On TV this weekend, Aug. 1-3

On TV this weekend

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FRIDAY

SEASON FINALE Doctor Who, 8:30 p.m., Sci Fi The fourth season of having nothing better to do on a Friday night comes to a close. You really should invest in that DVR.

Evolve, 10 p.m., History In Kansas, this show has been redubbed Design.

SATURDAY

SERIES DEBUT Long Way Down, 9 p.m., Fox Reality Ever since 2004's Long Way Round showed us just how much weight Charley Boorman lost and just how bipolar Ewan McGregor is, we've been giddy at the idea of another bike trip with these two. Now they're going from Scotland to South Africa, which should provide plenty of laughs once they realize half the countries betwixt the two are involved in some sort of civil uprising.

SEASON FINALE Robin Hood, 9 p.m., BBC America For the more cultured among us, this Brit bit wraps up the season. Has it been six episodes already?

SUNDAY

SERIES PREMIERE Pam: Girl on the Loose, 10 p.m., E! Not content to showcase such A-listers as Denise Richards and Dina Lohan, E! has decided to give us a series following Pamela Anderson around L.A. to work, to her kids' school, to the clinic; You know, the usual.

SERIES PREMIERE Summer Showdown, 10 p.m., HGTV Blah blah blah design blah blah new show blah blah WHAT? Keenen Ivory Wayans is a judge? Hoo boy, then it just has to be good, right?

SEASON PREMIERE Sunset Tan, 10:30 p.m., E! We know a great tanning booth, where you can get all the rays you want and not pay a dime, nor deal with the vapid mouth-breathers staffing the desk. It's called outside, and it involves turning off your TV. Of course, it is 10:30 at night ...

— Joshua Gillin jgillin@tampabay.com

On TV this weekend, Aug. 1-3 07/31/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 9:31am]

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