Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO, Tonight) Bill talks to/rants at editor Nick Gillespie, MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow and publisher Mort Zuckerman, as well as actor Kirk Douglas and actor Mark Ruffalo. That’ll kill an hour.
Also new tonight:
America’s Most Wanted (Lifetime); Phineas & Ferb (Disney); Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS); Whale Wars (Animal Planet); Insane or Inspired? (Syfy); Common Law (USA); Comedy Bang Bang, Bunk (IFC); The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO)
Arachnoquake (Syfy, Saturday) Movie: Read all about it in True TV (Item 3).
Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant 2012 (FX, Saturday) Read all about contestant and local Hooters Girl Elva Villarreal in 5 Spot.
Also new Saturday:
How to Be a Gentleman (CBS); The Firm (NBC); Tall Hot Blonde (Lifetime); Dog the Bounty Hunter (A&E); Stand-Up in Stilettos (TV Guide); CC Stand-Up: The Bonnaroo Experience (Comedy Central); Graham Norton Show, The Thick of It, Katy Brand’s Big-Ass Show (BBC America)
The Newsroom (HBO, Sunday) Series Debut: Read all about it in True TV (Item 4).
Aqua, Something, You Know, Whatever (Adult Swim, Sunday) Season Premiere: Read all about it in True TV (Item 5).
The Great Escape (TNT, Sunday) Series Debut: It’s like The Amazing Race, except that it’s less amazing and more, say, great.
Sister Wives (TLC, Sunday), Army Wives (Lifetime, Sunday) Season Finale, Summer Premiere: Coincidence? Yeah, probably.
Also new Sunday:
The Glades, Longmire (A&E); Mob Wives Chicago (VH1); Ice Road Truckers (History); The Real Housewives of New Jersey (Bravo); Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime); Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Mrs. Eastwood & Company (E!); Bridezillas (We); Metalocalypse, Eric Andre Show (Adult Swim); True Blood (HBO)