Weekend Picks: King of the Hill finale, True Blood finale, Hung finale, and ... beavers?!?

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It's the weekend -- don't forget about U.S. Open tennis!

Here's what we'll be watching ...


8:30 p.m., CARTOON

Ben 10: Alien Force Season 3 premiere

The third season kicks off with a battle between Ben and Vilgax to determine who will rule Earth.

10 p.m., USA


A robbery at the police bar gets violent and causes Shawn (James Roday) to think that Lassiter (Timothy Omundson) is in danger.

Jockeys, 6 p.m., ANIMAL
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, 8 p.m., FOX
Eureka, 9 p.m., Syfy
Monk, 9 p.m., USA
Chefs vs. City, 10 p.m., FOOD


5 p.m., NGC


This program documents a year in the life of a North American beaver. Seriously.

6 p.m., BBC America

Robin Hood Season 3 premiere

Robin Hood (Jonas Armstrong) is back for a third season, and he's all amped up to separate from his gang and avenge Marian's (Lucy Griffiths) death.

11:35 p.m., NBC

Saturday Night Live rerun

Who cares if it's a rerun? Justin Timberlake was hilarious when he hosted in May, and characters like Cornelius Timberlake and the Target Lady are too good to watch just once.

COPS, Season 22 premiere, 8 p.m., FOX
America's Most Wanted, 9 p.m., FOX
Alice, 11 p.m., HBOsg


8:15 a.m. to 8 p.m., TNT

Lord of the Rings trilogy marathon

Get your Frodo on for nearly 12 straight hours -- The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King are on back-to-back-to-back.

8 p.m., FOX

King of the Hill Series finale

The end is here! Bobby is the focus of the two-episode series finale -- and he's caught the attention of a few ladies and the Heimlich County Junior College meat-grading team. At least he's going out on top.

9 p.m., HBO

True Blood Season 2 finale

Season 2 in Bon Temps comes to a close as the craziness reaches a peak: Sookie's (Anna Paquin) involved in Maryann's (Michelle Forbes) sacrifice ceremony, Sophie-Anne (Evan Rachel Wood) is wary of Bill's (Stephen Moyer) curiosity, and Sam (Sam Trammell) puts his life on the line.

9 p.m., MTV & VH1

MTV Video Music Awards

Beyonce and Lady GaGa are nominated for nine awards apiece, Janet Jackson is performing a tribute to brother Michael, and artists like Jay-Z and Green Day are also taking the stage. It's going to be a party.

10 p.m., HBO

Hung Season 1 finale

Hung hung on for one season! In the Season 1 finale, Tanya (Jane Adams) and Lenore duke it out for control over Ray (Thomas Jane).

U.S. Open men's final, 1 p.m., CBS
Big Brother, 8 p.m., CBS
Shark Tank, 9 p.m., ABC
There Goes the Neighborhood, 9 p.m., CBS
Defying Gravity, 10 p.m., ABC
Mad Men, 10 p.m., AMC
Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, 10 p.m., E!
HGTV Design Star, 10 p.m., HGTV
Entourage, 10:30 p.m., HBO

What are you watching tonight?

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