San Francisco Chronicle

What’s on this weekend

- — David Wiegand


“Check Please” visits Flatiron in San Rafael, Shakewell in Oakland and Firenze by Night in North Beach at 7:30 p.m. on KQED. It’s machine versus machine as the second season of “Battlebots” gears up with a twohour premiere at 8 p.m. on ABC. “Big Brother” moves to its regular time slot of 9 p.m. on CBS. NBC ’s“Spartan” moves to its new time slot of 9 p.m. USA kicks off the new drama“Queen of the South,” starring Alice Braga as a drug “queenpin,” at 10 p.m.

“Aquarius” moves to its regular time slot of 10 p.m. on NBC. BBC America launches the

first part of its miniseries “Thirteen” at 10 p.m.

Jodie Comer stars as a young woman who was abducted 13 years before, and having escaped, is trying to reclaim her life.


The complete third season of the Emmynomina­ted “Annedroids” is available for streaming today on Amazon Prime. Meanwhile, over at Netflix, the following content is available for streaming: the complete fourth season of “Dreamworks Dragons,” the complete first season of

“Justin Time Go” and the special “The Fundamenta­ls of Caring.” The Disney Channel broadcasts its 100th made for TV film, “Adventures in Babysittin­g,” with Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson, airing at 8 p.m. “Wynona Earp” ends its first season on SyFy at 10 p.m. Nick Jonas and Thomas Rhett cross paths on the CMT special “CMT Crossroads” at 10 p.m. And just to keep it all in the family, “Comedy Bang! Bang!” airs “Joe Jonas wears a gold and maroon letterman jacket with white sneakers” at 11 p.m. on IFC.


Lifetime puts its best feet forward with the made-for-TV film “Center Stage: On Pointe,” at 8 p.m. The ballet themed film includes some real-dance world figures, such as Ethan Stiefel and Sascha Radetsky, as well as Peter

Gallagher. All three were part of the cast of the 2000 film “Center

Stage,” starring former San Francisco Ballet dancer Amanda Schull. Logo airs the 2016 “Trailblaze­r Honors” show at 8 p.m., honoring those who have contribute­d to the LGBT community.


BET hosts the 2016 “BET Awards,” with a two-hour walk-up at 6 p.m., followed by the awards themselves at 8.

Fox airs the series finale of “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life” at 7 p.m. ABC ’s“Celebrity Family Feud” pits Lance Bass against Kelly Pickler, and Ernie Hudson against Nene Leakes at 8 p.m. The Discovery Channel launches “Shark Week” at 8 p.m. with “Tiger Beach,” followed by“The Return of the Monster Mako ” at 9 and “Isle of Jaws” at 10. Then there’s always “Shark After Dark ” at 11 p.m. The sixth season of “Game of Thrones” ends at 6 p.m. on HBO. The History Channel offers a two-hour special look at the real dude with “Hamilton” at 9 p.m. The fourth season of the excellent “Ray Donovan” kicks off on Showtime at 9 p.m., followed by the disappoint­ing premiere of Cameron Crowe ’s“Roadies” at 10. The third season of “Murder in the First” premieres on TNT at 10 p.m., delayed a week from its original schedule.

Amanda Schull, the aforementi­oned former Ballet dancer, guests as a young prosecutor. The season focuses on the assassinat­ion of a popular pro football player, and Hildy (Kathleen Roberts) getting some unsettling personal news.

 ?? Helen Sloan / HBO ?? Sophie Turner and Kit Harington of “Game of Thrones,” whose sixth season ends Sunday on HBO.
Helen Sloan / HBO Sophie Turner and Kit Harington of “Game of Thrones,” whose sixth season ends Sunday on HBO.

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