Roe: Hockey, basketball, X Games lead a sports-heavy television week
Are you game? With the start of summer’s re-run and reality season, sports are a major TV player. Here’s what caught my eye on television this week:
Sunday: “Enlisted,” 6 p.m., Fox: “Left, left, left, right, left! Left, left, these episodes are left!” The canceled series’ burn-off begins.
“Mega Dens,” 7 p.m., DIY: A pink floor? Let’s just stick an “e” on the end of this show’s title.
“Food Network Star,” 8 p.m., Food: Season 10 gets cooking.
“Halt and Catch Fire,” 9 p.m., AMC: Texas’ Silicon Prairie stars in this ’80s-set drama about the fledgling computer industry.
Monday: “The Bachelorette,” 7 p.m., ABC: Andi takes the remaining bakers’ dozen bachelors to New England and several of them are, like, “There’s a New England? What happened to the old one?”
“Beauty And The Beast,” 8 p.m., CW: I wonder if Vincent sheds during the summer?
“Mistresses,” 9 p.m., ABC: Season 2 sneaks in and hides under the bed.
“Longmire,” 9 p.m., A&E: The third season begins.
Tuesday: “Famous in 12,” 7 p.m., CW: Can a new-to-L.A. family find fame in just a dozen weeks? Does a bear film itself in the woods with its iPhone and then send the footage to TMZ?
“Giuliana and Bill,” 7 p.m., E!: Season 6 concludes with a duet between Giuliana and Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider. I’m not gonna take it; no, I ain’t gonna take it.
“Inside Amy Schumer,” 9:30 p.m., Comedy Central: Season 2 wraps up.
Wednesday: “2014 CMT Music Awards,” 7 p.m., CMT: Kristen Bell hosts; Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and others perform.
“Stanley Cup Finals,” 7 p.m., NBC: The championship series begins. Body-check it out.
“Restaurant Stakeout,” 8 p.m., Food: Um, if you leave that stakeout, it’s going to go bad.
“Untying the Knot,” 9 p.m., Bravo: Let’s watch couples divorce! I’m just gonna call this new reality series “The Ex-Files.”
“Through the Wormhole,” 9 p.m., Science: Season 5 premieres.
“Jennifer Falls,” 9:30 p.m., TVLand: “My Name Is Earl’s” Jaime Pressly stars in this new sitcom.
Thursday: “NBA Finals,” 8 p.m., ABC: Court’s in session with game one of the championship series.
“X Games Austin,” 8 p.m., ESPN: Bicycle motocross and skateboarding kick off coverage of the extreme sporting competition.
Friday: “Brian Williams D-Day Special,” 7 p.m., NBC: You get the cake, I’ll bring the candles. Oh … D-Day? That’s completely different. Never mind.
“Orange Is The New Black,” Netflix: The entire second season of Jenji Kohan’s prison dramedy drops today. Lock yourself up in your media room and and enjoy some solitary refinement.
“No Limits,” 7 p.m., Animal: Tonight’s episode is called “Bearded Lightning,” which is also my favorite rejected title for a song from the “Grease” soundtrack.
Saturday: “Power,” 8 p.m., Starz: A nightclub owner doubles as a drug kingpin in this new cable drama.
“Sing Your Face Off,” 8 p.m., ABC: Jon Lovitz either impersonates Meat Loaf or eats it. Either way, I’m watching.
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