Fox rolls out "The Jury," a courtroom drama from Baltimore native Barry Levinson. Sports fans score with the NBA Finals and the U.S. Olympics Diving Trials. On cable, "The Sopranos" signs off for the season, and National Geographic dives into the underwater destruction of the Titanic. In Sci Fi's "Five Days to Midnight," the clock's ticking as Timothy Hutton tries to solve his own murder. And Patrick Swayze goes on an African adventure in an updated version of "King Solomon's Mines."
The 58th annual tony awards
Sunday at 8 p.m. on CBS
Hugh Jackman returns to host this annual celebration of excellence in the theater world, broadcast live from New York's Radio City Music Hall.
Jackman also is a nominee for best actor in a musical for his role as the late Peter Allen in "The Boy from Oz." Kevin Kline, Swoosie Kurtz and Phylicia Rashad are among the other nominees.
nba finals: game 1
Sunday at 9 p.m. on ABC
At last pro basketball's lengthy season gets serious, as the best-of-seven championship series promises to yield a winner within two weeks.
last comic standing 2
Tuesday at 8 p.m. on NBC
This reality show combines both the hunt for talent and the survivor instinct -- both necessary ingredients for successful stand-up comics.
Hosted by Jay Mohr, the show tracks the finals of a nationwide talent search, culminating in New York and Las Vegas.
The action then picks up the 10 remaining comics as they learn to live together in a house while vying for the ultimate prize: a contract with NBC.
Last summer's winner, Dat Phan, is a headliner at clubs around the country.
A second episode airs on Wednesday at 8 p.m.
Tuesday at 8 and 9 p.m. on Fox
They are the men and women who are told, in any civil or criminal case, that they are the most important people in the courtroom -- despite the presence of all those high-priced lawyers.
Now this new drama series, set in New York City, offers a window into the decision-making process of jury members.
The facts of each case are revealed via flashbacks, with the crimes seen from the viewpoint of the jurors.
Two episodes air on Tuesday, with the first rebroadcast on Friday at 9 p.m.
The show is directed by Baltimore native Barry Levinson, who won an Oscar for "Rain Man."
The simple life
Wednesday at 8 p.m. on Fox
If you cannot possibly wait until next week's kickoff of a new season for this series, fear not. Four back-to-back rebroadcasts of the rural adventures of Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie are on tap to remind you of the duo's original antics -- as seen last summer.
Ken Burns American Stories
Wednesday at 8 p.m. on WETA
In a twist for TV, this rebroadcast offers profiles of three men responsible for creating that other form of communication, the one without the screen, commonly known as radio.
The three are David Sarnoff, a Russian immigrant who rose to head the Radio Corporation of America; Lee de Forest, often called "the father of radio," whose invention of the vacuum tube laid the foundation for the entire electronics industry; and Edwin Armstrong, who created the system of FM broadcasting.
Interviews include radio personality Garrison Keillor, sports commentator
Red Barber, radio dramatist Norman
Corwin and broadcast historian Erik Barnouw.
U.S. Olympic Diving Trials finals
Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC
Everybody into the pool!
With the Olympics in Athens scarcely two months away, this live broadcast showcases the talents of the American divers hoping to bring home the glory -- and the gold.