Watch With Amanda: What’s on TV this week? May 28 – June 3

Highlights this week include finales for Cougar Town, Touch, and Game of Thrones! How is Game of Thrones over already??

What will you be watching?

Monday May 28th

Hatfields & McCoys (9pm): Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton (Big Love) front this three-night miniseries on the History Channel about the legendary family feud that spanned decades and nearly launched a war between Kentucky and West Virginia.



Hemingway & Gellhorn (9pm): This HBO TV-movie depicts the love affair between literary master Ernest Hemingway (played by Clive Owen) and World War II correspondent Martha Gellhorn (Nicole Kidman) aka his inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls.


WWE Raw (9pm): WWE Monday Night Raw returns live from New Orleans, Louisiana, and features all the fallout from Big Show knocking out John Cena.

Tuesday, May 29th

Cougar Town (8pm): SEASON FINALE! When Grayson complains that he’s living the movie Groundhog Day because the gang shows up at the same time every day at Jules’s house, Jules asks for a Groundhog Day-themed bachelorette party so that Ellie and Laurie can explain the movie to her. Fed up with the lack of privacy, Grayson convinces Jules to elope to Napa — but the cul de sac crew happily tags along in the Season 3 finale, “My Life/Your World.” Courteney’s ex, David Arquette, guest stars as a hotel concierge who goes to great lengths to help the wedding go off without a hitch.

20/20 Special Edition (9pm): The Jubilee Queen with Katie Couric airs a profile of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, who marks her 60th year on the throne June 2-5, 2012, in Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Princes’ Andrew, Harry and William, and princesses Beatrice and Eugenie are interviewed. Also: a tour of Buckingham Palace.

Wednesday May 30th

So You Think You Can Dance (8pm): The Season 9 auditions head to Los Angeles.

Thursday May 31st

Duets (8pm): Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles, and Robin Thicke perform classic duets with their amateur partners.

Touch (8pm): SEASON FINALE! In the Season 1 finale, “Gyre,” Aster Corporation’s interest in Jake increases as Martin and Abigail seek common ground in the custody battle for his son. Meanwhile, Martin searches for a connection between Jake and a missing girl who shares his gift for numbers.


Sunday June 3rd

Secret Millionaire (8pm): PREMIERE! In the Season 3 premiere, millionaire and world-renowned artist Scott Jacobs and his 18-year-old daughter, Alexa, leave behind their lavish lifestyle in San Diego to spend six days in Newark, New Jersey, to search for those most in need of financial help. While there, father and daughter attempt to survive on less than $75 during their week-long visit, while volunteering their time to worthy charitable organizations. They ultimately gift some of their fortune to the community heroes they meet.

2012 MTV Movie Awards (9pm): Russell Brand hosts the 21st annual MTV Movie Awards. The Hunger Games and Bridesmaids lead the nominees with eight nods each.

Game Of Thrones (9pm): SEASON FINALE! 🙁 In the Season 2 finale, “Valar Morghulis,” Theon calls his men to action; Jon proves his worth to Qhorin; Daenerys finds herself in an unfamiliar place; and Brienne silences Jaime.

Mad Men (10pm): Don receives an intriguing lead and follows up on it.

Veep (10pm): In “Full Disclosure,” Selina establishes some new ground rules about internal correspondence after the vice president’s office takes some heat over a pregnancy rumor and the firing of a Secret Service agent.

Teen Wolf (11pm): SEASON 2 PREMIERE! Special time airing right after the MTV Movie Awards. Lydia goes missing from the hospital and both werewolves and hunters try to find her in the Season 2 opener. Watch the first 10 minutes!

One Reply to “Watch With Amanda: What’s on TV this week? May 28 – June 3”

  1. the first ten minutes of teen wolf…yesssss!!!! i cannot wait! Game of thrones…I wish it was a longer season, but I cannot wait to see what happens!

    and Hatfields & McCoys looks damn good…Jena Malone has got the “bitch face” downpact. Going to try and catch that now.

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