By RODNEY HO/ email@example.com, originally filed Sunday, August 28, 2016
This is the quiet week entering Labor Day weekend as a handful of summer shows end their runs and the broadcast networks get ready for their fall seasons.
OWN’s hit show “Greenleaf,” shot in Atlanta, has already been guaranteed a second season. It concludes its first season Wednesday.
Other shows finishing up this summer: Freeform’s “Pretty Little Liars” Tuesday, NBC’s ‘The Night Shift’ Wednesday and FX’s “Sex & Drugs& Rock n Roll”Thursday for a second season.
And Shaquille O’Neal tries to prove his wilderness mettle with Bear Grylls on NBC Monday.
This covers Monday, August 29 through Sunday, September 4, 2016.
“America Ninja Warrior” 8 p.m. NBC — The national finals in Vegas.
“Bachelor in Paradise” 8 p.m. ABC — The cast welcomes a hotly anticipated arrival who asks a desperate bachelorette for a date.
“Rizzoli & Isles” 9 p.m. TNT — Jane and Maura sharpen focus on two murders.
“Tyler Perry’s Too Close to Home” 9 p.m. TLC — Shelby makes a mistake that could endanger her and Bonnie’s lives.
“Major Crimes” 10 p.m. TNT — A murder investigation has a personal impact on Sanchez and also leads to a much larger criminal operation.
“Running Wild With Bear Grylls” 10 p.m. NBC — Shaquille O’Neal joins Bear in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, where they deal with dense forest, leeches and steep cliffs.
“Mistresses” 10:01 p.m. ABC — Karen fires Lydia when she uncovers her deception.
“America’s Got Talent” 8 p.m. NBC — The first semifinal show.
“Pretty Little Liars” 8 p.m. Freeform (seventh season summer finale) — The ladies engage in an altercation against old foes that ends fatally.
“Bachelor in Paradise” 8 p.m. ABC — A bachelorette decides to leave Paradise after a confrontation with a jealous woman.
“Facing” 9 p.m. NGC (new series) — Each hourlong episode will tackle the myths, legends and truths behind powerful headline-makers. Week one: Pablo Escobar.
“The Have and the Have Nots” 9 p.m. OWN — Benny learns what Candace did to finance his property.
“Zoo” 9 p.m. CBS — Mitch and Jamie find themselves in the middle of an animal attack at the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
“Halt and Catch Fire” 10 p.m. AMC — Tensions rise at the office, as Gordon and Donna’s personal life spills into work.
“Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman” 10 p.m. Science (seventh season debut) — What makes a terrorist?
“Chrisley Knows Best” 10 p.m. USA — Todd faces his mortality by having the family plan his funeral.
“Masterchef” 8 p.m. Fox — Three basic utensils are used by the Top 7 contestants in a mystery-box challenge.
“America’s Got Talent” 9 p.m. NBC — Live results.
“Suits” 9 p.m. USA — Harvey rebuts Cahill’s star witness.
“Greenleaf” 10 p.m. OWN (first season finale) — Lady Mae confronts Mavis. Expect fireworks!
“Mr. Robot” 10 p.m. USA — Angela wants more from E Corp than they want to give; and Elliot and Darlene seek answers.
“The Night Shift” 10 p.m. NBC (third season finale) — An intensifying wildfire surrounds Scott and Jordan as they try to perform surgery in the field in the conclusion of the two-part Season 3 finale.
“Tyrant” 10 p.m. FX — Chaos reigns in Abuddin and Daliyah asks Fauzi to leave and takes a stand against Barry.
“You’re the Worst” 10 p.m. FXX (third season debut) — Jimmy and Gretchen adjust to life after saying “I love you.”
“Battlebots” 8 p.m. ABC (two-hour second season finale) — Eight teams compete in the quarterfinals. Then, four teams enter the championship round for a final shot at the Giant Nut.
“60 Days In” 9 p.m. A&E — The final participant enters the Clark County Jail.
“Holy Hell” 9 p.m. CNN — A glimpse inside the Buddha Field, a West Hollywood cult founded in the 1980s, includes candid footage and interviews with former members.
“Ground Zero Rising: Freedom vs. Fear” 10 p.m. CNBC — A look at the rebirth of the World Trade Center 15 years after the 9/11 attacks includes a tour of the new security command center and interviews with individuals who have connections to that tragic day in southern Manhattan.
“Sex & Drugs & Rock n Roll” 10 p.m. FX (second season finale) — Gigi goes in a new direction and Johhny tries a solo project.
“Narcos” 3:01 a.m. Netflix — Escobar is on the run again. Who will capture him?
“Love Thy Neighbor” 9 p.m. OWN (third season finale) — Danny can’t take anymore of Sam’s annoying behavior.
“Killjoys” 9 p.m. Syfy (second season finale) — The Killjoys and an old enemy join forces in a desperate attempt to thwart Level Six’s plans for the Quad.
“Cheer Squad” 10 p.m. Freeform (first season finale) — The Sharks compete in Orlando in hopes of winning their third world title and the twins take on an Orlando-themed bucket list.
“Backstabbed” 8 p.m. Saturday Lifetime — A struggling housewife poses as a potential buyer to help a real-estate agent sell houses, but she soon discovers the dangerous tactics he’ll resort to in order to close a deal.
“Fear the Walking Dead” 9 p.m. Sunday AMC — Travis struggles to connect with Chris while searching for shelter. Meanwhile, Alicia meets a lonely woman with a bloody past.
“The Last Ship” 9 p.m. Sunday TNT — Chandler returns to America in a bid to find answers to what has truly been happening all along.
“Murder in the First” 10 p.m. Sunday TNT (third season finale) — Terry and Hildy scramble to resolve one of their most puzzling cases.
“The Strain” 10 p.m. Sunday FX — The Master plagues Eph when he offers to return Zack.