Matt Camden's mom is Xena? That's just weird. A childhood nightmare remains all too vivid for the young man (Barry Watson, "7th Heaven") who believes the only way to deal with it is to face it in this 2005 melodrama -- melodrama being the appropriate word. He's prompted by the death of his mother (Lucy Lawless) to conquer his fear once and for all, but the object of his terror may be stronger than he is. Emily Deschanel, who would find stardom in TV's "Bones" a few months later, also stars.
All About the Benjamins
Bounty hunter Bucum (Ice Cube) and his current quarry, small-time con man Reggie (Michael Epps), team up to pursue some murderous jewel thieves in this forgettable 2002 comedy. Bucum's motive is publicity; he's trying to start his own business. Reggie's is cash; the thieves have his wallet, which contains a winning lottery ticket. Tommy Flanagan, Carmen Chaplin and Roger Guenveur Smith also star.
Things turn decidedly creepy in this 2011 thriller for a college freshman (Minka Kelly, "Friday Night Lights") whose seemingly perfect new roomie (Leighton Meester, "Gossip Girl") becomes obsessed with her. Wow. Really? Been there, screamed at that, and the most terrifying thing about this movie is how thoroughly tired and predictable it all is.
The remaining chefs are challenged to create an ethnic dish using only select ingredients. Dinner service is the worst in the series' history, with one team falling behind early and the other's strongest member making some surprising missteps. Each team is required to nominate its weakest member for elimination in the new episode "8 Chefs Compete."
Beth Harper (Anne Heche) is just a typical Midwestern wife and mother until she nearly chokes to death on a sandwich. After she's revived, she realizes she is able to communicate with God. This throws a new wrinkle into her husband's (Michael Landes) plan to leave her for another woman, and the mistress (Alexandra Breckenridge) isn't pleased. Heather Burns and Madison Davenport also star.
A teenage girl is killed in a hit-and-run accident, and Flynn and Vega (Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira) initially suspect her ex-boyfriend. As Flynn digs deeper, however, she finds a connection between the victim and a well-known prosecutor who's running for mayor. This may indeed be a crime of passion -- but not the one the detectives thought it was. Lauren Holly also stars in the new episode "Crimes of Passion."
The local talent show: It's right up there with parades, high-school football games and band concerts on the village green as quintessentially American entertainment. This new series brings a little Hollywood to the process; in each episode, producers descend on a small town for four days and put together a showcase for local talent under the guidance of mentors Alec Mapa and Lisette Bustamante. Along the way, viewers get a peek at the participants' everyday lives.
Swimming With Monsters: Steve Backshall
Hippopotamuses -- they're big and slow, they eat plants; how dangerous can they be. Very, it turns out. They're extremely territorial and aggressive and not slow at all. In the new episode "Hippo," wildlife naturalist Backshall is in Africa to swim underwater with these beasts -- something no scientific team has attempted before.
Does Someone Have to Go?
Employees take the reins of their companies from their bosses/owners for 48 hours in this new reality series. During that time, they are privy to salary information and other data that allows them to speak out, often for the first time, about what directions should be taken and what decisions should be made for the betterment of their company -- decisions include promotions, demotions, new job descriptions, raises and more.
Last Days Here
Cult rock legend Bobby Liebling has been churning out genre-defining hard rock since the early 1970s as the lead singer of the band Pentagram, but various acts of self-destruction, multiple band breakups and botched record deals have condemned his music to obscurity. Now, as he battles decades of drug addiction and personal demons, Bobby is finally discovered by the heavy metal underground in this documentary.
Men at Work
Tyler (Michael Cassidy) is dating someone new, but she looks familiar -- very familiar -- to Gibbs and Milo (James Lesure, Danny Masterson), who try to keep him from finding out about their history with her. Neal and Amy (Adam Busch, Meredith Hagner) try to avoid the "anniversary curse" in the new episode "The Gibbs-Orcism."
Top 20 Funniest
"America's Funniest Home Videos" just aired its season finale, but if you need a funny fix, this new series is here to fill the void with laugh-worthy video clips. As you've probably figured out from the title, each episode presents 20 of them, counting down from funny to funnier to funniest.