What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | April 12, 2012 at 1:30 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' (Bravo)

Monday April 16:

Eureka‘ (9pm on Syfy) **Season Premiere** Record Now

As Eureka’s thrilling fifth and final season kicks off, the town is reeling after the Astraeus and her crew mysteriously vanished just before their planned launch to Titan. When they finally crash land, Allison and the crewmembers are shocked to find themselves back in Eureka – and that they’ve been missing for four years.

Eden’s World‘ (10pm on Logo) **Series Premiere ** Record Now

Get ready to sparkle, baby! Seven-year-old Eden Wood rocked the child pageant world when she announced she would be retiring from the competition circuit after six grueling years of dominating her rivals. Over 300 crowns and a legion of adoring fans were great, but being the natural entertainer that she is, Eden needed more. At the top of her game, Eden and her high-energy, show-biz loving mother Mickie Wood were eager to share their secrets with a new crop of girls striving to achieve their beauty queen dreams.

Tuesday April 17:

Ringer‘ (9pm ET on The CW) **Season Finale** Record Now

As the vow renewal nears, Bridget realizes she first needs to tell Andrew the truth about who she really is. Meanwhile, just as Bodaway Macawi (guest star Zahn McClarnon) starts to close in on Bridget, Agent Machado is forced off the case and Henry decides whether he should tell Bridget the truth about Siobhan.

Raising Hope‘ (9:30pm ET on Fox) **Season Finale** Record Now

Following the revelations of the “Inside Probe” expose of their family history, the Chances are put on trial in a fight to retain custody of Hope in “I Want My Baby Back, Baby Back, Baby Back.” Special guest appearances by Jason Lee, Jaime Pressly and Ethan Suplee of ‘My Name is Earl.’

Wednesday April 18:

Monster Man‘ (10pm on Syfy) **Season Finale** Record Now

The pop group Devo wants Roy to direct their music video, but a diva designer may complicate things in the first-season finale.

Revenge‘ (10pm ET on ABC) **Spring Premiere** Record Now

Daniel’s imprisonment sends Victoria to depths that no one thought possible, as the surprise return of a past love (James Purefoy as Dominik Wright) provides a destructive but welcome distraction from her family’s struggles. Meanwhile, Jack’s search for Amanda grows more desperate as he comes under suspicion for murder.

Thursday April 19:

Parks & Recreation‘ (9:30pm ET on NBC) **Spring Premiere** Record Now

When Leslie finds out that Parks Department budget is about to be cut, she convinces Councilman Pillner (guest star Bradley Whitford) to make the cuts elsewhere, which causes unexpected problems for her campaign. Meanwhile, Chris takes Ron to his favorite meditation center.

Kathy‘ (10pm on Bravo) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Every Thursday night, the original gossip girl Kathy Griffin will have a whole hour to deflate the egos of everyone who is anyone and those who think they’re someone. ‘Kathy’ will showcase Griffin’s unique take on celebrities, co-workers, friends, politicians, and yes, even her own boxed-wine swilling mother, Maggie.

Friday April 20:

The Ricky Gervais Show‘ (9pm on HBO) **Season Premiere** Record Now

‘The Ricky Gervais Show,’ the animated comedy series based on the record-breaking podcast, returns to HBO for its 13-episode third season. The voices are recorded by Ricky Gervais, his longtime collaborator, Stephen Merchant, and Gervais’ colleague and friend, Karl Pilkington, whose offbeat musings inspire many of the storylines.

Melissa & Tye‘ (9:30pm on CMT) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Melissa & Tye’ will follow one of America’s most-beloved bachelorettes, Melissa Rycroft, and her husband Tye Strickland as they balance a long distance relationship between Dallas and Hollywood

Sunday April 22:

Frozen Planet‘ (8pm on Discovery) **Season Finale** Record Now

The impact of rising temperatures on the poles’ inhabitants and the planet as a whole are discussed in the season finale.

‘Fox’s 25th Anniversary Special’ (8pm ET on Fox)

‘Fox’s 25th Anniversary Special’ will take an entertaining look back at the groundbreaking and irreverent shows that have defined the network since its first signal transmission on April 5, 1987. The star-studded special will pay tribute to Fox’s most memorable moments with appearances by Fox talent, highlights from iconic series and specials and reunions with cast members from some of the network’s fan-favorite series.

The Real Housewives of New Jersey‘ (10pm on Bravo) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Temperatures rise and so do the tempers as Caroline Manzo, Teresa Giudice, Jacqueline Laurita, Melissa Gorga and Kathy Wakile show viewers that a Jersey summer is not all fun in the sun. Season four breaks down the walls to reveal the truth behind all the tabloid rumors. From Jacqueline’s absence at the season three reunion to accusations of Melissa’s past and the fallout from Teresa’s cookbook, the ladies are determined to set the record straight.