TV This Week, July 26th: ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’

Amy Poehler and Bradley Cooper in “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp”

Amy Poehler and Bradley Cooper in “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp”

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This week’s TV Movies



Caitlyn Jenner declares “I Am Cait” in this series about her new life as a transgender woman. 8 p.m. E!

Alana Stewart, ex-husband George Hamilton and their various and sundry kids and stepkids are “Stewarts & Hamiltons” in this reality series. 9 p.m. E!

A detective (Andrea Roth) searches for her “Stolen Daughter” in this TV movie. 9 p.m. Lifetime


Ginnifer Goodwin, “Who Do You Think You Are?” The “Once Upon a Time” actress digs into her family history on the reality series. 9 p.m. TLC

“Touched by an Angel’s” Roma Downey shares true-life tales of “Answered Prayers” in this new reality series. 10 p.m. TLC

Hey, it’s “Rick & Morty.” This off-kilter animated sitcom co-created by “Community’s” Dan Harmon is back with new episodes. 11:30 p.m. Cartoon Network


The final day of a Shirley Temple tribute includes the former child star as young ingenue opposite Cary Grant in the 1947 comedy “The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer.” 5 p.m. TCM

A trio of ursine siblings is on the hunt for good times in the kid-friendly animated series “We Bare Bears.” 6:30 p.m. Cartoon Network; also Tue.-Fri.

Kaitlyn makes her selection on the season finale of “The Bachelorette,” followed by the customary “After the Final Rose” special. 8 and 10 p.m. ABC

“Titanic’s” Kate Winslet joins Bear for a trek through Wales’ Snowdonia Mountains on a new “Running Wild With Bear Grylls.” 10 p.m. NBC


Five Chilean women maintain a decades-long ritual in the new documentary “Tea Time” airing on “POV.” 10 p.m. KOCE


A slate of documentaries by maverick filmmaker Les Blank kicks off with his 1978 celebration of all things New Orleans, “Always for Pleasure.” 5 p.m. TCM

How we never stopped worrying or learned to love “The Bomb” is explored in this new documentary about the nuclear-arms race. 8 p.m. KOCE


A new “Nova” recounts the “Nuclear Meltdown Disaster” in Fukushima, Japan, in the wake of the 2011 tsunami. 9 p.m. KOCE

“Little Women: LA” is back, followed by two new episodes of its spin-off, “Little Women: LA: Terra’s Little Family.” 9, 10 and 10:30 p.m. Lifetime

There’s something a bit sketchy about David Spade ... and that includes his new prank show “Fameless.” 10:30 p.m. TruTV



Upon further “Review,” this offbeat series starring Andy Daly as critic Forrest MacNeil is back for its sophomore season. 10 p.m. Comedy Central

Holy matrimony! We’ve heard of destination weddings, but the “Extreme I Do’s” in this new special are ridiculous. 10 p.m. TLC

Hairdresser-to-the-stars Kim Kimble is back in business in the season premiere of “L.A. Hair.” 10 p.m. WE


The gang’s all here for “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.” Elizabeth Banks, Bradley Cooper, Ken Marino, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd and pretty much everyone else who had a hand in the 2001 cult comedy “WHAS” are back for this eight-episode prequel. Anytime, Netflix

Hilarity ensues when the “Descendants” of Disney heroes, heroines, villains and villainesses attend prep school together in this new live-action comedy. “Glee’s” Kristin Chenoweth stars. 8 p.m. Disney Channel

Scarlett Johansson gets to kick more butt that she does in both of “The Avengers” movies combined in Luc Besson’s fast-paced 2014 sci-fi/action fable “Lucy.” Morgan Freeman also stars. 8:30 p.m. Cinemax; also, 10 p.m. Sat.

Jackson, Mississippi’s Dancing Dolls will “Bring It!” on again as this unscripted series returns for the summer. 9 p.m. Lifetime

No foxes were harmed in the making of “Foxcatcher.” Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo star in Bennett Miller’s fact-based 2014 drama about amateur wrestling, inherited wealth, and the darker corners of the American dream. 9 p.m. Starz

Section 20’s commandos are poised to “Strike Back” again on the return of this action drama. With Sullivan Stapleton and Philip Winchester. 10 p.m. Cinemax


A trio of tween detectives probes “The Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery” in this new TV movie. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

Look, up in the sky! It’s former big-screen superhero Michael Keaton as a former big-screen superhero in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Oscar-winning 2014 comedy-drama “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).” Edward Norton and Emma Stone also star. 8 p.m. HBO

“The Perfect Girlfriend” probably isn’t in this new thriller. With Adrienne Frantz. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Young people, dystopian future, etc., etc., That’s what you get from “The Giver.” Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep play the grown-ups in this fantastical 2014 drama. 8 p.m. Showtime

Obama? Denzel? Jay-Z? An “SNL” standout makes quite an impression in the all-new stand-up special “Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me?” 10 p.m. Showtime

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