This week's TV shows include Syfy's brand new reality show about cosplayers. Mythbusters takes on Breaking Bad. Plus a Phineas & Ferb/Avengers crossover. And the season finale of True Blood. Futurama's Fry is reunited with his dog Seymour! Being Human ends. Here are clips and details for this week's TV!
Top image: Heroes of Cosplay/Chloe Dykstra
This episode really should be called "Come on Feel the Lemongrabs." In fact, I'm put out that it's not called that. In any case, here's what's afoot: "Finn, Jake and Princess Bubblegum discover a talented mutant named Lemonhope at The Pageant of Mutants. Now they must find a way to free him from the lemongrabs." Check out a disturbing clip above. That's followed by the season finale of Regular Show.
Mythbusters: Breaking Bad Special (10 PM, Discovery):
Yep, while you're still in shock from the season premiere, continue your Breaking Bad obsession with a special Mythbusters, looking at the science of Walter White. Check out a couple clips above. According to MSN, "For the special episode airing Monday night, hosts Adam and Jamie will be joined by "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan and star Aaron Paul to conduct real-world experiments on the explosive properties of mercury fulminate and the extent of hydrofluoric acid's corrosiveness, both of which were integral plot points early in the series."
Here's a brand new sneak peek. Are you excited about the mini-dome? What if there was an even tinier dome inside the mini-dome? Would that be cool? "Junior stands up to his father and is shattered when he discovers the truth about his mother's past. Meanwhile, Julia learns firsthand the powers of the 'mini dome.'"
Teen Wolf (10 PM, MTV):
Apparently this episode features a shocking kiss between Lydia and Styles. And here's the official rundown: "With the threat growing far more personal and time running out on innocent lives, Scott is forced to make a difficult choice in order to save both friends and family while, at the same time, Derek and Peter try to figure out how to save Cora's life."
Also on TV tonight: At 9 PM, the Weather Channel has the premiere of a new show, Why Planes Crash. In case you were wondering about that. NBC has another new Siberia at 10 PM, in which the contestants deal with the aftermath of a bloody massacre and learn about the ancient threat of the "Valleymen."
Johnny Test (8:00 PM, Cartoon Network):
See a clip from this episode above. Johnny's dad is feeling unneeded around the house because the Test family is growing up and they have robots to do all the chores. So he goes out to find a new Dad job, and has to go on interviews and stuff.
A brand new series about cosplayers competing to be the best! This is following a 90-minute season premiere of Syfy's make-up competition show Face Off at 9 PM. Here's what to expect from Heroes:
Cosplayers and cosplay contests are a fixture and highlight at the many comic book and genre fan conventions around the world. These conventions provide an international stage for fans to showcase often spectacular handcrafted costumes and portray their favorite characters from sci-fi movies, video games, anime and more. In Syfy's new Heroes of Cosplay (formerly Cosworld), nine passionate fans put their imagination and skills to the test to make a name for themselves in the competitive world of cosplay. The six-episode series debuts Tuesday, August 13 at 10:30 PM ET/PT following the special 90-minute Season 5 of Syfy's hit competition series, Face Off. It then moves to its regular time - 10 PM Tuesdays - starting August 20. Heroes of Cosplay is a tantalizing docu-series that lifts the veil on the imaginative world of cosplay competition, because fans at the comic book conventions don't merely dress up as their favorite character; they also compete to see who's the best!
Also on TV tonight: Discovery has the season premiere of Doomsday Preppers at 9 PM, followed by a new show, Doomsday Castle. There's also another episode of Bang Goes The Theory on BBC America at 9 PM.
Futurama (10 PM, Cartoon Network):
OMG, Fry is being reunited with his dog Seymour! But is it only a dream? Here's the episode description: "The Planet Express crew journeys into Fry's dreams to pull off a mission in the year 1999." Also, looks like Nibbler is meeting a fellow Nibblonian.
Also on TV tonight: There's a new Legends of Chima on Cartoon Network at 8. There's a new Alien Files on Destination America at 10 PM.
Sadly, there's just not much going on tonight. Sorry about that. Time to hit Netflix? Catch up on Orphan Black or Continuum, those Canadians are onto something lately.
Also on TV tonight: There's a new Burn Notice on USA at 9 PM. At 10 PM, there's a new Wilfred on FX at 10 PM. And at 12:15 AM, there's a new NTSF:SD:SUV on Adult Swim.
Phineas & Ferb: Mission Marvel (9 PM, Disney):
This might actually be the wackiest crossover since Disney bought Marvel — and we don't mind at all. In this special episode, Phineas and Ferb are the only ones who can save the Marvel superheroes. Come on, you have to admit this sounds fun... Right?
Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk stand powerless after being struck by Dr. Doofenshmirtz's power-draining "inator." Once the Marvel Super Villains - Red Skull, Whiplash, Venom and M.O.D.O.K. - find out that Dr. Doofenshmirtz is responsible for robbing the Super Heroes of their powers, they seek him out and together create mayhem in Danville. Meanwhile, Phineas and Ferb do everything they can to restore the Super Heroes' powers before the evil villains take over the world.
Continuum (10 PM, Syfy):
This show continues to rock our world, and by all accounts the approaching season finale is something pretty game-changing. In any case, this week we're finally dealing with the implications of Alec deploying late-21st century technology on the present-day internet. "A series of cyber attacks creates chaos in Vancouver, and Kiera and Carlos try to find the perpetrator, but clues indicate Alec's technology may have something to do with it."
Also on TV tonight: The Hub Network has a new Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters at 6:30 PM.
Beware the Batman (10 AM, Cartoon Network):
We may or may not be meeting Metamorpho this season on Arrow — but you don't have to wait that long anyway! "Batman tries to save a security guard from transforming into the villain Metamorpho after he mistakenly ingests toxic chemicals."
Being Human (11 PM, BBC America):
The series finale! (Of the British version. The U.S. version will go on for a few more years, we hope.) Our brand new trio are finally up against it, doing battle with the Devil to save the world — but can they save themselves from themselves?
Also on TV today: A brand new Max Steel on Disney XD at 8 AM, followed by Packages from Planet X and Camp Lakebottom. The Hub has a new Pound Puppies at 9:30 AM. Nickelodeon has a new Rabbids Invasion at 11:30 AM. H2 has a new Your Bleeped Up Brain at 10 PM.
Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (11 AM, Disney XD):
Is this show rocking your world? Or are you always angry at how it handles the Hulk? In any case, this time we're teaming up with Iron Man! "When the Leader hijacks Iron Man's Hulkbuster suits to destroy the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., the team and Iron Man must learn to trust each other and work together to defeat the Leader."
True Blood (9 PM, HBO):
The season finale! How on Earth is this show going to wrap up all this year's crazy?
Bill (Stephen Moyer) discovers that salvation comes at a price; Jason (Ryan Kwanten) senses a vampire attraction firsthand. Sookie (Anna Paquin) examines her future with Warlow (Rob Kazinsky), while Bon Temps braces itself when a new crisis threatens both humans and vampires.
Also on TV today: Nicktoons has two new Yu-Gi-Oh! Episodes at 11 AM, and a new Speed Racer: The Next Generation at 4 PM. AT 9 PM, AMC has a brand new Breaking Bad, and Showtime has a new Dexter. At 10 PM, H2 has another episode of Stan Lee's Superhumans, focusing on a "Bird-Man." There's new episodes of Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Squid-Billies on Adult Swim starting at midnight.