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Friday, June 28: USA vs. France in Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal Clash

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Friday, June 28

Soccer: FIFA Women’s World Cup: Quarterfinal: France vs. USA
FOX, 3pm Live

The U.S. Women’s National Team takes on host France in this FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinal match at Parc des Princes on FOX.

CFL Football: Montreal at Hamilton
ESPN2, 7:30pm Live

ESPN2 airs this Week 3 CFL matchup between the Montreal Alouettes and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field.

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

After finding themselves in yet another gambling dilemma, a mysterious stranger offers Enoch and FitzSimmons a ride home where, it turns out, two shrikes aren’t better than one.

CBS, 8pm

Tonight, two high-profile subjects: a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civilian who questioned a $7 billion contract awarded to Halliburton for work in Iraq, and a pharmaceutical rep who was fired and blackballed after refusing to sell an opioid-laced lollipop for minor ailments.

All in the Family: “Archie and the Editorial”
getTV, 8:30pm

This episode is ranked by getTV as one of the 10 most unforgettable. Just a few weeks before the 1972 presidential election, All in the Family began its third season with a pointed episode about gun control. It begins with Mike and Archie debating the merits of the Second Amendment, which conservative Archie defends (and liberal Mike of course, opposes). It ends with Archie delivering a now-famous television editorial in support of gun rights — and getting robbed soon after in Kelcy’s Bar. Sorrell Booke (Boss Hogg on The Dukes of Hazzard) guest-stars.

The Big Stage: “Fanciful Felines, Elegant Strength, and Tightrope Trampoline”
The CW, 9pm

Acts tonight include the Savitsky Cats, Omri & Paulina, Cubcakes, Elliott Yamin, Jackie Fabulous and Ben Schneider.

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series: Camping World 225
FS1, 9pm Live

The Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads to Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., for the Camping World 225 night race on FS1.

CMT Crossroads: Brooks & Dunn and Friends
CMT, 10pm

This outdoor concert (taped in Nashville June 4) reunites the legendary country duo with some of the artists who guest on their No. 1 album of greatest-hits duets, Reboot. “Brand New Man” with Luke Combs is a toe-tapper, but we bet “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” with Midland steals the show.

Saturday, June 29

My Little Pony: Rainbow Roadtrip
Discovery Family Channel, 11:30am

The Mane Six hop a balloon for Hope Hollow, where Rainbow Dash has been invited to be the guest of honor at the town’s Rainbow Festival. But when they crash-land in town, the friends discover that the entire town and the ponies in it have been drained of color. While Twilight Sparkle tries to uncover the mystery of the faded colors, her friends help the townsponies plan a new rainbow festival and restore hope to the hollow.

Major League Baseball
FOX & FS1, beginning at 1pm Live

A full Saturday of MLB action begins on FOX with the N.Y. Yankees and Boston Red Sox playing in London for the first regular season game held in Europe. Then on FS1, the Washington Nationals are at the Detroit Tigers in an interleague matchup. In the primetime regional game on FOX, viewers will see either the L.A. Dodgers at the Colorado Rockies, the Pittsburgh Pirates at the Milwaukee Brewers or the Seattle Mariners at the Houston Astros.

NBC, 2pm
Season Finale!

In the Season 2 finale of Golf Channel’s Driven docuseries, get a behind-the-scenes look at how elite programs Oklahoma State, Auburn and Alabama fared at the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships.

NASCAR Xfinity Series: Camping World 300
NBCSN, 3:30pm Live

Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell, Cole Custer, Austin Cindric and other top stars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series compete at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., for the Camping World 300.

Family Pictures
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Justina Machado and Elisabeth Röhm star as two strangers living on opposite sides of the country, busy with motherhood and professional and social lives. But when their daughters meet on a college campus and become friends, they discover a shocking secret that upends their lives. Both women are unwilling to fall victim to their circumstances and team up to fight for their families. Matt Passmore also stars.

The Bobby DeBarge Story
TV One, 8pm
Original Film!
Roshon Fegan takes on the title role in this biopic about the eldest sibling of famed ’80s pop group DeBarge. The film chronicles Bobby’s struggles with fame and fortune, exploring his rise to stardom, dysfunctional childhood, romantic relationships, struggles with substance abuse, incarceration and failing health. Tyra Ferrell, Blue Kimble and Adrian Marcel also star, with rapper Big Boi portraying legendary music mogul Berry Gordy.

The Son
AMC, 9pm
Series Finale!

Tonight, the Western series starring Pierce Brosnan ends with the final episode, titled “Legend.”

Iron Chef America: “Izard vs. Battes”
Cooking Channel, 9pm

Chef Erik Battes applies modern takes to an ancient ingredient in a battle against Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Michael Voltaggio and Ching-He Huang will determine the winner of this fierce competition.

Sister of the Bride
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Original Film!

Last call for June you-know-whats! Becca Tobin and Ryan Rottman star in a romance about an impatient-to-wed couple.

Ramy Youssef: Feelings
HBO, 10pm

On the heels of his groundbreaking Hulu series comes Ramy Youssef’s first ever HBO standup special. The Egyptian-American comedian shares anecdotes about his love of LeBron James, the best day of the week to pray and more.

Sunday, June 30

2019 U.S. Senior Open: Final Round
FOX, 2pm Live

Catch final round action of the U.S. Senior Open Championship from Notre Dame’s Warren Golf Course.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Camping World 400
NBCSN, 3pm Live

NBC Sports begins its coverage of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with the Camping World 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on NBCSN.

Sunday Best
BET, 8pm
Season Premiere!

After a four-year hiatus, the gospel-singing competition series returns for Season 9. Grammy winner Kirk Franklin is back as host, with Erica Campbell, gospel songstress and host of the radio show Get Up! Mornings, returning as a judge. New to the panel this season are Grammy nominees Kelly Price and Jonathan McReynolds. With a brand-new stage and themed challenges, this season is promised to be the toughest one yet for aspiring contestants gathered from live auditions in Dallas, Atlanta, Detroit, London, Johannesburg, Lagos and Washington, D.C.

FOX Nation Celebrates America
FOX News Channel, 8pm

FOX News Channel presents this one-hour special hosted by FOX Nation’s travel and lifestyle personality Abby Hornacek. the program will take viewers behind the scenes of FOX Nation, spotlighting the platform’s most popular shows and upcoming “Celebrate America” themed programming. Additionally, Hornacek will be joined by a number of the service’s most prominent personalities, including FOX & Friends’ Brian Kilmeade, FOX & Friends Weekend’s Pete Hegseth, FOX Business Network anchor Lauren Simonetti and FOX News correspondent Rick Leventhal, each of whom will showcase their signature programming.

Burden of Truth: “Hungry, Cold & Tired”
The CW, 8pm

Joanna (Kristin Kreuk) and Billy (Peter Mooney) scramble to save their new client from jail, but things are thrown into disarray when a new witness comes forward. Meanwhile, Luna (Star Slade) is forced to make an agonizing choice.

The Rook
Starz, 8pm
New Series!
Emma Greenwell (Shameless) stars in this sci-fi spy thriller as Myfanwy Thomas, a woman who wakes up to find herself surrounded by dead bodies and her memory gone. Soon she discovers she belongs to a secret government agency who monitors people with enhanced abilities and must attempt to discover who wiped her memory and why.

Atomic Age Declassified: “Filming the Bomb”
Smithsonian Channel, 9pm

On July 16, 1945, the United States successfully conducted its first nuclear test and ushered the world into the Atomic Age. It was a time of American innovation and superiority in the fields of science and national security — a Cold War narrative that’s been repeated for the better part of a century. But one aspect of the Atomic Age receives far less attention: the rapid and revolutionary advancements in photography and film. “Filming the Bomb” tells the story of an unlikely partnership between the U.S. government and Hollywood. It’s a story that’s been shrouded in secrecy for decades, yet thanks to a recent declassification effort, many films are being made public for the first time and this episode gives television audiences a first glance at some of the most important films from that period.

The $100,000 Pyramid
ABC, 9pm

The first duo to compete during this week’s hourlong episode is Bobby Berk and Karamo Brown (Queer Eye). Next up, actress Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother) and Joel McHale (Card Sharks) compete with hopes of making it to the winner’s circle and winning the ultimate prize of $100,000.

Fear the Walking Dead: “The End of Everything”
AMC, 9pm

Althea (Maggie Grace) chases a story with dogged determination, putting the mission and her life in danger.

Southern Charm New Orleans: “Housewarming Gone Cold”
Bravo, 9pm

As the group works to process Reagan’s shocking announcement, she drops yet another life-altering bombshell. Barry reveals his plans to expand his fitness empire. Jeff tries to move on from Reagan by dipping his toe in the dating pond, but his happy-go-lucky front unravels — leading to an emotional breakdown. Meanwhile, Tamica and Kelsey go head-to-head at Kelsey and Justin’s housewarming party.

CBS, 9pm
Season Premiere!

Dylan Reinhart (Alan Cumming) is reinstated and joins his partner, NYPD Detective Lizzie Needham (Bojana Novakovic), on a new case called the “Sleeping Beauty Killer.” New recurring cast members for Season 2 include Reshma Shetty as Julian’s (Naveen Andrews) old flame and Travis Van Winkle as a cop from Nebraska tracking a suspect in Manhattan.

Carnival Eats: “Gordita, Pray, Love”
Cooking Channel, 9pm

Noah Cappe hits the jackpot with onion ring nachos supreme and cosmic funnel cake at the Pasco County Fair in Florida. Later, at the Sights and Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos, Texas, where he goes loco for the porco loco gordita and samples the fried sugar rush masterpiece.

Endeavour: “Confection”
PBS, 9pm

A triple murder exposes the secrets of a village in the grip of deadly rumors.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!: “Forces of Nature”
Travel Channel, 9pm

In Boston, meet John “Hammerhead” Ferraro, whose head doubles as a hammer and can break wooden planks and drive nails. In Texas, Luis Slayton connects with honeybees on an emotional level and is able to tend to his hives without even wearing a suit. Slayton takes his obsession even further in the episode when he completely covers his face with bees. In Mexico, Chuy the “Wolfman” and his family are some of only a handful of people who live with hypertrichosis — a condition that causes hair to grow everywhere, covering even their faces.

What Just Happened??! With Fred Savage
FOX, 9:30pm
New Series!

Fred Savage lampoons the aftershow genre in this smart new comedy that is part mocumentary, part talk show. In each episode, Savage is joined by celebrity guests to discuss the immediately preceding episode of the nonexistent sci-fi drama The Flare. What Just Happened??! will also make visits to the fictitious set, and invite The Flare’s cast members, producers and superfans to discuss the series.

The Good Fight: “Stoppable: Requiem for an Airdate”
CBS, 10pm

Season 1 episodes of the CBS All-Access legal drama The Good Fight continue with “Stoppable: Requiem for an Airdate,” in which Lucca (Cush Jumbo) defends a TV writer/producer in a copyright infringement case with ties to the president of the United States.

The Loudest Voice
Showtime, 10pm
New Series!

Russell Crowe stars as Fox News founder Roger Ailes in this seven-episode limited series based on Gabriel Sherman’s bestselling book. The series focuses on the past decade of Ailes’ life from his political career up until the sexual harassment accusations and settlements (Gretchen Carlson, Megyn Kelly) that ultimately ended his Fox News reign.

NOS4A2: “The Wraith”
AMC, 10:08pm

In the new episode “The Wraith,” Vic (Ashleigh Cummings) struggles to fill holes in her story for the police. Meanwhile, Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto) lays out his plans for Vic.

PBS, 10:30pm

Maria forms a plan that could secure a new life for her and Pedro. Silas seeks revenge against Yeardley, jeopardizing his place with the Pamunkey. When Jocelyn learns that Willmus suspects her, she tries to woo him but may have met her match.

Monday, July 1

Designated Survivor: 60 Days
New Series!
In this Korean adaptation of the hit American drama starring Kiefer Sutherland, scientist-turned-politician Park Mu-jin suddenly ascends from his position as minister of environment to president when an explosion kills everyone in the Cabinet ahead of him in the line of presidential succession. Two episodes premiere weekly.

Tennis: Wimbledon: Early Rounds
ESPN, 6am Live

The third and most prestigious tournament in tennis’ Grand Slam starts today with early-round action at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber are defending singles champions.

The Bachelorette
ABC, 8pm

Hannah and her remaining suitors head to Amsterdam, where she works to whittle the men down ahead of next week’s hometown dates. She’ll confess her feelings for one bachelor, make an unexpected decision when another confesses his feelings to her and go on a three-on-one date that the network promises will “go down in Bachelorette history.”

In the Key of Love
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

When Maggie (Laura Osnes) took over her grandmother’s photography business two years ago, she left Nashville, her boyfriend, Jake (Scott Michael Foster), and their singing duo Colby & Case behind. But now, Jake’s sister, Jennifer (Andrea Brooks), has hired Maggie to be her wedding photographer, and tensions run high when Jake and Maggie spend time together during pre-wedding festivities. After Jennifer convinces them to sing a favorite duet for her reception’s first dance, the duo begin to see each other in a new light.

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

It’s Baltimore’s turn to wow in the City Qualifiers as competitors face TV’s toughest obstacle course and make us consider leaving our couch. The feeling will pass.

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.

The Best Thing I Ever Ate: “Yummy in the Middle”
Cooking Channel, 9pm

Jeff Mauro indulges in a 100-layer vanilla creme doughnut that’s full of surprises. Antonia Lofaso cracks the yolk on ricotta and egg ravioli in Los Angeles, and Lee Anne Wong heads to Hawaii for a unique and irresistible quesadilla that packs a powerful punch.

American Pickers: “Alabama Rolls”
History, 9pm

An Alabama couple has one of the biggest collections the guys have ever come across, including a number of high-octane cars saved from the scrap heap.

Grand Hotel: “Curveball”
ABC, 10pm

Danny (Lincoln Younes) discovers a new piece of information in Sky’s (Arielle Kebbel) disappearance. Alicia (Denyse Tontz) and Gigi (Roselyn Sánchez) disagree on how to best run the hotel, and Gigi gives her a glimpse into her mother’s past.

Cupcake Championship
Food Network, 10pm
New Series!

Four of the best cupcake designers battle it out in two rounds for cupcake supremacy and a sweet $10,000 prize.

HBO, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Now amicably divorced, Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Robert (Thomas Haden Church) face new challenges in Season 3 of the bittersweet comedy. While Frances moves to a city apartment, makes a career change and dallies with new beau Henry (James Lesure), Robert reveals his fiancée Jackie’s (Becki Newton) pregnancy to his ex and their kids.

Pawn Stars: “A Demon of a Deal”
History, 10pm

All engines rev when Corey flips a limited-edition Dodge Demon. Then, an antique California license plate rolls in that might result in a gold rush for the shop. Later, a vintage suit worn by the legendary Dale Earnhardt Sr. sends Corey and Chumlee racing.

POV: “Call Her Ganda”
PBS, 10pm

Three women pursue justice for Jennifer Laude, a Filipina transgender woman who was brutally murdered by a U.S. Marine.

Tuesday, July 2

The Rockford Files: “Lions, Tigers, Monkeys and Dogs”
Cozi TV, 9am

“Bacall’s back and Garner’s got her!” trumpeted an ad in TV Guide Magazine for this Oct. 12, 1979, episode. Yes, big-screen siren Lauren Bacall guest-stars on the classic crime drama in an entertaining two-parter (concluding tomorrow, same time). She plays a socialite with a stalker problem, and smitten private eye Jim Rockford (James Garner) is on the case … which involves a gloriously cheesy masquerade yacht party.

Soccer: Women’s World Cup: Semifinal
FOX, 3pm Live

The FIFA Women’s World Cup in France is down to its final four in the semifinal round at Stade de Lyon. FOX airs the first semifinal match today. [Note: May move to FS1 if the U.S. Women’s National Team is competing in tomorrow’s semifinal game.]

30 for 30: “The Good, the Bad, the Hungry”
ESPN, 8pm

This installment of 30 for 30 tells the story of Takeru Kobayashi, who won the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest six consecutive times, and Joey Chestnut, the Californian who dethroned the Japanese legend in 2007 and became competitive eating’s greatest champion.

Secrets of the Dead: Galileo’s Moon
PBS, 8pm

Explore the ancient genius of Galileo’s Sidereus Nuncius (Starry Messenger) and the celestial revolution it launched when it was published in 1610. An original copy of the book enthralled the bibliophile world in 2005 when it came on the market. This rare treasure was believed to be signed by the famed astronomer and to include original watercolors painted by his own hand, but it was eventually proved to be a fake.

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

Simon Cowell, Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough and Howie Mandel revisit some of the biggest, best and most show-stopping moments from Season 14 of the variety competition series.

Air Crash Confidential
REELZ Channel, 8pm
New Series!

With firsthand testimony from survivors and witnesses, in-depth interviews with investigators, and high-end dramatic reconstructions of events, this series examines the most notorious disasters in aviation history that were seen in movies. Hourlong episodes examine the real-life crashes re-created in films like We Are Marshall, Sully, Alive and more.

Sentenced to Life: Teen Killers
A&E, 9pm

As the nationwide resentencing of juvenile lifers begins, journalist Susanna Reid follows the hearing of one of the most notorious child homicide cases ever to hit Jacksonville, Fla. Joshua Phillips was just 14 when he was convicted of brutally murdering his 8-year-old neighbor. Having already served nearly 20 years in prison, Josh will take the stand and plead for his freedom, but will it be enough to secure a reprieve? Reid meets the people affected by Phillips’ crime and other juveniles convicted of some of the most shocking crimes imaginable.

BET, 9pm
Season Premiere!

The series returns for Season 2 with a two-hour premiere called “Brothers,” which serves as the launchpad for a previously unreleased Kanye West song of the same name that is exclusive to the show’s soundtrack. The scripted anthology series transforms the lyrics of hip-hop’s greatest hits into visual narratives. The “Brothers” story features actors Elijah Kelley, Draya Michele, Isaiah Washington, LisaRaye McCoy and more.

Animal Kingdom: “Into the Black”
TNT, 9pm

Suspicion grows when Smurf (Ellen Barkin) learns of a new threat to the family. Craig (Ben Robson) tracks down Frankie (Dichen Lachman) in the wake of her betrayal, and Deran (Jake Weary) makes a dangerous decision to try to protect his relationship with Adrian (Spencer Treat Clark).

Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole
A&E, 10pm
Season Finale!

In this special episode, we learn the final rulings for convicted murderers Otis Daniels, Ronald Bell and Kristel Maestas. Otis’ attorney works to strike a deal to make him eligible for parole. Kristel has a resentencing hearing for her role in the 1999 murder of Cordell Richards, while his family testifies against her. Kristel’s co-defendant, Ronald, learns his fate.

Blood & Treasure: “The Lunchbox of Destiny”
CBS, 10pm

In the new episode “The Lunchbox of Destiny,” Danny (Matt Barr) is forced to face his past when the FBI offers him info that could help him find Cleopatra if he can get his incarcerated father (guest star Mark Valley) to give up info in an old case.

Man v. Food
Cooking Channel, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Pass the … everything! Casey Webb returns for Season 8 of the show that dares to ask how many 10-pound grilled cheeses one man can eat without exploding.

Songland: “Aloe Blacc/Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”
NBC, 10pm

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc and David Leitch, director of the new film Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, come to the show to hear unknown songwriters pitch their original material to be featured in the upcoming blockbuster starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. The writers are mentored as they creatively adapt their songs to fit into the film, and one song will be chosen to be recorded by Blacc and used in the August theatrical movie.

The Detour: “The Sister”
TBS, 10:30pm

Nate (Jason Jones) and Robin (Natalie Zea) head to Ithaca expecting to find their daughter but discover a new family member instead.

Wednesday, July 3

Soccer: FIFA Women’s World Cup: Semifinal
FS1, 3pm Live

The two teams competing in the final match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup will be determined following the second semifinal match at Stade de Lyon in France. [Note: Game will likely move to FOX if the U.S. Women’s National Team is participating.]

grown-ish: “Self Care”
Freeform, 8pm

Zoey (Yara Shahidi) takes her college friends home to Sherman Oaks for a weekend of self-care — and an appearance by brother Junior (Marcus Scribner).

Rivers of Life: “The Mississippi”
PBS, 8pm

See the many faces of the massive, muddy Mississippi. Its fingers stretch into nearly half of the USA, from the frozen North to the nation’s agricultural heart to mysterious Southern swamps where alligators still rule.

2019 World Series of Poker
ESPN2, 8:30pm Live

Coverage of the annual tournament starts tonight. It’ll be hard to top last year’s 10-hour final that crowned John Cynn king.

Forged in Fire: “The Foot Artillery Sword”
History, 9pm

It’s anyone’s game when four bladesmiths are tasked with forging blades from old toys using the san mai technique. The smiths realize playtime is over as the pressure of the competition heats up and they experience difficult delaminations.

Lone Star Justice: “Driven to Murder”
Investigation Discovery, 10pm

On a quiet morning in 1999, a dog walker discovered the body of 18-year-old William Young II, dead from a single gunshot. The investigation led to two main suspects, but the lack of conclusive evidence and testimony brought the case to a standstill. Years later, the Lone Star Justice team thinks time and maturity may be exactly what they needed to get a witness to talk.

The InBetween: “Kiss Them for Me”
NBC, 10pm
Tom (Paul Blackthorne) and Damien (Justin Cornwell) track a mysterious killer who has targeted several kids at the same high school, while Cassie (Harriet Dyer) tries to help a woman solve her own death as her anxious family waits for news about her disappearance.

Thursday, July 4

Stranger Things 3
Season Premiere!

Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo), Will (Noah Schnapp), Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and the gang in Hawkins, Ind., are going to make the summer of 1985 the best ever. Of course, some creature(s) from the Upside Down dimension and a few nefarious humans are doing their worst to spoil their fun.

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

Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo are reigning champions as the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest returns to Coney Island, N.Y.

Star-Spangled Comedy Weekend
IFC, beginning at 3pm

Tonight, tomorrow night, most of Saturday and all day Sunday, laugh along with marathons of sitcoms like Two and a Half Men and That ’70s Show, and comedy films like Wayne’s World, Office Space and more.

Major League Baseball: Philadelphia at Atlanta
ESPN, 7pm Live

Bryce Harper and the Phillies are in Atlanta to face Freddie Freeman and the Braves for a Fourth of July matchup on ESPN.

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

The annual Independence Day event is back, airing for two hours, with an encore presentation immediately following. Maren Morris, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan and more perform.

A Capitol Fourth
PBS, 8pm Live

Celebrate America’s 243rd birthday with an Independence Day celebration for our entire nation. The country’s longest-running July 4 national broadcast tradition returns from the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Independence Day Movie Marathon
TCM, beginning at 8pm

Get into a patriotic mood with a night of classic films including Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), 1776 (1972) and more.

Elementary: “From Russia With Drugs”
CBS, 10pm

Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) investigate the murder of a criminal who made his living by stealing from other criminals in the new episode “From Russia With Drugs.”

Friday, July 5

“The Cleveland Show” Marathon
Comedy Central, beginning at 9am

The long holiday weekend continues with a marathon of Family Guy spinoff The Cleveland Show, following the adventures of Cleveland Brown (voice of Mike Henry) in Stoolbend, Va.

NASCAR Xfinity Series: Circle K Firecracker 250
NBCSN, 7:30pm Live

Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell, Cole Custer, Austin Cindric and other top stars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series compete in the Circle K Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “Collision Course (Part I)”
ABC, 8pm

To face The Galaxy-Hopping Hate-Beast That Eats Planets, the team on Earth asks for help in all the wrong places. While back on the Lazy Comet, something weird is going on with Izel’s (Karolina Wydra) crew, and it’s not just the puffies.

The Wrong Stepmother
Lifetime Movies, 8pm
Original Film!

Vivica A. Fox, who starred in Lifetime Movies’ 2018 films The Wrong Cruise and The Wrong Friend, stars in and produces four new Wrong movies this month. In The Wrong Stepmother, when Michael (Corin Nemec), a widower with two daughters, starts a romance with Maddie (Cindy Busby), his daughter Lily (Calli Taylor) is initially overjoyed. But Lily’s feelings turn into suspicions as she gets to know her dad’s new girlfriend.

1939: Hollywood’s Golden Year, Part 1
TCM, beginning at 8pm

Some film historians consider the year 1939 to be Hollywood’s greatest ever, based on all the iconic movies that premiered. TCM celebrates the 80th anniversary of that “golden year” with a marathon of some of those classics airing each Friday this month. Things kick off tonight with The Wizard of Oz, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Gunga Din, along with the 2009 documentary 1939: Hollywood’s Greatest Year.

Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation: “The Revelation”
History, 10pm
Season Finale!
Following a lead, the team goes to an allied European country to probe a case where a UFO allegedly shot down a helicopter. While there, high-ranking military officials drop a bombshell. Former Sen. Harry Reid goes on the record, as Luis Elizondo and former Lockheed Martin engineer Steve Justice address the biggest question of all. Will we finally get the truth about UFOs?

Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City
Comedy Central, 11pm
Season Finale!

Season 3 of the series wraps up with two episodes spotlighting emerging standup comedians from Oakland and San Diego, Calif.

Saturday, July 6

’80s Movie Marathon
AMC, beginning at 5:45am

Catch a marathon of these movies from the 1980s: Stand by Me (1986), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Summer Rental (1985), Footloose (1984), Road House (1989), First Blood (1982), Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989).

Soccer: FIFA Women’s World Cup: Third Place Match
FOX, 11am Live

The losing teams from the semifinal round meet today at Stade de Nice in France to determine the FIFA Women’s World Cup third-place finisher.

Major League Baseball
FOX & FS1, beginning at 7pm Live

FOX’s Saturday primetime regional game features the L.A. Angels at the Houston Astros, the Philadelphia Phillies at the N.Y. Mets or the Chicago Cubs at the Chicago White Sox. The Colorado Rockies are at the Arizona Diamondbacks in the late game on FS1.

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

Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and other top Monster Energy Cup Series contenders duke it out under the lights in this primetime race at famed Daytona International Speedway.

A Very Country Wedding
UPtv, 7pm
Original Film!

In this sequel to A Very Country Christmas, the wedding of Zane (Greyston Holt) and Jeannette (Bea Santos) is delayed due to Zane’s crazy tour schedule, and the two must overcome paparazzi and rumors to find their way back together. Greg Vaughan, Michelle Morgan and country star Deana Carter also star.

Million Dollar Mile: “The Elite of the Elite”
CBS, 8pm

The competition series continues with the new episode “The Elite of the Elite,” in which a former women’s college basketball player gets a fast break against “The Harvard Hammer” Rebecca Hammond, a Harvard medical student and All-American in track.

Bohemian Rhapsody
HBO, 8pm

Academy Award winner Rami Malek stars as Freddie Mercury in this biopic about the life and inspiration of the late singer of the rock group Queen. Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander and Mike Myers also star.

Supersize My Pool
HGTV, 9pm
New Series!

Mario Lopez will surprise families in need of a backyard upgrade with stunning news — their lackluster pools will be transformed into spectacular resort-style oases. Each episode showcases Mario as he helps homeowners with their wish list of fantasy pool features, including oversized grottos, caves, waterslides and hot tubs.

Lies, Crimes & Video: “If Looks Could Kill”
HLN, 8pm

Proof you can see the movie Fargo too many times: Tonight the docuseries focuses on model Tara Lambert, who hired a hitman (actually, an undercover cop) to grind her husband’s ex in a wood chipper.