Watch With Amanda: What’s on TV this week? June 4 – 10

Highlights this week include a reality tv summer frenzy, season enders for Mad Men and Veep, and the Season 5 premiere of True Blood!

What will you be watching?

Monday June 4th

Hells Kitchen (8pm): 18 contestants sign on for a shot at a head-chef position at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas. In Part 1 of the two-part Season 10 premiere, the two teams prepare their signature dishes, and hope that chef Ramsay won’t spit them out. The reward for the winning team: dinner prepared by Season 3 winner Rock Harper and Season 6 winner Dave Levey. The losers must scrub down the kitchen for the first dinner service. Then comes the first elimination.

Master Chef (9pm): Need more Gordon Ramsay? Talented home cooks arrive in Los Angeles to compete for the title of MasterChef on Season 3 of this other Ramsay reality competition series.

WWE Raw (9pm): WWE Monday Night Raw returns live from Greenville, South Carolina, and features John Cena returning to confront Big Show.

Teen Wolf (10pm): The supernatural drama continues in part two of the Season 2 premiere, “Shape Shifted.”

Tuesday, June 5th

Pretty Little Liars (8pm): SEASON PREMIERE! In the third-season opener, the girls reunite after a summer apart and struggle to move past Mona’s revelation and Maya’s death. Before long, another surprising event rattles the town.

Hells Kitchen (8pm): In part two of the Season 10 premiere, 17 chefs remain in the competition.

Masterchef (9pm): The high-pressure auditions continue in Los Angeles.

Love In The Wild (9pm): SEASON PREMIERE! In the Season 2 premiere, 14 single people navigate the wilds of the Dominican Republic on their quest to find love. Jenny McCarthy hosts.

20/20 Special: Concert For the Queen: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration (9pm): Katie Couric hosts a star studded concert to honour Queen Elizabeth II. Featuring: Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, Annie Lennox, Kylie Minogue, Stevie Wonder, Jessie J and more!

The Glee Project (10pm): In the Season 2 premiere, “Individuality,” 14 contestants compete for a guest arc on Glee. Lea Michele makes a cameo. Watch “Edge of Glory”, the first music video from Season 2.

Franklin & Bash (10pm): SEASON PREMIERE! Season 2 kicks off with “Strange Brew,” in which Peter (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) and Jared (Breckin Meyer) go after a promotion.

Wednesday June 6th

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

Thursday June 7th

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

Take Me Out (8pm): PREMIERE! George Lopez hosts this new dating game in which first impressions are key.

The Choice (9pm): PREMIERE! D-list celebs look for love on this Voice-style dating game.

Sunday June 11th

66th Annual Tony Awards (8pm): Neil Patrick Harris hosts the 2012 Tony Awards. Click for a full list of nominees!

True Blood (9pm): SEASON PREMIERE! Sookie and Lafayette struggle in the aftermath of Tara’s shooting; Bill and Eric face a new threat from the authority; one of Terry’s Iraq War buddies pays him a visit; and Alcide gives Sookie a warning — all in the Season 5 premiere, “Turn! Turn! Turn!”

The Killing (9pm): Sarah and Holder close in on the murderer. Meanwhile, the Richmond campaign preps for the election; and the Larsens seek to get their lives back in order.

Nurse Jackie (9pm): Things get out of control in the emergency room due to the recent firings and an overflow of patients who have been diverted from another hospital, causing Cruz to suffer a pulmonary episode and Jackie to step in. At home, a rebellious Grace refuses to go to class unless Jackie transfers her to public school.

Veep (10pm): SEASON FINALE! In the Season 1 finale, “Tears,” an Ohio gubernatorial candidate balks at Selina’s endorsement due to her current unpopularity.

Girls (10:30pm): Jealous of an old rival’s literary success, Hannah accepts an invitation to a reading hosted by her former professor; Jessa gets a surprise visit from her old boss; and Shoshanna schedules a date with someone she met online — all in “Leave Me Alone.”

Mad Men (10pm): SEASON FINALE! Season 5 concludes with the all-new “The Phantom.” Opportunities abound for everyone at the agency, and Pete meets a stranger on the train.

2 Replies to “Watch With Amanda: What’s on TV this week? June 4 – 10”

  1. I cannot wait for the choice! I think there will be a lot of second hand embarrassment and a lot of awkward moments…but one thing is for sure, it will be entertaining!

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