During the summer of 2013, LA TV Insider Examiner will be looking at the week ahead for our primetime programming recommendations, rather than day-by-day. The summer season is notoriously lighter with originals, especially scripted originals. But we will work tirelessly to find worthy options!
For August 25 - Aug 29 2013, LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
- Sunday, August 25:
Breaking Bad (AMC, 9 p.m.) - "Confessions" - While Jess (Aaron Paul) decides to make a change, Walt (Bryan Cranston) and Skyler (Anna Gunn) face an unexpected demand.
Dexter (SHO, 9 p.m.) - "Make Your Own Kind of Music" - Dexter (Michael C. Hall) investigates the murder of his protégé (Sam Underwood). Dr. Vogel (Charlotte Rampling) gets the surprise of a lifetime when someone returns from her past.
Ray Donovan (SHO, 10 p.m.) - "Road Trip" - Avi (Steven Bauer) drives Sully (James Woods) from Boston to Los Angeles to meet with Ray (Liev Schreiber). Conor (Devon Bagby) wants to go to an awards show with Tommy Wheeler (Austin Nichols), but Ray has to get Tommy out of a situation that threatens his career first. Lena (Katherine Moennig) digs up Frank’s (Michael McGrady) secrets to get him to cooperate. Mickey (Jon Voight) works with the FBI to get incriminating evidence against Sean Walker (Johnathon Schaech).
- Monday, August 26:
Under The Dome (CBS, 10 p.m.) - "Let the Games Begin" - Julia (Rachelle Lefevre) uncovers the truth about her husband’s disappearance and unravels some of Chester’s Mill’s darkest secrets. Meanwhile, Maxine (Natalie Zea) shows Barbie (Mike Vogel) how she plans to take control of the town.
Summer Camp (USA, 11 p.m.) - "Everybody Really Hates Chris" - As the end of Summer Camp approaches, the girls propose a deal to the guys that will keep their team intact while ousting a despised member of the guy’s team. After leading the girls on, the guys decide to double cross them in the Color War. Tempers reach a boiling point and loyalties are tested in an epic elimination where the outcome is anyone’s guess.
- Tuesday, August 27:
Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family, 8 p.m.) - "Now You See Me, Now You Don't" - On the summer finale, an intriguing riddle from “A” has the Liars hitting the road and heading to Ravenswood, where they are surrounded by some familiar faces. During a very special magic show, one Liar pulls a disappearing act, leaving the other three scrambling to make sure she hasn’t succumbed to “A’s” tricks. But before they can hightail it out of Ravenswood, they make a shocking discovery that proves that everything they thought they knew about “A” and the “A” team might be wrong. With this discovery, the Liars may just have started “World War A." Meanwhile, Hanna (Ashley Benson) and her mother’s joyous reunion is cut short when “A’s” sights are set on a new target. And Toby (Keegan Allen) uncovers some surprising information about Wren (Julian Morris).
Twisted (ABC Family, 9 p.m.) - "Out with the In Crowd" - On the summer finale, a confrontation between Danny (Avan Jogia) and Archie (Grey Damon) at a soccer team party reveals treachery lurking among the in-crowd. Lacey (Kyle Bunbury) must make a choice to keep her popular friends, at Danny's expense, or speak out for what she thinks is right. Tyler (Chris Zylka) continues to pursue Jo (Maddie Hasson), and Jo makes a decision she might regret. Lacey also discovers that Phoebe (Brittany Curran) may hold the key to unlocking new clues about Regina's mysterious past. Meanwhile, Kyle's (Sam Robards) suspicions rise when private investigator Marilyn (guest star Stacy Haiduk) unearths shocking new evidence to refute Karen's (Denise Richards) confession. And Tess (Kimberly Quinn) realizes it's time to call on the help of an old friend.
Web Therapy (SHO, 11 p.m.) - "Love Stories" - When Fiona (Lisa Kudrow) reaches out to Kip (Victor Garber), she finds out that the campaign investigation has targeted a new suspect, and Fiona may be off the hook! But faced with her impending divorce and the loss of Kip’s support, Fiona takes on a batch of new clients, including a long-distance couple (Darren Criss & Mae Whitman) who are planning their first in-person meeting.
- Wednesday, August 28:
Camp (NBC, 10 p.m.) - "Harvest Moon" - Mack (Rachel Griffiths) stresses over her parents’ arrival for the annual Harvest Moon Festival. Her larger-than-life father, Jack “Granddad” Jessup (Jack Thompson), decides to launch a prank war against Camp Ridgefield. Marina (Lily Sullivan) faces a pregnancy scare, and Kip (Thom Green) comes to her aid when Greg (Jordan Rodrigues) flakes. Meanwhile, Robbie (Tim Pocock) spots Sarah (Dena Kaplan) over at Ridgefield and is disgusted to learn that she is now working for Roger (Rodger Corser).
- Thursday, August 29:
Wilfred (FX, 10 p.m.) - "Regrets" - On the third season finale, Ryan (Elijah Wood) is forbidden from seeing Wilfred (Jason Gann) right when he needs him the most.
Which will you watch??
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