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TV THIS WEEK: Umbrella Academy returns, Muppets Now premieres, Wynonna Earp, S.H.I.E.L.D. and more 

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Jul 27, 2020, 10:00 AM EDT (Updated)

Netflix is looking to save the world with a team of unlikely heroes once again with the return of hit sci-fi series The Umbrella Academy. This week also brings Muppets. Yeah, let's get into it.

The second season of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy, which is basically a twisted, weird take on the X-Men (to put it really simply), is back this week. If you haven't seen Season 1, catch up — because this show is great. Disney+ is also debuting its curiously weird Muppets Now "unscripted" series about the fan-favorite Muppet gang. That one is also set to feature a solid roster of celeb guests along the way.

Back to the TV side of the dial, ABC continues to roll out the fantastic final season of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as the team returns to the 1980s to try and set the time stream right. SYFY has the second episode of Wynonna Earp's long-awaited new season and HBO has its network premiere of Taiki Waititi's wild Jojo Rabbit (which, while not exactly genre, does feature Waititi as an imaginary friend version of Hitler, so it adequately checks the genre-adjacent box).

Digging a bit deeper, The CW has a new Stargirl, Fox has a new Ultimate Tag, AMC has a new NOS4A2, Travel Channel debuts its new series The Osbournes Want to Believe and more. Check out the full rundown below and let us know what you'll be watching.

HIGHLIGHTS

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC), Wednesday 10PM - "Stolen"

After Enoch's sacrifice propelled them out of the time storm, the team arrives back in 1983 where Nathanial and Kora are hard at work building an army of hand-selected anarchist Inhumans at Afterlife. When the agents split up to cover more ground, Daisy is tasked with protecting Jiaying and is compelled to confront her mother for the first time since her death; while the others quickly learn they'll need to face yet another supercharged former enemy in order to stop Malick.

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix), Friday - Season 2

Reunited by their father's death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets — and a looming threat to humanity.

Muppets Now (Disney Plus), Friday - "Series Premiere"

The Muppets Studio's first unscripted series and first original series for Disney+. In the six-episode season, Scooter rushes to make his delivery deadlines and upload the brand-new Muppet series for streaming. They are due now, and he'll need to navigate whatever obstacles, distractions, and complications the rest of the Muppet gang throws at him.

Jojo Rabbit (HBO), Saturday 8PM

NETWORK PREMIERE: Jojo is a lonely German boy who discovers that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his imaginary friend — Adolf Hitler — Jojo must confront his blind nationalism as World War II continues to rage on.

Wynonna Earp (SYFY), Sunday 10PM - "Friends in Low Places"

Wynonna works with a new ally to rescue her family, but reunions come at a price.


MONDAY

The Titan Games (NBC), Monday 8PM - "East Region 3: DJ's Last Call"

Competitors face obstacles such as Launch Pad, Over the Edge, Nuts and Bolts and Lunar Impact. Winners will move on to face reigning Titans on Mt. Olympus, the consummate athletic test of speed, strength, agility and endurance. Dwayne Johnson hosts.


TUESDAY

Stargirl (The CW), Tuesday 8PM - "Shining Knight"

Courtney's life gets turned upside down when someone from her past arrives in Blue Valley. Meanwhile, Pat uncovers new information about the ISA's plan and Jordan makes a surprising discovery at work.


WEDNESDAY

Ultimate Tag (Fox), Wednesday 9PM - "Dangerously Fast"

Six contestants enter the tag arena for a test of skill and endurance, eyeing a $10,000 prize as they outrun elite Taggers with a range of jaw-dropping skills. The NFL's Watt brothers (J.J., T.J. and Derek) host.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC), Wednesday 10PM - "Stolen"

See more in our "Highlights section above.


THURSDAY

Doom Patrol "Dad Patrol"

Determined to prove her worth in The Underground, Jane brings Larry to rural Arkansas to help her retrieve an invaluable item. Meanwhile, Niles organizes a special day for Dorothy, who hides a personal development from her declining father. And Cliff gives father/daughter bonding with Clara his best shot, while Rita embraces her superhero status as "The Beekeeper" and Vic is forced to confront the real Roni.

Killer Camp (The CW), Thursday 8PM - "A Killer Accusation"

The campmates are thrown back in the freezing lake, retrieving buoys for cash, and then must play a horribly awkward game where their true feelings about each other are hilariously shared out loud. The campfire brings another shocking first when each camper reveals who they believe to be the killer.? A vote is taken in hopes of outing the backstabber before another victim is brutally killed.? And in the end, the biggest surprise of all awaits them.

The Great Debate (SYFY), Thursday - "Dungeons & Debate-gons" The hit cast of "Critical Role" argues D&D, high fantasy, and so much more.


FRIDAY

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix), Friday - Season 2

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Muppets Now (Disney Plus), Friday - "Series Premiere"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Ant-Man and The Wasp (TBS), Friday 9:30PM

NETWORK PREMIERE: Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Scott Lang once again dons the Ant-Man suit to fight alongside the Wasp. The mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful enemy.


SATURDAY

Jojo Rabbit (HBO), Saturday 8PM

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

The UnXplained (History), Saturday 9PM - "The Truth About UFOs"

An exploration of the world's most fascinating, strange and inexplicable mysteries; Compelling contributions from scientists, historians, and witnesses as they seek to shed light on how the impossible can happen.


SUNDAY

NOS4A2 (AMC), Sunday 10PM - "Cripple Creek"

Bing Partridge has some questions for Charlie Manx; Manx revisits his difficult childhood; Millie meets an old friend; Wayne faces a choice.

Perry Mason (HBO), Sunday 9PM - "Chapter Seven"

Mason puts Herman Baggerly on the stand in hopes of exposing the hidden link between the Radiant Assembly's staggering debt and Charlie's ransom; Strickland loses track of a key witness; Drake's detective work opens a new avenue in the case.

Wynonna Earp (SYFY), Sunday 10PM - "Friends in Low Places"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

The Osbournes Want to Believe (Travel), Sunday 10PM - "Believer"

SERIES PREMIERE: Jack shows a skeptical Sharon and Ozzy a video of alleged paranormal activity.

*TV listing information via TV Guide, Zap2it, network listings.

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