Reasons to Set Your TiVo: Hot TV Shows This Week | June 8-14, 2019

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The Tonys. Game show revivals.  Martin Scorsese takes on Bob Dylan. Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston couple up for a whodunit. Fred Armisen does his first Spanish-language comedy. There are so many good things coming to your TV in the second week of June, so we’ve listed out what to set your TiVo® for on Netflix®, Amazon Prime Video®, HBO®, and network TV.

And heads up: our latest update has AutoSkip™ so you can skip eligible commercials automatically without having to press SKIP.

For next week, click here.

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73rd Annual Tony Awards

Live event. Sunday June 9, 8pm. CBS. New.

The nominations are in for the 73rd annual Tony Awards! Click play on the video below to see what shows will be recognized on Broadway’s biggest night, including some nominees that might surprise you.

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Big Little Lies

Drama. Sunday June 9, 9pm. HBO. Season 2.

Meryl Streep joins the already all-star cast of Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Zoë Kravitz, as this pitch-dark comedic drama dives into the poisonous world of lies and alliances.

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So You Think You Can Dance

Reality Competition. Monday, June 10, 9pm. Fox.  Season 16.

The 64-time Emmy Award nominated dance competition is back for another season. When we last left off, 18-year-old winner Hannahlei Cabanilla was awarded $250,000, the cover of Dance Spirit magazine, and a role in RENT on FOX.

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Press Your Luck

Game show. Wednesday June 12, 8pm.  ABC. New.

Big money, no whammies! Elizabeth Banks hosts this game show revival, which originally aired on CBS from 1983 to 1986 with host Rod Roddy. (CORRECTION: Peter Tomarken was host of the original Press Your Luck; Rod Roddy was the announcer. Thanks Alexander from Facebook👍). And if game show revivals are your thing, keep your TiVo on record because Joel McHale will host Card Sharks premiering at 9pm, right after Press Your Luck.

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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

Documentary/Music. Wednesday, June 12. Netflix. Movie. New.

Join Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Allen Ginsberg as Martin Scorsese takes us on a mythical, cerebral, and provocative experience that is the Rolling Thunder Revue tour in the fall of 1975.

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Younger

Comedy. Wednesday, June 12. TV Land. Season 6.

We’ll see relationships taken to the next level in season 6, and this video gives us a sneak peek straight from the cast of Younger during their table read rehearsal.

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Absentia

Drama. Friday, June 14. Prime Video. Season 2.

Former FBI agent Emily Byrne fights to rebuild her life after tracking down and killing her abductor, after six years of physical and mental torture. As she works through the darkness of her past, she calls on Boston police detective Tommy Gibbs to help unravel her mysterious history. And by the looks of it, things turn deadly. Starring Stana Katic, Cara Theobold, and Patrick Heusinger.

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Los Espookys

Comedy. Friday June 14, 11pm. HBO. New.

Fred Armisen and Lorne Michaels are bringing a spanish-language comedy to HBO, and it’s got us all talking. Renaldo (Bernardo Velasco) is a horror genre enthusiast who assembles a group of rag-tag friends (including Armison) to form “Los Espookys.”  His mission is to leverage his gore skills to make money scaring the pants off of people. The series stars Bernardo Velasco, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Ana Fabrega, Julio Torres and Fred Armisen.

 

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Murder Mystery

Comedy/Drama. Friday June 14. Netflix. Movie. New.

A modern “whodunit” mystery-comedy film starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. Intrigued? Us too. An NYC cop (Sandler) takes his wife (Aniston) on a European vacation, and on the way there they chat it up with elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. Quince invites them to an intimate soirée on his Super Yacht. Quince is murdered. Cop and wife become prime suspects.

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