Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Monday, August 20, 2012
August 20, 2012 by Marisa Roffman
If you’re a fan of Monday night shows, you may want to verify where your favorites are airing — multiple series change their timeslot starting tonight!
Take a look at all of your options for tonight’s television…
Bachelor Pad | 8pm on ABC
Contestants compete this week to stack tea cups in a challenge aptly titled “Great Fall of China.” One-on-one dates include a jewel-splashed, “Pretty Woman”-style tour of LA and a night roughing it at a remote campsite. Love is blooming all around the house, but a shocking twist during the cocktail party sends one confident player scrambling for survival.
Hotel Hell | 8pm on Fox
Award-winning chef and hospitality expert Gordon Ramsay checks into The Cambridge Hotel in Cambridge, NY. Established in 1885, the hotel is the birthplace of pie a la mode, and home to a ghost, a little girl named Alice. But the Cambridge has seen better days. Its owners have no hotel experience and they are losing their investment in the landmark hotel. Ramsay confronts the owners to address the issues and works with them and their staff to turn the hotel around. Will his efforts be enough to save it?
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Warehouse 13 | 9pm on Syfy
“No Pain, No Gain”
Pete and Myka investigate a hockey player who is miraculously recovering from his injuries; Claudia is invited to a mysterious lunch with Mrs. Frederic; Artie and Steve discover that someone is stealing artifacts from the warehouse.
Hell’s Kitchen | 9pm on Fox
“5 Chefs Compete”
Chef Ramsay wants to know that the winner of HELL’S KITCHEN will not only be able to cook to his standards, but teach others to do so as well. Chef Ramsay challenges the chefs to each teach one student how to perfectly recreate one of his dishes using only words and not touching any of the ingredients. Tune in to see who moves to the head of the class and who flunks out.
Stars Earn Stripes | 9pm on NBC
“Search and Destroy”
The “Stars Earn Stripes” cast face a harrowing mission entitled “search and destroy” in which they must “fast rope” from a helicopter onto a rooftop and repel down an 8 story building. One cast member must overcome personal fears while another isn’t sure they want to be a part of the mission at all. Two celebrities must face off in a final shootout round with the winning team moving onto the next round of the competition. Hosted by General Wesley Clark (ret) and Samantha Harris, the show stars Laila Ali, Dean Cain, Terry Crews, Nick Lachey, Todd Palin, Dolvett Quince, Picabo Street and Eve Torres.
Remodeled | 9pm on The CW
“Hold ‘Em or Fold ‘Em”
Weeks after Paul discovered the stunningly beautiful sisters Andrea and Eva in St. Louis, they head to New York to try and land a photo shoot for Seventeen Magazine. The only thing standing in their way is each other as Seventeen will only feature one sister. Meanwhile, Paul and his team head to Las Vegas, Nevada to revisit an old modeling mentor and member of The Network, only to find that his friend has let his agency and himself go down hill. Will Paul be able to come up with a plan to not only save his agency in Las Vegas, but his friend as well?
Major Crimes | 9pm on TNT
“Before and After”
The division works to obtain justice in a brutal homicide; Raydor struggles to gain her colleagues’ respect; Provenza contends with changes in the department.
Bunheads | 9pm on ABC Family
“A Nutcracker in Paradise”
Michelle and Fanny begin to grow closer and enjoy each other’s creative input as they prepare for Fanny’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Michelle is organizing the fundraiser, advising the girls on their boy drama and feeling more at home than ever before. But their newfound harmony is soon disrupted by honest mistakes. Meanwhile, Boo decides to make a move on the guy she likes.
Grimm | 10pm on NBC
As Nick (David Giuntoli) and his mother (guest star Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) continue to battle the Mauvais Dentes (guest star Mike Dopud), Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee (Bree Turner) fight against the clock to save Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch). More details are revealed about the source of Juliette’s illness, resulting in an epic showdown. Back at the precinct, Hank (Russell Hornsby) senses that something is amiss when Nick lands in hot water with the FBI. Meanwhile, Captain Renard (Sasha Roiz) continues to reveal himself as he deals with his estranged brother (guest star James Frain).
Perception | 10pm on TNT
Pierce is asked to help investigate the murder of a therapist; Moretti spends time with professor Hathaway; Dean Haley tries to get an alumnus’ widow to fund a new building.
The Glass House | 10:02pm on ABC
Following the elimination of Erica or Mike, the last four players will compete as individuals in the final challenge of the season in a game entitled “Leap Like an Egyptian.” Players will be separately harnessed to a rope and need to solve four individual puzzles by leaping back and forth over a chasm to get from one side of the platform to another. The fastest player will win the competition and advance to the finals. From there, viewers will vote online to decide which two players to save — out of the three who did not win the challenge – leaving the final three players to compete for the grand prize.
- Push Girls | “In the Deep End” | 10pm on Sundance
- The Inbetweeners | “First Day (Pilot)” | 10:30pm on MTV | Series Premiere
- Web Therapy | “Man-Cave Man” | 11pm on Showtime
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