‘Big Brother,’ ‘General Hospital,’ Shark Week and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week

MONDAY

Immigration Nation: Time Magazine called this documentary about the immigration system as run by the Trump administration — and the horrors therein — is the “most important TV show” you’ll see this year. Plan accordingly. Series premiere Netflix

The Fugitive: Kiefer Sutherland co-stars in this remake of the movie/TV show that maybe didn’t need to be remade? I don’t know, just talking out loud. Premiere. Quibi

Sex Next Door: This documentary follows the lives of four Seattle sex workers. Premiere. Quibi

Hey! It’s back! Hooray! 2 p.m., ABC

TUESDAY

John Lewis: Celebrating a Hero: A look at the life of a remarkable American and hero. 9 p.m., CBS

The Swamp: This documentary follows around three of Trump’s most loyal idiots, Matt Gaetz, Thomas Massie, and Ken Buck as they attempt to “drain the swamp” (while not realizing they are the swamp creatures). 7 p.m., HBO

America’s Got Talent: The 15th Anniversary Special looks back at some of the most viral acts. Huh! I wonder if they’ll have a look back at past judges like Sharon Osbourne and Gabrielle Union? 7 p.m., NBC

WEDNESDAY

Big Brother: A cast of returning all-stars quarantine in the Big Brother house. This is either the exact TV show for our moment, or the WORST POSSIBLE REMINDER of what we are all going through. Season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Coroner: Basically, this is a Canadian lady version of Quincy, M.E.. (Look it up, kids.) Series premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

True Life Presents: Quarantine Stories: Twenty-somethings are forced to move back in with their parents thanks to the virus. LISTEN, I AM LIVING IT, BUT FROM THE OTHER SIDE. Premiere. 8 p.m., MTV

THURSDAY

American Pickle: Seth Rogan stars in this comedy as a 19th-century pickle maker who becomes pickled and revived in the 21st century, and said pickle maker’s great-grandson. HBO Max

Star Trek: Lower Decks: This new animated series follows the adventures of the support staff on Starfleet’s U.S.S. Cerritos. Series premiere. CBS All Access

Hitmen: Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins star as two best friends who also happen to be assassins in this British comedy. Premiere. Peacock

The Rain: Third and final season. Netflix

On the Trail: The 2020 Primaries: Basically, this is HBO Max’s version of The Circus, but not in real time. Premiere. HBO Max

FRIDAY

Pan y Circo: Diego Luna hosts conversations with politicians, activists and celebrities about a number of topics including gender violence; climate change; decriminalization of abortion; racism and identity; drug legalization; immigration; and COVID-19. Series premiere. Amazon

Being Reuben: Reuben de Maid is one of the biggest make-up vloggers in the world and he’s only 14. This new series takes a look at his family and life. Series premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

Tiny Creatures: Cute animals because God knows we need some right now. Premiere. Netflix

SATURDAY

Richard Jewell: Clint Eastwood directed this movie based on the man who was falsely accused of planting a bomb at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic park. It received decent reviews, though there was an outcry for depicting Atlanta Journal-Constitution journalist Kathy Scruggs as a woman who would trade sex for stories, so that’s gross.  7 p.m., HBO

Modern Times: Charlie Chaplin’s classic film is the last time he portrayed The Little Tramp. In it, The Little Tramp tries to survive an industrialized world in the middle of the Great Depression. No reason. 8:45 p.m., TCM

Edge of Tomorrow: In one of Tom Cruise’s best roles, he plays a soldier who is forced to live the last day of his life over and over again. Nope, don’t know what that feels like AT ALL. 8:30 p.m., TNT

SUNDAY

Surviving Jeffrey Epstein: Jeffrey Epstein gets the R. Kelly treatment in this new docuseries that tells the stories of his survivors. Series premiere. 7 p.m., Lifetime

Perry Mason: A sensational trial comes to a close in the season finale to one of the darkest — but best — series of the summer. 8 p.m., HBO

Shark Week begins: All sharks all the time. 7 p.m., Discovery

 

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