Picks and Pans Review: 5 Things to Watch This Week

updated 08/23/2010 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/23/2010 AT 01:00 AM EDT

1 TRUE BLOOD

SUN. 8/15 9 P.M.

HBO

The extravagant tortures of poor Tara (Rutina Wesley) aren't over, but at least she finds a new ally.

2 THE ROAST OF DAVID HASSELHOFF

SUN. 8/15 10 P.M.

COMEDY CENTRAL

Not like they'll be short of kindling, you know?

3 THE BIG C

MON. 8/16 10:30 P.M.

SHOWTIME

Laura Linney plays a cancer patient dramatically rethinking life. Series premiere.

4 MELISSA & JOEY

TUES. 8/17 8 P.M.

ABC FAMILY

New comedy starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence.

5 HOT IN CLEVELAND

WED. 8/18 10 P.M.

TV LAND

Season finale. A tornado's comin'-save Betty White!

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