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A select viewing guide for Monday, June 11
MY HOUSE, YOUR MONEY (W, 7:30 p.m. ET/PT) It’s a situation capable of making or breaking the family unit: Some young person wants to buy a house but is short of money. His or her immediate family members have the funds, but in most instances that means they also want a say in the deal. So who really ends up owning the new place? Launched last fall, this series goes behind the scenes as prospective home-buyers approach their parents or family members with hat in hand. Tonight, young Kevin is just out of the military and plans to buy a brand-new home with his girlfriend. Kevin’s parents, meanwhile, are insistent that he buy a fixer-upper, and since they’re ponying up the down payment, how can their son refuse? Two more episodes follow.
PSYCH (Global, 8 p.m. ET/PT) Hailing from the USA Network, this comedy-drama lacks the sophistication of cable fare like Mad Men, but it’s never dull. The premise stars James Roday as Shawn Spencer, a charmer who has the Santa Barbara police believing he has eerie psychic abilities capable of solving crimes (he’s not psychic, but solves crimes anyway). Shawn’s reluctant partner is his best pal Gus, played by Dule Hill, formerly of The West Wing. Currently in its sixth season, the concept is known for tongue-in-cheek storylines and breakneck dialogue, as in tonight’s show, in which the pair investigate the murder of a man drained of every drop of blood in his body. To bump up the kitsch quotient, the episode guest-stars Kristy Swanson, best known as the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
MONARCHY: THE ROYAL FAMILY AT WORK (PBS, 9 p.m. ET; 7 p.m. PT) If the recent hubbub over The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has reignited your interest in all things royal, settle in for this BBC program. Boasting rare behind-the-scenes footage, the five-part series was filmed over several months in 2006 and the filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to Buckingham Palace. As the title suggests, the format simply chronicles the royals on their regular workday routine and tonight’s opener finds the Queen on the verge of a state visit to the United States. Among other preparations, she agrees to a sitting with the famous photographer Annie Leibovitz, who has the temerity to ask Her Highness to remove her tiara. She is not amused.
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AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 PLATES (Food Network, 10 p.m. ET/PT) Get ready for the international meal plan. First shown on the U.S. Bravo network, this cooking-reality series follows a dozen chefs competing in 10 countries in 44 days. The goal for each one is to absorb as much of the local culture as possible in each location before they take part in the challenges. In tonight’s opener, the contestants hit the ground running in London with a pub crawl and sampling of traditional pub fare. The real test comes when they take over a Gastropub and have to prepare a meal for the fussy foodie doyenne Nigella Lawson. Hosted by Curtis Stone and Cat Cora.
ABOUT SCHMIDT (Vision, midnight ET; 9 p.m. PT) Although director Alexander Payne edged toward mainstream success with the attention paid to The Descendants (and George Clooney), he’s best known for making small films about normal people put into unusual circumstances. In this 2002 comedy-drama, Jack Nicholson takes the titular role of Warren Schmidt, a softspoken actuary whose retirement plans are crurelly dashed by the sudden death of his wife. The tragedy leads Schmidt to discover that his wife had an affair years before and prompts a reunion with his only daughter Jeannie (Hope Davis). Suddenly, Schmidt’s life has new purpose: To break up his daughter’s wedding to the loutish waterbed salesman Randall (Dermot Mulroney).