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STARZ | 9:00 pm
Events reach a climax in the Season 4 finale "You Can’t Fix This," which finds Ghost and Tommy (Omari Hardwick, Joseph Sikora) seeking vengeance after tragedy befalls the St. Patrick clan. Tasha (Naturi Naughton) keeps the home fires burning until she realizes it’s up to her to avert further disaster, forcing her to turn to an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, Angela (Lela Loren) tries to find out what Ghost is hiding, as an old friend’s return heralds a call to war. […]

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The Last Ship

TNT | 9:00 pm
As an assortment of formidable enemies closes in on them from all sides, the crew of the Nathan James conducts a frantic search for one of their own in the new episode "Nostos." Meanwhile, the usually unflappable Slattery (Adam Baldwin) is haunted by disturbing visions of the past. […]

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Secrets of the Six Wives

PBS | 8:00 pm
The series concludes as host Lucy Worley examines the fates of King Henry VIII’s final three wives in "Divorced, Beheaded, Survived." Anne of Cleves was regarded by some as the least attractive of Henry’s spouses, but although Henry divorced her, she got a handsome settlement … winding up as one of the richest women in England. Ill-fated Catherine Howard ended up beheaded after a lifetime of being exploited by older men, but Katherine Parr outlived her sovereign. […]


Twin Peaks: The Return

SHO | 8:00 pm
The mega-hyped reboot of David Lynch’s cult mystery thriller was, like the original, hypnotically fascinating and maddeningly self-indulgent, not to mention intensely polarizing. None of that is why it ends its run tonight in a two-part finale, however: Back even before it premiered earlier this year, this revival was described as an 18-part limited series. No plot specifics have been revealed, but don’t expect much closure as the owls fall silent once more. […]


Slumdog Millionaire

Home Box Office 2 | 10:30 pm
As 18-year-old Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) answers questions on the Indian version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," flashbacks show how he got there. Part of a stable of young thieves after their mother dies, Jamal and his brother, Salim, survive on the streets of Mumbai. Salim finds the life of crime agreeable, but Jamal scrapes by with small jobs until landing a spot on the game show. […]



WGN America | 9:00 pm
Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission. Her commander is veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), helming his last flight before retirement. Then, during a routine space walk by the pair, disaster strikes: The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Ryan and Matt stranded in deep space with no link to Earth and no hope of rescue. As fear turns to panic, they realize that the only way home may be to venture further into space. […]



Independent Film Channel | 7:00 pm
A young man grows up in the mob and works very hard to advance himself through the ranks. He enjoys his life of money and luxury, but is oblivious to the horror that he causes. A drug addiction and a few mistakes ultimately unravel his climb to the top. Based on the book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi. […]



Syfy | 7:00 pm
Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) takes power and strips rank from Maximus (Russell Crowe), one of the favored generals of his predecessor and father, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the great stoical philosopher. Maximus is then relegated to fighting to the death in the gladiator arenas. […]


Dirty Dancing

Oprah Winfrey Network | 7:00 pm
Baby (Jennifer Grey) is one listless summer away from the Peace Corps. Hoping to enjoy her youth while it lasts, shes disappointed when her summer plans deposit her at a sleepy resort in the Catskills with her parents. Her luck turns around, however, when the resorts dance instructor, Johnny (Patrick Swayze), enlists Baby as his new partner, and the two fall in love. Babys father forbids her from seeing Johnny, but shes determined to help him perform the last big dance of the summer. […]



Disney Channel | 5:15 pm
Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner), a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But curmudgeonly Carls worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house. […]