It’s been a big summer for Joseph Gordon-Levitt. First – spoiler alert! – in The Dark Knight Rises, his John Blake inherits the bat cave to fulfill his destiny as Robin. Now, in his latest film, he’s being chased around New York City by a cop who wants what he’s carrying.
It’s also a huge week for summer TV, with many of your favorite shows wrapping up for the season. But don’t fear, there’s a few new series on the horizon. Take a look at our PopWatch Planner for the week!
SUNDAY, AUG. 19
Copper, BBC America, 10 p.m
The new series follows a young, Irish cop in New York City in the 1860s and stars Tom Weston-Jones and Franka Potente
MONDAY, AUG. 20
Bunheads, ABC Family, 9 p.m.
Michelle is choreographing the Nutcracker for Fanny in the first season finale. Hilarity and fast talking will ensue.
TUESDAY, AUG. 21
The Dictator on Blu-ray and DVD
Add General Aladeen to your collection of Sascha Baron Cohen’s quirky, over-the-top characters, when the film is released on Blu-ray and DVD. Scantily clad women and a night with Megan Fox not included.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22
Little League World Series, ESPN, 8 p.m.
The LLWS is a summer staple in Williamsport, Pa. Watch teams from all over the States in pool play to determine who will challenge other teams from around the world for the title.
THURSDAY, AUG. 23
Suits, USA, 10 p.m.
Tensions are running high in the season finale of Suits. Will Daniel overtake Jessica as managing partner of the firm? How does Mike feel in the wake of his grandmother’s death? And does Harvey really punch Louis?
FRIDAY, AUG. 24
Premium Rush in theaters
Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a bike messenger whose cargo attracts the attention of a corrupt cop in New York City. Michael Shannon, Jamie Chung, and Aasif Mandvi also star.
SATURDAY, AUG. 25
NFL: Texans at Saints, CBS, 8 p.m.
Gear up for the football season with this exhibition game between Houston and New Orleans.
SUNDAY, AUG. 26
True Blood, HBO, 9 p.m.
The fifth seasons ends in an episode entitled “Save Yourself.” The question is – can they?