Weekend TV: Time to hit the beach The top draws on broadcast and cable and in sports

June 26, 2015



Best bet on broadcast: CBS, “The Briefcase,” 8 p.m. Season finale. Two families with different lifestyles decide how to use the case full of money.

Best bet on cable: Disney Channel, “Teen Beach 2,” 8 p.m. A made-for-TV sequel, although the plot sounds very similar to the first movie.

Top sporting event: Fox, “Soccer,” 7:30 p.m. The U.S. takes on China in a Women’s World Cup quarterfinal.

Best bet on broadcast: Fox, “Major League Baseball,” 7 p.m. Regional baseball games should perform relatively well against mainly reruns on broadcast.

Best bet on cable: TV One, “Will to Love,” 8 p.m. Original movie starring former “Cosby Show” actress Keshia Knight-Pulliam and reality star Draya Michele.

Top sporting event: beIN SPORTS, “Soccer,” 5:30 p.m. A Copa America quarterfinal between Brazil and Paraguay.

Best bet on broadcast: CBS, “Big Brother,” 8 p.m. The new season of the long-running reality competition makes its Sunday premiere.

Best bet on cable: BET, “BET Awards,” 8 p.m. Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, stars of ABC’s “black-ish,” host the 15th annual event.

Top sporting event: Fox, “Champions Tour Golf,” 2 p.m. Final round of the U.S. Senior Open, won last year by Colin Montgomerie.


A look at this week’s top TV draws
Time Network Program Description
3 a.m. Netflix “Dreamworks Dragons” (K) Series premiere. New series based on the movie “How To Train Your Dragon.”
7 p.m. NBCSN “NHL Draft” (S) Live coverage of the annual entry draft from Sunrise, Florida.
7:30 p.m. Fox “Soccer” (S) A quarterfinal match in the Women’s World Cup in Canada.

8 p.m.

Disney Channel

“Teen Beach 2″ (M)

Sequel of the 2013 made-for-TV movie.

9 p.m. Showtime “Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang” (N) Documentary following the former basketball player’s trip to North Korea.
9:53 p.m. Disney Channel “Best Friends Whenever” (C) Series premiere. Sitcom about two best friends who travel back and forth in time.
Time Network Program Description
7 p.m. Fox “Major League Baseball” (S) Regional matchups include White Sox-Tigers and Cubs-Cardinals.
8 p.m. Lifetime “Perfect High” (M) A teen dancer gets injured and then becomes addicted to prescription drugs.
8 p.m. TV One “Will to Love” (M) Movie starring “Basketball Wives LA” cast member Draya Michele.
9 p.m. Hallmark Channel “A Country Wedding” (M) A country singer who’s about to get married returns to his hometown and reconnects with an old friend.
9 p.m. Discovery Channel “Mega Berg” (N) Scientists examine huge icebergs in the arctic.
10 p.m. CMT “Crossroads” (A) Singer Brantley Gilbert teams up with Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Time Network Program Description
2 p.m. Fox “Golf” (S) Final round of the U.S. Senior Open at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento.
8 p.m. BET “BET Awards” (A) The 15th annual event, hosted by ‘black-ish’ stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.
9 p.m. AMC “Humans” (D) Series premiere. A family buys a human-like robot called a “Synth,” but soon realize she’s a bit unusual.
9 p.m. Showtime “Nurse Jackie” (C) Series finale. A guest surprises everyone at rehearsal for Fiona’s confirmation.
10 p.m. TNT “Falling Skies” (D) Season premiere. Someone has a new plan in the effort to win the war.
10 p.m. WGN “Salem” (D) Season finale. Mary makes a final effort to get rid of Countess Marburg.
A = awards show or special, C = comedy, D = drama, DD = daytime drama, G = game show, K = kids, M = movie, N = news/documentary, R = reality, S = sports, T = talk/variety show.


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