This Week in TV: August 24-30

Monday's Picks

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Bachelor in Paradise

Rachel’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Monday at 8:00 PM on ABC

Joe is pure evil, which makes for great entertainment.

The drama for the remaining contestants on “Bachelor in Paradise” picks up moments after several infuriated Bachelors confront Joe for leading Juelia on to get her rose.

Tuesday's Picks

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Bad Girls Club

Alex’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Tuesday at 8:00 PM on Oxygen

Summer trash TV at its finest.

The women try to draw out Kat's inner bad girl. Meanwhile, the twins celebrate their birthday with some law and disorder, and weekend festivities take a sour turn when two women engage in a fiery fracas.

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My Fab 40

Mony’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Tuesday at 10:00 PM on Bravo

This show sounds about as classy as putting ice cubes in your white wine. :-|

Former sorority sisters set out to have a joint 40th birthday bash and reach out to a quirky party planner in the series premiere of this reality show that puts the spotlight on the world of high-end birthday parties.

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Zoo

Audrey’s Rating:

Genre: SciFi

Airs: Tuesday at 9:00 PM on CBS

I was skeptical at first, but Zoo's got me hooked!

Jamie tries to expose Reiden's involvement in the global animal problem; Mitch escapes; Mitch and Abraham run into an army of birds.

Wednesday's Picks

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ANTM

Leah’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Wednesday at 8:00 PM on CW

It’s the MAKEOVER episode (aka the best episode).

The models take part in a photo shoot that honors war heroes; some of the contestants struggle to accept their new looks.

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Why? With Hannibal Burress

Zaz’s Rating:

Airs: Wednesday at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central

I, for one, think this Hannibal is hilarious. Hope it gets renewed!

Thursday's Picks

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Project Runway

Davis’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Thursday at 10:00 PM on Lifetime

This show is my guiltiest pleasure

The designers are thrilled when they finally get to go to Mood; the designers must put a modern and unique twist on a classic design.

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RHONY

Alison’s Rating:

Genre: Reality

Airs: Thursday at 9:00 PM on Bravo

Step aside, Danny. Hurricane Dorinda is a comin'

Sonja goes on the defensive as everyone questions her business savvy; the women reminisce about their trip to the Turks and Caicos Islands, talking about naked men, skinny-dipping and lost opportunities.

Friday's Picks

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Narcos

Mony’s Rating:

Genre: Crime

Airs: Friday at 3:00 AM on Netflix

Better break out the wine for this drama.

A drama based on the life of notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar begins.

Saturday's Picks

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Blunt Talk

Morgaine’s Rating:

Genre: Drama

Airs: Saturday at 9:00 PM on Starz

Can we get Sir Ian McKellan in for a guest spot, pretty please?

Walter blows a chance to cover a storm that could give his career a shot in the arm, so his staff formulates a backup plan, while Harry considers making a big sacrifice to save Walter's career.

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Hannibal

Zaz’s Rating:

Genre: Crime

Airs: Saturday at 10:00 PM on NBC

The END! No! Please-make-a-movie. Please-make-a-movie.

Will orchestrates a plot involving Hannibal in hope of slaying Francis Dolarhyde; Bedelia is concerned for Will and the lives of those close to him.

Sunday's Picks

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MTV VMAs

Alex’s Rating:

Genre: Awards Shows

Airs: Sunday at 9:00 PM on MTV

Can't wait to see what Miley wears for her hosting gig!

Live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California; hosted by Miley Cyrus.

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Rick and Morty

Morgaine’s Rating:

Genre: Cartoons

Airs: Sunday at 11:30 PM on Adult Swim

While Adventure Time is on hiatus, this show fills my need for a cartoon that makes me wonder "WTF just happened?"

Rick forgets to check his oil and then must repair his car.

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The Great Food Truck Race

Rachel’s Rating:

Genre: Food

Airs: Sunday at 9:00 PM on Food Network

It flies more under the radar than some other reality food competition series, but this show is a must for any fan of the genre.

The teams travel to Arizona, where they learn the local delicacies of rattlesnake and rabbit sausage must be incorporated into their dishes, which they must sell from pink Jeeps.