What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | October 19, 2011 at 12:41 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

Monday October 24:

Monster In-Laws‘ (10pm on A&E) **Series Premiere** Record Now

In-laws: most people have them … and sometimes, they can be a whole lot more than a newlywed bargained for. A&E Network shines a light on married couples dealing with meddling in-laws as they try to make peace with the help of an unconventional, no-nonsense relationship expert in this new original real-life series.

Tuesday October 25:

The X-Factor‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Finalists Revealed** Record Now

Don’t miss ‘The X-Factor’s’ first “Live Show” where the remaining acts, competing to keep their place in the competition, perform for the judges and a live audience on ‘The X-Factor’ stage in a special extended two-and-a-half-hour episode.

The Rachel Zoe Project‘ (9pm on Bravo) **Season Finale** Record Now

Season 4 closes with a struggle, as Rachel tries to balance her work demands with her role as a new mother. Unwilling to part with her baby boy, she brings him to work with her. Meanwhile, an opportunity comes Jeremiah’s way.

Top Shot‘ (10pm on History) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the Season 3 finale, the winner is chosen from among four finalists.

Wednesday October 26:

Top Chef: Just Desserts‘ (10pm on Bravo) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the second season finale, the final contestants battle it out in a grand treat heat inspired by a distinguished pastry competition—the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France.

Whitechapel‘ (10pm on BBC America) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Is it possible that the world’s most notorious serial killer is back? BBC America presents the U.S. premiere of the acclaimed series Whitechapel. Set in modern day East London, the police force is faced with the brutal and bloody history of their streets – from echoes of the 19th century and Jack the Ripper to the infamous 1960s crime twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray.

Thursday October 27:

Project Runway‘ (9pm on Lifetime) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the conclusion of the Season 9 finale, the final designers frantically ready their collections in a bid to be best-in-sew at Fashion Week. The episode climaxes with the naming of the winner.

Beavis and Butt-Head‘ (10pm on MTV) **Series Premiere** Record Now

The boys who created a cultural dialogue for an entire generation are back! Beavis and Butt-Head are set to make their triumphant return to MTV this fall for 12 episodes to unleash their hilarious perspective on today’s society, music and pop culture.

Good Vibes‘ (10:30pm on MTV) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Good Vibes’ is an epic beach party that captures not only the thrills and excitement of teenage life, but also the heartfelt frustrations. We follow the wild-but-relatable stories of Mondo and Woodie, as they try to navigate the hormone-fueled world of high school, life-changing first experiences, and the complexities of family life.

Friday October 28:

Chuck‘ (8pm ET on NBC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Without the Intersect in his head or the support of the CIA, the world of espionage is a much more dangerous place for Chuck Bartowski and his team of freelance spies. To start, Carmichael Industries takes on a slick, rich thief named Jean Claude (guest star Mark Hamill), and a conniving investor, Roger Bale (guest star Craig Kilborn), who has stolen money from some of the world’s most dangerous people.

Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns‘ (8pm on TBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now

After striking gold with House of Payne, Tyler Perry did it again with this comedy about a family-run retirement home and the oddball patriarch who owns it. David Mann stars as the fun-loving, fashion-challenged “Downtown” Leroy Brown.

Gold Rush: Alaska‘ (9pm on Discovery) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The second season of ‘Gold Rush’ kicks off with a special called “The Off-Season,” where fans will find out about all of the hard work the Hoffmans put in between mining seasons to make sure they hit the mother lode this time around.

Grimm‘ (9pm ET on NBC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

After the mysterious brutal attack of a local college co-ed, Portland homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) discovered he is descendant of an elite line of criminal profilers known as “Grimms,” charged with keeping balance between humanity and the mythological creatures of the world. As he tries to hide the dangers of his new found calling from his fiance, Juliette Silverton (Bitsie Tulloch), and his partner, Hank Griffin (Russell Hornsby), he becomes ever more entrenched in the ancient rivalries and alliances of the Grimm world.

Saturday October 29:

The Graham Norton Show‘ (10pm on BBC America) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Now in its eighth season, The Graham Norton Show continues to entertain with everything you won’t see on the news – from celebrity guests’ anecdotes and sillier stories buzzing on the wires to the unique quirks and obsessions of the studio audience. The show is truly based on the people, trends, stories, and aspects of celebrity culture that interest Norton most.

Sunday October 30:

Allen Gregory‘ (8:30pm ET on Fox) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Since his family has fallen on hard times, Allen Gregory De Longpre, one of the most pretentious 7-year olds of our time, is forced to face his greatest challenge – attending public school to enter the first grade. His mature ways make it hard for him to fit in and his struggle to adjust is not limited to his classmates. As ‘Allen Gregory’ makes his rounds with the faculty, his first meeting with his much-older principal takes a special turn in the series premiere.

The Next Iron Chef‘ (9pm on Food) **Season Premiere** Record Now

In an unprecedented Food Network event, ten of the world’s most celebrated super chefs go to battle to become a member of the elite Iron Chef culinary society in a new eight-episode season of ‘The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs.’