All Times Eastern.
Tuesday, July 2
Soccer: Women’s World Cup: Semifinal: England vs. USA
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, with the U.S. Women’s National Team taking on England. The winner advances to the final match on Sunday. The loser plays in Saturday’s third-place match.
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.
30 for 30: “The Good, the Bad, the Hungry”
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
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”
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
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
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.
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”
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
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”
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
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”
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”
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: Sweden vs. Netherlands
FS1, 3pm Live
Sweden takes on Netherlands in the FIFA Women’s World Cup second semifinal match at Stade de Lyon in France. The winner advances to the final match on Sunday. The loser plays in Saturday’s third-place match.
grown-ish: “Self Care”
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”
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”
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”
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
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”
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)”
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
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”
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 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
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”
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.
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
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”
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.