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Our rundown of everything happening this week

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August 29, 2011|By Jordan Bartel, b

Plan your week with our guide to everything going on this week

MOVIES OPENING (Friday unless otherwise noted)
The Debt (Wednesday)
Apollo 18
Seven Days in Utopia
Shark Night 3D

Basketball Wives LA (series debut; 8 p.m. Monday; VH1)
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (mid-season finale; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC Family)
Man vs. Wild (season finale; 9 p.m. Monday; Discovery)
RuPaul’s Drag U (season finale; 9 p.m. Monday; Logo)
Ridiculousness (series debut; 10 p.m. Monday; MTV)
Death Valley (series debut; 10:30 p.m. Monday; MTV)
50 Documentaries to See Before You Die (miniseries finale; 9 p.m. Tuesday; Current)
Flipping Out (season finale; 9 p.m. Tuesday; Bravo)
9/11: Where Were You? (special; 10 p.m. Tuesday; TLC)
Big Sexy (special; 10 p.m. Tuesday; TLC)
Quirky (series debut; 10 p.m. Tuesday; Sundance)
Royal Pains (mid-season finale; 9 p.m. Wednesday; USA)
The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants (season finale; 10 p.m. Wednesday; Showtime)
Hard Knocks: Anniversary Special (special; 10 p.m. Wednesday; HBO)
Hot in Cleveland (season finale; 10 p.m. Wednesday; TV Land)
Dark Matters: Twisted But True (series debut; 10 p.m. Thursday; Science)
Ugly Americans (season finale; 10:30 p.m. Thursday; Comedy Central)
Childrens Hospital (season finale: 11:59 p.m. Thursday; Adult Swim)
Man, Woman, Wild (season premiere; 9 p.m. Friday; Discovery)
The Good Wife special (9:30 p.m. Sunday; CBS)

90210: The Third Season
Desperate Housewives: The Complete Seventh Season
Detroit 1-8-7: The Complete First Season
House, M.D.: Season Seven
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Movement
Madea’s Big Happy Family
Nikita: The Complete First Season
Parenthood: Season 2
The Perfect Host
Sons of Anarchy: Season Three
Storage Wars: Season 1
The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Second Season

ALBUMS DROPPING (Monday, unless otherwise noted)
Beirut, “The Rip Tide” (Tuesday)
Blood Orange, “Coastal Grooves”
Butch Walker, “Spade”
Cobra Starship, “Night Shades”
David Guetta, “Nothing But the Beat”
Devon Williams, “Euphoria”(Tuesday)
Doug Benson, “Potty Mouth”
Edwin McCain, “Mercy Bound”
Glen Campbell, “Ghost On the Canvas”
Hella, “Tripper” (Tuesday)
Jacuzzi Boys, “Glazin’”
Lenny Kravitz, “Black and White America”
Lil Wayne, “Tha Carter IV”
Male Bonding, “Endless Now”
Mike Doughty, “Yes and Also Yes” (Tuesday)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, “I’m With You”
Rene Lopez, “Els” (Tuesday()
Ry Cooder, “Pull Up Some Dust & Sit Down”
The Latebirds, “Last of the Good Ol’ Days” (Tuesday)
Tom Morello and the Nightwatchman, “World Wide Rebel Songs” (Tuesday)
Tommy Keene, “Behind the Parade” (Tuesday)


SONAR: Million Proof (Friday); Royce Da 5’9”

TALKING HEAD: Vinny Vegas (Friday); The Deadstock Event (Saturday); Venia (Sunday)

GOLDEN WEST: Freezepop (Wednesday); Cute Lepers (Saturday)

MARYLAND STATE FAIR: Blake Shelton (Saturday); All Time Low (Sunday)

RAMS HEAD ON STAGE: Ty Herndon (Wednesday); Bob Baldwin/Marion Meadows (Thursday); Marcus Johnson (Friday); Eric Lindell (Saturday); The Baseball Project (Sunday)

WINDUP SPACE: Hunx & His Punx (Sunday)

POWER PLANT LIVE: Hyjinx (Friday)

RECHER: Bella Versa, Rome Apart, et al (Saturday)

OTTOBAR: Social Repose, The American Scene, et al (Monday); Phone Calls From Home, Divided By Friday, et al (Tuesday); Diamond Head, Radical Discharge, et al (Wednesday); 98 Rock’s Revenge of the Riff w/ Periphery, et al (Friday); Emmanuel & guests (Saturday); Polar Bear Club, Fireworks, et al (Sunday)

9:30 CLUB: Vieux Farka Touré (Tuesday); The Hold Steady (Thursday; sold out); Umphrey’s McGee (Friday and Saturday); Bright Eyes (Sunday; sold out)

JIFFY LUBE LIVE: Uproar Festival w/ Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, etc. (Wednesday); Stevie Nicks (Saturday)

DAR: B.B. King/Buddy Guy (Tuesday); The Script (Thursday)

BLACK CAT: Maple (Tuesday); Suns of Guns (Wednesday); Guttermouth (Thursday); Black Cat 18th Anniversary Party (Friday); The Ettes (Saturday); The Fordists (Sunday)

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