What to Watch This Week: September 10-16

September 10, 2012

Go On. Photo credit: Justin Lubin/NBC

This week our favorite shows feature some of the most dysfunctional—and fascinating—characters on TV today. Follow their engaging stories and dive into the week’s toothy mix of reality TV, drama, and comedy.

Monday, September 10 – Hoarders
The captivating docu-series begins its sixth season with Debra, who’s racked up $50,000 in credit card debt and filled her house with piles of stuff, forcing her husband and children to intervene. Patty, after cramming her house with cardboard boxes, has moved into her son’s apartment, where she’s beginning to exhibit her compulsive behavior. This season, the experts will spend 24 hours with their patients to get a more intimate understanding of their disorder. 10 p.m. on A&E.

Tuesday, September 11 – Go On
Matthew Perry is Ryan King, a sportscaster who experiences a loss and is forced to attend group therapy to deal with his trauma. In the series premiere, Ryan tries to separate himself from the support group but soon realizes he may need it more than he thought. 9 p.m. on NBC.

Wednesday, September 12 – Here Comes Honey Boo Boo
June comes up with new and creative ways to entertain her daughters during the end of summer. Then, Alana sets up a lemonade stand to raise money for her upcoming pageant ,while June gets busy in the kitchen cooking the family’s favorite meal: sketti. At 10 p.m. on TLC

Thursday, September 13 – Louie
Stand-up comedian Louis C.K. plays a fictionalized version of himself as a recently divorced Dad who raises two daughters and tries to make it as a comedian in NYC. In this episode, which is the part two of three, Louie sets off on a mysterious quest. 10:30 p.m. on FX.

Friday, September 14 – Shark Tank
Season 4 kicks off today with a whole new group of fearless entrepreneurs ready to pitch their product or ideas to a panel of “Shark” investors. They include business magnate Mark Cuban, real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, and inventor Lori Greiner. 8 p.m. on ABC.

Saturday, September 15 – Hell on Wheels
Missed all of Season 2 so far? Don’t worry. Catch up with an afternoon marathon before a new episode airs on Sunday night. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. on AMC.

Sunday, September 16 – Boardwalk Empire
Following the death of Jimmy Darmody in last season’s finale, the Season 3 premiere of this prohibition drama will skip ahead in time more than a year. Nucky’s new resolution to sell only to one buyer does not sit well with Gyp Rosetti, a tough New York gangster. Meanwhile, in Chicago, Al Capone is confronted by Irish mobster Dean O’Banion. At 9:00 p.m. on HBO.