What to watch on Monday, August 26...
9pm, The CW
Cinderella’s opening night looms in “Nowhere Near Ready,” but an injury to Christiana is just one of the pitfalls along the way. Elsewhere, Beckanne seeks the counsel of her former mentors in Philly, and Allison hopes Rex can outdo Jonathan in the emotional support department.
SEASON 4 FINALE, 9pm, A&E
“Tin Cup” finds Jim pursuing the killer a golf hustler. I guess one of that con man’s marks was feeling especially… [puts on sunglasses] ...teed off. [YEEEAAAHHH.]
SEASON 2 FINALE, 10pm, A&E
An apparent suicide may be linked to Cady’s accident, forcing Walt and Branch to work together. Meanwhile in “Bad Medicine,” Walt and Henry must confront the events in Denver when Det. Fales comes bearing warrants.
Enveloped by “A Gathering Fog,” the survivors’ hopes of locating both the beacon and their missing companions seem bleaker than ever. Back at the camp, yet another bone-chilling discovery greets those who stayed behind.
Under the Dome
Maxine lets Barbie in on her cunning plan to seize control of Chester’s Mill in “Let the Games Begin,” and would anyone be surprised if she brought along a laptop projector and a comprehensive PowerPoint just for the occasion? Around town, Julia discovers the truth about her missing husband.
Karen’s deposition regarding Thomas Grey’s death is underway, but the appearance of private dick Anthony Newsome throws her a curveball. Elsewhere in “Full Disclosure,” Harry investigates Savi’s paternity test results, April and Richard stay together for the kids (and the cotton candy), and Alex inadvertently sends Joss into a bout of sexual self-reflection.
Nominated for a Best Documentary Feature Oscar, 5 Broken Cameras chronicles the growth of a Palestinian farmer’s family in a tumultuous West Bank village, the site of an Israeli security fence that draws local resistance. The account is shot by the subject, Emad Burnat, and co-directed by Israeli filmmaker Guy Davidi.
The Writers’ Room
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, and their bannermen and bannerwomen explain the magic behind Game of Thrones. (NB: All explanations shall be delivered mid-coitus, and at least three writers shall be dead by the end of the episode.)
– Eric Bana on Chelsea Lately, 11pm, E!
– Jeff Daniels, Sherri Shepherd, and Quinn Sullivan on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 11:35pm, NBC
– Patrick Dempsey and Amy Sedaris on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35pm, CBS