Hit and Run (R) Dax Shepard co-wrote and co-directed this road comedy about a retired getaway driver (Shepard) who busts out of the Witness Protection Program to drive his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) to Los Angeles for a job interview.
The Apparition (PG-13) This horror movie about a pair of college students (Ashley Greene and Sebastian Stan) followed home by a ghostly presence they conjure in a school lab is apparently so scary its not being screened for critics.
Cosmopolis (R) David Cronenberg directs this adaptation of the Don DeLillo novel about a tycoon (Robert Pattinson) who takes a limo ride across New York City to get a haircut.
Premium Rush (PG-13) Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a Manhattan bicycle messenger trying to deliver a package that has drawn the attention of a murderous cop (Michael Shannon).
Celeste and Jesse Forever (R) A couple (Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg) heading toward an amicable divorce vow to keep their friendship going no matter what.
Copper (10 p.m. Sunday, BBC America) A police drama with a twist: Its set in the New York City of 1864, when professional law enforcement was just emerging. But dont worry, the Brits hired a certified colonist Barry Levinson of Good Morning Vietnam and Rain Man fame to produce.
Abandoned (9 p.m. Wednesday, National Geographic) Scavengers sift through the rubble of old buildings! They find stuff! Like, two chairs that were once in a beer commercial! A really big flagpole! Look, what do you want from me? Its August.
The American Bible Challenge (8 p.m. Thursday, GSN) Jeff Foxworthy emcees a Bible quiz show. Finally, something without gratuitous sex or violence. Though Im less sure about a proposed spin-off, The Real Housewives of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Fatal Honeymoon (8 p.m. Saturday, Lifetime) This cute young couple from Alabama goes on a honeymoon in Australia, and then, youd never guess whoops, dont want to spoil the surprise. But note that the name of the show is not Really Sweet Honeymoon Where Everybody Lives Happily Ever After.
Let Miami Herald TV critic Glenn Garvin program your TiVo! Just click on his best bets for the week at www3.tivo.com/tivo-tco/mix/index.do