Right here’s what’s taking place on the planet of tv for Monday, August 28. All occasions are Japanese.
To Inform The Reality (ABC, 10:01 p.m.): The canine days of summer time are at their ruff-est, with a lot of the primetime lineup sloughing off early for the Labor Day vacation. So be further grateful for ABC’s unabashedly kitschy slate of game-show throwbacks, which is aware of that winners by no means stop—although they do lie, to be able to stump the celebrities of To Inform The Reality. Moreso than any of the opposite franchises ABC has revived lately, this Anthony Anderson-hosted tackle the traditional panel present comes with new bells and whistles. Anderson’s mom, Doris Day Bowman, serves as her son’s wisecracking sidekick and scorekeeper, and the superstar who fell for probably the most impostors should tweet an embarrassing lie of Anderson’s selecting. However the essence of the sport’s jovial fact-finding mission stays intact, as does the giddy kick of watching well-known folks attempting to determine who’s attempting to tug the wool over their eyes. Now if solely they’d carry again that classic theme tune. Gratuitous lyrics or no, it’s an earworm—and that’s no lie.
Preacher (AMC, 9 p.m.)
Siesta Key (MTV, 10:01 p.m.): MTV’s try to re-bottle the lightning of Laguna Seaside continues apace. However what lightning you possibly can’t bottle twice? The vacant stare and inexplicable magnetism of future One Tree Hill participant Stephen Colletti. The identify nonetheless echoes in our minds, working by way of the nasal passages of Kristin Cavallari: “Steee-vennn.”