What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | April 12, 2013 at 9:32 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

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Monday April 15:

Defiance‘ (9pm on Syfy) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Defiance is the first-ever convergence of television and online gaming, featuring an interconnected world between the two mediums as they evolve together into one overall story. The series’ luminous cast includes Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Stephanie Leonidas, Tony Curran, Jaime Murray, Graham Greene and Mia Kirshner. Set in the near future, Defiance introduces an exotically transformed planet Earth, its landscapes permanently altered following the sudden – and tumultuous – arrival of seven unique alien races.

NewNowNext Awards‘ (10pm on Logo) **Special** Record Now

Now in its sixth year, Logo’s ‘NewNowNext Awards’ have earned a reputation for breaking new ground in pop culture. The highly praised and always unpredictable telecast is one big party that grants the gay stamp of approval to pop culture icons and trendsetters as well as stars-on-the-rise and celebrates what’s hot in TV, music, film and fashion for 2013 and beyond. Actress and comedian Aisha Tyler will host, and Ke$ha and Indie Pop duo Tegan and Sara will perform at this year’s event. Also, TV host and media mogul Chelsea Handler will present eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist and dynamic entrepreneur Fergie with the “Always Next, Forever Now” Award.

Tuesday April 16:

Deadliest Catch‘ (9pm on Discovery) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The veteran captains of ‘Deadliest Catch’ are back and this season the young deckhands and skippers plan to give them a run for their bounty. But can the captains keep them from taking over the wheel house for good?

Don’t Be Tardy…‘ (9pm on Bravo) **Season Premiere** Record Now

t’s only been a year since Kim’s million-dollar wedding to the Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy, but a lot has changed in the newlyweds’ life. This season as their family grows even bigger with the addition of a fourth child, Kash Kade, they’re working on remodeling their new home while Kroy and his team are enjoying an extremely successful football season with the hopes of making it to the Super Bowl.

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

In the first two seasons of ‘Awkward,’Jenna Hamilton tackled the age old questions all teenagers face: “who am I” and “who do I want be with?” Now, as she enters her junior year at Palos Hills High, Jenna is finally confronting the daunting question: “who do I want to be?” Season three picks up with Jenna feeling left behind now that Ming and Tamara start to blossom socially in ways that she hasn’t. Once again, Jenna seems to be solely living her life through her relationship with Matty and is starting to question if there is more for her beyond her love life and the life that she knows at Palos Hills.

Wednesday April 17:

Suburgatory‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the first part of the special one-hour season finale, Dallas offers to help George tell Tessa that he’s sold their house and that they’re combining residences, but it doesn’t go as planned. The rift between Dalia and Tessa widens as Dalia goes out of her way to make Tessa miserable and Tessa seeks break-up revenge.

Sunday April 20:

What Would Ryan Lochte Do?‘ (10pm on E!) **Series Premiere** Record Now

He took the world by storm in the London Summer Games, and in ‘What Would Ryan Lochte Do?’ the all-American swimming phenom proves that he lives life just like he swims … all out and at top speed. The new series shines a whole new light on the sexy superstar swimmer as Lochte’s friendships, love life and family dynamic take center stage for all the world to see.

Married to Jonas‘ (10:30pm on E!) **Season Premiere** Record Now

This season, the phrase “one big happy family” is put to the test when challenges, triumphs, family celebrations, pressures and drama reveal themselves as Kevin and Danielle, begin to really settle into their lives together, while attempting to accommodate the needs of their very close — and very different — families.