TV This Week, June 14-20: 'Whiplash' and more

A drummer and his music teacher (Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons) go to war in the 2014 drama "Whiplash" on Starz

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This week's TV Movies


SUNDAY

“Juno” director Jason Reitman looks at disconnect in the digital age in the 2014 drama “Men, Women & Children.” With Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner and Judy Greer. 8 p.m. Epix

Show them the money! “Mother Funders” try to raise big bucks for their kids' elementary school in suburban Georgia in this reality series. 9 p.m. Bravo

Winter is coming — finally — on “Game of Thrones.” But summer's almost here, which means it's time for the hit fantasy drama to go away till next spring. 9 p.m. HBO

“Silicon Valley” and “Veep” also end their respective seasons. 10 and 10:30 p.m. HBO

MONDAY

“The Terminator's” Linda Hamilton presents true-life tales of women who fought back against their attackers in the new series “Over My Dead Body.” 7 and 7:30 p.m. Investigation Discovery

The five-part miniseries “Texas Rising” concludes. 9 p.m. History Channel

One of the first-ever same-sex couples to legally marry — way back in 1975 — shares their story in the documentary “Limited Partnership” on a new “Independent Lens.” 10 p.m. KOCE

Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky and Bugsy Siegel are in the lineup in the eight-part docu-series “The Making of the Mob: New York” hosted by “Goodfellas'” Ray Liotta. 10 p.m. AMC

Everything you always wanted to know about “Masters of Sex” but were afraid to ask is revealed on a new edition of “Behind the Story With the Paley Center.” 11 p.m. SundanceTV

TUESDAY

The U.S. women's soccer team takes on Nigeria as early-round play continues at the “2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.” 5 p.m. Fox

It's 8 o'clock... Do you know where your children are? A new “Nick News With Linda Ellerbee” weighs the pros and cons of wearable — and trackable — digital devices for your kids. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander are back as “Rizzoli & Isles” in the crime drama's sixth-season premiere. 9 p.m. TNT

In case you don't get enough Middle East turmoil by watching the evening news, the political thriller “Tyrant” is returning for a second season. 10 p.m. FX

Sometimes you want to go... where everybody cuts your hair, like the Boston barbershop that's the setting for new sitcom “Clipped.” With Ashley Tisdale and “Cheers' ” George Wendt. 10 p.m. TBS

Is this all there is? A surgeon (Jennifer Beals) and her billionaire employer (Matthew Modine) seek “Proof” of life after death in this new drama. 10 p.m. TNT

WEDNESDAY

“Rent,” schment. “Wicked,” schmicked. “Duck Dynasty's” Robertson clan gets their very own Las Vegas stage show in the new special “Duck Commander: Making the Musical.” 9 p.m. A&E

The Victorian-era crime drama “Ripper Street” wraps its third season. With Matthew Macfadyen and Jerome Flynn. 10 p.m. BBC America

The Cold War heats up for one East German twentysomething (Jonas Nay) in the new espionage drama “Deutschland 83.” 11 p.m. SundanceTV

THURSDAY

Stand by your spaceman: “Reba's" JoAnna Garcia Swisher and “24's” Yvonne Strahovski star in the new 1960s-set drama “The Astronaut Wives Club” based on Lily Koppel's bestseller. 8 p.m. ABC

“Spin City's” Jennifer Esposito joins the cast of “Mistresses” in the soapy drama's third-season premiere. 9 p.m. ABC

Dudes! Chris Pratt and Liam Neeson are among the honorees at “Guys Choice 2015” hosted by “Empire's” Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. 9 p.m. Spike

“Complications” arise when an ER doctor (Jason O'Mara) saves the life of a youngster during a gang-related shooting in this new drama. 9 p.m. USA

Outdoorsy types find themselves “Alone” again, naturally, in this new wilderness-survival challenge. 10 p.m. History Channel

FRIDAY

A blended family hits the high seas for “One Crazy Cruise” in this new TV movie. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

Soprano Renée Fleming is “The Merry Widow” in Tony winner Susan Stroman's staging of the Franz Lehár operetta on a new “Great Performances at the Met.” 9 p.m. KOCE

A martinet of a music teacher (Oscar winner J.K. Simmons) lays the beat down on an aspiring jazz drummer (Miles Teller) in writer-director Damien Chazelle's 2014 drama “Whiplash.” 9 p.m. Starz

Intergalactic bounty hunters called “Killjoys” are coming to a wretched hive of scum and villainy near you in this new action-adventure series. 9 p.m. Syfy

The white and nerdy “Weird Al” Yankovic is inducted into “CollegeHumor's Comedy Music Hall of Fame” in this first annual ceremony hosted by Paul F. Tompkins. 10 p.m. IFC

SATURDAY

Going, going, “Gone Girl.” Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star in David Fincher's twisty and twisted 2014 thriller adapted from the Gillian Flynn bestseller. 8 p.m. HBO

The clone-tastic Tatiana Maslany closes out another season of the science-fiction drama “Orphan Black.” 9 p.m. BBC America

“The Wonder Years'” Danica McKellar may have found the “Perfect Match” in this new romantic comedy. 9 p.m. Hallmark Channel

 

 

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