"Jersey Shore" has made Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino a household name, and he's riding the wave of fame all the way to a primetime guest spot.
On this week's "Suburgatory" (Wed., Feb. 22, 8:30 p.m. EST on ABC), Sitch is acting -- sort of. He plays himself, hired for his DJ skills for one of the high school dances.
In the new issue of Us Weekly, the magazine’s "25 Things" feature is all about The Situation. And ladies, if you like Italian cooking, chocolate cake, toned abs and a guy whose shoe collection rivals yours, he's looking for a girlfriend ...
1. Golden retrievers are my favorite dogs.
2. I’m a huge New York Giants fan. Go Blue!
3. I can’t wait to take my family back to Italy.
4. I’m a black belt in tae kwon do.
5. I would love to have a girlfriend.
6. My comfort food is my mom’s chocolate cake.
7. I come from a big family. I can’t wait to have my own.
8. My favorite holiday is the 4th of July – my birthday!
9. My ideal Saturday night is dinner and a good movie.
10. My favorite city is Miami.
11. I was on the track team in high school.
12. I’m very tech-savvy.
13. I can’t fly without my iPad.
14. I make the best chicken parmigiana ever!
15. My favorite color is blue. I bought my dream car in that color.
16. I get a haircut every week.
17. Robert De Niro is my favorite actor.
18. I was the king of high school pranks.
19. I want to get my motorcycle license.
20. I have at least 100 pairs of sneakers.
21. I buy my mother flowers every week.
22. My celebrity crush is Emmanuelle Chriqui.
23. I love Lil Wayne and Rick Ross.
24. I’m a big fan of the UFC. Jon Jones is my favorite fighter.
25. I go to the gym at least five times a week. I stick to my GTL routine.
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"Castle" (10 p.m. EST on ABC) In the explosive conclusion of a two-part story arc that began last week with "Pandora," Castle & Beckett race to find the "Linchpin" in order to stop the first domino in a chain of events which will plunge the United States into war. Jennifer Beals continues as Sophia Conrad -- a smart, commanding and sexy CIA operative who was Castle's inspiration for Clara Strike in the Derrick Storm series of books -- and Josh Stamberg is back as intelligence officer Martin Danberg.
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"Ringer" (9 p.m. EST on The CW) After weeks of speculation, we're finally set to discover what first drove a wedge between Bridget and Siobhan. Bridget encounters Dylan (guest star Misha Collins, "Supernatural"), who was an important part of the sisters' past. After finding something in Henry's possession that belongs to Bridget, Malcolm befriends Henry to keep an eye on him. Catherine asks Andrew to make a big decision regarding Juliet that could change their family dynamic.
"Parenthood" (10 p.m. EST on NBC) Julia and Joel head to the hospital for the birth of their son. Meanwhile, Sarah considers the possibility of a new life in New York with Mark, Adam and Crosby receive an extraordinary offer to sell The Luncheonette, and Jasmine and Crosby reconcile their past during a camp out with Jabbar.
"It Gets Better" (11 p.m. EST on MTV and Logo) one-hour special presentation Inspired by Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" campaign to support LGBT youth, this special focuses on the stories of three young people at a crossroads in their lives: a young man struggling to tell his family and friends that he is gay; a lesbian fighting for parental acceptance; and a transgender man preparing to get married. In addition, video messages containing sentiments of hope and support from Savage and his partner Terry Miller, along with Adam Levine, Zachary Quinto, Margaret Cho, Chaz Bono, Tim Mcllarth and Brandon Barnes of Rise Against, Vinny Guadagnino, Dave Holmes, Sia and Jake Shears, will be included in the show.
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"Ghost Hunters International" (9 p.m. EST on Syfy) winter premiere Rumors of paranormal activity lead the team to Peru, where they search Chavin Temple's ruins to investigate the existence of spirits and legends of a mythical stone. Get in line, Indiana Jones.
"Royal Pains" (10 p.m. EST on USA) season finale In the season finale, Hank struggles with the death of a friend. Meanwhile, Evan teams with Boris's cousin, Claudette, on an experimental product that may help a patient.
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"Archer" (10 p.m. EST on FX) Archer must help Gillette save his younger brother from a crooked sheriff in the backwoods of West Virginia.
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"Spartacus: Vengeance" (10 p.m. EST on Starz) Spartacus leads a bold mission to free Crixus from Roman captivity, but a storied gladiator from the House of Batiatus complicates matters. Ilithyia's scheming puts her marriage to Glaber at risk.
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