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D’Angelo and Mary J. Blige hit the road on their Liberation Tour which swings through the East Coast on its way around the country. If you like your soul hot buttered, Anthony Hamilton and Estelle are also on the road. Oprah talks to Olympic gold medalist and America’s new sweetheart Gabby Douglas for “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” And of course, if you’re a football fan, there’s plenty of NFL preseason football to look forward to this weekend. And don’t forget, the NFL’s games that count start on Wednesday, September 5 when the defending Super Bowl champs host the Dallas Cowboys at Giants Stadium.


All Times Eastern

Friday, August 24

“White Chicks” at 10 p.m. on Encore

Marlon and Shawn Wayans go undercover as white women to foil a kidnapping plot

Saturday, August 25

“Tombstone” at 11 p.m. on AMC

The legend of Wyatt Earp is explored in this Western that features a great performance by Val Kilmer as Doc Holiday

"R&B Divas"

If you missed the history making premier episode of TV One’s "R&B Divas" it will re-air.


It's Starz starring Kelsey Grammar is Oprah’s new favorite show, The series, shot on Ms. Winfrey's home turf of Chicago, stars Grammer as fictional Chicago mayor Tom Kane, a man who battles his enemies – both real and perceived – while battling Lewy Body, a progressive neurological disease.

Sunday, August 26


“True Blood” season 5 finale: “Save Yourself” at 9 p.m. on HBO

Things are as gory as usual on the “True Blood” season finale. Tara’s now a vampire, Sookie’s with the fairies, Bill’s gone bad and the vampires are busy dealing with the Vampire Authority. Will Bill retain his humanity? Will Tara remain a vampire? Will Sookie get her house back? We don’t know if any of these questions will be answered but hey, if you’re a “True Blood” fan you’ll be watching regardless. Watch a sneak peek here.

“Oprah’s Next Chapter” at 8:30 p.m. on OWN

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas gets the “O” treatment


“Hit And Run”

Real life couple Dax Shepard and Kirsten Bell take an unexpected road trip when an old friend shows up demanding the money he’s owed.



Kevin Durant plays himself in Thunderstruck – a movie about a NBA player who switches talent with a klutzy 14 year old fan.  Here’s Kevin.


“Desperate” by Nicki Monroe

A married couple find questionable ways to earn money when times get tough

Friday, August 24


Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo and Melanie Fiona

Mann Music Center

7 p.m.


Hold Your Wife Tour featuring Raheem DeVaughn, Tank and Carl Thomas

Pier Six Concert Pavilion

6:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 25

Rainbow PUSH Michigan

National Crusade for America Parent and Youth March

12:00 pm



Marsha Ambrosius

House of Blues Atlantic City

8 p.m.

Sunday, August 25


Anthony Hamilton, Estelle

Tower Theater

7:30 p.m.  


Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo with Melanie Fiona

Verizon Theater

7 p.m.