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Thursday, June 28: The Final Three Queens Compete for the ‘Rupaul’s Drag Race’ Crown

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Thursday, June 28

RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1, 8pm
Season Finale!

It all comes down to the final three queens. Who will win? Who will sashay away? And exactly how much shade will be thrown and tea spilled when the Season 10 divas reunite?

Soccer: FIFA World Cup
FOX & FS1, beginning at 10am Live

The FIFA World Cup Group Stage comes to a conclusion today with the final matches for Groups G and H: Senegal vs. Colombia (FOX), Japan vs. Poland (FS1), England vs. Belgium (FOX) and Panama vs. Tunisia (FS1). Network designations are subject to change.

The Gong Show
ABC, 8pm

Tonight’s acts include a dog who can definitely be taught new tricks, a unicyclist who climbs to new heights, a human hamster who rolls inside a giant wheel — and the return of the Virtuoso, who plays his odd instrument in space. Tony Hale, Will Arnett and Regina Hall judge.

Alone in the Game
Audience Network, 8pm

When soccer player Robbie Rogers of the MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy came out of the closet in 2013, he thought other LGBTQ athletes would follow. Unfortunately, as this feature-length doc explains, of the current 4,696 pro athletes in America, there are zero openly gay players in the major leagues. “There was a moment where there was a lot of progress, and then it felt like we went backward,” says Rogers, who’s now retired. What’s the holdup? Within the tight-knit environment of team sports, he says, athletes “think that by coming out, they’re going to be ostracized from that family.”

Little Big Shots: “Steveosaurus Rex”
NBC, 8pm

This week, viewers meet a 5-year-old librarian, a dinosaur expert, a talented young country singer, a 9-year-old champion log roller, a Rubik’s Cube expert and an extraordinary pair of gymnasts.

Match Game
ABC, 9pm

Tonight’s celebrity panel includes Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Jenifer Lewis (black-ish), James Van Der Beek (Pose), Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Anthony Anderson (black-ish) and Kate Flannery (The Office).

Marlon: “Keepin’ It 100”
NBC, 9pm

Marlon (Marlon Wayans) decides to buy the house he has been renting since the separation. While prepping for the sale, he and Ashley (Essence Atkins) decide that they no longer have to follow the politics of marriage and tell white lies to keep each other happy. They can be totally honest with each other. Yvette (Bresha Webb) and Stevie (Diallo Riddle) get involved, but the plan eventually backfires when they realize you can be too honest. Another new episode follows.

Queen of the South: “El Colgado”
USA Network, 9pm

On the run from hitmen in Malta, Teresa (Alice Braga) is helped by an old friend, whose intentions are anything but clear.

Take Two
ABC, 10pm

Moonlighting fans, it may have taken nearly 30 years, but your prayers have been answered. The heir apparent to that 1985-89 hit has arrived in the form of Take Two, another dramedy about two polar-opposite crime solvers with a major case of the hots for each other. Rachel Bilson (The O.C., Hart of Dixie) stars as Sam Swift, a sunny TV star fresh out of rehab who starts shadowing gumshoe Eddie Valetik (Eddie Cibrian) to research a potential comeback role. On last week’s premiere, the duo discovered — much to their mutual surprise — they make a bang-up team.

CMT Crossroads
CMT, 10pm

Take it outside! The Nashville-based music mashup series pairs Grammy-nominated R&B artist Leon Bridges with upstart country singer-songwriter Luke Combs for an open-air concert downtown.

Shooter: “Red Meat”
USA Network, 10pm

Bob Lee (Ryan Phillippe) visits a local prison for answers about his dad’s murder. Julie (Shantel VanSanten) takes a job helping the family lawyer. Nadine (Cynthia Addai-Robinson) and Isaac (Omar Epps) grab Harris Downey (Jesse Bradford), who knows more about Atlas than he realizes.

Friday, June 29

A Very English Scandal
Amazon

Hugh Grant stars in this shocking true story as Jeremy Thorpe, a political wunderkind who led the British Liberal Party in the 1970s and became the first British politician to stand trial for conspiracy to murder. The story presents Thorpe’s tumultuous and clandestine relationship with Norman Scott (Ben Whishaw) — a stable hand and sometime model. After the relationship ends badly, and Scott threatens to expose Thorpe as a homosexual — thus destroying his reputation, marriage and political career — Thorpe schemes to silence his ex-lover for good.

GLOW
Netflix
Season Premiere!

The wrestling is harder, the stakes are higher and the hair is even bigger in Season 2 of this ’80s-set series, which follows the women of GLOW as they become local celebrities and confront the good, the bad and the ugly realities of their newfound fame. As Ruth (Alison Brie) and Debbie (Betty Gilpin) settle into the day-to-day of making a season of TV together, they confront lingering issues at the heart of their friendship. Sam (Marc Maron) is still Sam, but now he has a teenage daughter living with him and 20 episodes to churn out.

Nailed It!
Netflix
Season Premiere!

Admit it: You love it when baking show contestants fail spectacularly — when the fondant falls apart, the marzipan melts and the cookie crumbles. Those delicious disasters are the key to the popularity of Netflix’s Nailed It!, a twisted competition in which amateurs try to re-create impossibly complicated confections, to hilarious effect. To see the results of the unicorn cake challenge — one of the new episodes streaming today — is to know the meaning of diminishing returns.

Quantico: “Deep Cover”
ABC, 8pm

Two not-so-surprising but always interesting things happen on the thriller tonight: Black-ops agent Alex Parrish (Priyanka Chopra) goes undercover, and her life is in danger. This time, she’s after an American military contractor (C.J. Wilson) who may be collaborating with an enemy on the sly.

Masters of Illusion
The CW, 8pm
Season Premiere!

Dean Cain hosts this stunning series where cutting-edge illusionists and escape artists perform astounding feats of magic that will stun the studio audience and at-home viewers.

Basketball: BIG3
FOX, 8pm Live

FOX Sports presents coverage of BIG3 — the premier half-court, 3-on-3 basketball league showcasing basketball’s greatest players — from the United Center in Chicago.

12 Monkeys: “Daughters/Demons/One Minute More”
Syfy, 8pm

Three episodes air back-to-back. In “Daughters,” Jones (Barbara Sukowa) sends Hannah (Brooke Williams) back in time to 2007 on a personal mission that could be the key to everything. Then, in “Demons,” everything changes when the team finally climbs the steps and rings the bell in the Middle Ages. Finally, in “One Minute More,” it’s the beginning of the end as Cole (Aaron Stanford) and Cassie (Amanda Schull) embark on their final mission.

Live PD
A&E, 9pm

America’s ride-along reality series welcomes South Carolina deputy Addy Perez, who joins the studio team this weekend to analyze real-time police action in her own district, plus El Paso, Texas; Pasco County, Fla.; and more.

C.B. Strike: “The Silkworm, Part 2”
Cinemax, 10pm

In the conclusion of “The Silkworm,” Strike (Tom Burke) and Robin (Holliday Grainger) delve deeper into the hidden meanings and concealed secrets of the Bombyx Mori manuscript, scouring all corners of London’s literary world as they try to unmask the killer.

Great Performances: “Ellis Island: The Dream of America With Pacific Symphony”
PBS, 10pm

Experience Peter Boyer’s immersive musical story of Ellis Island immigrants through his Grammy-nominated orchestral score, accompanied by narration and visuals. Conducted by Carl St. Clair with readings by Barry Bostwick, Camryn Manheim and Michael Nouri.

Saturday, June 30

Soccer: FIFA World Cup, Round of 16
FOX, beginning at 10am Live

The single-elimination Round of 16 or “knockout stage” of the FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia begins today with two matches on FOX. The winner of Group C takes on the Group D runner-up, followed by the Group A winner vs. the second-place finisher in Group B. FOX and FS1 televise the Round of 16 through July 3.

NASCAR Xfinity Series: Overton’s 300
NBCSN, 3:30pm Live

The NASCAR Xfinity Series season shifts to NBC Sports as Elliott Sadler, Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell, Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric and other top drivers battle in the Overton’s 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

Major League Baseball
FOX, 7pm Live

FOX’s Saturday MLB regional game features the Boston Red Sox at the N.Y. Yankees, the Colorado Rockies at the L.A. Dodgers or the Atlanta Braves at the St. Louis Cardinals, depending on your local television market.

Ransom: “Promised Land/Semaphore”
CBS, 8pm

Rural Canada turns out to be an unexpectedly hostile place in the new episode “Promised Land.” Eric (Luke Roberts) becomes a captive while negotiating for the release of a couple being held hostage by illegal immigrants. Then, in “Semaphore,” Eric’s archnemesis Damien Delaine (Carlos Rota) brainwashes Evie (Morgan Kohan) and threatens to turn her into a murderer unless Eric helps him negotiate a high-stakes deal.

Taken: “Viceroy”
NBC, 8pm
Series Finale!

In mid-April, NBC quietly removed the second season of this series spun off from Luc Besson’s popular feature-film franchise from its Friday schedule, before bringing it back on Saturday nights in late May to air the remaining episodes. That did not bode well for the series’ renewal, and in fact the series was canceled in May. So tonight’s Season 2 finale will also be Taken’s series finale.

Sex, Lies & Murder
REELZ Channel, 10pm
New Series!

Love can make people do terrifying and unspeakable things, and this hourlong, true-crime series details actual cases of relationships where broken intimacy has led to murder. When the lies collapse and the love triangles are revealed, crimes of passion turn what should have been simple breakups into headline-grabbing, real-life stories with severe consequences.

2018 Summer Nights Preview Special
Hallmark Channel, 11pm

Can’t wait to see Hallmark Channel’s upcoming original romantic movies? The network’s got you covered. Alexa and Carlos PenaVega host this sneak peek and show clips of all five movies from the Summer Nights series, including Love on Safari starring Lacey Chabert (premieres July 28) and the PenaVegas’ own Love at Sea (Aug. 4).

Sunday, July 1

Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter
SundanceTV, 10am

This roundtable series features top stars of the year’s most buzzed-about films and TV series. Today’s episode focuses on comedy actresses and features the distinguished panel of Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon); Debra Messing, Will & Grace (NBC); Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish (ABC); Frankie Shaw, SMILF (Showtime); Drew Barrymore, Santa Clarita Diet (Netflix); and Molly Shannon, Divorce (HBO).

Charleston Chow
Cooking Channel, 12:30pm
New Series!

Get to know Nikki Anhalt and Sarah Adams, who run an experimental events business in Charleston, S.C. Sarah crafts their business’ delicious food, while Nikki brings their clients’ fun, creative and sometimes challenging asks to life. Follow along as the pair create immersive dinners and lavish events for their growing clientele.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Overton’s 400
NBCSN, 2:30pm Live

The 1.5-mile tri-oval at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., brings Monster Energy Cup stars Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., Clint Bowyer and others to compete in the Overton’s 400.

One Strange Rock: “Survival”
FOX, 7pm

FOX presents an encore broadcast of the Nat Geo documentary series hosted by actor Will Smith. In tonight’s episode, astronaut Jerry Linenger describes how the cycle of death and sacrifice drives evolution.

Power
Starz, 8pm
Season Premiere!

When we last left this urban game of thrones, club owner James “Ghost” St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) — still reeling from the shocking death of his teenage daughter, Raina (Donshea Hopkins) — had done the unthinkable: teamed up with his sworn nemesis Kanan (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson). When the story resumes, Ghost, Tommy (Joseph Sikora) and Kanan remain a united front, bonded by their shared hatred of ambitious turncoat Dre (Rotimi Akinosho), whose hostile takeover of NYC’s drug trade has cost them all dearly.

OBJECTified
FOX News Channel, 8pm
Season Premiere!

On the season premiere of FOX News Channel’s OBJECTified, host Harvey Levin will feature NBA legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson as he shares his life story by showcasing his seven favorite objects that he’s chosen to keep close throughout the years. Johnson will journey from his early Michigan days and his successful NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers, to his current roles as Lakers president and Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises. During the episode, he will open up about the reaction he had to his son, reality TV star EJ Johnson, coming out about his sexuality. Additionally, he will discuss his HIV diagnosis and how that led to helping others.

Kandi Koated Nights
Bravo, 9pm
New Series!

In each episode of this half-hour talk show, Kandi Burruss — one of the most outspoken cast members of The Real Housewives of Atlanta — her friends, and celebrity guests discuss the “theme of the night,” topics ranging from relationships to dating to pop culture.

Instinct: “Tribal”
CBS, 9pm
Season Finale!

In the Season 1 finale “Tribal,” Dylan (Alan Cumming) and Lizzie (Bojana Novakovic) investigate the murder of Joan’s (Whoopi Goldberg) protégé, Kristy (guest star Paton Ashbrook), uncovering long-buried secrets worth killing over.

Good Witch: “Tossing the Bouquet”
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Season Finale!

After a series of unfortunate events, Sam (James Denton) and Cassie (Catherine Bell) have to accept that their wedding might not be as perfect as planned. In light of an almost-romance, Abigail’s (Sarah Power) quest to put down roots lands her a new job as the mayor of Middleton.

Endeavour on Masterpiece: “Cartouche”
PBS, 9pm

Hollywood glamour comes to Oxford as a horror movie begins filming in the city. The film’s star believes an Egyptian curse is to blame for two poisonings. Morse and Thursday uncover long-kept secrets and a plot to expose the truth of a hero’s past.

Preacher
AMC, 10pm

Desperate to escape Angelville and his family, Jesse (Dominic Cooper) tries to forge an unlikely alliance with a familiar adversary.

Scene of the Crime With Tony Harris: “Death of a Salesman”
Investigation Discovery, 10pm

Who would want to kill Billy White, a beloved, unassuming insurance salesman and pillar of his community? After White’s body is found on a desolate dirt road with two shotgun blasts to the torso, an anonymous caller confesses, but his story is shaky. As Tony digs deeper, he uncovers an elaborate web of intrigue tracing back to the unexpected mastermind behind the murder plot.

The Tunnel: Vengeance
PBS, 10:30pm
Season Premiere!

In the third and final season of this crime thriller, Elise and Karl take on a toxic and terrifying duo whose defining quality is an existential death wish. When the question posed by the couple — what is a life worth? — is directed at Karl, he’s forced to confront an utterly impossible choice. In the first episode the two face an emotive and morally complex investigation when a boat carrying child refugees is torched in the middle of the Channel, leaving no sign of its passengers.

Monday, July 2

Tennis: Wimbledon, Early Rounds
ESPN, 7am Live

Rise and grind! The oldest tennis tournament in the world, Wimbledon, begins its early round matches on the green courts of London’s All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. (The entire Grand Slam event runs through July 15.) Swiss powerhouse Roger Federer attempts to extend his career record to a ninth gentlemen’s singles title. Over on the ladies’ side, Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza is the defending champion, and Serena Williams looks to rebound after a pectoral injury forced her to withdraw in June from the French Open.

Running Wild With Bear Grylls: “Mel B”
NBC, 8pm

Adrift in the open sea in a small rowboat, former Spice Girl Mel B is rescued by Bear in an incredible manner. Once ashore, the two must navigate 200-foot cliffs, impenetrable terrain and a final descent that sends Mel into full breakdown mode. Things don’t get any easier when Bear is stung by a jellyfish, forcing Mel to employ some unusual first-aid skills.

TCM Spotlight: 50 States in 50 Movies
TCM, beginning at 8pm

Every Monday and Tuesday night during the month in which we celebrate America’s birthday, Turner Classic Movies will air films set in particular U.S. states, eventually covering all 50. The programming kicks off tonight with the theme of “Scenic New England,” featuring movies that take place in Maine (1959’s A Summer Place), New Hampshire (1962’s Lolita), Vermont (1936’s Mr. Deeds Goes to Town), Massachusetts (1933’s Little Women) and Rhode Island (1956’s High Society).

Cultureshock: “The Osbournes: The Price of Reality”
A&E, 9pm

Tonight’s episode of A&E’s original limited series — which takes an in-depth look at the untold stories behind watershed moments in pop culture that have had a lasting societal impact — centers on the family of rock icon Ozzy Osbourne. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the story behind the groundbreaking reality TV series that catapulted the Osbourne family into the global spotlight.

Dietland: “Belly of the Beast”
AMC, 9pm

Beaten up and distraught, Plum (Joy Nash) seeks refuge in Calliope House and fights to come to terms with who she really is.

Salvation: “Détente”
CBS, 9pm

In the new episode “Détente,” Darius (Santiago Cabrera) and Grace (Jennifer Finnigan) must put their feelings aside in order to get international cooperation.

People Magazine Investigates: Cults: “Army of God”
Investigation Discovery, 9pm

Deborah and Jim Green believe they are generals in a holy army for God. For more than 30 years, their harsh rule over their cult members has destroyed families and ruined lives. In this episode, survivors of their cult reveal how the Greens transformed from charismatic hippies into militant cult leaders.

The Rape of Recy Taylor
Starz, 9pm

In 1944, Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old African-American woman, was walking home from her Alabama church when six white men attacked her. None were indicted. But the NAACP did dispatch a young investigator named Rosa Parks to help with the fight. This probing 2017 doc explores how Parks and Taylor transformed the tragedy into a national discussion that helped advance civil rights throughout the country.

Elementary: “The Adventure of the Ersatz Sobekneferu”
CBS, 10pm

Series star Lucy Liu directed the new episode “The Adventure of the Ersatz Sobekneferu,” in which
Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) and his father (recurring guest star John Noble) attempt to repair their strained relationship upon learning of a death within their family.

X Company: “Fatherland”
Ovation, 10pm

The team is forced to mobilize to Dieppe without Aurora (Evelyne Brochu), unaware she is caught in a dramatic showdown with Franz Faber (Torben Liebrecht) on a train.

POV: “Brimstone & Glory”
PBS, 10pm

The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico, is the site of a festivity unlike any other in the world. For the three-quarters of Tultepec residents who work in pyrotechnics, the 10-day celebration anchors their way of life.

Tuesday, July 3

“Planet Earth: The Hunt” Marathon
BBC America, 8am

Staggering footage and who-knew facts — not to mention enough chase scenes to satisfy the most ravenous adrenaline junkie — are on the menu for this six-hour marathon of the BBC nature series all about predators and their prey. David Attenborough narrates.

Civilizations: “What Is Art (Good For)?”
PBS, 8pm
Season Finale!

This visually stunning exploration of art and the role it has played throughout human history concludes with a question: In today’s world of unprecedented technological change and obsession with profit, what is art good for?

Burgers, Brew & ’Que
Cooking Channel, 9pm
Season Premiere!

It’s a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it. Chef Michael Symon continues his cross-country search for the best of American classics — burgers, beer and barbecue, that is. First stop: Charleston, S.C., where Symon helps smoke a whole hog.

Indiana Jones Movie Marathon
Paramount Network, beginning at 9pm

No time for love, Dr. Jones! Paramount Network presents an Independence Day marathon of all four Indiana Jones movies beginning tonight, starting up again tomorrow morning and airing through late-night Wednesday.

Face Off: Battle Royale: “Death Dealers”
Syfy, 9pm

Fortune favors the bold this week as the artists and their battle partners create makeups based on actual tarot card readings.

Animal Kingdom: “Broke From the Box”
TNT, 9pm

With matriarch Smurf (Ellen Barkin) still behind bars, the Cody crime clan has been without their fearless leader, leaving their Southern California territory vulnerable. That ends this week as the Cody boys reunite to fend off a Brazilian gang that wants to snatch away the Codys’ stronghold on the neighborhood. Throwing a wrench into the family fun: Deran’s long-absent father, Billy (Denis Leary), who recently returned and now has a lucrative — but risky — business proposition for the Codys.

Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern
Travel Channel, 9pm
Season Premiere!

In the seven-episode new season, Andrew Zimmern continues his epicurean exploration of the food that celebrates cultures and connects communities around the world. This season, Zimmern will travel everywhere from Scotland to Belgium to northern Kentucky. In tonight’s season premiere episode, he travels the last 200 miles of the Pony Express Trail to its terminus at Sacramento, riding the very same path and enjoying the foods that young riders on that long-ago mail-delivery route would have eaten.

Wednesday, July 4

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest
ESPN2, 12pm Live

Twenty competitive eaters gather to see who can consume the most meat. The wiener — sorry, winner — gets $10,000 (and hopefully some antacid).

Fourth of July at the White House Presented by Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Channel, 8pm

CMA Award winner Sara Evans and an array of musical performers accompany a spectacular fireworks show saluting the American spirit.

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
NBC, 8pm Live

American Ninja Warrior’s Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host an incredible night of majesty alongside the Big Apple’s East River with performances from Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Ricky Martin and more. The special will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of Irving Berlin’s song “God Bless America” with a tribute by Clarkson and the West Point Band and Glee Club. The two-hour event is followed immediately by an encore presentation.

A Capitol Fourth
PBS, 8pm

Join host John Stamos for an all-star musical extravaganza celebrating our country’s 242nd birthday, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Independence Day Movie Marathon
TCM, beginning at 8pm

Celebrate America’s birthday with a star-spangled lineup of classic movies including Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and 1776 (1972).

Code Black: “One of Our Own”
CBS, 10pm

While rescuing an injured firefighter, Rox (Moon Bloodgood) is hit by a drunk driver and rushed to Angels Memorial in the new episode “One of Our Own.”

Colony: “Sea Spray”
USA Network, 10pm

Will (Josh Holloway) and Katie (Sarah Wayne Callies) question whether their family is safe in Seattle. Snyder (Peter Jacobson) digs up dirt on Everett Kynes (Wayne Brady). Amy (Peyton List) parts ways with Broussard (Tory Kittles).

Thursday, July 5

Hit the Beach With Frankie & Annette
HDNet Movies, beginning at 7:35pm

The Fourth of July holiday may have been yesterday, but even the day after is still a perfect time for a beach party. And who better to throw one than the iconic big-screen duo of Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello? Tonight, HDNet Movies gets you into the summer spirit with four of Frankie and Annette’s beloved films that are the next best thing to being at the shore yourself: Pajama Party (1964), Muscle Beach Party (1964), Bikini Beach (1964) and Beach Blanket Bingo (1965).

The Gong Show
ABC, 8pm

Celebrity judges Jason Sudeikis, Sharon Osbourne and Brad Paisley are set to praise, critique or gong tonight’s performers including a father/daughter rap duo, a young contortionist who can shoot a bow and arrow with her feet, an acrobatic man and his dog, and a whip-cracking harmonica player.

Little Big Shots
NBC, 8pm

After electrifying the crowd with her rendition of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” earlier this season, 13-year-old singer-ukulele player EmiSunshine returns to make you feel like a clod for abandoning those music lessons as a kid. Tonight on the Steve Harvey-hosted talent show, she performs — and undoubtedly slays — an original song. Also featured: a 5-year-old space expert and young aerialist.

Match Game
ABC, 9pm

Tonight’s celebrity panel includes Joel McHale (Community), Constance Zimmer (UnREAL), David Arquette (Scream 2), actress/comedian Caroline Rhea, Michael Ealy (The Following) and Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black).

Nashville: “Strong Enough to Bend”
CMT, 9pm

On the sixth and final season of Nashville’s operatic — or would that be Opry-atic? — drama, formerly closeted gay country musician Will Lexington (Chris Carmack) nearly died of heart failure, brought on by steroid abuse, during a performance with his band. The hunky guitarist is in the midst of a grueling recovery, but this week, things get bumpier.

Marlon: “Homecoming”
NBC, 9pm

Marlon (Marlon Wayans), Stevie (Diallo Riddle), Yvette (Bresha Webb) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) all attend homecoming weekend at Howell University. Having always been blocked fro membership as an undergrada, Stevie is determined to join the independent fraternity that Marlon created. Meanwhile, Ashley and Yvette get caught up with a couple of young coeds. Another new episode follows.

Queen of the South: “Reina de Oros”
USA Network, 9pm

Teresa (Alice Braga) puts her life and her empire on the line when she attempts to rescue girls being trafficked by her new European business partner.

Beach Bites With Katie Lee: “Catalina Island”
Cooking Channel, 10pm

On her culinary tour of seaside hot spots, chef Katie Lee stops by California’s Catalina Island, where it’s the drinks that have us drooling. Katie quenches her thirst with Buffalo Milk — a local cocktail made with Kahlua, vodka, crème de cacao, banana and half-and-half.

Shooter: “Sins of the Father”
USA Network, 10pm

Bob Lee’s (Ryan Phillippe) investigation into Earl’s murder leads him to the local slaughterhouse. Nadine (Cynthia Addai-Robinson) and Isaac’s (Omar Epps) quest to take down Atlas forces them into an uneasy alliance with a former Atlas agent.

Friday, July 6

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Netflix
Season Premiere!

Jerry Seinfeld’s roving talk show is back, combining coffee, laughs and vintage cars into quirky, caffeine-filled adventures with the sharpest minds in comedy. Guests in the new episodes include Kate McKinnon, Ellen DeGeneres, Hasan Minhaj, Dana Carvey, Neal Brennan, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan, Alec Baldwin, Zach Galifianakis, John Mulaney, Dave Chappelle and the late Jerry Lewis.

Sacred Games
Netflix
New Series!

Based on the acclaimed novel by Vikram Chandra, this thriller series is set amid the chaos of modern-day Mumbai, where the lives of a policeman, a criminal overlord, a Bollywood film star, politicians, cultists, spies and terrorists all interweave with cataclysmic consequences.

Somebody Feed Phil
Netflix
New Episodes!

In this original documentary series from Phil Rosenthal, creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, Rosenthal takes viewers on a goodwill eating tour of the world. Along for the ride are his friends, family and his trademark sense of humor as he visits Venice, Dublin, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Cape Town and New York.

Quantico: “Fear Feargach”
ABC, 8pm

The team protects Shelby (Johanna Braddy) when she reunites with someone from her past, with deadly results.

Basketball: BIG3
FOX, 8pm Live

FOX Sports presents live coverage of the second season of the BIG3 — the premier half-court, 3-on-3 basketball league — from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif.

Breaking Big: “Jason Aldean”
PBS, 8:30pm

Learn how country singer Jason Aldean battled through constant setbacks early in his career and ultimately found success with a scrappy, persistent and out-of-the-box approach that led him to country music superstardom.

Just Another Immigrant
Showtime, 9pm
Season Finale!

Two new back-to-back episodes close out comedian Romesh Ranganathan’s hilarious docudrama. With the Greek show just two weeks away and ticket sales still woefully lagging, Romesh is open to any and all ideas that could help sell out the Greek — even his uncle and mother’s bizarre publicity stunts. Attempting to drum up major publicity to drive ticket sales, Romesh takes his mom and uncle to the Mexican border to build (and knock down) President Trump’s wall in an elaborate protest stunt. In this season finale, Rom finally makes it to the Greek, but how many people will be there to see him?

12 Monkeys
Syfy, 9pm
Series Finale!

The cult sci-fi series based on the equally cult 1995 film of the same name ends its fourth season — and its series run — tonight.

C.B. Strike: “Career of Evil, Part 1”
Cinemax, 10pm

Robin (Holliday Grainger) accepts a package at Strike’s (Tom Burke) office and is horrified to find a severed leg inside, accompanied by famous song lyrics. Interpreting this as a vendetta against him, Strike begins to pull together a list of potential suspects from his past, any of whom may have sent the macabre delivery. Meanwhile, Strike and Robin’s time-consuming, close-working relationship begins to rile Matthew (Kerr Logan), and things are intensified when the case takes Strike and Robin out of town for an overnight stay.

Saturday, July 7

Cycling: Tour de France: Stage 1
NBCSN, 5am Live

The 105th edition of the world’s premier cycling race, the Tour de France, begins today with Stage 1 and the Grand Départ at Noirmoutier-en-l’Île on the west coast of France. The flat stage covers almost 125 miles southeast to Fontenay-le-Comte.

Major League Baseball
FS1 & FOX, beginning at 4pm Live

FS1 and FOX team up for an MLB Saturday doubleheader starting on FS1 with the Atlanta Braves at the Milwaukee Brewers. Then on FOX’s regional coverage, depending on their market, viewers will see the L.A. Dodgers at the L.A. Angels, the Boston Red Sox at the Kansas City Royals, or the Miami Marlins at the Washington Nationals.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Coke Zero Sugar 400
NBC, 7pm Live

Monster Energy Cup stars Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., Clint Bowyer and others return to famed Daytona International Speedway for a race under the lights at the Coke Zero Sugar 400.

Me, Myself & I: “Field Trip/Home Alone”
CBS, 8pm

The sitcom Me, Myself & I was one of the first new series of the fall season to get canceled, and CBS presents two previously unaired episodes tonight. In “Field Trip,” Alex (Bobby Moynihan) becomes friends with another dad without realizing he’s the guy who ruined his marriage. Then in “Home Alone,” young Alex (Jack Dylan Grazer) and Justin (Christopher Paul Richards) are left home alone for the first time and panic when they think someone is breaking into the house.

The Incredible Dr. Pol
Nat Geo Wild, 8pm
New Episodes!

Veterinarian Jan Pol is just as adorable as the animals he heals, so it’s no wonder his reality show has stuck around for so long. Tonight, the Dutch-born doctor returns with his trademark enthusiasm and wonder — “Holy cow!” is an oft-used phrase — to treat more critters at his Michigan clinic.

Earth: One Amazing Day
BBC America, 9pm

This film from BBC Earth makes its U.S. premiere tonight on BBC America. Over the course of one single day, Earth: One Amazing Day tracks the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands, from exotic jungles to urban jungles. Astounding breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring the audience up close and personal with a cast of unforgettable characters: a baby zebra desperate to cross a swollen river, a penguin who heroically undertakes a death-defying daily commute to feed his family, a family of sperm whales who like to snooze vertically and a sloth on the hunt for love.

Living Biblically: “Never Let Loyalty Leave You/Submit to Thy Husband”
CBS, 9pm

CBS airs two new episodes of canceled midseason sitcom Living Biblically. In “Never Let Loyalty Leave You,” Father Gene (Ian Gomez) is jealous after Chip (Jay R. Ferguson) attends a Baptist church. Then in “Submit to Thy Husband,” Leslie (Lindsey Kraft) is offended when Chip suggests she quit her job to care for the baby.

I Want THAT Wedding: “Surf vs. Turf”
TLC, 9pm

Bride-to-be Brooke envisions a casual celebration with a buffet dinner somewhere near the water. Her fiancé, Mike, wants a black-tie affair at a high-end venue. It’s up to wedding planner Christina to show them different receptions and get them to find common ground.

Bill Maher: Live From Oklahoma
HBO, 10pm Live

The political pundit, talk show host and comedian debuts his 11th solo special for HBO.

Fear Thy Neighbor: “Mistress of Death”
Investigation Discovery, 10pm

Double-check the deadbolt! Tonight’s episode of the true-crime series about creeps next door is a chiller. Two women who have shared a property line since they were kids have a bitter falling out when the ex-husband of one woman starts seeing the other.