TV This Week for July 5-11: '7 Days in Hell' and more

"SNL's" Andy Samberg and "Game of Thrones'" Kit Harington star in the new mockumentary "7 Days in Hell" on HBO

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This week's TV Movies


SUNDAY

The U.S. women's soccer team will be on the field for the "2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Final" in Vancouver. 4 p.m. Fox

Cue the cello: An all-new "Shark Week" gets underway with the specials "Shark Trek," "Island of the Mega Shark," "Monster Mako" and "Shark After Dark." 8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m. Discovery Channel

When silents were golden: The 2014 documentary "The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema" recalls a prolific, family-run operation in New Rochelle, N.Y., that released over a thousand films between 1910 to 1917. 9 p.m. Turner Classic Movies

Vanessa (Eva Green) battles her demon, singular, on the sophomore-season finale of the supernatural drama "Penny Dreadful." 10 p.m. Showtime

MONDAY

Broadway veteran Krysta Rodriguez ("Smash"), who's battling breast cancer in real life, plays a cancer patient on the season premiere of "Chasing Life." 9 p.m. ABC Family

A mother in New York City and a father in Seattle each try to win back custody of their respective kids in the new documentary "Tough Love" airing on "POV." 10 p.m. KOCE

TUESDAY

Long-married couples split up and then cohabitate with total strangers, but just for a fortnight, in the new reality series "Seven Year Switch." 6 p.m. FYI

Jane Lynch is back with a new season of "Hollywood Game Night." Or, you could get up off your lazy butt and ride along with the buff instructors of "Hollywood Cycle" in a new reality series. 10 p.m. NBC; 10 p.m. E!

WEDNESDAY

It's Homo sapiens versus Neanderthals — Spoiler alert: We win! — on the series finale of "First Peoples." 9 p.m. KOCE

Eric Jonrosh (Will Ferrell), the author and auteur who brought you "The Spoils of Babylon," spins a noir-ish tale this time around in the all-new miniseries spoof "The Spoils Before Dying." Michael Kenneth Williams, Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph also star. 9 and 9:30 p.m. IFC; also Thu.-Fri.

If you have to ask you really can't afford it in the new reality TV spin-off "Million Dollar Listing San Francisco." 10 p.m. Bravo

"Key & Peele" are back with new episodes of their sketch show. Then, it's the debut of "Why? With Hannibal Buress" starring the standup comic and "Broad City" regular. 10 and 10:30 p.m. Comedy Central

Rap music's Chuck D and Flavor Flav are still fighting the power in the concert doc "Public Enemy: Live From Metropolis Studios." 10 p.m. Showtime

THURSDAY

They think themselves above the law in the true-crime series "Untouchable: Power Corrupts." 6 p.m. Investigation Discovery

OMG! IRL! They met online and now they're going on actual "Dates" in real life this sexy, London-set anthology series from the creator of "Skins." 9 and 9:30 p.m. KTLA

Them what's fer it are forced to shack up with them what's agin it — "It" being whatever social issue pushes their particular hot buttons — in the unscripted series "Living With the Enemy." 10 p.m. Lifetime

It's "Community's" Alison Brie versus "Arrested Development's" Will Arnett in an all-new "Lip Sync Battle." 10 p.m. Spike

Aden Young returns to the scene of the crime, again, in a new season of the Georgia-set drama "Rectify." 10 p.m. SundanceTV

Everyday folks talk about the time they made that "One Bad Choice" in this new series. 11 p.m. MTV

FRIDAY

"Chris Tucker Live" puts the fast-talking actor-comic ("Rush Hour") in front of a hometown crowd in Atlanta for his first-ever full-length standup special. Anytime, Netflix

Tanks for the memories: Brad Pitt leads his battle-hardend crew into German-occupied territory in the 2014 WWII action tale "Fury." 9 p.m. Starz

SATURDAY

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

Evelyn Lozada of "Basketball Wives" strikes out on her own in the new reality series "Livin' Lozada." 6 p.m. OWN

Jennifer Aniston, Charlie Day and Jasons Bateman and Sudeikis return in the 2014 comedy sequel "Horrible Bosses 2." 8 p.m. HBO

A mom tries to protect her teenage son from a cougar — the lady kind, not the cat kind — in the new thriller "Lethal Seduction." With Amanda Detmer and Dina Meyer. 8 p.m. Lifetime

The pursuit of happiness is pursued, happily, in the special "Morgan Spurlock Presents Freedom! The Movie." 9 p.m. CMT

Lacey Chabert gets a "Family for Christmas" in this seasonally inappropriate fantasy-comedy. 9 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Speaking of tennis, "SNL's" Andy Samberg and "Game of Thrones'" Kit Harington hold court, and hold it, and hold it, in the new star-studded mockumentary "7 Days in Hell." 10 p.m. HBO

Remember VHS tapes? "Generation YouTube" doesn't in this new documentary about all these young whippersnappers with their virus videos and the whatnot. 10 p.m. National Geographic Channel

 

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