On TV this Monday: American Ninja Warrior cranks it up a notch, Preacher heads to New Orleans, the Daytime Divas deal with a paternity scandal and TNT binges on Claws. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Ninja Warrior Gets Hang Of It, Claws-athon, Preacher and More
Janet King: Playing Advantage
Stateside premiere (weekly episodes through July 24): Janet’s (Jack Irish‘s Marta Dusseldorp) investigation into the death of a young cricketer uncovers a secret life of drugs, match fixing and murder. We had you at “cricketer,” though, didn’t we?
Star Trek: Voyager Marathon
Through Tuesday at 10 am | Spend 28 hours with
Galina “Red” ReznikovCapt. Kathryn Janeway, with select episodes from Seasons 3 and 4. (When does Discovery debut?)
The Andy Griffith Show Marathon
Through 6 pm | Mosey on down to Mayberry and check in with Andy and his future Han Solo movie-directing son, with 16 classic episodes from Seasons 1-4.
Through midnight | With little in way of original scripted programming, why not catch up on the first four episodes of the “wildly inventive” Niecy Nash comedy?
American Ninja Warrior
The K.C. qaulifier introduces three new obstacles: Hang Glider, Broken Pipes and Crank It Up; vets Lance Pekus (pictured , Brandon Mears and Dan Polizzi return. (Get NBC fall premiere dates.)
Jesse, Tulip and Cassidy head down to The Big Easy, after getting tipped off about God’s whereabouts. (Get Halt and Catch Fire return date.)
This week’s special talents involve intricate mind and body challenges, one of which requires the assistance of famed magicians Penn & Teller.
Encore presentation: Christy, Bonnie, Jill and Wendy accidentally get stoned, in an episode worth revisiting for the skipping sequence alone.
The media grows obsessed with Nina’s paternity scandal; Maxine recruits a crisis manager.
Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge
Six new teams compete as the Qualifiers enter Night 4.