The World Cup final, ‘Who is America,’ ‘Bobcat Goldthwait’s Monsters & Misfits’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week

 

MONDAY

The Bachelorette: Becca frets over which four men she should terrorize with hometown visits. 7 p.m., ABC

So You Think You Can Dance: We’re done with auditions, and off to “The Academy.” And if SYTYCD were looking to make a real change, I would start by doing away with multiple “Academy” episodes because no one cares. Get on with it already. 7 p.m., Fox

Bachelor Party: This movie stars Tom Hanks — because it was made back in 1984, when Tom Hanks would still be happy to make a movie called “Bachelor Party.” I remember watching it back in my unsupervised childhood, and if I’m correct, it’s not that explicit — maybe some boobies, but that’s about it. But I shudder to think how it holds up in our current environment. Just think what unintended horrors lie in wait. 7:10 More Max

TUESDAY

The Outpost: In this new fantasy-adventure series, a lone survivor of a race called the “Blackbloods” seeks vengeance on the men who killed her family and learns that she possesses supernatural powers in the process. Series premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

10 Streets that Changed America: Exactly what it sounds like. Series premiere. 7 p.m., PBS

No Passport Required: Marcus Samuelsson picks up where Anthony Bourdain left us. In this new series, Samuelsson visits immigrant communities in America to showcase their culture and foods. Series premiere. 8 p.m., PBS

America’s Got Talent: The last of the auditions. 7 p.m., NBC

WEDNESDAY

Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters: This anthology series looks delightful if comedians and monsters are your bag. Series premiere. 9 p.m., TruTV

TKO: Kevin Hart hosts this new game show that looks a whole lot like Wipeout? Does this look like Wipeout to anyone else? Series premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

The Handmaid’s Tale: It’s season finale time. I bet it ends with a musical number. Hulu

Harlots: Season premiere. Hulu

Seatbelt Psychic: You get into an Uber and the next thing you know you’re talking to your dead grandma: the entire concept of this new series. Series premiere. 9 p.m., Lifetime

Dr. Pimple Popper: I mean, this is my own fucking personal nightmare, but you do you. Series premiere. 9 p.m., TLC

THURSDAY

Marlon: In the season finale, Marlon throws himself a funeral party and makes all his friends and family eulogize him because he’s an asshole. 8:30 p.m., NBC

Hot Wheels: 50th Anniversary Special: A history of the toy that clutters my upstairs. 7 p.m., History

Little Big Shots: Season finale. 7 p.m., NBC

FRIDAY

How it Ends: A lawyer travels across the country with his disapproving father-in-law. Oh, and there’s an apocalypse or something. Netflix

The Shocking Truth: The series that takes a look at the true stories that inspired famous movies takes on A Nightmare on Elm Street in the season premiere. 7 p.m., Reelz

Whistleblower: This docuseries takes a look at the people who expose shenanigans at corporations. Series premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

SATURDAY

Who is America? Sacha Baron Cohen has been filming a new TV show secretly for a year. Buckle up. Series premiere. 9 p.m., Showtime

Battle of the Sexes: Based on the true story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs which happened right here in Houston’s Astrodome. Unrelated: will Steve Carrell please return to comedy already? 7 p.m., HBO

Mamma Mia!: A helpful reminder that the completely unnecessary sequel opens in theaters next week. 7 p.m., NBC

SUNDAY

World Cup Final: ? vs ? EXCITING! 10 a.m., Fox

The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale: It’s back! Season premiere. Netflix

Our Cartoon President: It’s back! Season premiere. 9:30 p.m., Showtime

 

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