Guilty-pleasure viewing

- "The Girls Next Door"

Show info: The program follows Hugh Hefner's three vastly younger girlfriends as they shop, groom, plan parties, occasionally flash the camera and vie for Hef's affections.

Episodes from season 3 air several days a week at various times, including weekend afternoons. Check local listings. Seasons 1 and 2 are out on DVD.


- "The Ultimate Coyote Ugly Search"

Show info: Young women compete for a spot as a bartender at a Coyote Ugly Saloon. Requirements included bareable abs, a tough-girl attitude and the ability to "shake it" on the bar.

Watch deleted scenes from season 2 at A third season is in the works, but a premiere isn't scheduled.


- "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team"

Show info: A behind-the-scenes look at the tryout process for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

The new season premieres Sept. 19.


- "Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll"

Show info: The first season found a new member for the burlesque-act-turned-singing group. Season 2 will search for a girl group in the vein of the Dolls and Danity Kane.

For information on how to apply for the show, go to The show's new season is scheduled to air after January.


- "America's Next Top Model"

Show info: Beautiful women compete for a modeling contract. Hosted by Tyra Banks.

Cycle 1 is available on DVD. Cycle 9 is planned but not scheduled.