On the network front, the next two weeks see the return of CBC competition series Race Against the Tide with an all-new season as well as the season finale of ABC game show The Chase. Also, Big Brother 25th Anniversary Celebration, a 1hr special commemorating the show’s past 24 seasons and looking ahead to the upcoming milestone 25th season, airs July 26.
On the specialty & streaming front, the next 2 weeks see the premiere of 5 new series, the return of Dark Winds, Good Omens, Harley Quinn, Heels, Minx & Sweet Magnolias and the series finale of Full Circle & Mayans M.C.. New series premiering in the next two weeks include FX’s new limited series western crime drama Justified: City Primeval, Netflix’s new animated comedy Captain Fall, Paramount+’s new spy thriller Special Ops: Lioness. and new British comedy Dreamland (airing on W Network). In addition, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Secret Invasion, The Crowded Room, The Rising & The Walking Dead: Dead City conclude their current season.
Other highlights include the premiere of new HBO documentary The Golden Boy, a 2-part docuseries that tells the story of Boxing great Oscar De La Hoya.
On the reality front, new HGTV renovation series Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge premieres, while Slice reality series Below Deck Down Under & The Real Housewives of New York City return with an all-new season.
SUNDAY JULY 16
The Great British Baking Show – SEASON 13 PREMIERE (CBC @ 7pm ET)
Race Against the Tide – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (CBC @ 8:30pm ET)
BARBIE DREAMHOUSE CHALLENGE – SERIES PREMIERE (HGTV Canada @ 9pm ET)
Eight teams of HGTV superstars and one celebrated Food Network chef transform a Southern California home into a real-life Barbie dream house. At the end, one passionate Barbie fan wins a once-in-a-lifetime sleepover staycation in the completed home.
The Real Housewives of New York City – SEASON 14 PREMIERE (Slice @ 9pm ET)
MONDAY JULY 17
The Rising – SEASON 1 FINALE (The CW @ 8pm ET)
Below Deck Down Under – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Slice @ 9pm ET)
TUESDAY JULY 18
FANTASTIC FRIENDS – SERIES PREMIERE (The CW @ 9pm ET)
Actors and twin brothers James and Oliver Phelps travel the globe to meet spellbinding guests, explore enchanting cities and take on phenomenal challenges, while managing all kinds of mischief along the way.
Shark Attack Files – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (National Geographic Canada @ 9pm ET)
THE GENTLE ART OF SWEDISH DEATH CLEANING – SERIES PREMIERE (Lifetime Canada @ 9pm ET)
JUSTIFIED: CITY PRIMEVAL – SERIES PREMIERE (FX Canada @ 10pm ET) *8-Part Limited Series*
Having left the hollers of Kentucky 15 years ago, Raylan Givens now lives in Miami, a walking anachronism balancing his life as a U.S. Marshal and part-time father of a 15-year-old girl.
WEDNESDAY JULY 19
The Bear – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Disney+ Canada)
CMA Fest – 3hr Special (ABC @ 8pm ET)
Performances by some of country music’s hottest artists during the four-day music festival in Nashville; Dierks Bentley, Elle King and Lainey Wilson host.
Mayans M.C. – SERIES FINALE (FX Canada @ 10pm ET)
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – SEASON 16 FINALE (FXX Canada @ 10pm ET)
THURSDAY JULY 20
The Walking Dead: Dead City – SEASON 1 FINALE (AMC+)
Sweet Magnolias – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Netflix)
The Chase – SEASON 3 FINALE (Citytv and ABC @ 9pm ET)
FRIDAY JULY 21
Minx – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Starz Canada @ 10pm ET)
SUNDAY JULY 23
SPECIAL OPS: LIONESS – SERIES PREMIERE (Paramount+)
Joe (Zoe Saldana) attempts to balance her personal and professional life as the tip of the CIA’s spear in the war on terror; the Lioness Program enlists Cruz (Laysla De Oliveira) to operate undercover alongside Joe among the power brokers of State terrorism.
The Walking Dead: Dead City – SEASON 1 FINALE (AMC @ 9pm ET)
MONDAY JULY 24
THE BEST OF US – SERIES PREMIERE (Acorn TV)
In this French-language crime drama, the case is as gripping as the scenery is stunning. When the murder of a local hero rocks a small Alpine village, no-nonsense cop Awa Sissako (Mariama Gueye) is sent from the Parisian suburbs to investigate and is forced to face her own demons in the process.
DREAMLAND – SERIES PREMIERE (W Network @ 9pm ET)
Set in the sun-drenched British seaside town of Margate, a dark exploration of the secrets, lies, loves and aspirations within a family of four sisters.
THE GOLDEN BOY – SERIES PREMIERE (HBO Canada @ 9pm ET) *2-Part Docuseries*
By the age of 19, Oscar De La Hoya was an Olympic boxing gold medalist, a multi-world title-winning professional boxer, a hometown hero and a role model to his Mexican American community in East Los Angeles. Nicknamed “The Golden Boy,” De La Hoya, with his good looks, electric charisma, and heartfelt story of winning Olympic gold for his dying mother, rocketed to national prominence as a superstar both in and outside the ring. However, all was not what it appeared to be behind that polished facade.
TUESDAY JULY 25
THE GOLDEN BOY – SERIES FINALE (HBO Canada @ 9pm ET)
WEDNESDAY JULY 26
Secret Invasion – SEASON 1 FINALE (Disney+)
The Great British Baking Show: The Professionals – SEASON 7 PREMIERE (Netflix)
BIG BROTHER: 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – 1hr Special (CBS @ 9pm ET)
Nischelle Turner hosts a look at behind-the-scenes details, house secrets and unforgettable moments in the show’s history, including archival footage and exclusive interviews with “Big Brother” host Julie Chen Moonves and fan-favorite houseguests.
THURSDAY JULY 27
Dark Winds – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (AMC+)
Full Circle – SERIES FINALE (Crave 1 @ pm ET)
The Witcher – SEASON 3, PART 2 PREMIERE (Netflix)
FRIDAY JULY 28
Good Omens – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Amazon Prime Video)
The Crowded Room – SEASON 1 FINALE (Apple TV+)
Heels – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Starz Canada @ 9pm ET)