TV: Beginning of End for ‘Orphan Black’

Orphan-BlackTatiana Maslany returns as a number of clones in the fifth season start of “Orphan Black” (BBC America, 10 p.m.), whose task this year is to tie up the ends for its ultimate finale. Tonight, Sarah tries to rescue Cosima while trying to survive, as Cosima reunites with Delphine.

“Idiotsitter” (Comedy Central, 8 p.m.) returns for its second season with four consecutive episodes.

“The Son” (AMC, 9 p.m.) reaches its first season finale with climactic action in both of its time periods.

The sitcom “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse” (OWN, 9 and 9:30 p.m.), a spinoff of his “Why Did I Get Married?” movie series, is back for its sixth season with a pair of new episodes.

Also back for its sixth season is “Oprah’s Master Class” (OWN, 10 p.m.), starting with Kevin Hart.

“Doctor Who” (BBC America, 9 p.m.) meets the Empress of Mars.

Highlight’s from Ariana Grande’s all star concert from last weekend, “One Love Manchester” (ABC, 8 p.m.) are rerun, as is the entirety of last week’s “CMT Music Awards” (CMT, 11 p.m.).

Newsmagazines rule on prime time, with a two hour episode of “20/20: In an Instant” (ABC, 9 p.m.), about a woman who had been abused by a cult leader; a two hour “Dateline” (NBC, 9 p.m.) about a home invasion murder in Georgia and a pair from “48 Hours” (CBS, 9 and 10 p.m.).

Doctors attend a class reunion on “The Vet Life” (Animal Planet, 9 p.m.).

It would have gotten a lot more attention this week had it not been for the Comey hearing, so here is a first week recap on “CNN Special Report: The Case Against Bill Cosby” (CNN, 9 p.m.).

Premium cable has Ben Affleck in “The Accountant” (HBO, 8 p.m.), Al Pacino in “Danny Collins” (Stars, 8 p.m.) and Matthew McConaughey in “Free State of Jones” (Showtime, 8 p.m.).

A fifth season of “Tiny House Nation” (FYI, 9 p.m.) is accompanied by the unlikely new spin-off “Tiny House Mansions” (FYI, 8 p.m.) that sounds like an oxymoron.

A second season starts for “Zombie House Flipping” (FYI, 10 p.m.), which is not nearly as interesting as it sounds. It’s about fixing houses whose renovations have been abandoned.

“We Bought the Farm” (HGTV, 11 p.m.) isn’t what it sounds like either. It’s not about dying, it’s about literally buying farm houses.

Kicking off a month of June wedding movies, “The Perfect Bride” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.) is about a fitness instructor who prepares clients for weddings but falls for someone’s finance in the process. With PascaleHutton and Kavan Smith.

On the other made-for-TV movie tonight a father and his teenage daughter become the obsession of a deranged neighbor in “The Wrong Neighbor” (Lifetime, 9 p.m.) with Michael Madsen, Andrea Bogart and Christine Prosperi.

“My Big Bollywood Wedding” (Smithsonian, 10 p.m.) sounds like fun.

Is it possible that “Say Yes to the Dress” (TLC, 8 p.m.) is now producing three hour episodes? Please say no.

On “Body Bizarre” (Discovery Life, 9 p.m.), a man has tree like growths on his hands and feet.

The two hour “Blood Ties: The Menendez Brothers” (Investigation Discovery, 8 p.m.) takes up the celebrated case that will be the basis of a prime time broadcast crime series this fall.

“Autopsy: The Last Hours of…” (Reelz, 9 p.m.) looks at the death of Steve Jobs.

There are bio films tonight of “Whitney” (BET, 8 p.m.) and “Ray” (BET, 10 p.m.).

Foodies have a falling out on an episode of “Fatal Vows” (Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.) titled “Recipe for Death.”

Strange doings are found on a farm in Georgia on “The Dead Files” (Travel, 10 p.m.).

Tom Cruise, Annabel Wallis, Zac Efron, Gal Gadot and Beth Ditto are on a new “Graham Norton Show” (BBC America, 11 p.m.).

They’re playing a reruns of the rebooted “Love Connection” (Fox, 11 p.m.) during late night. Sounds about right.

On Turner Classic Movies, Alec Baldwin presents “The Lost Weekend” (8 p.m.) as one of the essentials, and follows it with two other films featuring scores by Miklos Rosza, “Lydia” (10 p.m.) and “Ivanhoe” (midnight).

Then comes a Pride weekend showing of “Portrait of Jason” (TCM, 2 a.m.) and a second film by Shirley Clarke, “The Connection” (4 a.m.).

Baseball includes Kansas City at San Diego (Fox Sports 1, 4 p.m.) and Baltimore at Yankees (Fox, 7:15 p.m.).

In horse racing, the Belmont Stakes (NBC, 5 p.m.) are run.

In soccer, it’s England at Scotland (Fox Sports 2, noon) and Germany vs. San Marino (Fox Sports 2, 2:45 p.m.) in UEFA World Cup qualifiers.

In NCAA baseball super regionals, it’s Sam Houston State vs. Florida State (ESPN2, noon), Louisville vs. Kentucky (ESPN, noon), Wake Forest vs. Florida (ESPN, 3 p.m.), Long Beach State vs. Cal State Fullerton (ESPNU, 3 p.m.), Missouri State vs. TCU (ESPNU, 6 p.m.), Texas A&M s. Davidson (ESPN2, 6 p.m.), Mississippi State vs. LSU (ESPN2, 9 p.m.) and Oregon State vs. Vanderbilt (ESPN, 9 p.m.).

In golf, there is third round play in the St. Jude Classic (Golf, 1 p..m.; CBS, 3 p.m.).

Auto racing has its Pocono 250 (Fox, 1 p.m.).

There are NCAA track and field outdoor championships (ESPN, 6:30 p.m.).

And there’s a rugby match of U.S. vs. Ireland (NBC Sports, 5 p.m.).

An “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings) from last year features Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats and Leon Bridges.

The recent Jimmy Fallon-hosted “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) with Harry Styles is rerun.

 

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