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

June 26, 2015

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FRIDAY

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.

SATURDAY
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.

SUNDAY
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
FRIDAY, JUNE 26
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.
SATURDAY, JUNE 27
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.
SUNDAY, JUNE 28
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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