Torchwood: Miracle Day, Dino Gangs, and Curb Your Enthusiasm

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Here are a few weekend Dos and Don'ts for you: DO wear sunblock. DON'T wear sunblock only (unless public nudity is legal where you live). DO find out whether public nudity is legal where you live. DON'T show up at City Hall in the nude and demand to see local ordinances regarding public nudity. DO wear shoes, regardless of nudity status. DON'T wear a t-shirt while nude from the waist down. DO check out some decent television:


What to watch on Friday, July 8...

8pm, NBC
Friday Night Lights
Tonight Tim Riggins (long sigh) tries to figure out his life when a certain ex-girlfriend returns to Dillon. Not the future Charlie's Angel, the Wonder Woman one. Hey Tyra! Also, both Coach Taylor's career and the fate of the East Dillon football program are suddenly up for grabs.

ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 10pm, Science
Last Shuttle: Our Journey
Nerds haven't cried this hard since Return of the King! Just kidding, this looks pretty great. Tune in for this hour-long documentary about a select group of American heroes and the space shuttle they rode in on. "Byeeee!" —The Space Shuttle

SEASON 4 PREMIERE, 10pm, Starz
Torchwood: Miracle Day
In tonight's Starz-premiere of the cult hit (stateside, at least) Doctor Who spin-off, Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) and his team are baffled when people of earth stop dying.

8pm, Disney Channel
Wizards of Waverly Place
In case you don't watch this show, A) IT IS KIND OF FUNNY and B) it's longest-running plotline culminates tonight when Selena Gomez's character is named "Wizard of the Year." Also she finds herself in the middle of a love triangle or something. You know, wizard stuff.

PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...

Flashpoint, 8 p.m., CBS
Platinum Hit, 8 p.m., Bravo
Dateline NBC
, 9 p.m., NBC
Primetime: What Would You Do?, 9 p.m., ABC
Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, SEASON 2 PREMIERE, 9 p.m., TLC
Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids, SERIES PREMIERE, 10 p.m., TLC
Whale Wars, 9 p.m., Animal Planet
20/20, 10 p.m., ABC
Real Time with Bill Maher, 10 p.m., HBO
Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings, 10 p.m., IFC
The Soup, 10 p.m., E!

LATE-NITE PICKS:

Don Cheadle on Tavis Smiley, 9 p.m., PBS
Kathie Lee Gifford & Hoda Kotb on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 11:35 p.m., NBC
Larry King on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37 a.m., CBS

 



What to watch on Saturday, July 9...

8pm, Discovery
Dino Gangs
Dino gangs!!!!!!!!!! Here's a documentary about the discovery of the remains of 68 Tyrannosaurus rexes who were in A GANG!!!! Seriously. Here's a preview.

10pm, Biography
Celebrity Close Calls
We live in the future. It used to be that yyou'd have to DAYDREAM about Tiffany almost getting hit by an airplane, but now there is a SHOW about such things. In tonight's episode, we'll also learn more about Niki Taylor's (terrible) car crash and Gary Busey's "out-of-body experience" when he was thrown from a motorcycle.

10pm, Animal Planet
Dogs 101
I mean, fine, but only because Cats 101 is still in reruns. Tonight on Dogs 101, we'll learn about the Shiba Inu, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, and the miniature schnauzer.

PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...

CHAOS, 8 p.m., CBS
Celebrity Ghost Stories, 9 p.m., Biography
Suze Orman Show
, 9 p.m., CNBC
Outcasts, 9 p.m., BBC America
48 Hours Mystery, 10 p.m., CBS



What to watch on Sunday, July 10...

SEASON 8 PREMIERE, 10pm, HBO
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Usually when you hear "Season 8" you think, "Ugh, still?" But I think we as a society can agree that last season of Curb Your Enthusiasm (with the Seinfeld cast) was full-blown great? In tonight's Season 8 premiere, Larry experiences lawyer problems, plus he'll attempt to renege on a Girl Scout cookie order. Welcome back, you charming jerk!

9pm, HBO
True Blood
Hi, Alcide!! Tonight Sookie deals with a suddenly clueless Eric, plus Jessica deals with her cheatin' heart, plus Pam gets in on the witch action, plus Jason deals with the prospect of becoming a were-panther, plus ALCIDE.

MARATHON, 9am - 5am, Syfy
Special Edition of Primetime with Diane Sawyer
If you have been dying to hear the firsthand tale of Jaycee Duguard, the 1991 kidnapping victim who bore two children to her abductors, then Diane Sawyer has you covered.

10pm, TNT
Falling Skies
Tonight Hal decides to make his move to rescue Ben. His plan promises to be dangerous and secretive and—dang, all we ask for is TENSION, Falling Skies! Just make it suspenseful or surprising already!

10pm, A&E;
The Glades
Everyone's favorite charming blonde rogue of a detective must investigate a beating death at a truck stop. Oh, Florida.

10pm, USA
In Plain Sight
It must suck to have a twin brother who angers a band of murderers. Tonight Mary has to protect the good twin AND the bad one, but mostly everyone will have a laugh when they do their famous "doorway mirror" routine.

PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...

60 Minutes, 7 p.m., CBS
Dateline NBC, 7 p.m., NBC
Big Brother 13, 8 p.m., CBS
Mob Wives, REUNION SPECIAL, 8 p.m., VH1
Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes, 8 p.m., OWN
Bridezillas, 9 p.m., WE
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, 9 p.m., VH1
Drop Dead Diva, 9 p.m., Lifetime
Food Network Star, 9 p.m., Food Network
Hoarding: Buried Alive, SEASON 3 PREMIERE, 9 p.m., TLC
Ice Road Truckers, 9 p.m., History
Leverage, 9 p.m., TNT
Masterpiece Mystery!, 9 p.m., PBS
Secrets of SEAL Team 6, ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 9 p.m., Discovery
Swamp Wars, 9 p.m., Animal Planet
The Glee Project, 9 p.m., Oxygen
Finding Bigfoot, SEASON 1 FINALE, 10 p.m., Animal Planet
Keeping Up With the Kardashians, 10 p.m., E!
Marriage Ref, 10 p.m., NBC
Real Housewives of New Jersey, 10 p.m., Bravo
Ryan & Tatum: The O'Neals, 10 p.m., OWN
The Protector, 10 p.m., Lifetime
The Real L Word, 10 p.m., Showtime
Ice Loves Coco, 10:30 p.m., E!
Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1, 11:45 p.m., Cartoon Network
Mongo Wrestling Alliance, 12:15 a.m., Cartoon Network



What are you watching this weekend?

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