Starting Sunday, Animal Planet will inherit the Discovery Channel's series, "Life," the Oprah Winfrey-narrated documentary series featuring amazing close-up photography of nature. After Sunday's premiere, Animal Planet will continue to air "Life" from 8-10 p.m. Sundays, ending with a marathon of all 11 episodes on July 4.

'Fellas' reunion

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Goodfellas," Spike TV is bringing together two of the films stars, Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta, at the network's fourth annual "Guy's Choice" awards. The awards show will be televised June 20. The network is still trying to get the movie's other big star, Joe Pesci, to attend.

"Goodfellas" is considered a touchstone for the network's target audience - guys 18 to 34, says the awards producer, Casey Patterson.

'Idol' speculation

Coming off his win as Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice," and completion of filming for his VH1 reality TV series, Bret Michaels told an audience in Biloxi, Miss., Friday night that he's being considered to replace Simon Cowell as a judge on Fox's "American Idol" next year. Michaels was a surprise guest on last Wednesday's "AI" season finale, singing with Casey James. Fox isn't commenting on speculation about Cowell's replacement.