Tuned In: What To Watch

by | June 23, 2014 at 7:44 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Big Brother' (CBS)

Monday June 23:

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

Still healing from tragic losses, Scott, Stiles, Lydia and Kira return to a new semester of school with more human worries than supernatural, while also trying to help their new friend, Malia, integrate back into society. But Kate Argent’s surprising resurrection brings a new threat to Beacon Hills along with the emergence of another mysterious enemy known simply as The Benefactor.

Tuesday June 24:

Tyrant‘ (10pm on FX) **Series Premiere** Record Now

From Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Executive Producer/Showunner Howard Gordon (24, Homeland), Tyrant tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam “Barry” Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his homeland, accompanied by his American wife and children, for his nephew’s wedding.

Covert Affairs‘ (10pm on USA) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Season 5 of the hit espionage series picks up with CIA operative Annie (Golden Globe-nominated Piper Perabo) returning to the Agency after having faked her death to go deep undercover to find a traitor to the CIA. The new season will examine the price Annie will have to pay for this risky maneuver and the implications it will have on her relationships – both personally and professionally – as she attempts to re-emerge into the world she once knew.

Wednesday June 25:

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

‘Big Brother’ will debut its most “twisted” season ever during its special two-night premiere on Wednesday, June 25 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and Thursday, June 26 (9:01-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS.  This season of ‘Big Brother’ will also air in HD for the first time. During the premiere, Host Julie Chen will announce details of two new twists and the new competition for the season. In the first twist, two Houseguests will win the coveted role of “Head of Household” (HOH) each week, which still comes with special privileges, including a separate suite inside the house. Each HOH will have the responsibility of nominating two fellow Houseguests for eviction every week; however, for the first time on the series, earning HOH will not guarantee one’s safety in the game for the week.
With the second twist, fans will have a unique opportunity to significantly influence the game from home with a new interactive element called “Team America.”

Mystery Girls‘ (8:30pm on ABC Family) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Mystery Girls,’ stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth. The comedy series follows two former detective TV show starlets brought back together by a real-life mystery. Charlie Contour (Garth) is a suburban housewife and mother, while Holly Hamilton (Spelling) longs for her glory days in the 90′s when she was on television.

Million Dollar Listing: Miami‘ (9pm on Bravo) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Three Miami agents, Chad Carroll, Samantha DeBianchi and Chris Leavitt, battle it out in the luxury world of high-end real estate. With a surging market in South Florida, properties are selling for record rates and agents are cashing in on massive commissions like never before. The mansions are bigger, the high-rises are taller, the amenities are more lux and the locals have access to amazing views, beaches and a lifestyle unlike anywhere else in the world.

Taxi Brooklyn‘ (10pm ET on NBC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Hardass Detective Caitlyn “Cat” Sullivan (Chyler Leigh), a woman hell-bent on finding her father’s killer, is demoted to foot patrol for reckless driving, disobeying orders, and personality conflicts. Cat arrests Marseille born taxi driver Leo Romba (Jacky Ido), a highly skilled driver with a past. Accused of being a wheelman in a bank robbery, Leo begs Cat to make a deal: in exchange for proving his innocence, he will provide her with his driving skills and taxi.

Sunday June 29:

Reckless‘ (9pm ET on CBS) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Reckless’ is a sultry legal drama set in Charleston, S.C., where a gorgeous Yankee litigator and a charming southern attorney must hide their intense mutual attraction as a police sex scandal threatens to tear the city apart. Jamie Sawyer is enviously cool, confident and armed with south side of Chicago street-smarts as she takes on the good ol’ boys in the South. Her handsome courtroom rival is Roy Rayder, a divorced father of two, embodies the Old South and is the newly minted City Attorney, thanks to his influential former father-in-law, Dec Fortnum.

The Leftovers‘ (10pm on HBO) **Series Premiere** Record Now

From Damon Lindelof (Emmy winner for “Lost”) and acclaimed novelist Tom Perrotta (Academy Award(R) nominee for “Little Children”), ‘The Leftovers’ is based on Perrotta’s bestselling novel of the same name. The drama series takes an original look at The Rapture…because it’s not entirely clear The Rapture happened. Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, and Liv Tyler star.

Unforgettable‘ (10pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The Secret Service enlists Carrie and Al’s help when a murder investigation leads them to uncover a counterfeiting ring run by an assassin, on the third season premiere.