Monday TV: Veep Encore, 12 Monkeys, UnREAL S.2 Premiere & More
June 6, 2016 Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get 12 Monkeys on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, History has the series premiere of Barbarians Rising, Lifetime has the fourth season premiere of Devious Maids and the second season premiere of UnREAL, Pivot has The 75th Anniversary Peabody Awards, tbs has the second season premiere of Angie Tribeca, and TNT has the seventh season premiere of Rizzoli & Isles.

Prime Picks

Veep (HBO2): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Congressional Ball,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.

12 Monkeys (Syfy): New. Jones comes to believe that she and time travel is the real problem and sends Railly back to 2020 to put an end to it all. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.

UnREAL (Lifetime): Season Premiere. Newly promoted Rachel has cast the first African-American suitor on the show. Chet tries to regain control over the show from Quinn. Runs 64 minutes. Plays twice and again later twice. Great to see there is no drop-off in the first couple episodes from the first season. Things are full steam ahead and just as fantastically messed up as they were last year.

Other Options

  • Angie Tribeca (tbs): Season Premiere. Two episodes play. In the first, Tribeca is back on the job after a year-long coma. In the second, a sushi chef is found dead in the ocean. Runs 60 minutes. If you liked last season, you’re going to like these episodes.
  • Devious Maids (Lifetime): Season Premiere. An explosion at the Powell mansion leaves things forever changed. Plays again later.
  • Game of Thrones (HBO2): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Broken Man,” replays. Plays again in late night on HBO.
  • Houdini & Doyle (FOX): New. A naked man claiming to have been abducted by aliens gets investigated by the team.
  • Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): Season Premiere. Two episodes play. In the first, the team continues to search for Alice Sands. In the second, there is more to a car crash than first thought and Alice Sands remains in the wind. Runs two hours. Both play again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN2 has Monday Night Baseball MLB action with Chicago Cubs at the Philadelphia Phillies.

Late Night

  • Outcast (Cinemax): Repeat. This past Friday night’s series premiere episode, “A Darkness Surrounds Him,” replays.

Monday TV Marathons

Castle (TNT): Five episodes tonight.
Criminal Minds (ION): Has 13 episodes.
CSI: Miami (WEtv): Seven episodes tonight.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Six episodes today.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
That ’70s Show (IFC): Has 10 episodes.

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