'Storage Wars,' 'American Hoggers' return and more reality TV news

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Barry Weiss on "Storage Wars." Photo Credit: A&E

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KARDASHIAN NEWS Kim Kardashian appeared Friday at the mandatory settlement hearing that California law requires before a divorce trial begins, but her estranged husband Kris Humphries was a no-show. E! News said the Brooklyn Nets forward claimed a problem with his scheduled flight to Los Angeles. Judge Hank Goldberg, noting Humphries could have attended by telephone, set a hearing for Friday to determine whether to sanction him.

PREMIERES Tuesday on A&E, "Storage Wars" is back for season four at 9 p.m. and "American Hoggers" for season three at 10 p.m., each with back-to-back episodes . . . Also Tuesday at 9 p.m., it's season two of "Don't Be Tardy . . ." (sans "for the Wedding" now that Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann are married) . . . "Gigolos" returns for season four on Showtime, Thursday at 11 p.m. . . . Beth Stern hosts National Geographic Wild's new "Spoiled Rotten Pets," starting 9 p.m. Saturday . . . Then on Sunday, comedian Kym Whitley has a baby and is "Raising Whitley," a new show on OWN at 10 p.m. Opposite it, Animal Planet's new "Ice Cold Gold" follows American prospectors in Greenland, VH1's new "I'm Married to A . . . looks at unconventional couples, and E! asks in its new behind-the-scenes show about the swimmer, "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" That's followed at 10:30 p.m. by season two of "Married to Jonas."

RECAPS Lazaro Arbos was the last man standing on "American Idol," leaving the first all-female final five . . . Lisa Vanderpump and partner Gleb Savchenko are gone from "Dancing With the Stars" . . . It was a Michael Snow fall on "Survivor: Caramoan" . . . "Splash" liquidated Louie Anderson . . . Amber Perley got the gate on "Fashion Star" . . . Jeremy Madden's not gonna take it anymore on "Hell's Kitchen" . . . and Martin Cooper aka Coco Montrese was cut from "RuPaul's Drag Race."

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