Reality Check

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GUEST DOES THE COOKING. Old Westbury heiress Cornelia Guest, the embodiment of 1980s society nightlife, is now an event planner, designer, author and animal advocate. The author of "Cornelia Guest's Simple Pleasures: Healthy Seasonal Cooking and Easy Entertaining," she's one of eight competitors in Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri's Food Network series "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off," premiering Sunday at 9 p.m. "I have always loved the kitchen," Guest, 49, tells Newsday. "The smells, ovens, pots and pans, gadgets, I love it all. When I was little I would spend hours in the kitchen making food for my dogs. They were my first victims!" she jokes. Unlike her fellow competitors, Guest -- daughter of the late fashion icon C.Z. Guest -- is cooking strictly vegan, with no animal products. "I find people still turn their noses up when a 'protein' means an animal is not served," she says. "So to get people to taste vegan/vegetarian food can be tough."

PREMIERES. Season Three of Lifetime's "Dance Moms" debuts tomorrow night at 9. At 10 and 10:30, A&E's "Storage Wars: New York" debuts with back-to-back episodes . . . TLC's "What Not to Wear" gets dressed up for Season 10 Thursday at 10 p.m. Opposite it, MTV goes "Buckwild," following a group of friends in small-town West Virginia . . . and Sunday at 8 p.m., VH1's "Mob Wives" takes a shot at Season Three. Then that night at 9, there's a reality bonanza: Trainer Jillian Michaels returns for the 14th edition of NBC's "The Biggest Loser." TLC has the first of four "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" specials. The alligator wranglers of "Gator Boys" wade in to season two on Animal Planet. And VH1 introduces the dating show, "Making Mr. Right."

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