What's on TV this week: Wimbledon gets underway, 'Only Murders in the Building' returns and 'Stranger Things' concludes fourth season

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“Disney’s Summer Magic Quest” (Disney, 7 p.m. ET): It’s all fun and games as the seasonal competition returns.

“BET Awards 2022” (BET, other networks, 8 p.m.): Taraji P. Henson hosts, Lizzo performs and Sean “Diddy” Combs collects a career achievement award.

“Ice Road Killer” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.): A mother and daughter try to outrun a madman in this new TV movie.

“Citizen Ashe” (CNN, 9 p.m.): The tennis legend and civil rights activist is profiled in this 2021 documentary.

“Westworld” (HBO, 9 p.m.): The sci-fi drama is back, and at this point, we’re rooting for the androids. With Evan Rachel Wood and Thandiwe Newton.

“The Chi” (Showtime, 9 p.m.): This compelling drama set on the South Side of Chicago begins its fifth season.

“Who Is Ghislaine Maxwell?” (Starz, 9 p.m.): Deceased financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s partner in crime is profiled in this new docuseries.

“College Hill: Celebrity Edition” (BET, 11:30 p.m.): Nene Leakes and Lamar Odom are some the famous faces taking part in a new edition of this reality series.


“American Dynasty” (Fox Nation): The Bushes, Kennedys, Vanderbilts and Gettys are among the rich and powerful families featured in this new docuseries.

“Martin Clunes: Islands of the Pacific” (Acorn TV): The star of “Doc Martin” takes a tropical vacay in his latest travel series.

Wimbledon 2022 (ESPN, ESPN+, 6 a.m.; through July 10): Live coverage of the storied tennis tournament gets underway from London.

“Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” (PBS, 9 p.m.; also Tuesday): A critical issue is given the attention it deserves in this two-night documentary from producer Ken Burns.


“Cristela Alonzo: Middle Classy” (Netflix): The comic and former sitcom star is movin’ on up in this new stand-up special

“Only Murders in the Building” (Hulu): Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez are back on the case for a second season of this mystery comedy.

“Endangered” (HBO, 9 p.m.): Journalists talk about how freedom of the press is under fire at home and abroad in this new documentary.


“All Star Shore” (Paramount+): Cast members from “Jersey Shore,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” etc., co-habitate in this new series.

“Baymax!” (Disney+): The inflatable robot from Disney’s 2014 animated tale “Big Hero 6” gets his own show.

“Beauty” (Netflix): A young, gifted and Black singer finds herself on the fast track to fame in this star-studded 2022 drama.


“The Upshaws” (Netflix): This Black family sitcom is back for Season 2. With Mike Epps, Kim Fields and Wanda Sykes.

“Right to Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution” (A&E, 9 p.m.; also Thursday): Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish and others salute the likes of Richard Pryor and Moms Mabley in this two-night special.

“Planet California” (PBS, 10 p.m.): The two-part nature documentary about the Golden State concludes.

“More Power” (History, 10 and 10:30 p.m.): “Home Improvement’s” Tim Allen and Richard Karn reunite for a bit more tool time in this new series.


“Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy” (Netflix): The title says it all in this new anime series based on a Japanese manga.

“The Long Night” (Shudder): A yuppie couple learn the limits of Southern hospitality in this 2022 supernatural thriller.

“Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Underground Rock Experience” (HBO Max): The titular rodent gets gussied up in this animated musical based on the children’s book.

“Me or the Menu” (Food Network, 10 p.m.): Can their relationships survive opening a restaurant together? Find out in this new unscripted series.


“Carl Weber’s The Black Hamptons” (BET+): It’s old money versus new money in this soapy new drama.

“The Princess” (Hulu): “The Kissing Booth’s” Joey King goes medieval in this rollicking 2022 action comedy/fairy tale mashup.

“Stranger Things” (Netflix): Our young heroes try to vanquish the villainous Vecna in the closing episodes of the fantasy drama’s fourth season.

“The Terminal List” (Prime Video): “Jurassic World’s” Chris Pratt plays a Navy SEAL caught up in a conspiracy in this new action drama. With Constance Wu.


“Jailbreak Lovers” (Lifetime): “The Good Witch’s” Catherine Bell falls for a felon in this new, fact-based TV movie.

“The Contractor” (Showtime, 9 p.m.): Chris Pine plays a former special forces soldier forced to find employment elsewhere in this 2022 action drama.


(Los Angeles Times listings editor Matt Cooper compiled this column.)


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