Best Bets: Royal Jubilee and "Snow White and the Huntsman"
Debuting this week on TV are season four of ABC's "Secret Millionaire," which airs on Sunday, and season two of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey," the Melissa Joan Hart-Joey Lawrence Wednesday comedy.
New this season is "Breaking Pointe," a program on the CW that takes you inside the competitive ballet world, and "The Catalina," an MTV reality series centered on the staff of a South Beach hotel. The CW show airs Thursdays and the MTV show airs Tuesdays.
Season finales are scheduled Tuesday for ABC's "Cougar Town" and Wednesday for "America's Next Top Model: British Invasion" on the CW and TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras."
Coming to the big screen this weekend is "Snow White and the Hunstman," with Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth in the title roles and Charlize Theron as the evil queen.
This is the second Snow White movie out this season. "Mirror Mirror," starring Julia Roberts, Lily Collins and Armie Hammer, opened March 30 and so far has earned $159,618,257, of which $97,900,000 came from overseas screenings.
New on DVD Tuesdsay is Ralph Fiennes' acclaimed "Coriolanus," "We Need to Talk About Kevin," a drama which earned Tilda Swinton some awards nominations last season, and the fourth season of HBO's "True Blood."
Among the new music coming out on Tuesday is "What We Saw from the Cheap Seats," the sixth studio album of Moscow-born singer-songwriter Regina Spektor.
Also coming out Tuesday is "Istanbul Passage," a new novel from Joseph Kanon, the author of "The Good German" which was made unto a movie with George Clooney. This new mystery focuses on an American spy in 1945 Turkey.
The biggest entertainment news of all, however, will come from across the Atlantic, where four days of very public pageants and celebrations are planned to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.
Among the events planned for next weekend is a floating parade of more than 1,000 boats down the River Thames, led by the royal family traveling in a royal barge, and a Buckingham Palace concert followed by fireworks. Most networks have correspondents in London to report on the jubilee.
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