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What to watch: WGNT 27's primetime programming week of July 5

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Posted at 10:49 AM, Jul 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-04 10:49:46-04

SUNDAY, JULY 5
DC’S STARGIRL
“Shiv Part One” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
LEA THOMPSON (“BACK TO THE FUTURE”) DIRECTS THE EPISODE — As Pat (Luke Wilson) teaches Courtney (Brec Bassinger), Yolanda (Yvette Monreal), Beth (Anjelika Washington) and Rick (Cameron Gellman) the importance of teamwork, the ISA converge to figure out who is trying to take them down. Elsewhere, as the school prepares for homecoming, Cindy (Meg DeLacy) lashes out against her father’s strict rules, while Barbara (Amy Smart) accepts an offer from Jordan (Neil Jackson). Trae Romano, Christopher James Baker, Jake Austin Walker and Hunter Sansone also star. Lea Thompson directed the episode written by Evan Ball (#107). Original airdate 6/30/2020. 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 Vs. Penn” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER PENN TRIES TO FOOL TELLER — 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 Eric Leclerc, Dev Sherman, Conan Liu and Rubén Vilagrand. Alyson Hannigan (“How I Met Your Mother”) serves as host (#702). Original airdate 6/29/2020.

MONDAY, JULY 6
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Ricki Lake” — (8:00-8:30 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.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Jonathan Mangum 6” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
NEW AGE COMEDY — 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 (#704). Original airdate 6/22/2020.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“Fool Us: The Home Game” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV, PG) (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 Caleb Wiles, D.K., Wes Iseli and Alana. Alyson Hannigan (“How I Met Your Mother”) serves as host (#703). Original airdate 7/6/2020.

TUESDAY, JULY 7
DC’S STARGIRL
“Shiv Part Two” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
THE JSA GOES UNDERCOVER — After Courtney (Brec Bassinger) gets herself into some trouble following an unexpected confrontation, Pat (Luke Wilson) decides they need to come clean to Barbara (Amy Smart). Meanwhile, Cindy (Meg DeLacy) takes heat from her father after a plan to take matters into her own hands goes awry. Finally, Yolanda (Yvette Monreal), Beth (Anjelika Washington) and Rick (Cameron Gellman) lead an investigation into one of their own classmates. Neil Jackson, Trae Romano and Jake Austin Walker also star. Geary McLeod directed the episode written by Paula Sevenbergen (#108). Original airdate 7/7/2020. 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
“Tom Papa: Freaked Out” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
A LIFE FULL OF COMEDY – Comedian Tom Papa returns to Cleveland, Ohio at his fast-paced comedic best while relating the everyman struggles of family life, falling behind to the super rich and his hilarious cure for angry young men. TOM PAPA: FREAKED OUT is directed by Jay Chapman. Original airdate 7/7/2020.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8
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 5” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
WHO CAN YOU TRUST - Bishop (Noel Clarke) and Pike (Ashley Walters) search for a lead in Cyprus and find an ally in the unlikeliest of places, but things go from bad to worse in a hurry, putting the duo right back to square one. Meanwhile, suspicions grow as Eleanor (Gina Bellman) looks into Bishop’s identity, forcing Tanner to try and step one step ahead. The episode was directed by Dominic LeClerc and written by Nick Love (#205). Original airdate 7/8/2020.

THURSDAY, JULY 9
SEASON FINALE
BURDEN OF TRUTH
“Shelter From the Storm” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, L) (HDTV)
JOANNA AND PETER PUT IT ALL ON THE TABLE – With the trial against ClearDawn labs fast approaching, Joanna (Kristin Kreuk) and Billy (Peter Mooney) are busy preparing their witnesses and finalizing the evidence. With time running out, Joanna works desperately to save Kodie’s (Sera-Lys McArthur) children from a lasting childhood trauma, when the memory of her own trauma leads her to a big breakthrough at trial. Doug Mitchell directed the episode written by Bradley Simpson (#308). Original airdate 7/9/2020.

SEASON FINALE
IN THE DARK
“My Pride and Joy” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, V) (HDTV)
SEASON FINALE – In the shocking season finale, betrayal runs deep, and the consequences are devastating. Starring Perry Mattfeld, Brooke Markham, Morgan Krantz, Keston John, Casey Deidrick and Theodore Bhat. Corinne Kingsbury directed the episode written by Yael Zinkow (#213). Original airdate 7/9/2020.

FRIDAY, JULY 10
MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Cell Phone Hack, Water Torture, and Alonzo’s Shop of Horrors” (Content Rating TBD) (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.

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Video Magic and the Magical Murder Mystery Tour” (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
MAGIC HEELS — 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, Naathan Phan, Paige Thompson, Shaun Jay and The Sacred Riana (#707). Original airdate 6/19/2020.

ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“Masters of Illusion: Impossible Escapes” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
IMPOSSIBLE FEATS – In this one-hour special, magicians attempt seemingly impossible escapes both in the studio and in the field. The special is hosted by Dean Cain and produced by Associated Television International. Original airdate 5/8/2020.