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Monday, October 09, 2006

Picks of the Week: Comedy, Drama, Horror and Reali-T

Without further ado, here are this week’s Picks of the Week:

One of this season’s most highly anticipated comedies finally premieres this week. Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan and Alec Baldwin star in “30 Rock,” NBC’s second new show that goes behind the scenes of a late-night sketch comedy. Some critics have called this one the best new comedy of the year, but considering how I feel about critics lately, I’m not going to hold my breath. “30 Rock” premieres Wednesday at 8 p.m. on NBC.

After seeing the incessant promos over the weekend, I feel I have no choice but to pick “I Pity the Fool,” the new reality show from TV Land. Basically, Mr. T is traveling the country to “mo-T-vate” people who need his help. “I Pity the Fool” premieres Wednesday at 10 p.m. on TV Land…

I can’t possibly write this post without mentioning part one of the season finale of “Project Runway.” After the awkward—and somewhat nasty—reunion show, things aren’t going to get better as Laura accuses Jeffrey of cheating. Boy, I hope she brings him down. “Project Runway” airs Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Bravo…

And speaking of Bravo, my favorite cable network is dusting off one of its classic reality shows (and the inspiration for “Runway”) for a special Friday the 13th marathon. “Project Greenlight” was created by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to help nurture young filmmakers, but the third season just didn’t produce the ratings Bravo was looking for and the show was banished from the schedule—which is unfortunate, because some critics called it the best yet. I had not yet discovered the magic of Bravo when this show was airing and only saw bits and pieces, so I am especially excited that they are giving me another shot to see it. The movie that was created as a result of this season was the horror film, “Feast,” which hit theatres for a limited run on September 22nd. The “Project Greenlight” third season marathon airs Friday, October 13th beginning at 1 p.m. Be warned, however, that the marathon begins with episode four, so you’ll miss the director fighting with the producers about casting his girlfriend in the main role; but you should still see Krista Allen show up for work drunk…