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What to watch: WGNT 27's primetime programming week of June 28

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Posted at 1:20 PM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 13:29:09-04

SUNDAY, JUNE 28
DC’S STARGIRL
“The Justice Society” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
THE POWERS THAT BE — Courtney (Brec Bassinger) makes a difficult decision after Pat (Luke Wilson) confronts her about the potential consequences of recruiting new members to the JSA. Elsewhere, Barbara (Amy Smart) shows up in support of Mike’s (Trae Romano) science fair, and Courtney, Yolanda (Yvette Monreal), Beth (Anjelika Washington) and Rick (Cameron Gellman) prepare for their first major mission. Neil Jackson and Hunter Sansone also star. Chris Manley directed the episode written by Taylor Streitz (#106). Original airdate 6/23/2020. 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
“Third Time’s 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.

MONDAY, JUNE 29
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Greg Proops 3” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
BUILDING ON 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 (#719). Original airdate 6/29/2020.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Cedric the Entertainer 2” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
ALWAYS ENTERTAINING — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER (“THE NEIGHBORHOOD”) — 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 (#707). Original airdate 5/11/2020.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“Teller Vs. Penn” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (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.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30
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.

ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“Barry Brewer: Chicago I’m Home” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
WELCOME HOME! – Recorded in front of two sold out crowds at the Studebaker Theater in his hometown of Chicago, this stand-up comedy special is the culmination of Brewer’s real-life experiences interwoven with over fifteen years as a stand-up comic. BARRY BREWER: CHICAGO I’M HOME is directed by Barry Brewer. The special is executive produced by Brian Volk-Weiss, Barry Brewer and Jasmine Monet Brewer. Original airdate 6/30/2020.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1
THE 100
“The Queen’s Gambit” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, L) (HDTV)
LINDSEY MORGAN DIRECTS THE EPISODE – Emori (guest star Luisa d’Oliveira) tries to heal Sanctum’s old familial wounds while Echo (Tasya Teles), Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) and Diyoza (guest star Ivana Milicevic) struggle with new ones. Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Lindsey Morgan, Shannon Kook, JR Bourne, Shelby Flannery and Chuku Modu also star. Lindsey Morgan directed the episode written by Miranda Kwok (#707). Original airdate 7/1/2020.

BULLETPROOF
“Episode 4” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
GUN RUNNERS - Bishop (Noel Clarke) and Pike (Ashley Walters) ramp up their investigation as Mikey (Ben Tavassoli) tasks them with overseeing the hostile takeover of a gun factory outside of London. Alex (Stavros Zalmas) regains control of the family after the fallout from Amsterdam. The episode was directed by Dominic LeClerc and written by Richard Zajdlic (#204). Original airdate 7/1/2020.

THURSDAY, JULY 2
BURDEN OF TRUTH
“Name Your Ghosts” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, L) (HDTV)
JOANNA AND BILLY FACE A SETBACK – Joanna (Kristin Kreuk) and Billy (Peter Mooney) have to shift gears when their case takes an unexpected turn. They turn to the only lead they have – an unreliable whistleblower. Meanwhile, Luna (Star Slade) goes to extreme lengths to save another child from a wrongful apprehension. Doug Mitchell directed the episode written by Eric Putzer (#307). Original airdate 7/2/2020.

IN THE DARK
“Where Have You Ben?” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, D) (HDTV)
HIDE AND SEEK – With Nia’s (guest star Nicki Micheaux) entire shipment missing and the Guiding Hope crew under the gun to deliver it, Murphy (Perry Mattfeld), Jess (Brooke Markham), Felix (Morgan Krantz) and Max (Casey Deidrick) will stop at nothing to sniff out the stash. In the meantime, Dean (Rich Sommer) has his own plans for the misplaced goods, while Gene (guest star Matt Murray) visits Darnell (Keston John) and uncovers some shocking information. Brian Dannelly directed the episode written by Karine Rosenthal (#212). Original airdate 7/2/2020.

FRIDAY, JULY 3
ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (HDTV) (Content Rating TBD)
FOURTH OF JULY BACKYARD CELEBRATION HOSTED BY BOBBY BONES – This special features artists Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina and Old Dominion performing live from the backyards of their homes to celebrate Independence Day. Hosted by Bobby Bones, the celebration will invite Americans to tune in for of an evening of music and storytelling as they observe our nation’s day of independence. Executive producers for the special are John Sykes and Tom Poleman for iHeartMedia and Joel Gallen for Tenth Planet Productions. Original airdate 7/3/2020.

ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“Iconic: TLC” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (HDTV)
THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME – Hosted by multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, ICONIC: TLC features four artists performing genre-busting covers of 90’s hits and pop sensation TLC’s biggest hits like never seen before. TLC and the artists will be connected by video chat to watch the incredible at-home performances, then TLC will select one of the artists to collaborate with in a final, show-stopping performance. ICONIC: TLC is from Critical Content in partnership with iHeartMedia and executive produced by Tom Forman, Jenny Daly and Matthew Pickel from Critical Content, John Sykes and Tom Poleman from iHeartMedia. Eunhui Jong and Michael Dempsey are also executive producers. Original airdate 6/1/2020.