What to Watch: July 2019

Summer is here! TV has moved into the off season, but there are still some big shows making their return. Not to mention, the summer blockbuster slate is full with major films every weekend. Our What to Watch July 2019 calendar below shares all the dates you need to be aware of so you don’t miss a minute!

FILM

On the film front, there are so many great films coming to keep your popcorn bucket filled. July 2nd sees Tom Holland’s Spider-Man return to theaters in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Jake Gyllenhaal makes his Marvel debut as Mysterio in Far From Home. July 12th brings us Stuber. An Uber ride gone wrong sets off an epic and unexpected adventure, staring Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista. Disney returns to their remakes with The Lion King on July 19th. The film has a massive cast, but don’t expect it to be that different from the original. (Check out our review of Aladdin.)

At the end of the month, Quentin Tarantino brings his Hollywood tale to theaters, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood. This film is highly anticipated, not only for Tarantino fans, but this also pairs Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio together for the first time. The story has a strict no-spoiler policy straight from the typewriter of Tarantino, so you’ll have to see this in theaters to know what it is all about.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood | Sony
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood | Sony

TV

On the TV front, Stranger Things returns for season 3. The hotly anticipated horror series shows up on July 4th. If you didn’t have plans to hang outside for the holiday, you could spend some time in the Upside Down. Also on Netflix, Designated Survivor makes its streaming debut after the series was saved from its ABC cancellation.  Reality shows reign during the summer. Love Island will take you to the beach with the American remake of the popular British series.

The battle over your attention will be held between all streaming major streaming services on July 26th. Veronica Mars will make her Hulu debut. The series will pick up where the 2014 film left off. The 26th also has the final season of Orange is the New Black premiering as Piper spends her first few months on the outside while new wife, Alex, is still in prison. Finally, The Boys on Amazon Prime Video premieres as rogue superheroes go a little bad in this mature-audiences-only version of a superhero world.

The last unique feature of this month is all the content coming out about the 1969 moon landing. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and many different networks have created specials about the the famous Apollo 11 mission. Find the listings on the schedule below to revisit this iconic and historic moment.

Check out the full calendar below! Our TV recommendations are in bold.

What to Watch July 2019

Monday, July 1

Divorce: Season 3 Premiere, HBO
Designated Survivor: 60 Days: Season 1 Premiere, Netflix

Tuesday, July 2

Spider-Man: Far From Home – New in Theaters

Young Justice: Outsiders, DC Universe

Wednesday, July 3

Midsommar – New in Theaters

The Last Czars, Netflix
Yummy Mummies: Season 2, Netflix
Peterloo, Amazon Prime Video (Film)

Thursday, July 4

Stranger Things: Season 3 Premiere, Netflix
A Capitol Fourth, 8 p.m., PBS

Friday, July 5

Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny 1B, Amazon Prime Video

Saturday, July 6

Enchanted Kingdom, 9 p.m., BBC America
Lavell Crawford: New Look, Same Funny, 10:35 p.m., Showtime

Sunday, July 7

The Movies: Season 1 Premiere 9 p.m., CNN
Apollo: Mission to the Moon, 9 p.m., National Geographic
Peabody Presents: Stories of the Year, 10:30 p.m., FX

Monday, July 8

American Experience: Chasing the Moon, 9 p.m., PBS
The Armstrong Tapes, 9 p.m., National Geographic
Challenger Disaster: The Final Mission, 10 p.m., National Geographic

Tuesday, July 9

Love Island, 8 p.m., CBS
I Love You, Now Die, 8 p.m., HBO
Mars: Inside SpaceX, 8 p.m., National Geographic
Farrah Fawcett Forever, 9 p.m., A&E
Bring the Funny, 10 p.m., NBC

Wednesday, July 10

Harlots: Season 3 Premiere, Hulu
Snowfall: Season 3 Premiere, 10 p.m., FX

Thursday, July 11

Siren: Season 2 (2019)  8 p.m., Freeform (summer premiere)
Jersey Shore Family Vacation, 8 p.m., MTV
Hollywood Game Night: Season 6 Premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
The Outpost: Season 2 Premiere. 9 p.m., The CW

Friday, July 12

Stuber – New in Theaters
Crawl – New in Theaters

Tales of Arcadia: 3Below: Season 2 Premire, Netflix
Blown Away: Season 1 Premiere, Netflix
Bonus Family: Season 3 Premiere, Netflix
Shangri-La, 9 p.m., Showtime
Comicstaan: Season 2 Premiere, Amazon Prime Video

Saturday, July 13

JFK Jr. and Carolyn’s Wedding: The Lost Tapes, 8 p.m., TLC

Sunday, July 14

Sweetbitter: Season 2 Premiere,  8 p.m., Starz
Top Gear: Season 27 Premiere, 8 p.m., BBC America
Masterpiece: Grantchester: Season 4 Premiere, 9 p.m., PBS
Moon Landing: The Lost Tapes, 10 p.m., History Channel

Monday, July 15

Notorious, 8 p.m., Reelz

Tuesday, July 16

Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein, Netflix
The Lion King: Can You Feel the Love Tonight With Robin Roberts,  8 p.m., ABC
Pandora: Season 1 Premiere, 8 p.m., The CW

Wednesday, July 17

8 Days: To the Moon and Back, 9 p.m., PBS
Suits: Season 9 Premiere, 9 p.m., USA
Pearson: Season 1 Premiere, 10 p.m., USA

Friday, July 19

The Lion King – New in Theaters

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Freshly Brewed, Netflix
Queer Eye: Season 4 Premiere, Netflix
All or Nothing: Season 4 Premiere, Amazon Prime Video
Killjoys: Season 5 Premiere, 10 p.m., Syfy
Wonders of the Moon, 10 p.m., BBC America
This Week at the Comedy Cellar: Season 2 Premiere, 11 p.m., Comedy Central

Saturday, July 20

Moon Landing Live, 9 p.m., BBC America

Wednesday, July 24

NOVA: The Planets, 9 p.m., PBS
South Side, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Thursday, July 25

Workin’ Moms: Season 2 Premiere,  Netflix

Friday, July 26

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – New in Theaters
The Field Guide to Evil – New in Theaters

Orange Is the New Black: Season 7 Premiere, Netflix
The Boys: Season 1 Premiere, Amazon Prime Video
Veronica Mars: Season 1 Premiere Hulu
The Worst Witch: Season 3, Netflix

Saturday, July 27

Wild City: Singapore, 9 p.m., BBC America

Sunday, July 28

Bulletproof, 8 p.m., The CW
Pennyworth: Season 1 Premiere, 9 p.m., Epix

Monday, July 29

Bachelor in Paradise, 8 p.m., ABC
Lights Out With David Spade, 11:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Tuesday, July 30

Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?, Netflix

Wednesday, July 31

Four Weddings and a Funeral: Season 1 Premiere, Hulu
The Letdown: Season 2 Premire, Netflix
Jane the Virgin Retrospective, 8 p.m., The CW

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