TV This Week June 15-21: 'Masterpiece Mystery!,' 'Rectify' and more

TV This Week June 15-21: 'Masterpiece Mystery!,' 'Rectify' and more
David Tennant stars in "Masterpiece Mystery: The Escape Artist" on PBS. (Steffan Hill / PBS)

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Hail to the chief: Former President George H.W. Bush is saluted by friends, family, politicians and journalists in the documentary "41 on 41." 6 and 8 p.m. CNN


Nice wig! "Doctor Who's" David Tennant plays a British solicitor in the two-part tale "The Escape Artist" on "Masterpiece Mystery!" 9 p.m. KOCE


"Game of Thrones" goes into overtime with an extended episode to close out its fourth fantastical season. 9 p.m. HBO

The docu-special "Inside Combat Rescue: The Last Stand" covers the winding down of the war in Afghanistan. 9 p.m. National Geographic Channel

Give dad the gift that keeps on quacking with the two-part "Duck Dynasty: A Father's Day of Duck." 10 and 10:30 p.m. A&E

A debate in the African American community about whether gay marriage is a civil-rights issue is examined on a new "Independent Lens." 10:30 p.m. KOCE


"Switched at Birth" and "The Fosters" return. D.W. Moffett and Lea Thompson star in the former series, Teri Polo and Sherri Saum in the latter. 8 and 9 p.m. ABC Family

The documentary "American Pharaoh" follows a U.S. soccer coach hoping to steer Egypt's national team to a berth in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. 10 p.m. KOCE

If they would just air a single episode each week, it wouldn't be time already for the season finale of Louis C.K.'s "Louie." 10 and 10:30 p.m. FX


"Nick News With Linda Ellerbee" tracks the mother of all family vacations in "Twelve for the Road: The Ultimate Unusual & Unending Road Trip." 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

Remember "The Aughts"? If not, catch up on a decade's worth of pop culture into the five-night, 10-part series "I Love the 2000s." 9 and 10 p.m. VH1; continuing Wed.-Sat.

Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander are once again, respectively, "Rizzoli & Isles" on the crime drama's fifth-season premiere. 9 p.m. TNT

You'll have to forgo "Fargo" for the foreseeable future, as this series inspired by the Coen brothers' quirky 1996 crime-comedy concludes its freshman season. 10 p.m. FX

The procedural drama "Perception" is back for a third season. With Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, LeVar Burton and Rachael Leigh Cook. 10 p.m. TNT


"Step Up's" Jenna Dewan-Tatum, a.k.a. Mrs. Channing Tatum, steps up as a guest judge on "So You Think You Can Dance." 8 p.m. Fox

Melissa Joan Hart and Joseph Lawrence are done playing "Melissa & Joey" for another season. 8 p.m. ABC Family

The weight of the world: The documentary "Globesity: Fat's New Frontier" looks at potentially disastrous dietary changes in developing nations. 9 p.m. KCET


"Breaking Bad," "Fargo" and "The Good Wife" are just some of TV's top shows up for honors at "The Fourth Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards." 8 p.m. KTLA

The futuristic series "Defiance" returns, then it's angels vs. humans for "Dominion" over a post-apocalyptic Earth in a new supernatural drama. 8 and 9 p.m. Syfy

One sure sign of summer is the return of the Canadian-made cop drama "Rookie Blue." With Missy Peregrym and Gregory Smith. 9 p.m. ABC

"Rectify" — the drama that asks the question "Is there life after death row?" — returns for a second season. Aden Young stars. 9 p.m. Sundance Channel

"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" for a fourth season, then it's the new special "Kate Plus 8: Sextuplets Turn 10." 9 and 10 p.m. TLC


"Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America" salutes the landscape architect who helped lay out New York's Central Park. 9 p.m. KOCE

If he builds it, they will swim in the reality series "Pool Master." 9 p.m. Animal Planet

The tragic tale of a ballerina whose career was cut short by polio is retold in "Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun" on "American Masters." 10 p.m. KOCE

Aspiring comics are put through their paces and the "Funniest Wins" in this new reality competition. 10 p.m. TBS


Hugh Jackman is all whiskers, muscles and retractable claws in the 2013 "X-Men" franchise entry "The Wolverine." 8 p.m. HBO

Untimely ripp'd! A mother's unborn baby is "Stolen From the Womb" in this new thriller. With Laura Mennell and Larisa Oleynik. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Lia Marie Johnson enjoys being "Terry the Tomboy" in this new TV movie based on the kid-friendly web series. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

The canceled drama "The Assets" — about the hunt for a CIA mole — returns to burn off its unaired episodes. 9 p.m. ABC

The clone-spiracy thriller "Orphan Black" ends its second season. Tatiana Maslany stars. 9 p.m. BBC America

They'll never be royals. But they're "Almost Royal" in this faux reality series. 10 p.m. BBC America