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The Titan Games Return For a Second Season of Epic Challenges

ALSO: To Catch a Beautician, I Was Lorena Bobbitt, Grant, Baker & The Beauty, and more.
  • Dwayne Johnson Hosts The Titan Games. (NBC)
    Dwayne Johnson Hosts The Titan Games. (NBC)

    Fresh athletic competitions are a rare commodity these days, which means more than a few Americans are likely to tune in tonight as Dwayne Johnson launches the second season of The Titan Games. As if sensing what America is craving, the show has added a twist this year, bringing in some of the biggest names in professional sports to square off against the weekly competitors in a series of epic challenges. Also today: VH1 has the cure for your quarantine hair malaise, Lifetime tosses viewers a slice of classic tabloid fodder, and the History channel looks at the American president who helped to reunite a divided country. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Memorial Day:

    SEASON PREMIERE: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson hosts the second season of The Titan Games, in which athletic Americans who've faced more than their share personal challenges will tackle incredible obstacles while facing off against some of the greatest athletes in professional sports. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    SERIES PREMIERE: Tamar Braxton and hair stylist Johnny Wright jump to the aid of salon clients done wrong in the series premiere of To Catch a Beautician. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on VH1

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Celebrate Memorial day with the cutting true life tale I Was Lorena Bobbitt. Dani Montalvo stars in the infamous story of an abused wife who saw her chance at revenge and took it. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    SERIES PREMIERE: Using dramatic reenactments and interviews with historians, the three-part miniseries Grant examines the life and legacy of the legendary general who went on to become the president of the United States during one of the nation's most fractured periods in history. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on History

    NEW EPISODE: A long lost friend comes looking for Daniel (Victor Rasuk) on a new episode of The Baker and the Beauty. Meanwhile, a competitor attempts to seize control of the company away from Noa (Nathalie Kelley). Watch the preview. 10:00 PM ET on ABC

    NEW EPISODE: Amy and Chris make brunch on Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, with Amy fixing peach Bellinis, pancakes, eggs, and sausage. 10:00 PM ET on Food Network

    NEW EPISODE: In the years following the Civil War, culinary entrepreneurs like the Kellogg brothers, C.W. Post, and John Heinz founded businesses that produced The Foods That Built America, and changed the face of American business in ways that continue to this day. 3:00 PM ET on History

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: The Titan Games, NBC, Dwayne Johnson, Reality TV