Thursday, January 17, 2013


Well, dear readers, the second installment of Dr. Seusspeare's "Macbeth" remains currently under production. However, while you wait for its debut, why not kick up your feet and relax with some of these fine televisual programs, brought to you courtesy of the Literary Universe:


9:00 pm: The Apprentice- Five hopefuls compete for the chance to be hired as personal assistant to chocolatier Willy Wonka, and hopefully be next in line to run the Wonka candy empire. Tonight- the Chocolate River challenge.

Discovery Channel

9:00 pm: Gold Rush: Caribbean- Rival crews- one led by newcomer Jim Hawkins, the other by the experienced Captain "Long John" Silver, each bent on taking home a payday- vie for control of a claim on a hitherto unknown Caribbean island.


2:00 pm: Dr. Phil: "Wedding Day Disasters"- Young governess Jane discovers on her wedding day that her fiance is already married; years after being left at the altar, the still broken-hearted Miss Havisham struggles to move on.


7:00 pm: 30 Days: "Prince/Pauper"- A pampered royal and a scruffy street urchin must take on each other's lives for a month.


The CW

9:00 pm: Cheaters- A Russian nobleman is humiliated after the team catches his young wife Anna with her lover; a violent confrontation ensues when General Agamemnon returns home from deployment to find his wife with another man.


9:00 pm: Ghost Hunters: "Elsinore"- The team investigates a castle in Denmark where a young prince claims to have seen the ghost of his dead (possibly murdered) father.

OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network)

3:00 pm: Dr. Oz- The doctor interviews three guests suffering from rare and bizarre medical conditions: a farmer born with no brain, a logger born with no heart, and a woman who experiences a severe allergic reaction to water.
9:00 pm: Shocking Family Secrets- A man's life is turned upside-down when he discovers that he has inadvertently killed his father and married his mother; a young hobbit is stunned when he learns that the ring left to him by his uncle is actually a powerful and dangerous magical object.


9:00 pm: Real Housewives of Atlanta- Gossip, scandal, and family drama ensue when Scarlett attends Melanie's party, despite having been caught in a compromising situation by India earlier in the day.

9:00 pm: Hoarders: "Dr. Doolittle"- In a bizarre case of animal hoarding, the team tries to help a former veterinary surgeon who has surrounded himself with a variety of strange creatures that he believes can talk to him.
10:00 pm: Intervention: "Sherlock"- Older brother Mycroft, friend John Watson, and concerned landlady Mrs. Hudson try to persuade private investigator Sherlock to seek treatment for his cocaine addiction.

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