Weekend Picks: Leaving Tijuana, Coming to America, and Going to Miami

It's the weekend -- and the long Mad Men wait is over!

Here are this weekend's key new episodes:
Friday: Eureka (9 p.m., Syfy), What Not to Wear (9 p.m., TLC)
Monk (9 p.m., USA), Chefs vs. City (10 p.m., FOOD)
Psych (10 p.m., USA)

Sunday: Merlin (8 p.m., NBC), Big Brother (8 p.m., CBS)
Food Network Challenge (8 p.m., FOOD), The Shark Tank (9 p.m., ABC)
There Goes the Neighborhood (9 p.m., CBS), True Blood (9 p.m., HBO)
Defying Gravity (10 p.m., ABC), Hung (10 p.m., HBO)
Entourage (10:30 p.m., HBO)

Also on the airwaves ...

Neil Diamond: Hot August Night: NYC (8 p.m., CBS): This concert-retrospective combo takes us back with Neil Diamond to the days of "Cherry, Cherry" and "Sweet Caroline" -- and to his childhood in Brooklyn. Get ready to sing along as he rocks the Madison Square Garden crowd -- and gives us a little insight into his life.

Mental (Season 1 finale, 8 p.m., FOX): What could be better than one hour of Mental? Why, two hours, of course! Highlights of this epic episode include a fingerless factory worker, a stubborn schizophrenic case, and and a very hairy hostage situation.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:35 a.m., CBS): Liza Minelli is on. Need we say more?

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (11:30 a.m., ABC family): If you were born after 1971, you most likely watched Gene Wilder in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and got a little freaked out when they entered the tunnel. Relive those precious childhood memories -- and don't forget about the Oompa Loompas!

Weeds mini-marathon (8 p.m., SHO2): Bake yourself some brownies and catch up on the current season of Weeds with a three-episode mini-marathon -- the season 5 finale is only three episodes away!

Gymnastics: Visa Championships (8 p.m., NBC): Catch Nastia Liukin, the 2008 Olympic all-around gold medalist, and other glitter-donning pixies in this all-around championship.

PGA Championship: Final Round Coverage: (11 a.m., CBS): After first round play, Tiger's in the lead at -5 and last year's champion, Padraig Harrington, is in second place at -4. Will the Irishman prevail again? Or will Tiger fist-pump his way to another major victory?

Inside: Tijuana Drug Lords (6 p.m., NGC): This program investigates an Tijuana-based drug-trafficking cartel, the Arellano Felix Organization, with the help of ex-FBI informants.

Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew (9 p.m., MTV): It's Beyonce night! The divalicious singer stops by to challenge the dancers to incorporate her moves -- and her music -- into their routines.

Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami (Series premiere, 10 p.m., E!): This new reality show khronicles the eskapades of the "other" Kardashians, who are playing the Nicky Hilton kard and finding their own fame in fashion. The goal: to open a klothing store in Miami.

Mad Men (Season 3 premiere, 10 p.m., AMC): Finally! Season 3! We have to know what's up with the big merger, and the new Draper baby, and the old Olson baby, and ... well, we can hardly contain ourselves!

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Aug 14, 2009
Friday: Eureka, Psych and Mental. Sunday: True Blood and Defying Gravity.
Aug 14, 2009
Mad Men woooo hoooo!
Aug 14, 2009
Neil Diamond Friday (thank goodness for PVR) and True Blood and Merlin Sunday.
Aug 14, 2009
From the previews, Monk sounds good tonight!

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