By Tom Gliatto Monica Rizzo
June 05, 2006 12:00 PM

Scripps National Spelling Bee (ABC June 1, 8 p.m. ET) The 79th annual. For the first time, the finals air live from Washington, D.C., in prime time.

The Apprentice (NBC, May 29, 9:01 p.m. ET) Down to the final two, with each thrown into coordinating big charity events. The Donald makes his well-reasoned decision June 5.

Celebrity Poker Showdown (Bravo, May 31, 9 p.m. ET) The eighth tournament. Celebs in the cards include Prison Break’s Robin Tunney and Lost’s Jorge Garcia.

Game Show Marathon (CBS, May 31, 8 p.m. ET) Why, it’s Ricki Lake, hosting a game-show competition that has stars (Lance Bass, Paige Davis) playing classics like Let’s Make a Deal. A second hour airs June 1.

SuperCoasters (National Geographic, May 29, 10 p.m. ET) Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeee!