TV highlights for July 12: CW’s ‘Cult’ wraps up for good

July 11, 2013
HIGHLIGHTS

FINALE WATCH: Farewell, “Cult” (CW at 8 and 9 p.m.) — the freshman drama doesn’t get much of a send-off, having been shipped to Friday nights in the summer after the network yanked it from the prime-time schedule this spring. In the last two episodes, Jeff makes a big promise to Skye as they hide from the True Believers.

A bride tries to hide her inner “mean girl,” but her true colors come out when shopping becomes a challenge on “Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids” (TLC at 9); later, a woman’s fiance acts like a drill sergeant (because he’s in the military) while she’s trying to find her perfect dress.

Actress Sasha Alexander and fashion editor Zanna Roberts Rassi lend a hand to Joan Rivers and crew on a new “Fashion Police” (E! at 10).

Vintage motorcycle expert Adam Cramer and the team on “Philly Throttle” (Discovery at 10) work on restoring a 1960s Ducati at Liberty Vintage Motorcycles in Philadelphia.

Randy Fenoli deals with some emotional situations while helping plan weddings on “Randy to the Rescue” (TLC at 10), including a woman who has been purposely avoiding looking for a wedding dress ever since her mother died.

A family in New York has some pretty high standards for a treehouse that would be great for kids and adults on “Treehouse Masters” (Animal Planet at 10), as they insist the space have enough room to include a living room, playroom and patio with room for a grill.

One serial killer on “Continuum” (Syfy at 10) has some tricks up his sleeve, but he’s no match for time-traveling cop Kiera, who has one ability that can outwit anyone — she knows what’s going to happen in the future.

RETURNING SHOW: Scott Aukerman kicks off the second season of his offbeat talk show “Comedy Bang! Bang!” (IFC at 10), based on his podcast, complete with interviews, comedy sketches and banter from musician Reggie Watts. First guest on the new season: the Lonely Planet’s Andy Samberg.

Time’s Bobby Ghosh and TV host Mike Rowe are guests on “Real Time With Bill Maher” (HBO at 10); the round table includes columnist Matt Lewis, political consultant Liz Mair and professor Cornel West.

Actor Bill Hader, former governor Eliot Spitzer and musical guest Passenger are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35).

— Emily Yahr

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