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What to watch: WGNT 27's primetime programming week of July 19

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Posted at 11:38 AM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 11:38:31-04

SUNDAY, JULY 19
DC’S STARGIRL
“Brainwave” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
DADDY DEAREST — Tensions rise among the JSA members after Courtney (Brec Bassinger) suggests who she wants to recruit next to the team. Meanwhile, Barbara (Amy Smart) invites Jordan (Neil Jackson) and his family over for dinner, and Henry Jr. (Jake Austin Walker) makes a surprising discovery about his father. Luke Wilson, Yvette Monreal, Cameron Gellman, Anjelika Washington, Trae Romano, Christopher James Baker, Meg DeLacy and Hunter Sansone also star.
Tamra Davis directed the episode written by Colleen McGuinness (#109). Original airdate 7/14/2020. 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.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“Teller Talks!!”— (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
TELLER SPEAKS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON THE SHOW — 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 Miranda Allen, Iñaki Zabaletta, Keith Kong and Guilherme Silveira. Alyson Hannigan (“How I Met Your Mother”) serves as host (#704). Original airdate 7/13/2020.

MONDAY, JULY 20
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Gary Anthony Williams 6” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-14, D) (HDTV)
SOUNDS LIKE COMEDY — 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 (#801). Original airdate 7/20/2020.
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Ricki Lake” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
THERE’S NO MASKING THESE LAUGHS — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY RICKI LAKE — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Charles Esten, 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 (#716). Original airdate 7/6/2020.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“Watermelon Surgery” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV, PG-L) (HDTV)
WILL PENN & TELLER BE FOOLED THIS WEEK? — 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 Guy Bavli, Javier Botía, B.S. Reddy and Chad Allen. Alyson Hannigan (“How I Met Your Mother”) serves as host (#705). Original airdate 7/20/2020.

TUESDAY, JULY 21
DC’S STARGIRL
“Brainwave Jr.” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
LET ME START AT THE BEGINNING — As Henry Jr. (Jake Austin Walker) hones his newfound skills, uncovered secrets from his family’s past force him to make a difficult decision. Meanwhile, Courtney (Brec Bassinger), Yolanda (Yvette Monreal), Beth (Anjelika Washington) and Rick’s (Cameron Gellman) latest plan brings them face to face with a member of the ISA. Finally, tensions between Pat (Luke Wilson) and Barbara (Amy Smart) force her to revisit her own past. Trae Romano, Meg DeLacy, Christopher James Baker and Neil Jackson also star. Andi Armaganian directed the episode written by James Dale Robinson (#110). Original airdate 7/21/2020. 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.

ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“Bryan Callen: Complicated Apes” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
RECORDED LIVE FROM CHICAGO’S HISTORIC THALIA HALL – Bryan Callen records his third special in Chicago’s historic Thalia Hall and reconsiders our debate on all-things equality. He rails against our tendencies to turn each other into nouns, and instead suggests that the best way to navigate our current culture war is to think of our fellow humans, not as a fixed label, but as verbs. BRYAN CALLEN: COMPLICATED APES is directed by Brian Volk-Weiss. Original airdate 7/21/2020.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22
THE 100
“Anaconda” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
THE PAST – Clarke (Eliza Taylor) confronts a new adversary. A surprising connection takes us back to the past and the nuclear apocalypse that destroyed the Earth. Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Lindsey Morgan, Richard Harmon, Tasya Teles, Shannon Kook, JR Bourne, Shelby Flannery and Chuku Modu also star. Ed Fraiman directed the episode written by Jason Rothenberg (#713). Original airdate 7/8/2020.

BULLETPROOF
“Episode 7” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
NO RELEIF IN SIGHT- With the Unit at their lowest, the Markides underground and Bishop (Noel Clarke) gunning for revenge, all seems lost. Meanwhile Pike’s (Ashley Walters) focus turns to family when his daughter Ali (guest star Jodie Campbell) gets caught up in a gang war on the streets. The episode was directed by Sarmad Masud and written by Nick Love and Ashley Walters. Original airdate 7/22/2020.

THURSDAY, JULY 23
KILLER CAMP
“One in the Eye for the Killer” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
BACK-STABBERS - As the campers recover from the previous night’s shocking murder, they are faced with a mud pit, falling into a freezing lake and razor-sharp axes. When suspicions rise and accusations fly, bromances will be broken, alliances are forged, and a relationship blossoms. And at dusk, the killer instructs Bruce to claim the next victim. Directed by Mike Parker (#102). Original airdate 7/23/2020.

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Crossbow Roulette and Magic Just for the Funovits” — (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
MAGIC COCKTAIL — 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 Xavier Mortimer, Michael Turco, Hans Klok, Chipper Lowell, Angela Funovits and Ben Blaque (#706). Original airdate 6/12/2020.

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Video Magic and the Magical Murder Mystery Tour” — (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
SWORD SUSPENSION — 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 Trigg Watson, Jeki Yoo, Lefty, Krystyn Lambert, Eric Jones and Hans Klok (#707). Original airdate 6/19/2020.

FRIDAY, JULY 24
MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“The Sphere of Fog, Crossbows, and More Ed Alonzo” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
THOR’S HAMMER — 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 Tommy Wind, Louie Foxx, Alexandra Duvivier, Ben Blaque, Ed Alonzo and Jason Bishop (#702). Original airdate 5/15/2020.

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Quick Changes, the Bird King, and Very Sharp Objects” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
ALL TIED UP — 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 Jeki Yoo & Ellie, Dan Sperry, Trigg Watson, Josephine Lee, Hakan Berg and Hans Klok (#701). Original airdate 5/15/2020.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Chris Jackson” — (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, D) (HDTV)
YOU CAN’T “STAGE” THE LAUGHS — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY CHRIS JACKSON (“HAMILTON”) — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Jonathan Mangum, 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 (#717). Original airdate 8/5/2019.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Jeff Davis 9” — (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
IT’S A BUNCH OF LAUGHS — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Jeff Davis, 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 (#701). Original airdate 8/19/2019.