What to Watch Tonight: Leverage, Falling Skies, The Glades & More

News & Notes

Get the Falling Skies Graphic Novel at AmazonTonight, ABC has a Primetime: Jaycee Dugard: In Her Own Words special.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the first season finale of Finding Bigfoot, Discovery Channel has a Secrets of Seal Team 6 special, Food Network has the series premiere of Tough Cookies, HBO has the eighth season premiere of Curb Your Enthusiasm, HGTV has the third season premiere of Holmes Inspection, National Geographic has the series premiere of The Indestructibles, TLC has the third season premiere of Hoarding: Buried Alive, and VH1 has the series premiere of Famous Food.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. “The Real Housewives of Fat Tony” episode replays, where Marge’s sister marries Fat Tony. Runs 30 minutes.

Leverage (TNT): New. The team goes after a corrupt PR consultant and uses his own tactics to take him down. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “The 10 Li’l Grifters Job,” replays earlier in the day.

The Glades (A&E): New. A man is found beaten to death in a bathroom. Sanchez has his attention split between the case and helping an old colleague. Plays twice and again later twice.

Other Options

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO): Season Premiere. Larry deals with his lawyer that isn’t kosher and tries to cancel a Girl Scout cookie order. Plays again later.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): New. Jane represents a woman that wants to sue the sperm bank she used to conceive her son. Parker continues to try and get Kim to come back to the firm. Plays again later.
  • Falling Skies (TNT): New. Hal has an idea how to get inside the lair of the skitters to rescue Ben and others. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Grace,” replays earlier in the day.
  • Food Network Star (Food Network): New. The remaining contestants are split into three teams and they have to come up with a commercial. Plays again later.
  • In Plain Sight (USA Network): New. After being mistaken for his twin, a man has to enter the witness protection program. Plays again later.
  • The Protector (Lifetime): New. Two people are found dead in a honeymoon suite and conflicting evidence is uncovered. Plays twice.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Women’s World Cup action with Brazil vs. U.S. early and later Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with New York Mets at the San Francisco Giants.
  • ESPN2 has the Minor League Baseball All-Star Game.
  • NBC has third and final round coverage of the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament.
  • TBS has early MLB action with the Atlanta Braves at the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • Versus has Stage 9 of the Tour de France.

Late Night

  • Men of a Certain Age (TNT): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s second season finale episode, “Hold Your Finish,” replays
  • Teen Wolf (MTV): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Heart Monitor,” replays
  • White Collar (TNT): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Veiled Threat,” replays

TV Marathons

A&E has six episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
ABC Family is playing Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix today.
History has six episodes of Ice Road Truckers.
Oxygen has six episodes of America’s Next Top Model followed by five episodes of America’s Got Talent.
Spike TV has 12 episodes of Auction Hunterstonight.
Syfy is playing Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull today.
Travel Channel has eight episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.
USA Network has five episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.

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