What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | March 7, 2012 at 12:42 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Fairly Legal' (USA)

Monday March 12:

The Bachelor‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the controversial season finale, Ben prepares to make one of the most difficult choices of this life. His search for love is now narrowed down to two very different women – Courtney and Lindzi — and he is falling in love with both of them. After being rejected by Ashley on last season’s ‘The Bachelorette,’ will he now find the love he had hoped to find with her?

Tuesday March 13:

Fashion Star‘ (9:30pm ET on NBC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

14 designers face celebrity mentors Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie and John Varvatos as they compete for a chance to launch their collections in three of America’s largest retailers: Macy’s, H&M and Saks Fifth Avenue; a prize worth over six million dollars. In their first challenge, the designers will be asked to design and create their signature items.

Wednesday March 14:

Face Off‘ (10pm on Syfy) **Season Finale** Record Now

The three finalists must each create three original characters from a specific genre (horror, sci-fi or fantasy) that will perform a choreographed-dance routine at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California before the winner is announced in the season two finale.

South Park‘ (10pm on Comedy Central) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Kenny, Stan, Cartman and Kyle are back for more antics in the 16th season premiere.

Ugly Americans‘ (10:30pm on Comedy Central) **Season Premiere** Record Now

A miniature arsonist in Mark’s custody escapes up Twayne’s nose, forcing Leonard, Grimes and Mark to make themselves smaller for a manhunt inside Twayne’s body.

Monster Man’ (11pm on Syfy) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Monster Man’ goes behind the scenes of one of Hollywood’s most respected monster prop building workshops. For more than 30 years, when studios have wanted a bizarre creature or out-of-this world alien, they’ve turned to Cleve Hall and his very unique family business.

Thursday March 15:

Missing‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

How far would you go to save the only thing you have left in the world? At 8 years of age, Michael Winstone watched as his father, CIA agent Paul Winstone, was murdered. Now 10 years later, Paul’s wife, Becca (Ashley Judd), is faced with the reality that her son is growing up. When Michael is afforded the opportunity to study abroad, his mother reluctantly agrees it’s time to let him go. But just a few weeks into his trip, Michael disappears, and Becca immediately suspects foul play.

Community‘ (8pm ET on NBC) **Spring Premiere** Record Now

Andre (guest star Malcolm Jamal Warner, (‘The Cosby Show,’) proposes that he and Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) remarry and a wedding date is set. Britta and Annie get busy planning the wedding and Jeff (Joel McHale) prepares to give a wedding speech – while Troy and Abed get ready to be “normal” for the occasion. Meanwhile, Pierce and Shirley pitch a sandwich shop idea.

Friday March 16:

Fairly Legal‘ (9pm on USA) **Season Premiere** Record Now

In the second season, feisty and passionate mediator Kate Reed (Sarah Shahi) has a new conflict – and potential hot romance – on her hands in the form of the sharp, hustling, up-and-coming trial attorney Ben Grogan, played by new series regular Ryan Johnson. Hired by managing partner Lauren Reed (Virginia Williams) to save the firm on the verge of collapse, Ben’s presence adds fuel to Kate’s already at-odds relationship with her same-aged stepmother and puts pressure on her relationship with her soon-to-be-ex-husband, Justin Patrick (Michael Trucco).

In Plain Sight‘ (10pm on USA) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The fifth and final gripping season will keep viewers on the edge of their seats with heart-pounding storylines building to an unforgettable finale. Can Mary (Mary McCormack) balance motherhood with a demanding profession or will she put her baby up for adoption? Will Marshall (Frederick Weller) finally be truthful about his feelings for Mary, or can he make his relationship with Abigail (Rachel Boston) work?

Bering Sea Gold‘ (10pm on Discovery) **Season Finale** Record Now

Winter approaches in the first-season finale as short-staffed crews set sail before they’re blocked in by ice. Also, an auction for next year’s dredging grounds commences.

Sunday March 18:

Frozen Planet‘ (8pm on Discovery) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Frozen Planet’ is narrated by award-winning actor Alec Baldwin. The series will provide the ultimate portrait of our earth’s polar regions, where the scale and beauty of the scenery and sheer power of the natural elements are unlike anywhere else on the planet. To capture nature’s majestic power – as well as its ultimate fragility – ‘Frozen Planet’s’ filmmakers utilized the latest cinematographic techniques and technology to capture groundbreaking imagery both above and below the ice in some of the most extreme and remote regions of our planet.

The Walking Dead‘ (9pm on AMC) **Season Finale** Record Now

Rick and Carl make it out of the woods but find chaos on the farm, where the group has been split up and people are questioning Rick’s leadership abilities in the season two finale.

Comic Book Men‘ (10pm on AMC) **Season Finale** Record Now

This six-part series dives deep into fanboy culture by following the antics in and around master fanboy Kevin Smith’s New Jersey comic shop, Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash, where both staff and customers geek out over mind-blowing pop culture artifacts and the legends behind them.