So You Think You Can Dance – 8-10pm of Fox and CTV – Season Premiere
Continuum – 8pm on Global – Second Season premiere
The Showcase sci-fi series, but on network TV.
The Whispers – 10pm on ABC (repeated on Saturday at 8pm)
Based on the 1952 Ray Bradbury short story, “Zero Hour” (from The Illustrated Man), this series explores what happens when a paranormal force start to quietly and mysteriously haunt the earth by using earth’s children. Creepy! Lily Rabe and Milo Ventimiglia are among the stars. Stephen Spielberg is an executive producer.
unREAL – 10pm on Showcase
This comedy was created by Marti Noxon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (who made an award-winning short film (Sequin Raze) upon which this show is based. It follows an ambitious young woman (Shiri Appleby) who works on a reality dating show and will seemingly do anything to make her boss (Constance Zimmer) happy.
Episodes – 10pm on IFC Canada – Third season premiere
This hilarious comedy, where Friends’ Matt Leblanc plays a jerkier version of Matt Leblanc, begins its third season on IFC Canada.
House of Lies – 10:30 on IFC Canada – Third season premiere
The Don Cheadle/Kristin Bell comedy drama about management consultants who will stop at nothing to get business deals done kicks off another season.
Pretty Little Liars – 8pm on M3 – 6th season premiere
The penultimate season of the popular teen drama mystery-thriller begins!
The Escape Artist – 10pm to 11:15 on Bravo
This series stars David Tennant (DOCTOR WHO) as Will Burton, a brilliant defense lawyer coined “The Escape Artist” for his infamous ability to free criminals. When Burton helps to free an obviously-guilty client based on a technicality, his life takes a dramatic turn.
The Game – 10pm on BET – 9th season premiere
The final season of this comedy-drama about the ups and downs and ins and outs of professional football.
Jimmy Kimmel Live Game Night – 8pm on ABC (also a new edition is on Sunday at 7pm)
As he does every year before the NBA Final games (after the games in the west), Jimmy Kimmel presents an abbreviated version of his late night talk show.
Hannibal – 10pm on NBC and City – 3rd season premiere
The continuing trials, tribulations and manipulations of Dr. Hannibal Lecter continue. Creator/Developer Bryan Fuller has said David Lynch and David Cronenberg are among his influences while working on this show, if that tells you anything.
Law And Order: U.K. – 9pm on City – 8th season premiere
This may be the final season of the British version of the L&O franchise, but others have said the show will just be taking a break and might be back.
The Night Shift – 10pm on Global
If you want to catch up on this NBC summer medical drama, Global is airing the series from the start beginning tonight. (The show has been renewed for a third season.)
The 69th Annual Tony Awards – 8-11pm on CBS
Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming (Eli on The Good Wife) host this year’s awards to honour the best on Broadway! Presenters include Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) Larry David, Amanda Seyfried, Jim Parsons, Kiefer Sutherland, Rita Wilson, Sting Ashley Tisdale and Marg Helgenberger.
Beauty and the Beast – 8pm on Showcase – 3rd season premiere
The CW drama makes its way onto Showcase.