Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in local events, entertainment

MOVIES OPENING (Wednesday, unless otherwise noted)
Burlesque (left)
Love & Other Drugs
Tamara Drewe (Friday)

8:00 - 'Antiques Roadshow' (PBS) 14th season premiere
9:00 - 'The Real Story of Thanksgiving' (History) special presentation
9:00 - 'Skating with the Stars' (ABC) series premiere
10:00 - 'The A-List: New York' (Logo) 1st season finale
10:00 - 'Strike Force' (National Geographic Wild) 1st season finale
11:00 - 'The Arrangement' (Logo) 1st season finale

8:00 - 'Weird, True & Freaky' (Animal Planet) 3rd season finale
9:00 - 'Dancing with the Stars' (ABC) 11th season finale
10:00 - 'Nick Swardson's Pretend Time' (Comedy Central) 1st season finale
10:00 - 'Parking Wars' (A&E) 4th season finale

8:30 - 'Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special' (NBC) special presentation
9:00 - 'The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now?' (NBC) special presentation
10:00 - 'Primetime: Celebrity Plastic Surgery Gone Too Far?' (ABC) special presentation
8:00 - 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' [repeat] (ABC) special presentation
8:00 - 'Taylor Swift: Speak Now' (NBC) special presentation
8:00 - 'The Town Christmas Forgot' (Hallmark) special presentation
9:00 - 'People of the Year' (NBC) special presentation
9:30 - 'Beyonce: I Am' (ABC) special presentation

8:00 - 'TV's Greatest Holiday Moments: A Paley Center for Media Special' (FOX) special presentation
8:00 - '30 Holiday Decorating Hits & Misses' (HGTV) special presentation

8:00 - 'Genevieve's Holiday Home' (HGTV) special presentation
9:00 - 'Your Pet Wants This, Too!' (Animal Planet) special presentation
9:00 - 'Debbie Macomber's Mrs. Miracle 2' (Hallmark) special presentation
10:00 - 'Ace of Cakes: Holidays on Icing' (Food) special presentation

8:00 - 'The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation' (ABC Family) special presentation
8:00 - 'Holiday Battle on the Block' (HGTV) special presentation
9:00 - 'Bridalplasty' (E!) series premiere
9:00 - 'Chopped' (Food) 5th season finale
9:00 - 'November Christmas' (CBS) special presentation
9:00 - 'Soul Train Awards' (BET, Centric) special presentation
9:30 - 'Paranormal State' (A&E) 5th season finale
10:00 - 'Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal' (A&E) 3rd season finale
10:00 - 'Red Riding: 1974' (Sundance) special presentation
11:00 - 'The Ghost Prophecies' (A&E) special presentation

Eat Pray Love
The Expendables
Beauty and the Beast (two-disc Diamond Edition)
Deadwood: The Complete Series (Blu-ray; right)
The Complete Metropolis [Blu-ray]
The Pillars of the Earth
The Tudors: The Complete Series
12 Men of Christmas
Madea's Big Happy Family: The Pray
The Disappearance of Alice Creed
Lennon Naked

Akon, "Akonic"
The Alchemist/Oh No, "Gutter Water"
Lloyd Banks, "H.F.M. 2"
"Burlesque — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"
Curren$y, "Pilot Talk II"
Darkwater, "Where Stories End"
Alan Jackson, "34 Number Ones"
Ke$sha, "Cannibal"
Killing Joke, "Absolute Dissent"
Michael Jackson, "Michael Jackson's Vision"
Jay-Z, "The Hits Collection Volume 1"
Yngqwie Malmsteen, "Relentless"
Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday"
My Chemical Romance, "Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys"
Ne-Yo, "Libra Scale"
Nine Inch Nails, "Pretty Hate Machine: 2010 Remaster"
Robyn, "Body Talk"
Royksopp, "Senior"
Jessica Simpson, "Happy Christmas"
Kanye West, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"

RAMS HEAD LIVE: Allstar Weekend (Monday); The Bridge (Wednesday); Charm City Devils (Friday); Jah Works (Saturday)

RAMS HEAD ON STAGE: Thunder From Down Under (Monday); Citizen Cope (Friday, Saturday; left)

MEYERHOFF: Chris Botti (Friday-Sunday)

SONAR: Black Friday Baltimore club reunion (Friday); Jade Fox CD release party (Friday); Jeffree Star (Saturday)

THE OTTOBAR: Trixie Little and Mr. Gorgeous' inaugural Baltimore Beauty Pageant (Saturday)

RECHER: Versaemerge (Monday); Senses Fail (Tuesday); Psycho Killers (Friday); Crack the Sky (Saturday)

BOURBON STREET: Fall Massive (Saturday)

930 CLUB: Reel Big Fish/the Aquabats (Monday); Paul Oakenfold (Tuesday); Carbon Leaf (Wednesday); Donavon Frankenreiter (Thursday); Cyndi Lauper (Saturday); KT Tunstall (Saturday)

Towson fall film series, "Good Will Hunting" (Monday, Towson University)
Y of Central Maryland Turkey Trot (Thursday; Towson Family Center Y)
Kennedy Krieger's Festival of Trees (Friday-Sunday; Maryland State Fairgrounds)
Black Friday shopping (Friday)
Maryland Christmas show (Friday-Sunday; Frederick Fairgrounds)
Baltimore Shakespeare Festival's "Richard III" opens (Friday, runs through Dec. 19; St. Mary's Roland Park)
Bazaart (Saturday; American Visionary Art Museum)
Holiday Train Garden opens (Saturday, runs through Dec. 18; Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville)
Lisa Lampanelli (Saturday, Warner Theater)
Last weekend of exhibit "Cheers! The Culture of Drink in Early Maryland" (Homewood Museum)
Buccaneers vs. Ravens (Sunday; M&T)