What to Watch This Week: July 30 – August 5

July 30, 2012

Less Than Kind

If you’re a sports lover or art lover, this is your week. Immerse yourself in the 2012 Summer Games in London or take a tour of the most prized art pieces of the 20th century. If you’re neither, there’s some exciting stuff here for you too.

Monday, July 30 – Web Therapy
Fiona and her campaign gain some much-needed exposure after an interview with a freelance journalist. Then, she’s in for even more luck when a reality star proposes to turn her book into a TV movie. 11 p.m. on SHOWTIME.

Tuesday, July 31 – Less Than Kind
In the Season Two finale, Sheldon is threatened by the skills of a young guitar prodigy. Shandra approaches Eric about his relationship with Josh. Clara confesses her history of embezzlement to Sam. 9 p.m. on AUDIECNCE Network.

Wednesday, August 1 – Beverly Hills Nannies
With jobs becoming scarce, nannies must act cautiously around their employers and fellow nannies. 9 p.m. on ABC Family.

Thursday, August 2 – Louie
A troublesome child tries to ruin Louie’s day. 10:30 p.m. on FX.

Friday, August 3 – PBS Special: The Barnes Collection
Renioir, Picasso, Cezanne, and Matisse? View key pieces from Albert C. Barnes’s famous art collection as you learn about the history behind the art and the man who bought it. Tour the new museum in Center City Philadelphia where the collection re-opened in May 2012. With interviews from the Barnes Foundation President, the museum architects, and excerpts from Barnes’s personal letters. 9 p.m. on PBS.

Saturday, August 4 – Olympics
Races, beach ball, swimming, and diving! Catch these competitions at tonight’s Olympic games. First, it’s time for the finals in the women’s 100m and heptathlon, and the men’s long jump. Men and women swimmers also have their final night of 4X100 meters medley relays. Then, check out the elimination round of beach volleyball, women’s diving semi-finals, and a 100m competition between Carmelita Jeter and Allyson Felix against some strong Jamaican sprinters. 8 p.m on NBC.

Sunday, August 5 – Breaking Bad
Walt turns fifty-one. Skyler contemplates her options. Meanwhile, an associate of Walt’s and Jesse’s creates a tangle in their business strategy. 10 p.m. on AMC.

That’s all for this week. Tune in next week for another list of the hottest shows.