EW Staff
August 01, 2008 AT 04:00 AM EDT

August is Admit You’re Happy Month. While you’re at it, also admit you want to see The Mummy.

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Movies Swing Vote
Music Lollapalooza begins in Chicago
Books Stephenie Meyer’s Breaking Dawn
Notable Release The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

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TV Sunset Tan season premiere and Pam: Girl on the Loose series debut (E!)

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TV Teen Choice Awards (Fox) Miley hosts. Mariah sings. And the Choice Hook-Up category isn’t what you think it is.; Nashville Star season finale (NBC)

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Music Conor Oberst, Conor Oberst
DVD Nim’s Island; The Counterfeiters
TV Million Dollar Listing season premiere (Bravo)
Movies The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
TV Man vs. Wild premieres (Discovery); So You Think You Can Dance final performances (Fox)

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Event The last Police concert in NYC
TV So You Think You Can Dance final results show (Fox)

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Movies The Perfect Game; Fly Me to the Moon
TV The Olympics begin (NBC)
Notable Release Pineapple Express

10
Event National Duran Duran Appreciation Day (no, really)

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TV Jennifer Coolidge guest-stars on The Closer (TNT) Spoiler alert: Jennifer Coolidge will reveal who killed ‘Joey.’ Yes, Brenda is that good.; The American Mall premieres (MTV)

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Music Jonas Brothers, A Little Bit Longer; Janelle Monáe, Metropolis
DVD Smart People; The Wire, season 5

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Movies Tropic Thunder Ben Stiller fights his own Vietnam War. His secret weapon? Tom Cruise in a fat suit.
TV Making the Band 5 season premiere (MTV)

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Movies Mirrors; Henry Poole Is Here; Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Notable Release Vicky Cristina Barcelona

17
TV Bob Saget roast hosted by John Stamos (Comedy Central)
Stage A Chorus Line closes on Broadway Bye, Mario! Musicals come and go, but embarrassing beefcake photos live forever.

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TV The Hills season premiere (MTV)

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Music The Fiery Furnaces, Remember; Young Dro, I Am Legend; The Walkmen, You & Me
DVD Gossip Girl, season 1 Sharpen your claws for the teen drama’s Sept. 1 return with season 1 on DVD. XOXO, Calendar

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TV The Cho Show and Glam God With Vivica A. Fox series debuts (VH1)

22
Movies Death Race; Hamlet 2; The Long-shots
Notable Release The House Bunny

25
TV Ingrid Bergman Day on Summer Under the Stars (TCM)

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Music Solange Knowles, Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams; The Game, LAX; LL Cool J, Exit 13
DVD August; Redbelt; Purple Violets

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Movies Traitor

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Movies Babylon A.D.
Notable Release College Drake Bell (TV’s Drake & Josh) gets a taste of campus life. Apparently it’s beer-flavored

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