What to watch on TV: Nicole Kidman, ‘Stand Up to Cancer’

SUNDAY

“The Walking Dead” returns for its 11th and final season. Always, AMC+ (August 22 on AMC)

“Summer Under the Stars” continues all day with a salute to Judy Garland with the 1954 “A Star Is Born” melodrama. 1:45 p.m. TCM

The special “All Creatures Great and Small: Between the Pages” offers a behind-the-scenes look at the veterinary drama. 19:30 KOCE

The family drama “Chesapeake Shores” is launching its fifth season. With Treat Williams and Meghan Ory. 8pm Hallmark Channel

A college girl may have promised the wrong sorority in the new TV movie “Sisters for Life.” 20:00 Lifetime

A rogue gallery of 1970s murderous maniacs is profiled in the new three-night series “Invisible Monsters: Serial Killers in America.” 21:00 A&E; also Monday-Tuesday

It’s time to check out ‘The White Lotus’ as this satirical series set in a swanky Hawaiian resort is ending its first season. With Connie Britton and Jennifer Coolidge. 9 p.m. HBO

It’s brother against brother for control of the family-run wrestling company in the new ‘Heels’ series. Starring “Arrows” Stephen Amell and “Vikings” Alexander Ludwig. 9:00 PM

It’s brother to brother for bragging rights in the new ‘Battle of the Brothers’ culinary competition. With Chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio. 22:00 Food Network

MONDAY

“Bachelor in Paradise” returns with a rotating roster of guest hosts, including David Spade, Lance Bass, rapper Lil Jon and Tituss Burgess. 8 p.m. ABC

I scream, you scream for the new ice cream contest “Ben & Jerry’s Clash of the Cones.” 9 p.m. Food Network; also Discovery+

“The Best Thing I Ever Ate” serves up a new set of episodes. Featuring Chefs Andrew Zimmern, Anne Burrell, et al. 10.30pm & 11pm Food Network

TUESDAY

The sports documentary “Untold: Deal With the Devil” tells the story of Christy Martin, the women’s boxing champion who survived a 2010 murder attempt by her then-husband. Anytime, Netflix

The reality shows “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” and “Welcome to Plathville” each return with new episodes. 9 and 10:05 PM TLC

WEDNESDAY

Do you speak German? An American cop (Taylor Kitsch) searches for his missing brother in post-World War II Berlin in the new drama ‘The Defeated’. Featuring “Dexter’s” Michael C. Hall. Always, Netflix

Our young Latina heroine (Tess Romero) is still a long way from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in season 2 of ‘Diary of a Future President’. With Gina Rodriguez. Always, Disney+

All creatures big and small – with an emphasis on ‘small’ – show their stuff in the new nature series ‘Growing Up Animal’. Always, Disney+

Listen, if you dare, to an incarcerated serial killer’s self-recorded memories of his crimes in the new docuseries ‘Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes’. Always, Netflix

More craziness than wellness is happening at a high-end retreat run by Nicole Kidman in the new mystery series “Nine Perfect Strangers.” With Michael Shannon, Melissa McCarthy, Bobby Cannavale and Regina Hall. Always, Hulu

In the new true-crime series “I Survived a Serial Killer”, potential victims share first-person accounts of their brush with death. 9.30pm A&E

Awkwafina is still Nora from Queens in a second season of the sitcom ‘Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens’. 10 p.m. and 10.30 p.m. Comedy Central

THURSDAY

The special “Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground” pays tribute to filmmaker Henry Hampton and his Emmy-winning PBS series that documented the history of the civil rights movement. Always, HBO Max

“Jakob’s Wife” is having a midlife crisis – a very gory midlife crisis – in this 2021 horror story. Barbara Crampton stars. Always, shudder

The stand-up special “Marlon Wayans: You Know What It Is” captures the actor comic about family and fame like crazy. Always, HBO Max

American teens studying abroad compare and contrast the educational systems of the US and other countries in the documentary “Smartest Kids in the World.” Always, Discovery+

“Sweet Life: Los Angeles,” a new reality series from “Insecure’s” Issa Rae, follows a tight-knit group of 20-somethings in South LA Anytime, HBO Max

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about everyday objects is revealed in the new series ‘The Uncommon History of Very Common Things’. Always, Crackle

COVID-19 rears its ugly head in the Season 3 premiere of Canadian-made procedural drama “Coroner.” Serinda Swan stars. 8 p.m. The CW

A cool half mil goes to the last person standing in the season finale of the “Alone” survival match. A recap special follows. 9:30 PM and 11:05 PM History Channel

FRIDAY

Sparks fly between Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard in the 2021 musical fantasy ‘Annette’, featuring songs by art-rock duo Ron and Russell Mael. Always, Amazon Prime

Sandra Oh settles into “The Chair” as the head of the English department at a liberal arts college in this new comedy-drama. Jay Duplass also plays. Always, Netflix

shh! A kid-friendly animated series gets big before heading home in 2021’s ‘The Loud House Movie’. Always, Netflix

Impact! Another kid-friendly animated series is also going big in 2021’s “PAW Patrol: The Movie.” Always, Paramount+

The tide is high — thank you, global warming — but Hugh Jackman holds out in 2021’s post-apocalyptic thriller ‘Reminiscence’. Always, HBO Max

Jason Momoa of ‘Aquaman’ takes on some shady pharma types in the 2021 action thriller ‘Sweet Girl’. Always, Netflix

True-crime podcaster Octavia Spencer suspects girlfriend Kate Hudson may not be on the rise in Season 2 of the mystery drama ‘Truth Be Told’. Apple TV+

In a second season of “The Greatest #AtHome Videos,” ordinary people continue to go viral – the good kind of viral -. Cedric the Entertainer hosts. 21:00 CBS

A couple of OG’s true-crime shows are back with reboots of ‘Cold Case Files’ and ‘American Justice’. 9pm and 10pm A&E

SATURDAY

The new docuseries “Children of the Cult” examines a scandal-ridden religious organization founded in Long Beach in the late 1960s. Always, Discovery+

In a new edition of the annual telethon, the stars once again tune in to ‘Stand up against cancer’. Anthony Anderson, Sofia Vergara, Ken Jeong and his wife, Dr. Tran Ho, co-host. 8pm CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, E!, HBO, IFC, Showtime, Starz and various streaming platforms

Liam Neeson is a rancher with — say it with us now — a certain set of skills in the 2021 Arizona action drama “The Marksman.” 8 p.m. Epix

A TV writer creates ‘A Little Daytime Drama’ with her ex-boyfriend on a soap opera in this new TV movie. With Jen Lilley and Ryan Paevey. 9pm Hallmark Channel

An Irish girl (Olivia Cooke) is caught between the mafia and a couple of murderous priests in the 2020 hairdresser “Pixie”. Alec Baldwin also plays. 9 p.m. Showtime

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