The Simple Life Goes To Camp
What: Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie re-team for the fifth season of their reality show
When: May 28, 10 p.m. ET on E!
Highlights: No, they’re not pitching their own tents, but Hilton and Richie are primed to be camp counselors. Wonder how they’ll react to (like, eww!) the woods?
The Starter Wife
What: Debra Messing stars in this six-hour miniseries.
When: May 31, 9 p.m. ET on USA (through June 28)
Highlights: In what’s being billed as a return to comic form for the Will & Grace star, Messing plays a recent Hollywood divorcee who has to get her life back on track with, yep, a little help from her friends.
What: The new reality show from Survivor mastermind Mark Burnett
When: May 31, 8 p.m. ET on CBS
Highlights: Think Survivor but on a boat in the Caribbean. And contestants are not just trying to survive in the wilderness. There’s a treasure hunt involved too. Expect scantily clad competitors, though eye patches are probably optional.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
What: The third-installment of the popular pirate franchise starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley.
When: In theaters May 25.
Highlights: Picking up where the second flick left off, this version finds Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp) missing in a “purgatory-like netherworld” with a series of pirates (both dead and alive).
Picks of the Week
Music: R. Kelly‘s Double Up (in stores May 22). Writes PEOPLE’s critic Chuck Arnold: “On the uplifting ‘Rise Up,’ a charity single written in response to the Virginia Tech shootings, Kelly sounds genuinely inspired.”
• Also out: Richard Thompson‘s Sweet Warrior