Monday TV: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Returns

DEREK PETH, CORINNE OLYMPIOS, ALEXIS WATERS, VINNY VENTIERA, ALEX WOYTKIW“The Bachelorette” made her choice last week (and so far the two are still together by all indications – congrats!). Now comes the island of losers in “Bachelor in Paradise” (ABC, 8 p.m.) in which the vaguely familiar participants are encouraged to pair up to stay in the game — and stay on their Mexican resort. Liquored up, they are happy to oblige. But the network assures that despite reports, there was no sexual assaults.

Reality dominates prime time, as the Top 10 loses one on “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

A third two hour competition, “American Ninja Warrior” (NBC, 8 p.m.), is down to the Top 30.

The latest Princess Diana special is based on some old leftover interview tapes the journalist Andrew morton records in 1991, while preparing a book. Can’t imagine the fidelity is that good, for audio or autocrats, in “Diana: In Her Own Words” (National Geographic, 9 p.m.).

The documentary “Hunting the KGB Killers” (Acorn, streaming), investigators from Scotland Yard discuss the death of a poisoning death of a Putin critic in 2006.

“The Real Housewives of Dallas” (Bravo, 10 p.m.) return for their second season.

Olivia Culpo and Gabriel Iglesias take part in a new “To Tell the Truth” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

On “Midnight, Texas” (NBC, 10 p.m.), a woman can’t stop eating.

“CBSN: On Assignment” (CBS, 10 p.m.) graduates from online to broadcast, at least on an August Monday, with stories on overseas military bases reacting to the North Korea threats (from many sides), the fight against abusive language on Instagram and the use of abortion to eliminate Down syndrome in Iceland.

On “Preacher” (AMC, 9 p.m.), Jesse reaches a breakthrough in his search for God.

A particularly potent panel on “The Gong Show” (ABC, 10 p.m.) includes Will Arnett, Jennifer Aniston and Jack Black.

The new “Baller Wives” (VH1, 10 p.m.) follows the wives of NFL stars Michael Vick and Asante Samuel.

A betrayal occurs on the season two finale of “Shadowhunters” (Freeform, 8 p.m.).

Kirsten’s dad shows up on the third season finale of “Stitchers” (Freeform, 9 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies features Vanessa Redgrave all day with “Young Catherine” (6 a.m.), “The Sea Gull” (8 a.m.), “Behind the Mask” (noon), “Agatha” (2 p.m.), “The Seven Per Cent Solution” (4 p.m.), “Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment” (6 p.m.), “Julia” (8 p.m.), “Orpheus Descending” (10:15 p.m.), “Blow-Up” (12:30 a.m.) and “Camelot” (2:45 a.m.).

Baseball includes Mets at Yankees (ESPN, 7 p.m.) and Houston at Arizona (MLB, 10 p.m.).

Other than that, there’s a whole lot of Little League World Series Softball (ESPN2, 1 and 4 p.m.; ESPNews, 7 p.m.; ESPNU, 10 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Bill Pullman, David Harbour, Andy Cohen. The View: John Stamos, Andy Grammer (rerun). The Talk: Christine Baranski, Ellen K (rerun). Harry Connick: Laurence Fishburne, Michael Symon, Lauren Ash (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Ellen Pompeo (rerun). Wendy Williams: Gabourey Sidibe, Jessica Seinfeld (rerun). The Real: Gabrielle Union, Lsa Vidal, Chike Okonkwo, Van Jones, Remy Ma (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Anthony Scaramucci, Bob Odenkirk, Liam Gallagher. Jimmy Kimmel: Ray Romano, Paula Paton, Bryson Tiller. Jimmy Fallon: Susan Sarandon, Riz Ahmed, Chord Overstreet. Seth Meyers: Kenan Thompson, Leah Rimini, Bryan Fogel, Roy Mayorga. James Corden: Billy Eichner, Riley Keogh, Royal Blood. Carson Daly: Adam Pally, Froth, Fahim Anwar (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Sen. Al Franken, Kate Micicci, Portugal the Man.

 

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