With summer almost here (officially), we get a real mixed bag of scripted shows, reality, and we may just be on the verge of a game show glut in prime time! Happy viewing!
All times eastern; PBS times may vary.
The Good Fight – 9 to 11pm (two episodes) on CBS/Global – 1st Season Network Premiere
This Christine Baranski spinoff of The Good Wife is heading into its 4th season on CBS All Access and W (in Canada), but the CBS broadcast network is giving new viewers a chance to check out the first season. I highly recommend it (but wonder how much it will have to be censored for network TV).
Endeavour on Masterpiece – 9 to 10:30pm on PBS – 6th Season Premiere
City on a Hill – 9 to 10pm on Crave – Series Premiere
Kevin Bacon stars as a politically incorrect FBI agent working within the corrupt culture of early 1990s Boston. He teams up with a new assistant District Attorney who wants to uproot the system after an armored car robbery.
Jamestown – 10:30 to 11:30pm on PBS – 3rd Season Premiere
Penn & Teller: Fool Us – 8 to 9pm on The CW – 6th Season Premiere
Whose Line Is It Anyway? – 9 to 9:30pm on The CW
2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards – 9 to 11 on MTV/MUCH
Zachary Levi hosts the awards from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, with performances by Lizzo and Martin Garrix featuring Macklemore and Patrick Stump.
Grand Hotel – 10:01 to 11pm on ABC/CTV – Series Premiere
Miami’s last family-owned hotel hosts the wealthy and the beautiful in this drama, but while they bask in the luxury, scandals are unfolding behind the scenes.
POV – 10 to 11:30pm on PBS – 32nd Season Premiere
First Time Flippers – 10 to 10:30pm on DIY – 9th Season Premiere
Alternatino with Arturo Castro – 10:30 to 11pm on MUCH – Series Premiere
This sketch comedy show examines life as a Latino millennial in the United States.
Rivers of Life – 8 to 9pm on PBS – Series Premiere
This documentary series uncovers the unique atmosphere and character of notable rivers around the world. In the opener, the world’s longest river, the Nile, provides a lifeline for Africa’s elephants, leopards, extreme kayakers, and ancient wonders.
The Wall – 8 to 9pm on NBC/Global – 3rd Season Premiere
Holey Moley – 8 to 9pm on ABC – Series Premiere
NBA superstar Steph Curry is an executive producer of this mini-putt game show that pits 12 putting players against one another.
Spin the Wheel – 9 to 10pm on Fox/City – Series Premiere
Dax Shepard hosts (and Justin Timberlake is an executive producer) of this game show that mixes pop culture trivia with the luck of the wheel to give contestants an opportunity to win $20 million.
Family Food Fight – 9 to 10pm on ABC – Series Premiere
Ayesha Curry hosts this reality cooking series which finds eight family teams from across America battling for a $100,000 prize.
Reef Break – 10 to 11pm on ABC – Series Premiere
Poppy Montgomery (Without A Trace, Unforgettable) portrays Cat Chambers, a former thief who returns to her family and finds herself in the centre of a kidnapping when the daughter of a prominent resident goes missing.
Queen Sugar – 10 to 11pm on Bravo – 4th Season Premiere