Canadian Premieres and Finales for August 19th – 25th, 2012

This week look forward to the premieres of; America’s Next Top ModelDirty Jobs: Down Under, Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, and more. Also, look forward to the finales of; Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, The Glass House, Political Animals, and more. See the other shows that are starting and ending their seasons, in this week’s Canadian Premieres and Finales.

8pm – Nerve Center – Premiere – Discovery –  Cirque du Soleil’s ‘KÀ’ is considered one of the most technically astounding live shows in the world and Nerve Center examines the show’s star – the main stage.
9pm – Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition – Finale – ABC –  At 548 pounds, a newlywed from Portland, Ore., wants to lose 50 percent of his body weight and live a healthier lifestyle.
9pm – Grimm – Premiere – Space –  Nick tries to come to grips with the return of his mother; Monroe is determined to awaken Juliette from her mysterious coma; Hank struggles with the shocking truths he has recently learned.
9pm – One Car Too Far – Premiere – Discovery HD –  Bill and Gary are dropped deep in a rainforest and have just three days to modify their vehicle and traverse the hostile environment.
9pm – Political Animals – Finale – Bravo Canada –  Garcetti hinders Elaine’s plan to resign; Douglas decides to come clean about his betrayal.
9:30pm – Sex: An Unnatural History – Premiere – EQ HD –  The birth of feminism, civil rights, free love and gay liberation; how the sexual revolution changed our attitudes.
10pm – Lovetown, USA – Premiere – OWN Canada –  Oprah challenges Kingsland, Ga., to focus on love for 30 days.
10pm – Married to Jonas – Premiere – E! Canada –  Dani is volunteered to cook dinner for the entire Jonas family.

Finale of THE GLASS HOUSE, Monday Night on CTV Two.

10pm – Beyond Scared Straight – Premiere – A&E – Four troublesome teenage girls, including a street brawler and a thief, are thrown into a female jail to experience a taste of their possible future.
10pm – The Glass House – Finale – CTV Two – Following the elimination, the four remaining players compete as individuals in a puzzle challenge; the challenge winner and two players chosen by viewers compete for the grand prize.
10:30pm – WakeBrothers – Premiere – MTV Canada –  Professional wakeboarding brothers are very different.

9pm – I (Almost) Got Away With It – Premiere – Investigation Discovery Canada – William Baldi is found dead in the apartment he shared with Ricky Sleight.
9pm – Face Off – Premiere – Space – 
Hollywood star Sean Astin welcomes the cast; the artists create original aliens for the classic Star Wars cantina scene.
10:30pm – Repo Games – Finale – Spike – An irate father-son team bring their attack dog and modeling skills to the table when the guys show up.
11:30pm – Rat Bastards  –  Finale – Spike – Rigger hopes some Molotov cocktails will help him win the largest hunting contract in bayou history.

9pm – Major Crimes – Premiere – Super Channel 1 – Capt. Sharon Raydor is appointed the head of Major Crimes; a string of grocery store robberies turns fatal; Detective Amy Sykes is transferred to Major Crimes; Raydor tries to protect Rusty.
10pm – Dirty Jobs: Down Under – Premiere – Discovery HD – Mike Rowe travels down the northern coast of Australia to work and hunt with Aboriginals who have lived off the land for more than 40,000 years.
10pm – NY Med – Finale – ABC –
A mother faces a risky surgery to remove cancer from her abdomen; a husband and wife balance surgical residency and their relationship; a confident cardiac surgeon; a new kind of colon surgery gives hope to an 18-year-old with Crohn’s disease.

8pm – The American Bible Challenge – Premiere – GSN
9pm – Beat the Chefs – Premiere – GSN 

8pm – America’s Next Top Model – Premiere – CW – Aspiring models walk their first catwalk in front of an audience; international supermodel Rob Evans makes his debut on the judging panel with Tyra Banks and Kelly Cutrone.
9pm – Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice – Premiere – Discovery HD –With the summer season at a close three teams of miners dredge for gold on the floor of the Bering Sea.
9pm – Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta – Premiere – TLC Canada – Angaleena struggles to make her voice heard; Megan continues her struggle to define her trademark.
10pm – I Found the Gown – Premiere – TLC Canada – Three brides hope to find the wedding dress of their dreams; looking for the deal of a lifetime.
10pm – Yukon Men – Premiere – Discovery HD – Stan Zuray and his son, Joey, embark on a dangerous journey to replenish Tanana’s meat supply; a lone wolf terrorizes the town.

10am – WWE Saturday Morning Slam – Premiere – CW – Access to WWE superstars; ring action.
6pm – 10 Things You Don’t Know About – Premiere – History Canada – Benjamin Franklin’s lesser-known activities included owning slaves, visiting sex clubs, and being suspected of serial killing.