TV THIS WEEK
There are murders most foul in the three-part truecrime tale “Serial Thriller.” 7 and10 p.m. Investigation Discovery; also Mon.-Tue.
Broadway’s best take a bow at “The 69th Annual Tony Awards” hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. 8 p.m. CBS Tyrannosaurus rex is ready for his closeup in the new docu-specials “Ultimate Dino Survivor” and “T. Rex Autopsy.” 8 and 9 p.m. National Geographic Channel Too many cooks: Twelve finalists vie to be the next “Food Network Star” in the culinary competition’s eleventh go-round. 9 p.m. Food Network MONDAY
“The Fosters” returns for a third season. Then, the new docu-series “Becoming Us” explores one teen’s relationship with his transgender dad. 8 and 9 p.m. ABC Family “The Real Housewives of Orange County”— the mothership of the whole darn franchise— returns for a10th season. 9 p.m. Bravo
The cop shows “Major Crimes” and “Murder in the First” are back with new episodes. 9 and10 p.m. TNT Actress and “Momzillas” author Jill Kargman is the “Odd Mom Out” on New York’s tony Upper East Side in this new comedy. With Joanna Cassidy and “SNL’s” Abby Elliott. 10 p.m. Bravo TUESDAY
“Hell’s Kitchen” is closed once the latest winner is revealed in the season finale. Guest judges include Wolfgang Puck. 9 p.m. Fox Aspiring female rappers continue rapping and aspiring on the return of the reality series “Sisterhood of Hip Hop.” 9 p.m. Oxygen Hey now! Jeffrey Tambor and Conan O’Brien are David Steinberg’s guests on the season finale of “Inside Comedy.” 11p.m. Showtime
Performers including Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney and Florida Georgia Line bring the twang at the “2015 CMT Music Awards.” 8 p.m. CMT
“Star Trek” fans face off against “Star Wars” fans for intergalactic bragging rights on a new episode of “Idiotest.” 8 p.m. GSN Two-timing boyfriends, beware! Fed-up GFs are calling you out in the new unscripted series “Player Gets Played.” 9:30 p.m. Oxygen THURSDAY
Those were the days: The debut installment of the eight-part “Me”-decade survey “The Seventies” spotlights such era-defining TV series as “All in the Family.” 6 p.m. CNN
The three-part docuseries “Womenin Prison” gets up close and personal with the female inmates of a maximum-security facility in Indiana. 7 and10 p.m. Investigation Discovery
Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan are back as the titular “Beauty and the Beast” on the fantasy drama’s season premiere. 8 p.m. KTLA
Kelly Clarkson— the original “American Idol” and still the best— performs at the “iHeart Radio Summer Pool Party 2015.” With Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, David Guetta and host Nick Jonas. 9 p.m. KTLA FRIDAY
Speaking of women in prison, “Orange is the New Black” is back for a just-try-not-to-binge-watch-it third season. With Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon and Kate Mulgrew. Anytime, Netflix The U.S women’s soccer team takes on Sweden in early-round action at the “2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.” 5 p.m. Fox
Oh, man, the future?! The post-apocalyptic drama “Defiance” is back for a third season, followed by the new lost-in-space adventure “Dark Matter.” 8 and10 p.m. Syfy So long, “Phineas and Ferb.” The beloved animated comedy signs off with a one-hour finale. 9 p.m. Disney XD “No Good Deed” goes unpunished in this 2014 thriller starring Idris Elba and “Empire’s” Taraji P. Henson. 9 p.m. Starz Stacy London’s “Love, Lust or Run” returns, followed by the new series “Brides Gone Styled” and “Dare to Wear.” 9, 9:30 and 10 p.m. TLC “Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy” is a filmed version of the actor-comic’s one man show about his experiences with gay adoption. 10 p.m. Showtime SATURDAY
Soul man: “42’s” Chadwick Boseman portrays R&B legend James Brown in the 2014 bio-pic “Get On Up.” 7:30 p.m. HBO That’s what friends aren’t for in the new TV movie “I Killed My BFF.” With “30 Rock’s” Katrina Bowden. 8 p.m. Lifetime Magic men: Bertie Carvel and Eddie Marsan are, respectively, “Jonathan Strange& Mr Norrell” in this new effects-laden fantasy series set in early 19th century England. 10 p.m. BBC America It’s a grave situation when Liam Neeson and “Downtown Abbey’s” Dan Stevens take “A Walk Among the Tombstones” in this gritty 2014 crime tale. 10 p.m. Cinemax Aterminally ill cancer patient prepares for the end in the documentary “I Am Dying.” 10 p.m. National Geographic Channel Awild and crazy guy collects kudos in the special “AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steve Martin.” 10 p.m. TBS Whoa, tough crowd! The special “Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live From Brazos County Jail” puts the insult comic in front of a literally captive audience. 11p.m. Comedy Central
EDDIE MARSDAN costars in “Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell” on BBC America.