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Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Nov. 26, 2010

Barbara Walters

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The last time Barbara Walters sat down with President Obama was in July, on The View. Tonight's get-together (the interview was taped Tuesday) is on Obama's turf, the White House. Walters also interviewed Obama in November 2008, just after he was elected, and they talked at some length about the precarious state of the economy then. It's a bit stronger now, but he's a bit weaker politically, and the Democrats' midterm "shellacking" is likely to be Topic A. And First Lady Michelle Obama's also taking part in the session, so expect insight into how the First Family is dealing with the state of things, personally. — Paul Droesch

Read on for previews of Seinfeld, College Football, TV's Funniest Holiday Moments: A Paley Center for Media Special, Victorious, What Not to Wear: Best Mommy Makeovers and Rock Docs. read more

VH-1 Reality Roster Gets Bigger, as Stars Stud the List

Margaret Cho by Shawn Ehlers/WireImage.com

Haven't had enough celebreality yet? VH-1's piling on more, with four new reality shows slated for the months to come. The new adds will include some new stars at the helm, plus some old ones we just can't shake.New series will include The Cho Show, starring the eponymous (and raucous) comedienne, Margaret Cho. Alongside Ms. Cho will be Luke's Parental Advisory, which in a Fatherhood vein, centers on former 2 Live Crew'er Luther Campbell as he navigates parenting and his job, which just so happens to be making adult flicks. Brooke Hogan gets her own show, Brooke Hogan Knows Best (sound familiar?), and, as previously reported, New York gets yet another series, this time changing locale and format for New York Goes to Hollywood (to pursue, yes, an acting career).In addition to the new reality fare to feast on, Snoop Dogg gets his own Storytellers ep, and Rock Docs will see two new editions of the series. Are you ready to "shake a lil' something" for the new slate? Or do you wish it w... read more

VH1 Rock Doc Tunes In to the Tough Times of 1977 New York

The Ramones are among the bands featured in NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell.

Thirty years ago New York City was falling apart. Social services had been cut, people couldn't find jobs, a citywide blackout resulted in widespread looting and a serial killer was confounding the police. But in the midst of this decaying metropolis, the musical and artistic toiling of a group of very resourceful individuals planted the seed for creative movements that would go on to have a far-reaching effect on popular culture. The time period is fascinatingly captured in NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell, airing as part of VH1's Rock Docs series this Saturday (at 9 pm/ET). TVGuide.com spoke with Academy Award-nominated executive producer Nanette Burstein about the documentary. TVGuide.com: Right off the bat I have to say that the amount of detail that went into NY77 makes read more

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