June 19th, 2011
11:22 PM ET
Summer TV is in full swing as some of the final new dramas, including TNT's "Falling Skies" and ABC's "The Hot Zone," premiere this week.
But if you're looking for something lighter with fewer aliens and not as much blood, set time aside for the 38th Daytime Emmy Awards - hosted by comedian Wayne Brady - filming live from Las Vegas.
Here's what else you shouldn't miss this week:
• Tune in Sunday for the 38th Daytime Emmy Awards on CBS with host Wayne Brady at 8 p.m. Check out our post on the canceled soap operas that still made it as nominees or view the full list at EmmyOnline.org.
• Calling all alternative music fans, indie rocker Justin Vernon will release “Bon Iver, Bon Iver,” only his second album since his 2008 debut (“For Emma, Forever Ago”).
• Speaking of daytime TV, soap opera “Days of Our Lives” will introduce a character for the show’s first gay storyline. Freddie Smith from “90210” told EW.com that he’s excited to take on the role.
• Opening on Friday is Pixar’s sequel “Cars 2.” If the “Toy Story” triology is any indicator of the studio’s ability, “Cars 2” might be even better than the original.
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