‘Big Little Lies’ Season (And Series?) Finale


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All Times Eastern.

Sunday, July 21

Big Little Lies
HBO, 9pm
Season Finale!

In the Season 2 finale “I Want to Know,” Celeste (Nicole Kidman) questions Mary Louise (Meryl Streep) about a tragic event from Perry’s childhood, and Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) worries their lie is tearing the Monterey Five apart. It’s unknown at this time if this episode will also be the series finale, but HBO president Casey Bloys said earlier this year that getting everyone back together for Season 3 was “not realistic.”

Golf: The British Open: Final Round
Golf Channel & NBC, beginning at 4am Live

Golf Channel and NBC air the final round of the 148th Open Championship from Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301
NBCSN, 3pm Live

Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and other top Monster Energy Cup Series drivers compete on New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s 1.058-mile oval for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301.

Burden of Truth: “The Right Road”
The CW, 8pm
Season Finale!

As the murder trial begins, Joanna (Kristin Kreuk) and Billy (Peter Mooney) defend against an avalanche of evidence. With things not looking good, Joanna risks everything by putting an unexpected witness on the stand. Billy faces the heartbreaking reality of his decision to get Shane (Andrew Chown) the help he needs.

FOX Nation Presents The Disappearance of JFK Jr.
FOX News Channel, 8pm

Twenty years after the plane crash that claimed the life of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette and her sister, Lauren, FOX News Channel presents this documentary looking back at Kennedy’s life. Narrated by Jon Scott, anchor of FNC’s FOX Report, the program takes viewers through the life of JFK Jr. beginning on the day he was introduced to the nation while saluting his father John F. Kennedy’s casket through the aftermath of the tragic plane crash. A version of the documentary is also available on FOX Nation, FNC’s new subscription-based streaming service.

Death Row Stories: “Memory of a Murder”
HLN, 8pm
Season Finale!

Despite lack of physical evidence, Kevin Keith has spent 25 years locked up after a masked attacker shot up an apartment, leaving three dead and two young children clinging to life. However, a young public defender believes long-hidden case records will shed new light on these murders and clear Kevin’s name.

Shark Terror: The Real “Jaws”
REELZ Channel, 8pm

Long before the mega-blockbuster Jaws film franchise, there was a terrifying real-life serial-killing shark that terrorized the New Jersey shore. This two-hour special looks back at how, over 12 days in 1916, this predator killed four people and severely injured another, eventually inspiring Jaws.

UFOs: The Lost Evidence: “American UFO Coverups”
Travel Channel, 8pm

For the first time on national television, UFOs captured on film in Utah, Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Puerto Rico confirm the rising number of sightings. Yet, credible evidence is continually denied or covered up by the military. Will the Pentagon’s secret UFO program reveal shocking evidence of what the military has known for decades?

Southern Charm New Orleans: “No Thanks Given”
Bravo, 9pm

Justin struggles to get on the same page as Kelsey about their future, and Tamica and Barry struggle to get on the same parenting page. While planning her wedding, Reagan questions why Tamica has abandoned her during such an important moment in her life.

Instinct: “Big Splash”
CBS, 9pm

In the new episode “Big Splash,” a party turns into a crime scene when the birthday girl’s stepmother falls to her death and the guests and staff are put under a microscope by the NYPD.

The Movies: “The 2000s to Today”
CNN, 9pm

This episode explores popular films from the 2000s, from the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings movies to Moulin Rouge! and more.

Nazis on Drugs: Hitler and the Blitzkrieg
History, 9pm

This two-hour special is the story of World War II told through the astonishing filter of a widespread Nazi scheme to provide methamphetamine to German soldiers to make them invincible. It’s an incredible, long-hidden history of a devious plan to find the chemical edge the Nazis knew they would need to win.

PBS, 9pm

When a professor dies at a cutting-edge computer laboratory, Geordie turns to Leonard for assistance. As they discover the messy love lives of the computer laboratory team, Cathy is tricked, Will returns and Mrs. C makes a shocking discovery.

What Just Happened??! With Fred Savage: “Preempted”
FOX, 9:30pm

When news coverage of a crazy car chase stops The Flare from airing, Fred doesn’t have anything to talk about on the aftershow until a call from a fan changes everything.

The Good Fight: “Reddick v Boseman”
CBS, 10pm
Guest Star Alert!

Season 1 of the CBS All Access drama The Good Fight continues on CBS tonight with the episode “Reddick v Boseman,” featuring guest star Louis Gossett Jr. as Carl Reddick, the firm’s founding partner.

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
National Geographic, 10pm
New Series!

Separating the wheat from the chaff on MasterChef and Hell’s Kitchen is nothing compared to what Gordon Ramsay happily endures in this thrilling anthropological deep dive into little-known food cultures. The six-part series, which has already been renewed for a second season, sends the celebrity chef to remote parts of the world to forage, hunt, fish and cook with locals.

Monday, July 22

Tiger Woods: Chasing History
Golf Channel, 8pm

This GOLF Films documentary presents an up-tempo, chronological glimpse at the sights and sounds from each of Woods’ 81 professional victories, from his first at the Las Vegas Invitational in 1996, through the most recent win at the Masters earlier this year. Beginning with the subdued “Hello world” declaration at a press conference on the eve of his first tournament as a professional in 1996, the film will chronicle Woods’ meteoric ascension to becoming one of the greatest athletes over the past century. Tiger Woods: Chasing History also will detail how Woods was able to popularize golf beyond the game’s diehards in a way never previously seen.

The Bachelorette: “The Men Tell All”
ABC, 8pm

The eligible men from Hannah’s season come together to discuss major conflicts and significant moments in the house as Hannah herself answers some of their questions.

American Ninja Warrior: “Atlanta City Finals”
NBC, 8pm

The series returns to Atlanta for the City Finals round of the competition. Competitors will face up to 10 challenging obstacles, including Up for Grabs, which is new to the course this year.

Serial Killer: Devil Unchained
Investigation Discovery, 9pm
New Series!

This limited docuseries of three two-hour episodes looks at the disturbing truth behind the depraved mentality of convicted murderer and rapist Todd Kohlhepp, described as a “devil on a chain” by those who knew him best, who ultimately plead guilty to seven murders.

POV: “On Her Shoulders”
PBS, 9pm

Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS and is determined to tell her story. Thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people, she must navigate bureaucracy, fame and people’s good intentions.

The Great Mother
Starz, 9pm

This documentary follows immigration activist Nora Sandigo, the legal guardian to over 1,000 children who are U.S. citizens with undocumented parents. Sandigo’s fight to keep the families together offers a firsthand look at the emotional effects of deportation.

Grand Hotel: “Love Thy Neighbor”
ABC, 10pm

The hotel faces a few obstacles from a neighboring hotel while planning their gala fundraiser. Elsewhere, Mrs. P (Wendy Raquel Robinson) goes undercover, and Javi (Bryan Craig) embraces his new fatherhood role despite his family’s hesitations.

Pawn Stars: “Rebel Without a Pawn”
History, 10pm

Corey and Chumlee rock out with personal memorabilia from legendary AC/DC frontman Angus Young. Next up, Hollywood rebel James Dean’s ID bracelet finds its way into the shop before Rick heads east to score big with a rare relic from World War II.

A Haunting: “When the Lights Go Out”
Travel Channel, 10pm

Newlyweds find themselves the targets of an aggressive spirit after bringing home souvenirs from their honeymoon. The couple fears one of the objects is haunted and reaches out to paranormal investigators for aid.

Tuesday, July 23

Soccer: International Champions Cup
ESPN, beginning at 7pm Live

ESPN broadcasts a pair of matches from soccer’s International Champions Cup with Arsenal vs. Real Madrid at FedExField in Landover, Md., followed by Chivas Guadalajara vs. Atlético Madrid at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.

Pandora: “Chimes of Freedom”
The CW, 8pm

When Atria Nine (Raechelle Banno) learns that Adari leader Seeker Creston Hubbell (Jonathan Berrigan) will be speaking on campus, she enlists the help of Jax (Priscilla Quintana) and the study group to stand up against her former masters to help free her clone sisters and brothers from oppression on her home world.

America’s Got Talent: “Judge Cuts 2”
NBC, 8pm

Jay Leno joins the panel as a guest judge and gets the opportunity to send an act directly to the live shows with a Golden Buzzer. Contestants have one last chance to impress the judges before going live for America’s vote.

The 100: “Ashes to Ashes”
The CW, 9pm

Bellamy (Bob Morley) and Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) must work together to save their friends. Echo (Tasya Teles) is forced to face her past.

Animal Kingdom: “SHTF”
TNT, 9pm

J (Finn Cole) faces the consequences of his missteps with Mia (Sohvi Rodriguez). Pope (Shawn Hatosy) worries about Smurf’s (Ellen Barkin) disappearance, while Smurf visits someone from her past. Craig (Ben Robson) grows frustrated with Deran’s (Jake Weary) secrecy after Deran recruits him for a dangerous assignment.

Blood & Treasure: “Return of the Queen”
CBS, 10pm

In the new episode “Return of the Queen,” the trail of Cleopatra’s sarcophagus leads Danny (Matt Barr) and Lexi (Sofia Pernas) to the Bermuda Triangle, where a contact of Shaw’s (Michael James Shaw) offers assistance tracking down a smuggler’s plane that vanished years earlier.

Cash Pad
CNBC, 10pm
New Series!
JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers, engaged former stars of The Bachelorette, are also experienced house flippers. In this series, the couple partners with homeowners in Dallas, Austin and Phoenix who are in serious need of extra income and are hoping to turn their properties into thriving short-term rentals.

’Til Death Do Us Part: “Control, Kill, Delete”
Investigation Discovery, 10pm

Matt and Niqué Leili’s love story is a modern romance. They meet online, create a blended family and appear to have it all. Eleven years later, the pressure of family life and Niqué’s demanding career are straining their marriage. Suddenly, the illusion of a happy marriage is torn apart forever.

Bring the Funny: “The Open Mic 3”
NBC, 10pm

The Open Mic round continues with host Amanda Seales and judges Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen and Jeff Foxworthy. In the third night of the round, sketch, variety and standup comedy acts from all over the world give it their all to impress the judges and make it to the next round of the competition in hopes of ultimately winning the $250,000 grand prize and becoming the first ever winner of Bring the Funny.

A Year in Space
PBS, 10pm

This encore presentation of a March 2016 PBS film follows the 12-month mission of astronaut Scott Kelly aboard the International Space Station.

America Unearthed: “Chicago’s Mystery Bomber”
Travel Channel, 10pm

Forensic geologist Scott Wolter turns detective in the Windy City to crack one of Chicago’s oldest cold cases — the 1886 bombing of Haymarket Square. A recent dig for a buried time capsule may yield new clues about the identity of the bomber.

The Detour: “The Game Show”
TBS, 10:30pm

Get ready for some fun, as the Parker family goes on a Japanese game show.

Wednesday, July 24

MasterChef: “King of the Crabs”
FOX, 8pm

The top 13 home cooks are tasked with breaking down Alaskan king crabs in an immunity challenge fit for a king. Plus, the contestants have only 60 minutes to craft something magical for this week’s special guest, chef Masaharu Morimoto.

Ellen’s Game of Games: “Gone With the Win”
NBC, 8pm

Contestants will play Son of a One-Eyed Monster, You Bet Your Wife, Say Whaat? and Mount St. Ellen. The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to Know or Go, and the person who wins that game advances to Hot Hands for a chance to win a cash prize.

Ancient Skies
PBS, 8pm
New Miniseries!

This three-part miniseries shares how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering have helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.

Southern Charm: “Rocky Mountain High Part Two”
Bravo, 9pm

Chelsea, Cameran, Eliza, Danni and Kathryn hit the slopes for their first ever ski lesson, while Craig, Austen and Madison snowboard. When Austen and Madison’s relationship starts to heat back up, Kathryn reveals more dirt on her hookup with Whitney. Later, tensions rise when the gang enjoys a cannabis-infused dinner, and Kathryn is confronted with her past mistakes.

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

Jane (Gina Rodriguez) feels great about her book publishing prospects until an unexpected problem pops up. Petra (Yael Grobglas) and Rafael’s (Justin Baldoni) working relationship has been going so well that Petra makes Rafael an unexpected offer.

Songland: “Jonas Brothers”
NBC, 9pm

The Jonas Brothers come to hear unknown songwriters pitch their original material to be the trio’s next hit song. Three of the most successful and sought-after writer/producers in music, Ryan Tedder, Ester Dean and Shane McAnally, mentor the songwriters to creatively adapt their songs to perfectly fit the Jonas Brothers’ style. One song is chosen to be recorded by the Jonas Brothers and released for a global audience.

NOVA: The Planets
PBS, 9pm
New Miniseries!

PBS’ five-part miniseries premieres with back-to-back episodes that explore a new aspect of our solar system and the unique properties of our celestial neighbors. “Each of the five hours is a unique story,” explains Julia Cort, deputy executive producer of NOVA, “either an intimate portrait of an individual planet or a section of the neighborhood, and all of them are full of surprises.” The first episode, “Inner Worlds,” reveals the blistering experiences of the planets closest to the sun. Then, “Mars” shares the red planet’s astounding similarities to Earth — and its vast differences.

The InBetween: “Let Me in Your Window”
NBC, 10pm

Tom and Damien race to stop a serial pyromaniac before he can strike again. Cassie suspects there’s something evil going on with the new bartender at work. Things take a turn for Sally, Damien’s comatose girlfriend.

South Side
Comedy Central, 10:30pm
New Series!

This aspirational, scripted comedy is set in the working-class neighborhood of Englewood on Chicago’s South Side. The series follows two friends who just graduated community college and are stuck working at Rent-T-own, a retail-rental crossroads where the South Side’s vast ensemble of characters comes together. Despite the obstacles of inner-city life, these friends and their coworkers all strive to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

Thursday, July 25

Another Life
New Series!

Former Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff is back in the sci-fi genre with this series, playing an astronaut who leads a crew on a mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact.

MasterChef: “Someone’s Toast”
FOX, 8pm

The home cooks face a mystery box challenge where they must use their secret ingredient to create two unique dishes: one savory and one sweet.

TCM Memorial Tribute: Albert Finney
TCM, beginning at 8pm

Turner Classic Movies remembers legendary, Oscar-nominated actor Albert Finney, who passed away in February at the age of 82, with a marathon of some of his memorable films. The evening begins with Annie (1982), followed by Tom Jones (1963), Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), The Dresser (1983) and Night Must Fall (1964).

The Real Housewives of New York City: “Reunion Part 3”
Bravo, 9pm

The women finish raking Luann over the coals about her sobriety, then look back on some of the highlights from their trips out of the city. Barbara joins the ladies to discuss her scandalous comment about Luann’s singing and her ups and downs with the group. The ladies relive some of their most outrageous moments this season, and Sonja is in the spotlight for her drinking.

The Outpost: “Not in This Kingdom”
The CW, 9pm

Rebb (guest star Lilli Hollunder) goes behind Talon’s (Jessica Green) back to offer Gwynn (Imogen Waterhouse) a powerful army. Tobin (guest star Aaron Fontaine) courts Gwynn, but his roguish behavior gets in the way. Naya (guest star Amita Suman) is tasked with reshaping Janzo (Anand Desai-Barochia) so Talon will see him in a new light.

Hollywood Game Night: “Nothing Faisons This Super Game Night”
NBC, 9pm

Host Jane Lynch introduces her new game, Jane’s Pool Jamz, to celebrity guests Donald Faison, David Arquette, Rob Riggle, Colton Dunn, Lauren Ash and Ben Feldman. Two contestants go head-to-head with their favorite celebrities for a $25,000 grand prize in funny games that include Dance in Your Pants, Who Are You Wearing and Take the Hint.

Alone: “Night Raider”
History, 10pm

The remaining survivalists battle with predators, protecting their precious food stores. Some have their traps raided, forcing them to rethink their strategy, while another defends his turf by confronting the Arctic’s most ferocious beast. Meanwhile, another participant’s hunt goes awry when their prey fights back.

The Dead Files: “The Watchers”
Travel Channel, 10pm

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Blue Springs, Mo., where a mother fears for the safety of her children as unseen forces torment them on a daily basis.

Friday, July 26

The Boys
Amazon Prime Video
New Series!

In this bitingly dark comedy, the world’s greatest superheroes are members of a group known as The Seven. They aren’t perpetually stoic and morally infallible; in fact, they can often be jerks. But a ragtag group has assembled to reveal their dirty secrets and expose the multibillion-dollar corporation that supports them, in this new show based on Garth Ennis’ subversive comic book series.

Veronica Mars
Season Premiere!

Kristen Bell’s beloved mystery series is back for an eight-episode fourth season to fill us in on what the residents of Neptune, Calif., are up to now. Things are as mysterious as ever, as spring-breakers are being murdered, decimating the seaside town’s lifeblood tourist industry. Looking into the crimes is Mars Investigations, led by Veronica (Bell, also an executive producer). Several other original cast members are also back, as is creator Rob Thomas, who executive produces these new episodes.

My First First Love
Season Premiere!

Tae-o and his friends navigate the twists and turns of friendship and love as they face new challenges in their relationships with one another.

Orange Is the New Black
Season Premiere!

In the seventh and final season, the women of Litchfield come to terms with the fact that prison has changed them forever. Piper (Taylor Schilling) struggles with life on the outside, while Taystee’s (Danielle Brooks) friendship with Cindy (Adrienne C. Moore) still hangs in the balance as her life sentence looms.

Sugar Rush
Season Premiere!

The sweet competition series returns as more teams race against the clock — and each other — to bake up the best-tasting sweets.

Morning Show Outdoor Concerts
Various Networks, beginning at 6am

That great summertime tradition of morning shows hosting outdoor concerts continues. Here’s a roundup of what to expect this morning: Andy Grammer on Today (7am, NBC), Lady Antebellum on Good Morning America (7am, ABC) and Skillet on Fox & Friends (6am, Fox News).

Andi Mack
Disney Channel, 8pm
Series Finale!

Tonight, the groundbreaking series for kids, tweens and their families comes to an end after three seasons.

The Wrong Tutor
Lifetime Movies, 8pm
Original Film!

When star high school athlete Eric (Nate Wyatt) needs help with his schoolwork, Emily (Ivy Matheson) convinces his mother Carol (Vivica A. Fox) that she is the perfect tutor for Eric. But Ivy has a conniving plan up her sleeve that has nothing to do with homework. Jackée Harry also stars.

1939: Hollywood’s Golden Year, Part 4
TCM, beginning at 8pm

TCM’s celebration of 1939 film classics ends tonight with The Women, starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell; Wuthering Heights, with Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier; and Love Affair, led by Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer.

The UnXplained: “Mysterious Structures”
History, 10pm

In this episode, William Shatner’s team visits curious structures including the carved churches at Lalibela, the Great Pyramid at Giza, and the mysterious stone spheres of Costa Rica. They also visit Coral Castle and Loretto Chapel to determine if their builders have unlocked ancient mysteries in their masterpieces.

Killjoys: “Blame It on the Rain”
Syfy, 10pm

Awake from the memory matrix, Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen) is determined to wake her friends and stop The Lady before it’s too late.

Saturday, July 27

WNBA All-Star Game
ABC, 3:30pm Live

The WNBA’s best players compete in the All-Star Game showcase at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Major League Baseball
FS1, beginning at 4pm Live

The N.Y. Yankees visit Boston’s Fenway Park to take on the Red Sox, and the Houston Astros are at Busch Stadium in St. Louis to clash with the Cardinals on FS1.

NASCAR Xfinity Series: U.S. Cellular 250
NBCSN, 5pm Live

Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell, Cole Custer, Austin Cindric and other top stars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series compete at Iowa Speedway for the U.S. Cellular 250.

Uncovered: The McMartin Family Trials
Oxygen, 7pm

In 1983, the small South Bay community of Manhattan Beach was rocked to its core after a child from the prestigious McMartin Preschool accused a teacher of molestation. What started out as one allegation soon became a media frenzy, with no shortage of children coming forward to corroborate the story and add to the accusations. This two-hour special looks at the resulting trial, lasting seven years and costing more than any other trial in history.

Million Dollar Mile: “I’m Going All the Way Tonight”
CBS, 8pm

In the new episode “I’m Going All the Way Tonight,” a Pilates instructor sets out to prove she can stand up to a Spartan Race world champion, and a parkour expert tries to outrun a professional triathlete.

V.C. Andrews’ Heaven
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Lifetime presents the first of five weekly films based on V.C. Andrews’ Casteel family book series. Heaven introduces the downtrodden family — including ambitious eldest daughter, Heaven Leigh Casteel (Annalise Basso) — who lives in the poverty-stricken foothills of West Virginia. When Heaven’s father sells her and her four siblings to different families, and she is sent to live in the home of her father’s ex-lover Kitty (Julie Benz) and Kitty’s husband (Chris McNally), Heaven fights to reunite her siblings and redeem her family name.

Henry Danger: The Musical
Nickelodeon, 8pm

In this 60-minute special, Frankini (guest star Frankie Grande) puts a musical curse over Swellview, and Kid Danger (Jace Norman) and Captain Man (Cooper Barnes) try to find a way to save everyone. But when Captain Man cracks under the pressure, it’s up to Kid Danger to remind him how to be a hero again.

Wild City: Singapore
BBC America, 9pm
New Series!

Acclaimed natural history filmmaker David Attenborough examines the wildlife of Singapore, showing the diversity of the urban and hidden environments of animals living in the city-state.

HBO, 10pm
Original Film!

Rhianne Barreto stars as 16-year-old Mandy, who discovers a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember and must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout. This feature-length drama is based on Pippa Bianco’s Cannes Film Festival award-winning short of the same name, and also stars Charlie Plummer, Poorna Jagannathan, J.C. MacKenzie, Nicholas Galitzine, Lovie Simone and Danny Mastrogiorgio.


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