What to Watch Tonight: The Futurama, Necessary Roughness, and Melissa & Joey Finales

What to watch on Wednesday, August 29...

I'm going to start calling Wednesdays "Reality Wednesdays" because it literally feels like that's all this day has to offer, which is why I feel like I'm always featuring the same shows week after week. My apologies in advance, but here is your television line-up for the night:

SEASON FINALE, 8pm, ABC Family
Melissa & Joey
We never feature this one, but considering it's the first season finale I figure, "why not?" In "Mel Marries Joe" Mel agrees to officiate a marriage between Joe and Elena, which is happening because Joe's about to get kicked out of the country if he doesn't marry somebody STAT. Of course, my guess is that Melissa's going to have a conniption fit watching Joey walk down the isle with some other lady.

9pm, USA
Royal Pains
In "Dancing With the Devil" Hank treats a pop star who seeks out treatment in order to prep for her latest tour. Hank also meets a pediatrition—maybe a new friend? Meanwhile, Divya falls for a polo player (one of the guys from last week?) and Paige gets ready to leave for school. Ahhh, it's that time of year!

SEASON FINALE, 10pm, Comedy Central
Futurama
In the hour long season finale (aka two episodes smushed together), "31st Century Fox; Naturama," Bender becomes a target for the hunters after saving a robotic fox from their grasp. Then the crew morphs into a team of wild animals when a nature documentary hones in on them as subjects. What kind of animal would Bender be?

SEASON FINALE, 10pm, USA
Necessary Roughness
In "All The King's Horses" the Hawks prepare for their season opener, but a massive disaster may materialize at the zero hour, threatening the team's future. Considering it's the season finale, do you think this "disaster" will wind up as a cliff-hanger? And what is this disaster, anyway?


10:30pm, TV Land
The Exes
In "He's Gotta Have It" the guys get a less-than-expected visitor—one of Phil's tennis star clients, who moves in for a short stint to escape from the paparazzi. Also Holly and Haskell kick start a competition to determine which one of them is better suited to take care of a pregnant Eden. Shouldn't Eden be best suited to take care of pregnant Eden?

PLUS ALL NEW EPISODES OF...
Big Brother, 8 p.m., CBS
Oh Sit!, 8 p.m., The CW
Republican National Convention, 8 p.m., PBS, CNN, MSNBC
So You Think You Can Dance, 8 p.m., FOX
Baby Daddy, SEASON FINALE, 8:30 p.m., ABC Family
Abandoned, 9 p.m., NatGeo
America's Got Talent, 9 p.m., NBC
American Greed: The Fugitives, 9 p.m., CNBC
American Guns, 9 p.m., Discovery
Haunted Collector, 9 p.m., Syfy
Hollywood Exes, 9 p.m., VH1
How the Universe Works, 9 p.m., Science
Not My Mama's Meals, 9 p.m., Cooking
Buying and Selling, SEASON PREMIERE, 9 p.m., HGTV
Restaurant: Impossible, 9 p.m., Food
Storage Wars Texas, 9 p.m., A&E;
Toddlers & Tiaras, 9 p.m., TLC
Toy Hunter, 9 p.m., Travel
Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?, 9 p.m., Investigation Discovery
America's Lost Treasures, 10 p.m., NatGeo
American Hoggers, 10 p.m., A&E;
Auction Hunters, 10 p.m., Spike
Dirty Jobs: Down Under, 10 p.m., Discovery
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, 10 p.m., TLC
I Married a Mobster, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery
Paranormal Witness, 10 p.m., Syfy
Restaurant Stakeout, 10 p.m., Food
The Real World: St. Thomas, 10 p.m., MTV
The Soul Man, 10 p.m., TV Land
The Soup, 10 p.m., E!
Top Chef Masters, 10 p.m., Bravo
House Hunters International, 10:30 p.m., HGTV
The Exes, 10:30 p.m., TV Land

LATE-NITE PICKS:
Shia LaBeouf on Chelsea Lately, 11 p.m., E!
First lady Michelle Obama on Late Show With David Letterman, 11:35 p.m., CBS
Bill Maher qnd Tristan Prettyman on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, 11:35 p.m., NBC
Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Fiona Gubelmann on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, 12:37 a.m., CBS

 

What are you watching tonight?

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Aug 30, 2012
Futurama.
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Aug 30, 2012
Futurama, Restaurant Impossible, Paranormal Witness, and stuff on Netflix
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Aug 30, 2012
Futurama and the Paralympics.
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Aug 30, 2012
Futurama, Craig Ferguson.
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Aug 30, 2012
You are sure you're not talking about Baby Daddys first season finale?
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Aug 30, 2012
Futurama
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Aug 30, 2012
Futurama x2!

Royal Pains

The Exes (once I watch last week's off the DVR first, I suppose)

Craig Ferguson and his new much more traditional late night talk show set
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Aug 30, 2012
Paranormal Witness
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Aug 30, 2012
Big Brother, The Soup, Chelsea Lately.



Melissa and Joey is on it's second season and the description is off. Like really who does the research for this? Ugh it's getting annoying. I know this isn't the most exciting article, but if you are going to bother doing it at all, than do it right. It's wrong in some way EVERY day, and a lot of people go on this every day. Please tv.com, do something before all the fall shows come!! Argh :(
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Aug 30, 2012
The last three seasons (the current one included in the three) or so of Futurama have been absolute garbage. It just doesn't make as many jokes at it used to, it tries for subtle humor now more than ever and it;s simply not good at it. Not to mention the writers can simply not do political, controversial, or edgy humor well and that seems to be what they're doing more of the last few seasons. I've officially given up on it. They never should have brought it back after it was cancelled the first time, then it wouldn't have been ruined.
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Aug 30, 2012
While I more or less agree with you, Futurama is probably the one thing I'll watch. Not out of love for the show, not out of loyalty for what the show used to be, but simply because everything else is even less interesting at this point. I wish the fall season would get a move on. =)
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Aug 30, 2012
I agree. The storylines have been boring, the emotion is completely gone (especially the Fry-Leela stories we used to see), the humor's been lame, and it just seems like the writers aren't trying anymore. It's about the same level of quality as the new episodes of The Simpsons is. Matt Groening should retire IMO.
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Aug 29, 2012
Nothing for me
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Aug 29, 2012
It season 2 for Melissa and Joey, and Elena is about to get kicked out of the country not Joe. Remember she's the one from Russia.
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Aug 29, 2012
Futurama

Royal Pains

MAYBE Necessary Roughness
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Aug 29, 2012
Royal Pains.....and that's it.
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Aug 29, 2012
Melissa & Joey , Baby daddy

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Aug 29, 2012
Nothing but Craig Ferguson.
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Aug 29, 2012
Necessary Roughness
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Aug 29, 2012
So they are airing the 1st season finale at the end of season 2 for Melissa & Joey?

Somebody doesn't know what they are commenting on.
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Aug 29, 2012
We don't need reality shows !

We need something to take our minds off reality. For many reality sucks can we not have something worth watching. We go through this every time. The Summer is over granted we had shows like Common Law, Burn Notice and alike but never a steady stream of good shows. For every good show that was on there was like a mess of reality shows. And instead of starting off September with the likes of NCIS &NCIS:LA we have to wait until the month is nearly over before we get to see good shows again. Time for the so-called big shots to get there head out of the sand and show us some good shows.
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Aug 29, 2012
SYTYCD
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Aug 29, 2012
Necessary Roughness.
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Aug 29, 2012
Royal Pains, Necessary Roughness, maybe Toy Hunter, maybe The Exes, reruns...
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Aug 29, 2012
It's the season 2 finale of Melissa & Joey...
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Aug 29, 2012
Royal Pains and Necessary Roughness.
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Aug 29, 2012
futurama, the soup, obviously craig ferguson.....and...well theres nothing else so probably on demand some BFF
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