Aug. 17 TV Picks: ‘The Great Food Truck Race’ Season 5
TV picks for Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, include “The Great Food Truck Race” on Food Network, “Being Poirot” on KCTS and “Falling Skies” on TNT.
Tonight in Prime Time
‘The Great Food Truck Race’
It’s Season 5 of this fun, mobile culinary competition. Eight new teams start in Santa Barbara, Calif., and head across the country in hopes of winning the grand prize ($50,000 and a new food truck). Tyler Florence is the host. Season premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, on the Food Network.
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Also on Sunday
“MLB Baseball,” 10 a.m. (ROOT): Seattle Mariners at Detroit Tigers (Live).
“American Ninja Warrior,” 7 p.m. (NBC): The top 30 competitors tackle the Miami finals course.
“Big Brother,” 8:01 p.m. (CBS): The two new heads of households move into their rooms and nominate two house guests for elimination; battle of the block competition.
“Being Poirot,” 9 p.m. (KCTS): After 25 years of playing the character, David Suchet attempts to unravel the mysterious appeal of detective Hercule Poirot; behind-the-scenes and on-set footage of the final show; host Stanley Tucci.
“The Harvey Girls” (1946), 9 p.m. (TCM): A mail-order bride stops in a frontier gambler’s town to work as a waitress.
“Falling Skies,” 10:01 p.m. (TNT): Tom and a team follow the Volm to a supply cache in search of equipment; Maggie and Ben grow closer as he teaches her about her new skills; Pope and Sara continue to clash.
The New York Times