PopWatch Planner: 'The Bachelorette' finale, the Olympics begin and more
It’s a big week for Bachelorette and Bachelor fans — with Emily’s final rose ceremony on Sunday and the beginning of the newest season of Bachelor Pad on Monday. And of course, the Olympics kick off this Friday. So what’s on the schedule? Take a look.
Sunday, July 22
The Bachelorette, ABC, 8 p.m.
Will Emily pick Arie or Jef? Tune in to find out.
Monday, July 23
Bachelor Pad, ABC, 8 p.m.
Watch 15 former Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants compete for $250K. We can’t guarantee there will be drama and good-looking people in bikinis, but we’d bet a lot of money on it.
Tuesday, July 24
Jennifer Lopez’s Dance Again … The Hits released
Are you sad you might not see Lopez on American Idol anymore? With her first greatest hits album, you can always have a little bit of J.Lo in your life.
Wednesday, July 25
Going for Gold — The ’48 Games, BBC, 8 p.m.
Going for Gold tells the true story of two British Olympians who defy the odds to become gold-medal winners. It’s exactly the heartwarming story we need before the actual Games begin.
Thursday, July 26
Awkward., MTV, 10:30 p.m.
Even though Jenna is with Jake, she still gets jealous when she finds out Matty has a new girl in his life. Don’t understand what this means? You’ll want to catch up on this high school dramedy.
Friday, July 27
Olympic opening ceremonies, NBC, 7:30 p.m.
Oscar-winner Danny Boyle is directing the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Games in London; Paul McCartney is set to perform.
Saturday, July 28
Olympics: Swimming finals, NBC, 8 p.m.
You know you want to see Ryan Lochte in his swimsuit again.
Sunday, July 29
Olympics: Women’s gymnastics, NBC, 8 p.m.
We are definitely Olympics heavy in the planner — but for good reason. The Summer games only happen every four years — and they are kind of a big deal.