What to Watch Tonight: Leverage Summer Finale, The Glades & More

by Jason the TVaholic on August 28, 2011

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News & Notes

Get The Glades Season 1 on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, BIO has a Flightmares special, HGTV has the third season finale of Holmes Inspection, MTV has the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, TV Guide has a 100 Hollywood Crimes, Misdemeanors & Dirty Deeds special, TNT has the fourth summer season finale of Leverage, and truTV has the first season finale of Vegas Strip.

In late night, MTV has the series premiere of I Just Want My Pants Back.

Enter our Sons of Anarchy Season 3 DVD giveaway.

Prime Picks

Cupcake Wars (Food Network): New. Bakers are competing to have their cupcakes at the VIP beach party for the U.S. Open of Surfing. Plays again later.

Leverage (TNT): Summer Finale. Sterling returns to get the team to steal a nuclear reactor calibration weight in the middle of an international chess tournament. Plays twice. The previous episode replays earlier in the day.

The Glades (A&E): New. Longworth is investigating the murder of an Ernest Hemingway lookalike. Plays twice and again later twice. The previous episode replays earlier in the day.

Other Options

  • Against the Wall (Lifetime): New. Abby and Lina are looking into the death of a stripper at a cop clubhouse. Richie learns of Abby and Brody. Plays twice. The previous two episodes replay earlier in the day.
  • Breaking Bad (AMC): New. Walt has a very risky plan that he implements. Skyler runs into some business problems. Runs 64 minutes. Plays twice and again later.
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO): New. Larry and Jeff are looking into an investment opportunity. Plays again later.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): New. Jane keeps working on a case even after Parker forbids her to do so. Fred is uncomfortable with Stacy’s growing popularity. Plays again later.
  • Entourage (HBO): New. Vince is trying to fix things with a journalist. Eric gets some bad news. Plays again later.
  • The Great Food Truck Race (Food Network): New. The six remaining teams have to create an original mushroom dish. Plays again later.
  • In the Flow With Affion Crocket (FOX): New. Sketches include an arrogant gospel singer, a bad date, and rude wake-up calls. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Italian Chef Cesare Casella takes on Iron Chef Jose Garces. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with the Los Angeles Angels at the Texas Rangers.
  • NBC has preseason Sunday Night Football with the New Orleans Saints at the Oakland Raiders.
  • TBS has early MLB action with the Chicago Cubs at the Milwaukee Brewers.

Late Night

  • Alphas (Syfy): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Catch and Release,” replays.
  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Past Imperfect,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has six episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of Snapped.
Spike TV has 12 episodes of Auction Hunters.
USA Network has five episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.
WE tv has nine episodes of Bridezillas.

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