What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | June 24, 2013 at 4:29 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Big Brother' (CBS)

Monday June 24:

Under the Dome‘ (10pm ET on CBS) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Under the Dome is a new 13-episode serialized drama based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, and is the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town’s inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers about the dome, where it came from and if and when it will go away. Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Dean Norris, Natalie Martinez, Britt Robertson, Alexander Koch, Colin Ford, Nicholas Strong, Jolene Purdy and Aisha Hinds star.

Tuesday June 25:

Minute To Win It‘ (8pm on GSN) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Check out this all new, original version of Minute To Win It,  hosted by Speed Skating Champion Apolo Anton Ohno. New episodes will air back-to-back every Tuesday night from 8:00pm ET/PT to 10:00pm ET/PT. Each one-hour episode features competitors facing up to 10 challenges that escalate in level of difficulty using everyday household items.  Each game has a one-minute time limit and failure to finish the task on time may ultimately eliminate the contestant. At various points throughout the game, the competitor can walk away with the money earned up to that point – but it’ll take nerves of steel to complete all 10 tasks to win the grand prize of $250,000.

Rizzoli & Isles‘ (9pm on TNT) **Season Premiere** Record Now

A community parade turns deadly in a case that brings family tensions and politics to the forefront. Maura, who is dealing with her own family issues, is not quite herself. And a surprise visit from Lt. Col. Casey Jones (guest star Chris Vance) reveals some shocking news.

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

Viewers will join hosts Nev Schulman and Max Joseph in their cross-country journey uniting young couples taking their online-only romantic relationships offline and in person. This season everything is elevated: the catfish are more sophisticated, the investigations are deeper, the stakes are higher and emotions are intense.

Perception‘ (10pm on TNT) **Season Premiere** Record Now

BI Agent Kate Moretti asks Dr. Daniel Pierce to determine the mental competency of a man being retried for murder. But the trial takes a shocking and unexpected turn when Pierce’s findings question whether the person standing trial is the same person he was six years ago. Meanwhile, Moretti is unpleasantly surprised to discover that the Assistant U.S. Attorney prosecuting the case is her soon-to-be-ex-husband Donnie Ryan (guest star Scott Wolf).

Wednesday June 26:

Big Brother‘ (8pm on CBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Big Brother is back and will unleash two new twists into the stylish, redesigned house this summer that will influence the strategic landscape of the game! The first twist is a series’ first: instead of two Houseguests being nominated each week for eviction, as in past seasons, contestants will nominate three in this summer’s edition. This process will be further explained during the season premiere. The second twist will allow Big Brother viewers to play a crucial role in the game by casting votes for the Houseguest they feel is playing the best game.  The Houseguest who receives the most votes will be anointed that week’s, “Big Brother MVP.”  The full scope of the MVP’s secret power will be revealed during the season premiere.

Sunday June 30:

Dexter‘ (9pm on Showtime) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Season 8 begins six months after LaGuerta’s murder – and Dexter is still managing life as a dad, brother, and serial killer. As Deb (series star Jennifer Carpenter) struggles to deal with the consequences of her actions, a mysterious woman comes to work with Miami Metro, offering first-hand information on Dexter’s past.

Ray Donovan‘ (10pm on Showtime) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan stars Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Liev Schreiber in his first lead television role as LA’s best professional fixer. Ray is the man called in to make the city’s celebrities,’ superstar athletes,’ and business moguls’ most complicated and combustible situations go away. This powerful drama unfolds when his father, Mickey Donovan, played by Oscar winner Jon Voight, is unexpectedly released from prison, setting off a chain of events that shakes the Donovan family to its core.