Thursday on TV: Defiance, Gang Related, Extant Encore & More

by Jason the TVaholic on July 10, 2014

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News & Notes

Get Gang Related Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, NBC has the series premieres of Welcome to Sweden and Working the Engels.

Over on cable, Cooking Channel has the third season premiere of Chuck’s Eat Street, Discovery Channel has the 14th summer season premiere of MythBusters and the series premiere of Beasts of the Bayou, History has the series premiere of Pawnography, IFC has the third summer season finale of Comedy Bang! Bang!, and MTV has the fifth season premiere of Ridiculousness and the series premiere of Snack-Off.

Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.234, “Undateable Witches Under Covert Skies.” On this episode I am joined by @kyool and @thetelevixen to talk a little news and discuss the second season premieres of Under the Dome and Witches of East End, the first season finale of Undateable, and recent episodes of Covert Affairs and Falling Skies. Lastly, we make some TV recommendations.

Prime Picks

Defiance (Syfy): New. Nolan is sent to find who was behind a vicious attack in the badlands on Pottinger. Things get tense when he finds that one of Rafe’s miners may have been responsible. Datak goes about getting back control of the family business. Plays again later.

Gang Related (FOX): New. The GTF finds some changes to the three-strikes law troublesome.

Extant (CBS): Repeat. Last night’s series premiere episode, “Re-Entry,” replays.

Other Options

  • Dominion (Syfy): New. One of Vega’s senators decides to take the rest of the city’s leaders as well as the food supply hostage and wants the Chosen One’s secret identity revealed to the public. Michael is called to a meeting of archangels that includes Gabriel. Plays again later.
  • The Leftovers (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Penguin One, Us Zero,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Welcome to Sweden (NBC): Series Premiere. A guy gives up his job and moves to Sweden with his wife after she gets a prestigious position. He deals with many new things, including her odd family. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 29 minutes.
  • Working the Engels (NBC): Series Premiere. A woman gives up a good job to head back home and takeover her late father’s law firm. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has first round coverage of the Women’s British Open golf tournament early and later this afternoon first round coverage of the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament.
  • MLB Network has a game today and another tonight.

Late Night

  • Murder in the First (TNT): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Pants on Fire,” replays.
  • Perception (TNT): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Possession,” replays.

Thursday TV Marathons

Castle (TNT): Seven episodes tonight.
Flashpoint (ION): Five episodes tonight and into late night.
Leverage (ION): Five episodes today.
Living Single (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.
NCIS: Los Angeles (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.

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