What to Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | March 15, 2012 at 10:39 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Mad Men' (AMC)

Monday March 19:

Dancing with the Stars‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

This season’s dynamic lineup of stars — including a Super Bowl champion, a telenovela star, a tennis legend, a Disney Channel star, a classical singing star and a music legend – will perform either the Foxtrot or the Cha Cha for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere.

Pretty Little Liars‘ (8pm on ABC Family) **Season Finale** Record Now

Rosewood’s Junior League Masquerade Gala is the perfect setting for “A’s” next game of cat and mouse with his/her favorite targets. But with Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer fast on his/her heels, will this game be “A’s” last? “A” is finally revealed!

Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory‘ (10pm on MTV) **Season Premiere** Record Now

In the season premiere, Rob attempts the most ludicrous stunt in “Fantasy Factory” history, by becoming “Super Sonic Rob,” and kickflipping the all-new Chevy Sonic. The feat was previewed by 111 million people during Superbowl  XLVI, and achieved only by few men in daredevil history.

Tuesday March 20:

Switched at Birth‘ (8pm on ABC Family) **Spring Finale** Record Now

In “Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time,” it’s prom time at Carlton School for the Deaf and Daphne is excited to ask Wilke to be her date, but things don’t go as planned and Travis ends up joining them. Emmett asks Bay to be his guest, but what should be a magical night for the two of them, is at risk of getting ruined with Emmett’s secret haunting him. Angelo’s return causes more problems for the two families and Kathyrn and John’s marriage is tested when their lawyer gets a little too close.

The River‘ (9pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

With a course now plotted for their final destination, the Magus crew suddenly finds itself in complete chaos when a member of their own is shot dead, leading Jahel to call upon the spirit of the Bojana to help, against the wishes of her Father. The crew’s quest is threatened further by the unknown killer, as the situation continues to spiral out of control, on the season finale.

Hardcore Pawn‘ (9pm on Tru TV) **Spring Premiere** Record Now

In the first half of the season, Les opened a second store against Ashley and Seth’s wishes. As a result, the main store started to suffer. With Seth planning to change the business structure of American Jewelry & Loan behind Les’s back, the midseason finale ended with a tense standoff between father and son.

Southland‘ (10pm on TNT) **Season Finale** Record Now

Tang reports for her last day on patrol before moving on to another precinct in the season four finale. Meanwhile, Lydia is pressed to make a decision regarding her pregnancy.

The Little Couple‘ (10pm on TLC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Sason five kicks off with a long anticipated moment- the couple finally moves into their custom built dream home in Houston, Texas. Throughout the season, viewers will join Bill & Jen as they continue to make big strides toward starting a family, and juggle their flourishing careers.

Wednesday March 21:

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

Recently divorced Alex (Amanda Peet) is a high-strung lawyer raising her 10 year-old daughter Charlie (Joey King) as a single mom. Unwilling to let anything get in her way, she downsizes into a smaller house and hires charismatic contractor Pete (David Walton), a free-spirited, recovering gambling addict who is a ladies man and in desperate need of this gig.

Duck Dynasty‘ (10pm on A&E) **Series Premiere** Record Now

A&E Network introduces the Robertsons, a Louisiana bayou family living the American dream as they operate a thriving business while staying true to their family values and lifestyle. Ask anyone in Louisiana and they’ll tell you that the bayou state’s favorite first family doesn’t live in the governor’s mansion but in the backwoods, where the Robertsons’ rags-to-riches story is still unfolding.

Thursday March 22:

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

In the conclusion of the two-part season finale, the final clothiers showcase their signature looks at a VIP runway event, after which the winning all-star designer is crowned. Will it be Mondo, Michael or Austin?

Friday March 23:

Fringe‘ (9pm ET on Fox) **Spring Premiere** Record Now

Following the recent shocking revelations and emotional events, Peter weighs his options as the Fringe team investigates a killer targeting love in the all-new “A Short Story About Love” episode.

Sunday March 25:

Mad Men‘ (9pm on AMC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Don is greeted with a surprise in the special, two-hour season five premiere. Meanwhile, Roger and Pete clash, and Joan has a run-in with a houseguest.

Luck‘ (9pm on HBO) **Series Finale** Record Now

In the series finale, Gus draws on past experience to deal with a present threat, and Ace is floored by a surprise visitor.

Leave it to Niecy‘ (10pm on TLC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

TLC viewers were first introduced to Niecy when she walked down the aisle and married her husband Jay Tucker in front of nearly 5 million viewers in TLC’s 2-hour event “Niecy Nash’s Wedding Bash” last June. Now, ‘Leave it to Niecy’ takes viewers into the couple’s home, which includes her three kids and her opinionated mother. Together, they balance work, life, and love to create a modern blended family.