Week in Sloth
“Save Me” (KOB-4 7 p.m.) In this kooky sitcom, Beth (Anne Heche) starts receiving messages from God after a near-death experience. Enjoy it while you can, it’s not on the lineup for fall.
“Showville” (AMC 7 p.m.) You know how much you love small-town talent shows? Well now you don’t have to go to the community center to watch one.
“Does Someone Have to Go?” (KASA-2 8 p.m.) In FOX’s newest reality show, employees at troubled companies decide which staff member to fire. ... Remember that time you ate my lunch out of the fridge, Craig? Boo-yah!
“Invasion” (Animal Planet 5 p.m.) AnPlan kicks off its new invasive animal paranoia show with “Invasion of the Swamp Monsters.” Killer reptiles, giant pythons, virus-carrying snails: just the stuff to make you long for a nice summer vacation in Florida.
“Sanjay and Craig” (Nickelodeon 8:30 a.m.) Created by the animators behind “Bob’s Burgers” and produced by the geniuses behind “The Adventures of Pete & Pete,” this crackpot cartoon introduces us to a kid and his talking snake (voiced by nerd comedian Chris Hardwick).
“Doctor Who: Revisited” (BBC America 6 p.m.) Fifth Doctor Peter Davison gets his flashback with an airing of the 1982 story “Earthshock.” It’s got Cybermen!
Behind the Candelabra (HBO 7 p.m.) Michael Douglas is Liberace and Matt Damon is his lover Scott Thorson in this flashy biopic by Steven Soderbergh (Ocean’s Eleven).
“Rock My RV With Bret Michaels” (Travel Channel 7 p.m.) Following his dating show on VH1 and his rockin’ dog clothing line at PetSmart, former Poison singer Bret Michaels naturally transitions to a recreational vehicle remodeling series. Next up: Endorsing “Bret Michaels’ Bad-Ass Stool Softener.”
“Hit the Floor” (VH1 7 p.m.) VH1’s new series “follows the lives and loves of the Los Angeles Devil Girls, the premiere dance team in all of professional basketball.” Hey, at least it’s not a reality show.
Ring of Fire (Lifetime 7 p.m.) Singer Jewel stars as June Carter Cash in this made-for-TV biopic.
“Brooklyn DA” (KRQE-13 9 p.m.) CBS camera crews follow the men and women of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office around for the sake of a summer reality show.
“Never Ever Do This at Home” (Spike 9 p.m.) In what is certainly the most socially responsible show of the summer season, two dudes conduct “experiments” by ignoring warning labels—like tossing propane containers into a fire.
“Inside the Actor’s Studio: 250th Special” (Bravo 5 p.m.) James Lipton delivers a two-hour retrospective featuring new interviews with favorite guests.
“American Baking Competition” (KRQE-13 7 p.m.) Aka “The Most Generic Summer Cooking Show Title We Could Come Up With in 30 Seconds.”
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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