April 28, 2011

TV TimeZ

April 28, 2011
MTV: Son of a Gun at 11p
ABC:  20/20, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice
BRAVO: Real Housewives of New York
CBS:  Big Bang Theory, Rules of Engagement, CSI, The Mentalist
CW:   Vampire Diaries, Nikita
FOX:  American Idol, Bones
NBC:  Community, The Office, Parks and Rec, 30 Rock

Lifetime Television is following up its Lifetime Movie Original Natalee Holloway with a second Original Movie and a ten-episode series, Vanished with Beth Holloway.  The Lifetime Original Movie, Justice for Natalee Holloway premieres May 9 at 8p and the true-life series, Vanished with Beth Holloway also debuts the same night at 10p.  The one-hour docu-series examines real-life mysteries involving families who have been victimized by abductions, disappearances and other horrific crimes. Beth Holloway is involved with the series offering an empathetic perspective to the loved ones of the victim.   

A new scripted comedy series on VH1 explores what single women really want in a relationship when Single Ladies premieres June 6 at 9p.  The ten-episode one-hour series follows a two-hour movie event sporting the same name debuting on VH1 May 30 at 9p.  VH1 and Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment are behind the projects and marks the first time the network ventures into a one-hour scripted series.  Stacey Dash, LisaRaye McCoy and Charity Shea star as three best friends living and working in Atlanta with different views on relationships. In addition, Kassandra Clementi also stars and becomes part of the ladies' circle.   

NBC's Saturday Night Live regular Jason Sudeikis will host the 2011 MTV Movie Awards, marking his first award show hosting gig.  The MTV Movie Awards will air live June 5 at 9p, broadcasting from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City.