Thursday TV: New Shapes for ‘Runway’

Who-are-the-Project-Runway-Season-16-designes-The 16th season of “Project Runway” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) begins, with 16 new candidates. The challenge is a red carpet look for models of all sizes. Olivia Munn stops by to join Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Nina Garcia and Zac Posen as guest judge.

What I forgot about “Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update” (NBC, 9 p.m.) is that so many “SNL” stars, past and present, stop by to contribute. And there is endless material from the White House.

Lisa Edelstein returns for a new season of “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” (Bravo, 10 p.m.).

The final eight on “Boy Band” (ABC, 8 p.m.) sing solo, and America votes — well, at least the portion of America still watching.

Jillian Michaels is the oddball guest on “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” (The CW, 9 p.m.).

The second episode of “First in Human” (Discovery, 9 p.m.) concentrates on four patients undergoing experimental treatment at the national Institutes of Health.

Final auditions are set on “Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders: Making the Team” (CMT, 10 p.m.).

Another swell panel on “The Gong Show” (ABC, 10 p.m.) has Joel McHale, Priyanka chopra and Wendi McLendon-Covey.

One of the more annoying men in reality TV, Jeff Lewis, returns for a 10th season of “Flipping Out” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

Camila stops running and starts fighting on “Queen of the South” (USA, 10 p.m.).

Adrian has sobering news for the mall on “The Mist” (Spike TV, 10 p.m.).

A cyber attack causes chaos in the hospital during “The Night Shift” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

On “Zoo” (CBS, 10 p.m.), Abigail holds Jackson prisoner in hopes of extracting info.

It’s double eviction night on “Big Brother” (CBS, 9 p.m.), and those ousted are the first to form the jury.

Somebody wants operations to look like Ivanka Trump on “Botched” (E!, 9 p.m.).

Funny names on a new “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (The CW, 8 p.m.) include Richard Forget.

TV cops are up against sci-fi stars on the latest “Battle of the Network Stars” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

The games continue on “Beat Shazam” (Fox, 8 p.m.), “The Wall” (NBC, 8 p.m.) and “Love Connection” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

People on “Date Night Live” (Lifetime, 9:30 p.m.) are generally not as drunk as they are on “P.D. Live.”

“Alone” (History, 10 p.m.) gets a fourth season reunion show.

A woman goes to a mountain retreat with her boyfriend and daughter on “The Guest Book” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies features Rosalind Russell all day with “Craig’s Wife” (6 a.m.), “Trouble for Two” (7:30 a.m.), “The Women” (9:15 a.m.), “No Time for Comedy” (11:30 a.m.), “They Met in Bombay” (1:30 p.m.), “Sister Kenny” (3:30 p.m.), “Auntie Mame” (5:30 p.m.), “What a Woman!” (8 p.m.), “My Sister Eileen” (10 p.m.), “His Girl Friday” (midnight), “The Feminine Touch” (2 a.m.) and “Rendezvous” (4 a.m.).

Baseball includes Arizona at Houston (MLB, 2 p.m.) and Yankees at Mets (MLB, 7 p.m.).

Preseason baseball includes Tampa Bay at Jacksonville (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

The Little League World Series has Latin America vs. Mexico (ESPN, 1 p.m.), Mid-Atlantic vs. New England (ESPN, 3 p.m.), Canada vs. Europe-Africa (ESPN, 5 p.m.) and Southwest vs. Great Lakes (ESPN2, 7 p.m.).

Golf’s U.S. Amateur Championship (Fox Sports 1, 6 p.m.) has its round of 16.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Chris Pine, Elisabeth Moss. The View: Mandy Moore, James Cameron (rerun). The Talk: Little Big Town, Carnie Wilson (rerun). Harry Connick: Danielle Brooks, Giselle Eisenberg, Danny Seo (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Jamie Doran, Drew Brees, Big Sean (rerun).  Wendy Williams: Jackie Miranne, Zara Larsson and Ty Dolla $ign (rerun). The Real: Sherri Shepherd.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: John Dickerson, Mihael Rapport, Grizzly Bear. Jimmy Kimmel: Salma Hayek, Jay Ellis, Bearstronaut, George Thorogood. Jimmy Fallon: Rami Malek, Kathryn Hahn, Meek Mill with The Dream. Seth Meyers: Michael Moore, Carrie Coon, Roy Mayorga. James Corden: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ray Romano, Billy Idol. Carson Daly: Damon Lindelof, Agnes Obel (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Fred Savage, Nikki Glaser, Pokey LaFarge.


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