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Wednesday, June 29
9 Months That Made You
Discover the thrilling story of how we all were made, from the moment of conception to the moment of birth 280 days later. Follow the gestation process, the most exquisite biological choreography found in nature. In tonight’s episode, explore how a fertilized egg progresses through various embryonic stages until an unmistakably human form takes shape in the womb.
Shark Week 2016
Discovery Channel, 9pm
Two new Shark Week specials air tonight: Deadliest Sharks, a search for the rare oceanic whitetip shark; and Sharks vs. Dolphins: Face Off, which looks at the true nature of the relationship between these two masters of the sea.
Skin Wars: “Last Looks”
The season-long search for a body-painting champion comes to an end in the finale, “Last Looks.” The finalists must undertake their most challenging pieces yet, making their naked models both stand out and disappear in a setting of their own creation.
Mike Brewer and Edd China go much too fast when they find a little red Corvette for an all-American makeover on the season premiere of Wheeler Dealers. Mike and Edd going back and forth about the definition of a “real” sports car, and Edd favors the nimble car while Mike feels the need for speed. Mike’s desire to put the pedal to the metal wins out when he finds a beautiful, classic 1968 Corvette C3 near Houston, Texas.
The Night Shift: “Get Busy Livin’/Hot in the City”
A college coed falls from a balcony, and once she is in the ER, TC (Eoin Macken) and Paul (Robert Bailey Jr.) find that her situation is even more complex. Meanwhile, Jordan (Jill Flint) bonds with a terminal patient who teaches her some important lessons about living.
Two new singles — David and Natalie — drop their preconceived notions of romance (and their pants) as contestants vie for their affections while completely starkers. This may be the one time we’d suggest skipping a preliminary coffee date. Spillage could be painful.
American Gothic: “Jack-in-the-Pulpit”
In the new episode “Jack-in-the-Pulpit,” after tragedy strikes the Hawthorne family, Cam (Justin Chatwin), Tessa (Megan Ketch) and Alison (Juliet Rylance) seek an explanation for the silver bells they found in the shed, while Garrett (Antony Starr) plans an explosive public announcement about a family secret.
Royal Pains: “The Good News Is …”
USA Network, 10pm
Tonight’s special musical episode features guest stars Christine Ebersole and Cloris Leachman. When Ms. Newberg’s (Ebersole) lifelong best friend, Annette (Leachman), visits the Hamptons, she begins seeing every situation around her as a musical number. While Hank (Mark Feuerstein) attempts to diagnose what is wrong with her, everyone at HankMed bursts into song and dance.
Multi-hyphenate producers, actresses and writers Erin and Sara Foster satirize the reality TV genre by exploring the endless hypocrisy of Hollywood wealth and fame. Celebrity cameos this season include Chris Martin, Chelsea Handler, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Zach Braff, Kate Upton, Cindy Crawford, Brooke Burke, Dr. Phil, Ali Larter, Lauren London and Joey Fatone.
Thursday, June 30
Soccer: UEFA Euro, Quarterfinal
ESPN2, 2:30pm Live
The final eight teams in the UEFA Euro 2016 soccer tournament enter the quarterfinal round beginning with today’s match in Marseilles, France. ESPN2 and ESPN combine to televise all four games through July 3.
Arsenio Hall and Kelsea Ballerini host this six-episode series that features hitmakers from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. Each episode will highlight a five-year period celebrating the biggest hits from that era, with iconic artists taking the stage and performing the hits that defined the time.
North Woods Law: “Excuses, Excuses”
Animal Planet, 9pm
As hunting season heats up in Maine, the game wardens use both humans and technology to gather information while protecting the great outdoors. Warden Blanchard catches an intentional violator red-handed, while Wardens Carter and McBrine exercise a search warrant on a poacher they’ve had run-ins with in the past.
Shark Week 2016
Discovery Channel, 9pm
Check out two new Shark Week specials tonight: Nuclear Sharks visits the Bikini Atoll to explore a marine environment once destroyed by nuclear testing during the Cold War; Jungle Shark visits Costa Rica to learn why young bull sharks swim up the Serena River, and how they avoid crocodiles that live there.
Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge: “Spartan vs. Ninja”
Six new teams compete on the most grueling obstacle course ever made.
Thirteen, Part 2
BBC America, 10pm
After abductee Ivy (Jodie Comer) is reunited with her family, tensions rise as Ivy begins to drop unsettling hints about her life in captivity. Also, the police discover that Ivy’s story conflicts with surveillance footage of her and her abductor at a shopping mall.
Denis Leary is back as Johnny Rock for a 10-episode second season of comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, following the adventures of Johnny’s dysfunctional rock ’n’ roll family: Gigi (Elizabeth Gillies), Flash (John Corbett), Ava (Elaine Hendrix), Bam Bam (Robert Kelly) and Rehab (John Ales).
Aquarius: “Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey”
Internal Affairs turns up the heat on Hodiak (David Duchovny), but a tragedy interrupts the investigation. Meanwhile, Dennis Wilson’s (Andy Favreau) courtship with Emma (Emma Dumont) ignites jealousy in Manson (Gethin Anthony).
Queen of the South: “Cuarenta Minutos”
USA Network, 10pm
Teresa has to prove her worth to Camila. Meanwhile, Epifanio gets closer in his hunt for Teresa, and back in Mexico, Brenda desperately tries to find Teresa and hide from the cartel.