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Thursday 23

“This is Farrah Fawcett” (KOAT-7 7pm) Anyone who lived through even a tiny portion of the ’70s remembers that iconic poster of Farrah Fawcett in a red swimsuit. Hard to believe she’s been gone for 10 years now. ABC pays tribute with this documentary special, chronicling her life and career.

“Red Nose Day” (KOB-4 7pm) For five years Red Nose Day has encouraged people to purchase red clown noses at Walgreens and to watch a three-hour comedy special on NBC. Somehow it fights childhood poverty.

Friday 24

“What/If” (Netflix streaming anytime) Renée Zellweger stars in this neo-noir mystery thriller about an idealistic scientist and her husband who strike an outrageous deal with a mysterious investor in order to secure funding for their med-tech startup. The show is actually an anthology, with a different story each season, concentrating on “what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.”

Saturday 25

“2019 June Weddings Preview Special” (Hallmark 9pm) Have you watched every royal wedding in the last 20 years? Do you subscribe to bridal magazines, despite the fact that you’re not engaged? Have you gone to a wedding gown store just to try on the gowns and take selfies in the dressing room? Well, Hallmark fully supports your sad obsession. Tune in tonight so hosts Jack Wagner and Josie Bissett can give you all the inside scoop on Hallmark’s nuptial-minded romantic comedy features for the month of June.

Sunday 26

“American Ninja Warrior: All Stars Skills Special” (KOB-4 7pm) The best Ninja Warrior champions return to test their high-flying skills against one another.

“The Top 10 Greatest Animal Movies of All Time” (KWBQ-19 7pm) Dean Cain hosts. Hell, here are the top 10 Dean Cain animal movies of all time: The Dog Who Saved Christmas, The Dog Who Saved Halloween, The Dog Who Saved the Holidays, The Dog Who Saved Easter, The Three Dogateers, A Horse For Summer, The Dog Who Saved Summer, A Dog For Christmas, Horse Camp, Andy the Talking Hedgehog.

Monday 27

“Historical Roasts” (Netflix streaming anytime) Comedian Jeff Ross gathers A-list comedians in period-appropriate garb to “roast” various deceased historical figures.

“The Hot Zone” (National Geographic 7pm) Richard Preston’s 1995 nonfiction thriller about the origins of viral hemorrhagic fevers finds an all-star cast (Julianna Margulies, Noah Emmerich, Liam Cunningham, Topher Grace, Robert Sean Leonard) battling an Ebola outbreak in the suburbs of Washington D.C.

Tuesday 28

“Songland” (KOB-4 9pm) Finally! A competition on television that allows singers to showcase their talent!

Wednesday 29

“Archer: 1999” (FXX 8pm) FXX’s animated crime comedy has gone through a number of crazy iterations in the last few seasons, jumping its characters between film noir detectives, international super spies and “Miami Vice”-style cops. For this season, everybody’s shot out into space for a retro sci-fi spoof.

“The InBetween” (KOB-4 7pm) A Seattle medium (Harriet Dyer) helps cops solve murders. How do police in real life ever solve crimes without the help of psychics, supercomputers, vampires, zombies or Lucifer?


 
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