Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar
March 4th, 2012
06:45 PM ET

Ahead of the curve: Weekly pop culture calendar

It's Katy Perry like you've never seen her before.

The pop singer will guest star on "Raising Hope" as a prison guard who claims to be old friends with Sabrina after she is arrested for civil disobedience. Let's just hope that Perry doesn't decide to stick with this hairdo.

Watch this episode on Tuesday, March 6 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.

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


  • Shepard Fairey and other renowned street artists like Ron English, Kenny Scharf and Robbie Conal will guest as themselves on "The Simpsons" and become impressed with Bart's work. Watch this episode at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.
  • Catch an all-new episode of "Once Upon a Time" at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
  • Later at 10 p.m., don't miss the premiere of ABC's soapy "GCB," starring Kristin Chenoweth and Leslie Bibb.


  • Ben will face the bachelorettes he's rejected on "The Bachelor" special, "The Bachelor: The Women Tell All," at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
  • "The Voice" battle rounds begin where mentors such as Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke, Jewel, Lionel Richie, Ne-Yo and Alanis Morissette will help the team members prepare. Watch it at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.


  • Catch the season 2 premiere of "Breaking In" with Megan Mullally playing the new boss at 9:30 p.m. ET om Fox.
  • Books coming out this week are: "The Expats" by Chris Pavone; "The Magic" by Rhona Byrne; "Free Will" by Sam Harris; "Illusion" by Frank Peretti; and "Everlasting" by Elizabeth Chandler.
  • Music albums coming out this week are: "Wrecking Ball (Special Edition) by Bruce Springsteen; "Break It Yourself" by Andrew Bird; "Live Barefoot At the Symphony" by Idina Menzel; "Love at the Bottom of the Sea" by The Magnetic Fields; and "Now" by Fireflight.
  • Coming out on DVD and Blu-ray: The first season of "Game of Thrones"; "Immortals"; "Footloose"; and "Jack and Jill."


  • The finalists of season 11 perform on "American Idol" at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.
  • Watch an all-new episode of "Happy Endings" at 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
  • Are you obsessed with "Revenge"? Then you don't want to miss the ABC News special "Revenge for Real," which looks at actual murders that have taken place in the Hamptons at 10 p.m. ET on ABC and again on March 14.


  • Catch all-new episodes of "30 Rock," "Parks and Recreation," "The Office" and "Up All Night" starting at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.


  • Head to the theater to catch these movies: "John Carter" in 3-D and Imax; "A Thousand Words" with Eddie Murphy; and "Friends with Kids" with Adam Scott, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph.


  • Jonah Hill hosts "Saturday Night Live" with musical guest "The Shins" at 11:29 p.m. ET on NBC.

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    June 13, 2012 at 7:07 am | Report abuse |
  2. Anne

    Freitag statt und liedf bereits im Vorfeld die Furcht in den AT&T-Augen auelfammfn. Als immer mehr Medien auf die Aktion aufmerksam wurden, kommentierten AT&T-Sprecher die anstehende Protestbewegung

    April 24, 2012 at 7:05 am | Report abuse |
  3. Anomic Office Drone

    Does everyone have to try to be an actor?

    March 5, 2012 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Talk Talk Talk

    When's the South Park season premiere?

    March 5, 2012 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
  5. .•|•.

    Lol! If the article hadn't said that was KP, I would've never known that was her. That's a whole new look for her!

    March 4, 2012 at 11:40 pm | Report abuse |
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    March 4, 2012 at 8:34 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Fritzy

    That's really not a good look for Katy Perry. On me, it would be stunning!

    March 4, 2012 at 7:47 pm | Report abuse |

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