Cycle 15 of Tyra Banks’ addictive reality hit is back – but with a twist. This season, the winner gets a spread in Italian Vogue, and so the pressure is on to produce not just a winner, but a high-fashion star. Mister and Miss J are back of course, and some of the new contestants include an Ivy League student and a 6’2″ girl who was turned away from multiple modeling agencies for being too tall.
KEY EPISODE: ‘Terriers‘ (10pm on FX) **Series Premiere**
This new FX series is a comedic drama starring Donal Logue (‘The Tao of Steve’) and Michael Raymond-James (‘True Blood’). It centers on Hank Dolworth (Logue), an ex-cop who partners with his best friend Britt Pollack (Raymond-James) to launch an unlicensed private investigation business. The duo, both struggling with maturity issues, solve crimes while avoiding danger and responsibility.
‘Hellcats’ is a coming-of-age story about Marti Perkins (Aly Michalka), a young, pre-law student at Lancer University in Memphis, Tennessee. Marti is cool, hip and alt, but her world flips upside down, literally and figuratively, when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer’s legendary cheerleading team, The Hellcats.
DVR: ‘Black Gold‘ (10pm on Tru TV) **Season Premiere**
This hit series about life on Texas oil rigs is back for an all-new season. With the economy taking time to rebound, the stakes are high for roughnecks who can’t afford to make mistakes that might cost them their jobs – or their lives.
Shawn and Gus find themselves in the midst of a Bourne Identity-like hunt and chase after a U.S Government Spy seeks their help in clearing her name for a crime she supposedly didn’t commit. Franke Potente, Jon Gries, and Nestor Carbonell guest star in the summer finale.
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