"The Nanny Diaries" is based on the bestselling novel by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. Starring Scarlett Johansson as a nanny for a ruthless Upper East Side mother played by Laura Linney, the comedy examines class differences.
"Resurrecting the Champ" starring Josh Harnett as a young sportswriter, is the story of a homeless former boxing champ played by Samuel L. Jackson. When their paths cross, Harnett becomes obsessed with telling Jackson's story — and in the meantime, learns a lot about himself.
"The Hottest State" is Ethan Hawke's adaptation of his novel about a New York actor who loses the love of his life.
The New Pornographers, a Canadian pop group, have a new album called "Challengers."
"Under the Blacklight" is the sophomore album from California indie band Rilo Kiley.
"Anchorwoman" places bubbly blonde Lauren Hurley at KYTX, Channel 19 in Tyler, Texas, where she will assume the role of anchor. The catch: She is a former Miss New York and featured WWE Diva — and is kind of a ditz.
"Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain" airs Wednesday at 9 p.m. on PBS. It goes back in time more than 1,000 years ago, when southern Spain was home to Muslims, Christians and Jews who lived — and flourished — together.
"Blog Cabin" is a three-step do-it-yourself process: You help design it by voting online ... watch it go up ... then (if you're really lucky) win it when it's complete. Now in its second week, "Blog Cabin" airs Thursday at 9 p.m. on the DIY Network.
"Perfect Stranger" stars Halle Berry as a New York newspaper reporter who is determined to bring down a high-powered executive, played by Bruce Willis, who she suspects of killing her friend.
"The Ex" stars Zach Braff and Amanda Peet as newlyweds who move to a small town in Ohio where Braff takes a job with his father-in-law. But Peet's high school flame — a manipulative paraplegic played by Jason Bateman — is constantly hovering.
Get reacquainted with Dwight Eisenhower, the man who won World War II and later became president, with Michael Korda's biography, "Ike: An American Hero."
Jacquelyn Mitchard's "Still Summer" is the story of three girlfriends who ruled their high school as teenagers and were referred to as "The Godmothers," by their peers. Twenty years later, they reunite to sail across the Caribbean until disaster befalls them and they must fight to survive.
Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens Aug. 23 at the Off Broadway Public Theater — Delacorte Theater.