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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

July 14th, 2008 8:55am EDT
The CloserMonday, July 14

The Closer (TNT, 9 p.m.) - Jason O'Mara (Grey's Anatomy, the upcoming Life on Mars remake) returns as Brenda's stalker, pyromaniac Bill. This time around, he's helping Brenda out on an arson case.

The Middleman (ABC Family, 10 p.m.) - Are you still not watching this delightfully fun series? Would a helping of trout-eating zombies help convince you to try it out?

The Soup Presents (E!, 10 p.m.) - "Stuff Your Mother Won't Let You Watch," a.k.a. bad reality behavior and pissed off celebs.

Weeds (Showtime, 10 p.m.) - Nancy gets a retail job to cover her drug dealing ass.

Tuesday, July 15

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family, 8 p.m.) - Ah, young, deluded, pregnant love.

Rock the Reception (TLC, 8:30 p.m.) - Couples learn special dances for their wedding receptions. Check out "wedding dance baby got back" on YouTube for a flavoring.

The Cleaner (A&E, 10 p.m.) - A&E attempts to steal some of AMC's heat with this original series starring Benjamin Bratt as an ex-druggie who uses a team of fellow ex-users (Grace Park, Gil Bellows) to help others kick the habit.

Wednesday, July 16

So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (FOX, 8 p.m.) - The top dancers perform.

Project Runway (Bravo, 9 p.m.) - Alas, it returns sans much fanfare from Bravo (the show departs to Lifetime after this season), but our Tim Gunn-loving hearts will follow him anywhere.

Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight (History, 9 p.m.) - Hey, History wants a piece of The Dark Knight pie too.

Thursday, July 17

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX, 9 p.m.) - Two dancers are eliminated, and Lady GaGa (yes, seriously) performs.

My Boys (TBS, 9:30 p.m.) - It's guys in one corner and girls in the other as the boys throw Bobby a bachelor party, while P.J. And Stephanie attend Elsa's shower.

Swingtown (CBS, 10 p.m.) - Tom throws a pool party without asking Trina. Consider it payback for making the eyes at Captain Awesome last week, Trina.

Burn Notice (USA, 10 p.m.) - Michael helps a woman being stalked by her cartel soldier boyfriend. By help we mean he turns the man's own organization against him.

Friday, July 18

Doctor Who (Sci Fi, 9 p.m.) - Rose returns with warnings about Donna and the fate of the universe.

Monk (USA, 9 p.m.) - Brad Garrett guest stars as Monk's new handyman.

Psych (USA, 10 p.m.) - Shawn's mother (Cybill Shepherd) unexpectedly returns while he tries to stage a haunting to drum up business.

Saturday, July 19

Day of rest. Take a breather. Go outside.

Sunday, July 20

Mad Men marathon (AMC, Noon) - Catch up on the critically acclaimed drama before season 2 starts on July 27. Joss Whedon fans get an added bonus: the series features Christina Hendricks (Firefly) and Vincent Kartheiser (Angel).

High School Musical: Get in the Picture (ABC, 8 p.m.) - The winner of this reality show hosted by Nick Lachey gets in the picture. Well, the music video played over the film's closing credits, to be exact.

In Plain Sight (USA, 10 p.m.) - Mary suspects that a witness' death was no accidental car accident.


Story by Vlada Gelman
Starpulse.com contributing writer


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