TV highlights: ‘Intervention,’ ‘Sullivan & Son’ return

June 12, 2013
HIGHLIGHTS

Documentary “Rock ’N’ Roll Exposed: The Photography of Bob Gruen” (Showtime at 7 p.m.) goes back in time with music photog Bob Gruen, who has been taking pictures of some of the world’s most-famous bands for half a century. Gruen explains the history of classic photos, including shots of Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Elvis and Bob Marley.

FINALE WATCH: Almost as soon as it began, burn-off show “Save Me” (NBC at 8) — starring Anne Heche as a housewife who starts talking with God after a near-death experience — ends its first and only season. In the seventh and final episode, Beth’s friends are getting tired of her “holier-than-thou” attitude, while she doesn’t care and continues on a quest to save a hospital from closing.

RETURNING SHOW: After eight years on-air, “Intervention” (A&E at 9) kicks off its 13th and final season, which has only five episodes, wrapping up for good July 11. In the premiere, a mother struggles with an addiction to heroin.

SERIES PREMIERE: Plus-size clothing designer Kenyatta Jones tries to make it in the fashion world on “House of Curves” (WE tv at 10), a docu-series that follows the Atlanta-based stylista as she deals with everyday drama at home and with the staff at her clothing store.

RETURNING SHOW: Ken Jeong guest-stars on the Season 2 opener of “Sullivan & Son” (TBS at 10), about a burned-out corporate lawyer who comes home to help run his parents’ bar. Jeong plays Susan’s husband, who winds up making a big life decision.

On the penultimate episode of the first season of “Hannibal” (NBC at 10), Will thinks the copycat killer might be alive, even after a huge explosion, while Hannibal works his mind games to make Jack think that Will could be a murderer.

Musician Harry Connick Jr. and comedian Dylan Moran are on “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), along with a Top 10 list presented by members of the U.S. Army.

Late-night host Carson Daly, actress Betty White and musical guest Timeflies are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35).

”Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35) hosts “The Voice” mentor Shakira, actor Jay Baruchel and a performance by Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell.

Emily Yahr

Emily Yahr is an entertainment reporter and pop culture blogger for the Style section. She joined the Post in May 2008, a week before she graduated from the University of Maryland, and worked on Lisa de Moraes' TV Column and blog.
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