TV Highlights: ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ re-airs Cory Monteith episode

July 18, 2013
HIGHLIGHTS

As a tribute to “Glee” star Cory Monteith, “Inside the Actors Studio” (Bravo at 7 p.m.) re-airs the broadcast in which the late actor appeared, which premiered in April 2012. And if you were wondering what he said when James Lipton asked the famous question, “If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?,” Monteith responded that God would say, “ ‘Uh, sorry I haven’t been around. There’s a good explanation.’ ”

Is it the new “High School Musical”? Disney is hoping so — original film “Teen Beach Movie” (at 8) is reviewed by Hank Stuever on Page C4.

A woman’s mother creates drama on “Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids” (TLC at 9, 9:30) when she gives rise to all sorts of insecurities when she openly criticizes the dresses. Meanwhile, a group of bridesmaids gets into a fight with the bride-to-be.

FINALE WATCH: On the Season 1 finale of “Treehouse Masters” (Animal Planet at 10), a couple wants to get married among treehouses, so Pete and the team build a special honeymoon suite.

The contestants must work through a challenging course in Fiji on“72 Hours” (TNT at 10) and not get lost in dense rain forests.

Randy heads to Texas on “Randy to the Rescue” (TLC at 10) and tries to help an Austin woman find a dress that will work for two separate ceremonies.

Olympic track star Lolo Jones lends fashion critiques on “Fashion Police” (E! at 10) with Joan Rivers and crew, along with actress Sarah Rafferty.

A restaurant in Seattle is losing business because it might be haunted (hate it when that happens) on “Dead Files Revisited” (Travel at 10); meanwhile, a mother is terrified when she thinks ghosts are living in her Illinois home.

Former killer-whale trainer John Hargrove and columnist Dan Savage are the interview guests on“Real Time With Bill Maher” (HBO at 10); the roundtable includes journalist Rula Jebreal, former congressman Connie Mack (R-Fla.) and tax-restructuring advocate Grover Norquist.

Actor Howie Mandel, model Marisa Miller and singer Sara Bareilles are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35).

— Emily Yahr

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