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Best bets: Sing out! ‘Glee’ returns to TV

"Glee" returns, and so does Cheerios coach Sue Sylvester, to no one's shock. Also this week: "Kick-Ass" hits theaters, "Deadliest Catch" returns without Captain Phil.
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Don't hold back your glee, "Glee" is back. The uber-popular Fox musical comedy show returns this week, and Molly Shannon of "Saturday Night Live" fame has been cast as the nemesis of Cheerios coach Sue Sylvester. Oh, and you thought her suspension was going to last? Join us in a nice choral version of "Dream On." (Returns April 13, 9 p.m., Fox.)

"The Deadliest Catch" returns this week for its sixth season, and the first since the death of Captain Phil Harris of the crab-fishing vessel Cornelia Marie. Harris died of a stroke earlier this year, and the tattooed sailor will be missed. (Season premiere April 13, 9 p.m., Discovery Channel.)

There's a new doctor in town. Matt Smith plays the eleventh version of the legendary Time Lord in the new season of "Doctor Who," debuting this week. Hey, the Brits are pros at recasting to keep a franchise going — the name "James Bond" mean anything to you? (Season premiere April 17, 9 p.m.)MoviesIn "Kick-Ass," based on the comic book, a mousy high-school boy decides to give this superhero thing a go — and finds out there's already a 12-year-old girl doing the same thing. Early reviews say it's not for younger kids — Cinefantastique writes "bullets fly, legs are severed ... a man is blown up in an industrial microwave." But that same review calls the film "the most invigorating and exciting comic-book adaptation to come along for a long time." Kick-ass! (Opens April 16)

Not everyone will care to see "Exit Through the Gift Shop," but it was the talk of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. The film tells the true story of one man's attempt to find elusive urban graffiti artist Banksy, who manages to turn the camera back on the man himself. Banksy has mostly stayed off film out of fear that he'd be prosecuted for his graffiti if he's found. The film also features Shepard Fairey, who created the famous "HOPE" poster of Barack Obama. (Opens April 16.)

"Pirate Radio"
had a rockin' trailer, but critical reviews were mixed. Now the film, about a radio station broadcasting from a boat anchored just outside British jurisdiction, is on DVD, so you can check it out for yourself. Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote, "If you want to know years in advance what old-age nostalgia is going to look like for Baby Boomers, look no further than 'Pirate Radio,' in which the sun always shines, the music is great and the sex is available, guilt-free and glorious." (Out on DVD April 13.)