Wednesday, August 8
Olympic Fun Fact: The 1908 Olympic Games were originally supposed to be hosted in Rome, but were moved to London because the 1906 eruption of Mount Vesuvius required the funds intended for the Olympics to be diverted to rebuilding the town of Naples.
Big Brother (CBS 8pm) Contestants compete in the veto competition.
I still don’t get the love for this show, but the live feed coverage from this morning made me laugh.
XXX Summer Olympics (NBC 8pm) From London. Track and field, finals: women’s 200m, women’s 400m hurdles, women’s long jump, men’s 110m hurdles; diving: women’s platform qualifying; beach volleyball, women’s final: USA (May-Treanor/Walsh Jennings) vs. USA (Kessy/Ross).
Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles (Bravo 9pm) Josh Flagg balks at a listing two hours away, prompting Grandma Edith to lecture him on work ethic; Madison suffers a devastating personal loss; Josh Altman heads towards failure.
Glory be! A Grandma Edith verbal smackdown!
American Guns (The Discovery Channel 9pm) A Winchester is modified into a “truck gun”; Kurt is pressured to finish engraved gun gifts for a charity event.
Some people get pressured into having sex, some get pressured into using drugs, and Kurt gets pressured into engraving guns. It’s a crazy world.
Toddlers & Tiaras (TLC 9pm) Georgia’s Most Beautiful Girls: Alana is back and crazier than ever when she competes against Destiny and Deseray.
Georgia has a different standard of beauty than most of the world.
Dallas (TNT 9pm) Finale: The Ewing family band together as a loved one faces a medical crisis; Christopher and Elena learn that not everyone is what they appear to be; secrets from the past are revealed.
We all know who shot J.R. and that it season 9 was all just a dream of Pam’s. Catch up, Ewings.
Final Witness (ABC 10pm) The disappearance of a doctor is a mystery until a surprise witness reveals what he saw the night she went missing.
On these shows, the surprise witnesses never just see the missing person get into their own car and drive away.
Futurama (Comedy Central 10pm) As as a robot, Bender lacks free will so he embarks on a quest for the meaning of life.
Looks like he’s got things pretty well sorted to me.
The Real World: St. Thomas (MTV 10pm) Trey is angry when Laura flirts with another guy; Robb and Marie strain their relationship; Marie and Swift blow up at each other.
They really need to stop casting Jr. High students for this show.
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (TLC 10pm) Premiere: The family heads to the summer Redneck Games to get down and dirty.
Who knew that mud-wras’lin’ and and beer drinkin’ had a fancy-schmancy name?
What will you be watching tonight?
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