Week in Sloth
The Week in Sloth
“Big Brother” (KRQE-13 7 p.m.) Nothing says “It’s summertime, I don’t care what I watch” like the return of “Big Brother.”
“Haven” (Syfy 8 p.m.) If you like hanging out in “Eureka” (which has its fourth season debut right before this), you’ll probably like Syfy’s newest weird small-town location, “Haven.” This sci-fi thriller is based on the novel The Colorado Kid by Stephen King. Instead of a town full of mad scientists, it’s got a town full of supernatural beings.
“The Bridge” (KRQE-13 8 p.m.) CBS sneaks a Canadian cop show over the border to see how it performs in the summertime. Damn immigrants!
“Inside Secret Government Warehouses: Shocking Revelations” (Syfy 7 p.m.) Look, 500 cases of “Re-Elect Jimmy Carter” buttons. Shocking!
“Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch” (VH1 7 p.m.) Yes, you are correct: It’s a reality dating show starring footballer Chad Ochocinco. ... Sorry.
“Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live From the Gulf Coast” (CMT 8 p.m.) Well, that pesky hurricane last week kinda scotched the first attempt at this benefit concert. So Buffett and a bunch of loyal Parrotheads try again.
“The Glades” (A&E 8 p.m.) A brilliant Chicago detective (Australian Matt Passmore) finds himself stuck solving crimes in rural Florida.
“The Bakery Bunch” (TLC 8 p.m.) The only thing TLC loves more than people who breed too much is people who bake cakes. Here, we get both. If only they were little people, it would be a hat trick. Try harder next time, TLC.
“Kid in a Candy Store” (Food 8:30 p.m.) “The Next Food Network Star” loser Adam Gertler gets his own show anyway. In it, he eats a bunch of candy and dessert. Hardly seems fair, doesn’t it?
“Children’s Hospital” (Cartoon Network 11:30 p.m.) Comedian Rob Corddry’s Webby Award-winning parody of medical melodramas makes the leap from the Internet to CN’s Adult Swim programming block. The original five-minute episodes will run until Aug. 22, at which point they will be replaced by 12 brand-new made-for-TV episodes.
“Scooby-Doo! Mystery Inc.” (Cartoon Network 8 p.m.) This brand-new, 11th incarnation of “Scooby-Doo” features a slightly more anime-inspired look, some surprising romance and Matthew Lillard (from the live-action films) as the voice of Shaggy.
“Rizzoli & Isles” (TNT 8 p.m.) Think “Cagney & Lacey,” only with more close-ups of dead bodies.
“Covert Affairs” (USA 8 p.m.) Piper Parabo (Coyote Ugly) is a CIA trainee caught in a vast government conspiracy. I hate it when that happens.
“Breakfast Special” (KNME-5 7 p.m.) Host Rick Sebak visits “unusual breakfast spots” across the U.S.
“The 2010 ESPY Awards” (ESPN 7 p.m.) There’s nothing like watching football players and basketball players try to cram themselves into suits.
The Thing (1982) at KiMo Theatre
See John Carpenter's rendition of The Thing, featuring Kurt Russell and Wilford Brimley. Part of the Friday Fright Nights film series.
The Overnight at CCA Cinematheque
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