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A busy week in Charleston is a busy week on TV, too

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"Rizzoli & Isles" (starring Sasha Alexander and Angie Harmon) returns to TNT for its fourth season at 9 p.m. Tuesday. West Virginia native David Selby guest stars on the episode. (Photo by Doug Hyun/TNT)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- With FestivALL and the sesquicentennial celebration, it's a busy time in Charleston this week. It happens to be a busy week on TV, too. Here's a look at what's happening there:

Series premieres: "Whodunnit?" 9 p.m. Sunday, ABC (murder mystery reality competition); "Devious Maids," 10 p.m. Sunday, Lifetime (dramedy about four Beverly Hills maids trying to achieve their dreams); "Crossing Lines," 9 p.m. Sunday, NBC (drama about International Crime Court detectives tracking global criminals); "Under the Dome," 10 p.m. Monday, CBS (based on the Stephen King novel about a town suddenly sealed off from the world).

Season premieres: "Wilfred," 10 p.m. Thursday, FX; "Celebrity Wife Swap," 8 p.m. Sunday, ABC (with Bristol Palin and Melissa and Joan Rivers); "Drop Dead Diva," 9 p.m. Sunday, Lifetime; "Copper," 10 p.m. Sunday, BBC America; "I (Almost) Got Away with It," 9 p.m. Monday, ID; "Rizzoli & Isles," 9 p.m. and "Perception," 10 p.m. Tuesday, TNT; "Catfish," 10 p.m. Tuesday, MTV; "Big Brother," 8 p.m. Wednesday, CBS.

Returning: "666 Park Avenue," 9 p.m. Saturday, ABC (first of final four episodes); "Betty White's Off Their Rockers," 8 p.m. Tuesday, NBC.

Series finales: "Rock Center with Brian Williams," 10 p.m. Friday, NBC; "How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life)," 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, ABC.

Season finales: "Hannibal," 10 p.m. Thursday, NBC; "Mad Men," 10 p.m. Sunday, AMC; "Newlyweds: The First Year," 10 p.m. Monday, Bravo; "Don't Be Tardy...," 10 p.m. Tuesday, Bravo; "Model Employee," 11 p.m. Wednesday, VH1.

Live TV: "Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda," 8 p.m. Sunday, Discovery (tightrope crossing of the Grand Canyon).

Of note: "CMT Crossroads: Willie Nelson and Friends," 9 p.m. Sunday, CMT (with Neil Young, Sheryl Crow and more); "Bob's Burgers" reruns begin on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, 11 p.m. Sunday; "The Real Housewives of Orange County" 100th episode special, 8 p.m. Monday, Bravo.

W.Va. alerts: "Whiz Kids: The Movie," with Parkersburg native Kelydra Welcker, 8 p.m. Thursday, PBS2; animated short film "The Griffin and the Minor Canon," featuring a wealth of West Virginia talent, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, PBS2; David Selby (who will be in town Thursday) on TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" season premiere, 9 p.m. Tuesday.

W.Va. specials: "West Virginia: The Road to Statehood," 8 p.m., "State Born from a Nation Torn," 8:30 p.m. and "A Moving Monument: The West Virginia State Capitol," 10 p.m. Thursday, PBS; "Best of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame," 8 p.m. Friday, PBS2; "A Living Monument: The West Virginia County Courthouses," 7 p.m., "A Moving Monument: The West Virginia State Capitol," 8 p.m. and "Foundation of Justice: Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia," 9 p.m. Saturday, PBS2; "3 Rivers: The Bluestone, Gauley and the New," 7 p.m. and "Obscurely Famous Graves," 9 p.m. Sunday, PBS; "Welcome to Coalwood," 10 p.m. Sunday, PBS2; "Reconstructing Bill: The Story of Gov. William C. Marland," 10 p.m. Tuesday, PBS2; "Secrets of the Valley: Prehistory of the Kanawha," 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Reach Amy Robinson at flipside@wvgazette.com.


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