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Reef Break

ABC | 10:00 pm
Much like its main character, Cat Chambers (Poppy Montgomery), this engaging summer action drama from Down Under deserves points for audacity. ABC still hasn’t announced whether a Season 2 is in the cards, but that hasn’t stopped the cast and producers from delivering a cliffhanger of a Season 1 finale, "Endgame." The story finds Cat on the run and fearing for her life. Expect hearts to be broken and multiple fates to hang in the balance. Ray Stevenson and Desmond Chiam co-star. […]

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Mr Inbetween

FX | 10:00 pm
Series creator and star Scott Ryan returns for Season 2 of this critically acclaimed sitcom from Australia, but if you think the life of his character — criminal-for-hire Ray Shoesmith — is likely to be any more manageable, think again. On top of the expected duties that come with being a single dad to daughter Brittany (Chika Yasumura) and providing care for his sick brother Bruce (Nicholas Cassim), Ray’s also trying not to screw up a promising new romance with paramedic Ally (Brooke Satchwell). […]

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Beat Bobby Flay

FOOD | 10:00 pm
Talk show host Seth Meyers ("Late Night With Seth Meyers") and Iron Chef Michael Symon think chef Bobby Flay is overdue for a lesson in humility as this hit culinary competition opens Season 22 with a premiere called "It’s Gonna Be a Late Night." First, though, they must decide which challenger will take Bobby on: kitchen wizard Lamar Moore from the South Side of Chicago, or chef Carrie Baird, known to some as the "Queen of Toast." […]

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The Dead Files

TRAVEL | 10:00 pm
A new episode called "The Blurry Man" finds former homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and medium Amy Allan in Highland Park, Ill., in response to a distress call from a panic-stricken family. Members of the household report that paranormal activity in their home has escalated to the point where life there is an utter nightmare. During their investigation, Steve learns about a serial killer, while Amy encounters a man who seems to be praying, but then morphs into a monster. […]

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Million Dollar Listing New York

BRAVO | 9:00 pm
The new episode "Polar Opposites" finds Ryan interviewing eager young agents for his new rental team, but he finds himself facing some difficult questions himself when an unhappy seller calls to question the lack of viable offers on his property. Steve and his buddy Phil are totally pumped when they go to the gym to work out and weigh a number of investment properties they’ve seen … and wind up walking out with an unexpected new offer. […]

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Ax Men

HISTORY | 9:00 pm
In "Untethered," the Season 10 finale, Jason Rygaard races to finish clearing a hillside in time to fill four logging trucks. Elsewhere, Jay R. Harkness takes his life in his hands quite literally as he fights desperately to control the untethered Tigercat on a steep, snow-covered mountainside. Meanwhile, Bucking Billy and his son Hogan battle a forest of hang-ups and widow-makers, and Mike Pihl and his son Danny confront a devastating loss. […]

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The Prestige

MAX | 10:30 pm
An illusion gone horribly wrong pits two 19th-century magicians, Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Rupert Angier (Hugh Jackman), against each other in a bitter battle for supremacy. Terrible consequences loom when the pair escalate their feud, each seeking not just to outwit — but to destroy — the other man. […]

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Safe House

TNT | 9:30 pm
For the past year, rookie CIA agent Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) has been eager to prove himself while cooling his heels at an inactive South African post. He gets the chance when Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington), a turncoat operative, is brought to Westons safe house for debriefing. But soon after Frosts arrival, mercenaries attack, and Weston and Frost barely escape with their lives. The two men must join forces and try to stay alive long enough to figure out who wants them dead. […]

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Edge of Tomorrow

SYFY | 8:00 pm
When Earth falls under attack from invincible aliens, no military unit in the world is able to beat them. Maj. William Cage (Tom Cruise), an officer who has never seen combat, is assigned to a suicide mission. Killed within moments, Cage finds himself thrown into a time loop, in which he relives the same brutal fight — and his death — over and over again. However, Cages fighting skills improve with each encore, bringing him and a comrade (Emily Blunt) ever closer to defeating the aliens. […]