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What to watch: WGNT 27's primetime programming week of August 2

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Posted at 7:08 PM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 19:08:14-04

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

SERIES PREMIERE
FRIDGE WARS
“Matt Basile vs. Massimo Capra” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
SERIES PREMIERE — In this culinary competition, FRIDGE WARS pits two top chefs against one another with a challenge to create extraordinary meals using only the ingredients taken from the ordinary fridges of families. Host comedian Emma Hunter visits a family’s home and conducts a surprise fridge raid. The competition commences back at the FRIDGE WARS studio where the family’s fridge is recreated for both chefs. Once the clock starts, the chefs have 45 minutes to get dinner on the table — cooking with ingredients they’ve never seen for people they’ve never met! When time’s up, the family takes their place at the dining room table and tastes each meal, scoring them on look, taste and originality — without knowing who cooked what. (#101). Original airdate 8/2/2020. Every episode of FRIDGE WARS will be available to stream on CWTV.COM and The CW app the day after broadcast for free.

SERIES PREMIERE
TASKMASTER
“Hello.” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
THIS HILARIOUS UK CHARMER MAKES ITS U.S. DEBUT - Greg Davies stars as the fearsome Taskmaster, in this hysterical British import that bears his title. Together with his miniature sidekick Alex Horne they will be putting five contestants through their paces. Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha and Sian Gibson take on the hilarious challenges in the hopes of procuring the glorious Golden Head of the Taskmaster (Davies) statue. This week’s tasks include; baby monitors, powerful smells and seductive dummies. The episode was directed by Andy Devonshire. Original airdate 8/2/2020. Every episode of TASKMASTER will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

MONDAY, AUGUST 3

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Jeanine Mason” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
IT’S OUT OF THIS WORLD FUNNY — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY JEANINE MASON (“ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO”) — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Gary Anthony Williams, put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games that are prompted only by random ideas supplied by the studio audience. The four performers must use the little information they have and their wild imaginations to depict different characters and an array of scenes, as well as perform songs. After each round of improvisation, Aisha will dole out points to our four performers and declare a winner at the end of every episode. Directed by Geraldine Dowd (#711). Original airdate 4/6/2020.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Greg Proops 5” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DL) (HDTV)
UNLIKE NO OTHER COMEDY — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Greg Proops, put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games that are prompted only by random ideas supplied by the studio audience. The four performers must use the little information they have and their wild imaginations to depict different characters and an array of scenes, as well as perform songs. After each round of improvisation, Aisha will dole out points to our four performers and declare a winner at the end of every episode. Directed by Geraldine Dowd (#807). Original airdate 4/13/2020.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“P&T in 3D…Glasses” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY RICH SOMMER (“IN THE DARK”) — Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The live studio audience and the TV audience watch along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Hans Klok, Michael Bourada, Hedné and Vincenzo Ravina. Alyson Hannigan (“How I Met Your Mother”) serves as host (#706). Original airdate 8/3/2020.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4

DC’S STARGIRL
“Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E Part One” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
AND SO IT BEGINS — With the ISA on their trail, Courtney (Brec Bassinger), Pat (Luke Wilson) and the team regroup to figure out their next steps. Meanwhile, Rick (Cameron Gellman) makes a breakthrough, and the team prepares for a showdown with the ISA. Amy Smart, Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Trae Romano, Meg DeLacy, Neil Jackson and Christopher James Baker also star. Toa Fraser directed the episode written by Melissa Carter (#112). Original airdate 8/4/2020. Every episode of DC’s STARGIRL will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

TELL ME A STORY
“Chapter 2: Loss” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLSV) (HDTV)
THIS IS NO FAIRYTALE – Jordan (James Wolk) helps the police pinpoint one of the masked robbers of the jewelry heist, Eddie (Paul Wesley). After their ill-advised one-night stand, Kayla (Danielle Campbell) tries to keep her distance from Nick (Billy Magnussen) but finds it very hard to stay away. Hannah (Dania Ramirez) helps Gabe (Davi Santos) cover his tracks (#102). The CW original airdate 8/4/2020. Zabryna Guevera, Kim Cattrall, Dorian Crossmond Missick and Michael Raymond-James also star. The episode was written by Eduardo Javier Canto & Ryan Maldonado and directed by Liz Friedlander. Every episode of TELL ME A STORY will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

THE 100
“A Little Sacrifice” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, SV) (HDTV)
MOVEMENT – Sheidheda makes his move. Meanwhile, a Disciple goes rogue. Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Lindsey Morgan, Richard Harmon, Tasya Teles, Shannon Kook, JR Bourne, Shelby Flannery and Chuku Modu also star. Sherwin Shilati directed the episode written by Nikki Goldwaser (#709). Original airdate 8/5/2020.

SEASON PREMIERE
CORONER
“Black Dog” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
SEASON PREMIERE - When Dr. Jenny Cooper's (Serinda Swan) life is upended by the untimely death of her husband, she changes her professional focus, becoming the newly appointed coroner in Toronto. As she learns to navigate raising a teenage son on her own, Jenny’s first case affects her personally when she is called to investigate the death of a teen in a youth detention center. Also starring Roger Cross, Éric Bruneau, Ehren Kassam, Tamara Podemski, Lovell Adams-Gray, and Kiley May. Adrienne Mitchell directed the episode written by Morwyn Brebner (#101). Original airdate 8/5/2020. Every episode of CORONER will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

KILLER CAMP
“A Killer Twist” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
DYING TO WIN - The campers face more fiendish camp activities: blindly putting their hands inside terrifying boxes for cash, smacking each other with soaking dodgeballs and targeting those they don’t trust with buckets of blood. The penultimate campfire sees the killer claim their final victim in an epic, electrifying murder. Directed by Mike Parker (#104). Original airdate 8/6/2020. Every episode of KILLER CAMP will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“P&T in 3D…Glasses” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY RICH SOMMER (“IN THE DARK”) — Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The live studio audience and the TV audience watch along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. The magicians featured in the episode include Hans Klok, Michael Bourada, Hedné and Vincenzo Ravina. Alyson Hannigan (“How I Met Your Mother”) serves as host (#706). Original airdate 8/3/2020.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“The Sound of Magic and the Intrusive Rope” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
BAG OF MYSTERY — Hosted by Dean Cain, “Masters of Illusion” features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines — all in front of a studio audience. Magicians featured in this episode include Chipper Lowell, Håkan Berg, Shoot Ogawa, Chris Funk, Nick Dopuch and My Uyên (#711). Original airdate 8/7/2020.

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Cell Phone Hack, Water Torture, and Alonzo’s Shop of Horrors” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
A LESSON IN SLEIGHT OF HAND — Hosted by Dean Cain, “Masters of Illusion” features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines — all in front of a studio audience. Magicians featured in this episode include Naathan Phan, Anna DeGuzman, Richard Turner, Ed Alonzo, Eric Jones and Titou (#709). Original airdate 7/10/2020.

SERIES PREMIERE
BEING REUBEN
“A Very Modern Family” — (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV),
MEET REUBEN — At 14, Reuben de Maid is already one of the biggest male make-up vloggers in the world. With his mom, sister, brother and grandad Bampa to keep him grounded, Reuben chases his dreams and reflects on being bullied in school and online for being different. Refusing to let the bullies win, Reuben secures a spot on an all-male advertising campaign with a major beauty brand (#101). Original airdate 8/7/2020. Every episode of BEING REUBEN will be available to stream on CWSeed.com and the CW Seed App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

BEING REUBEN
“Four Go Camping” — (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
BACK TO THE BASICS WITH BAMPA — Concerned about how much time the kids spend on their phones, Vicky enlists the help of grandad Bampa to take the kids camping – without their phones. Elsewhere, Reuben gives Bampa a glimpse into his world by bringing him along to a photoshoot for a new beauty app (#102). Original airdate 8/7/2020. Every episode of BEING REUBEN will be available to stream on CWSeed.com and the CW Seed App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.