TV This Week: Two dogs, some models, aging rockers... and a Grinch!
SUNDAYChristmas is going to the
MONDAYKeep that holiday spirit going with the encore animated specials "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and "Shrek the Halls." They may be mean, they may be green -- but they're really just a pair of softies underneath. (ABC, 8 and 8:30 p.m.)
WEDNESDAYHe was "Out for Justice" and now he's . . . out for justice. The new reality series "
THURSDAYLife's a beach for fun-and-sun-seeking singles sharing a summer house on the "Jersey Shore" in this new reality series. Who will hook up with whom? Do you think any of them even know the correct usage of "who" and "whom"? (
FRIDAYThe good news:
SATURDAYKristin Chenoweth (
"Scrubs," the sitcom that doesn't know the meaning of the words "do not resuscitate," returns for yet another season of hospital-themed humor.
TOUGH GUYSLiam Neeson is a former spy wreaking havoc in Paris in the 2009 thriller "Taken," while Clint Eastwood is a retired autoworker defending his suburban Michigan neighborhood in the 2008 drama "Gran Torino." (HBO, 8:45 p.m. Sat.; Cinemax, 10 p.m. Sat.)
ROCK ON . . . AND ONBono and Mick Jagger, at right, join Bruce Springsteen and other veteran performers at New York's Madison Square Garden for "The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert." Whatever happened to hoping to die before one got old? (HBO, 8 p.m. Sun.)