Re­turn to ’60s world of ‘Mad Men’

Austin American-Statesman - - AUSTIN360BETS - — Dale Roe

Mon­day: “The Bach­e­lorette” 7 p.m., ABC: And then there were three. It’s sail­ing in Tahiti for Ali and her trio of erst­while suit­ors.

“Do Some­thing Awards” 8 p.m., VH1: Austin is one of the nom­i­nees for “Do Some­thing City” for lead­ing the nation in car-shar­ing pro­grams and en­cour­ag­ing bik­ing as a pri­mary form of trans­porta­tion. I can’t wait to hear our ac­cep­tance speech if we win; I bet it will be weird.

Tues­day: “Most Ex­treme Air­ports” 7 p.m., His­tory: OK, I think we’re scrap­ing the bot­tom of the “ex­treme” bar­rel.

“Down­fall” 8 p.m., ABC: Sea­son one wraps up with con­tes­tants and prizes hurled over the side of a sky­scraper.

“Cup­cake Wars” 8 p.m., Food: Tonight fea­tures cup­cakes made to raise aware­ness for a cause. I’ll bet the cause is not obe­sity.

“PBS Pre­views: Cir­cus” 10:30 p.m., PBS: Check out this sneak peak of the fas­ci­nat­ing 6-hour doc­u­men­tary se­ries ex­plor­ing life be­hind

the big top.

“Dead­li­est Catch: Cap­tain Phil Trib­ute” 9 p.m., Dis­cov­ery: This spe­cial episode salutes the show’s Capt. Phil Har­ris, who died in Fe­bru­ary

Wed­nes­day: “Con­fes­sions: An­i­mal Hoard­ing” 8 p.m., An­i­mal Planet: I’m dis­ap­pointed. I thought this new se­ries was go­ing to be about an­i­mals with hoard­ing dis­or­ders, such as a Rot­tweiler who has 270 bones in his dog­house. In­stead it’s just about a man who has 30 cats.

“Amer­i­can Masters” 8 p.m., PBS: Out­law Merle Hag­gard, “the poet of the work­ing man,” is the sub­ject of this doc­u­men­tary fea­tur­ing Kris Kristof­fer­son, Keith Richards and Tanya Tucker.

Thurs­day: “Ace of Cakes” 9 p.m., Food: A “Knight Rider”in­spired cake is baked. Then David Has­sel­hoff stum­bles and falls onto it.

“Live from the Artist’s Den” 9 p.m., PBS: Singer­song­writer David Gray per­forms from New York City’s Broad Street Ball­room.

Fri­day: “Fri­day Night Lights” 7 p.m., NBC: The Lions lack fo­cus and Tami finds her­self em­broiled in con­tro­versy, while Vince tries to get out of a deal.

“Whale Wars” 8 p.m., An­i­mal Planet: The Bob Barker de­vel­ops a leak. Stop gig­gling; it’s a ship.

“Eureka” 8 p.m., Syfy: Anger be­comes con­ta­gious and the en­tire town mo­bi­lizes to keep Mel Gib­son out.

Satur­day: “Dogs vs. Cats” 7 p.m., An­i­mal Planet: The age-old de­bate is waged here … cats — worse than dogs or much worse than dogs?

Sun­day: “Food Net­work Chal­lenge” 7 p.m., Food Net­work: Para­nor­mal cakes are cre­ated. I love things that go “yum” in the night.

“Mad Men” 9 p.m., AMC: A fast-paced Sea­son 4 opener finds Don strug­gling to toot his own horn, Pete and Peggy en­gag­ing in ques­tion­able stunts be­hind his back, dif­fi­cult clients and po­ten­tial new love in­ter­ests.

“My Boys” 9 p.m., TBS: Sea­son 4 kicks off with the search for a new poker buddy.

Mike Yarish AMC

Don (Jon Hamm) is hav­ing trou­ble at home and at the of­fice in the sea­son opener of ‘Mad Men,’ 9 p.m. Sun­day on AMC.

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