Week In Sloth

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Thursday 28

Ozark Sharks (Syfy 7pm) Syfy turned into a goofy, shark-based channel so slowly, we barely noticed.

“Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle” (Comedy 11pm) Who needs celebrities to roast? Comedians go head-to-head with one another in a battle of wits and insults.

Friday 29

Tallulah (Netflix streaming anytime) This comedy-drama, written and directed by Sian Heder (one of the writers for “Orange is the New Black”), stars Ellen Page as a free-spirited young babysitter who kidnaps/rescues a toddler from an irresponsible mother then seeks the help of her ex-boyfiend’s estranged mother (Allison Janney).

Saturday 30

“Stride Gum Presents Heaven Sent” (KASA-2 7pm) Skydiver Luke Aikins marks a new first in the history of his sport when he jumps out of a plane with no parachute, no wingsuit, no nothing. I don’t know how he’s going to survive, but it makes me want chewing gum really bad.

Thank God It’s Friday (TCM 12:45am) This is as archeological a study of the Disco era, circa 1978, as you are likely to find. Be on the lookout for young Jeff Goldblum, Debra Winger and Donna Summer. Oh, and that’s Terri Nunn from the New Wave group Berlin as a high school contest winner.

Sunday 31

“Teen Choice 2016” (KASA-2 7pm) John Cena and Victoria Justice host. Charlie Puth and Serayah (whoever they are) perform.

Sharknado: The 4th Awakens (Syfy 6pm) Sure, these Sharknado movies are dumb as all hell, but you’ve got to give them credit for self-awareness. Half the cast of “Baywatch” is in this one—just to give you an idea of how non-serious it is. Also, Gary Busey is here. He may have just wandered on to set. We can’t be sure.

Monday 1

“Future-Worm!” (Disney XD 9am) A 12-year-old builds a time machine out of a lunchbox, teams up with a super-powered futuristic worm and travels through time having various animated adventures. Makes sense to me.

Tuesday 2

“The Nazi Games—Berlin 1936” (KNME-5 7pm) Sure, our Olympic athletes have got the Zika virus, super bacteria in the water, a collapsing government infrastructure and assorted drug-fueled kidnapping gangs to contend with in Rio this summer. But at least they’re not up against the Nazis.

Wednesday 3

“Beat Bugs” (Netflix streaming anytime) This computer-animated music series for kids is notable because it features cover tunes from the Beatles’ catalog. Among the artists covering the Fab Four: Eddie Vedder, Pink, Sia, The Shins, Of Monsters and Men, Chris Cornell and Regina Spektor. I suspect a lot of parents will be listening in.

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