Jenny’s TV Guide: Sunday August 17

Sunday marks the series premiere of Skins on BBC America at 9/8c. Teenagers grab life by the balls in BBC AMERICA’s hot new comedy drama, Skins. Starring Nicholas Hoult (ABOUT A BOY, THE WEATHER MAN), and with a team of writers averaging the age of 22, the award-winning show is a coming of age story for 2008. A potent mix of humorous, heartbreaking and shocking stories unfolds as the group tackles the trials of adolescence while pushing boundaries and managing their parents in ways only teenagers can.

It’s also the season finales of In Plain Sight on USA and The Two Coreys on A&E, both at 10/9c.

Tonight’s Olympic coverage on NBC starts at 7/6c. The first night of gymnastics individual event finals, including men’s floor and pommel horse; the women perform floor and vault routines. Also, track and field finals, including a U.S.-Jamaica dominated women’s 100m, and the women’s 3m springboard diving final.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*In Plain Sight – USA @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*The Two Coreys – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Skins – BBC America @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Special*Generation Kill – HBO @ 9/8c (75-Minute Part 6 of 7-Part Mini-Series)
  • *Special*2008 Summer Olympic Games – NBC @ 7/6c (Night 10 of 17)
  • *Special*Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget – Comedy Central @ 10/9c (90-Minute Special)
  • *Special*Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story – Lifetime Movie Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Army Wives – Lifetime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Brooke Knows Best – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*Gene Simmons Family Jewels – A&E @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Ice Road Truckers – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*I Love Money – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Law & Order: Criminal Intent – USA @ 9/8c
  • *New*Mad Men – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Pam: Girl on the Loose – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*Sunset Tan – E! @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*The Singing Office – TLC @ 12PM/11AMc

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