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SUNDAY 6 p.m. on CNN Movie: Apollo 11
Among several TV events marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, filmmaker Todd Douglas Miller’s epic new documentary looks to be in a class by itself. Comprising newly discovered 70mm footage and more than 11,000 hours of audio recordings, the film is a joint effort by Miller’s team, the National Archives and NASA to locate, digitalize and restore material relating to this mission. “Apollo 11” promises to deliver an immersive experience capturing this tense yet exhilarating moment in history.
7 p.m. on NGWILD NGEO Yellowstone Live
Journalist Josh Elliott, naturalist Chris Packham and roving reporter Jenna Wolfe team up to take viewers on a live tour of one of America’s most beloved ecosystems as it shakes off its winter drowsiness and starts bursting with new life. Following on the success of last year’s inaugural presentation, this new four-night event, airing through Wednesday, emphasizes “more”: more animals, more scenic vistas, thanks to more cameras and live crews spread across the national park. Nat Geo Wild will simulcast the coverage.
7 p.m. on OXY License to Kill
Dr. Terry Dubrow (“Botched”), a licensed plastic surgeon, hosts this new true-crime series that explores cases of patients thrust into jeopardy by medical professionals who turn their expertise to dubious ends. The series premiere, “Deadly God Complex,” focuses on Dallas spine surgeon Christopher Duntsch, whose out-of-control arrogance spelled trouble for both his patients and his medical colleagues.
8 p.m. on 30.1 KFSN Highwire Live in Times Square With Nik Wallenda
Lijana Wallenda, a seventh-generation member of the celebrated family circus troupe, faces a major test of courage and focus when she joins her brother, Nik, for a death-defying stunt 25 stories above New York’s Times Square in this live two-hour special. Starting at opposite ends of a wire strung between 1 Times Square and 2 Times Square, the siblings will meet in the middle of the 1,300-foot walk, cross, then continue to where each other started. It’s Lijana’s first appearance since a serious 2017 fall.
MONDAY 4 p.m. on ESPN 2019 College World Series
What was eight teams playing in two, four-team brackets representing college baseball’s best is now down to two teams who begin a best-of-three series tonight. Defending champion Oregon State is out of the tournament and won’t get a chance to repeat like they did in 2007 and 2008. UCLA, Arkansas, Stanford, Vanderbilt and Mississippi State are among this year’s favorites. Of course, the action comes from Omaha, Nebraska where the CWS has been played since 1950.
8 p.m. on 18.1 KVPT Antiques Roadshow
The show pays a visit to America’s “other” Nevada gambling mecca, the one that bills itself as “the biggest little city in the world” for a new episode called “Vintage Reno.” The hour provides updated appraisals on items originally evaluated in a 2004 episode, including an inscribed mask of The Lone Ranger, circa 1951. Also: a 1954 color illustration by Stevan Dohanos and a Cartier cigarette case dating back to roughly 1910.
9 p.m. on HBO Years and Years
Emma Thompson heads the impressive ensemble cast of this somewhat bleak new six-part British drama from Russell T. Davies (“Doctor Who”), which opens in May 2019, as Member of Parliament Vivienne Rook (Thompson) ignites a firestorm of controversy with comments about the Israel-Palestine conflict. Rory Kinnear, Russell Tovey, Jessica Hynes, Ruth Madeley and Anne Reid star as members of the prickly Lyons family, whose lives converge dramatically on that night. The story then charts the clan over the next 15 years.
10 p.m. on FX Legion
This critically praised fantasy inspired by the Marvel Comics ‘X-Men” world opens its third and final season with “Chapter 20,” an episode written by series creator Noah Hawley (“Fargo”). As the story picks up, we find main character David Haller (Dan Stevens), a diagnosed schizophrenic, at a low point, estranged from everyone he once considered a friend. With few options, David enlists the help of a young mutant with a secret ability that could help David repair the damage he caused.
10 p.m. on MTV The Hills: New Beginnings
Don’t look for Lauren Conrad or Kristin Cavallari, but fans of the 2006-10 reality series “The Hills,” which became a big water-cooler show for MTV during its original run, will recognize some familiar faces in this new sequel. Among them: Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, now married with a son; Stephanie Pratt, Spencer’s sister; and Audrina Patridge, now a single mom since divorcing motorcyclist Corey Bohan. Among the newcomers is actress Mischa Barton, whose Fox drama “The O.C.” helped inspire “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.”
10:03 p.m. on HIST Pawn Stars
Rick gets a chance to prove he’s a master when it comes to the art of the deal when what appears to be an original piece by Pablo Picasso is brought into the shop in a new episode called “Pawning Picasso.” Among this hour’s other finds are one of the most prized personal possessions of acting great Marlon Brando and an early 19th-century prototype rifle made by the inventor of the Baker Rifle.
TUESDAY 8 p.m. on 47.1 KGPE Big Brother
Host Julie Chen Moonves kicks off Season 21 of this perennial warm weather ratings magnet, which bows with a two-night premiere tonight and Wednesday. After Moonves welcomes the new gaggle of Houseguests who will share a house outfitted with 94 cameras and more than 113 microphones, the season once again will unfold in three episodes each week. Each week, one Houseguest is voted out, until the last remaining player receives the $500,000 grand prize.
8 p.m. on FREE Good Trouble
Ripples from Mariana’s (Cierra Ramirez) new relationship soon start making themselves felt on the job as well, while Callie (Maia Mitchell) likewise is forced into making decisions that are bound to disrupt both her career and romantic life in the new episode “Torn.” Elsewhere, Malika (Zuri Adele) begins to have misgivings about her role as an activist, and Davia (Emma Hunton) tries to juggle the multiple men in her life.
9 p.m. on 18.1 KVPT Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party
In 1989, a large contingent of students and otherwise everyday Chinese citizens gathered in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, demonstrating for democracy and demanding a voice in their government. Their leaders responded with brutal force, culminating in the massacre of hundreds — if not thousands — of the protestors. This new documentary from filmmaker Ian MacMillan revisits that horrifying episode, incorporating archival Chinese TV footage, eyewitness accounts and interviews with other key figures in those events.
9 p.m. on HGTV Good Bones
Mother and daughter professional duo Karen and Mina work with clients who are desperate to find more space in their small home, so they settle on a new story addition and focusing on the property’s curb appeal in a new episode called “Chop and Pop.” Given that renovation plans almost never go smoothly, everyone tries to be prepared for any eventuality, but a whopper of a surprise sends the crew into a panic.
10 p.m. on FX Pose
After a session with a client ends in a fatal mishap, a desperate Elektra (Dominique Jackson) turns to Blanca and Candy (Mj Rodriguez, Angelica Ross) for their counsel in the new episode “Butterfly/Cocoon.” Elsewhere, Angel and Lil Papi (Indya Moore, Angel Curiel) discover that making a transition from being friends to lovers can be much more complicated than they anticipated. Billy Porter also stars.
10:01 p.m. on A&E Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole
Ronald was 17 in 1999 when he retaliated against an alleged sexual assailant named Cordell. Ultimately, Ronald’s girlfriend abetted him as he brutally tortured then murdered Cordell near Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Given the heinous nature of the crime, both were sentenced to life without parole. Now 36, Ronald has been granted a new hearing for re-sentencing.
10:31 p.m. on BRAV Texicanas
In “Chapter 8: Independence Day,” the Season 1 finale, Penny now finds herself in the hot seat at Anayancy’s charity event as the other ladies suspect that she showed Mayra the hurtful group text just to stir things up. Meanwhile, exhausted by all the drama going on with their female partners, the men plan a Fourth of July party where they hope several damaged relationships can be mended.
WEDNESDAY 6 p.m. on 24.1 KSEE MSNBC 2020 Democratic Candidates Debate
From the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami comes the first Democratic primary debate, a two-night event airing tonight and Thursday owing to the crowded field of candidates. Lester Holt of NBC News leads the moderators panel. As of this writing, former Vice President Joe Biden is the front runner for his party’s presidential nomination, but U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is staging a strong challenge among female candidates. Each night will feature 10 of the top 20 candidates who qualified based on such Democratic National Committeemandated metrics as polling support and fund-raising.
7 p.m. on FXX Archer
If there’s anything a spate of slasher movies and TV thrillers has taught us, it’s that hitchhiking can be a risky proposition, and that applies both to the driver and his short-term passenger. Try telling that to Archer (voice of H. Jon Benjamin) and his crew, however, in the new episode “Archer: 1999 — Mr. Deadly Goes to Town,” which finds them picking up a stranger and trying to convince him to turn his life around.
8 p.m. on FREE grown-ish
Everyone seems to be obsessed with the issue of labels as Ana and Aaron (Francia Raisa, Trevor Jackson) find themselves at loggerheads over what each of them wants and expects from their relationship in the new episode “Tweakin’.” Vivek and Doug (Jordan Buhat, Diggy Simmons), however, are convinced that Ana keeps a thoroughly “boo’d up” Aaron on a short leash. Yara Shahidi also stars.
8 p.m. on HBO True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality
Adapted from Alabama public interest attorney Bryan Stevenson’s best-selling 2014 memoir, this new documentary from Peter, George and Teddy Kunhardt examines the life and career of this tireless opponent of racial injustice at a time when the United States has become the nation with the world’s highest rate of incarceration. For more than three decades, Stevenson — the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice initiative — has advocated on behalf of the poor and disenfranchised against racial discrimination.
9 p.m. on FOOD Guy’s Grocery Games
A new episode called “Kitchen Heroes” throws a spotlight on those who work at food shelters and other charities that offer an opportunity for them to give back to their communities, such as tonight’s guest chefs. First, Guy challenges them to take a dessert and transform it into a high-end dinner, then take an assortment of completely crazy ingredients and incorporate them into offerings likely to become customer favorites. Damaris Phillips, Jet Tila and Michael Voltaggio are the judges.
9 p.m. on OWN Queen Sugar
Violet (Tina Lifford) is surprised by a figure from her past who arrives unannounced at her diner in the new episode “Where My Body Stops or Begins.” Elsewhere, Ralph Angel and Charley (Kofi Siriboe, Dawn-Lyen Gardner) are comforted by Prosper (Henry G. Sanders) after the siblings discover something deeply troubling about Landry Enterprises. Meanwhile, Violet demands that Nova (Rutina Wesley) move out of her home for good.
THURSDAY 12 p.m. on 26.1 KMPH; 9 p.m. on FS1 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup
The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup’s knockout phase continues as the quarterfinals begin at Stade Océane in the Normandy region of northwestern France. This is match 45 of 52 and quarterfinal play continues throughout the weekend. Expectations, at press time, are that barring a major upset the top-ranked U.S. National team will make the quarterfinals, as well as other highly ranked teams that include Germany, England, Canada and France.
6 p.m. on 24.1 KSEE MSNBC 2020 Democratic Candidates Debate
Candidates from the crowded field for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination who didn’t participate in last night’s opener of this two-night event take the stage for their time in the spotlight. As with night one, Lester Holt is chief moderator for the entire two-hour debate in Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center. “Today” co-anchor Savannah Guthrie and Telemundo anchor Jose Diaz-Balart join Holt on the panel for the first hour, with Chuck Todd (“Meet the Press”) and MSNBC host Rachel Maddow taking over for hour two.
8 p.m. on FREE Siren
Ben and Maddie (Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola) confront a thorny moral dilemma as they try to balance the demands of their relationship with Ryn (Eline Powell) and the reality that the only way to improve Elaine’s (Sarah-Jane Redmond) health is to continue the procedures on their mermaid friend in the new episode “Mixed Signals.” Meanwhile, after a member of the group falls under its spell, the humans re-focus on understanding how the siren-song really works. Another new episode follows.
9:01 p.m. on 47.1 KGPE Life in Pieces
The family sitcom closes out its run after four seasons with two final backto-back episodes. In the first, “Cabana Hero Action Son,” Greg (Colin Hanks) tries to steal Matt’s (Thomas Sadoski) thunder during a family trip to the Bahamas. Then, in the finale “Reverse Burden District Germany,” Joan (Dianne Wiest) is fed up with being the go-to babysitter for her grandkids, while Heather and Tim (Betsy Brandt, Dan Bakkedahl) ponder having another child themselves. James Brolin also stars.
9:30 p.m. on HGTV Unspouse My House
In the new episode “Bright New Future,” Orlando Soria’s latest client is a mother of four with a lot on her plate. As if her own children aren’t enough to keep her busy, she runs a daycare in her Los Angeles home. On top of everything else, she’s trying to get over a recent heartbreak by making over her kitchen, laundry room and master suite. Orlando rolls up his sleeves to ensure she gets the reward she deserves.
10:03 p.m. on HIST Alone
Painfully aware that wildlife in the region soon will start to disappear for the brutal winter months, the survivalists put a heightened priority on hunting while quarry is available in the new episode “The Moose.” One participant sustains a nasty puncture wound as a result, but another finally gets an opportunity to score a place in this show’s history by taking down some big game.
10:32 p.m. on A&E Hero Ink
In a new episode called “War Dog,” a former combat veteran and special operations K-9 handler tattoos the image of the war dog with whom he shared so much onto his arm. In another segment, Heidi Williamson, one of Montana’s only two female sheriffs, recalls how she managed to disarm a suspect who was holding a gun to her head.
FRIDAY 7 p.m. on TCM Movie: The Ritz
Airing in conjunction with LGBT Pride Month, this 1976 screen adaptation of Terrence McNally’s hit stage farce hasn’t aged well, but when it first came out (so to speak), stars Jack Weston and Rita Moreno, as well as the film itself, received Golden Globe nominations. Weston plays a heterosexual Cleveland businessman who hides in a gay bathhouse/club to avoid a would-be hitman; Moreno reprises her Tony-winning Broadway performance as the club’s untalented singer, who mistakes Weston for a big-shot producer. Jerry Stiller and F. Murray Abraham also star.
7 p.m. on TRAV Haunted Towns
In a new episode called “Ghosts of the Gallows,” the Tennessee Wraith Chasers encounter the restless disembodied spirits of two infamous murderers at the Old Idaho Penitentiary. After picking up the trail of a violent crime, they follow it into Boise, Idaho, where they soon learn some truly shocking details about the victim, the crime itself and the killer who committed it. Chris Smith, Steven McDougal and Scott Porter star.
9 p.m. on 59.1 KFRE The Big Stage
Hosts Elizabeth Stanton and James Maslow welcome a new lineup of performances for this, the ultimate non-competitive platform for performers from around the world to display their mastery across a wide variety of disciplines in the new episode “Fanciful Felines, Elegant Strength and Tightrope Trampoline.” Tonight’s acts include Omri and Paulina, The Savitsky Cats, Elliott Yamin, Cubcakes, Jackie Fabulous and Ben Trainor.
10 p.m. on CMT CMT Crossroads
Some of the brightest young talent in country music join the superstar duo of Brooks & Dunn for this special outdoor episode, taped in Nashville earlier this month in the run-up to the CMT Music Awards. Among the performers joining Brooks & Dunn to perform tracks from their “Reboot” album include Brett Young and Luke Combs, both recently nominated for CMT Performance of the Year; Cody Johnson; Brandon Lancaster of LANCO; Jon Pardi, and Midland. A disturbing twist to the UFO phenomenon comes to light in the new episode “The Atomic Connection,” as the team follows a trail of evidence that appears to connect the appearance of these mysterious craft with the most destructive weapons in the history of the human race. A former colonel with the U.S. Air Force discloses an encounter over the 1980 holiday season at a base where a secret stockpile of nuclear weapons was concealed.
11 p.m. on CMDY Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City
The first of tonight’s new back-to-back episodes takes host Kevin Hart and co-stars Harry Ratchford and Joey Wells to Rochester, N.Y., where they’ll sample comedy sets by Travis Blunt, Joel James and Zack Johnson, then share some laid-back chat with these jokesters. Immediately following, Hart and associates are in Baltimore, where they repeat that process with stand-ups Ty Davis, Ivan Martin and Sir Alex.
SATURDAY 8 p.m. on LIFE Movie: Family Pictures
Justina Machado (the Netflix “One Day at a Time” reboot) and Elisabeth Rohm (“Law & Order”) star in this 2019 drama as Sylvie and Maggie, two total strangers living reasonably contented lives on opposite coasts, apart from the fact that their husbands travel too much. When their daughters form a quick friendship after meeting during a college tour, however, a shared secret comes to light that threatens to tear both households apart. Matt Passmore (“The Glades”) also stars.
8 p.m. on HBO Movie: Robin Hood
Less than a year before he would earn critical raves for his portrayal of Elton John in “Rocketman,” actor Taron Egerton ventured into the past for director Otto Bathurst’s 2018 retelling of one of the great British adventure sagas. The film wound up losing money for its studio, but made Egerton’s growing fan base happy with his dashing work in the title role, along with admirers of his co-stars, which include Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn and Eve Hewson.
9 p.m. on AMC The Son
This series adaptation of Philipp Meyers’ sprawling historical novel draws to a close with a finale called “Legend,” as Young Eli (Jacob Lofland) is forced to make a lifechanging decision in 1852. As the action shifts forward to 1916, the older Eli (Pierce Brosnan) wages one final war with Standard Oil, an act that ultimately leads to a confrontation with Pete (Henry Garrett).
10 p.m. on OWN To Have and to Hold: Charlotte
Hurt and angry, Alane confronts Peter, Josh and Juliana after she hears them dissing her on a podcast in the new episode “Stop Making (Radio) Waves.” Ursula is badly shaken when she receives some news that thoroughly rocks her marriage. Christine suspects she might be pregnant, while Ty is having some grave misgivings about separating from David.
10 p.m. on HBO Ramy Youssef: Feelings
Born in Queens, N.Y., of Egyptian descent, the star of the Hulu comedy series “Ramy” takes the stage in his first HBO stand-up comedy special before an appreciative crowd at the landmark Chicago Cultural Center. If past appearances are any indication, Youssef will draw from a number of comic subjects, including what it’s like to be a millennial Muslim and firstgeneration immigrant in the United States of today.
3 a.m. on FS1 MLB Baseball
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have only faced each other five times this season. Their next two meetings will be at London Stadium in England. Third baseman Gio Urshela and the Bronx Bombers hope to continue their success this season against their biggest rival, the Red Sox, who will serve as the home team. This two-game MLB London series marks the first time the league has been in Europe. Game 2 airs Sunday on ESPN.
Heidi Montag stars in “The Hills: New Beginning” Monday on MTV.
Julie Chen Moonves hosts “Big Brother” Tuesday on CBS.
Dr. Terry Dubrow hosts “License to Kill” Sunday on Oxygen.
10:03 p.m. on HIST Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation Jacob Lofland stars in “The Son” Saturday on AMC.
Joe Biden is among the participants in two nights of Democratic presidential primary debates that begin Wednesday on NBC.
Colin Hanks stars in “Life in Pieces” Thursday on CBS.
“Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City” airs Friday on Comedy Central.