the night in a haunted house that may hide Jesse James' lost gold.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 5/26/2013

Season 1, Episode 8
Coomer tests out his patented possum bait during a drill. Mad Dog must guard the drill rig by surviving the night in a haunted house that may hide Jesse James' lost gold.

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The Tuesday Playlist: NBC Falls Out Of Love

Way to squander a Voice lead-in, NBC. Turns out America wasn't ready to waste another night of the broadcast week on a ridiculously padded dating show, so after this week, Ready for Love (Tuesday, 9:01/8:01c) goes into reality limbo — and honestly, if scripted duds can get yanked without notice, why should lousy competition-reality shows be exempt when shunned like this one was? On the plus side, with The Voice about to end its enjoyable "battle" rounds and move next week into the "knockout" phase, the expanded Tuesday edition will be joined April 30 by the clever supernatural thriller Grimm, given a well-deserved reprieve from the Friday trenches for the rest of the season. (Part of me wishes NBC would invest more heavily in Hannibal and give it a shot in this wide-open Tuesday time period, but Grimm is probably a better fit.)

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Premiered: April 23, 2013, on Discovery
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Drillers search for oil in Kentucky.

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