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Show Guide: 'Those Who Can't'

Synopsis: THOSE WHO CAN'T is truTV's first foray into full-length scripted comedy. The half-hour comedy follows three trouble-making teachers, played by show creators Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy of the Denver-based comedy troupe The Grawlix.

More inept than the kids they teach, they’re out to beat the system as they struggle to survive each day on their own terms. Joining them is Maria Thayer (Eagleheart) the school librarian with an insuppressible passion for life.

Guest stars include Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones), Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm), T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley), Peter Stormare (Fargo, The Big Lebowski) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs). (Courtesy truTV, 2016)

The Cast:

Production Credits:
Dean Lorey (Arrested Development) is the show runner and an executive producer. Also serving as executive producers on THOSE WHO CAN'T are Tracey Baird (Flight of the Conchords) and Krysia Plonka (Billy On The Street) of Thank You, Brain! Productions; Michael Rotenberg and Josh Lieberman of 3 Arts Entertainment; and Richard Korson.

The Episodes:
Season One Episode Guide (truTV)
1-01 Pilot--02/11/2016
When the school bully begins picking on some of the teachers at Smoot High, the teachers exact a terrible (and stupid...and illegal) revenge. Even the librarian gets in on the action...when she’s not de-penising library books.

1-02 Oof, Nut City--02/11/2016
Principal Quinn tasks the guys with helping a shy kid win the student election, but they do their jobs a little too well and unwittingly create a monster. Abbey and Quinn have a fight over Smoot High’s debate practices.

1-03 Lady And The Scamp--02/18/2016
The teachers protest the poor working conditions at Smoot by going on strike, but Fairbell refuses to join them. Shoemaker and Abbey butt heads over who’s the real strike leader, while Loren and Rod tailgate the event leaving Quinn and Tammy to man the understaffed school. Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm) guest stars as the home-ec teacher who uses her students as sweatshop workers to make the crappy products she hawks for a quick buck.

1-04 The Fairbell Tape--02/25/2016
When the junk food vending machines get yanked by the PTA, Shoemaker and Abbey go to extreme lengths to get them back. Loren faces off with his old home-ec teacher, while Fairbell’s sexual orientation is uncovered with the help of a peculiar videotape. Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm) guest stars as does Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Cruel Intentions) as the terrifying head of the PTA who runs the school with an iron yoga-mat clutching fist.

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Episode Guide: 'Top Chef' - Season Thirteen

13-01 Stop the Presses--12/02/2015
A collection of the country's best Chefs converge in Los Angeles where they will hit the road and compete in six cities across the Golden State. To get their feet wet, the Chefs face off in a fan favorite Quickfire challenge. Then, the Chefs must make dishes that stand out for a group of top food critics and reporters in order to survive the first elimination. Legendary chef Emeril Lagasse rounds out the judging panel alongside Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi and Gail Simmons.

13-02 Pop Up Pandemonium--12/03/2015
Padma challenges the Chefs to create and open four distinct pop-up restaurants reflecting the culture of the Los Angeles neighborhoods they land in. Tom, Padma, Gail and guest judge and Pop-Up King Ludo Lefebvre eat their way through Mexican, Persian, Korean and even Vegan cuisine to pick the best dish that celebrates LA's mosaic of cultures.

13-03 Spines And Vines--12/10/2015
The "Top Chef" California Road Trip embarks to its first destination: Santa Barbara. Stopping at the Harbor, the Chefs pick up fresh sea urchin to use in their first Sudden Death Quickfire Challenge. For the Elimination Challenge, the Chefs go from friends to enemies when "surf and turf" becomes "surf versus turf" as they serve to a daunting table of celebrated chefs and judges.

13-04 It's A Dry Heat--12/17/2015
The chefs four-wheel into their second destination of their Road Trip -- Palm Springs. In the desert, world-renowned chef Jose Andres tasks the cheftestants to use solar powered stoves for one hot Quickfire. Then, the Chefs must avoid culinary sand traps when they cook on a golf course. Chefs John Besh and Mary Sue Milliken join Tom Collichio, Padma Lakshmi and Richard Blais on the course.

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Show Guide: '30 Days'

Synopsis: Supersize Me director and star Morgan Spurlock created and hosts this "do-gooding" reality series that attempts to up participants' empathy quotients -- and provoke discussion among viewers -- by immersing them in someone else's reality for a month. Not one to shy away from experience, Spurlock himself joins in the action, going to work in the coal mines of his native West Virginia and attempting to survive on minimum wage for 30 days.

The Episodes:
Season One Episode Guide (FX)

Season Two Episode Guide (FX)

Season Three Episode Guide (FX)

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Show Guide: '20/20 Crime'

Synopsis: For over three decades, 20/20 has continued to combine hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories that have changes lives. Co-anchored by award-winning journalists Elizabeth Vargas and David Muir, the program is known for its investigative reporting and exposés. (Courtesy CMT, 2014)

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Show Guide: 'Tabloid'

Synopsis: Guaranteed to satisfy inquiring minds, the one-hour show, hosted by the Emmy Award-winning king of tabloid television, Jerry Springer, peels back the curtain to probe the most bizarre larger-than-life stories you can't possibly imagine. Baring all of the twists and turns, and macabre motivations behind eye-catching criminal accounts, "Tabloid" unearths the most mind-blowing headlines of your favorite checkout line magazines exposing the biggest stories of the day. (Courtesy Investigation Discovery, 2014)