This Week on TV – 7/27/08-8/2/08

Welcome to a new week of TV! I don’t know about you but my summer tv schedule is definitely becoming more and more packed every week! And I have to say, I LOVE IT. I’m so back in the tv zone right now. And I’m thrilled because this week is the season premiere of Eureka on SciFi! w00t! So let’s see what else will help fill our DVRs this week! Jump with me to see this week’s schedule!

Sunday


Sunday is the season finale of 3 shows. First up is my favorite of the 3, The Next Food Network Star on Food Network at 10/9c. Also at 10/9c is Denise Richards: It’s Complicated on E!. Following that at 10:30/9:30c, also on E!, is the season finale of Living Lohan.

Tonight is the start of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel and we start off the week with a 2-hour special of Mythbusters: Shark Week Special 2008. The team tests if dogs attract sharks, if vibrations caused by a flapping injured fish do, and if chili powder repels them.

Finally, tonight is the season premiere of Mad Men on AMC at 10/9c! I didn’t like this show, but I know a lot of people do, so enjoy!

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Denise Richards: It’s Complicated – E! @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Living Lohan – E! @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Season Finale*The Next Food Network Star – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Mad Men – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *Special*Generation Kill – HBO @ 9/8c (75-Minute Part 3 of 7-Part Mini-Series)
  • *Special*Mythbusters: Shark Week Special 2008 – Discovery @ 9/8c (2-Hour Special)
  • *New*Army Wives – Lifetime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Brooke Knows Best – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*Design Star – HGTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Gene Simmons Family Jewels – A&E @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*High School Musical: Get in the Picture – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Ice Road Truckers – History @ 9/8c
  • *New*I Love Money – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*In Plain Sight – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*Law & Order: Criminal Intent – USA @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Factory – Spike TV @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Singing Office – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Two Coreys – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Tougher in Alaska – History @ 10/9c


Monday


Monday is the season premiere of Paranormal State on A&E at 10/9c, followed by a 2nd new episode at 10:30/9:30c.

There are also 2 more shark specials on the Discovery Channel. First up is Surviving Sharks at 9/8c. Les Stroud puts himself in harm’s way with some of the deadliest sharks. Following that, at 10/9c, is Day of the Shark. Do shark encounters happen more frequently in the morning or night? This special chronicles six recent shark attacks that took place at different times of day. Top shark experts weigh in on what time of day is better or worse for avoiding sharks.

Finally, if you are a fan of Jon and Kate Plus 8, tonight on TLC at 9/8c, the family goes to Sesame Street!

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Premiere*Paranormal State – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes Including Season Premiere)
  • *Special*Day of the Shark – Discovery @ 10/9c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Surviving Sharks – Discovery @ 9/8c (1-Hour Special)
  • *New*American Gladiators – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Charlie Jade – SciFi @ 3AM/2AMc (Monday night/Tuesday morning)
  • *New*Date My Ex – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*High School Musical – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Intervention – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jon & Kate Plus 8 – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Nashville Star – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Saving Grace – TNT @ 10/9
  • *New*Secret Diary of a Call Girl – Showtime @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Take Home Nanny – TLC @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Closer – TNT @ 9/8
  • *New*The Middleman – ABC Family @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Mole – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Top Gear – BBC America @ 8/7c
  • *New*Wanna Bet – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Weeds – Showtime @ 10/9c


Tuesday


Tuesday is the season finale of Celebrity Family Feud on NBC at 8/7c. It features Corbin Bernsen (from Psych) and family vs Margaret Cho and family & the American Chopper family vs Christopher Knight and Adrianne Curry.

Tonight is also the series premiere of Jurassic Fight Club on the History Channel at 9/8c. Groundbreaking forensic evidence leads to breakthrough discoveries in understanding how dinosaurs battled for supremacy. The show brings the history of dinosaurs and their epic encounters to life like never before seen with astonishing CGI, illustrating the characteristics that made some the hunters and others the game.

Following that is the series premiere of Evolve at 10/9c. It is a riveting look at the history of the key innovations that have driven nature’s evolutionary path from the dawn of life to today.

Tonight’s Shark Week specials on Discovery starts with Dirty Jobs: Greenland Shark Quest at 9/8c. They are searching for the mysterious Greenland shark on the northeast side of Canada’s Baffin Island. Following that is How Not to Become Shark Bait at 10/9c. A team of shark enthusiasts travels to the Bahamas to swim with sharks and to test how hard it is to be bitten by a shark.

Finally, one of my favorite summer shows premieres tonight. Catch Eureka on SciFi at 9/8c. Oh how I’ve missed this. 😀

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Celebrity Family Feud – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *Series Premiere*Evolve – History @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Jurassic Fight Club – History @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*Eureka – SciFi @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Dirty Jobs: Greenland Shark Quest – Discovery @ 9/8c
  • *Special*How Not to Become Shark Bait – Discovery @ 10/9c
  • *New*America’s Got Talent – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Flipping Out – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*From G’s to Gents – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*General Hospital: Night Shift – SoapNet @ 11/10c
  • *New*How to Look Good Naked – Lifetime @ 10/9c
  • *New*I Survived a Japanese Game Show – ABC @ 9:01/8:01c
  • *New*Must Love Kids – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Rescue Me Minisodes – FX @ 10/9c (5-Minute Minisode)
  • *New*Rock the Reception – TLC @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Say Yes to the Dress – TLC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Street Patrol – My Network TV @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Cleaner – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*The First 48 – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Secret Life of the American Teenager – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*Wipeout – ABC @ 8/7c


Wednesday


Wednesday is the season finale of The Baby Borrowers on NBC at 9/8c. I quit watching after the baby episodes. Was the rest good? heh

It’s also the season premiere of Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil on Comedy Central at 10:30/9:30c. Tonight’s episode is Ultimate Fighting vs Bloggers …

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*The Baby Borrowers – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil – Comedy Central @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Special*The Real Housewives of Atlanta – Bravo @ 12AM/11PMc (30-Minute Preview Special on Thursday Morning/Wednesday Night)
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Black Gold – TruTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Buzzin’ – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Criss Angel: Mindfreak – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Dog the Bounty Hunter – A&E @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Family Foreman – TV Land @ 10/9c
  • *New*Ghost Hunters International – SciFi @ 9/8c
  • *New*Project Runway – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*Run’s House – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Scare Tactics – SciFi @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Shear Genius – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*So You Think You Can Dance? – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s House of Payne – TBS @ 9:30/8:30c, 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (3 New Episodes)


Thursday


Thursday is the season finale of Hopkins on ABC at 10/9c.

Tonight’s Shark Week Special on the Discovery Channel is Mysteries of the Shark Coast at 9/8c. A team of scientists undertakes the largest shark tagging expedition in Australian history to determine the decline of sharks off the coast of Australia.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Hopkins – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *Special*Mysteries of the Shark Coast – Discovery @ 9/8c
  • *New*Burn Notice – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*Don’t Forget the Lyrics! – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*Dragons’ Den – BBC America @ 9/8c
  • *New*Fear Itself – NBC @ 10/9c (Last Episode Before Hiatus)
  • *New*Flashpoint – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Greatest American Dog – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Kathy Griffin: My Life On the D-List – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Last Comic Standing – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*My Boys – TBS @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Penn & Teller: Bullshit – Showtime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Reality Bites Back – Comedy Central @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*So You Think You Can Dance – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Bill Engvall Show – TBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Gong Show with Dave Attell – Comedy Central @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Works – History @ 10/9c


Friday


Friday is the 90-minute season finale of Doctor Who on SciFi at a special time of 8:30/7:30c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Doctor Who – SciFi @ 8:30/7:30c (90-Minute Season Finale)
  • *New*Ashley Paige: Bikini or Bust – TLC @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Country Fried Home Videos – CMT @ 9/8c
  • *New*Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation – Animal Planet @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Monk – USA @ 9/8c
  • *New*Psych – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*Stargate: Atlantis – SciFi @ 10/9c
  • *New*Swingtown – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Soup – E! @ 10/9c


Saturday


Saturday is only the season finale of Robin Hood on BBC America at 9/8c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Robin Hood – BBC America @ 9/8c

Have a great week everyone! See you back next week!

— Jenny
http://www.thetvaddict.com
http://www.spoilerfix.com

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