Thursday, June 8
2006 MTV MOVIE AWARDS Sin City's Jessica Alba hosts the U.S. music net's irreverent salute to Hollywood. Christina Aguilera and Gnarls Barkley perform, and Jim Carrey and Spike Lee get career tributes. 9 pm on MTV, repeated at midnight
2006 WORLD CUP Let the games begin! Costa Rica takes on hosting Germany, followed by Ecuador vs Poland (see Food feature, page 46). 11:30 am on Sportsnet/Omni1, repeated at 11 pm
Friday, June 9
SKIDOO (1968, D: Otto Preminger, w/ Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing, Frankie Avalon, Peter Lawford, Burgess Meredith, George Raft, Caesar Romero, Arnold Stang, Slim Pickens and Groucho Marx as God) Psychedelic curio finds Gleason as a jailed hit man who spikes his prison's food with acid before making an escape by balloon. Marx's last role. Costumes by Rudi Gernreich. 2:05 am on ABC
Saturday, June 10
PSYCHEDELIC PIONEERS Second chance to catch the startling documentary that follows a group of Saskatchewan doctors who during the early 50s, after treating schizophrenics and alcoholics with LSD, unknowingly launched the psychedelic 60s and movies like Skidoo. 8 pm on History
Sunday, June 11
60TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS Live from New York City's Radio City Music Hall, Toronto's Drowsy Chaperone takes on Oprah's Color Purple, Frankie Valli's Jersey Boys and Adam Sandler's Wedding Singer for best musical. Presenters include Hank Azaria, Glenn Close, Eric McCormack, Bernadette Peters and Martin Short. 8 pm on CBS
Monday, June 12
PROJECT CATWALK After a last-minute shopping trip to Marrakesh, Paris and, er, Shepherds Bush, the three remaining designers must each create a 12-piece collection for London Fashion Week to win the $20,000 grand prize. 10 pm on Life, repeated at 1 am
LATE NIGHT Odd couple of the week Paris Hilton and noise-rockers Sonic Youth do David Letterman ( 11:35 pm on CBS/Omni1 ), while 60s psych flashbacks Secret Machines freak out on Craig Ferguson ( 12:35 am on CBS/CHCH ).
Tuesday, June 13
THE SPIRIT OF JOHN LENNON Branded as "tacky" by Yoko Ono, this rebroadcast of a U.S. pay-per-view seance claims to make contact with the dead Beatle. His message: "I'm serious, the walrus was Paul." 7:30 pm on Bravo
LATE NIGHT UK rapper The Streets makes his talk TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel ( 12:05 am on ABC/City ), Nashville punkers Be Your Own Pet do just that on Conan ( 12:35 am on NBC/A ) and reclusive Fiona Apple opens up to Carson Daly ( 1:35 am on NBC ).
Wednesday, June 14
SHE-POPE A cross-dressing British woman named Joan was elected pope in 853 by Catholic Church only to be killed for heresy shortly after her secret was revealed. 3 am on PBS
LATE NIGHT Alt-country queen and New Pornographer Neko Case flies solo on Letterman ( 11:35 pm on CBS/Omni1 ).