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The Gray Man, On Patrol: Live, and Shark Week 2022 Lead Weekend TV

ALSO: Anything's Possible, Physical, Blown Away, Trying, and more.
  • Photos: Amazon Studios, Discovery, Hulu, Netflix, Reelz.
    Photos: Amazon Studios, Discovery, Hulu, Netflix, Reelz.

    There’s something for everyone on television this weekend as star-studded action thriller The Gray Man hits Netflix, Live PD returns with a new name (and a new home), and Discovery kicks off Shark Week 2022.

    Plus, Billy Porter directs coming of age romance Anything’s Possible, Murray Bartlett kicks up his heels on Physical, the competition intensifies in Blown Away Season 3, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:

    FRIDAY JULY 22

    The Gray Man: Original film. 27 years after making his dramatic acting debut in an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Ryan Gosling returns to TV alongside Chris Evans, and Ana de Armas in the Russo Brothers’ thriller about a former contract killer (Gosling) who becomes the target of his long-ago CIA colleague (Evans). The globe-trotting action flick also stars Billy Bob Thornton, Regé-Jean Page, and Alfre Woodard. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    On Patrol: Live: Series premiere. Host and executive producer Dan Abrams, retired Tulsa Police Department Sgt. Sean “Sticks” Larkin, and Deputy Sheriff Curtis Wilson document the everyday work of police departments across the country in Reelz’s rebooted take on Live PD. A&E canceled the series in June 2020 in the wake of George Floyd's killing and a national reckoning over police brutality and institutionalized racism. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on Reelz

    Anything’s Possible: Original film. Kelsa (Eva Reign), a confident high school girl who is trans, navigates senior year and a budding romance with her classmate Khal (Abubakr Ali) in this LGBTQ+ coming of age love story directed by Billy Porter. Watch trailer. Streaming on Prime Video

    Physical: New episode. Sheila (Rose Byrne) attempts to get closer to fitness guru Vinnie Green (Murray Bartlett), which puts her in a battle of wills against Vinnie’s ruthless business partner (Anna Gunn), but also results in an unexpected dance off. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Blown Away: Complete Season 3. Ten glass artists from around the world push themselves to their creative limits in hopes of being crowned Best in Glass. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Trying: Season 3 premiere. After waking up as new parents to two children they’re still getting to know, Nikki (Esther Smith) and Jason (Rafe Spall) are thrown straight into the parental deep end. Nikki and Jason’s relationships with each other and their loved ones are tested as they ride the ups and downs of parenting, while hanging onto their kids and their sanity. Two episodes drop today. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Best Foot Forward: Complete first season. Based on the story of Paralympic athlete and author Josh Sundquist, this live-action series follows 12-year-old Josh Durbin (Logan Marmino) as he goes from homeschool to public school, where he hopes the other students will see past his prosthetic leg and get to know him for who he really is. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    The Rehearsal: New episode. Nathan Fielder helps an Oregon woman prepare for motherhood by simulating the experience of raising a child from zero to eighteen. 11:00 PM ET on HBO

    Major League Baseball: Apple TV+ offers a Chicago double-header:

    • Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia Phillies 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT
    • Cleveland Guardians at Chicago White Sox 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT

    SATURDAY JULY 23

    Great White Intersection: Special presentation. Following the fatal shark attack of Arthur Medici in September 2018, Discovery+ takes an in-depth look at the resurgence of great white sharks off the beaches of Cape Cod. Streaming on Discovery+

    Name That Tune: Encore presentation. Love is in the air as Primetimer’s own Mark Blankenship and Christina from Las Vegas, Nevada compete for the chance to win the $100,000 grand prize. With host Jane Krakowski and band leader Randy Jackson. Originally aired in May. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    Christmas in Toyland: TV movie. To save hundreds of jobs right before Christmas, a data analyst (Vanessa Lengies) and toy store manager (Jesse Hutch) must work together to keep the in-store experience alive. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    Flowers in the Attic: The Origin: Part 3. After a devastating and unimaginable loss, Olivia (Jemima Rooper) finds both her son and daughter in forbidden relationships. She opposes their unions, but as she tries to hold on, more destruction finds her. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    Black Love: Season 6 premiere. OWN brings a new batch of inclusive and diverse loves stories to the screen in final season of its NAACP-nominated docuseries. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on OWN

    2022 World Track & Field Championships: NBC continues to broadcast live from the World Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, with events ranging from the Men’s Decathlon to the 4x100m Relay. Coverage airs in two blocks. 2:00 PM ET/11:00 AM PT and 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on NBC

    Major League Baseball: Depending on your region, you’ll be able to watch one of two Baseball Night in America games. 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on FOX:

    • Cleveland Guardians at Chicago White Sox
    • San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers

    Superstar Racing Experience: The six-race stock car series comes to an end with one final blowout at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on CBS and Paramount+

    SUNDAY JULY 24

    Great White Battleground: Special presentation. Shark Week 2022 kicks off in earnest with this special that follows researcher Michelle Jewel as she travels to South Africa in hopes of deciphering the secret language of great white shark breaching. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on Discovery and Discovery+

    Jackass Shark Week 2.0: Special presentation. After Johnny Knoxville sent the Jackass guys on a terrifying Shark Week mission last year, he joins the boys as they head out to get their friend Poopies over his fear of sharks. 9:00 PM ET on Discovery and Discovery+

    The $100,000 Pyramid: New episode. Jeopardy! host Ken Jennings goes head-to-head with television host Ross Matthews. Later, RuPaul Charles competes against TV personality Carson Kressley. 10:00 PM ET on ABC

    Great White Open Ocean: Special presentation. In 2020, shark diving expert Jimi Partington nearly died in the jaws of a great white. A year later, he looks to overcome his PTSD and get back in the water with the ocean’s biggest mega-sharks, but what begins as a positive re-entry quickly becomes a battle for life and death. 10:30 PM ET on Discovery and Discovery+

    Who Do You Think You Are?: New episode. Emmy fave Allison Janney traces her maternal family tree and uncovers a remarkable story that ties her to some of America’s first British settlers. 7:00 PM ET on NBC

    Big Brother: New episode. Thursday's eviction episode of BB24 moves to a special night after it was preempted for the primetime January 6 committee hearing. The eviction will air tonight as part of a two-hour episode. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    Celebrity Family Feud: New episode. It’s a battle of the YA comedies as the casts of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and Never Have I Ever compete to win money for charity. Then, Ron Funches and his family take on actress Meagan Good and her clan. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    We Hunt Together: Season 2 finale. With The Birdman in their sights, Freddy (Hermione Corfield), Jackson (Babou Ceesay), and Lola (Eve Myles) race to unmask the killer once and for all. 8:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Ugliest House in America: Season 2 premiere. Comedian Retta travels across the country to tour properties nominated by their owners as the ugliest home in town. After crowning the worst of the worst, designer Alison Victoria surprises the homeowners with a jaw-dropping $150,000 renovation. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HGTV

    Hider In My House: TV movie. After young bestselling author Molly Bachman (Meghan Carrasquillo) buys the apartment of her dreams, she’s alarmed by strange sounds and bumps in the night. As she discovers the dark history of the apartment, she discovers a horrifying secret: a hidden entrance to another abandoned apartment behind the walls. The TV movie complements Lifetime’s new doucseries, Phrogging: Hider in My House. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    Supreme Team: Docuseries finale. In the early 2000s, an opportunity to rebrand himself as movie and music producer gives Supreme a chance to go legit. While in prison, Prince is able to reflect on his past choices, as a re-assessment of his unjust crack sentencing provides a glimmer of hope for his release. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Major League Baseball: The weekend of baseball continues with two games:

    • Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia Phillies 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on Peacock
    • San Diego Padres at New York Mets 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN

    2022 World Track & Field Championships: The marquee event comes to an close as athletes compete in the Pole Vault, Long Jump, and 5000m finals and the last remaining Decathlon events. Two hours of coverage begins at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on NBC

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: The Gray Man, Anything's Possible, Blown Away, On Patrol: Live, Physical, Trying, Shark Week