Week In Sloth: “Project Runway” Ends, “Doctor Who” Goes Deep, William Shatner Is “Weird Or What?”

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Thursday 25

“Project Runway” (Lifetime 7 p.m.) There’s a possibility that this “Project Runway” season finale could crown New Mexico designer Patricia Michaels the winner. Go, Land of Enchantment!

Friday 26

“Al Madrigal: Why is the Rabbit Crying?” (Comedy Central 12 a.m.) “The Daily Show” correspondent Al Madrigal cuts loose with his own stand-up special.

Saturday 27

Mayweather (KRQE-13 7 p.m.) CBS is heavily invested in boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s May 4 welterweight bout. Hence CBS, CBS Sports and Showtime (which is owned by CBS) have spent over 100 hours on Mayweather-centric programming. Here, for example, is an hour-long, primetime documentary about the boxer’s life.

“Doctor Who” (BBC America 6 p.m.) Tonight’s episode, “Journey to the Centre of the Tardis,” threatens to give us a deeper glimpse into the guts of The Doctor’s legendary space/time vehicle than ever before.

“Insane Bathrooms” (TLC 8 p.m.) This one-hour special will introduce you to the most madness-inducing, non-Euclidean, Lovecraft-inspired toilets of doom and despair ever vomited out from the brains of tortured mankind. … That or they’re made from glass or gold or something.

Sunday 28

“The Doctors Revisited: The Fourth Doctor” (BBC America 6 p.m.) The BBC looks back on the fourth actor to play The Doctor, Tom Baker. Followed by a broadcast of the 1975, Baker-led episode “Pyramids of Mars.”

Monday 29

The Queen of Versailles (Bravo 7 p.m.) This crazy 2012 documentary introduces us to Jackie and David Siegel, stupid-rich owners of Westgate Resorts, who embark on a quest to build the largest and most expensive single-family house in the United States. Things get interesting when the recession hits.

Tuesday 30

“Crowd Rules” (CNBC 7 p.m.) In what is charitably described as a “reality show competition,” three small business owners stand in front of 100 people and beg for $50,000. The crowd votes and somebody gets the dough.

“Weird or What?” (Syfy 7 p.m.) William Shatner steals Leonard Nimoy’s old “In Search of…” gig, hosting this documentary series featuring stories of the bizarre and unexplained.

“Inside Amy Schumer” (Comedy 11:30 p.m.) Scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy and man-on-the-street interviews highlight the “provocative and hilariously wicked mind” of comedienne Amy Schumer.

Wednesday 1

Journey to Planet X (Epix 6 p.m.) Eric Swain and Troy Bernier are scientists by day and amateur filmmakers by night. Journey to Planet X chronicles their quest to write, produce, direct and star in their most ambitious sci-fi epic to date.

“Family Tools” (KOAT-7 7:30 p.m.) ABC borrows a generic BBC sitcom (“White Van Man”) as inspiration for this show about a career-averse guy who takes over his father’s handyman business.

“The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius” (Discovery 8 p.m.) Engineers compete against one another in crazy challenges—like having 30 minutes to stop explosives from detonating before the two trucks carrying them hit head-on.
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