“So You Think You Can Dance,” 8-10 p.m., Fox.
Now things get
serious. Instead of dropping two people, the show dumps four of the
remaining 14 dancers. Whoever survives, it will be a terrific and
varied top 10.
In each previous
week, the show has dropped one “stage” dancer and one “street”
dancer. The street side lost two breakers and a “waaker”; the
stage side has lost a ballet dancer and two from jazz or
contemporary. Tonight, viewers will save some by Twitter ... and will
see some talented people leave.
“Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise,” 9:01 p.m., ABC.
Other serie – from
“American Idol” to “The Walking Dead” -- have had
after-shows, talking about what just happened. Those, however, were
latenight or Online; this one is in prime time.
There should be
plenty to talk about after “Bachelor in Paradise” (8 p.m.) --
much of it centering on Tenley Molzahn. She was a divisive force
twice in 2010 – as the runner-up in “The Bachelor” and then in
the first “Bachelor Pad.” Now she's back: If you add up the
episodes Sunday and today, she has three suitors and two-mega-dates;
one of them, tonight, is poolside, backed by 100 mariachi musicians.
ALTERNATIVE: Movies, cable.
The choices tonight
are strong and varied. For a popular action film, there's the
“Transformers” sequel (2011) at 8 p.m. on FX. For strong drama
mixed with taut action, Tommy Lee Jones and Harrison Ford are superb
in “The Fugitive” (1993), at 6 p.m. on AMC. And for family fun,
“Enchanted” (2007) is a smart and, yes, enchanting tale of a
cartoon princess turned flesh-and-blood human.
Then again, we could
try a new documentary, “I am Chris Farley,” at 9 p.m. on Spike.
any time, www.acorn.tv. This
launches the second of two two-part movies about a missing-persons
team. The first was terrific, this one is fairly good; after it
concludes next week, the streaming service will make all four parts
Warrior,” 8-10:01 p.m., NBC. The show returns to Pittsburgh, where
the top 30 contestants from the qualifying round compete for a spot
in the Las Vegas finals.
“The Odd Couple,”
8:30 p.m., CBS. In a funny rerun, Oscar (Matthew Perry) is tempted to
jump from radio to a TV show. His agent says no, Felix says yes;
oddly, he listens to Felix.
p.m., CBS. This rerun finds the team working quickly: The governor's
daughter has been “bio-hacked” with a virus and only has 24 hours
9 p.m., TNT. Wrapping up the summer half of its season, “Crimes”
probes the murder of a judge's son. The team sifts through his cases,
searching for likely suspects.
10:01 p.m., ABC. What can be done to stop this fierce force called
Dril? One plan is to trap it and drain its energy. But if that fails
will there be retribution?
“Running Wild with
Bear Grylls,” 10:01 p.m., NBC. From “Girlfight” and “Lost”
to the “Fast and Furious” movies, Michelle Rodriguez keeps
playing tough, daring people. Now she gets a real-life challenge –
descending dangerous slot canyons, then trying to survive on the
floor of a Nevada desert.