The Must List: What's Hot for the Week Ending July 18, 2010
Now that the contenders have been announced, it's time to prep for the Emmy Awards telecast on Aug. 29. Head over to iTunes to catch up on all of our favorite nominated shows, including Lost, Parks and Recreation, The Good Wife, and — finally, Emmy voters! — Friday Night Lights.
IF YOU REALLY KNEW ME
The docuseries brings together different high school cliques for an affecting look at the real people behind the labels. (MTV, Tuesdays, 11 p.m.)
FREAKS AND GEEKS reruns on IFC
After 11 years, we're still mourning the cancellation of the brilliant high school drama, so we're thrilled IFC is rerunning the series. While many involved — including Jason Segel, James Franco, Seth Rogen, and producer Judd Apatow — have moved on to bigger projects, we think this remains one of their best. (IFC, Fridays, 11 p.m.)
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
Actually, they're more than all right in this funny, moving R-rated drama about a lesbian couple (Annette Bening and Julianne Moore), their two children, and the sperm donor who fathered them. Director Lisa Cholodenko's incisive family portrait is the answer to action-movie overload.