Workaholic Parents are ‘Kidnapped by the Kids’ on OWN Tonight

Calling all working parents! Many of you are struggling to balance the overwhelming demands of work and family, especially in a time when BlackBerries and remote access make it even harder than ever to determine where work commitments end and home life begins. Tonight at 9pm ET/PT, OWN premieres a new series, Kidnapped by the Kids, which lets the kids call the shots for once. In each episode of Kidnapped by the…

Spying on Polar Bears with Animal Planet

If you’re a fan of Discovery Channel’s Planet Earth and Life, make a note on your calendar to catch Animal Planet‘s Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice this Thursday night. As with the former series, Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice leverages production technology (in this case spy cameras) to capture animal behavior in a new and fascinating light. Premiering Thursday at 10pm ET/PT on Animal Planet, Polar Bear: Spy…

It’s ‘Nothing Personal’ on Investigation Discovery This Wednesday

The motive in murder-for-hire plots may vary from case to case, but for the hired hit man it’s always business as usual. Investigation Discovery takes a look at the sinister world of contract killings in Nothing Personal, a new series on Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT about mafia disloyalties, romantic infidelities, stale friendships and the trio of characters at their center: the conniving “client,” the professional murderer and the victim who…

Fight or Flight? Animal Planet’s ‘Taking on Tyson’ Debuts Sunday

“The first thing I ever loved in my life was a pigeon. I don’t know why…I feel ridiculous trying to explain it.” Animal Planet has brought us unexpected animal-human combinations — from Shorty Rossi and his pit bulls on Pit Boss to the men and women featured on Fatal Attractions. This Sunday, viewers will step into the world of heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson and his pigeons on Taking on…

‘DC Cupcakes’ Returns to TLC Tonight

Are you in the mood for a sweet treat? Tonight at 10pm ET/PT on TLC, DC Cupcakes returns for a second delicious season. The series follows sisters Sophie and Katherine, the founders of Georgetown Cupcake, as they operate several busy cupcakeries and meet daunting deadlines for clients of all types. This season, they will bake 10,000 cupcakes to be shipped to Afghanistan for our troops, create a giant pink bra out of…