Kesha docusoap 'My Crazy Beautiful Life' premieres
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Diane Werts writes about television for Newsday. Werts previously was
MORE CELEBREALITY Cable has actually found three celebs who don't already have their own docusoaps! Now, they will -- stand-up comic and single mom Kym Whitley in "Raising Whitley" (Saturday night at 10, OWN), last year's Olympic swimmer-stud in "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" (Sunday at 10 p.m., E!) and recording artist "Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life" (Tuesday at 11 p.m., MTV). Preview at mtv.com/ontv.
WE WANNA KNOW! Because how could you not wonder "How Sex Changed the World" (Saturday night at 10, H2)? The first episode, "America's Sex Pioneers," includes the Puritans and Ben Franklin, no compatible couple. Tune in earlier for "How Playboy Changed the World" (8-10 Saturday night., repeats midnight-2 a.m., H2). More at history.com/h2.
FRAGGLES, 20 YEARS LATER Hard to believe it's been that long since the launch of "Fraggle Rock" (Sunday 9 a.m.-noon, Hub), Muppet creator Jim Henson's global fave that played here on HBO. Celebrate with tomorrow's anniversary marathon or cute clips at hubworld.com/fragglerock.
ACCLAIMED ENCORE Time to catch up to "Top of the Lake" (Sunday 3-10 p.m., Sundance). Director Jane Campion of "The Piano" reunites with Holly Hunter and adds "Mad Men's" Elisabeth Moss in the spellbinding search for a missing, pregnant 12-year-old daughter of a drug lord. Video at sundancechannel.com/topofthelake.
WATERGATE 101 So what's the big deal about "Watergate," anyway? Viewers who weren't there, and those who were, can relive the whole '70s scandal in "All the President's Men Revisited" (Sunday 8-10 p.m., Discovery). The two-hour retrospective charts not only what happened but how it was discovered by journalism legends-to-be Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. They're here to look back, along with the men who played them in the 1976 movie, Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman.
THE BEST MOVIES EVER These are considered to be among them by the studios who invested in digital restoration. Three gems on Monday night: "The Wizard of Oz" (8 p.m.), "Leave Her to Heaven" (10 p.m.) and first-ever Academy Award winner "Wings" (12:15 a.m.). Tuesday has "Treasure Island" (8 p.m.), "The Invisible Man" (10 p.m.) and "Lawrence of Arabia" (11:30 p.m., TCM). More at tcm.com.
NATIONAL WONDERS WEEK Parks and nature fill a special week on Destination America that kicks off with "Wild Hawaii" (Monday at 8 p.m.) and continues at the same time nightly through Appalachia, Yellowstone, Niagara Falls and great train rides. More at america.discovery.com.
SEASON FINALES Saying sayonara: "Duck Dynasty" (Wednesday at 10 p.m., A&E), "Project Runway" (Thursday 9-11 p.m., Lifetime), Kiefer Sutherland's "Touch" (Friday at 9 p.m., Fox/5).