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OWN Dishes Megachurch Drama With “Greenleaf” “Big Brother” Returns, “Game Of Thrones” Finale: TV THIS WEEK

Plus: RuPaul on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert," medical drama on "I am Jazz" and trans comedian Ian Harvie on "Mistresses"

Time to look ahead to this week’s TV highlights.

Monday, June 20

 

 
Freeform kicks of the fourth season of The Fosters at 8pm, with an episode addressing guns in schools. The show will air a PSA about Orlando before the episode.
 

 
At 9pm, HBO’s new documentary Suited profiles Bindle & Keep, a Brooklyn tailor that serves transgender and gender non-conforming clients.



At 10pm, gay teen Rusty’s biological mom returns on TNT’s Major Crimes. How will she feel about his new haircut?

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Trans comedian Ian Harvie makes his debut on ABC’s Mistresses at 10pm tonight. He plays a wealthy financier who hires April (Rochelle Aytes) to decorate his house, but their close working relationship may strain her new romance with Marc (Rob Mayes).



At 10pm, MTV’s Scream asks why Gustavo has a mask in his room.

Tuesday, June 21



At 8pm, Pretty Little Liars returns to Freeform for its seventh season. After being criticized for erasing its gays and a transphbobic twist, can PLL get back on track?


OWN’s soap The Haves And The Have Nots begin its fourth season at 9pm. Judging from the trailer, there’s going to be drama, betrayal, a shooting and at least one gay seduction.



Then, at 10pm, OWN debuts Greenleaf, following the drama inside a powerful Memphis megachurch with Lynn Whitfield and Keith David leading the cast. Executive producer Oprah Winfrey takes her first regular series role as a relative who would rather run her blues club than preach the gospel. Two more episodes of Greenleaf air on it’s regular night Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 22



It’s a new season of Big Brother at 8pm on CBS, with some big changes to the franchise that will reportedly allow for bigger challenges. But will reported homophobe Corey stick around long enough to compete in them?



At 9pm, E! premieres EJNYC in its regular time slot, as reality personality EJ Johnson from the #RichKids of Beverly Hills strikes out on his own (joined by his #Glamtourage).



Elliot spins a web of lies on Freeform’s Young & Hungry at 8pm, forcing him to pretend enjoy the great outdoors with his husband.

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At 10pm, Jazz faces medical complications on I Am Jazz and tries to change the gender on her learner’s permit.

Thursday, June 23

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RuPaul visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
 

Lip Sync Battle pits former Undateable co-stars Brent Morin and Chris D’Elia against each other at 8pm on Spike.



At 10pm, USA debuts Queen of the South, based on Arturo PĂ©rez-Reverte novel about a woman who becomes the “queenpin” of a drug cartel. The Spanish-language telenovela Reina del Sur depicted Teresa as sexually fluid.

Friday, June 24



Netflix begins streaming the original movie The Fundamentals of Caring, starring Paul Rudd as a retired writer who becomes the caregiver of an 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy.

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At 10pm, Syfy delivers the Wynonna Earp season finale, as Willa’s treachery is revealed and Wynonna prepares for her final showdown with Bobo.

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At 8pm, The Disney Channel premieres Adventures in Babysitting, a remake of the 1987 teen classic starring Elizabeth Shue.

Vice explores student debt and fecal transplants on an all-new episode on HBO at 11pm.

Saturday, June 25



Logo’s Trailblazer Honors salutes Harvey Fierstein, gay Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas, The Advocate and more, starting at 8pm. The annual special follows a day of programming honoring the victims and community of Orlando.

Sunday, June 26

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ABC debuts Celebrity Family Feud at 8pm, featuring Lance Bass, Kelly Pickler, Ernie Hudson and Nene Leakes trying to guess what the survey says.

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At 9pm, Michael Strahan hosts a new version of $100,000 Pyramid with guests Rosie O’Donnell, Kathy Najimy, Sherri Sheperd and Anthony Anderson passing clues.

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Then at 10pm, its a new Match Game, with Alec Baldwin hosting and Tituss Burgess, Edie Falco, Isaac Mizrahi, Ana Gasteyer, Sutton Foster, Rosie O’Donnel and Debra Messing mixing wit, wisdom and innuendo.

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At 9pm on HBO, its the season finale of Game of Thrones, which will reportedly include the trial of Loras Tyrell.

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Then, at 10:30pm, Veep wraps up its hilarious fifth season on Inauguration Day. Will America be ready to accept an openly gay First Daughter?

Lyle Masaki is a fan of obscure superheroes, video games, adorkable guys and that show you loved that got cancelled way too soon.
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