What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | July 27, 2013 at 2:48 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Falling Skies' (TNT)

Monday July 29:

The Writers’ Room‘ (10pm on Sundance Channel) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘The Writers’ Room’ is hosted by Academy Award-winning screenwriter (“The Descendants”), comedian and actor Jim Rash (“Community”). The six episode half-hour series spotlights an array of scripted television shows – from today’s pioneering cable dramas, including “Breaking Bad”, “Dexter,” “Game of Thrones” and “American Horror Story” to the most critically acclaimed and popular network sitcoms, including “Parks and Recreation” and “New Girl.” The roundtable talk show will delve deep into the world of TV’s creative masterminds, divulging inside details about their smartest choices, toughest decisions and biggest mistakes.

Tuesday July 30:

Capture‘ (9:30pm ET on The CW) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Luke Tipple hosts this new action-adventure reality series where twelve teams of two are about to enter the Hunting Grounds, a high-tech wilderness compound, where they must live in primitive conditions for one month in a winner-take-all battle to survive. Armed with the latest GPS technology and a “talon,” which acts as a kill-switch to the vests worn by the hunted, the hunters search four acres of wilderness, sometimes in brutal weather, in order to capture two teams in 48 hours.

Friday August 2:

America’s Next Top Model‘ (8pm ET on The CW) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The competition heats up as “America’s Next Top Model” returns, featuring male and female aspiring models competing for a career-launching prize package. The contestants participate in their first runway show and, during a photo shoot on the streets of Hollywood, the semi-finalists have to pose while the public votes on them. One model struggles with the decision of whether or not to stay in the competition, while judges Kelly Cutrone, Rob Evans and Tyra Banks use the social media scores from the photo shoot to aid them in choosing the competition’s top sixteen finalists.

Saturday August 3:

Zero Hour‘ (9pm ET on ABC) **Series Finale** Record Now

Arriving at the entrance to New Jerusalem, Hank, Beck, Arron and the Shepherds know it’s now or never to find Rachael and stop “Mother”/Lynch’s plan before it’s too late. But when the team unlock the doors, what they find is unimaginable. With faith shaken and time running out, can Hank and the team take down Lynch before it’s too late? Or will life as we know it end in an instant? With everything resting on his shoulders, it’s up to Hank Galliston to save the world.

Sunday August 4:

Secret Millionaire‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Summer Premiere** Record Now

‘Secret Millionaire’ follows 13 of America’s most successful business people as they spend a week in the country’s poorest areas and ultimately gift deserving members of the community with hundreds of thousands of dollars of their own money. Originally based on the hit UK series of the same name, each episode follows one of America’s most successful business people for one week as they leave behind their lavish lifestyles, sprawling mansions and luxury jets, conceal their true identities, and go to live and volunteer in some of the most impoverished and dangerous neighborhoods in the country.

The Killing‘ (9pm on AMC) **Season Finale** Record Now

Sarah seeks peace in the case’s aftermath in the third-season finale, and the detectives pick up a tough new assignment. Later, Sarah risks her life when someone close to her goes missing.

Falling Skies‘ (10pm on TNT) **Season Finale** Record Now

The 2nd Mass destroys an all-important base in the third-season finale. Elsewhere, the remaining survivors’ fate is put in doubt when additional aliens arrive.