Week In Sloth: “Undatable,” “Crossbones,” “Ice Holes”

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Thursday 29

“Undateable” (KOB-4 8pm) “Confident slacker” Danny (Chris D’Elia from “Whitney”) mentors his new roommate’s romantically challenged friends in the game of love.

Friday 30

“Crossbones” (KOB-4 9pm) NBC gets into the pirate biz with this swashbuckling new series starring John Malkovich as the infamous Blackbeard.

“Ice Holes” (National Geographic 8pm) Fishing shows: what you pitch at a network meeting when you’re completely out of ideas.

Saturday 31

“Teenage Fairytale Dropouts” (The Hub 7am) This new animated series, based loosely on a 2003 Mexican film called Magos y Gigantes, follows the troubled teenage children of famous fairytale characters.

“2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony” (HBO 6pm) Cat Stevens, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt and Peter Gabriel are among this year’s inductees.

“Bet on Your Baby” (KOAT-7 7pm) Followed by the premiere of “Expect a Visit From CPS.”

“Mini Monsters” (Discovery 7pm) Discovery and the BBC take a glimpse into the secret world of “tiny animal superheroes.”

“My Tiny Terror” (Animal Planet 7pm) Small, yappy dogs make their owners’ lives a living hell. Duh.

“Sing Your Face Off” (KOAT-7 8pm) No, it’s not just another stupid singing competition. It’s a stupid singing competition in which people dress up as celebrities.

Sunday 1

“Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives” (Discovery 7pm) Nine Russian students died on an expedition in Russia’s Dyatlov Pass back in 1959 (probably from a boring old avalanche and not a UFO or whatever). For some reason the incident has become a hot topic all of a sudden among conspiracy theorists, supernaturalists and cryptozoologists. This new documentary says Bigfoot did it.

“Halt and Catch Fire” (AMC 8pm) This ’80s-set retro-drama is a fictionalized “insider’s view” of the personal computer revolution. Lee Pace (“Pushing Daisies”), Scoot McNairy (12 Years a Slave) and Toby Huss (Artie from “The Adventures of Pete & Pete”!) star.

Monday 2

“Webheads” (Nickelodeon 4pm) Contestants guess the outcomes of viral videos in this kids’ game show, which promises the return of that old-school Nick standby, the slime bucket.

“Copycat” (MTV 3:55pm) Look, it’s summer. We’re just going to have to get used to a whole lot of interchangeably generic singing competitions.

“Hoarders: Where Are They Now?” (Lifetime 7pm) Polish up your schadenfreude, neat freaks.

Tuesday 3

“Famous in 12” (KWBQ-19 7pm) The CW’s newest “unscripted series/social experiment” turns its cameras on an ordinary family and sends them to Los Angeles on a 12-week quest to become famous. Each family member will be tracked on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube to see who can build the biggest social media profile. It’s like somebody’s filming the decline of Western civilization in real time.

“Serbian Cut” (Discovery 8:02pm) Who doesn’t love TV shows about logging? … Sorry, that should read, “Who the hell watches TV shows about logging?”

Wednesday 4

“Jennifer Falls” (TV Land 8:30pm) A bottomed-out banking industry executive moves in with her mom and gets a job at her brother’s sports bar. While this sitcom sounds generic, it does provide a lead role for Jamie Pressly (“My Name Is Earl”), who deserves more face time on TV.
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