Thursday, July 27
MASTER OF CHAMPIONS For the finale of this U.S. remake of a Japanese game show, baseball legend Steve Garvey and Olympic Gold Medallists Oksana Baiul and Jonny Moseley judge competitors in human fireworks, interpretive pizza tossing and blindfolded foot archery.
8 pm on ABC/City
IN SEARCH OF MOZART BBC doc celebrates the 250th birthday of the 18th-century composer and child star.
10 pm on TVO, repeated at 1:30 am Sunday
Friday, July 28
WHAT NOT TO WEAR Stacey and Clinton face their greatest fashion challenge yet: a 25-year-old Rastafarian hippie who sports homemade patchwork clothes and dreadlocks down to her knees.
9 pm on TLC, repeated at midnight
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS Borrowing liberally from Sly and the Family Stone, Robert Randolph and his Family Band add Hendrix-style steel guitar to the funk.
Midnight on PBS
Saturday, July 29TRAIN 48 MARATHON Four hours of reruns of the worst program in the history of Canadian TV since Trouble With Tracy.
7 pm on Global
ONE NIGHT WITH BARRY MANILOW/ULTIMATE MANILOW The man who didn't write I Write The Songs (that dubious honour goes to Beach Boy Bruce Johnston) in back-to-back concert specials.
8:30 pm on Bravo
Sunday, July 30
GLASTONBURY 2005 Highlights from last year's UK music fest include performances by Coldplay, New Order and the White Stripes.
9:30 pm on MuchMoreMusic
McLUHAN'S WAKE Rebroadcast of the Laurie Anderson-narrated portrait of the prescient U of T professor who first envisioned the electronic merging of high and low culture back in the 50s.
10 pm on TVO
Monday, July 31
STAR TOMORROW After the dismal ratings flop of George Stroumboulopoulos and The One, here's the debut of yet another Idol-rip talent search that may as well be called "Has-Been Day-After-Next".
8 pm on NBC
THE REBEL ROUSERS (1967, D: Martin B. Cohen, w/ Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Diane Ladd and Harry Dean Stanton). Great cast, absurd plot: lawless motorcycle gang kidnaps an architect's good-lookin' wife for kicks.
9 pm on Speed, repeated at 2:30 am
Tuesday, August 1
LATE NIGHT Australian heavies Wolfmother rock Jay Leno hard on The Tonight Show (11:35 pm on NBC), while venerable blues belter Bonnie Raitt revives The Late Late Show's Craig Ferguson (12:35 am on CBS). Over on Conan (12:35 am on NBC), Talladega Nights' Will Ferrell discusses his uncanny likeness to Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith.
MAD COWBOY An organic vegan Montana rancher takes on the beef industry.
3 am on PBS
Wednesday, August 2
CUBA: THE ACCIDENTAL REVOLUTION The island's latest revolution a green one is having worldwide repercussions.
10 pm on Newsworld, repeated at 1 and 4 am