What to Watch Tonight: Falling Skies, Entourage S.8 Premiere, The Glades & More

by Jason the TVaholic on July 24, 2011

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News & Notes

Get the Falling Skies Graphic Novel at AmazonTonight, CBS has the series premiere of Same Name.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the first season finale of Swamp Wars, HBO has the eighth, and final, season premiere of Entourage, History has the second season premiere of Top Gear, and WE tv has the series premiere of I Do Over.

In late night, Adult Swim has the eighth season finale of Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

Prime Picks

Challenge (Food Network): New. Cake designers compete to create the best cake in honor of the new Smurfs movie. Plays again later.

Leverage (TNT): New. The team has to get into the world of agriculture to retrieve a stolen potato. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “The Van Gogh Job,” replays right before.

The Glades (A&E): New. The Murder of a Haitian doctor is being investigated. Plays twice and again later twice. Last week’s episode, “Gibtown,” replays earlier in the day.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. The “500 Keys” episode replays, where Lisa finds a hidden room below the school. Runs 30 minutes.

Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): New. Jane takes the case of a lesbian couple that has been told they can’t attend their prom. Grayson and Kim work on a case involving a man that was dumped by his mail-order bride. Plays again later.

Falling Skies (TNT): New. Hal is unsure about the farm. Mike and Hal take on an unforeseen adversary. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Sanctuary, Part 1,” replays earlier in the day. Fantastic conclusion to the two-part episode. Can’t wait for next week’s episode.

Other Options

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): New. Walt is working on a new alliance. Skyler is working on a new business opportunity. Plays twice and again later.
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO): New. Larry is a social assassin everywhere he goes. Plays again later.
  • Entourage (HBO): Season Premiere. Vince is hot on a new idea for a film. Eric and Scott sign a new client. Ari is trying to get his wife back. Plays again later.
  • Food Network Star (Food Network): New. The remaining contestants must do a live cooking demo on The Rachael Ray Show. Plays again later.
  • In Plain Sight (USA Network): New. Mary is working with an Army Ranger that is riddled with guilt. Mary’s ex returns. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Girls, Interrupted,” replays earlier in the day.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Ashley Christensen takes on Iron Chef Bobby Flay. Plays again later.
  • The Protector (Lifetime): New. The owner of a popular food truck is killed and Gloria and Michelle are investigating the case. Plays twice.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has final round coverage of the Senior British Open golf tournament early and later Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with Atlanta Braves at the Cincinnati Reds.
  • TBS has early MLB action with the Seattle Mariners at the Boston Red Sox.
  • Versus has the Final Stage of the Tour de France.

Late Night

  • Alphas (Syfy): Repeats. The first two episodes, “Pilot” and “Cause & Effect,” replay.
  • Suits (TNT): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Bail Out,” replays
  • White Collar (TNT): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Taking Account,” replays

TV Marathons

A&E has six episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
ABC Family is playing Back to the Future I-III followed by three Harry Potter movies.
Discovery Channel has 11 episodes of Deadliest Catch.
History has six episodes of Ice Road Truckers.
Lifetime has seven episodes of Project Runway.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Roseanne.
Spike TV has 10 episodes of Auction Hunters tonight.
Syfy is playing five James Bond movies today.
TLC has 10 episodes of Say Yes to the Dress followed by 11 episodes of Cake Boss.
TNT is playing The Librarian: Quest for the Spear, The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines and The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice followed by five episodes of Leverage.

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