Monday TV: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Back

bachelorParadiseNot sure of the need of a sun-spackled flirt-a-thon this summer, especially after weeks of “Love Island” (CBS, 8 p.m.). Last week’s finale of “The Bachelorette” may have also soured some on the ultimate success of rose-giving based romance for television consumption.

Those reservations aside, “Bachelor in Paradise” (ABC, 8 p.m.) has usually been the most satisfying iteration of the franchise, as it involves not one person picking from a sea of suitors, but lots of people trying to couple up, whether for love or to stay in the tropical Mexican locale another week.

Some of the faces will be vaguely familiar from past “Bachelor” outings and the outcomes may be more solid than that on the other shows. And Chris Harrison will be floating through as host.

Sure had a lot of fun watching Thomas Haden Church and Sarah Jessica Parker navigate the comedy “Divorce” (HBO, 10 p.m.) for three seasons. It all ends tonight with the series finale.

Lucy Lawless returns as a private detective in Melbourne in the new series “My Life is Murder” (Acorn TV, streaming).

The Malaysian government was bilked out of $3.5 billion in a caper described in the documentary “The Kleptocrats” (Starz, 9 p.m.).

In the night’s other new documentary, the ongoing war in Eastern Ukraine is seen through the eyes of a 10-year-old boy in Danish filmmaker Simon Lereng Wilmont’s “The Distant Barking of Dogs” making its premiere on “POV” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings).

A new animated series “Infinity Train” (Cartoon Network, 7:30 and 7:45 p.m.) follows the adventures of a 13-year-old named Tulip who finds new worlds in each car of a moving train.

“Legion” (FX, 10 p.m.) presents its second to last episode – a great time to jump onboard!r

The 10 ten guys are given all-star partners for duets on “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

On the sixth season premiere of “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” (VH1, 8 p.m.), Fizz and J Boog go on the road with B2K.

An accident rocks the family on “Grand Hotel” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

“American Ninja Warrior” (NBC, 8 p.m.) goes to the Tacoma Dome.

A fifth season starts for “Paranormal Survivor” (Travel, 9 p.m.), just before the premiere of “Paranormal Emergency” (Travel, 10 p.m.), furthering the idea that as long as you put “Paranormal” in the title, it can take any form, especially on the Travel Channel.

And if there aren’t enough supernatural shows posing as travelogues, here’s “Mystic Britain” (Smithsonian, 9 p.m.), hosted by Mary-Ann Ochoa and Clive Anderson.

Pedro has a secret plan on “The Family Chantel” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

On “Aaron Needs a Job” (Discovery, 10 p.m.), Aaron tours a cargo ship.

Ryan pops up on “Teen Mom” (MTV, 9 p.m.).

On “Love & Listings” (VH1, 10 p.m.), Jacob connects with his estranged father, Suge Knight.

A second season starts for “No Good Nick” (Netflix, streaming).

Rough seas hit the “Girls Cruise” (VH1, 9 p.m.).

“Below Deck Mediterranean” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) has baseball’s Johnny Damon arrange a cruise.

A pair of brothers play “Beat Shazam” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

Crazy color is encouraged for the cupcakes on “Kids Baking Championship” (Food, 9 p.m.).

Melvyn Douglas is star on Turner Classic Movies with “Arsene Lupin Returns” (6 a.m.), “Fast Company” (7:30 a.m.), “Tell No Tales” (9 a.m.), “There’s Always a Woman” (10:30 a.m.), “There’s That Woman Again” (noon), “Mary Burns, Fugitive” (1:30 p.m.), “The Shining Hour” (3 p.m.), “That Uncertain Feeling” (4:30 p.m.), “A Woman’s Face” (6 p.m.), “Ninotchka” (8 p.m.), “I Met Him in Paris” (10 p.m.), “Third Finger, Left Hand” (11:45 p.m.), “I Never Sang for My Father” (1:30 a.m.), and “Being There” (3:30 a.m.).

Baseball includes Miami at Mets (MLB, 4 p.m.) and Oakland at Cubs (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

Pan American Games (ESPNU, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.) reaches Day 13.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Shannen Doherty, Jacob Tremblay, Marissa Mullen, Jenna Dewan. The View: Sen. Michael Bennet, Katie Couric (rerun). The Talk: Thomas Lennon, Brigitte Nielsen, Carnie Wilson. Ellen DeGeneres: Kris Jenner (rerun). Wendy Williams: Waka Flocka, Tammy Rivera. The Real: Pastors John & Aventer Gray, Joey Fatone (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Brian Cox, Hannah Gadsby. Jimmy Kimmel: Elisabeth Moss, Sebastian Maniscalco, Ava Max. Jimmy Fallon: Julianne Moore, Jacob Tremblay, Julio Torres. Seth Meyers: Milo Ventimiglia, Geena Davis, ex Hex, Julian Dorio. James Corden: Domhnall Gleeson, Aldis Hodge, Machine Gun Kelly with Yungblud. Carson Daly: Bridget Moynahan, Rayland Baxter, Leven Rambin (rerun). Trevor Noah: Eva Longoria. David Spade: Moshe Kasher, Natasha Leggero, Chelsea Peretti. Conan O’Brien: Don Cheadle (rerun).

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