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SUNDAY 6 a.m. on 24.1 KSEE 2019 French Open Tennis
The clay tennis courts at Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France have one more big tennis match as the men’s final of the 123rd French Open takes place. Spain’s Rafael Nadal won his 11th French Open in 2018, and his second straight having won in 2017 also. Could we see Nadal up against the likes of 2016 champion Novak Djokovic, or Roger Federer, who’s only French Open title was in 2009?
5 p.m. on TCM Movie: Pillow Talk
Doris Day and Rock Hudson became America’s favorite romantic-comedy couple in this 1959 classic, which airs as part of TCM’s day-long salute to the late, much-beloved actress. Hudson stars as a playboy songwriter who falls for the interior decorator (Day) with whom he shares a party line — not knowing she’s the same woman adored by the Broadway producer (Tony Randall) bankrolling his composing career. The clever original screenplay won an Oscar as the year’s best.
8 p.m. on 30.1 KFSN Celebrity Family Feud
Ubiquitous TV host Steve Harvey returns in that capacity for Season
5 of this primetime and star-studded edition of the vintage game show. The first round finds spouses John Legend and Chrissy Teigen competing with the “Vanderpump Rules” cast; round two pits Terry Crews (“Brooklyn NineNine”) and wife Rebecca against “Queer Eye” star Karamo Brown and associates.
8 p.m. on 47.1 KGPE The 73rd Annual Tony Awards
From Radio City Music Hall in New York, James Corden returns for his second turn as host of the annual ceremonies honoring theatrical excellence on Broadway. Leading the pack with 14 nominations this year is the musical “Hadestown,” which moves the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to Depression-era America. Other nominees include Bryan Cranston and Laurie Metcalf.
8 p.m. on HALL Good Witch
The hit romantic drama opens Season 5 with “The Forever Tree,” a two-part story that concludes Monday. As their wedding looms, Sam (James Denton) tries to identify the tree under which Cassie’s (Catherine Bell) ancestor was married, as a surprise for his bride. Grace (Bailee Madison), meanwhile, is plagued by a maddening case of wedding hiccups.
9 p.m. on HIST Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works
Lockheed Martin opens its hangar doors for the first time in the company’s 75-year history for this two-hour special, which unveils to viewers the firm’s covert “Skunk Works” program, an aerospace division tasked with creating the most innovative machines of any era. Past successes include the Stealth Bomber, aka the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit.
9 p.m. on TBS TNT Claws
Season 2 of this over-the-top dramedy ended on a cliffhanger, as Virginia (Karrueche Tran) took a bullet intended for Desna (Niecy Nash), as the pair were about to check out their new business venture: a casino Desna inherited. As Season 3 opens, the ladies quickly discover they’ve entered a high-stakes world. Judy Reyes and Carrie Preston also star.
9 p.m. on HBO Big Little Lies
Meryl Streep joins the cast in Season 2 of this multi-award-winning series as Mary Louise Wright, a grieving but determined older woman who comes to Monterey, Calif., seeking answers about the death of her son (played in Season 1 by Emmy winner Alexander Skarsgard). Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz return.
10 p.m. on 30.1 KFSN To Tell the Truth
Anthony Anderson returns as host for Season 4 of this golden-age TV game show reboot, in which celebrity panelists Oliver Hudson, Justin Long, Snoop Dogg and Amanda Seales are challenged to grill a trio of strangers, all claiming to be the same person, and discern which of them is the real McCoy.
10:01 p.m. on TLC sMothered
It’s a cliché that women and their mothers spend much of their time arguing, but this new unscripted series features four mother-daughter pairs who are virtually inseparable. For the most part, that’s well and good for the ladies involved, but given how they make each other their top priority, their other loved ones have misgivings.
MONDAY 7 p.m. on NICK
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader
Actor and pro wrestler John Cena takes over the hosting chores once handled by Jeff Foxworthy in this reboot of the engaging game show that tests grown-ups on their general knowledge, based on questions taken directly from a current elementary school curriculum. A dozen brainy grade-school students are in the center of the action.
8 p.m. on 26.1 KMPH Beat Shazam
Host Jamie Foxx sets up an exciting “Bi-Coastal Battle Royale” as he welcomes a geographically diverse slate of American contestants in this new episode. Teams of New York musicians, two best pals from Los Angeles and a brother-sister duo from South Carolina hope their musical knowledge will carry them to a shot at up to $1 million.
8 p.m. on HALL Good Witch
On his wedding day, Sam (James Denton) gets some help in finding the special tree from Grace (Bailee Madison), for whom the day has stirred up complicated emotions about her late father in the new episode “The Forever Tree, Pt. 2.” Meanwhile, Abigail (Sarah Power) assumes her new mayoral duties. Catherine Bell also stars.
9 p.m. on 47.1 KGPE The Code
An investigation by Harper and Abe (Phillipa Soo, Luke Mitchell) into alleged misconduct by a Marine recruiter appears to hit a wall when a crucial witness refuses to testify in the new episode “Smoke-Pit.” Anna Wood, Ato Essandoh and Dana Delany also star; Aaron Tveit and Andrew Burnap guest star.
9 p.m. on FOOD Best Baker in America
In the new episode “Themed Desserts: Toy Story 4,” the five bakers still in the competition are first tasked with creating mini desserts around a “Toy Story” theme that would be fitting for a movie premiere party. For the master challenge, they must choose a “Toy Story 4” character and replicate it in cake.
9 p.m. on MTV Teen Mom OG
A two-hour premiere marks the 10th anniversary of this series following Maci Bookout, Catelynn Lowell and Amber Portwood as they try to navigate the ups and downs of motherhood, along with Cheyenne Floyd, who joined the show last season. Among upcoming highlights, Catelynn and Tyler welcome their third daughter, while Amber courageously faces her mental illness.
10 p.m. on HBO Gentleman Jack
Season 1 of Sally Wainwright’s (“Last Tango in Halifax”) quirky period drama draws to a close with a finale called, somewhat cheekily, “Are You Still Talking?” Season 2 has just been ordered, and the show — largely based on actual events and characters — has definitely drawn a cult following, thanks largely to leading lady Suranne Jones.
10:01 p.m. on TLC Kate Plus Date
Viewers first met Kate Gosselin as part of a marriage, which fell apart nearly a decade ago. Since then, she’s been in full “mom mode” as her sextuplets grew up. Now she’s ready to jump back into the dating pool, enlisting the help of matchmakers Rachel DeAlto and Adam LoDolce to make this awkward transition.
TUESDAY 12 p.m. on 26.1 KMPH 5 p.m. on FS1 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup
Alex Morgan and the United States National women’s soccer team begin defense of their 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup title when they take on Thailand in a Group F matchup. However, the U.S. team may be looking more to avenge their 2016 loss to Sweden in the quarter-finals at the Summer Olympics in Rio; a major disappointment that still stings. Morgan, a co-captain to the U.S. team, has scored over 100 goals in international play.
8 p.m. on FREE The Bold Type
After her and Jane’s (Katie Stevens) exposé makes an impact, Jacqueline (Melora Hardin) ponders how to make Scarlet an industry leader that backs up talk with action in the Season 3 finale “Breaking Through the Noise.” Sutton (Meghann Fahy) celebrates the end of her design seminar, while Kat (Aisha Dee) decides to face her problems.
9 p.m. on TLC Outdaughtered
Quints Ava, Olivia, Riley, Parker and Hazel Busby are now “three-nagers,” with all the attitude that entails, as this hit unscripted series opens a new season. Amid all the family fun, however, parents Adam and Danielle juggle new issues such as her stubborn and mysterious migraines, as well as the prospect of another surgery for daughter Hazel.
9 p.m. on TNT Animal Kingdom
J’s (Finn Cole) frustration level with Mia (Sohvi Rodriguez) escalates as Craig (Ben Robson) struggles to pull off Frankie’s (Dichen Lachman) increasingly complicated job in the new episode “Man vs. Rock.” Elsewhere, Deran (Jake Weary) tries to coax Pope (Shawn Hatosy) out of the house, and Smurf (Ellen Barkin) wants some answers, pronto.
10 p.m. on 47.1 KGPE Blood & Treasure
Lexi (Sofia Pernas) learns from an unlikely ally that an Egyptian official possesses files that could lead her to Farouk (Oded Fehr) in the new episode “The Brotherhood of Serapis.” Before she can take action, though, she has to enlist Danny’s (Matt Barr) help with a risky plan, which in turn requires her to lie to him.
10 p.m. on FX Pose
The acclaimed period drama picks up the action following a three-year time jump to 1990, which finds the ballroom community moving into the pop culture mainstream. Blanca (Mj Rodriguez) encourages her charges in the House of Evangelista to follow their dreams, even as she puts her own on hold. Pray Tell (Billy Porter) becomes an AIDS activist.
10 p.m. on LIFE Cheerleader Generation
The world of competitive cheerleading is the backdrop for this new unscripted series, which follows two squads and their coaches, Donna Martin of Dunbar High School in Lexington, Ky., and her daughter, Ole Miss head coach Ryan O’Connor. In the premiere, “The New Generation,” both Donna and Ryan hold tryouts at their respective schools.
WEDNESDAY 9 p.m. on 26.1 KMPH First Responders Live
“Law & Order” mega-producer Dick Wolf returns to the network that was home to his “New York Undercover” police drama in the mid-1990s with this new unscripted series that promises viewers a raw, in-depth look at heroic American firefighters, police officers, EMS technicians and other first responders as they race to save others. Josh Elliott hosts.
9 p.m. on 30.1 KFSN Card Sharks
Joel McHale (“Community”) brings his winning combination of gentle snark and good cheer to this vintage game show that originally premiered on NBC in 1978, hosted by Jim Perry. In each round, two players face off in a head-to-head elimination race, with the winning player claiming a $10,000 cash prize and a chance at a lifechanging payday.
9 p.m. on OWN Queen Sugar
The Bordelon family continues its fight to save their family farm and preserve their father’s legacy as this turbulent drama returns for Season 4. Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) remains at odds with the Landry clan while trying to safeguard Micah’s (Nicholas Ashe) future. Nova (Rutina Wesley) embarks on a book tour to promote her memoirs. Kofi Siriboe also stars.
10 p.m. on 30.1 KFSN Match Game
Multiple Emmy winner Alec Baldwin returns to host Season 5 of this reboot of a fondly remembered game show closely associated with longtime host Gene Rayburn and such guests as Charles Nelson Reilly and Fannie Flagg, among many others. Tonight’s panelists include Jason Alexander, Sheryl Underwood, Gabriel Iglesias, Constance Zimmer, Michael Che and Bridget Everett.
10 p.m. on SYFY USA Krypton
Season 2 of this superhero adventure resumes the action against the backdrop of a changed Kandor, where both its future and freedom are jeopardized by the ambitious plans of the ruthless Gen. Dru-Zod (Colin Salmon), who yearns to conquer the universe. He may prevail unless SegEl (Cameron Cuffe) is able to unite a ragtag resistance band.
10 p.m. on TVL Younger
Kelsey (Hilary Duff) embraces her challenging new role as publisher at the newly minted Millennial Print as this hit romantic comedy opens Season 6, while Liza and Charles (Sutton Foster, Peter Hermann) settle into a new life together now that he’s no longer running the business. Debi Mazar, Miriam Shore and Nico Tortorella also return to their roles.
THURSDAY 9:30 a.m. on FS1 2019 U.S. Open Golf Championship
What is now the PGA Tour’s third major of the season gets under way at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. Brooks Koepka has won the last two U.S. Opens and most recently the PGA Championship in May, as well as in August of 2018. A win in this one would make him the first player to have three straight U.S. Open victories since Willie Anderson did it more than a century ago from 1903-1905.
8 p.m. on 59.1 KFRE iZombie
Investigating the murder of a chef at a high-end restaurant, Liv (Rose McIver) consumes the victim’s brain and almost immediately turns into a relentless perfectionist with the power to break a person beyond repair in the new episode “Filleted to Rest.” Meanwhile, Major (Robert Buckley) tries to learn who is betraying the commander.
8 p.m. on FREE Siren
While the mermaids get re-acclimated to their sea home, Ben, Maddie (Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola) and the other humans grapple with fallout from the attack on the oil rig in “No North Star,” the summer premiere. Ryn (Eline Powell) returns to land to honor an agreement with the military, although their objectives are murky.
9 p.m. on WE Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta
Season 3 launches with a reboot that shakes up the cast a bit. Da Brat is furious when Bow Wow’s arrest blows up in the tabloids. Elsewhere, R. Kelly’s arrest ignites a stormy child support battle with ex-wife Drea Kelly, while Waka Flocka Flame and wife Tammy Rivera find their wedding renewal vows sorely tested.
10 p.m. on 47.1 KGPE Elementary
After an explosion at a traffic stop, Holmes and Watson (Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu) must determine whether the attack was a terrorist attack in the new episode “Red Light, Green Light.” Later, the two sleuths suspect there is more for them to discover regarding the recent attack on someone within their inner circle.
10 p.m. on FX Baskets
After 49 years, Chip (Zach Galifianakis) finally decides it’s high time he move out of his childhood home as Season 4 launches with a premiere called “Cat People.” As Chip tries to steel himself for that transition, Christine and Ken (Louie Anderson, Alex Morris) find a new home of their own. Martha Kelly co-stars.
10 p.m. on SUND The Name of the Rose
Season 1 of this medieval mystery series adapted from Umberto Eco’s novel concludes with two back-toback episodes. Remigio (Fabrizio Bentivoglio) finds himself betrayed by a close friend when the trial against him commences under Bernardo Gui’s (Rupert Everett) command. Adso and William (Damian Hardung, John Turturro) face a catastrophe as they enter the library to solve the case.
FRIDAY 8 p.m. on 30.1 KFSN Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Lou Diamond Phillips directed the new episode called “The Other Thing,” which involves a rare doublehostage situation. Sarge (Clark Gregg) has May (Ming-Na Wen), while Daisy, Enoch and Simmons (Chloe Bennet, Joel Stoffer, Elizabeth Henstridge) are otherwise captive. As a consequence, now there are two planets that need saving. Iain De Caestecker also stars.
9 p.m. on SHOW Movie: 16 Shots
In his new documentary, Oscarnominated filmmaker Rick Rowley (“Dirty Wars”) examines the 2014 shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, as well as the coverup that ensued after journalists and activists challenged the official police declaration that the shooting was justified.
9:35 p.m. on DISN Just Roll With It
“Walk the Prank” series creators Adam Small and Trevor Moore also came up with this ambitious new project in which a conventional family sitcom gets an improv-comedy twist that allows members of the studio audience to vote on the story direction in key scenes. The cast includes Tobie Windham, Suzi Barrett, Ramon Reed and Kaylin Hayman.
10 p.m. on MAX Jett
Created, written and directed by Sebastian Gutierrez (the thriller “Gothika”), this new drama stars Carla Gugino (“The Haunting of Hill House”) in the title role of Daisy “Jett” Kowalski, an accomplished thief fresh out of prison. Soon, however, she’s forced to fall back on her old skill set. Giancarlo Esposito, Elena Anaya and Gil Bellows co-star.
10:03 p.m. on DSC Masters of Disaster
Whether you’re dealing with a prolonged power failure, a massive crash of the web or fallout from a nuclear blast, most high-tech devices are not going to work. That’s where mechanic Beau Boruff and his Tennessee craftsmen at Survival Research Inc. can help, since they source, restore and sell vintage objects that will still perform in a catastrophe.
SATURDAY 1 p.m. on FS1 MLB Baseball
David Peralta and the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Washington Nationals. Peralta is flirting with another season of batting .300 and is also leading the team in home runs. He batted .312 in 2015 and .293 each of the past two seasons; among the best in the big leagues. Still, the D-backs are struggling to keep pace behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West, while the Nat’s are likewise struggling in the NL East.
7 p.m. on ID
Death in the Bayou: The Jennings 8
This new true-crime series, which launches tonight as two back-to-back episodes, chronicles a lurid series of events that starts in 2005, when the body of a 28-year-old woman is found in a rural Louisiana canal. Over the next four years, seven more bodies are found. To date, no one formally has been charged and investigations continue.
8 p.m. on ANPL
Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet
Dr. Amy helps a beloved dog who was injured while chasing a coyote in the new episode “Runaway Dog.” Meanwhile, Dr. Jeff definitely has his hands full while treating a jumpy Savannah cat who has an unusual condition. Elsewhere, the team tries to find the owners of a dog rescued on the highway.
8 p.m. on LIFE Movie: Tempting Fate
Adapted from a best-selling novel by Jane Green, this 2019 drama stars Alyssa Milano (“Charmed”) as a happily married mother of two whose life with her devoted husband is upended when she meets a handsome younger man who inexplicably ignites a passion inside her. Steve Kazee (“Shameless”) and Zane Holtz (“From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series”) co-star.
8 p.m. on HBO Movie: The Hate U Give
George Tillman’s 2018 adaptation of Angie Thomas’ novel stars Amandla Stenberg in a widely praised performance as Starr Carter, an African-American teenager who lives in a predominantly black neighborhood but attends Whitman Prep, a private school. Starr faces a crisis after seeing her best friend fatally shot by a white cop. Regina Hall also stars.
8 p.m. on STARZ Movie: The Front Runner
Hugh Jackman stars as U.S. politician Gary Hart in Jason Reitman’s 2018 political drama, which chronicles Hart’s unsuccessful 1988 presidential bid. That campaign crashed and burned when an extramarital affair made headlines. Jackman didn’t fare much better, either: His film bombed, earning just over $2 million at the domestic box office. Vera Farmiga co-stars.
8:30 p.m. on NICK All That
Longtime “Saturday Night Live” performer Kenan Thompson is an executive producer on this new reboot of the kids’ sketch comedy series that first made him a star in its 19942005 Nickelodeon incarnation. This new revival features an entirely new cast of young performers, abetted by guest appearances from original cast members. In the premiere, Kel Mitchell, Lori Beth Denberg and Josh Server appear; The Jonas Brothers perform.
9 p.m. on HALL Movie: Love, Take Two
TV executive Lily Bellenger (Heather Hemmens) returns to her hometown to film an episode of her hit wedding reality show and almost immediately runs into Scott (Cornelius Smith Jr.), her erstwhile college sweetheart. Their chemistry is still there. Unfortunately, Scott’s in the episode because he’s about to get married to someone else in this new romance.
Shailene Woodley stars in “Big Little Lies” Sunday on HBO.
Mj Rodriguez stars in “Pose” Tuesday on FX.
John Cena hosts “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader” Monday on Nickelodeon.
Joel McHale hosts “Card Sharks” Wednesday on ABC.
Zach Galifianakis stars in “Baskets” Thursday on FX.
Carla Gugino stars in “Jett” Friday on Cinemax.
Cornelius Smith Jr. and Heather Hemmens star in “Love, Take Two” Saturday on Hallmark Channel.