The summer television season may be upon us, but you’ll have to wait until later in the week (and month) for the start of most summer series. With only Masterchef premiering tonight, returning favorites will likely fill up tonight’s viewing schedule.
Closing out season 18, Top Gear puts Slash in its Reasonably Priced Car; Anthony Bourdain heads to Penang to taste some local faire in No Reservations; Holly is threatened by an anti-virus on Eureka; Fae “goes wild” on Lost Girl; and much more…
America’s Got Talent (NBC)
Top Gear (BBC America) [season finale]
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel)
Masterchef (Fox) [season premiere]
Kurt Sutter’s Outlaw Empires (Discovery)
Lost Girl (Syfy)
Teen Wolf (MTV)
You can check out the episodes descriptions and trailers for our TV picks below:
America’s Got Talent – “Austin” Preview
Celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and Howard Stern continue with auditions in Austin, TX. Nick Cannon hosts this variety competition series which gives acts of all kinds the chance to compete for a $1 million prize and become the most talented act in America.
Top Gear – “Slash” Preview
Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond venture out to see if they can pay less for motor racing than a game of golf. James test drives Radio 2′s Chris Evans’ rare Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder through London.Formula 1 Finnish racing driver Kimi Räikkönen makes a special appearance and drives an old Reasonably Priced Car. The one and only Slash from Guns N’ Roses is the hardcore Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations - “Penang” Preview
In Penang, Tony Bourdain discovers a beautiful rice and shrimp dish wrapped in a banana leaf that he can’t get enough of, then eats fresh snapper on Monkey Beach which surprisingly lives up to its name.
Eureka - “Ex Machina” Preview
Fargo is convinced that Holly is still inside the Matrix computer, but the DOD is determined to wipe the hard drive clean-losing Dr. Marten for ever.
Masterchef - “Audition #1″ Preview
In part one of the two-night season premiere, award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot return to the Masterchef judging panel. After a nationwide search, only the best amateur cooks (including a stock broker, a professional opera singer, a plastic surgeon, as well as the first blind cook to enter the competition) were flown to Los Angeles for a chance to prepare their signature dishes and present them to the judges. The judges will taste for flavor, originality, creativity and presentation. But most importantly, the amateur cooks must demonstrate a genuine passion for food and a drive to win in order to earn a coveted white apron and move on to the next round.
Kurt Sutter’s Outlaw Empires – “Italian Mafia” Preview
They’re the most notorious crime empire of all time, bound by profound bonds of blood and family. How the Gambino family became one of America’s most powerful crime syndicates, only to be taken down by one of their own, is among the most gripping tales in modern history.
Lost Girl – “Fae Gone Wild” Preview
Bo and Kenzi investigate a strip club where the dancers are all Fae.
Teen Wolf - “Shape Shifted” Preview
Isaac’s father is murdered; Scott, Stiles and Derek plan a break-out.