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What to watch: WGNT 27's primetime programming week of July 26

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Posted at 10:14 AM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 10:14:38-04
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SUNDAY, JULY 26
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.

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.

MONDAY, JULY 27
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Greg Proops 4” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
COMEDY SKILLS — 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 (#802). Original airdate 7/27/2020.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Amber Riley” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
PERFORMING COMEDY — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY AMBER RILEY (“GLEE”) — 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 (#710). Original airdate 3/31/2020.

ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“Penn & Teller: Try This At Home Too” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
TRY THIS AT HOME TOO – Filmed entirely at the homes of Penn & Teller and their friends around the world, PENN & TELLER: TRY THIS AT HOME TOO is the second special from the magical duo and showcases new magic Penn & Teller and their magician friends have developed at home. Penn & Teller teach viewers how to do an array of tricks themselves and are joined by celebrity guests including Howie Mandel, Piff the Magic Dragon, and the cast of NANCY DREW including Kennedy McMann, Scott Wolf, Riley Smith, Leah Lewis, Maddison Jaizani, and Tunji Kasim. We will also get a chance to see viewer videos submitted showcasing versions of tricks they learned on Penn & Teller’s first “Try This At Home” special. The special is executive produced by Penn Jillette, Teller, Peter Adam Golden, Penn & Teller: BS, Andrew Golder, and Lincoln Hiatt, in association with 1/17 PRODUCTIONS. Original airdate 7/27/2020.

TUESDAY, JULY 28
DC’S STARGIRL
“Shining Knight” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
A BLAST FROM THE PAST — Courtney’s (Brec Bassinger) life gets turned upside down when someone from her past arrives in Blue Valley. Meanwhile, Pat (Luke Wilson) uncovers new information about the ISA’s plan and Jordan (Neil Jackson) makes a surprising discovery at work. Jennifer Phang directed the episode written by Geoff Johns (#111). Amy Smart, Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Cameron Gellman, Trae Romano, Meg DeLacy and Christopher James Baker also star. Original airdate 7/28/2020. 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.

SERIES PREMIERE
TELL ME A STORY
“Chapter 1: Hope” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLSV) (HDTV)
SERIES PREMIERE – Classic fairytales converge in modern-day New York City with an epic and subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge and murder. Troubled teen Kayla (Danielle Campbell) and her father, Tim (Sam Jaeger), try to make a fresh start at Tim’s mother’s (Kim Cattrall) home in New York City. Estranged siblings Gabe (Davi Santos) and Hannah (Dania Ramirez) are reunited under extreme circumstances. Jordan (James Wolk) and his girlfriend, Beth (guest star Spencer Grammer) can’t see eye-to-eye on their future together. Also starring Paul Wesley, Billy Magnussen, Dorian Crossmond Missick, Michael Raymond-James and Zabryna Guevera (#101). The episode was written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Liz Friedlander. The CW original airdate 7/28/2020. 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, JULY 29
THE 100
“The Flock” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LSV) (HDTV)
TENSION – Murphy (Richard Harmon) and Indra (guest star Adina Porter, “American Horror Story”) must defuse a tense situation. Meanwhile, old friends make new allegiances. Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Lindsey Morgan, Tasya Teles, Shannon Kook, JR Bourne, Shelby Flannery and Chuku Modu also star. Amyn Kaderali directed the episode written by Alyssa Clark (#708). Original airdate 7/15/2020.

SEASON FINALE
BULLETPROOF
“Episode 8” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
DOMINO’S WILL FALL – Bishop (Noel Clarke), Pike (Ashley Walters) and the rest of the Unit go off-book in an effort to bring down Alex (Stavros Zalmas) and Mikey (Ben Tavassoli) Markides once and for all, but when Cockridge (Lee Ross) interferes the raid goes disastrously wrong and the Unit are left emptyhanded. The episode was directed by Sarmad Masud and written by Noel Clarke and Jerome Bucchan-Nelson (#208). Original airdate 7/29/2020.

THURSDAY, JULY 30
KILLER CAMP
“A Killer Accusation” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
AND THE KILLER IS...? - The campmates are thrown back in the freezing lake, retrieving buoys for cash, and then must play a horribly awkward game where their true feelings about each other are hilariously shared out loud. The campfire brings another shocking first when each camper reveals who they believe to be the killer. A vote is taken in hopes of outing the backstabber before another victim is brutally killed. And in the end, the biggest surprise of all awaits them! Directed by Mike Parker (#103). Original airdate 7/30/2020.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“Third Times The Charm” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
WORLD-FAMOUS MAGICIANS PENN & TELLER ARE BACK FOR SEASON 7 OF FOOL US! — 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 Shawn Farquhar, Helen Coghlan, Ondřej Pšenička and Paul Gertner. Alyson Hannigan (“How I Met Your Mother”) serves as host (#701). Original airdate 6/22/2020.

FRIDAY, JULY 31
MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Virtual Magic, Psychic Worms, and Hans Klok” — (8:00-8:30 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 (#704). Original airdate 5/29/2020.

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Alex, I’ll Take Pickpockets and Monkeys for $1000” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
LOOKING GLASS — 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 Michael Turco, Leon Etienne, The Sacred Riana, Chipper Lowell and Jay Jay (#703). Original airdate 5/22/2020.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Adrienne Houghton” — (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
KEEPING IT REAL WITH JOKES — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY ADRIENNE HOUGHTON (“THE REAL”) — 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 (#714). Original airdate 8/26/2019.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Jonathan Mangum 5” — (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
ALWAYS FUNNY — 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 (#703). Original airdate 9/23/2019.