WEEK AHEAD: Christina Gets 'Back to Basics'

Plus: Paris & Nicole's Simple Life wraps, So You Think You Can Dance crowns a winner and more

Christina Aguilera belts her way through her new double CD, which hits stores on Tuesday. PEOPLE takes a peek at the singer’s new effort, plus other events to look for in the coming week:

SUNDAY, AUG. 13: The fact that they weren’t speaking to each other didn’t stop Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie from filming a third installment of their reality series The Simple Life, which wraps up with a season finale airing on E! at 10 p.m. ET. But it’s not over yet: The feuding former BFFs have agreed to yet another season. Stay tuned to see how the producers pull it off again.

MONDAY, AUG. 14: He’s beaten them down and made them cry – and now vitriolic chef Gordon Ramsay will pick his next protégé on the two-hour season finale of Hell’s Kitchen. Heather and Virginia go ladle-to-ladle as they design their own restaurants and hope to be the final chef standing. (FOX at 8 p.m. ET)

TUESDAY, AUG. 15: Her single “Ain’t No Other Man” is already burning up the charts, and now Christina Aguilera is releasing her new double disc, Back to Basics, which showcases her formidable pipes on pop, R&B, funk and jazz-inspired tracks – including “The Right Man,” a tribute to husband Jordan Bratman.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16: There’s a new crop of pretty faces and teenage dramas on the third season of the MTV “reality” show Laguna Beach. Now that Kristin Cavallari, Stephen Colletti and Lauren "LC" Conrad have moved on to The Hills and other projects, meet the photogenic new kids in town, including LC’s little sister Breanna and water-polo-playing heartbreaker Cameron. (MTV at 10 p.m.)

Now that the final four hoofers – Benji, Donyelle, Heidi and Travis – have boogied their way into America’s hearts on So You Think You Can Dance, the winning pair will be selected on the show’s season finale (FOX at 8 p.m. ET). Special guests Fergie and Ciara perform on the two-hour special.

NEW THIS WEEK:
Movies (now in theaters): World Trade Center, starring Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña and Maria Bello; Zoom, starring Courteney Cox and Tim Allen; Half Nelson, starring Ryan Gosling; Step Up, starring Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan; Pulse, starring Kristen Bell and Christina Milian; Conversations with Other Women, starring Aaron Eckhart and Helena Bonham Carter
Music (in stores Tuesday): Trace Adkins, Dangeous Man; Snakes on a Plane soundtrack; Obie Trice, Second Round’s on Me; Maria Muldaur, Heart of Mine: Love Songs of Bob Dylan; Reel Big Fish, Our Live Album Is Better Than Your Live Album; The Panic Channel, One; The Monkees, The Monkees and More of the Monkees
DVDs (in stores Tuesday): Apocalypse Now: The Complete Dossier; Rome: The Complete First Season; Hoot; RV; The Jeffersons: The Complete Fifth Season; Scary Movie 4; James Stewart: The Signature Collection; The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season

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