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Monday's TV Highlights: It's the end of 'The Great American Road Trip!'

August 24, 2009 |  9:43 am

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 Dr. O'Hara's (Eve Best, left) mother is admitted to the hospital on a new episode of 'Nurse Jackie' at 10:30 p.m. on Showtime. Starring Edie Falco.


SERIES

The Fresh Beat Band: The new musical series premieres (noon Nickelodeon).

The Great American Road Trip: Tempers fly during the last leg of the lengthy journey on the way to the California coast, where one clan will claim the grand prize on the season finale (8 p.m. NBC).

The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Amy tries to keep Ben's attention, and Grace makes an impression on Adrian (8 p.m. ABC Family).

Bait Car: Hidden cameras and satellite tracking devices document vehicle thefts in this new unscripted, caught-in-the-act series (8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tru).

Dating in the Dark: In the season finale, participants go through each other's luggage (9 p.m. ABC).

History Detectives: Historians inspect a miniature painting that may depict George Washington (9 p.m. KCET).

Intervention: Gloria, a 53-year-old cancer survivor, uses her cooking and charm to manipulate her family into letting her drink as much as she wants (9 p.m. A&E).

Make It or Break It: The girls compete in Boston for a spot on the national gymnastics team in the season finale (9 p.m. ABC Family).

Out of Egypt: Kara Cooney examines relics from all over the world in this new series (9 p.m. Discovery). A second new episode follows at 10.

The Closer: When a woman is stabbed to death by someone wearing a ninja outfit, a detective arrives from El Paso, investigating a similar crime (9 p.m. TNT).

The Rachel Zoe Project: Rachel and her team work to secure red-carpet gowns for actresses Anne Hathaway, Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore, Debra Messing and Eva Mendes (10 p.m. Bravo).

Clash of the Gods: Archaeologists uncover clues that a real place inspired the myth of the Minotaur, a man with the head of a bull, who lived in a labyrinth (10 p.m. History).

MOVIES

Nothing Sacred: Carole Lombard sparkles as a woman thought to be dying of radiation poisoning when a newspaper brings her to the Big Apple as part of a publicity stunt in this 1937 screwball comedy. Fredric March and Charles Winninger also star (3:45 p.m. TCM).

Princess Protection Program: In this 2009 TV movie, a princess stays with a covert agent. Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato star (8 p.m. Disney).

Which Way Home: Children in Mexico are followed as they try to cross into the United States in this new documentary (9 p.m. HBO).

SPORTS

Little League baseball: World Series Pool Play: Germany vs. Mexico (9 a.m. ESPN2); Japan vs. Venezuela (11 a.m. ESPN). Mercer Island (Wash.) vs. Warner Robins (Ga.) (1 p.m. ESPN); Curacao vs. Saudi Arabia (3 p.m. ESPN2); Staten Island (N.Y.) vs. Urbandale (Iowa) (5 p.m. ESPN2).

Soccer: Liverpool vs. Aston Villa (11:52 a.m. ESPN2).

NFL preseason football: The Jets visit the Baltimore Ravens (5 p.m. ESPN).

Baseball: The Detroit Tigers visit the Angels (7 p.m. FSN).

  Photo: Ken Regan / Showtime

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