Tonight's TV: 'Bachelorette' And 'Good Guys' Finales, 'Fish Warrior' And Sharks! : Monkey See Tonight's Television: The 'Bachelorette' train finally pulls into the station, we say adios to 'The Good Guys' (hopefully just for now), Shark Week continues and 'Fish Warrior' would like to make your acquaintance.
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Tonight's TV: 'Bachelorette' And 'Good Guys' Finales, 'Fish Warrior' And Sharks!

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Tonight, ABC stands for “All-Bachelorette Cprogramming,” as Ali gets her man and the rest of American begins the breakup countdown. It starts at 8:00. It ends... oh, sometime around fall sweeps, is my guess.

On tonight's “summer finale” of The Good Guys (Fox! 9:00!): “When Dan accidentally exposes a participant in the Witness Protection Program...” Stop right there. Sold.

In what I can only assume to be a horrible programming error, Discovery commemorates the second night of Shark Week with Day of the Shark 3 (10:00!).

What channel would you guess that a show called Fish Warrior: Colossal Catfish was on? The counterintuitive answer: National Geographic Channel (at 9:00). I know you wanted to say Syfy, but the giveaway was that there is only one type of animal in the title.

At 9:00, VH1 gives us Money Hungry, a weight-loss competition with cash as the motivator. Just by sitting on the couch to watch this, you've officially celebrated three of the seven deadly sins.

In the new-episode hopper: Lie To Me (Fox! 8:00!), The Closer (TNT! 9:00!), RuPaul's Drag U (Logo! 9:00!), Last Comic Standing (NBC! 9:00!) and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel! 10:00!).

There is a Clay Aiken thing that's on some channel or other at some time or other, but it is in neither of our best interests for me to give you more information.