What’s on TV This Week: ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ a Go-Go’s doc and more
The special “John Candy: Behind Closed Doors” remembers the late comic actor, “SCTV” cast member and star of films like “Trains, Plains and Automobiles” and “Uncle Buck.” 6 and 9 p.m. Reelz
“Her Deadly Groom” would rather she forever hold her peace in this new thriller. With Kate Watson and Michael DeVorzon. 8 p.m. Lifetime
What a bunch of “Raging Bull Shark.” National Geographic Channel’s annual “SharkFest” continues and includes this new special. 8 p.m. NGC
The new docuseries “Helter Skelter: An American Myth” revisits the dark deeds committed by members of Charles Manson’s murderous 1960s-era cult. 10 p.m. Epix
Our demon-slaying heroine (Melanie Scrofano) is back on a new night in the return of the western-horror mashup “Wynonna Earp.” 10 p.m. Syfy
And then there were four on the penultimate episode of the Jason Sudeikis-hosted standup-comedy competition “Tournament of Laughs.” 10 p.m. TBS
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is your culinary companion in the new quarantine-era series “Jamie: Keep Cooking and Carry On.” Anytime, Hulu
Abra … wait for it … cadabra! Professional magicians show you a trick or two you can do yourself in the new special “Penn & Teller: Try This at Home Too.” 9 p.m. The CW
Airing on “POV,” the 2020 documentary “Advocate” profiles Lea Tsemel, a Jewish lawyer in Israel who specializes in representing Palestinian political prisoners. 10 p.m. KOCE
The intrepid Cliff Simon scours the Louisiana bayous in search of a mythic swamp monster called the rougarou in the debut installment of the unscripted series “Into the Unknown.” 11 p.m. Travel Channel
O-T Fagbenle (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) plays a former boy band star seeking another shot at the pop-music brass ring in the imported comedy “Maxxx.” Christoper Meloni also stars. Anytime, Hulu
His honor: The new documentary “Stockton on My Mind” profiles Michael Tubbs, the first African American mayor of that central California city. 9 p.m. HBO
“Frontline” examines the mainstreaming of far-fetched conspiracy theories that were once relegated to the fringes of the internet in the new episode “United States of Conspiracy.” 10 p.m. KOCE
Boys will be boys in “Ladhood,” a new coming-of-age comedy set in Leeds, England, in the early 2000s. Liam Williams stars. Anytime, Hulu
“The Speed Cubers” show off their mad Rubik’s Cube-solving skills at an international tournament in Melbourne, Australia, in this new documentary. Anytime, Netflix
Hometown heroes Quetzal and La Marisol take part in a celebration of mariachi music on a new “Southland Sessions.” 8 p.m. KCET
Growing up in Los Angeles’ Boyle Heights, siblings Gabriel, Martha and Claudia Gonzalez sang classic Mexican ballads with their father.
A big bust goes, well, bust in the Season 2 finale of the imported action drama “Bulletproof.” With Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters. 9 p.m. The CW
Olly olly oxen free! “Ultimate Tag,” the reality competition hosted by pro football-playing brothers JJ, TJ and Derek Watt, ends its freshman season. 9 p.m. Fox
Tanks a lot: The five-part docuseries “No Limit Chronicles” revisits the 1990s heyday of New Orleans-born rapper turned hip-hop mogul Master P. 9 and 10 p.m. BET
Swimmer Michael Phelps, skater Sasha Cohen and other Olympic medalists share the mental-health battles they fought on the way to the podium and afterwards in the new sports doc “The Weight of Gold.” Phelps narrates. 9 p.m. HBO
It’s like New Year’s Eve in July in the Season 3 finale of the variety show “At Home With Amy Sedaris.” 10 p.m. truTV
Crikey! A wife and mother in 1980s London has to move back home to Australia after her rich husband dies in the imported comedy “Frayed.” Sarah Kendall stars. Anytime, HBO Max
A British teen (Gabrielle Creevy) suffers the slings and arrows of adolescence in the imported coming-of-age comedy “In My Skin.” Anytime, Hulu
Those battling ’bots get an origin story in the new animated sci-fi series “Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy.” Anytime, Netflix
“NBA Basketball” is back and includes a matchup between your Los Angeles Lakers and your Los Angeles Clippers, live from cozy confines of the Arena in Kissimmee, Fla. 6 p.m. FSN2, TNT
Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus, didn’t travel with Rockets. Raptors guard Kyle Lowry is certain things will work out in the bubble.
A pop star/prodigal daughter returns with a new attitude in the spinoff-series “Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!” 10 p.m. WE
All hail Queen Bey! Pop music diva Beyoncé writes, directs and, of course, stars in “Black Is King,” the singer’s new Afrofuturistic visual album. Anytime, Disney+
Teenage girls at a private school in Britain don’t get mad, they “Get Even” — using social media, natch — in this imported drama. Anytime, Netflix
Muppets later? No, “Muppets Now.” Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the rest of the gang are back in this new unscripted short-form series. Anytime, Disney+
The treats are that much sweeter in a third season of the baking competition “Sugar Rush.” Anytime, Netflix
Those super-powered Hargreeves siblings return in a second season of the fantastical action drama “The Umbrella Academy.” With Ellen Page, Tom Hopper and Colm Feore. Anytime, Netflix
Gifted youngsters practice their spells at a special school — no, it’s not Hogwarts — in the new fantasy tale “Upside-Down Magic.” With Izabela Rose and Siena Agudong. 8 and 9:50 p.m. Disney Channel
They got the beat! The new documentary “The Go-Go’s” celebrates the chart topping all-female rock band that was born on the 1970s L.A. punk scene. 9 p.m. Showtime
It’s a good thing, one assumes, in “Martha Knows Best,” a new unscripted series hosted by lifestyle maven Martha Stewart. 10 and 10:30 p.m. HGTV
Turner Classic Movies’ annual “Summer under the Stars” festival gets underway with a daylong salute to Barbara Stanwyck that includes the actress opposite Fred MacMurray in director Billy Wilder’s steamy 1944 film noir “Double Indemnity.” 7 p.m. TCM
A boy’s best friend is der Führer in director Taika Waititi’s darkly comic yet touchingly sweet 2019 anti-fascism fable “Jojo Rabbit.” With Roman Griffin Davis, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson and Scarlett Johansson. 8 p.m. HBO
“Law & Order’s” Elisabeth Röhm falls for the wrong fellow in the new thriller “Sleeping With Danger.” With Antonio Cupo. 8 p.m. Lifetime
A woman reconnects with her old crush on a return visit to Lake Tahoe in the new TV movie “Romance in the Air.” With Cindy Busby and Torrance Coombs. 9 p.m. Hallmark Channel
Movies on TV this week: July 26: : “The Godfather” and “The Godfather Part II” and ‘GoodFellas’
3:52 PM, Jul. 27, 2020: The new documentary “The Go-Go’s,” previously scheduled for this Saturday, now airs at 9 p.m. Friday on Showtime.
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