From Eddie Murphy, to Online Relationships and Restoring the Jersey Shore – TV This Week 11/12

showMONDAY – Catfish: The TV Show (Series Premiere) – MTV– 10PM

 Based off of the controversial 2010 documentary Catfish, star and artist Nev Schulman brings his creepy odyssey to life. The film followed Schulman as he began a romantic relationship on social networking site, Facebook, with a fan who starts to paint all of his photographs.  The show will bring existing online-only couples together for their first face-to-face encounter. Will their so called true love survive?


 showTUESDAY – Mankind The Story of All of Us – History Channel – 9PM

 Actor Josh Brolin hosts a six-part documentary on the evolution of human beings, from Mesopotamia to present day. The first episode will explore the themes of eastern Africa.




 showWEDNESDAY – Eddie Murphy: One Night Only – Spike TV – 10PM

 Spike TV pays tribute to one of the most legendary American comedians of all time, Eddie Murphy, with an All-Star lineup including Chris Rock and Jamie Foxx. We’re choosing to overlook some of Murphy’s more unfortunate recent films such as “Norbit,” “Meet Dave,” and “The Haunted Mansion” – instead we’re turning our attention to the actor’s legendary 80s and 90s films which have earned him this honor.


 showTHURSDAY  – Restore the Shore – MTV – 11PM

Take a break from Jersey Shore reruns to watch the gang reunite in the name of their beloved summer hangout, Seaside Heights. The area, where several episodes of the show have been filmed, was one of the hardest-hit areas during Sandy. Other celebrity guests are expected appear at the event that will be broadcast live from MTV’s studio in Times Square. All donations raised will go towards restoring the Seaside Heights boardwalk, as well as rebuilding homes and businesses in the area.


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