SUNDAY: As inevitable as a corn canine at a county truthful, Shark Week is again with almost 20 new hours of programming designed to feed our fascination with the aquatic predators. Aquaman himself, Jason Momoa, hosts the thirty fifth annual version, which kicks off with Stomach of the Beast: Feeding Frenzy, an revolutionary you-and-there particular during which courageous researchers with cameras disguise inside a life-size decoy of a whale to expertise an amazing white shark assault from the within. Adopted by Jaws vs. The Meg (9/8c), which explores the likelihood that nice whites led to the extinction of the monstrous MEG; Serial Killer: Crimson Sea Feeding Frenzy (10/9c), with investigator Brandon McMillan off to Egypt to study what triggered shark assaults close to the Crimson Sea’s luxurious seashores; and Shark Week: Off the Hook (11/10c), with highlights and never-seen moments from the franchise’s 35-year historical past.
Particular Ops: Lioness
SUNDAY: The indefatigable Taylor Sheridan (Yellowstone, Tulsa King) provides to his streaming dynasty with a female-driven spy thriller, starring Zoe Saldaña (of Avatar, Marvel and big-screen Star Trek fame) as Joe, a CIA agent who runs the undercover “Lioness” program in war-torn Syria. Right here’s the exposition: “We find the wives and daughters of high-value targets and we place an operative near them to result in the goal. And we kill them.” When ordered by her personal bosses (Nicole Kidman in an initially small cameo, alongside Jack Ryan’s Michael Kelly) to create a brand new Lioness, Joe recruits Marine-tough Cruz (Laysla De Oliveira), whose origin story performs out within the first of two episodes launching the sequence. So formidable that she scored 99%—on the boys’s scale—throughout coaching, Cruz is rushed into obligation to cozy as much as a goal’s daughter. “You’re blind on objective,” Joe tells her, additionally warning Cruz that “It’s important to save your self” if her cowl is blown. Good for these in Mission: Inconceivable withdrawal.
The Strolling Lifeless: Lifeless Metropolis
SUNDAY: The horror-show spinoff finishes its six-episode run with attribute ambiguity relating to the prospects for a follow-up. The episode’s spotlight is a showdown between non permanent allies Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Maggie (Lauren Cohan), whereas we get some decision relating to Negan’s ward Ginni (Mahina Napoleon) and Maggie’s son Hershel (Logan Kim). However is that this the final we’ve seen of zombie-infected New York Metropolis? Most likely not.
SUNDAY: Barbie mania continues to flourish within the wake of the acclaimed new movie, with a go to to Barbie collector Diana Harris’ huge array of modern dolls, together with a Christian Dior version. Host Lisa Whelchel brings alongside Barbie professional Rebecca Chulew to judge Diana’s treasure trove, providing her a swap with a particular Barbie lacking from Diana’s assortment, however she’ll have to surrender one in all her personal prized possessions to get it. Extra Barbie enjoyable could be discovered on the second episode of HGTV’s Barbie Dreamhouse Problem (Sunday, 8/7c), the place Jonathan Knight and Kristina Crestin (Farmhouse Fixer) compete in opposition to Alison Victoria (Windy Metropolis Rehab) and Ty Pennington (Rock the Block) because the groups create a Barbie bed room suite and den for Ken, respectively.
The Righteous Gem stones
SUNDAY: It’s retribution time on the darkish comedy a few fractious household of unholy televangelists. The Montgomerys have been plotting in opposition to their rich Gemstone family members for fairly a while, and the aggrieved survivalist preacher/militia chief Peter (Steve Zahn) gloats when he has patriarch Eli (John Goodman) on the ropes, with the lives of his three unruly offspring (Danny McBride, Edi Patterson and Adam Devine) within the steadiness. Do the siblings rise above when confronted with mortal peril? What do you assume?
SUNDAY: An exciting Season 2’s penultimate episode finds sport warden Joe’s (Michael Dornan) beloved spouse Marybeth (Julianna Guill) on the opposite aspect of the regulation when she takes drastic motion to avoid wasting herself and an endangered Shannon (Emily Alabi) from a killer who’s been working in plain sight. “It’s a foul day to be a Pickett,” drawls fool Deputy McLanahan (Chad Rook) after Joe will get in the way in which of the hunt for the brand new fugitives, which now consists of himself.
INSIDE WEEKEND TV:
- Twilight’s Baby (Saturday, 8/7c, Lifetime): Within the third movie from the V.C. Andrews’ Daybreak sequence, Daybreak (Brec Bassinger) finds wedded bliss with Jimmy (Khobe Clarke) and child daughter Christie, however fears her siblings are nonetheless beneath the affect from past the grave of their depraved grandmother Lillian (Donna Mills).
- The Unbelievable Dr. Pol (Saturday, 9/8c, Nat Geo WILD): Whereas the Doc and spouse Diane mark their fifty fifth anniversary, a pooch with a plugged intestine and a kitten that may’t see preserve the vets busy.
- The Lazarus Mission (Sunday, 9/8c, TNT): The sci-fi thriller’s Season 1 cliffhanger offers time-tripping George (Paapa Essiedu) an opportunity for redemption, but when the remainder of his Lazarus Mission colleagues can’t resolve the newest disaster, it could be too late to avoid wasting humanity.
- Grantchester (Sunday, 9/8c, PBS): Will’s (Tom Brittney) completely happy reunion with spouse Bonnie (Charlotte Ritchie) is clouded when he realizes she left her sick mom’s aspect as a result of everybody’s frightened that he hasn’t gotten over his latest trauma. Given how he responds to the newest crime scene, they’ve good trigger.
- Perhaps It’s You (Sunday, 9/8c, E!): A traditional romcom set-up: Peter (Jane the Virgin’s Brett Dier) and Lexa (La Brea’s Veronica St. Clair) are greatest buddies whose latest break-ups have them questioning in the event that they’re higher off with one another.
- The Mega-Manufacturers That Constructed America (Sunday, 10/9c, Historical past Channel): A brand new sequence profiles the entrepreneurs behind the world’s most recognizable manufacturers, opening with the “Battle of the Superstores,” depicting the rivalry between Sol Value (FedMart) and Sam Walton (Walmart).