The ShowBuzz Weekly Forecast

In this photo released by Animal Planet shows a undated photo of Australian international media personality and environmentalist Steve Irwin at Uluru, (also known as Ayers Rock) who died on the Great Barrier Reef in far north Queensland, Australia, Monday, Sept. 4, 2006.
AP Photo/Animal Planet
This week offers everything from off-beat comedy to lots and lots of programming about the late, great "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin. There are also some cool CDs on sale.

MOVIES

"Curb Your Enthusiasm's" Jeff Garlin wrote, directed and stars in"I Want to Eat Cheese With Someone." He plays a frustrated actor who lives with his mom and is dumped by his girlfriend. Finally he meets a new woman, played by Sarah Silverman, who proves to be somewhat complicated.

Western thriller "3:10 to Yuma" starring Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Gretchen Mol and Peter Fonda takes place in late 19th Century Arizona. Bale's character is struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch when he agrees to deliver outlaw Ben Wade, played by Crowe, to the authorities. As they travel together, they become friends.


Photos: Catching The "3:10 To Yuma"
"Shoot 'Em Up" stars Clive Owen stars as Mr. Smith, a mysterious stranger who joins forces with Monica Belluci to protect an infant from criminal Paul Giamatti.

"The Hunting Party" stars Richard Gere, Terrence Howard and Jesse Eisenberg as three journalists who return to Bosnia five years after the war ends to look for a war criminal.

TV

A year after Steve Irwin's death, Animal Planet is airing a weeklong celebration of the exuberant "Crocodile Hunter."


Photos: Farewell To Steve Irwin
"Secrets of the Crocodile," debuting 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday, is the centerpiece. The program details Irwin's final crocodile research expedition to illuminate the reptiles that have scarcely changed in their thousands of years on Earth.

Photos: Bindi's Goodbye
Other programs include "The Crocodile Hunter 3: Steve's Story," 8 p.m. Monday; "They Shoot Crocs, Don't They," 9 p.m. Monday; "Ocean's Deadliest," 9 p.m. Tuesday and "My Daddy the Crocodile Hunter," 9 p.m. Wednesday.

"Lincoln Heights," the rare TV drama that makes a black family its focus, returns 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday on ABC Family for its second season.

MUSIC

The first lady of rock 'n' roll, Bruce Springsteen's wife Patty Sciafa, is out with her own album, "Play It as It Lays."


Photos: Born In The USA
Psychedelic Rock band Pink Floyd is releasing a three-CD deluxe edition of their LSD-fueled "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn."

The Baby Loves Jazz Band is out with its "Greatest Hits, Vol. 1-2," which featured jazzed up versions of songs like "Wheels on the Bus" and "Old Macdonald."

"A Place for Us: A Tribute to 50 Years of West Side Story" features songs from the musical like "Maria," sung by Johnny Mathis, and "I Feel Pretty" and René, Henri and His Orchestra.

BOOKS

"Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World" by former president Bill Clinton seeks to inspire readers to create change in their own community.


Photos: Clinton Library
"Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself" by Alan Alda is the author's follow up to "Never Have Your Dog Stuffed."

Photos: Book People
"Brother, I'm Dying" by Edwidge Danticat is a memoir about the author's life as a Haitian immigrant dealing with leaving behind a beloved uncle to come to the United States. Her uncle, a pastor, died in 2004 when he was detained by U.S. Customs and then imprisoned by the Department of Homeland Security. He was 81.

DVD

Cillian Murphy stars in "The Wind that Shakes the Barley," which is about two brothers who are caught on opposing sides in the battle for Irish freedom from Great Britain.

"Georgia Rule," starring Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan and Felicity Huffman, is the story of a mother, grandmother and daughter who finally grow to understand each other after years of resentment.

"Delta Farce," starring Larry the Cable Guy, is about blue-collar guy and his friends who is mistaken for Army Reservists by a hardcore Army sergeant. They board a plane supposed to be heading to Iraq, but instead are dropped in the middle of Mexico. But they don't realize they are not in the Middle East.

THEATER

" Walmartopia The Musical!" is about a single mom who works at Wal-Mart and speaks out about the working conditions. The show opens Sept. 3 at the Off Broadway Minetta Lane Theater.

"Billy the Mime: America LoveSexDeath" opens Sept. 6 in the Off Off Broadway Flea Theatre.