What's On This Week
SUNDAY, AUG. 26
TEEN CHOICE 2007
8 P.M. | FOX
performs her single "Never Again"—probably how she feels about her somewhat bumpy year—on the youth-oriented awards show. She's also a nominee. Hilary Duff
and Nick Cannon cohost, and Zac Efron and Jessica Alba
will show up too.
9 P.M. | HBO
Season wrap-up for what turned out to be summer's best drama. (Good news: There'll be a Season 3.) Will Alby Grant, the smarmy ferret played by Matt Ross, run the polygamists' compound? Will Bill Henrickson (Bill Paxton) gain control of the sinful video-gambling business? Which holy roller will take a tumble?
10 P.M. | LIFETIME
Terrorist panic hits the base that's home to Trevor and Roxy (Drew Fuller and Sally Pressman). Season finale to a solid, no-frills drama.
MONDAY, AUG. 27
TIMES MAY VARY | PBS
Good-humored look at Europe's love/lately-seems-mostly-like-hate-but-you-know-what?-they're-just-jealous relationship with the United States.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29
CRAZY SEXY CANCER
9 P.M. | TLC
Kris Carr, an actress living in New York City, was diagnosed with incurable stage 4 cancer in 2003. She directed this gentle and surprisingly upbeat documentary about her medical and emotional issues.
LAST COMIC STANDING
9 P.M. | NBC
These four contestants walk into a bar—actually, onto a stage, with viewers in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Australia voting. The show, which names a winner Sept. 19, has been renewed. No joke.
THURSDAY, AUG. 30
CELEBRITY RAP SUPERSTAR
10 P.M. | MTV
Call it Rapping with the Stars. Tone Loc and Warren G are among the mentors in rhythm and rhyme. Nonrappers will include Shar Jackson, Kendra Wilkinson (The Girls Next Door
) and Sebastian Bach.
9 P.M. | ABC
In case it hasn't sunk in that Seattle Grace will no longer enjoy Kate Walsh
's beauty next season—and I'll tell you, it hasn't—ABC rebroadcasts the two-parter (with Tim Daly) that set up her spinoff, Private Practice