Here comes Honey Boo Boo.
The sassy, scene-stealing Alana Thompson, who first coined her catchphrase on “Toddlers and Tiaras” in January, is now the star of her own TLC reality series, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.” The show follows the pint-sized pageant star and her family in rural Georgia, and debuts at 10 p.m. ET Wednesday on TLC.
Here’s what else you shouldn’t miss this week:
- Minnie Driver is a guest judge on “Cupcake Wars” as four bakers compete for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a celebrity gala, starting at 8 p.m. ET on Food Network.
- Relationship lessons are realized and dating rules are broken on the season 1 finale of “Miss Advised” at 10 p.m. ET on Bravo.
- This week's new book releases include: “The Best of Me” by Nicholas Sparks; “Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child” by Bob Spitz; “Sweet Talk” by Julie Garwood; “In the Shadow of Banyan” by Vaddey Ratner; and “You Don’t Want to Know” by Lisa Jackson.
- In new music this week, you'll find: “BEGIN” by David Archuleta; “Perfectly Imperfect” by Elle Varner; “Renaissance” by Marcus Miller; and “Now 43: That’s What I Call Music.”
- Movies and TV shows out on DVD this week include: “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax”; “Bel Ami”; ”Marley”; “One Direction - The Only Way Is Up”; “Grimm: Season One”; and “Parenthood: Season Three.”
- Watch as the “Top Chef Masters” contestants put on a Japanese-style culinary show in front of fellow chefs, critics and judges, including Olympic skater Brian Boitano.
- The first season of “Dallas” might end with a happily ever after when a health crisis brings the Ewing family together. The finale begins at 9 p.m. ET on TNT.
- Coming to theaters this week are “The Campaign,” starring Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and Jason Sudeikis; “Hope Springs,” starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell; “The Bourne Legacy,” starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton; “Freelancers,” starring 50 Cent, Forest Whitaker and Robert De Niro; and “2 Days in New York,” starring Chris Rock and Julie Delpy.
- Celebrate the 75th anniversary of western Massachusetts’ Tanglewood Music Festival with performances by James Taylor, Yo-Yo Ma, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and more on “Great Performances” at 9 p.m. ET on PBS.