Week In Sloth: “Manhattan Love Story,” “Stalker,” “How To Get Away With Murder”

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Thursday 25

“How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC 9pm) Viola Davis (The Help) stars as a criminal defense professor who makes her students solve crimes. Presumably for extra credit.

“Jokers Wild” (truTV 8pm) Sadly, not a remake of the old TV game show, but some kind of reality/sketch comedy show in which the hidden camera pranksters of “Impractical Jokers” share a “comical look at their personal lives.”

Friday 25

“Transparent” (Amazon.com streaming anytime) Amazon gets into the “must see TV” business with this winning dramedy about a parent (Jeffrey Tambor from “Arrested Development”) who decides rather late in life to switch genders.

Saturday 27

“Saturday Night Live” (KOB-4 10:30pm) The awesomesauce Chris Pratt, recently catapulted to the A-list thanks to Guardians of the Galaxy, hosts the season premiere.

Sunday 28

“Thank God It’s Thursday on ABC!” (KOAT-7 1pm) If you’re a huge fan of Shonda Rhimes, I guess that’ll be your mantra. This season her new show “How to Get Away with Murder” joins her old shows “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal.” For now Rhimes (who else) gets you all pumped for the upcoming Shonda-fest.

“Once Upon a Time: Storybrooke Has Frozen Over” (KOAT-7 6pm) Get ready to get really, really excited, Disney freaks. The characters from “Frozen” are coming to “Once Upon a Time” this season! Here’s an hour-long teaser—followed by the hour-long actual show.

“Family Guy” (KASA-2 8pm) The Griffin family shows up in Springfield for a gimmicky crossover with the cast of “The Simpsons.”

Monday 29

“The iHeartRadio Music Festival” (KWBQ-19 7pm) Is it me, or does one of these show up every month on The CW? I mean, how much Ariana Grande can we realistically take?

Tuesday 30

“Manhattan Love Story” (KOAT-7 7:30pm) Analeigh Tipton (from “America’s Next Top Model”) and Jake McDorman (ABC Family’s “Greek”) star in this new rom-com. The only thing that keeps it from being completely generic: You can hear the main characters’ inner monologues nattering away in their heads. That’s not gonna get old.

“Happyland” (MTV 12am) This “soap-like” comedy-drama centers around a young woman named Lucy Velez, who has spent her entire life growing up at a theme park called Happyland. Her fairy tale-obsessed mom has played the character of Princess Adriana for nearly 20 years, and Lucy will do anything not to follow in her footsteps. But will the handsome and charming son of the park’s new owner change our gal’s summer plans?

Wednesday 1

“Stalker” (KRQE-13 9pm) The only thing CBS loves more than crimes is sex crimes. So here’s a new police procedural about detectives who investigate “stalking incidents—including voyeurism, cyber harassment and romantic fixation.” Maggie Q (“Nikita”) and Dylan McDermott (“The Practice”) star.

“Death Valley” (CMT 9pm) CMT adds this docu-reality(ish) series about redneck rebels living in “one of the most treacherous places on Earth.”

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