TV picks for June 26: "King of the Grill,” "Big Brother,” "How to Live With Your Parents”

  • Updated: June 25, 2013 - 1:47 PM

“Big Brother” host Julie Chen.

I’ll drink to that

Can you believe it’s the 15th season premiere of “Big Brother” (7 p.m., WCCO, Ch. 4) — and you’re still watching? The only way this embarrassing exercise is going to die is if you turn off your TV, go outside and walk to the nearest dive bar. You’ll get pretty much the same brand of entertainment.

Parents just don’t understand

It was OK while it lasted. “How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)” (8:30 p.m., KSTP, Ch. 5) was worth checking out, if only for the top-flight cast that boasted Sarah Chalke, Brad Garrett and Elizabeth Perkins, but the jokes never really clicked, which is why this is the series finale.

Smoke ’em if you got ’em

The only people who appear to enjoy barbecuing as much as Minnesotans are cable executives. The latest special, “King of the Grill” (9 p.m., Discovery), introduces us to Houston’s Ritch Robin as he builds elaborate smokers for demanding clients. Is anyone else getting hungry?

Neal Justin

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