“The Great British Baking Show,” “Dead Of Summer,” “Killjoys”: TV This Week

Plus: "Barely Famous," "Cocktails & Classics: Spice World," "Animal Kingdom" and more.

It’s Monday—time to look ahead at the week’s TV highlights.


The school lockdown may be over but, at 8pm on Freeform, The Fosters are on a self-imposed exile from the Internet to avoid seeing gossip about them online.

At 10pm on Lifetime, Rachel has to deal with a runaway bachelor on UnReal. Now that Darius’ injuries have gotten worse, he’s thinking of quitting Everlasting.

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April and Michael (trans actor Ian Harvie) cross the line between business and pleasure on Mistresses, at 10pm on ABC.


At 8pm, Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars sees Ali’s condition worsen, which takes its toll on Emily.

Then at 9pm, Freeform debuts the thriller series Dead of Summer, set at a 1980s summer camp where a deadly secret is uncovered. Ugly Betty’s Mark Indelicato co-stars.

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Also at 9pm: Will Deran’s secret gay relationship coming to light on TNT’s Animal Kingdom?

At 10pm, Scream moves to its new night and Noah starts to worry about Audrey.

CBS’ Zoo returns for a second season at 9pm, when Jackson Oz (James Wolk) and his team learn the threat has evolved.


Elliott and Alan meet their new foster daughter, Keesha, at 8pm on Freeform’s Young & Hungry.

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At 10pm on CBS, American Gothic, a new suspect emerges in the hunt for the Silver Bells Killer.

Also at 10pm, it’s Season 2 of Barely Famous on VH1. Erin and Sara’s pursuit of fame leads to encounters with Chelsea Handler, Zach Braff and Kate Hudson.

And Jazz faces even more health complications on TLC’s I Am Jazz.


At 6pm, it’s a meeting of the Cartoon Network superheroes on The Teen Titans Go! And Powerpuff Girls Completely Organic Crossover Special.

At 11:15pm on BBC America, The Graham Norton Show celebrates the upcoming Absolutely Fabulous movie with stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanan Lumley.


At 9pm on Syfy, out actor Luke Macfarlane returns with his team of bounty hunters in the second-season premiere of Killjoys.

Friday also sees the return of The Great British Baking Show (known in the UK as The Great British Bake Off) on PBS. Join out host Sue Perkins and co-star Mel Giedroy and judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood as they run a new class of bakers through 30 new challenges to find the country’s best amateur baker.


At 8pm, CBS airs back-to-back episodes of the Jane Lynch comedy Angel from Hell.


Cocktails & Classics heads to Spice World at 9pm.

At 9pm on ABC, $100,000 Pyramid sees out personalities Robin Roberts and Mario Cantone face off.

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