Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar
December 11th, 2011
05:56 PM ET

Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar

Tonight, CNN is honoring 10 everyday people who have accomplished the heroic and extraordinary around the globe.

Hosted by Anderson Cooper, tonight's "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute" will air live from Los Angeles at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

There will be plenty of celebs on hand, including presenters Jerry Seinfeld, George Lopez, Sofia Vergara, Mary-Louise Parker, Ice Cube, Laura Dern, Chris Colfer and Emma Roberts. Plus, the live pre-show will be co-hosted by "Dancing With the Stars" winner J.R. Martinez and "Showbiz Tonight's" AJ Hammer.

Here's what else you shouldn't miss this week:

Monday

  • Mimi Rogers will guest star as Walden’s mom on “Two and a Half Men” tonight at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

Tuesday

  • Bijou Phillips guest stars on "Raising Hope" as Hope’s mother Lucy in a dream sequence where Jimmy imagines not meeting her at all. Watch this episode at 9:30 p.m. ET on Fox.
  • The season finale of “The Biggest Loser” will air live at 9 p.m. ET on NBC. The winner will take home $250,000 and the eliminated players will also return for a weigh-in.
  • “Kung Fu Panda 2,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “Fright Night” will be released on DVD and Blu-ray.
  • Books to look out for are “Locked On” by Tom Clancy” and “The Leopard” by Jo Nesbo.

Wednesday

  • Jason Priestly will guest star on “Psych,” when Juliet and Shawn’s getaway turns into a case. Catch this episode at 10 p.m. ET on USA.
  • Barbara Walters’ 19th annual “10 Most Fascinating People” special will air at 9:30 p.m. ET on ABC. In addition to "Modern Family's" Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, this year’s list of fascinating people includes Simon Cowell, Derek Jeter, the Kardashians, Pippa Middleton, Katy Perry and Donald Trump.

Thursday

  • Catch the season finale of “Burn Notice” at 10 p.m. ET on USA.

Friday

  • Rebecca Romijn will guest star as a cutthroat spy on “Chuck.” Watch this episode at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
  • Movies coming out this week are “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” with Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, and “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked” with Jason Lee, David Cross, Justin Long, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris and Christina Applegate.

Saturday

  • Jimmy Fallon will return to his “Saturday Night Live” roots as tonight's host along with musical guest Michael Bublé at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

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  1. mistletoe

    Or maybe his own line if toupees!

    December 12, 2011 at 9:24 am | Report abuse |
  2. Peace

    I heard the "Trumpster" is coming out w/his own line of hair spray! HaHa! Now that's fascinating!

    December 12, 2011 at 9:00 am | Report abuse |
  3. michaelfury

    Lynn Margulis

    1938 – 2011

    http://michaelfury.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/between-us-and-the-enveloping-darkness/

    December 12, 2011 at 8:58 am | Report abuse |
  4. Lol !

    I heard that stuff on dt head came from a foxs butt ! Constance brookes must be jealous !

    December 12, 2011 at 7:47 am | Report abuse |
  5. ha ha

    @debbie Oh I know! I always wish a big gust of wind would come at him just to see what would happen! Lol

    December 12, 2011 at 12:14 am | Report abuse |
  6. little debbie

    I wanted to see Fright Night when it was at the movies and never did. Did any1 else see it ? Was it good ? Worth buying the dvd when it comes out Tues. ? The only thing remotely fascinating about DT is that hair ! Fascinated how it doesn't move !

    December 12, 2011 at 12:06 am | Report abuse |
  7. ha ha

    Are u kidding me? The K's and Domald Dump?!? I can think of more fascinating people than them!

    December 11, 2011 at 7:49 pm | Report abuse |
  8. tooty toot

    I hv a feeling we r going 2 c a lot more of J R Martinez. *which is fine with me*

    December 11, 2011 at 7:26 pm | Report abuse |

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