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Monday, June 10: ‘The Brigade: Race to the Hudson’ Reaches the Finish Line

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Monday, June 10

The Brigade: Race to the Hudson
Outdoor Channel, 8pm
Season Finale!

Outdoor Channel’s new high-intensity competition series The Brigade: Race to the Hudson will come to a head in the thrilling season finale, where we will find out which contestants make it to the end and secure the $500,000 cash prize.

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader
Nickelodeon, 7pm
New Series!

Hosted by John Cena, this new version of the hit game show follows the original premise — where adult contestants put their knowledge to the test by answering questions taken directly from elementary school curriculum and rely on a panel of precocious schoolchildren for help — to prove that they are smarter than a 5th grader.

Good Witch: “The Forever Tree, Part 2”
Hallmark Channel, 8pm

The magical series presents a new episode on a special night as Cassie (Catherine Bell) and Sam (James Denton) finally walk down the aisle. As the town of Middleton prepares for the most enchanting event of the season, Sam receives some magical help from Grace (Bailee Madison) in finding the Forever Tree. However, the wedding brings up complex emotions for Grace, who becomes nostalgic for her late father, while Cassie worries her foster brother will let her down and miss the nuptials.

Private Lives of the Monarchs: “George III & the Prince Regent”
Smithsonian Channel, 8pm

The story of England’s tragic “mad” King George III and his son, the Prince Regent, are forever intertwined, a tough and complicated relationship between father and son that would largely define them both. Host Tracy Borman explains how a handsome and popular young man turned into a bloated, boorish and bullying monster.

NBA Finals: Game 5: Golden State at Toronto
ABC, 9pm Live

The Toronto Raptors can win the NBA Finals on their home court as they hold a 3-1 series lead over the Golden State Warriors heading into Game 5 tonight.

The Code: “Smoke-Pit”
CBS, 9pm

In the new episode “Smoke-Pit,” Abe (Luke Mitchell) and Harper’s (Phillipa Soo) investigation into a Marine recruiter’s alleged misconduct may be derailed when the key witness refuses to testify.

Kate Plus Date
TLC, 10pm
New Series!

Kate Gosselin is back on the reality TV circuit. The tabloid-attracting mother of twins and sextuplets, whose famed reality series Jon & Kate Plus 8 came to a halt with her very public and contentious divorce, steps in front of cameras again to share her dating experiences in this six-part series. The show’s format, however, is more structured, as expert matchmakers Rachel DeAlto and Adam LoDolce guide her through the process, setting her up on dates with 10 bachelors over the course of the series.

A Haunting: “Wicked Eviction”
Travel Channel, 10pm

Tammy Shea, a single mother of three, relocates her family for a fresh start, but her dream turns into a nightmare when her family is antagonized by multiple entities. Desperate, Tammy finds a paranormal team who reveal the true evil in the home.

Tuesday, June 11

Soccer: FIFA Women’s World Cup: U.S. vs. Thailand
FOX, 3pm Live

Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, Tobin Heath and the U.S. Women’s National Team open their World Cup campaign against Thailand in this Group F match on FOX.

The Big Interview With Dan Rather: “Boz Scaggs”
AXS TV, 8pm

Dan Rather talks with celebrated singer, songwriter and guitarist Boz Scaggs.

America’s Got Talent: “Auditions 3”
NBC, 8pm

The auditions continue as variety acts of all types and contestants of all ages audition for the chance to win the $1 million prize. The Golden Buzzer is back, but there are only three hits left for the lucky acts to go directly to the live shows in Los Angeles to compete for America’s vote.

Celebrating the Counterculture: The Films of 1969
TCM, beginning at 8pm

The second evening of counterculture movie classics from 1969 includes Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Medium Cool, The Wild Bunch and more.

The 100: “Memento Mori”
The CW, 9pm

Diyoza (guest star Ivana Milicevic) learns more about the mysterious Children of Gabriel while Abby (Paige Turco) continues searching for a way to save Kane (guest star Henry Ian Kusick).

Animal Kingdom: “Man vs. Rock”
TNT, 9pm

As Craig (Ben Robson) feels the pressure of pulling off Frankie’s (Dichen Lachman) increasingly complicated job, J (Finn Cole) grows frustrated with Mia (Sohvi Rodriguez). Deran (Jake Weary) tries to get Pope (Shawn Hatosy) out of the house, and Smurf (Ellen Barkin) decides she needs answers.

Press Your Luck
ABC, 10pm
New Series!

Elizabeth Banks hosts this reboot of the classic game show that finds three contestants competing against each other by answering questions to earn spins on the Big Board. Contestants then use their spins to win cash and prizes while trying to avoid the infamous Whammy, who could take all of their winnings and leave them with nothing. The winning contestant moves to the bonus round to face the Whammy in a final battle for the chance to win a fortune. Following tonight’s early premiere, the series moves to its regular Wednesday slot tomorrow.

Texicanas: “Chapter 6: Text Mess”
Bravo, 10pm

Karla and her husband throw a Havana Nights-themed anniversary party for their night club, and it’s clear that Karla is still upset with Mayra. Thinking everyone is in a good place, Penny decides to take the group on a quick couples’ getaway to Horseshoe Bay. After a fun day of drinking, Mayra gets a hold of Penny’s phone and reads a group chat not meant for her eyes.

Blood & Treasure: “The Brotherhood of Serapis”
CBS, 10pm

In the new episode “The Brotherhood of Serapis,” an unlikely ally reveals to Lexi (Sofia Pernas) that an Egyptian official has files that could lead her to Farouk (Oded Fehr).

FX, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Season 2 of FX’s groundbreaking drama series Pose flashes forward in time to 1990. On the heels of the ball community establishing itself in pop culture and going mainstream, the House of Evangelista is forced to re-evaluate its goals. Meanwhile, the AIDS crisis worsens, and the reaction from a group of activists reaches a fever pitch.

True Conviction: “John Is Calling”
Investigation Discovery, 10pm

When a 19-year-old college student working the night shift at a convenience store goes missing, residents of Sheridan, Wyo., are stunned. Then, part of a human skull identified as that of the missing woman is discovered in a creek five miles outside of town, confirming investigators’ worst fears and leading detectives back to a key witness who could break the case.

Cheerleader Generation
Lifetime, 10pm
New Series!
Donna Martin, the cheerleading coach of Dunbar High School in Lexington, Ky., and her daughter, Ole Miss head cheerleading coach Ryan O’Connor, have the goal of being the first ever mother-daughter coaches to lead their respective competitive squads to national titles. But to raise the trophy, they’ll have to push their teams to new heights while dealing with the drama facing their high school and collegiate athletes.

America Unearthed: “Cave of Secrets”
Travel Channel, 10pm

Scott Wolter visits a mysterious cave in rural Pennsylvania that made headlines when it was discovered in the 1980s for reportedly having cultural connections to prerevolutionary America. Wolter’s investigation leads to the discovery of a strange artifact that may be the remnants of a fraternal society that used the cave for rituals. During his search, Wolter interviews local historians and members of the community, learning that over time, the cave may have also been home to some of America’s most important historical events.

Most Expensivest
Viceland, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Grammy-winning superstar 2 Chainz continues his outrageous deep dive into the ever-expanding culture of excess. This season, 2 Chainz and his canine sidekick Trappy put extra focus — and extra cash — on the future, from genetically grown meat and environmentally sustainable mansions to high-end technological advances in virtual reality and audio equipment, and more.

Wednesday, June 12

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

Also available in select theaters, Martin Scorsese’s film is described as “part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream” as it captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Bob Dylan performed during the fall of that year.

Stanley Cup Final: Game 7: St. Louis at Boston
NBC, 8pm Live

The NHL’s Stanley Cup Final series between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues comes to its epic conclusion with Game 7 at Boston’s TD Garden.

Southern Charm: “In Sew Deep”
Bravo, 8pm

Kathryn and Danni leave the girls’ trip on frosty terms, as Cameran realizes she needs to get back to work. Meanwhile, Craig is way behind on pillow orders and decides to host a party to trick his friends into helping him sew. The party takes a turn for the worse when Chelsea lays into Austen for talking behind her back, and Kathryn and Danni confront their friendship issues head on.

MasterChef: “Gordon’s Mystery Box”
FOX, 8pm

The top 20 kick off their competition with an attempt to separate the chefs from the cooks: a quick-fire challenge that will test their culinary expertise. Then, in the first mystery box challenge of the season, which will send two people home, the contestants must create a dish inspired by Chef Gordon Ramsay.

Catfish: The TV Show
MTV, 8pm
Season Premiere!

Longtime host Nev Schulman will team up with a rotation of celebrity cohosts including Kamie Crawford, Tallulah Willis, Slick Woods, Elle King, Kimiko Glenn, Laura Perlongo and Justin Combs, who will help uncover a series of Catfish firsts, including a hopeful’s never-ending chase of a catfish, two lovers being catfished by the same person, and a catfish who has apparently risen from the dead.

Married at First Sight: Match Me If You Can
Lifetime, 8pm

Get to know this season’s singletons before they meet, and marry, their spouses.

Card Sharks
ABC, 9pm
New Series!

Joel McHale hosts this reboot of the classic game show. Two players face off in a head-to-head elimination race where the winning player claims a $10,000 cash prize and a chance to turn that amount into a life-changing payday. The anticipation builds as the winning contestant risks their prize on predicting seven final cards. The player leaves the game with whatever amount of money they have in their bank after their prediction, and results are revealed on the flip of their seventh and final card.

Deal or No Deal
CNBC, 9pm
New Episodes!

Ten new episodes of the revived game show again feature Howie Mandel at the helm as host. With 26 sealed briefcases full of varying amounts of cash — ranging from a penny to $1 million — contestants have to decide whether to accept an offer of cash from the mysterious entity known only as “The Banker” in exchange for what might be contained in the contestant’s chosen briefcase.

Jane the Virgin: “Chapter Ninety-Three”
The CW, 9pm

After Rafael (Justin Baldoni) witnesses Mateo’s (Elias Janssen) behavior at school, he wants to take a different approach to his treatment. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is paranoid that River (Brooke Shields) is plotting her revenge against him. Meanwhile, Jane (Gina Rodriguez) convinces Petra (Yael Grobglas) to go on a single ladies’ night out after she learns that Rafael is dating.

First Responders Live
FOX, 9pm
New Series!

Emmy Award-winning television journalist Josh Elliott hosts this series from executive producer Dick Wolf that gives viewers a look inside the world and work of first responders. Each week, embedded cameras in cities across the country will document a night in the life of firefighters, police officers and EMS technicians as they respond to emergency calls.

Married at First Sight
Lifetime, 9pm
Season Premiere!

This season, the docuseries heads to Charlotte to join singles in holy matrimony with strangers they’ve never met. Helping each couple on their post-wedding journey are a panel of experts who created the four couples based on scientific matchmaking and will counsel and mentor each set of newlyweds throughout the experiment.

UFOs: The Lost Evidence
Travel Channel, 9pm
Season Premiere!

In the Season 2 premiere, newly uncovered documents and archival footage could prove that Nazi Germany’s so-called “wonder weapons,” with which they nearly won World War II, may have been sourced from an otherworldly craft that crashed in the Black Forest.

Match Game
ABC, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Alec Baldwin is back to host Season 4 of the reboot of the classic game show. The bawdy panel game features four contestants each week vying for a chance to win $25,000 as they attempt to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-blank.

Best Room Wins: “Out on a Ledge”
Bravo, 10pm

Hunky designer Dan faces off against positive-minded Jinnie to see who can create the best modern rustic den. Along the way, Dan struggles to please his demanding homeowners while Jinnie sparks a massive construction project.

Homestead Rescue
Discovery Channel, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Expert craftsman and survivalist Marty Raney returns with his daughter Misty and his son Matt to help more families sharpen their homesteading skills and learn to survive off the grid.

Lone Star Justice: “Cold as Ice”
Investigation Discovery, 10pm

A woman comes to the Smith County Sheriff’s department and begs Detective Joe Rasco to reopen the unsolved murder of her aunt. Despite the case being 25 years old, Joe and the team embark on a quest to re-examine old suspects and track down long-lost evidence that could solve the case and finally secure justice for a forgotten victim.

Savage Builds
Science Channel, 10pm
New Series!

Former MythBusters star Adam Savage returns in this eight-part series that sees him taking on the biggest and baddest builds of his career. Whether it’s making a 3D printed titanium suit of armor inspired by the Iron Man films that actually flies, or experimenting with highly volatile liquid nitroglycerin, Savage enters explosive and unpredictable situations with high-stakes payoffs. Peter Jackson, Gary Oldman and Tory Belleci will be among the featured guests.

Syfy, 10pm
Season Premiere!

The Superman prequel series that follows the Man of Steel’s grandfather Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe) and events on the hero’s home planet two generations before its destruction returns for Season 2. The new season presents a changed Kandor, locked in a battle over its freedom and its future. Faced with a bleak outlook, Seg attempts to unite a dispersed group of resisters in an effort to defeat Zod (Colin Salmon) and restore hope to their beloved home world.

Alien Highway
Travel Channel, 10pm
New Series!

Former Colorado law enforcement officer Chuck Zukowski has researched and investigated UFO-related incidents for over 30 years. In this series, Chuck, together with his son Daniel and investigator Heather Taddy, pursues the cases that authorities ignore. In tonight’s premiere, the team travels to Utah to investigate a reported creature sighting outside of the infamous Skinwalker Ranch.

TV Land, 10pm
Season Premiere!

In Season 6, Kelsey (Hilary Duff) is leaning into her new role as publisher at the freshly minted Millennial Print, while Liza (Sutton Foster) and Charles (Peter Hermann) get acclimated to their new normal now that Charles is no longer running the business.

Thursday, June 13

New Series!

Netflix’s first Arabic-language original series follows a group of teenagers as their friendships and budding romances are tested when they unknowingly invite the supernatural forces of jinn into their world. As good battles evil, can the friends come together in time and find the answers needed to save everything?

Soccer: FIFA Women’s World Cup: Group Stage
FOX, beginning at 12pm Live

FOX airs a FIFA Women’s World Cup doubleheader with Australia vs. Brazil in a Group C match, followed by South Africa vs. China PR in clash of Group B opponents.

Golf: U.S. Open: First Round
FS1 & FOX, beginning at 12:30pm Live

The 119th U.S. Open Championship golf tournament takes place at famed Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. Brooks Koepka is two-time defending champion, and he’ll face the likes of Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Francesco Molinari. FS1 and FOX combine to televise the tournament through Sunday.

iZombie: “Filleted to Rest”
The CW, 8pm

While investigating the murder of Eleanor Barba, a chef at a high-end restaurant, Liv (Rose McIver) consumes her brain and becomes an unrelenting perfectionist who knows just how to break a person to their very core. Meanwhile, Major (Robert Buckley) is on a mission to find out who is betraying the commander.

Major League Baseball: Detroit vs. Kansas City (at Omaha)
ESPN, 8pm Live

The Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers play at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., site of the College World Series.

Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta
WE tv, 9pm
Season Premiere!

This season, R. Kelly’s ex-wife Andrea “Drea” Kelly and her three children move back to Atlanta and are breaking their silence in a buzzing child support battle. Also, a violent night between rapper Bow Wow and his then-girlfriend Kiyomi sends Atlanta police rushing to the scene where they are arrested and charged with battery.

Life in Pieces: “Four Short Fairy Tales”
CBS, 9:30pm

In the new episode “Four Short Fairy Tales,” the family tries their best to hide their horrified reactions when Tim (Dan Bakkedahl) gets a toupee.

Abby’s: “The Fish”
NBC, 9:30pm
Series Finale!
The new comedy ends after one season tonight. When Bill (Nelson Franklin) admits to the group that he has Padres season tickets behind home plate that he lost in his divorce, the gang forces him to invite his ex-wife to the bar to reclaim the tickets.

Elementary: “Red Light, Green Light”
CBS, 10pm

Series star Jonny Lee Miller directed the new episode “Red Light, Green Light,” in which an explosion at a traffic stop puts Holmes (Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) on two separate tracks of investigation as they try to determine whether gangs or terrorists were behind the attack.

FX, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Big changes are underway for the Baskets family as the comedy returns for Season 4. After 49 years, Chip (Zach Galifianakis) decides it’s finally time to move out of his mom’s (Louie Anderson) place. But even with the help of Martha (Martha Kelly) and a life coach, he learns that leaving the nest is hard.

Friday, June 14

Amazon Prime Video
Season Premiere!

Stana Katic returns as FBI agent Emily Byrne, who survived a six-year abduction. In Season 2, Emily tries to pick up the pieces of her fractured life and enlists the help of a Boston police detective to investigate what happened to her during her disappearance. But when the case turns deadly, Emily will risk everything to uncover the truth and protect her family.

Too Old to Die Young
Amazon Prime Video
New Series!

This gripping noir drama from Drive filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn explores the criminal underbelly of Los Angeles by following the existential journey of killers as they strive to become samurai. The series stars Miles Teller, Jena Malone, John Hawkes, William Baldwin, Nell Tiger Free, Babs Olusanmokun, Callie Hernandez and Cristina Rodlo.

Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Season Premiere!

The last Marvel Comics-inspired series to air original episodes on Netflix returns for a third and final season. When Jessica (Krysten Ritter) crosses paths with a highly intelligent psychopath, she and Trish (Rachael Taylor) must repair their fractured relationship and team up to take him down. But a devastating loss reveals their conflicting ideas of heroism and sets them on a collision course that will forever change them both.

Murder Mystery
Original Film!

When a cop (Adam Sandler) finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long-promised European trip, a chance meeting on the flight gets them invited to an intimate family gathering aboard the superyacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. When Quince is murdered, the couple becomes the prime suspects in a modern-day whodunit.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “The Other Thing”
ABC, 8pm

Sarge has May; Altarah has Daisy, Enoch and Simmons; and now, there are two planets that need saving.

American Ninja Warrior: “Oklahoma City City Qualifiers”
NBC, 8pm

In Oklahoma City, competitors will face up to six challenging obstacles, including Diving Boards and Coconut Climb, which are new to the course this year.

American Masters: “Terrence McNally: Every Act of Life”
PBS, 9pm
Explore four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s six groundbreaking decades in theater. The film delves into McNally’s pursuit of love and inspiration, LGBTQ activism, triumph over addiction, and the power of the arts to transform society.

16 Shots
Showtime, 9pm

This documentary examines the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the coverup that ensued. After the police initially ruled the shooting was justified, journalists and activists fought for footage of the event to be released, sending the Chicago Police Department and local government officials into upheaval as the community demanded justice.

Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup
WE tv, 9pm
Season Premiere!

The new season follows five returning couples who fans have grown to know and love — or love to hate — as they face parole restrictions, temptation and turbulence in their lives outside of prison walls. Will these troubled lovebirds break old habits with the support of their loved ones? Or will they break the rules and land back in the clink?

Just Roll With It
Disney Channel, 9:35pm
New Series!

This inventive new series combines improvisational comedy with a traditional family sitcom. The series follows the lives of the newly blended Bennett-Blatt family (Tobie Windham, Suzi Barrett, Ramon Reed and Kaylin Hayman) as they navigate their household filled with contrasting personalities. And in a unique twist, the studio audience votes on the direction of key scenes while the actors wait backstage, completely unaware of what’s in store for them.

Portals to Hell: “Strawberry River Inn”
Travel Channel, 10pm
Season Finale!

Season 1 ends with Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman investigating a haunted bed and breakfast neighboring the mysterious Skinwalker Ranch in northeast Utah. The team explores the how and why of ongoing paranormal activity in the area, including cryptid sightings, demonic activity and UFOs.

PBS Previews: “Country Music”
PBS, 10:30pm

Meet the filmmakers and go behind the scenes of Country Music, the sweeping new series from director Ken Burns.

Los Espookys
HBO, 11pm
New Series!

SNL creator Lorne Michaels and Fred Armisen are executive producers of this hilarious and unique half-hour comedy created by Armisen, Julio Torres and Ana Fabrega. Primarily in Spanish with English subtitles (and occasionally in English with Spanish subtitles), the series follows a group of friends who turn their love for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to those who need it in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just part of daily life. Fabrega and Torres star, with Armisen in a recurring guest role.

Saturday, June 15

Soccer: FIFA Women’s World Cup: Group Stage
FS1 & FS2, beginning at 9am Live

The FIFA Women’s World Cup continues with a pair of Group E matches: Netherlands vs. Cameroon on FS1 and, this afternoon, Canada vs. New Zealand on FS2.

“Men in Black” Father’s Day Marathon
Comedy Central, beginning at 1:30pm

With Men in Black: International now in theaters, get caught up on the MIB franchise with mini-marathons of Men in Black and Men in Black II on Saturday and Sunday.

Major League Baseball: Arizona at Washington
FS1, 4pm Live

The Arizona Diamondbacks are at the Washington Nationals for the third game of a four-game set at Nationals Park.

Back of the Net
Disney Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Star student Cory Bailey (Sofia Wiley) heads to Sydney to embark on a semester at sea aboard a research vessel, but when she lands in Australia, she inadvertently boards the wrong bus, misses the boat and winds up at Harold Soccer Academy. She’s stuck there for the summer and despite her disinterest in soccer — and some serious thwarting by a butt-kicking soccer mean girl — she applies her strength in science to help end her team’s losing streak.

Tempting Fate
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Alyssa Milano stars as Gabby, a mother of two whose picture-perfect marriage to Elliott (Steve Kazee) is jeopardized when she meets Matt (Zane Holtz), a handsome and wildly successful younger man. What begins as a business opportunity soon leads Gabby to make a decision that has life-changing consequences.

Love, Take Two
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Original Film!

When Lily (Heather Hemmens), the executive producer of a popular wedding reality show, returns to her college town to film an episode where three couples plan and execute their nuptials for a potential prize of $50,000, she discovers that one of the show’s grooms-to-be is Scott (Cornelius Smith Jr.), her old college beau. As Lily and Scott spend time together in the week leading up to the on-camera wedding, the spark between them is rekindled.

Death in the Bayou: The Jennings 8
Investigation Discovery, 10pm

This four-part special begins with two parts tonight and concludes with two parts tomorrow night. It explores the killings of eight women in Jennings, Louisiana, between 2005 and 2009. With a few suspects but no one ever charged, the unsolved cases remain a source of fear and frustration in the community. Now, tired of waiting for justice, one victim’s family takes viewers deep inside their search for answers, revealing the dark underbelly of this small Southern town.