TV picks for Monday, Aug. 13
“Andi Mack” (8 p.m., Disney Channel): In the Season 2 finale — “The Cake that Takes the Cake” — debuts Andi and Bex plan a special dinner for Bowie, but unexpected company crashes the party.
“Sacred Sites” (8 p.m., Smithsonian Channel): From the supposed tomb of King Arthur to ancient Egyptian temples once controlled by female priests, the world’s religious sites are home to alluring secrets and mysteries. In Season 2, the docu-series explores even more enigmatic religious sites found around the world. Featuring advanced scientific discoveries and archaeological research, new episodes will bring viewers to sanctified and historical locations stretching from Europe to North Africa, through the Mayan civilization in the Americas, across the path of the Camino de Santiago and more.
“Better Call Saul” (9 p.m., AMC): As Season 3 continues, Jimmy seeks new employment. Gus navigates the fallout from Hector’s collapse. Kim tries her best to support Jimmy in the wake of Chuck’s death.
“Salvation” (9 p.m., CBS): Desperate to defuse a nuclear standoff, Liam receives help from an unlikely source. Also, with Darius missing, Harris and Grace take matters into their own hands.
“Frontline” (10 p.m., PBS): This summer, as tensions rise between the United States and Iran, “Frontline” presents an “unusual and surprising” two-part portrait of life inside the Islamic Republic. New York Times correspondent Thomas Erdbrink takes viewers inside a “private” Iran — one that is often at odds with its conservative clerics and leaders. Over the course of four years, Erdbrink was able to get permission to travel with a crew from Dutch television around the country, meeting people and hearing stories about their lives and hopes and fears, in one of the most isolated countries in the world.
Also on Monday:
“Bachelor in Paradise” (8 p.m., ABC)
“So You Think You Can Dance” …read more
Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment