Weekend Picks: Divas, Kings and President Clinton

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We're marathoning with the Huxtables -- aren't you?

FRIDAY, JULY 10
Whale Wars (9 p.m., ANIMAL): Did you know that there's a whale war going on between a radical group of people called the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Japanese whalers who are supposedly collecting fins for scientific research? It's true. The Shepherd's attempts to stop the whalers are documented in this show, but naturally, they encounter problems as they sail around. In this episode, "The Unintimidatables," the crew deals with an Anthrax scare and a resignation from the first mate.

What Not To Wear (9 p.m., TLC): Stacy London may be bitchy, and Clinton Kelly may be even bitchier, but these fashion gurus sure know what they're talking about. When they unleash their wrath on Holly, a hopeful ballerina, there's bound to be a dumpster full of tulle and toe shoes.

SATURDAY, JULY 11
Kings (8 p.m., NBC): What would King David do with a cell phone? Why, call people on it, of course! Kings folds Biblical characters into a country under monarchical rule and with American culture and technology. In this episode, David (Christopher Egan) deals with treason charges and Silas (Ian McShane) hands the trial reins over to his son Jack (Sebastian Stan). Catch Kings before it's gone -- NBC basically cancelled the short-lived show.

The Cosby Show (10 p.m., TVLand): Cliff Huxtable (Bill Cosby) was a different kind of TV dad. He punished fairly, he spoke slowly, he made absurd faces and he wore unforgettable sweaters. But Cosby himself was a different kind of comedian. He reinvented the family show by centering it around his own comedy act, paving the way for Ray Romano and Tim Allen, among others. The show also launched the careers of Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Raven-Symone. Kick back with a cup of pudding and relive the memories!

SUNDAY, JULY 12
Drop Dead Diva (9 p.m., LIFETIME): Catch the television return of Liza Minnelli, Delta Burke and Rosie O'Donnell on the series premiere of Drop Dead Diva, which stars Brooke D'Orsay as Deb, a beautiful young actress who dies and comes back as Jane (Brooke Elliott), an overweight attorney. Throw in comedian Margeret Cho, who plays her assistant, Teri, and you've got a killer lineup.

Spectacle (9 p.m., SUNDANCE): Musician Elvis Costello speaks with former President Bill Clinton about music and his one-time desire to be a professional jazz saxophonist. The episode is one in a 13-part series that combines conversation and performance. Future guests include Rufus Wainwright and Smokey Robinson.

Entourage (10:30 p.m., HBO): HBO's got a trifecta with True Blood at 9, Hung at 10 and, finally, the season six premiere of Entourage. Catch a sneak peek here. The season kicks off with Vince (Adrian Grenier) taking his driving test and promoting his new Scorsese film, "Gatsby." Eric (Kevin Connolly) debates buying a house and Lloyd (Rex Lee) tries to get promoted. Everyone's growing up!

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