This Week on TV – 8/29/10-9/4/10

Welcome to a new week of TV! This is a slower week than last, but there is still a lot of good stuff on. Sunday has 2 new episodes of Drop Dead Diva, including the season finale. It’s also the season finale of Rescue Me on FX on Tuesday.

Don’t forget to comment or Tweet @tvismypacifier to let us know what YOU are planning to watch this week! Jump with me to see this week’s schedule.

Sunday

Sunday is a new episode of Drop Dead Diva on Lifetime at 9/8c, followed by the season finale at 10/9c.

Tonight is the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC, starting with the 1-hour ‘Red Carpet’ special at 7/6c, followed by the 3-hour award show at 8/7c.

Tonight is also the 1-hour ‘Winner Special’ for HGTV Design Star on HGTV at 10/9c.

Finally, tonight is a game of Sunday Night Football: Preseason: Pittsburgh at Denver on NBC at 8/7c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Drop Dead Diva (#212/213) – Lifetime @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Special*62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards – NBC @ 7/6c & 8/7c (1-Hour ‘Red Carpet’ Special & 3-Hour ‘Awards’ Special)
  • *Special*HGTV Design Star – HGTV @ 10/9c (1-Hour ‘Winner Special’)
  • *Sports*Sunday Night Football: Preseason: Pittsburgh at Denver – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Big Brother (#1223) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Entourage (#87/709) – HBO @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Hoarding: Buried Alive (#204) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hung (#19/209) – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *New*Ice Road Truckers (#412) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Iron Chef America – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*Keeping Up with the Kardashians (#502) – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*Leverage (#312) – TNT @ 9/8c
  • *New*Mad Men (#406) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch (#109-60) – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Rubicon (#106) – AMC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Samantha Brown’s Asia (#107-60) – Travel Channel @ 8AM/7AMc
  • *New*The Glades (#107) – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Great Food Truck Race – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Spin Crowd (#102) – E! @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*The T.O. Show (#209-30) – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*True Blood (#35/311) – HBO @ 9/8c


Monday

Monday is the season finale of 4 shows. First up is the finale of Ultimate Car Build Off on the Discovery Channel at 7/6c. Next is the finale of Huge on ABC Family at 9/8c. Next is the finale of Dance Your Ass Off on Oxygen at 10/9c. Finally, it’s the finale of Warren The Ape on MTV at 10:30/9:30c.

Tonight is the season premiere of Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives on Food Network at 10/9c.

Finally, tonight is the 1-hour ‘Reunion’ special for The Real Housewives of New Jersey, on Bravo at 10/9c.

Tonight on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on NBC at 12:37AM/11:37PMc, there are parodies inspired by Glee, Lost & more.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Dance Your Ass Off (#213) – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Huge (#110) – ABC Family @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Ultimate Car Build Off (#110) – Discovery Channel @ 7/6c
  • *Season Finale*Warren The Ape (#112-30) – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Season Premiere*Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *Special*The Real Housewives of New Jersey (#217) – Bravo @ 10/9c (1-Hour ‘Reunion’ Special)
  • *New*Anthony Bourdain (#622-60) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Bachelor Pad (#104-120) – ABC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Dating in the Dark (#202) – ABC @ 10:02/9:02c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Lie to Me (#LTM-217) – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*Money Hungry (#105-60) – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Obsessed (#19/209) – A&E @ 11/10c
  • *New*Rizzoli & Isles (#107) – TNT @ 10/9c
  • *New*Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory (#308-30) – MTV @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Scream Queens (#205-60) – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Best Thing I Ever Ate – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Big C (#103) – Showtime @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*The Closer (#608) – TNT @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Secret Life of the American Teenager (#313) – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Top Gear (#506) – BBC America @ 9/8c
  • *New*Weeds (#603) – Showtime @ 10/9c


Tuesday

Tuesday is the season finale of Shaq vs. on ABC at 9/8c. It’s also the season finale of Rescue Me on FX at 10/9c.

Tonight is also the Presidential Address on ABC, CBS, FOX & NBC at 8/7c. The speech should take about 15 minutes, and shows will start right after.

Kim Kardashian (Keeping Up with the Kardashians) is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Rescue Me (#610) – FX @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Shaq vs. (#205) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Presidential Address – ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC @ 8/7c (15-Minute Special)
  • *New*19 Kids & Counting (#424-30) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*America’s Got Talent (#527-120) – NBC @ 9/8c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Big Lake (#110/102) – Comedy Central @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Chopped – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*Covert Affairs (#108) – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*Flipping Out (#404) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*If You Really Knew Me (#106-60) – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*Hair Battle Spectacular (#104) – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Louie (#111) – FX @ 11/10c
  • *New*Make It or Break It (#210) – ABC Family @ 9/8c (Summer Finale)
  • *New*Melissa & Joey (#104) – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*Minute to Win It (#123) – NBC @ 8:20/7:20c (After Presidential Address)
  • *New*Scrappers (#107) – Spike TV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Swords: Life on the Line (#204) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Teen Mom (#206-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Bad Girls Club (#505) – Oxygen @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Colony (#206) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37PMc
  • *New*The Rachel Zoe Project (#305) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Unnatural History – Cartoon Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Warehouse 13 (#209) – Syfy @ 9/8c
  • *New*White Collar (#208) – USA @ 9/8c
  • *New*Wipeout (#316) – ABC @ 8:15/7:15c (After Presidential Address)


Wednesday

Wednesday is the season finale of 3 shows. First up is the finale of Plain Jane on the CW at 9/8c. It’s also the finale of 24 Hour Restaurant Battle on Food Network at 10/9c. Finally, it’s the finale of Wonders of the Solar System on the Science Channel at 9/8c.

Following that, also on the Science Channel, it’s the season premiere of Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible at 10/9c, followed by a 2nd new episode at 10:30/9:30c.

Finally, tonight is a 3-hour special for the CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock on ABC at 8/7c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*24 Hour Restaurant Battle – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Plain Jane (#106) – CW @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Wonders of the Solar System (#105) – Science Channel @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible (#201/202) – Science Channel @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes Including Season Premiere)
  • *Special*CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock – ABC @ 8/7c (3-Hour Special)
  • *New*America’s Got Talent (#528-60) – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Big Brother (#1224) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Chasing Mummies (#108) – History Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Criss Angel: Mindfreak – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dark Blue (#206) – TNT @ 9/8c
  • *New*Food Wars (#111-30) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Ghost Hunters (#612-60) – Syfy @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the New York Jets (#604) – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *New*LA Ink (#404) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Man v. Food (#313-30) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Man vs. Wild (#504) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Masterchef (#MCH-108/109) – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Minute to Win It – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Pros vs Joes (#507) – Spike TV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Psych (#508) – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*She’s Got the Look (#302) – TV Land @ 10/9c
  • *New*Surviving the Cut (#103) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Choir (#109) – BBC America @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37PMc
  • *New*The Real World (#2410-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Top Chef (#712) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (#99/419 & 100/420) – TBS @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)


Thursday

Thursday is the 100th episode, and season finale, of Futurama on Comedy Central at 10/9c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Futurama (#612) – Comedy Central @ 10/9c (100th Episode)
  • *New*Ace of Cakes – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*American Chopper: Senior vs Junior (#104) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*BBQ Pit Masters (#204) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Big Brother (#1225) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Come Dine with Me (#109) – BBC America @ 10/9c
  • *New*Extreme Cuisine with Jeff Corwin – Food Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Family Style – Food Network @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Jersey Shore (#206-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*On the Road with Austin & Santino (#106) – Lifetime @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Pitchmen (#203) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Project Runway (#806-90) – Lifetime @ 9/8c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Rookie Blue (#111) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Stan Lee’s Superhumans (#105) – History Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Squad: Prison Police – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Universe (#506) – History Channel @ 9/8c


Friday

Friday is a new episode of Flashpoint on CBS at 10/9c.

Also on tonight:

  • *New*Beyond Survival with Les Stroud (#102) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Flashpoint – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Man, Woman, Wild (#107) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Say Yes To the Dress: Atlanta (#109) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Soup – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Your Chance to Dance (#107-60) – CMT @ 10/9c


Saturday

Saturday is a new episode of How Do I Look? on the Style Network at 8/7c.

Also on tonight:

  • *New*How Do I Look? – Style Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Antonio Treatment – HGTV @ 6/5c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Whose Wedding Is It Anyway? – Style Network @ 9/8c

That’s it! Hope you all have a great week!

— Jenny

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