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Saturday, July 16: Summer Lovin’ on Hello World!

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Saturday, July 16

Hello World!
Discovery Channel, 8pm
In “Summer Wild,” the first of tonight’s back-to-back episodes, Steven Tyler’s song “Red, White & You” is used to help show how several North American animals like to spend their summer vacation. Then, in “Crazy Love,” Ellie Goulding’s “Something in the Way You Move” sets the backdrop for an episode that shows the lengths some creatures go to attract a mate.

Angel From Hell
CBS, beginning at 8pm
CBS continues airing canceled comedy Angel From Hell with back-to-back episodes tonight. In “Funsgiving,” Allison (Maggie Lawson) and her family have a “Funsgiving” alternative Thanksgiving celebration. Then in “The Flask,” Allison helps Amy (Jane Lynch) find a job.

A Perfect Christmas
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Original Film!
Newlyweds Steve (Dillon Casey) and Cynthia (Susie Abromeit) are celebrating their first Christmas together and invite their families to join them for the holidays. But when Steve is laid off just before Christmas and Cynthia discovers she’s pregnant, they both keep their news a secret in hopes that the celebration runs smoothly. Erin Gray also stars.

The American West: “The Big Killing”
AMC, 10pm
Billy the Kid seeks to avenge a friend’s death. Wyatt Earp questions his future as a lawman. Jesse James reemerges from years in hiding.

Sunday, July 17

Kids’ Choice Sports 2016
Nickelodeon, 8pm
Russell Wilson returns to host the annual celebration of everything that kids and families love about sports. The night will feature the world’s biggest and best athletes, outrageous competitions, unique categories and — of course — epic slimings.

Preacher: “El Valero”
AMC, 9pm
Jesse (Dominic Cooper) engages in a fierce gun battle with Quincannon (Jackie Earle Haley) and the Meat Men to protect his church. Tulip (Ruth Negga) tries to save a friend.

The Hunt: “Hide and Seek — Jungles”
BBC America, 9pm
This episode follows tigers, harpy eagles, chimpanzees, army ants and other predators as they rise to the challenge of hunting within the forest, a dense, confusing, three-dimensional world in which even finding prey is a maddening task. Forests cover one-third of the land surface, and concealed within are over half of the species on Earth.

Starz, 9pm
Season Premiere!
Season 3 finds James St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) as the owner of new nightclubs, out of the drug game, and in a rekindled relationship with his first love, Angela (Lela Loren) — the assistant U.S. attorney sworn to bring him to justice. But just as they begin to believe James’ past criminal persona of “Ghost” may finally be behind them, they are forced to face the consequences of running from a life in which no one gets away clean. James’ estranged best friend Tommy (Joseph Sikora) has just reunited with his newly returned love, Holly (Lucy Walters), but he must attempt to not only rebuild Lobos’ (Enrique Murciano) devastated drug organization, but also to kill Ghost — turning brother against brother.

Ride With Norman Reedus: “The Keys With Peter Fonda”
AMC, 10pm
Season Finale!
Peter Fonda — writer, producer and star of the iconic biker film Easy Rider — joins Norman for a Floridian adventure from Naples to Key West.

HBO, 10pm
Season Premiere!
Andy Garcia joins the cast as Andre, a big-deal Miami money manager who presents a serious challenge to Dwayne Johnson’s Spencer Strasmore and Rob Corddry’s Joe Krutel as they try to grow the sports division of Anderson Financial. “Spencer has a personal beef with [Andre] and wants to take him down,” Corddry explains. “That’s basically the arc of the whole season. [But] I always had an admiration for this guy, no matter how sleazy he is. It becomes a huge thing.”

VH1, 10pm Live
New Series!
CNN commentator and BET News host Marc Lamont Hill anchors a weekly series delivering VH1’s pop culture spin on the hottest entertainment news and gossip.
Hill will also dish on pop culture with some of VH1’s biggest stars to get exclusive, behind-the-scenes buzz from VH1’s top rated shows.

Vice Principals
HBO, 10:30pm
New Series!
Danny McBride and Walton Goggins play rival vice principals who compete for their school’s top job when the principal retires. And to play the outgoing administrator, the dark comedy went all-in, enlisting comedy legend Bill Murray for the hilarious cameo. Goggins says of the experience, “It became very sobering for me by starting out this entire experience standing 2 feet away against the god of all comedians for most actors, Bill Murray. I just couldn’t stop smiling.” And when Goggins got the giggles, Murray gifted him with a jewel of advice, saying, “Here’s the golden rule: You don’t @#$% up another person’s take by laughing.”

Life’s a Beach
Travel Channel, 11pm
New Series!
This series celebrates the real stories of people who left their normal lives behind to pursue an everlasting beach paradise.