What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | June 20, 2012 at 4:39 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Weeds' (Showtime)

Tuesday June 26:

The Real Housewives of Orange County‘ (9pm on Bravo) **Season Finale** Record Now

The party drama continues between Heather and Sarah in the sizzling conclusion to the season finale. Meanwhile, one of the husbands crashes the party and gets into a confrontation.

Retired at 35‘ (10pm on TV Land) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The new season brings a new cast member as Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairpsray) joins the show! In “Retired at 35,” after 37 years of marriage, Alan Robbins (‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’) and his wife Elaine (‘Arrested Development’) are expected to cruise into retirement and live out their days happily ever after. However, they get an unexpected surprise when their uptight and overworked son David (’24′), sick of the NYC rat race, decides to move in with them in their active-adult community.

Wednesday June 27:

So You Think You Can Dance‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **200th Episode/Top 20 Revealed** Record Now

The Top 20 dancers for this season are revealed on the landmark 200th episode.

Final Witness‘ (10pm ET on ABC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

The voices of the dead come to life in the true-crime limited series ‘Final Witness,’ which offers a unique look at some of the nation’s most shocking murders. Each episode will examine one case from start to finish, taking viewers inside the murder from the victim’s point of view.

The Real World: St. Thomas‘ (10pm on MTV) **Season Premiere** Record Now

MTV’s ‘The Real World’ celebrates its 27th season on the exotic island of St. Thomas. The roommates will experience everything Caribbean culture has to offer from island romance, rum and scuba diving to island-hopping, kayaking, and dancing in the streets at the traditional Carnival parade.

Thursday June 28:

Anger Management‘ (9pm on FX) **Series Premiere** Record Now

In ‘Anger Management,’ Charlie Sheen stars as “Charlie,” a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. Selma Blair, Shawnee Smith, Daniela Bobadilla, Michael Arden, and Noureen DeWulf co-star. He has a successful private practice, holding sessions with his group of primary patients each week, as well as performing pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison.

Wipeout‘ (9pm ET on ABC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Nothing says summer like completely new ‘Wipeout’ courses, this year featuring the Panic Hammocks, Snakes on the Plain and Batter Up. Other featured obstacles making their debut are The Hangover, Spin Psycho, The Comma-Kaze and Spinergy. There’ll also be many specials this summer, including a salute to our Armed Forces, Bring your Teacher to Wipeout Day, and an All-Star episode of winners and losers.

Twenty Twelve‘ (9pm on BBC America) **Series Premiere** Record Now

The BAFTA nominated docu-comedy series ‘Twenty Twelve,’ starring BAFTA nominee Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), joins BBC AMERICA’s Ministry of Laughs comedy block just in time for the Summer Games. From executive producer Jon Plowman (The Office, Extras, Absolutely Fabulous) and writer John Morton (People Like Us), the series follows the team responsible for delivering the biggest show on earth: the London Olympics.

Awkward‘ (10:30pm on MTV) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Jenna deals with the aftermath of finding out that her Mom wrote the note, and is still stuck in the love triangle between Matty and Jake.

Louie‘ (10:30pm on FX) **Season Premiere** Record Now

From the inventive imagination of Louis C.K., ‘Louie’ puts a spotlight on C.K.’s everyday ordeals, his quest to find love and his pursuit of humor. Each episode features a scripted story and a mix of his stand-up comedy, which is original material for the series.

Brand X with Russell Brand‘ (11pm on FX) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Brand X with Russell Brand’ features Brand’s unvarnished and unfiltered point of view on current events, worldwide politics and popular culture. Taking on the news of the day like no one else, Brand uses his unconventional sensibility, spirituality, humor and status as a recently transplanted Englishman to get to the bottom of what the news really means.

Sunday July 1:

Weeds‘ (10pm on Showtime) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The show that introduced America to a pot-dealing soccer mom and changed the face of the network is sparking up its final toke: after eight unforgettable, jaw-dropping seasons, ‘Weeds’ is coming to an end. In the season opener, we find out who got shot.

Episodes‘ (10:30pm on Showtime) **Season Premiere** Record Now

In the season premiere, “Pucks!” scores big ratings, meaning that the separated Sean and Beverly—and star Matt who had a fling with her—must find a way to coexist and continue to work together.