What to Watch This Week: July 23-29

July 23, 2012

It’s time for another great week in TV, and sports lovers should be extra excited. Why? Because it’s time for the 2012 Summer Games in London!

Monday, July 23 – Bachelor Pad
In the Season Three premiere, we meet fifteen castoffs from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette along with five super fans who will compete for a grand prize of $250,000. In their first challenge, the men and women pair up and are hoisted above ground in giant tilting hearts. 8 p.m. on ABC.

Tuesday, July 24 – The Godfather Legacy
What made the Godfather movies so popular and why do people still talk about them today? You’ll get an in-depth answer from scholars, law enforcement agents, mobsters, and the film’s cast and crew, along with some of the best Godfather scenes. 9 p.m. on the History Channel.

Wednesday, July 25 – Melissa & Joey
Mel secretly dates the father of Lennox’s ex-boyfriend. Joe explains the stock market to Ryder. 8 p.m. on ABC Family.

Thursday, July 26 – Wilfred
Ryan wants to introduce Amanda and Jenna to each other, but Wilfred gets in the way. 10 p.m. on FX.

Friday, July 27 – Olympics Opening Ceremony
Let the games begin! And let them begin in style with an opening ceremony directed by none other than Oscar-winning British Director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, Trainspotting). Step into Boyle’s Isles of Wonder, where the stage is modeled after the English countryside complete with live animals and dancing children. Plus, check out live performances from artists like Underworld and Paul McCartney. 7:30 p.m. on NBC.

Saturday, July 28 – The Philadelphia Experiment
In this Syfy telefilm from Cinetel Films, a government research project revives a World War II experiment in which a cloaking device is used to make warships invisible. The experiment succeeds, but it also brings back the ship from the original experiment, the Eldridge, that has been missing since 1943. Starring Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange, Entourage), Gina Holden (Fantastic Four), Nicolas Lea, and more. 9 p.m. on Syfy.

Sunday, July 29 – Weeds
Nancy makes a life-altering decision after seeing how happy Stevie is when he joins the soccer team. Jill gets addicted to coupons while Andy becomes involved with another woman. Then, Silas learns a tough lesson and Shane takes his relationship with Angela to the next level. 10 p.m. on SHOWTIME.

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