Jenny’s TV Guide: Monday August 18

Monday marks the series premiere of Into the Unknown with Josh Bernstein on the Discovery Channel at 10/9c. It’s a thrill ride filled with adventure and mystery, ancient riddles and modern day issues as international explorer Josh Bernstein journeys on an epic quest. Tonight he searches for Noah’s Ark.

Tonight is also the season premiere of The Hills on MTV at 10/9c. Following that is the series premiere of Busted on MTV at 10:30/9:30c. In this action-packed, high stakes, 1/2 hour reality series, MTV will show you what happens when kids take things too far and end up breaking the law. Taking it one step further, viewers will also hear why these rebels thought they could get away with committing these crimes, the cops perspectives and the serious consequences they will have to face now that they are busted!

Finally, tonight’s Olympic coverage includes: Gymnastics coverage includes the women’s trampoline final and night two of individual event competition (men’s rings and vault; women’s uneven bars). On the uneven bars, Moscow-born, Texas-raised gymnast Nastia Liukin is a three-time world championship medalist. Track and field action features men’s 400m hurdles, long jump and women’s pole vaulting. The semifinal-round of the women’s beach volleyball tournament could include Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, who have claimed three straight world titles and the 2004 Olympic crown. Likely challengers are China and traditional beach powerhouse Brazil (LIVE ET/CT). Also: Gymnastics, trampoline and track and field finals.

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Premiere*Busted – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Series Premiere*Into the Unknown with Josh Bernstein – Discovery @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*The Hills – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *Special*2008 Summer Olympic Games – NBC @ 8/7c (Night 11 of 17)
  • *Sports*Monday Night Football: Cleveland Browns at New York Giants – ESPN @ 8/7c
  • *New*Charlie Jade – SciFi @ 3AM/2AMc (Monday night/Tuesday morning)
  • *New*Date My Ex – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*High School Musical – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Intervention – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*I Want to Work for Diddy – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jon & Kate Plus 8 – TLC @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Luke’s Parental Advisory – VH1 @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*New York Goes to Hollywood – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*Paranormal State – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Saving Grace – TNT @ 10/9
  • *New*Take Home Nanny – TLC @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Closer – TNT @ 9/8
  • *New*The Middleman – ABC Family @ 10/9c
  • *New*Top Gear – BBC America @ 8/7c
  • *New*Weeds – Showtime @ 10/9c

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