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Summer 2019 reality TV schedule and guide

Summer—and summer reality TV—has arrived: America’s Got Talent and The Bachelorette are underway, and Big Brother and Love Island are on their way. So are revivals of The Real World and The Hills, plus more than 100 other shows.

This reality show schedule lists all officially announced debut dates and time slots for both new and returning, prime-time reality TV and documentary shows that debut this summer (and beyond). It’s updated regularly and frequently.

Times are ET/PT; because TV networks frequently change their schedules and also repeat episodes, make sure to check your guide or other TV listings. For all the reality shows that premiered before May 31, 2019, see the spring 2019 schedule.

Any program description in quotation marks indicates that the quoted text has come directly from network press releases, the show’s website, or other official materials.

If you have any updates, additions, or corrections, please e-mail me. Thanks!


June | July | August | September


June 2019

  • Dodo Heroes (Animal Planet, June 1, Saturdays at 9). “inspiring stories of animals from around the globe in dire need, and those who go to unimaginable lengths to help them”
  • To Have & To Hold: Charlotte (OWN, June 1, Saturdays at 10). “a candid look inside the lives of five high-powered African-American couples in Charlotte, North Carolina”
  • My House Is Your House (HGTV, June 1, Saturdays at 11). “a Nashville-based mother-daughter duo, Victoria and Teryn, and a San Diego-based husband-wife team, Ryan and Claire, who help clients transform unused areas of their homes or lackluster rental spaces into stunning vacation properties
  • Naked and Afraid XL (Discovery, June 2, Sundays at 8). “14 survivalists will test their skills on both land and sea” as they try “to survive a treacherous 40 days and 40 nights on an isolated island,” while “two all-stars embark to attempt an unprecedented 60 days surviving in the harsh equatorial wilderness”
  • Death Row Stories (HLN, June 2, Sundays at 8). “Each episode … seeks to unravel the truth behind a different capital murder case and poses tough questions about the U.S. capital punishment system”
  • Southern Charm New Orleans (Bravo, June 2, Sundays at 9). Follows “[r]eturning New Orleans socialites Tamica Lee, Barry Smith, Reagan Charleston, Jeff Charleston, Justin Reese, Jon Moody, Rachel McKenzie and Kelsey Nichols”
  • Secrets of the Zoo (NatGeo WILD, June 2, Sundays at 9). “behind the scenes of one of the largest and most popular zoos in the country — the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium”
  • Hell in the Heartland: What Happened to Ashley and Lauria? (HLN, June 2, Sundays at 9). “explores a harrowing and unique missing persons case that is currently evolving into a much larger story of unsolved murder, and allegations of cover- up and corruption in Oklahoma”
  • The Weekly (FX, June 2, Sundays at 10). “Each half-hour episode features a Times journalist investigating one of the most pressing issues of the day.”
  • Raising Wild (Discovery, June 2, Sundays at 10). Follows a family of nine “as they embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to become homesteaders”
  • Marriage Rescue (Paramount, June 2, Sundays at 10). In each episode, Jon Taffer “will meet two new couples and then explore the issues straining their marriages” and “[put] their relationship to the test with a series of unique, customized and often exotic challenges”
  • Relatively Nat & Liv (E! June 2, Sundays at 10). Follows “social influencers, and cousins, Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson, along with their close-knit families, as they juggle their lives between the beauty and fame of Los Angeles and their humble and hilarious roots in Vancouver”
  • Island Hunters (HGTV, June 2, Sundays at 10). “features families who search the world’s most beautiful islands to find an idyllic tropical getaway”
  • Truth Behind the Moon Landing (Science, June 2, Sundays at 10). “will dissect the most popular conspiracy claims surrounding the iconic moon landing”
  • Returning the Favor (Facebook Watch, June 3). “Mike Rowe and his team Return the Favor to even more community leaders”
  • Strong Man (Starz, June 3, Sundays at 9). “examines three different cases of inmates who have been incarcerated for decades and claim they are innocent”
  • So You Think You Can Dance (Fox, June 3, Mondays at 9). “spotlights highly skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30 who compete in contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more” 
  • 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way (TLC, June 3, Mondays at 9). “will follow couples where the American is giving up everything and moving across the globe to be with the person they love”
  • Below Deck Mediterranean (Bravo, June 3, Mondays at 9). “Returning crew members include: Captain Sandy Yawn, Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew), João Franco (Bosun) and Colin Macy-O’Toole (Deckhand)”
  • Hidden Potential (HGTV, June 3, Mondays at 9). Jasmine Roth “returns to revive bland SoCal homes with pops of personality, imaginative layouts and smart storage solutions”
  • Wedding Cake Championship (Food Network, June 3, Mondays at 10). “the top-tier cake competition hosted by Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir”
  • Black Ink Crew: Chicago (VH1, June 4, Tuesdays at 8). “follows the day-to-day operations and drama inside 9MAG, a sought-after tattoo shop in the Windy City”
  • Dance Moms (Lifetime, June 4, Tuesdays at 8). “Abby Lee Miller takes her rightful place on the dance throne for a new season”
  • The Radkes (USA Network, June 4, Tuesdays at 10:30). “centers around Melissa Radke and her big, loud, Southern family”
  • Lone Star Justice (ID, June 5, Wednesdays at 10). A sheriff and two “detectives talk through [a different case each week], with interviews from victims’ friends and family, news media, and other law enforcement”
  • Unspouse My House (HGTV, June 6, Thursdays at 9:30). Orlando Soria “works with newly single homeowners to overhaul their homes and heal their lonely hearts with laughter, support and beautiful design”
  • Alone (History, June 6, Thursdays at 10). Survivalists attempt to live in a remote location and outlast each other.
  • Hero Ink (A&E, June 6, Thursdays at 10). “the daily work at Prison Break Tattoos, a unique shop in Houston, TX that specializes in creating meaningful tattoos for first responders”
  • Ms. T’s Music Factory (Lifetime, June 6, Thursdays at 10). “Former recording artist Temmora Levy is on a mission to help future superstars achieve their highest potential through music”
  • The Chef Show (Netflix, June 7). “actor/director Jon Favreau and award-winning Chef Roy Choi … experiment with their favorite recipes and techniques, baking, cooking, exploring and collaborating with some of the biggest names in the entertainment and culinary world”
  • Masters of Illusion (The CW, June 7, Fridays at 8). “features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists and escape artists”
  • The Big Stage (The CW, June 7, Fridays at 9). “the ultimate non-competitive platform for talented acts from around the world to display their mastery of performance, with disciplines ranging from singing and stand-up routines to impressive acrobatics and aerial dance”
  • Lies, Crimes & Video (HLN, June 8, Saturdays at 8). “an intimate look into
    terrifying 911 calls, police interrogations, jail house recordings, body camera and surveillance video captured as part of a criminal investigation”
  • Celebrity Family Feud (ABC, June 9, Sundays at 8). Steve Harvey hosts as “celebrities, along with their families, go head-to-head in a contest to name the most popular responses”
  • The $100,000 Pyramid (ABC, June 9, Sundays at 9). Michael Strahan hosts “a timeless word-association game in which two celebrities partner with contestants from across the country in a race against the clock”
  • To Tell the Truth (ABC, June 9, Sundays at 10). Anthony Anderson hosts “a funny reimagination of the beloved game show that first aired in 1956”
  • The Great Food Truck Race (Food Network, June 9, Sundays at 9). “teams will race to a new town to face new challenges, cook incredible dishes and, as always, try to outsell the competition”
  • Carnival Eats (Cooking Channel, June 9, Sundays at 9). “Noah Cappe [is] traveling on a food-frenzied roller coaster in search of the craziest fairground food out there”
  • sMOTHERED (TLC, June 9, Sundays at 10). “follows four outrageous, mother/daughter duos who take their bonds to the extreme” 
  • Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader (Nickelodeon, June 10, Mondays at 7). John Cena hosts the reboot of the game that has “kids helping adult contestants put their knowledge to the test with questions taken directly from an elementary school curriculum”
  • Teen Mom OG (MTV, June 10, Mondays at 9). It’s been “ten years of Amber, Catelynn and Maci along with last season’s addition, Cheyenne” who “are facing the ups and downs of motherhood and fighting harder than ever to be the best they can be”
  • Kate Plus Date (TLC, June 10, Mondays at 10). “with her sextuplets grown and her oldest twins off to college in the fall, the time is right for the well-known mother of multiples to find that special someone”
  • OutDaughtered (TLC, June 11, Tuesdays at 9). Follows “the parents of America’s first, all-female quintuplets” and their daughters”
  • Ink Master (Paramount Network, June 11, Tuesdays at 10). “tattoo artists battle it out, but only one person will take home $100,000 and the coveted title of Ink Master”
  • Cheerleader Generation (Lifetime, June 11, Tuesdays at 10). “follows the lives of two squads and their fierce, hardworking coaches, Lexington Kentucky’s Dunbar High School coach Donna Martin and her daughter, Ole’ Miss head coach, Ryan O’Connor”
  • Jasper & Errol’s First Time (Viceland, June 11, Tuesdays at 10). friends “try to heal current cultural divisions and lead by example to get people to experience the world outside their own proverbial bubble…which means trying things way outside their comfort zone”
  • Museum Access (Amazon, June 12). “takes viewers behind-the-scenes at our country’s top museums”
  • Press Your Luck (ABC, June 12, Wednesdays at 8). Elizabeth Banks hosts a revival of the game show where “contestants try to avoid the iconic and devilish WHAMMY for a chance at life-changing cash and prizes”
  • Catfish: The TV Show (MTV, June 12, Wednesdays at 8). “Longtime host Nev Schulman will team up with a rotation of celebrity co-hosts … who will help uncover a series of Catfish firsts”
  • Card Sharks (ABC, June 12, Wednesdays at 9). Joel McHale hosts the revival of the game show “where a fortune can be won on the turn of a single playing card”
  • First Responders Live (Fox, June 12, Wednesdays at 9). “a raw, in-depth look at the brave American heroes, including firefighters, police officers, EMS technicians and first responders, who put their own lives on the line as they race into danger to save others”
  • Married At First Sight (Lifetime, June 12, Wednesdays at 9). “Charlotte area singles” are “legally married to a stranger the moment they first meet”
  • Homestead Rescue (Discovery Channel, June 12, Wednesdays at 10). “expert craftsman and survivalist Marty Raney, alongside daughter Misty and son Matt, return to help families sharpen their homesteading skills and learn to survive off-the-grid”
  • Deal or No Deal (CNBC, June 12, Wednesdays at 9). “Howie Mandel returns with ten all-new episodes and continues to offer up a high-pressure, high-stakes game of risk and reward”
  • Match Game (ABC, June 12, Wednesdays at 10). Alec Baldwin hosts as contestants “attempt to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-blank”
  • The Real World (Facebook, June 13). “seven strangers from wildly different backgrounds come together at a house in Atlanta, Georgia as every moment of their lives is taped as people stop being polite… and start getting real.”
  • Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta (WE tv, June 13, Thursdays at 9). This season, “Bow Wow’s arrest unfolds, Waka Flocka and Tammy Rivera hit the scene and Andrea ‘Drea’ Kelly (R. Kelly’s ex-wife) and her three children, Buku, Kyd and Jaah break their silence”
  • Awake: The Million Dollar Game (Netflix, June 14). “Sleepless for 24 hours, contestants in the comedy game show stumble through challenges both eccentric and everyday for a chance at a $1 million prize”
  • Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup (WE tv, June 14, Fridays at 9). “follows five returning couples who fans have grown to know and love—or love to hate—as they face parole restrictions, temptation, and turbulence in their lives outside of prison walls”
  • Bridezillas (WE tv, June 14, Fridays at 10). “even more over-the-top, crazy brides wreaking wedding havoc with all new epic meltdowns, wild bachelorette blowouts, family feuds”
  • Savage Builds (Discovery Channel, June 14, Fridays at 10, repeats Wednesdays at 10 on Science). “Adam [Savage] collaborates with notable experts in their fields, friends, colleagues” to build things inspired by popular culture
  • Sex Life (Epix, June 14, Fridays at 11:30). “a voyeuristic documentary series about titillating sexual and erotic experiences”
  • Apollo’s Moon Shot (Smithsonian Channel, June 16, Sundays at 8). “explores the Moon program through unique and rare access to Apollo artifacts from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum”
  • Penn and Teller: Fool Us (The CW, June 17, Mondays at 8). “aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller”
  • Whose Line is it Anyway? (The CW, June 17, Mondays at 9). Improvisers “put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games
  • ATL Homicide (TV One, June 17, Mondays at 9). Homicide detectives from “the Atlanta Police Department are sharing some of their grittiest stories, giving audiences first-hand accounts of real-life murder investigations”
  • The Profit: An Inside Look (CNBC, June 18, Tuesdays at 10). “Marcus Lemonis looks back at a classic episode, discussing lessons learned and revealing behind-the-scenes stories about filming with Executive Producer Amber Mazzola”
  • Hurricane Man (Science, June 18, Tuesdays at 10). Storm chaser Josh Morgerman “takes viewers on a global thrill ride into the heart of some of the most destructive hurricanes on the planet”
  • Basketball Wives (VH1, June 19, Wednesdays at 8). “the ladies are tested like never before while balancing life’s unexpected turns, career endeavors and strained relationships”
  • The Wall (NBC, June 20, Thursdays at 8). “the fastest and simplest game with more than $12 million on the line every night — and up to $3 million on a single heart-stopping drop”
  • Holey Moley (ABC, June 20, Thursdays at 8). “In each episode, 12 contestants will put their miniature golf—and physical—skills to the test and face off in never-before-seen challenges on a supersized miniature golf course.”
  • Family Food Fight (ABC, June 20, Thursdays at 9). Ayesha Curry hosts a competition that “takes homestyle cooking to a new level as teams square off with their most prized family recipes”
  • Spin the Wheel (Fox, June 20, Thursdays at 9). “offers life-changing opportunities to win fortunes each episode with the spin of a massive, unpredictable wheel”
  • Ghosts of Morgan City (Travel Channel, June 21, Fridays at 9). “Morgan City, Louisiana, is experiencing an especially troubling spike of unusual emergency calls—unexplained encounters with the ghosts of the bayou city’s turbulent past that are frightening its citizens”
  • Haunted Towns (Travel Channel, June 21, Fridays at 10). The Tennessee Wraith Chasers are once again “exploring American towns so haunted they’ve spooked the locals for generations”
  • License to Kill (Oxygen, June 23, Sundays at 7). Botched’s Dr. Terry Dubrow “investigates the jaw-dropping cases of murderous doctors, nurses and medical professionals”
  • A Lie to Die For (Oxygen, June 23, Sundays at 8). uncovers the extreme lengths individuals will go to keep their lies hidden
  • Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (NatGeo, June 23, Sundays at 8). “captains Marciano, McLaughlin and Ott will once again head south to the ‘Graveyard of the Atlantic'”
  • Drag My Dad (MTV on Facebook, June 24, Mondays). Bob the Drag Queen helps “a young adult who is at a crucial point in their life and struggling to connect with their dad” by “teaching these dads what it’s like to take a walk in someone else’s size 14 heels” 
  • The Hills: New Beginnings (MTV, June 24, Mondays at 9). “Brandon Thomas Lee and Mischa Barton will join original cast members Audrina Patridge, Brody Jenner, Frankie Delgado, Heidi Pratt, Jason Wahler, Justin ‘Bobby’ Brescia, Spencer Pratt, Stephanie Pratt and Whitney Port for the return of the iconic series,” along with “Kaitlynn Carter, Jennifer Delgado and Ashley Wahler”
  • Big Brother 21 (CBS, June 25, Sundays at 8, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8, then 9 starting July 10). “follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 94 HD cameras and more than 113 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day”
  • Chopped Junior (Food Network, June 25, Tuesdays at 9). “the junior chefs must create delectable dishes utilizing ingredients within the mystery baskets over three rounds—appetizer, entrée, and dessert”
  • Are You The One? (MTV, June 26, Wednesdays at 9). “16 singles head off to Hawaii in hopes of finding their ‘perfect match’ and splitting a $1 million cash prize. For the first time ever, all the singles identify as sexually fluid, meaning there are no gender limitations in perfect matches”
  • Instant Hotel season 2 (Netflix, June 28). “Teams of Australian homeowners compete for the title of best Instant Hotel by staying overnight in each other’s rentals and rating their experience”
  • Sunday Best (BET, June 30, Sundays at 8). The gospel singing competition returns.

July 2019

  • Cupcake Championship (Food Network, July 1, Mondays at 9). “Four of the country’s best cupcake designers battle it out in two rounds for cupcake supremacy and a sweet $10,000 prize”
  • Crazy Cakes (Cooking Channel, July 5, Fridays at 11). “takes viewers behind the scenes at bakeries across America that are creating the craziest cakes imaginable”
  • Supersize My Pool (HGTV, July 6, Saturdays at 9). “Mario will surprise families in need of a backyard upgrade with stunning news: their lackluster pools will be transformed into spectacular resort-style oases”
  • Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian (E!, July 7, Sundays at 9). “Khloé Kardashian helps to inspire people to change their lives, bodies, and minds”
  • Out There with Jack Randall (NatGeo WILD, July 7, Sundays at 10). “follows Jack in the Australian outback as he fearlessly searches for exotic, endangered and iconic species in some of the most unforgiving environments on the planet”
  • Fast ‘N’ Loud (Discovery, July 8, Mondays at 9). “Richard Rawlings and his team at Gas Monkey Garage push their limits further than ever before”
  • Love Island (CBS, July 9, weekdays at 8). “The U.S. version of the international reality sensation filled with romance and relationships”
  • Bring the Funny (NBC, July 9, Tuesdays at 10). A competition between “the world’s best comedic acts” who represent “every style of comedy performance.” Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen, and Jeff Foxworthy judge.
  • ‘Til Death Do Us Part (ID, July 9, Tuesdays at 10). “Love stories twisted by rage, passion soured by obsession, and joy ravaged by paranoia”
  • The Next Big Thing (BET, July 9, Tuesdays at 10). “a music competition series in which twelve up-and-coming R&B and hip-hop artists are put through a grueling artist development boot camp designed to create bonafide superstars”
  • The Strongest Man In History (History, July 10, Wednesdays at 10). “will send four of the world’s leading strongmen on a journey across the world to seek out history’s most legendary titans of strength, celebrate their feats of fortitude, immerse themselves in their history and attempt to break their long-standing records”
  • Marrying Millions (Lifetime, July 10, Wednesdays at 10). “follows the relationships where one partner is incredibly wealthy, and the other is definitively not”
  • Escape the Night (YouTube, July 11). a “murder-mystery reality series where the internet’s favorite personalities join together to try and outwit each other in the hopes of avoiding elimination”
  • Jersey Shore Family Vacation (MTV, July 11, Thursdays at 8). “The roommates may be back, but a lot has changed, as the squad rallies around Mike, who’s facing prison time and planning a wedding”
  • Killer Affair (Oxygen, July 11, Thursdays at 8). “Each episode follows a new investigation, and takes viewers behind the true stories of murder ignited by infidelity and deception”
  • Hollywood Game Night (NBC, July 11, Thursdays at 9). Jane Lynch hosts the celebrity game show
  • Dr. Pimple Popper (TLC, July 11, Thursdays at 9). Dr. Lee “returns with dramatic and emotional moments all the while helping to transform these patient’s lives”
  • Our Wedding Story (UPtv, July 11, Thursdays at 9). “showcases breathtaking wedding stories created by two passionate movie-makers, Nick and Colin, who really get to know the couple and tell their stories in unique ways”
  • Crazy Beautiful Weddings (UPtv, July 11, Thursdays at 9:30). Wedding planner Lynzie Kent “takes inspiration from a couple’s love story and creates unique and jaw-dropping celebrations”
  • The Dead Files (Travel Channel, July 11, Thursdays at 10). “Former NYPD homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and physical medium Amy Allan … help frightened property owners”
  • Blown Away (Netflix, July 12). Ten master artists turn up the heat in glassblowing sculpture challenges for the chance to win $60,000 in prizes and the title of champion.”
  • Las Crónicas del Taco (Netflix, July 12). “Many of the most popular taco styles have long, rich, little-known histories. Explore some of them in this eye-opening, mouth-watering food adventure.”
  • Injustice with Nancy Grace (Oxygen, July 13, Saturdays at 6). Nancy Grace “will expose an untold and riveting case involving wrongful accusations, botched investigations, suppressed evidence, unclear motives, unjust sentences and the path forward in seeking justice”
  • Sharkfest (National Geographic, July 14 to 20, and NatGeo WILD, July 21 to Aug. 2). Three weeks of shark-related programming across two networks.
  • Top Gear (BBC America, July 14, Sundays at 8). The series returns with “new hosts Freddie Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and returning host Chris Harris”
  • If We Built it Today (Science, July 14, Sundays at 10). “talks to architects, historians, engineers, and builders to find out if we could use modern day innovations to recreate these iconic masterpieces, or if fundamental techniques have been lost to time”
  • Girls Cruise (VH1, July 15, Mondays at 9). “Lil’ Kim and her star-studded group of friends embark on a glamorous vacation of a lifetime”
  • Aaron Needs a Job (Discovery, July 15, Mondays at 10). Former Fast ‘N’ Loud cast member Aaron “Kaufman takes viewers on a wild ride around the country as he explores exciting new motor-driven industries and meets with the machine-minded men and women who keep our world running”
  • Food Truck Nation (Cooking Channel, July 16, Tuesdays at 9). “Chef and food truck aficionado Brad Miller travels across the country to find the latest and greatest bites on wheels”
  • Ex On The Beach (MTV, July 16, Tuesdays at 9). “brings ten celeb-reality singles to Malibu in the hopes of getting a fresh start at love… but when their exes wash ashore to rekindle an old flame or enact their revenge, will their Ex get in the way of their Next?”
  • Man’s Greatest Food (Cooking Channel, July 17, Wednesdays at 9). “Roger Mooking goes on a culinary adventure through America to hunt down extravagant, can’t-be-missed food”
  • Queer Eye (Netflix, July 19). The Fab Five “return to Kansas City to bring their infectious brand of self-love, confidence and encouragement to a whole new roster of heroes” 
  • Last Chance U (Netflix, July 19). an intense, unfiltered look at the junior college football program at Independence Community College”
  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (Netflix, July 19). “Jerry Seinfeld’s roving talk show … guests include: Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Ricky Gervais, Matthew Broderick, Jamie Foxx, Sebastian Maniscalco, Martin Short, Mario Joyner, Melissa Villaseñor, Bridget Everett, and Barry Marder”
  • All or Nothing: The Carolina Panthers (Amazon, July 19). “the first series to take viewers inside the locker room, on the sidelines and off the field for an unprecedented look inside an NFL team”
  • The UnXplained (History, July 19, Fridays at 10). William Shatner “will tackle subjects that have mystified mankind for centuries, from mysterious structures and cursed ancient cities to extraterrestrial sightings and bizarre rituals”
  • Restaurant: Impossible (Food Network, July 20, Saturdays at 9). “Can one man, in two days, with just $10,000, turn the tide of a failing restaurant, and pave the road to a successful future?”
  • Say Yes to the Dress (TLC, July 20, Saturdays at 9). “Randy Fenoli and the Kleinfeld consultants are nearly pushed to their limit as they juggle tighter-than-usual deadlines and demanding entourages in order to make every bride’s dream come true”
  • Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (National Geographic Channel, July 21, Sundays at 10). Gordon “Ramsay will be roaring through valleys, diving into oceans, hiking through forests and scaling mountains in his relentless pursuit of culinary inspiration”
  • My Hotter Half (Netfix, July 22). “Couples compete to see who can take the sexiest selfie, with the loser getting a much-needed makeover.”
  • Worst Bakers in America (Food Network, July 22, Mondays at 10). “Eight of the worst bakers in the country have been drafted into an intense baking boot camp” led by Lorraine Pascale and Jason Smith”
  • The Family Chantel (TLC, July 22, Mondays at 10). 90 Day Fiance’s “Pedro and Chantel continue to work through their issues and attempt to create a happy life together in Atlanta”
  • Cash Pad (CNBC, July 23, Tuesdays at 10). The Bachelorette’s JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers “partner with homeowners in Dallas, Austin, and Phoenix who are in serious need of extra income and hoping to turn their properties into thriving short-term rentals”
  • The Planets (PBS, July 24, Wednesdays at 9). “combines dazzling CGI imagery, the latest planetary science research, and extraordinary footage captured by orbiters, landers, and rovers to reveal the beauty and grandeur of each planet like never before”
  • Listing Impossible (CNBC, July 25, Thursdays at 10). Real estate agent Aaron Kirman tries to sell “multi-million dollar properties” that have been up for sale for years
  • Shark Week (Discovery Channel, July 28 to Aug. 4). “With more than 20 hours of shark programming throughout the week, Shark Week 2019’s fincredible lineup will deliver all-new groundbreaking shark stories revealing remarkable insights into the mysterious world of these magnificent creatures”
  • Amazing Dogs (Smithsonian Channel, July 28, Sundays at 8). “travels the world to study all 34 extraordinary canine species – from the Arctic fox to South America’s maned wolves and everything in between”
  • Love & Listings (VH1, July 29, Mondays at 10). “the glamorous and scandalous lives of Southern California’s young, ambitious real estate agents and their elite celebrity clientele”
  • 60 Days InNarcoland (A&E, July 30, Tuesdays at 10). “follows six participants as they go undercover in crucial areas along I-65—one of the biggest drug trafficking corridors in the country, encompassing six counties in Kentucky and Indiana—for a first-hand look into how drug cartels have infiltrated America’s Heartland”

August 2019

  • Million Dollar Listing New York (Bravo, Aug. 1, Thursdays at 9). “Luis D. Ortiz returns along with Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant, and Steve Gold, plus new cast member Tyler Whitman”
  • Flip or Flop (HGTV, Aug. 1, Thursdays at 9). “Divorced couple Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa find their stride as successful business partners and co-parents in the new 18-episode season”
  • BBQ Brawl: Flay V. Symon (Food Network, Aug. 1, Thursdays at 9). “Bobby [Flay] and Michael [Symon] coach eight of the country’s most respected BBQ challengers for bragging rights”
  • No One Saw A Thing (Sundance, Aug. 1, Thursdays at 11). “examines an unsolved and mysterious death in the American Heartland and the corrosive effects of vigilantism in small town America,” where “a resident was shot dead in front of almost 60 townspeople” who “deny having seen anything”
  • Going for Sold (HGTV, Aug. 1, Thursdays at 11). “real estate agent Jon Pierre Tjon-Joe-Pin and his wife Mary, a former flight attendant who left her career to pursue her love of design and start their home renovation business … turn forgotten homes into charming and affordable properties”
  • Basketball or Nothing (Netflix, Aug. 2). “Follow the Chinle High basketball team in Arizona’s Navajo Nation on a quest to win a state championship and bring pride to their isolated community” 
  • This Is Football (Amazon Prime Video, Aug. 2). “unpacks the unique phenomenon that grips and unifies billions of people from every corner of the globe”
  • Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team (CMT, Aug. 2, Fridays at 9). “unprecedented access into the cheerleading candidates’ lives, as the hopeful young ladies fight for a coveted spot on the most technically-advanced team yet”
  • Racing Wives (CMT, Aug. 2, Fridays at 10). “an exclusive inside look at the exciting and demanding lifestyles of professional racing’s first ladies”
  • Serengeti (Discovery, Aug. 4, Sundays at 8). “narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, the groundbreaking series follows the heartwarming stories of a cast of African wildlife including lions, zebras, baboons and cheetahs over the course of a year”
  • 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days (TLC, Aug. 4, Sundays at 8). follows seven Americans who have fallen in love online” who are “traveling overseas in hopes of a marriage proposal with someone they’ve never met in person”
  • Vengeance: Killer Neighbors (HLN, Aug. 4, Sundays at 8). “profiles stories of unexpected crimes between seemingly peaceful neighbor”
  • Worst Cooks in America (Food Network, Aug. 4, Sundays at 9). “Bobby Flay rejoins Anne Burrell to whip a new roster of cooking disasters into culinary shape”
  • Alaskan Bush People (Discovery, Aug. 4, Sundays at 9). “New goals, new challenges, and new additions to the Wolfpack push the Brown family to their limits”
  • Flip It like Disick (E!, Aug. 4, Sundays at 10). Scott Disick and his team “will convert unique home projects for his celebrity friends and family”
  • Unexpected (TLC, Aug. 4, Sundays at 10). “takes a raw look at several teenage couples’ journeys through pregnancy and parenthood”
  • Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood (VH1, Aug. 5, Mondays at 8). “shines a light on the fundamentals of love, life and music in the city of Los Angeles -where success is fleeting, and love’s greatest foe is the limelight”
  • Traveling The Stars: Action Bronson and Friends Watch Ancient Aliens (Viceland, Aug. 5, 9 p.m. nightly Monday through Thursday). “Each episode features Bronson and company watching, commenting, praising and extrapolating on the long-running series exploring controversial theories that extraterrestrials have visited Earth and influenced its culture for millions of years.”
  • Mystic Britain (Smithsonian Channel, Aug. 5, Mondays at 9). “television and radio presenter Clive Anderson … and anthropologist Mary-Ann Ochota explore the island’s ancient places and rituals”
  • Bachelor in Paradise (ABC, Aug. 5, Mondays at 8). “Breakout fan favorites from The Bachelor franchise are back and ready for a second (or third) chance at finding love”
  • Kids Baking Championship (Food Network, Aug. 12, Mondays at 8). “Hosts and judges Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman return to test the baking skills of nine young bakers as they tackle seven demanding and delicious challenges”
  • Paranormal Survivor (Travel Channel, Aug. 5, Mondays at 10). “survivors of paranormal experiences recount their terrifying and life-changing stories”
  • Intervention (A&E, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 9). “the stories of addicts as they work to overcome their opioid addictions as well as one of the most dramatic recoveries in one of the largest drug hubs on the East Coast”
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County (Bravo, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 9). “Returning for season 14 are … Tamra Judge, Shannon Storms Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson,” plus “new housewife Braunwyn Windham-Burke.” Vicki Gunvalson “appears throughout the season”
  • The Little Couple (TLC, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 9). Moving to Florida wasn’t an easy task for the Klein-Arnolds, but St. Petersburg is finally starting to feel like home” 
  • Undercover Billionaire (Discovery, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 10). Billionaire Glenn Stearns moves to Erie, Penn., with just $100 and no contacts “to see if he can build a million-dollar company in just 90 days”
  • Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders (HBO, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 10). “an unfiltered all-access look at … this AFC West franchise that has an intriguing mix of established veterans, highly regarded rookie hopefuls and free-agent acquisitions under head coach Jon Gruden”
  • Flipping Exes (Bravo, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 10). “follows Nina and Michael’s rollercoaster relationship in Carmel, Indiana, … as they work together to buy, renovate and sell high-end properties”
  • Code of the Wild (Travel Channel, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 10). “brothers Chris and Casey Keefer – extreme adventurers turned wilderness private eyes – tackle rugged territory that most wouldn’t dare, determined to track down the truth behind baffling mysteries”
  • Miz and Mrs. (USA Network, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 10). “an exclusive glimpse into the A-List lifestyle of married WWE Superstars The Miz and Maryse”
  • Growing Up Chrisley (USA Network, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 10:30). “Chase and Savannah, children of Todd Chrisley … move to Los Angeles to pursue their dreams”
  • T-Pain’s School of Business (Fuse, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 11). T-Pain “explores innovative, unique and off-the-wall startups created by millennial entrepreneurs”
  • Dating #NoFilter (E!, Aug. 6, Tuesdays at 11). “outspoken comedians serving up play-by-plays as they follow real singles on intimate, crazy, heart-wrenching, and unexpected first dates”
  • Expedition Unknown (Discovery, Aug. 7, Wednesdays at 9). “This season, Josh Gates connects with innovative researchers and uses cutting-edge technology to tackle history’s most challenging mysteries”
  • Hypnotize Me (The CW, Aug. 7, Wednesdays at 9). “hosted by Taye Diggs and featuring award-winning hypnotist Keith Barry”
  • Building Giants (Science, Aug. 7, Wednesdays at 9). “highlights how elite teams of engineers build the most astonishing skyscrapers that we see today”
  • Monster Ships (Science, Aug. 7, Wednesdays at 10). “reveals how the world’s largest vessels operate when crossing dangerous global waters”
  • American Mystery (Travel Channel, Aug. 7, Wednesdays at 10). “explores the mysteries that have never been solved—providing a deeper look into the stories and theories that surround them”
  • Contact (Discovery, Aug. 7, Wednesdays at 10, and Science Channel, Thursdays at 9). “six highly trained investigators” try “to determine whether or not aliens have made contact here on Earth”
  • Chasing the Cure (TNT, Aug. 8, Thursdays at 9). Ann Curry hosts this live “effort to help patients who are suffering from undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or uncured medical mysteries”
  • Beyond the Pole (WE tv, Aug. 8, Thursdays at 10). “a behind-the-scenes look at Atlanta’s hottest dancers” who “hustle to gain financial freedom”
  • The Family (Netflix, Aug. 9). “An enigmatic conservative Christian group known as the Family wields enormous influence in Washington, D.C., in pursuit of its global ambitions”
  • Free Meek (Amazon Prime Video, Aug. 9). “chronicles Meek Mill’s fight for exoneration in his legal case while exposing the broader flaws of the U.S. criminal justice system”
  • Masters of Disaster (Discovery, Aug. 9, Fridays at 10). “Mechanic Beau Boruff, on the outskirts of Chattanooga, Tennessee, leads a talented crew of craftsmen who source, restore, and sell vintage objects that may be useful in any calamity”
  • Black Love (OWN, Aug. 10, Saturdays at 9). “celebrates love stories from the Black community”
  • Mountain Mamas (HGTV, Aug. 10, Saturdays at 11). “Families with a passion for the great outdoors love Montana for its picturesque mountain vistas and wide-open spaces. Real estate mavens Jackie Wickens and Trecie Wheat Hughes help their clients make their dream a reality”
  • Strange World (Travel Channel, Aug. 11, Sundays at 10). “Christopher Garetano, whose award-winning film ‘Montauk Chronicles’ inspired the hit show ‘Stranger Things’ … [investigates] the legends, mysteries and first-person accounts that fuel this country’s creepiest conspiracy theories and unexplained occurrences”
  • The Riveras (Universo, Aug. 11, Sundays at 10). “the first English-language reality show about a Latino family in the U.S., follows the children of the late Regional Mexican Superstar, Jenni Rivera – Chiquis, Jacqie, Mike, Jenicka, Johnny and Lorenzo”
  • Twisted Sisters (ID, Aug. 12, Mondays at 10). “takes viewers on all-new journeys through the lives of dynamic sister duos turned disastrous”
  • Hip Hop Squares (VH1, Aug. 13, Tuesdays at 8). “celebrity contestants will match wits and test their pop culture knowledge with the superstar squares”
  • Mysteries Decoded (The CW, Aug. 13, Tuesdays at 9). “delves deeper into some of America’s greatest unsolved mysteries”
  • Adam Ruins Everything (truTV, Aug. 13, Tuesdays at 10). Adam Conover “challenges viewers’ common beliefs and encourages them to think critically about the world around them”
  • Supermarket Stakeout (Food Network, Aug. 13, Tuesdays at 10). “Alex Guarnaschelli hosts as four chefs square off in a competitive pop-up kitchen outside a grocery store”
  • Happy Jail (Netflix, Aug. 14). “goes inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), a unique Philippine jail where dancing is part of the inmates’ exercise and rehabilitation”
  • Black Ink Crew: New York (VH1, Aug. 14, Wednesdays at 9). “Ceaser goes back to the shop’s roots, with Puma returning as now co-owner of the 113th shop”
  • Black Ink Crew: Compton (VH1, Aug. 14, Wednesdays at 10). follows Danny ‘KP’ Kirkpatrick and his crew at ‘IAMCompton,’ the first-ever tattoo shop in Compton … an artistic melting-pot ready for the newest tat crew to share their talent”
  • Turquoise Fever (INSP, Aug. 14, Wednesdays at 9). follows a family as they “struggle to pull enough of the sought-after stone from the desert to keep their business going for a fourth generation” 
  • Diagnosis (Netflix, Aug. 16). follows a variety of patients on their respective journeys toward finding a diagnosis, and potentially a cure, for the mysterious illnesses they’re living with”
  • QB1: Beyond the Lights (Netflix, Aug. 16). Three football phenoms set for stardom — Spencer Rattler, Lance LeGendre and Nik Scalzo — navigate the ultimate season of their high school careers.”
  • Love After Lockup (WEtv, Aug. 16, Fridays at 9). “follow seven couples on their journeys from prison to (hopefully) the altar. Viewers will meet each couple just prior to the jailed partner’s release and follow them down their unique path to love”
  • Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests (Travel Channel, Aug. 16, Fridays at 9). “Best friends and ghost hunters Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey … respond to pleas from families experiencing paranormal activity in their homes”
  • Storm Stories: The Next Chapter (Weather Channel, Aug. 18, Sundays at 8). Episodes include “first-person accounts of extreme weather disasters and celebrate how these disasters inevitably bring out the very best in people”
  • Family Restaurant Rivals (Food Network, Aug. 19, Mondays at 10). “Valerie Bertinelli hosts as families compete in challenges requiring them to overcome real-life restaurant curve balls to please the most intimidating judges in the food world”
  • Hyperdrive (Netflix, Aug. 20). “Elite street racers from around the world test their limits in supercharged custom cars on the biggest, baddest automotive obstacle course ever built”
  • Ghost Hunters (A&E, Aug. 21, Wednesdays at 9). The reality show returns with “one of the original team leaders, Grant Wilson, and his handpicked group of professional ghost hunters as they use their decades of field experience to investigate hauntings across the country”
  • Psychic Kids (A&E, Aug. 21, Wednesdays at 10). The show’s “original kids, who are now successful young adults, will work to empower a new generation of young psychics alongside trained licensed therapists”
  • The Flay List (Food Network, Aug. 22, Thursdays at 10:30). “Bobby visits the culinary spots he has frequented for years with daughter Sophie, as they experience classic locations and dishes, with Sophie introducing her dad to her latest discoveries”
  • Rust Valley Restorers (Netflix, Aug. 23). “Old-school auto enthusiast Mike Hall, his pal Avery and son Connor go the extra mile to restore retro cars — and hopefully turn a profit”
  • Killer Motive (Oxygen, Aug. 25, Sundays at 7). Two journalists will “focus on the reasons why a particular killing occurred and explore how investigators uncovered the motive in order to crack the case”
  • Good Eats: The Return (Food Network, Aug. 25, Sundays at 10). Alton Brown is bringing back the groundbreaking series that inspired a generation of food fans with culinary science, history, comedy, puppets, cameras inside appliances and great recipes”
  • Million Pound Menu (Netflix, Aug. 27). Season two of the BBC series, on which “food entrepreneurs who are determined to open up their own restaurants pitch delicious concepts to a panel of choosy investors”
  • The Devil You Know (Viceland, Aug. 27, Tuesdays at 10). Journalist Chad Nance examines a case that starts when “a man disappears amidst rumors of a local Satanic killer”
  • The Challenge 34: War of the Worlds 2 (MTV, Aug. 28, Wednesdays at 9). “14 Brits will battle it out against 14 Americans for their share of the $1 million-dollar prize”
  • Homicide Hunter (ID, Aug. 28, Wednesdays at 9). “Lt. Joe Kenda returns for its ninth and final season” of “revisiting the crimes that defined his career…and have since recurred in his nightmares”
  • Jay Leno’s Garage (CNBC, Aug. 28, Wednesdays at 10). ” takes the fast and the furious car fan for a high-octane spin across the country with a mix of stunts, reviews, celebrity interviews and challenges”
  • The Murder Tapes (ID, Aug. 28, Wednesdays at 10). “use every conceivable form of taped footage involved in a homicide case, sharing up-close perspectives from those at the scene and showing the aftermath of a murder in in a raw and unfiltered form”
  • Growing Up Hip Hop: New York (WE tv, Aug. 29, Thursdays at 9). Follows “Ja Rule and children Jeff Bruce Atkins Jr. and Brittney Atkins; Murder Inc. mogul Irv Gotti and children, Angie Pearson and Jonathan ‘JJ’ Wilson Lorenzo; Fat Joe with son Ryan Cartagena; famed rapper Charli Baltimore and daughter DJ Siaani; Young Dirty Bastard, son of the late Old Dirty Bastard; Flavor Flav and his children Da’Zyna, Quan and Will; JoJo Simmons, son of legendary rap pioneer Rev. Run; rapper and actress Lil’ Mama and her brother Arnstar; rapper and producer Kid Capri with daughter Vina Love and renowned industry manager Madina Milana”
  • The Great British Baking Show (Netflix, Aug. 30, Fridays). Season 10 of the competition has 13 bakers, and new episodes of the baking competition will air right after they do in the U.K. 
  • Droppin’ Cash (Netflix, Aug. 30). “This Complex series follows the paper trail of musicians and athletes in Los Angeles as they blow through stacks on the finer things in life”
  • Styling Hollywood (Netflix, Aug. 30). “Stylist and interior designer Jason Bolden and husband Adair Curtis of JSN Studio make the magic happen on the red carpet and at home for A-listers”

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