Picks and Pans Review: Week at a Glance
Run—do not walk—and catch the encore of this special-effects stunner.
Monday, Aug. 21 GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI A&E (9 p.m. ET) City Confidential probes the strange 1938 death of blues great (and reputed lothario) Robert Johnson.
Tuesday, Aug. 22 NAKED PLANET PBS (8 p.m. ET) The snows of Kilimanjaro—and its still-active volcanic craters—highlight this vivid African odyssey.
Wednesday, Aug. 23 SURVIVOR CBS (8 p.m. ET) And the winner is...whoever endures this two-hour finale plus a one-hour reunion of all 16 contestants.
Thursday, Aug. 24 INSIDE THE BOX PBS (10:30 p.m. ET) Debut of a weekly cross-country forum that lets ordinary folks vent about presidential politics.
Friday, Aug. 25 PROVIDENCE NBC (8 p.m. ET) Ed Begley Jr. (St. Elsewhere) guest-stars as the emcee of a rigged game show in this playful rerun.
Saturday, Aug. 26 EXISTENZ Showtime (8 p.m. ET) A 1999 virtual-reality thriller from a virtuoso of weirdness, David Cronenberg (Naked Lunch).