What Else is On? March 19-25, 2014

Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge (Photo: SyFy)
Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge (Photo: SyFy)

New premieres this week include Save My BakeryThe 100American Dream Builders, and Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. Here’s what else is on.

Wednesday, March 19

Baked goods establishments are the latest to get the intervention treatment on the new Food Network series Save My Bakery. In tonight’s premiere, we learn how sprinkles are enough to woo college students. Really? The show starts at 8pm.

Take one part Battlestar Gallactica and one part After Earth and you may get the CW’s new sci-fi post-apocalyptic drama The 100. About a century after nuclear armageddon, the lone survivors of Earth have to free up some space in the station orbiting the planet. So they send about 100 juvenile delinquents back down to the surface to see if things are…okay. See what happens at 9pm.

Sunday, March 23

Hey…do you like Nate Berkus? And Extreme Makeover: Home Edition? NBC has a new competition series combining those two elements called American Dream Builders. Two teams compete to renovate similar houses in a neighborhood. Whose rehab will reign supreme? The show starts at 8pm.

Monday, March 24

National Geographic has a new fun-sounding game-like shows debuting Monday. None of the Above quizzes the viewer on what to expect when presented with various experiments. Will the ping pong balls explode, collapse, spin around, or none of the above? Find out at 9pm.

Tuesday, March 25

PBS has a new five-part documentary series called Story of the Jews premiering Wednesday. The first two parts will feature the origins of the Hebrew bible 3000 years ago up until the challenges faced in medieval Europe. The episodes are scheduled to start at 8pm, but check your local listings.

10 puppet designers get to play in the ultimate workspace in the new competition series Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge. The first test will have the contestants creating undersea creatures. The show starts on SyFy at 10pm.

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  • Aaron Mucciolo

    Wait, did you say sprinkles? Where?