By Bryan Alexander Tom Gliatto and Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna
Updated August 28, 2006 12:00 PM

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO, Aug. 25, 11 p.m. ET) A new season of satire and commentary from a man who just never seems content with this happy world.

Meerkat Manor (Animal Planet, Aug. 25, 8 p.m. ET) Finale of the epic saga about a colony of mongooses—The Forsyte Saga with light brown fur. A second installment starts in the fall.

Teen Choice 2006 (FOX, Aug. 20, 8 p.m. ET) Jessica Simpson and Dane Cook are the hosts, and Rihanna will sing—ooh, and Jessica’s ex, Nick Lachey, is a nominee. Star fight?!

Psych (USA, Aug. 25, 10 p.m. ET) Season finale for the detective series that happens to be one of cable’s summer hits. Same night: season finale for Emmy-nominated Monk too.

Treasure Hunters (NBC, Aug. 21, 9 p.m. ET) Wrap-up for the reality adventure show with clues buried in American history.