TV highlights: Series finale of ‘Magic City’

August 8, 2013
HIGHLIGHTS

Country group Eli Young Band performs several songs on the “Fox & Friends” (Fox News at 6 a.m.) summer concert series.

Dating-game show “Perfect Score” (CW at 8, 8:30 p.m.) moves from Tuesday to a double dose on Friday nights, as contestants can win a date — and cash — if they can identify their perfect match out of a group of a dozen potential soul mates.

FINALE WATCH: There’s a lot of waiting on the series finale of “Magic City” (Starz at 9) about the drama at a glitzy Miami hotel in the 1950s, as the show ends after two seasons. Ike and Ben impatiently kill time while the gambling bill has a final vote. Meanwhile, Danny has to be the ethical one when Stevie oversees Madam Renee’s scandalous new business venture.

The models must complete a “vertical runway” challenge on “America’s Next Top Model” (CW at 9); even worse for one recently divorced competitor, a photo shoot involving a wedding brings back unfortunate memories.

RETURNING SHOW: Drama “Strike Back” (Cinemax at 10), which follows a counterterrorism unit pursuing a deadly terrorist network, returns for Season 3. In the opener, the team tracks down a terrorist and drug cartel that threaten both Europe and America.

A high-maintenance woman named Krystle, who works in a plastic surgeon’s office as her day job, lands a special about her wedding on “Say Yes to the Dress: The Big Day” (TLC at 9). Krystle’s reaction to the expensive cost of having an elaborate dessert bar at the wedding: “Who cares? Candy dreams are worth it!”

It’s the final batch of episodes for “What Not to Wear” (TLC at 10), which wraps up in October after 10 seasons. In this episode, Stacy and Clinton help out a group of three friends: One wears clothes that are too frumpy, another has a too-tight wardrobe and another’s boho-chic style is too bizarre.

Actress Shiri Appleby and model Chrissy Teigen join Joan Rivers and crew on “Fashion Police” (E! at 10) to judge celebrity outfits from the week.

Usually, Kiera is careful on “Continuum” (Syfy at 10), but because of a sneak attack, she finds herself captured by a group of Julian’s followers.

“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35) hosts actor Jason Sudeikis, reality star Jim Stacy and singer K.T. Tunstall.

— Emily Yahr

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