On 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.
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.
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.