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What to watch: WGNT 27's primetime programming week of June 7

Posted at 4:13 PM, Jun 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 16:15:29-04

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

DC’S STARGIRL
“Icicle” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
THIS IS OUR DESTINY — After a dangerous confrontation with a member of the Injustice Society of America, Pat (Luke Wilson) warns Courtney (Brec Bassinger) to back down from her attempts to go after them. But when she encounters what she believes to be a message from one of them, she urges Pat to help her. Meanwhile, Barbara (Amy Smart) makes strides at work, which impresses her new boss Jordan (Neil Jackson). Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Trae Romano, Christopher James Baker, Meg DeLacy and Hunter Sansone also star. Michael Nankin directed the episode written by Colleen McGuinness (#103). Original airdate 6/2/2020. 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.

SUPERGIRL
“Deus Lex Machina” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
MELISSA BENOIST MAKES HER DIRECTORIAL DEBUT – Lex (guest star Jon Cryer) proceeds to lay an intricate plan to bring Lena (Katie McGrath) closer to him, defeat Leviathan’s latest attack, and pit Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and team against Leviathan. It is also revealed how Lex came into power after Crisis. Melissa Benoist directed the episode with story by Lindsay Sturman and teleplay by Katie Rose Rogers & Brooke Pohl (#517). Original airdate 5/3/2020.

MONDAY, JUNE 8

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Amber Riley” — (8:00-8:30 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 3/30/2020.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Tinashe” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
SINGING FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY TINASHE — 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 (#709).     Original airdate 6/24/2019.

ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO
“Crash Into Me” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
WELCOME TO CRASHCON — As the town prepares for CrashCon, Liz (Jeanine Mason) and Max (Nathan Dean) attempt to piece together who may be behind a potentially deadly plan targeting the festival.  Elsewhere, Maria (Heather Hemmens) and Isobel (Lily Cowles) take drastic measure to learn more about the night Mimi (guest star Sherri Saum) disappeared, while Michael (Michael Vlamis) is forced to do someone else’s bidding.  Tyler Blackburn, Michael Trevino, Amber Midthunder and Trevor St. John also star. Joanna Kerns directed the episode written by Danny Tolli & Carolina Rivera (#212).  Original airdate 6/8/2020.

TUESDAY, JUNE 9

DC’S STARGIRL
“Wildcat” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
THE FIRST RECRUIT — After realizing that she needs the extra help, Courtney (Brec Bassinger) sets out to recruit new members to the Justice Society of America – starting with Yolanda (Yvette Monreal). Elsewhere, Pat’s (Luke Wilson) suspicion is piqued after a bizarre conversation with one of the town’s residents. Amy Smart, Anjelika Washington, Trae Romano, Jake Austin Walker, Meg DeLacy, Neil Jackson, Christopher James Baker also star. Rob Hardy directed the episode written by James Dale Robinson (#104). Original airdate 6/9/2020. 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
“Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE – Comedy powerhouse Jim Gaffigan has made a career out of finding the extraordinary in the ordinary with his hilarious yet biting observational style. In his sixth comedy special, Gaffigan steers away from the conventional as he is faced with the medical crisis that hit his family. Using humor to deal with the unthinkable, Gaffigan proves that indeed, laughter is medicine. The special is directed by Jeannie Gaffigan and executive produced by Brian Volk-Weiss and Cisco Henson of Comedy Dynamics, A Nacelle Company. Original airdate 6/9/2020.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

THE 100
“Hesperides” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, V) (HDTV)
OUTSIDERS – Mysterious outsiders arrive with news of Clarke’s (Eliza Taylor) missing people. Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropuolos, Lindsey Morgan, Richard Harmon, Tasya Teles, Shannon Kook, JR Bourne, Shelby Flannery and Chuku Modu also star. Diana Valentine directed the episode written by Sean Crouch (#704). Original airdate 6/10/2020.

SEASON PREMIERE
BULLETPROOF
“Episode 1” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
THE BOYS ARE BACK - A chance discovery propels Bishop (Noel Clarke) and Pike (Ashley Walters) deep undercover, and they soon find themselves at the heart of a notorious international crime family. After an action-packed sting results in the seizure of drug money worth a million pounds, Bishop and Pike set about tracing who the money belongs to, in an effort to thwart those responsible for an orchestrated drug drought, designed to strangle the market. Meanwhile, the Unit are under the watchful eye of the new ‘by-the-book’ Deputy Director, Richard Cockridge (Lee Ross). Directed by Diarmuid Goggins the episode was written by Nick Love. Original Airdate (6/10/20).

THURSDAY, JUNE 11

BURDEN OF TRUTH
“Desperate Measures” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, L) (HDTV)
KODIE MAKES A MOVE THAT COULD JEOPARDIZE HER CASE – Kodie (Sera-Lys McArthur) makes a bold move regarding her children.  Desperate to help her friend, Joanna (Kristin Kreuk) recalls a memory from her past that could be useful to the current case.  Meanwhile, Billy (Peter Mooney) meets another mom with a story to tell. Kelly Makin directed the episode written by Julie Puckrin (#304).  Original airdate 6/11/2020.

IN THE DARK
“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Dying” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLS) (HDTV)
FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS - When Murphy (Perry Mattfeld) and Felix (Morgan Krantz) concoct a new plan to destroy Nia (guest star Nicki Micheaux), Murphy’s friendship with Josh (Theodore Bhat) proves to be more beneficial than she expected.  In need of some space from Murphy, Jess (Brooke Markham) makes a bold move with Sterling (guest star Natalie Liconti).  Dean (Rich Sommer) runs into issues at work, and Max (Casey Deidrick) gets an unexpected visitor. Clara Aranovich directed the episode written by Anna Fisher (#209). Original airdate 6/11/2020.

FRIDAY, JUNE 12

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Crossbow Roulette and Magic Just for the Funovits” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (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
“Virtual Magic, Psychic Worms, and Hans Klok” — (8:30-9:00 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 (#704). Original airdate 5/29/2020.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Greg Proops 5” — (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
UNLIKE NO OTHER COMEDY — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guestcomedian 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.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Charles Esten 3” — (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
YOU CAN’T QUESTION COMEDY — 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 (#803).     Original airdate 4/20/2020.