TV This Week Sept. 8 - 14: 'Burn Notice' on USA

TV This Week Sept. 8 - 14: 'Burn Notice' on USA
Jeffrey Donovan stars in the series finale of "Burn Notice" on USA. (Glenn Watson / USA)

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It takes two septuagenarians (Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid) to rekindle a romance begun several decades earlier in new six-part drama "Last Tango in Halifax." 8 p.m. KOCE

The visuals are intense (and in tents) as acrobats, aerialists and clowns ply their trades in the 2012 fantasy "Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away." 8 p.m. Epix

With apologies to Jonathan Swift: Ms. Ray and Mr. Fieri return with "a modest proposal" in the form of "Rachael vs. Guy Kids Cook-Off." 8 p.m. Food

Make room for Nucky! Steve Buscemi is back in business as the Prohibition-era crime boss on the fourth-season premiere of "Boardwalk Empire." 9 p.m. HBO


Got a second? How 'bout a million of 'em? That's just enough time to take part in "The Million Second Quiz," a new multi-night game-show event hosted by Ryan Seacrest. 8 p.m. NBC

You're never too old: Octogenarians, nonagenarians, etc., travel to China to take part in an over-80 ping-pong tournament on a new "POV." 10 p.m. KOCE

Woof, woof, woof?!! Either we've traveled back to the early 1990s, or "The Arsenio Hall Show" is returning after a two-decade absence. 11 p.m. KTLA


Wanna bet? "Money Talks" and you-know-what walks in this new docu-series about the high-stakes world of sports gambling. 6 and 9 p.m. CNBC

She made quite a "racquet" in the tennis world way back when, and now Billie Jean King's greatness is attested to by the likes of Gloria Steinem, Chris Evert and Venus and Serena Williams on a new "American Masters." 8 p.m. KOCE

Courageous canines that helped rescue survivors from the ruins of the World Trade Center are saluted in "Hero Dogs of 9/11." 8 p.m. Animal Planet

They shall take up serpents: Members of a religious sect engage in practices that would give herpetologists pause in the new docu-series "Snake Salvation." 9 and 9:30 p.m. National Geographic

Jax (Charlie Hunnam) continues his crusade to steer his club from illicit to legit on the return of the biker drama "Sons of Anarchy." 10 p.m. FX


Britney's been and gone, so Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato will be joined by Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio at the judges' table on the two-night season premiere of "The X Factor." 8 p.m. Fox ; also Thu.

"The 9/11 Firehouse" offers firsthand accounts from the first of the FDNY's first responders to arrive at the World Trade Center on that fateful day 12 years ago. 8 p.m. Discovery

Two chefs enter, one "MasterChef" leaves on the season finale of the Gordon Ramsay-hosted culinary competition." 9 p.m. Fox

A new "Nova" tells the story of the 104-story "Ground Zero Supertower" being built on the sight of the fallen Twin Towers in lower Manhattan. 9 p.m. KOCE

Hail to the chiefs of staff: Former White House insiders share their insights on the demands of that particular position in the two-part special "The Presidents' Gatekeepers." 9 p.m. Discovery; also Thu.

Recent advances in neuroscience and their potential impact on the criminal justice system are illuminated via staged courtroom proceedings in the two-part series "Brains on Trial With Alan Alda." 10 p.m. KOCE

"Too Young to Marry?" Decide for yourself when modern-day Romeos and Juliets share their true-life love stories in this new four-part docu-series. 10 p.m. Oxygen

Shoplifters of the world, beware: Security experts are out to put the kibosh on the old "five-finger discount" in the reality series "Thieves, Inc." 10:30 p.m. Food


Young singers and dancers hope they'll make the grade at "Fame High" in this 2012 documentary about the L.A. County High School for the Arts. 7 p.m. Showtime

Michael, we hardly knew ye: After seven seasons, our hero (Jeffrey Donovan) undertakes one last mission on the series finale of the Miami-set action drama "Burn Notice." 9 p.m. USA


Far out! From the creator of "The Powerpuff Girls" comes "Wander Over Yonder," featuring the voices of "30 Rock's" Jack McBrayer and "SpongeBob's" Tom Kenny. 9 p.m. Disney

Rock on, gold dust woman: Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks shares the stage with country-music trio Lady Antebellum on a new "CMT Crossroads." 10 p.m. and midnight CMT

Whither Audrey? That's the big mystery on the season premiere of the supernatural drama "Haven." Emily Rose and Eric Balfour star. 10 p.m. Syfy


Canceled by Fox after 25 seasons, "Cops" transfers to cable TV with all-new episodes. Now sing along with us: "Bad boys, bad boys, watcha gonna do?" 8 p.m. Spike

Till death do they part, indeed: A small-town minister is suspected of murdering his wife in the new thriller "Sins of the Preacher." Gail O'Grady stars. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Would you take a quarter for that? Lori Loughlin hunts for bargains, as well as clues to a rash of robberies, in the new TV movie "Garage Sale Mystery." 9 p.m. Hallmark

unts for bargains, as well as clues to a rash of robberies, in the new TV movie

"Garage Sale Mystery."

9 p.m. Hallmark