What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | August 31, 2012 at 12:19 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Switched at Birth' (ABC Family)

Monday September 3:

Hotel Hell‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Season Finale** Record Now

Award-winning chef and hospitality expert Gordon Ramsay checks into the River Rock Inn in Milford, PA. The hotel, established in the 1880s, is falling apart. It’s in desperate need of a cleaning, there are dead bugs everywhere and Ramsay discovers a disgusting galaxy of stains on one particular bed spread that sends him through the roof. Then, Ramsay checks into the Roosevelt Hotel, a converted 16-bedroom schoolhouse, in Coeur D’Alene, ID, where the owner is more interested in dressing up like Sherlock Holmes for murder mystery nights than he is in updating the hotel’s musty d├ęcor.

Stars Earn Stripes‘ (8pm ET on NBC) **Season Finale** Record Now

The “Stars Earn Stripes” celebrities are confronted with a surprise shootout which leaves one celebrity operative duo to be dismissed before the next mission. Following the shootout, the remaining squads, must infiltrate an enemy village to rescue stolen intelligence while destroying communication towers and avoiding explosions.

Switched at Birth‘ (8pm on ABC Family) **Fall Premiere** Record Now

Bay returns from a trip abroad with a new boyfriend, but she must face issues from her past concerning Emmett and Angelo in the Fall premiere.

Tuesday September 4:

Beverly Hills Nannies‘ (9pm on ABC Family) **Season Finale** Record Now

After Kristin and Amber’s latest fight, the other nannies have decided they are fed up with both of them and decide to stick with each other instead. Kristin fears that the bad blood will hurt her referral business. Elsewhere, Maggie’s drinking gets her in trouble with her new bosses and Kristin, as Justin and Amanda are overwhelmed at Marika’s baptism party for Xander.

Flipping Out‘ (9pm on Bravo) **Season Premiere** Record Now

In the new season Jeff’s business continues to be more centered on interior design than house flipping, but he still manages to turn the lives of everyone around him upside down. As Jeff wrestles with a growing business, new staff members, a slate of crazy clients and a renovation of his own, his life is becoming a mess so big not even his faithful maid, Zoila, can clean it up.

Wednesday September 5:

Ghost Hunters‘ (9pm on Syfy) **Fall Premiere** Record Now

A new era begins when Ghost Hunters, Syfy’s longest-running unscripted series, returns with 14 all-new episodes. Having said goodbye to investigator Grant Wilson in May, The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS) – led by Jason Hawes – is officially a team in transition, which means there are plenty of surprises on the way this fall.

The Soul Man‘ (10pm on TV Land) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the Season 1 finale, a storm causes a blackout that coincides with the arrival of Barton’s estranged wife, and Boyce tries to play peacemaker between her and his father.

The Exes‘ (10:30pm on TV Land) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the second season finale, Eden goes into labor when the gang crashes a party on a yacht that belongs to Phil’s boss.

Thursday September 6:

2012 MTV Video Music Awards (8pm on MTV)

The hilarious Kevin Hart hosts the 29th annual bash at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Scheduled performers include Taylor Swift, Rihanna, One Direction, Alicia Keys and Green Day.

Rookie Blue‘ (9pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

When a violent child abductor escapes from an emergency hospital visit, the officers of 15 Division try to track him down before he takes another young victim. When Andy and Dov discover that the desperate man has snatched another girl, Andy and Swarek find themselves in a deadly standoff to save the terrified victim, resulting in a major emotional confrontation — and a serious choice for Andy.

The Real L Word‘ (10pm on Showtime) **Season Finale** Record Now

The pressure of the impending wedding ceremony is starting to get to Whitney, but Sara is content to just go with the flow in the season finale.

Sunday September 9:

Drop Dead Diva‘ (9pm on Lifetime) **Season Finale** Record Now

A woman refuses life-saving surgery to remove a tumor because the cancer has suddenly made her brilliant, while a songwriter is sued over claims that her lyrics lead fans to attempt murder in the season finale.

Army Wives‘ (10pm on Lifetime) **Season Finale** Record Now

News spreads that Fort Marshall will merge with an Air Force base, and Kevin experiences a medical breakthrough in the season finale.

Weeds‘ (10pm on Showtime) **100th Episode** Record Now

Silas contemplates a big professional move, while Nancy has a dinner date with Rabbi Dave and some of his friends in the landmark 100th episode.

Breaking Amish‘ (10pm on TLC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

In a world where “plain” is considered a compliment, TLC pulls back the curtains to reveal the strict traditions of the Amish/Mennonite religion and lifestyle as cameras follow five people who have chosen to leave it behind and explore the world outside of their community. This new series provides a never-before-seen look inside the lives of young men and women as they, for the first time, trade horse and buggy with taxi cabs to break out from their respective Amish/Mennonite communities in their pursuit to chase big dreams in the Big Apple.

Web Therapy‘ (10:30pm on Showtime) **Season Finale** Record Now

Newell is still bent out of shape over an experience he and Fiona shared in college 20 years ago in the season finale.