By Mario Wario, DRWHO42, and Alyssa
San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is officially a thing of the past, yet 2019 will be here before you know it which will be the con’s 50th anniversary. But until then, it is time to relax as well as checking out what will be airing this week in the world of television.
On August 1st, the Six series will be going ‘back on the block’, meaning this week will see the series finale airing on the History Channel at 10pm ET. If you didn’t know, the series was recently cancelled by the cable network, while this season has been currently seeing not-so-good ratings as well.
On August 2nd, Freeform will air the first season finale of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger at 8pm ET. Yet fear not Cloak and Dagger fans, season two has been ordered by Freeform, which was announced at this year’s Cloak & Dagger Comic-Con panel.
Oh, the NFL is back this Thursday night (8pm ET) with the return of NBC’s Sunday Night Football. The Chicago Bears will be facing the Baltimore Ravens in Canton, Ohio, to kick off the NFL preseason.
As for everything else, the series finale of Quantico will be on ABC this Friday night (8pm ET), while the streaming lord Netflix will drop a few more TV shows/movies throughout the week. Do check out the full listing below to see what else will be airing on the tube.
As for TV news, AMC announced that both Better Call Saul and Fear the Walking Dead will see a season five sometime next year. McMafia was also picked up, so get ready for a second season there. Lastly, HBO announced this week that Game of Thrones will return in early 2019.
So, there you have it TV fans! As always, please join the TV conversation on the FoCC Forums. Until next time, we will see you all next week!
New: Doctor Who: Firing up Hulu, Amazon Prime, & Netflix.
On-going: Outcast, Preacher, Castle Rock, Cloak & Dagger, Quantico
Binge / Stack: Hawaii 5-0, Elementary, Voltron, Luke Cage, The Magicians, Supernatural, iZombie, Lost in Space (finished and re-watching)
Mario Wario’s picks:
New: Cloak & Dagger Season Finale.
On-going: Preacher, Big Hero 6: The Series, and Dragon Ball Super.
Binge / Stack: Altered Carbon, Castle Rock, and Luke Cage (Season 2).
Alyssa’s DVR is bursting with new shows:
Binging and Watching Live: Luke Cage, 12 Monkeys, Colony, Fear the Walking Dead, Ghosted and The Expanse.
Catching up: Legion, Badlands, Hard Sun, Santa Clarita Diet, Sneaky Pete, Runaways, Atlanta, The Tick, Handmaid’s Tale, Lost in Space, Krypton, Magicians, Deception, Good Girls and Star Trek Discovery.
Editor’s note: all times listed below are Eastern and Nerd/Geek interest are highlighted in PINK.
Sunday, July 29, 2018
PBS Endeavour: Icarus [5th Season Finale]
Monday, July 30, 2018
ADULT SWIM Art Prison: Pilot [Special Presentation]
ADULT SWIM Tropical Cop Tales [Special Presentation]
NETFLIX A Very Secret Service [Complete 2nd Season Premiere]
AMC Dietland: Bedwomb [1st Season Finale]
PARAMOUNT Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story: Stand Your Ground [Series Premiere]
AMC Unapologetic with Aisha Tyler: Bedwomb [1st Season Finale]
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
HULU Casual [Complete Fourth Season/Series Finale]
ID Dark Waters: Murder In The Deep: Adrift [Series Premiere]
Newlyweds set out for the adventure of a lifetime; their dream of sailing the world together. The honeymoon comes crashing into the dangers of reality for Don when he heads to the one remote island where a serial killer could be in hiding. Click here for more information.
NBC Making It: Meet Your Makers [Series Premiere]
In this six-episode competition, eight of the most talented makers from across the country will take on a variety of handmade projects with the hopes of impressing Poehler, Offerman and our expert judges, Simon Doonan and Dayna Isom Johnson. Click here for more information.
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
WGN 100 Code: Still Living After All [New Episode – Special Time]
WGN 100 Code: Every Time You Think You’re Winning [1st Season Finale]
NETFLIX Switched [Special Presentation]
High schooler Ayumi’s perfect world evaporates when her envious classmate Zenko somehow steals her body, her boyfriend and her life. Click here for more information.
FREEFORM Alone Together [2nd Season Premiere]
HISTORY Navy Seals: America’s Secret Warriors Fallen Heroes / Combat Rescue [Two-Hour Special Presentation]
THE CW The Originals: When the Saints go Marching In [Series Finale]
PBS Wonders Of Mexico: Forests of the Maya [Series Premiere]
USA The Sinner: Part I [2nd Season Premiere]
HISTORY Six: Danger Close [Series Finale; Canceled By History After Two Seasons]
Thursday, August 02, 2018
FREEFORM Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger: Colony Collapse [1st Season Finale]
NBC Sunday Night Football: NFL/Hall Of Fame Game, Canton, OH: Chicago Bears vs. Baltimore Ravens [Special Presentation]
Friday, August 03, 2018
NETFLIX Dinotrux Supercharged [Complete 3rd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX Brij Mohan Amar Rahe [Feature Film Special Presentation]
Faking his death to escape the realities of his uneventful life worked out well for Brij Mohan — until he was sentenced to death for his own murder. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Like Father [Feature Film Special Presentation]
After she’s left at the altar, a workaholic advertising executive ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with her estranged father. Click here for more information. This film stars Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer, and Seth Rogen.
NETFLIX Cocaine Coast [Special Presentation]
In 1980s Galicia, Spain, a young fisherman becomes a prosperous cocaine smuggler by providing Latin American suppliers with a European entry point. Click here for more information.
ABC Quantico: Who Are You? [Series Finale; Canceled By ABC After Three Seasons]
HBO Animals [3rd Season Premiere]
Saturday, August 04, 2018
HBO Random Acts of Flyness [Series Premiere]
Random Acts of Flyness is a late-night series from artist Terence Nance (An Oversimplification of Her Beauty). The six-episode season explores evergreen cultural idioms such as patriarchy, white supremacy and sensuality from a new, thought-provoking perspective. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Flavors of Youth [Feature Film Special Presentation]
Memories in a bowl of steaming noodles, a fading beauty finding her way and a bittersweet first love — all in these stories of city life in China. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX On Children [Special Presentation]
These uncanny tales reveal a world where individuals face the tragic consequences of social pressure, parental oppression and family dysfunction. Click here for more information.
DFC My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic: A Matter of Principals / The Hearth’s Warming Club [One-Hour 8th Season Summer Premiere]
OXYGEN Cold Justice: Small Town Secrets [5th Season Premiere]
FOX Premier Boxing Champions Special: Premier Boxing Champions [Special Presentation]