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Pajiba After Dark 7/10/11

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There is just a whole mess of reality shows on tonight, including the premiere of another bakery focused reality show set in the Jersey Shore which has to be some kind of Mad-Libs approach to green lighting new reality series. Even the name ("Tough Cookies") sounds like something a comedian came up with while doing a bit about how stupid reality TV has gotten to be in recent days. I'm betting the only reason something about housewives weren't worked in there is because if someone is working in a bakery they're obviously not a housewife. Anyway, that rounds tonight's reality show gauntlet to three set in Jersey, three that have to do with cooking and another four that are shows about famous people being totally famous. There is some overlap but there are also some I didn't touch on. Here's your Sunday night TV:

7:00pm: "Dateline NBC" on NBC
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DVD Playhouse--July 2011

DVD Playhouse—July 2011

By Allen Gardner

The Music Room (Criterion) Satyajit Ray’s 1958 masterpiece looks at the life of a fallen aristocrat as a metaphor for an India that is not only becoming Westernized, but modernized technologically and culturally beyond recognition. When the beloved music room, where he has hosted lavish concerts in the past, starts falling into disrepair as attendance drops steadily, the man realizes his way of life is vanishing. Stunningly shot in black & white, one of Ray’s finest works. Bonuses: Documentary on Ray from 1984 by Shyam Benegal; Interviews with Ray biographer Andrew Robinson and filmmaker Mira Nair; Excerpt from 1981 roundtable discussion between Ray, critic Michael Ciment, director Claude Sautet. Also available on Blu-ray disc. Full screen. Dolby 1.0 mono.

Beauty And The Beast (Criterion) Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of the classic fairy tale become a beloved classic upon its 1946 release, and hasn’t faded since.
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Poirot And Miss Marple Mysteries Return To American TV

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Cinema Retro has received the following press release from PBS:

Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple

Based on the works of Agatha Christie

On Masterpiece Mystery!

Sundays June 19 - July 10, 2011 at 9pm on PBS

David Suchet returns as the stylish and quirky Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot, the iconic character made famous by Agatha Christie. In three brand new mysteries, Poirot finds himself investigating crimes, murders, and international cover-ups with the help of the police and some old friends.

Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 9pm Et — "Three Act Tragedy"

Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 9pm Et — "The Clocks"

Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 9pm Et — "Hallowe'en Party"

A new episode of the beloved "Agatha Christie's Miss Marple" series airs on Sunday, July 10, with Julia McKenzie (Cranford) in the role of the spinster sleuth. In "The Pale Horse," Miss Marple investigates the murder of a friend and stumbles upon some spooky findings.
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Willoughby lands 'Miss Marple' cameo

Willoughby lands 'Miss Marple' cameo
This Morning host Holly Willoughby has landed a cameo role in a new Miss Marple drama. The TV presenter revealed the news on today's programme, admitting that she was given the part as a birthday present by the ITV production team. Willoughby will play 17th century witch Goody Carne in the murder mystery show, which stars Julia McKenzie in the lead role. The episode, titled 'The Pale Horse', will also include Nicholas Parsons, popstar and ex-Neighbours actress Holly Valance, Young (more)
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