PopWatch Planner: Matt Damon fights in 'Elysium,' 'The Bachelorette' finale, The Civil Wars return, and more

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Ah, the first full week of August is upon thee! Let’s see what pop culture has in store for us this week.

MONDAY

The Bachelorette, 8 p.m., ABC

After last week’s shocking twist, who will Desiree choose in this epic, two-part season finale?

TUESDAY

The Civil Wars, The Civil Wars

EW‘s Nick Catucci gave the folk-band’s sophomore effort a solid B+. If you’re in the mood for some beautiful harmonies and haunting lyrics, then pick up The Civil Wars today. Listen to their lead single, “The One That Got Away”:

WEDNESDAY

Big Brother, 8 p.m., CBS

It’s had racist housemates, homophobic contestants, showmances, romances and more, and it looks like everyone’s favorite summer reality show isn’t going to quit now. Tune in to see what happens next.

THURSDAY

Poisoned Politics by Maggie Sefton

The latest novel in the Molly Malone series comes out today. See what Malone is up to in a city full of political tension.

FRIDAY

Elysium opens in theaters

Expectations are high for director Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to the 2009 smash District 9. This time, Matt Damon and Jodie Foster suit up for a battle between the haves and the haves not. See the trailer below:

SATURDAY

We’re the Millers in theaters

Jennifer Aniston and Saturday Night Live alum Jason Sudeikis star in this comedy about a pot dealer who puts together a fake family in order to smuggle drugs across the Mexican border. Obviously, hijinks ensue. Check out the trailer below:

SUNDAY

Real Housewives of New Jersey, 8 p.m., Bravo

They might have made up last week, but everyone knows that apologies aren’t forever. Tune in to see if the Gorga-Giudice clan has actually put their past behind them.

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