What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | August 16, 2012 at 11:40 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Face Off' (Syfy)

Monday August 20:

Bunheads‘ (9pm on ABC Family) **Summer Finale** Record Now

Michelle and Fanny begin to grow closer and enjoy each other’s creative input as they prepare for Fanny’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Michelle is organizing the fundraiser, advising the girls on their boy drama and feeling more at home than ever before. But their newfound harmony is soon disrupted by honest mistakes.

Beyond Scared Straight‘ (10pm on A&E) **Season Premiere** Record Now

A&E’s ground-breaking series ‘Beyond Scared Straight,’ following derailed, defiant and disrespectful teens as they enter immersive jail programs aimed at deterring them from a life of crime, returns for a third season. ‘Beyond Scared Straight’ is inspired by “Scared Straight!,” the Academy Award and multiple Emmy-winning documentary film by Arnold Shapiro.

The Glass House’ (10pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

After ten weeks of contestants’ residing under the same roof with their living conditions decided by viewers online, along with physical and mental competitions, the $250,000 winner chosen by viewers will be announced on the season finale.

The Inbetweeners‘ (10:30pm on MTV) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Following in the vein of established scripted hits on the network such as ‘Teen Wolf’ and ‘Awkward,’ ‘The Inbetweeners’ takes a comedic look at a group of teenagers navigating high school and charging into adulthood the way everyone does… by taking one step forward and three steps back.

Tuesday August 21:

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

A new season of infinite imagination and fantastic make-up magic ignites with the third season of Syfy’s most popular unscripted series, ‘Face Off,’premiering on a new night and time. The season will introduce a talented group of special effects make-up artists who will meet face to face in Los Angeles to compete in a series of elaborate challenges that will ultimately determine just who has the skillful hand to win ‘Face Off.’

Wednesday August 22:

Dirty Jobs‘ (9pm on Discovery) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Host and everyman Mike Rowe gets the grimy scoop on downright nasty, but vital, occupations in ‘Dirty Jobs.’ Rowe could be processing smelly seafood in a fish factory, collecting bat guano for prized fertilizer or cleaning septic tanks to maintain a fresh-smelling environment. His apprenticeship never ends as he learns from those who keep our world running smoothly.

Thursday August 23:

‘American Bible Challenge’ (8pm on GSN) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Comedian and author, Jeff Foxworthy hosts this studio-based game in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible. Utilizing current as well as historical references, questions will be drawn from the rich, dense narrative found in the world’s best-selling book. The contestants will share their compelling back-stories and each team will be playing for a charitable organization.

Burn Notice‘ (9pm on USA) **Summer Finale** Record Now

The gang travel to Panama to take down an assassin, but their target discovers their plans and sets up a trap of his own in the summer finale.

Anger Management‘ (9:30pm on FX) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the Season 1 finale, a seemingly innocent gesture leads Kate & Charlie to examine their relationship.

Suits‘ (10pm on USA) **Summer Finale** Record Now

Personal issues cause Mike to drop off the grid when Harvey needs him during the fight for the firm in the summer finale.

Sunday August 26:

True Blood‘ (9pm on HBO) **Season Finale** Record Now

Sookie probes an ancient family secret with help from a faerie elder, while Jessica is an unwilling participant in Bill’s ongoing religious conversion in the Season 5 finale.

The Newsroom‘ (10pm on HBO) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the first season finale, Mac is shaken by a big revelation from gossip columnist Nina Howard.