EW's guide to what to watch live (''Big Brother 10'') and what to set the DVR for (''Man vs. Wild'')

By EW Staff
August 01, 2008 at 12:00 PM EDT

Can’t decide what to watch? Allow us. Watch the shows in bold live and record the others.


8 p.m. Big Brother 10, CBS

9 p.m. Ice Road Truckers, History

10 p.m. Mad Men, AMC It’s got the raves and the Emmy noms. Now let’s give it some ratings.


8 p.m. Army Wives, Lifetime (originally airs Sun. 10-11 p.m.) Record this military soap to kick off the perfect ladies’ night.

9 p.m. The Closer, TNT

10 p.m. Saving Grace, TNT


8 p.m. High School Musical: Get in the Picture, ABC (originally airs Mon. 8-9 p.m.)

9 p.m. Big Brother 10, CBS

10 p.m. I Want to Work for Diddy, VH1 (originally airs Mon. 9-10 p.m.) End your day with a peek at Diddy’s search for his next Personal Umbrella Handler.


8 p.m. Big Brother 10, CBS

9 p.m. Project Runway, Bravo

10 p.m. Designing Women, TV Land (originally airs weekdays at 8 a.m.) Remember sitcoms? Catch some classics on TV Land.

10:30 p.m. Sanford and Son, TV Land (originally airs weekdays at 9:30 a.m.)


8 p.m. Man vs. Wild, Discovery (originally airs Wed. 10-11 p.m.) Wait’ll Bear Grylls gets a load of the Pomeranian on Dog

9 p.m. Greatest American Dog, CBS (originally airs Thurs. 8-9 p.m.)

10 p.m. Jurassic Fight Club, History (originally airs Tues. 9-10 p.m.) CGI dino wars: the best fight night on TV until The Hills, returns Aug. 18.


8 p.m. Burn Notice, USA (originally airs Thurs. 10-11 p.m.)

9 p.m. Monk, USA

10 p.m. Psych, USA


8 p.m. Swingtown, CBS (originally airs Thurs. 10-11 p.m.) Start your Saturday night with a bang…

9 p.m. MythBusters, Discovery (originally airs Wed. 9-10 p.m.)

10 p.m. Weeds, Showtime (originally airs Mon. 10-10:30 p.m.) …and then end it on a high note.

10:30 p.m. The Soup, E! (originally airs Fri. 10-10:30 p.m.)