What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | July 1, 2011 at 8:55 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

Thursday July 7th:

Big Brother‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere**

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‘Big Brother’ welcomes eight new Houseguests, plus the return of some of the most notorious “duos” from past seasons. This summer’s twist, “Double Trouble,” will feature the return of some of the most dynamic “duos” in the history of ‘Big Brother.’ The return of these former Houseguests will immediately impact the way the game will be played this summer.

Friday July 8th:

Torchwood: Miracle Day‘ (10pm on Starz) **Season Premiere**

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The US installment of the BBC smash hit series stars Mekhi Phifer, Bill Pullman and, in an extended guest role, Lauren Ambrose. Bill Pullman, who portrays Oswald Danes, a former school teacher and convicted child killer, and Phifer, join ‘Torchwood’ alumni John Barrowman (Capt. Jack Harkness) and Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper) in the series.

Sunday July 10th:

Mob Wives‘ (8pm on VH1) **Reunion**

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The ladies reunite to dish all the dirt on the previous season.

Hoarding‘ (9pm on TLC) **Season Premiere**

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The series follows the compelling and sometimes heart breaking stories of people whose things have taken over their lives. Audiences will watch as they struggle to regain control with the help of professional organizers, therapists, friends and family members.

Curb Your Enthusiasm‘ (10pm on HBO) **Season Premiere**

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This hilarious series stars ‘Seinfeld’ co-creator Larry David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life. The series also stars Jeff Garlin as David’s manager Jeff and Susie Essman as Jeff’s wife Susie. The new season finds Larry continuing to face challenges both in Los Angeles and New York. Guest stars this season include series veterans Bob Einstein, Richard Lewis, Rosie O’Donnell, J.B. Smoove and Wanda Sykes.

Famous Food‘ (10pm on VH1) **Series Premiere**

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From Ashton Kutcher’s Geisha House to Robert DeNiro’s Ago, attaching a celebrity’s name to a restaurant is definitely a growing trend in Hollywood…. but is it always a recipe for success? VH1 is putting the concept to the test by partnering with renowned restaurateurs, The Dolce Group, to give seven celebrities the chance to turn one of their West Hollywood, CA properties into a flourishing and fully-operating restaurant.