TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: “Falling Skies”
conclusion, 9 and 10 p.m., TNT; repeats at 10:58 and 11:58.
The summer's best new drama wraps up
hastily, with a two-parter. To catch up, you can see the most recent
hours (episodes 4-8) from 1-6 p.m.; then – after “Transformers”
– comes the two-hour finale.
Formed into a rag-tag military unit,
the Earthlings are ready for a major attack on the aliens. Meanwhile,
new information worries Tom (Noah Wyle), who is staying back to
protect the civilians.
TONIGHT'S MIGHT-SEE: “Teen Choice
Awards,” 8-10 p.m. Sunday, Fox.
Kaley Cuoco of “The Big Bang Theory”
hosts, with music by Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo and One Republic,
plus a DJ set by will.i.am.
The presenter list offers steep talent
(Justin Bieber, Ashton Kutcher, Taylor Swift, Avril Lavigne, Joe
Jonas, Zooey Deschanel) and others (Rebecca Black and three
TONIGHT'S ALTERNATIVE: “The Glee
Project,” 9 p.m. Sunday, Oxygen; repeats at 10.
Only five contestants remain, competing
for a chance to be on “Glee” for seven episodes. They combine for
a video, “The Only Exception,” that is beautifully filmed and
Jenna Ushkowitz, who plays Tina on
“Glee,” is the guest, in an episode testing believability.
Other choices include:
– “Ty's Great British Adventure
2011,” 8 p.m., ABC. England has few outdoor pools, Ty Pennington
says, and it almost had one less. The Portishead council said it
would only keep the pool if the people repaired it. Now Pennington
(“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”) has a week to clean and fill
the pool, transform the grounds and the changing rooms and add kiddie
– “Curiosity” debut, 8 p.m.,
Discovery. Each week, this show will tackle huge questions. That
starts tonight with the big ones – God, nature and the creaton of
the universe – using Stephen Hawking's writings and impressive
videos. It's followed by a roundtable at 9 and “Into the Universe
with Stephen Hawking” at 9:30; the entire, ambitious package
repeats at 11.
– “Same Name,” 9 p.m., CBS. Mike
Tyson is a nurse in Zeeland, Mich. Then again, there's also the Mike
Tyson who was a boxing champion. The two briefly trade lives.
– “True Blood,” 9 p.m., HBO. Last
week's powerful episode saw Bill reluctantly spare Eric – who has
become the new lover of Bill's ex-love, Sookie. Tonight, Bill makes
an unpopular decision, Eric uses his amnesia to advantage and Jessica
reconsider her romance with Hoyt, a non-vampire.
– “Body of Proof,” 10 p.m., ABC.
In a rerun, a young socialite dies and is quickly embalmed.
Frustrated, Megan distrupts attempts by the victim's mother (Jill
Eikenberry) to have a quiet funeral.
– “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” 10 p.m.
HBO. In a funny episode, Larry builds a lie that keeps growing. Also,
he learns it's really not nice to eat a dying dog's treat.