Television: Back in the Land of Ozz

In their second season, the Osbournes cope with cancer and the change from rock-star life to TV fame

There is famous, and there is famous. When the Osbournes opened their home to MTV's cameras last year, they were niche-rock-star famous. Today they are dinner-with-the-President famous, interview-with-Barbara-Walters famous, hit-video-on-Total Request Live famous. So things have changed on the second season of The Osbournes (Tuesdays, 10:30 p.m. E.T., beginning Nov. 26). Yes, everyone still swears a lot. Ozzy still can't figure out the TV remote. And the dogs still soil the carpet, although if they're smart, their agent has now negotiated a per-poop bonus in their contracts. But the series is no longer about the Osbournes, heavy-metal Munsters. It's about the...

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