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The drama "Masters of Sex" starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan is back for a third season on Showtime

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Tennis, anyone? It's time for the men's final at the "2015 Wimbledon Championships." 6 a.m. ESPN

Hey, kitty, kitty! America's pastime goes feline in the star-studded special "Paw Star Game." 5 and 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

It's "The Hunger Games" versus "Pitch Perfect" in the movie category at the "2015 MTV Fandom Awards." 8 p.m. MTV

Two's company and a dozen's definitely a crowd as adventurers au naturel brave the great outdoors for "Naked and Afraid XL." 9 and 10 p.m. Discovery

A minor fender-bender leads to an "Accidental Obsession" in this new thriller. 9 p.m. Lifetime

"The 2000s: A New Reality" reviews the major events of the decade that was like so five years ago. 9 p.m. National Geographic Channel; also Mon.

Liev Schreiber is back in business in new episodes of the L.A.-set drama "Ray Donovan." 9 p.m. Showtime

"The Strain" is starting to show with the return of this horror drama we're simply too squeamish to watch. 10 p.m. FX

Our sexy sexologists (Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan) are ready to reveal their findings on the third-season premiere of "Masters of Sex." 10 p.m. Showtime


Based on Elizabeth Swados' memoir, the animated film "My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of It" features the voice talents of Sigourney Weaver, Steve Buscemi and Fred Armisen. 9 p.m. HBO

Kate "Almost Famous" Hudson goes "Running Wild With Bear Grylls" on the return of this adventure series. 10 p.m. NBC

Internet-addicted Chinese teens are shipped off to boot camp-style rehab in "Web Junkie" airing on "POV." 10 p.m. KOCE

They don't make 'em like that anymore, not like the classic American cars on display in the new series "Cuban Chrome." 10 p.m. Discovery Channel


Baseball's best take the field for the "2015 MLB All-Star Game." 5 p.m. Fox

Nearly all of New York City blows a fuse during the blackout of 1977, as recalled on a new "American Experience." 9 p.m. KOCE

When is a planet not a planet? When it's the celestial orb that NASA sent a $700 million probe to anyway, as detailed in the new special "Mission Pluto." 9 p.m. National Geographic Channel

Women forced into sex slavery by the Islamic State tell of "Escaping ISIS" in this new edition of "Frontline." 10 p.m. KOCE


Sports stars are feted, and Caitlyn Jenner receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, at "The 2015 ESPYs." 8 p.m. ABC

A new "Nova" also looks at NASA's New Horizons mission to capture images of Pluto. 9 p.m. KOCE

The queen of "King of Queens" is back in an all-new season of her reality show "Leah Remini: It's All Relative." 9 p.m. TLC

Bro out with new seasons of "Wahlburgers" and "Donnie Loves Jenny," followed by the new series "Lachey's Bar" starring Nick and Drew Lachey. 9:30, 10 and 10:30 p.m. A&E

A transgender girl deals with typical teen stuff — family, friends, school, etc., — in the new series "I Am Jazz." 10 p.m. TLC

The affable Jim Gaffigan stars in the aptly titled sitcom "The Jim Gaffigan Show." 10 p.m. TV Land


NFL star Russell Wilson hosts "Kids' Choice Sports 2015." Like the ESPYs but, you know, for kids. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon, TV Land

"Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" is all that Denis Leary needs in this new comedy about a washed-up musician looking to get unwashed-up. 10 p.m. FX

Nat Faxon and Judy Greer are still "Married" as that sitcom begins a new season. 10:30 p.m. FX

"Geeks Who Drink" tackle trivia questions whilst imbibing in this new quiz show. "Chuck's" Zachary Levi hosts. 11 p.m. Syfy


"Tig" alert! Comic and cancer survivor Tig Notaro is profiled in this new documentary. Anytime, Netflix

Turner Classic Movies' film-noir celebration continues, and includes Barbara Stanwyck in the 1946 thriller "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers." 7 p.m. TCM

Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones star in "Vader, She Wrote" on a new "Great Performances." Nah, just kidding, it's a 2010 production of "Driving Miss Daisy." 9 p.m. KOCE


Andie MacDowell is back in "Cedar Cove" with the drama's two-hour third-season premiere. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Sound familiar? Young people living in a dystopian world are forced into some sort of bizarre competition in 2014's "The Maze Runner." 8 p.m. HBO

"The Bride He Bought Online" wasn't real, and he's none to happy about having been "catfished" by some mean teens, in this new thriller. 8 p.m. Lifetime

They've been working on the railroad! The frontier-era drama "Hell on Wheels" rolls out its fifth and final season. 9 p.m. AMC

It's "Mega Shark vs. Kolossus" in this new creature feature. 9 p.m. Syfy

Monopoly's boring, so they played with a "Ouija" board instead in this 2014 supernatural thriller. 10 p.m. Cinemax


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