TV Watch List: Monday, August 1

Who will Ashley Hebert choose on the season finale of "The Bachelorette"?

‘The Bachelorette’
REALITY. Who’s taking bets that perpetual bad decision-maker Ashley Hebert decides to choose neither construction manager J.P., nor winemaker Ben F. for her manufactured happily ever after, but that lout Bentley will somehow return for her final rose?
Season finale, 8 p.m., ABC

‘Moby Dick’
MINI-SERIES. Ethan Hawke stars as Starbuck to William Hurt’s Captain Ahab, solidifying Hawke’s career as a sort of movie CliffsNotes to the classics — including “Great Expectations,” “Hamlet” and “White Fang.”
Premiere, 8 p.m., Encore

‘Bad Girls Club’
REALITY. Because sometimes you just need a reminder that there is way more crazy out there in the world than you could ever possibly manage.
Season premiere, 9 p.m., Oxygen

‘Koran by Heart’
FILM. Muslims memorize the Koran — over 600 pages of it — to take part in the International Holy Koran Competition in Cairo. Meanwhile, some of us have a hard time remembering our gym locker combinations.
9 p.m., HBO


OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…


Mets mascot Mr. Met target of Bill Clinton…

Mets mascot Mr. Met has told how he ended up in the crosshairs of a Secret Service sniper rifle. The man behind the Mr. Met…


Jews in eastern Ukraine ordered to register, Kerry…

Secretary of State John Kerry condemned reports that Jews in eastern Ukraine had been ordered to register with the authorities "or suffer the consequences."


Chelsea Clinton pregnant with first child

Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with her first child.


'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…


Review: 'Transcendence' is not stupid but sometimes lacks…

The cyberthriller "Transcendence" explores artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and other ethical quandaries, but has too much ambition, if anything.


Dick Wolf to bring fictionalized world of 'Law…

A&E has ordered a pilot called "D.O.A." from "Law and Order" mastermind Dick Wolf that will focus on real detectives reexamining cold cases. A trio…


Shane West talks WGN America's 'Salem'

The actor on history lessons, a new network and showing his butt.


MLB video highlights: Red Sox score two in…

Lester shines in Red Sox win over White Sox


2014 Boston Marathon preview: Elite American, International runners…

2014 Boston Marathon: Elite American, International runners to watch


2014 NBA Finals odds: Ranking which playoff teams…

2014 NBA Finals odds: Ranking which playoff teams have the best shot at a championship. The Thunder, Clippers, Heat and Rockets lead the way.


2014 Patriots, full NFL schedule release date announced

2014 Patriots, full NFL schedule release date announced


Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.


Why is dance cardio taking off in NYC?

Instructors at some of the city's hottest classes explain why.


Earth Day travel in the Florida Keys

See why this eco-friendly destination deserves your attention.


Sorry, Facebook — FarmVille goes mobile with 'Country…

Zynga has released a version of the hit "FarmVille" tailored for smartphones and tablets in the hope of reaping a bumper crop of players.