Some of the music industry's heaviest hitters — Bruce Springsteen, The Police, Paul McCartney and even June Carter Cash — are making appearances this week. Some highly anticipated movies such as "Oceans 13" are coming to theaters as well.
"12:08 East of Bucharest" is a Romanian comedy about different people's recollections of the fall of Nicolai Ceausescu. It opens June 6.
Opening June 8, "Oceans 13" is the third installment of the successful "Oceans" series. Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon et all, the gang is joined by former nemesis Andy Garcia to take down Al Pacino.
"Your Mommy Kills Animals" is an examination of the animal rights movement in light of the FBI's recent declaration that animal rights activists are the biggest domestic terror threat in the United States. The movie features appearances by Katherine Heigl, Jessica Biel, Betty White and Ben Stein.
"Surf's Up" is another animated penguin movie about a little penguin whose goal is to win the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship. Vocal talents include Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel and Jeff Bridges.
"Jersey Beat," features the greatest hits of Frankie Valli and the four seasons, including "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Walk Like a Man" and "Ain't That a Shame."
The legendary trio the Police are releasing a 2 disc set, "The Police," of their classics including "Roxanne," "Can't Stand Losing You," and "Message in a Bottle."
"Anchored in Love: A Tribute to June Carter Cash" features some of her greatest songs, such as "If I Were a Carpenter," sung by Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow, and "Wildwood Flower," sung by Loretta Lynn.
The new animated series "Creature Comforts," presents the voice of the people from the mouths of hilarious animated animals. The series, "featuring the voices of your fellow Americans," is based on an Oscar-winning short film that also spawned a hit series on British TV. It is produced by Aardman Animations, which made the feature films "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of The Were-Rabbit" and "Chicken Run." "Creature Comforts" premieres on CBS Monday at 8 p.m. ET.
Kirstie Alley stars in the comedy "Write & Wrong" as an award-winning screenwriter too old to land work. She plays Byrdie Langdon, who, nearing 50, is considered over the hill in youth-centric Hollywood.
In desperation, Byrdie persuades Jason, her handsome young nephew and a car salesman by trade, to pose as a screenwriter using her scripts. The ploy succeeds — until Jason falls for Andrea, the studio development executive.
Eric Christian Olsen and Stacy Grant also star in the Lifetime film, which airs Sunday at 8 p.m.
"We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song" honors Ella Fitzgerald with performances by performers are Patti Austin, George Duke, Jon Faddis, Dave Koz, Ledisi, Monica Mancini, James Moody, Take 6, Ruben Studdard, Nancy Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Lizz Wright, Wynonna and the USC Thornton Symphony and Jazz Orchestra. The special is co-hosted by Quincy Jones and Natalie Cole. It airs Wednesday at 9 p.m. on PBS.
"Lean Mean Thirteen" by Janet Evanovich is the 13th installment of the Stephanie Plum novels about the adventures of a female bounty hunter from New Jersey.
Atonement author Ian McEwan has a new book, "On Chesil Beach". His 13th work of fiction is somewhere between a novel and novella and explores issues of sex and class.
"A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton" by Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein tackles everything from Clinton's girlhood in Illinois to her shift from the Republican to Democratic parties in college. He examines the way she reacted to the Monica Lewinsky scandal and how it helped her win a Senate seat.
"Seinfeld: The Complete Eighth Season" is out on DVD so the show's legions of fans can watch some more reruns.
"Norbit" is out, for those who want to see Eddie Murphy dressed up in a fat suit to portray a 400-pound woman.
If you don't pick up the album, or just want to see as well as hear "the Boss," "Bruce Springsteen: Live in Dublin" is also out on DVD.