'Bachelorette' premiere pushed back a week

It's time for Desiree Hartsock to call the It's time for Desiree Hartsock to call the shots when she gets her second chance to find love, starring in the ninth edition of ABC's hit romance reality series, "The Bachelorette." Photo Credit: ABC

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WEEK TWEAK. The ninth season of ABC's "The Bachelorette" has been pushed back a week to May 27 at 8 p.m., from May 20 at 9 p.m. Production on the show, starring Desiree Hartsock, a bridal stylist from Northglenn, Colo., began on March 14. Hartsock made it to the final four on the recent Sean Lowe season of "The Bachelor."

 

UPCOMING. Ten amateur bakers get a shot at a $250,000 prize and a cookbook contract on CBS' "The American Baking Competition," premiering May 29. Based on Britain's "The Great British Bake Off," it's hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy.

 

PREMIERES. Rapper T.I. Harris and wife Tiny and their six kids return for season three of "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle" Monday night at 10 on VH1 . . . Two matchmaker shows premiere opposite each other Tuesday at 9 p.m. -- NBC's "Ready for Love" and Oxygen's Miami-based "Find Me My Man" . . . then at 10 p.m., Grammy Award-winning songwriter Kandi Burruss of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" helps aspiring performers on Bravo's new "The Kandi Factory" . . . Gene Simmons guest-stars on the season-two premiere of Travel's "Toy Hunter," Wednesday at 9 p.m. . . . Thursday night at 10, former NFL quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner gives ordinary people a shot at their dream careers in "The Moment," on USA . . . and the Food Network serves up season six of "Restaurant: Impossible" Sunday at 10 p.m.

 

RECAPS.Burnell Taylor is gone, leaving six finalists on "American Idol" . . . Wynonna Judd and partner Tony Dovolani bade farewell to "Dancing With the Stars" . . . "Survivor: Caramoan" voted off Corinne Kaplan . . . Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett voluntarily left "Splash" . . . Brandon Scott will not be the "Fashion Star" . . . and Justin Johnson aka Alyssa Edwards was eliminated on "RuPaul's Drag Race."

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