Wednesday TV: ‘Royal Pains’ Farewell

Royal Pains - Season 8After eight seasons, the breezy series about a doctor for hire in the Hamptons comes to a close. Mark Feurstein’s Dr. Hank Lawson on “Royal Pains” (USA, 10 p.m.) is asked by the guy who got him to the Hamptons in the first place, to join him when he leaves.

Probably worth a watch as it returns for its second season is the ambitious “Tyrant” (FX, 10 p.m.), which aims to take on Middle Eastern tensions when an American becomes an interim president of the fictional country Abuddin. 4

On the new “Vice Does America” (Viceland, 10 p.m.), three Vice reporters go on a road trip in an RV to take the pulse of the country.

There may be one back in movie theaters currently, but “American Tarzan” (Discovery, 10 p.m.) is a new reality competition that hopes to find heroes of its own through jungle challenges and extreme tests of survival in order to claim the title.

“Dual Survival” (Discovery, 9 p.m.) covers much the same ground, except in blizzards tonight.

“Super Nature – Wild Flyers” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings) looks at creatures who take to the skies, from falcons to beetles.

They count up the profits on the houses they’ve flipped and determine a winner on the season finale of “Brother vs. Brother” (HGTV, 9 p.m.).

A new season of “Wahlburgers” (A&E, 10 p.m.) begins after the 10th season premiere of “Duck Dynasty” (A&E, 9 p.m.) when Willie and Korie celebrate their 25th anniversary.

Josh looks for the origins of the Shangri-La myth in Nepal on “Expedition Unknown” (Travel, 9 p.m.).

Whitney throws her back out on “Big Fat Fabulous Life” (TLC, 9 p.m.).

Are the Abbies smart enough to negotiate with on “Wayward Pines” (Fox, 9 p.m.)?

The odds for being right handed are discussed on the second episode of “9 Months That Made You” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings).

Hamish is on trial for the murder of Scoops Laue on “Another Period” (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.).

With Paul, Bronte and Tiffany on the elimination block, a veto competition is held on “Big Brother” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

The first Wednesday night episode of “America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.) of the season recaps the top auditions to date.

On “I Am Jazz” (TLC, 10 p.m.), Jazz gets hate calls when appearing on a radio show.

There’s a fireworks incident at a concert that creates cars on “The Night Shift” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

A seafood dish is the challenge for the 16 remaining competitors on “MasterChef” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

Joe Rogan, Christina Hendricks and Michael Kenneth Williams are guests on “Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

Erin’s relationship with Zach Braff hits a snag on “Barely Famous” (VH1, 10 p.m.).

The unusual series “Cleverman” (Sundance, 10 p.m.) reaches its conclusion.

The roster of Westerns on Turner Classic Movies starts with “Virginia City” (6:15 a.m.), “Badman’s Territory” (8:30 a.m.), “Return of the Badmen” (10:30 a.m.), “Canadian Pacific” (12:15 p.m.), “Fort Worth” (2 p.m.), “The Cariboo Trail” (3:30 p.m.), “The Bounty Hunter” (5 p.m.) and “Ride Lonesome” (6:30 p.m.).

Then it’s all Sam Peckinpah movies all night with “Ride the High Country” (8 p.m.), “The Deadly Companions” (9:45 p.m.), “The Wild Bunch” (11:30 p.m.), “The Ballad of Cable Hogue” (2 a.m.) and “Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid” (4:15 a.m.).

Baseball tonight has Texas at Boston (ESPN, 7 p.m.).

It’s Portugal vs. Wales (ESPN, 2:30 p.m.) in a UEFA Euro semifinal.

Wimbledon (ESPN, 8 a.m.) reaches men’s quarterfinals.

The Tour de France (NBC Sports, 8 a.m.) hits Stage 5 detours through the Massif Central from Limoges to Le Loran, which is hillier than recent days, but not yet mountainous.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa: 50 Cent, Julia Stiles, Jim Parsons. The View: John Cena, Joey Lawrence, Yara Shahid, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown, Marsai Martin (rerun). The Talk: Matthew McConaughey. Ellen DeGeneres: Bryan Cranston (rerun). Wendy Williams: Flex Alexander, Shanice Wilson. Meredith Vieira: Emily Maynard Johnson, Fredrik Eklund (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Liam Hemsworth, Ana Gasteyer, Paul Mercurio (rerun). Jimmy Kimmel: Christoph Waltz, Danielle Brooks, Maxwell (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Zac Efron, Carmelo Anthony, OneRepublic (rerun). Seth Meyers: Daniel Radcliffe, Billy Eichner, Band of Skulls (rerun). James Corden: Gwyneth Paltrow, Andrew Rannells, the Last Shadow Puppets (rerun). Carson Daly: Bre Blair, Lorenz Tate, Michael Raymond-James, GEMS, Karyn Kusama (rerun). Tavis Smiley: Norman Lear. Trevor Noah: Terry McMillan. Larry Wilmore: Bassem Youssef. Conan O’Brien: Larry King, Brian Watson, Dustin Lynch.

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