TOP PICK: ‘American Pickers‘ (9pm on History)
Part sleuths, part antiques experts, and part cultural historians – Mike and Frank’s adventures bring them to small towns across the country in search of weird and wonderful Americana.
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are once again searching the back roads, junkyards, and filled-to-the-brim barns in America for “rusty gold.” With an average of 3.8 million total viewers per episode in its first season, ‘American Pickers,’ the #1 new cable series of 2010, returns for a second season.
KEY EPISODE: ‘Secret Life Of The American Teenager‘ (8pm on ABC Family)
ABC Family’s top show is back for a brand new season. Tune in and find out why this show does better than ‘Gossip Girl’ in the ratings when they’re up against each other head-to-head.
In the season opener, “Do Over,” Adrian tells Ben that she’s not pregnant, much to his relief, but he questions whether she’s telling the truth. Unbeknownst to Anne, George takes Ashley to the doctor to discuss birth control options. Jack’s parents are moving out of town for a new job and give him the option to stay with a friend while he finishes school.
WATCH: ‘Neighbors From Hell‘ (10pm on TBS)
It’s the series premiere of what could be a worthy successor for ‘Family Guy.’
This brand new animated series from Fox TV Animation (‘Family Guy’), DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and Jeffrey Katzenberg, centers on the Hellmans, a typical, all-American suburban family who just happen to be from Hell.
DVR: ‘Pawn Star$‘ (10pm on History)
This is History’s other big premiere of the night – and boy have these guys seen it all! 3-ent nickels, clocks that kill, a historic Revolutionary War bond printed by Paul Revere, sunken treasure from the Spanish Empire, a glass sword hand-crafted by a self-proclaimed “nutcase” and so much more.
In the only family-run pawnshop in Las Vegas, three generations of men from the Harrison family buy and sell collectible, unusual and historically significant items. Their customers, often as colorful as the merchandise, are carrying on a centuries-old practice: pawning or selling their possessions to make a quick buck.
DVR: ‘Dance Your Ass Off‘ (11pm on Oxgyen)
One of the craziest, full of life series is back this summer as these large and in charge contestants shake what their mamas gave them!
This critically acclaimed series returns for season two with new host, Mel B. The hybrid dance/weight loss competition series features talented, full-figured contestants who take to the stage to unleash their inner thin. They will battle each other on the dance floor – as well as on the scale — for a shot at a $100,000 grand prize.
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