Best Bets: "Titanic," albums from Nicki Minaj and Rascal Flatts and "Client List"

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in a scene from "Titanic." AP

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in a scene from "Titanic."
AP

(CBS News) A new and improved (3-D) "Titanic" is sailing into neighborhood theaters on Wednesday.

A 3-D version of the 1997 Oscar-winning film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, is being released in time for the 100th anniversary later this month of the ship's sinking.

And if you need another reason to go to the movies on what is shaping up to be a quiet holiday week in entertainment, "American Reunion" hits theaters on Friday. The original "American Pie" cast members (Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Mena Suvari, Tara Reid, Chris Klein and Seann William Scott) reprise their roles in this comedy sequel about their high school reunion in East Great Falls. Mich.

If you'd rather see your movies at home, look for the DVD release Tuesday of the Oscar-noiminated "War Horse" and the family drama "We Bought a Zoo," starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson.

TV fans will see the debut of three new shows and the return of three others. ABC is offering up "Scandal," on Thursdays. The Washington-set drama starring Kerry Washington and Henry Ian Cusick, comes from "Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice" creator Shonda Rimes.

NBC is premiering the comedy "Best Friends Forever" on Wednesday and Lifetime debuts the sexy new Jennifer Love Hewitt vehicle, "Client List" on Sunday.

Returning for new seasons are "The Big C," starring Laura Linney, on Showtime, "Bones," with David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel, on Fox, and the reality show "Giuliana & Bill" on the Style network.

Rascal Flatts releases its new studio album, "Changed," on Tuesday via Big Machine Records and will be promoting it on "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

Also debuting Tuesday is "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded," the second studio album by hip-hop artists Nicki Minaj. (Most of the album has been leaked online in the last week.) Also look for new music from Dr. John ("Locked Down") and Wilson Phillips ("Dedicated"), among others.

Hitting the bookstores on Tuesday is "The Beginner's Goodbye" by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Anne Tyler. The story of a man starting over after his wife's death, it is Tyler's 19th novel. Her previous works include "The Accidental Tourist," "Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant," and "Breathing Lessons," which won the 1989 Pulitzer Prize.

  • CBS News Staff

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