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

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.)

Army Wives
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