Picks of the week on Global include the series premiere of HOTEL HELL and STARS EARN STRIPES.
**PICKS OF THE WEEK**
Monday, August 13 – 8pm ET/PT *Series Premiere*
“Juniper Hill Inn Part One”
“Juniper Hill Inn Part Two” airs Tuesday, August 14 – 8pm ET/PT
After more than a decade of running restaurants in some of the world’s top hotels, Gordon Ramsay knows firsthand the importance of surpassing guests’ high expectations. In Hotel Hell, he fixes hotels, awful inns and just plain bad bed and breakfasts. Ramsay puts the hotel owners and employees to work in attempt to turn around their failing establishments.
STARS EARN STRIPES
Monday, August 13 – 9pm ET/PT *Two-Hour Series Premiere*
In this fast-paced competition, eight celebrities will gather at a remote training facility where they will be challenged to execute complicated missions inspired by real military exercises. Each team will compete for a cash prize on behalf of a military, veterans or first-responder charity. The star-studded cast includes world boxing champion Laila Ali, actor Dean Cain (Out of Time), actor and former National Football League player Terry Crews (The Expendables 2), multi-platinum recording artist, actor, producer and television personality Nick Lachey (The Sing-Off), Alaska businessman and four-time Iron Dog snowmobile race championTodd Palin, The Biggest Loser trainer Dolvett Quince, Olympic gold medalist Picabo Street and WWE diva, Eve Torres.
Thursday, August 16 – 10pm ET/PT
The officers of 15 Division struggle to come to terms with their fallen colleague and get back to work patrolling the streets. When they discover that a police laptop containing sensitive information has been stolen, they set off on a hunt to recover the computer and prevent any dangerous fallout.
IN PLAIN SIGHT
Tuesday, August 14 – 10pm ET/PT
“Drag Me to Hell”
Mary tries to protect a drag queen as Marshall goes undercover on a sting operation. While working on the case, Mary discovers that Marshall is engaged, and Raphael returns to Albuquerque with his new wife.
Wednesday, August 15 – 8pm ET/PT *Veto Night*
Thursday, August 16 – 9pm ET/PT *Live Elimination Night*
Sunday, August 19 – 8pm ET/PT *Nomination Night*
‘The Silent Six’ alliance has formed and some houseguests are left out of the loop, causing them to become vulnerable and lessen their chances of winning the million dollar prize.
THE GLEE PROJECT
Wednesday, August 15 – 9pm ET/PT *Season Finale*
Chris Colfer (Kurt from Glee) guest mentors in the season finale in which one lucky winner will receive the ultimate dream prize: a seven-episode appearance on Glee.
Wednesday, August 15 – 10pm ET/PT *New Day and Time*
“Let’s Doo-Wop It Again”
**Jaleel White (Fake It Till You Make It), Mekhi Phifer (Lie to Me), Cheech Marin (Rob) and Kristy Swanson (3Way) Guest Star**
Shawn and Gus team up with Gus’s a cappella group (Jaleel White and Mekhi Phifer) to solve the attempted murder of the founder (Cheech Marin) of an at-risk youth program. Meanwhile, Marlowe (Kristy Swanson) returns.
Thursday, August 16 – 8pm ET/PT
“Winners and Losers”
Former Wipeout champions team up with memorable, but less-successful former contestants to tackle obstacles that include ‘Mash-Mallows,’ ‘Grin and Bear It,’ and the fan favorite, ‘Big Balls.’ They’ll start as a team, but they’ll be on their own once they get to the Wipeout Zone to compete for $50,000. Returning players include “Freak of Nature,” “Chaz Hands” and the “Circus Freak.”
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF VANCOUVER
Friday, August 17 – 8pm ET/PT *Two Back-to-Back Episodes*
Mary returns home to face Ronnie after a trip in Mexico. Meanwhile, Christina tries to recruit Mia to ‘Team Mary,’ and Jody confronts Mary about spreading rumours about her retail store.
Friday, August 17 – 9pm ET/PT
In the wake of Jody serving Mary with legal papers, Ronnie whisks the wives off to wine country where Christina risks getting back into Jody’s bad books. Meanwhile, Reiko’s own bottled-up issues with Jody begin to surface.
Weeknights – 7pm ET/PT
Entertainment Tonight has the latest scoop on the Kristen Stewart scandal. Plus, fans of the loveable Matthew McConaughey will be surprised by his latest character in Killer Joe, and ET is on the case to find out what happened to some of your favorite former child actors, and reveals TV’s highest paid stars.
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT CANADA
Weeknights – 7:30pm ET/PT
This week, ET Canada sits down with the cast of Sparkle (Whitney Houston’s last movie) and discusses her impact on the set. And get ready for some laughs as legendary comedienne Joan Rivers dishes the dirt about her controversial new book, I Hate Everyone…Starting with Me and ET Canada also catches up with Canadian funnyman Howie Mandel, host of the 2012 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
NOTE: For other premieres and fginale from Global and other channels, please check out our weekly premieres and finales segment.