This Week in TV: July 27-August 2

Monday's Picks

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So You Think You Can Dance

Nicole’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Monday at 8:00 PM on FOX

The competition is finally in full motion, and, as for now, I'm rooting for Team Street!

The top 18 hopefuls perform; two dancers are sent home.

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Teen Wolf

Audrey’s Rating:

Genre: Drama

Airs: Monday at 10:00 PM on MTV

What did the Doctors do to Lydia and is Stiles infected with some sort of wendigo bite?!

Scott and his friends follow Dr. Valack's advice; and experience strange effects as a result.

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The Bachelorette

Rachel’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Monday at 8:00 PM on ABC

It makes for a lame finale, but I hope Kaitlyn chooses neither of these clowns.

Kaitlyn and 15 of the most memorable bachelors dish about the season and each other. Also: bloopers from the season; and a sneak peek of the season finale as Kaitlyn's journey comes to a close.

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How the Universe Works

Mony’s Rating:

Genre: Documentary

Airs: Monday at 9:00 PM on Discovery

It's about a "Monster" Black Hole. I didn't realize there were designations for black holes, but then again, I'm not an astrophysicist

An examination of the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way. Included: parallel universes; wormholes; and space-time.

Tuesday's Picks

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Face Off

Zaz’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Tuesday at 9:00 PM on Syfy

Training ground for all the cool creatures you see in your summer blockbusters and CW shows!

Season 9 begins with the 16 artists working in pairs to construct original alien animals that incorporate two models into one massive creation. Later, a surprise announcement from the judges keeps everyone on edge.

Wednesday's Picks

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Impastor

Morgaine’s Rating:

Genre: Comedy

Airs: Wednesday at 10:30 PM on TV Land

Remember the (sexy) Lex Luthor from Smallville? He's playing a gay pastor. I've missed Michael Rosenbaum.

After Buddy's first sermon, Schmidt calls in the bishop to assess his competence; Dora has an unusual request for Buddy; Alexa and Russell compete for Buddy's affection.

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Married

Alison’s Rating:

Genre: Comedy

Airs: Wednesday at 10:30 PM on FX

Russ and Lina are the best worst couple.

Russ and Lina go on separate dates.

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Why? With Hannibal Buress

Adam’s Rating:

Genre: Comedy

Airs: Wednesday at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central

It's great he's finally out from under Eric Andre's shadow.

Hannibal Buress shares his perspective via stand-up, sketches, in-studio guests and man-on-the-street interviews.

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Million Dollar Listing San Francisco

Ben’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Wednesday at 10:00 PM on Bravo

Although most homes in SF are insanely priced, MDLSF really takes it to another level.

Roh manages to track down the architect of his new listing; Justin takes a listing with his dentist.

Thursday's Picks

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Geeks Who Drink

Davis’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Thursday at 11:30 PM on Syfy

If I were 21, I would be able to win this show SO easily.

Team On a Bender, led by John DiMaggio ("Futurama"), competes against "Grimm" star David Giuntoli and the members of Hot Pub Time Machine.

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Review

Rachel’s Rating:

Genre: Comedy

Airs: Thursday at 10:00 PM on Comedy Central

Now that Amy Schumer has hit it big, this is the next Comedy Central show that deserves your attention.

Forrest gets into a fight with a stranger, blackmails his new girlfriend and discovers the pleasures of a glory hole.

Friday's Picks

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Wet Hot American Summer

Alex’s Rating:

Genre: Comedy

Airs: Friday at 3:00 AM on Netflix

I wasn't a diehard fan of the movie, but I can't NOT watch this, right?

Bradley Cooper, Ken Marino, Amy Poehler, David Hyde Pierce and Paul Rudd are among some of the cast joining the series, which tells the story of the first day of Camp Firewood's famous summer season, now fourteen years after the film's debut.

Saturday's Picks

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Hannibal

Davis’s Rating:

Genre: Drama

Airs: Saturday at 10:00 PM on NBC

How can I show this good get cancelled?

Will starts imagining himself in Dolarhyde's tormented psyche -- and asks Hannibal for help.

Sunday's Picks

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Bacherlor in Paradise

Alex’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Sunday at 8:00 PM on ABC

Booze, beach, and tears... what more do you need out of a summer guilty pleasure?

Season 2 begins with the cast arriving on the shores of Playa Escondida in Mexico and getting acquainted at a cocktail party. But their revelry is soon interrupted by a mystery woman. Later, Clare Crawley from Season 1 shows up and shakes things up; and one lady becomes ill and must be taken by ambulance to a hospital.

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Bar Rescue

Adam’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Sunday at 9:00 PM on Spike

Taffer goes back to a bar to raise some hell. Shut it down!

Bars with stubborn owners are revisited. Included: O'Face and Spirits on Bourbon.

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Zaz’s Rating:

Genre: Comedy

Airs: Sunday at 11:00 PM on HBO

This show is making me a better and more thoughtful citizen of the US and the world. Well done, John!

No matter when a story breaks, John Oliver will cover it the following Sunday.

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True Detective

Leah’s Rating:

Genre: Drama

Airs: Sunday at 9:00 PM on HBO

Do you think Marty and Rust can make a cameo appearance?

A bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California. Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch star.