Also on Thursday: Check Into ‘Guest Book’

GuestBookv2-628x353Rented rooms are the setting for more than one anthology series this summer. In addition to the Duplass Brothers’ “Room 104” on HBO, here is “The Guest Book” (TBS, 10 and 10:30 p.m.), a comedy series from Greg Garcia (“Raising Hope” and “My Name is Earl”) that changes cast and story each week depending on who checks into the vacation cabin in the mountains.

There are some town residents who recur, played by Kellie Martin, Garret Dillahunt and Laura Bell Bundy. Among the guests are Jenna Fischer, Michaela Watkins, Margo Martingale, Michael Rapport and Jaime Pressly. Kicking it off in the first of two episodes tonight is Danny Pudi as a middle school science teacher looking to perk up his married life.

On the new “Nuts + Bolts” (Viceland, 10:30 p.m.), Tyler the Creator looks at how things work, inviting experts and personal heroes along the way.

“I Love Kellie Pickler” (CMT, 11 p.m.) starts its third season

There’s a live eviction on “Big Brother” (CBS, 9 p.m.) before another head of household competition.

“Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team” (CMT, 10 p.m.) gets a 12th season start.

Mitch tries to rescue Clementine from her captors on “Zoo” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

Megan Fox, Adam Samberg and Maya Rudolph are judges on this week’s “The Gong Show” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

Break-up songs are sung by the remaining contestants on “Boy Band” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

Ralph Macchio waxes on and waxes off on “Whose Line Is It Anyway” (The CW, 9 p.m.).

It’s TV moms and dads against TV kids on “Battle of the Network Stars” (ABC, 9 p.m.). Contestants include Chad Lowe, Ted McGinley, Jimmie Walker, Mackenzie Phillips and Jonathan Lipnicki.

Updates come for the couples on “Married at First Sight” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) in a reunion special.

Magicians on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (The CW, 8 p.m.) include Siegfried Tieber and Jessica Jane.

What if for one week they switched the the contestants of “Beat Shazam” (Fox, 8 p.m.) with those on “Love Connection” (Fox, 9 p.m.)?

Another blunder causes the hit men to go after Camila and Teresa on “Queen of the South” (USA, 10 p.m.).

The crew on “The Mist” (SpikeTV, 10 p.m.) hide in a psych wing.

Steve wraps up his Soho listing on “Million Dollar Listing New York” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

A great day on Turner Classic Movies’ Summer Under the Stars is today’s salute to Lon Chaney, where you can find he really was the man of a thousand faces with “The Penalty” (6 a.m.), “The Monster” (7:45 a.m.), “Oliver Twist” (9:15 a.m.), “The Blackbird” (10:45 a.m.), “The Ace of Hearts” (12:30 p.m.), “The Unknown” (2 p.m.), “Mr. Wu” (3 p.m.), “Unholy Three” (4:45 p.m.), “He Who Gets Slapped” (6:30 p.m.), “The Phantom of the Opera” (8 p.m.), “Laugh, Clown, Laugh” (9:45 p.m.), “Tell It to the Marines” (11:15 p.m.), “West Zanzibar” (1:15 a.m.), “Where East is East” (2:45 a.m.) and “The Unholy Three” (4:15 a.m.).

Baseball includes Arizona at Cubs (MLB, 2 p.m.) and Mets at Colorado (MLB, 5 p.m.).

The WNBA has Atlanta at Minnesota (ESPN2, 8 p.m.).

In soccer, it’s U.S. vs. Japan (ESPN2, 10 p.m.) in the Tournament of Nations.

Cycling’s Tour of Utah (Fox Sports, 2 p.m.) reaches stage four.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Jessica Biel, George Thorogood, Jenna Dwean Tatum. The View: Michael Moore. The Talk: Issa Rae, Elizabeth Wagmeister. Harry Connick: Gillian Jacobs, Veronica “Pooh” Nash-Poleate, Danica McKellar (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Jessica Simpson (rerun). Wendy Williams: Michael Bolton (rerun). The Real: Brian Tyree Henry, Kenya Moore (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Anthony Mackie, Elizabeth Olsen, Arcade Fire. Jimmy Kimmel: Robert Pattinson, Mike Colter, Casey James Salengo. Jimmy Fallon: Ice Cube, Ryan Seacrest, Action Bronson. Seth Meyers: John Krasinski, Melissa Leo, Rep. Adam Schiff. James Corden: Jamie Foxx, Ansel Elgort, Beth Ditto (rerun). Carson Daly: Morena Saccharin, Agnes Obel, Logan Browning (rerun). Trevor Noah: Kate Fagan. Conan O’Brien: Will Ferrell, Ha Ha Tonka (rerun).

 

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