What to Watch Tonight: Falling Skies S.1 Finale, In Plain Sight S.4 Finale & More

News & Notes

Get the Falling Skies Graphic Novel at AmazonTonight, ABC has a Ty’s Great British Adventure 2011 special and FOX has the Teen Choice 2011 awards special.

Over on cable, ABC Family has the TV movie premiere of Teen Spirit, Animal Planet has the series premiere of Hillbilly Handfishin’, Discovery Channel has the series premiere of Curiosity and an Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking special, E! has the first season finale of Ice Loves Coco, Nat Geo has the first season finale of The Indestructibles, TLC has the second season finale of My Strange Addiction, TNT has the first season finale of Falling Skies, TV Guide has a 100 Hollywood Crimes, Misdemeanors & Dirty Deeds, and USA Network has the fourth season finale of In Plain Sight.

Prime Picks

Challenge (Food Network): New. Four cake designers compete to build the best “Renaissance Festival Cakes.” Plays again later.

Falling Skies (TNT): Season Finale. In the first episode, things are getting even tenser between Tom and Weaver on the eve of the big attack. In the second episode, Tom, Pope, Hal and the rest head out for their part of the big attack plan. Runs two hours. Plays twice. The previous six episodes replay earlier in the day. After last week’s revelations, I’m looking forward to finding out what they have in store of the finale tonight. What about you?

Other Options

  • Against the Wall (Lifetime): New. Abby and her family are dealing with Richie having shot a teenage boy while on duty. Abby and Lina are looking for a mob mole. Plays twice. Last week’s “Pilot” episode replays three times earlier in the day.
  • Breaking Bad (AMC): New. The Cartel has gained the upper hand. Walt and Skyler let the family in on a secret. Plays twice and again later.
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO): New. Larry deals with the consequences of a failed alibi. Starts five minutes after the hour and runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): New. Jane’s mother gets arrested. Grayson has convinced Deb’s mother to sue a casino for using picture of Deb. Plays again later.
  • Entourage (HBO): New. Andrew Dice Clay convinces Drama that they should renegotiate their contracts. Ari gets setup on a date. Starts five minutes after the half hour and runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Food Network Star (Food Network): New. The remaining contestants compete in the Iron Chef Kitchen Stadium. Plays again later.
  • The Glades (A&E): New. Longworth is investigating the murder of a popular teacher that was found under the bleachers at the school. Plays twice and again later twice. The previous two episodes replay earlier in the day.
  • In Plain Sight (USA Network): Season Finale. Mary gets stuck protecting her least favorite witness on her sister’s wedding day. Plays again later. The previous three episodes replay earlier in the day.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Jet Tila takes on Iron Chef Morimoto. Plays again later.
  • Teen Wolf (MTV): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Co-Captain,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Good Sam RV Insurance 500 and later Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with the New York Yankees at the Boston Red Sox.
  • Golf Channel has final round coverage of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament.
  • TBS has early MLB action with the Atlanta Braves at the New York Mets.

Late Night

  • White Collar (TNT): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “On the Fence,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Spike TV has 12 episodes of Auction Hunters tonight.
TNT has six episodes of Falling Skies.
USA Network has eight episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
WE tv has 16 episodes of Bridezillas.

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2 comments… add one
  • Big B Aug 7, 2011, 2:13 pm

    I know I’m looking forward to the finale of Falling Skies. It has been a pretty good show to fill in the somewhat slow and hot summer months.

  • Falling Skies Aug 8, 2011, 7:00 am

    I watched the finale and I thought it was awesome. When Tom got on that ship I just wanted to see what it looked like on the inside.

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