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Halle Berry’s ‘Extant’ premieres; ‘The Bachelorette’ does hometown visits

  • Contra Costa Times
  • Published Friday, July 4, 2014, at 1:33 p.m.

DON’T MISS: “Extant” – If Sandra Bullock can rocket off into outer space, why not Halle Berry? In this suspenseful, futuristic “event” series, the Oscar winner plays an astronaut, who after a 13-month solo mission, struggles to reconnect with her family, which includes a creepy little robot boy. But there’s a bigger problem: While in space, she somehow became pregnant. Uh-oh. Baby (or alien?) on board. 8 p.m. Wednesday, CBS

OTHER BETS:

SUNDAY: “Survivor” apparently is for wimps. Brace yourself for “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge.” It’s a reality series that has the wrestling icon pitting elite athletes against everyday men and women in grueling tests of strength, stamina and wit. 8 p.m., CMT

MONDAY: On “The Bachelorette,” it’s time for Andi to go on the hometown tours and you know what that means: lots of awkward conversations, squirmy moments, and maybe even some family feuds. 7 p.m., ABC

TUESDAY: Prime time dishes up more food fights with “Restaurant Startup.” It’s a reality series that has contestants pitching their eatery concepts to a pair of investors. 9 p.m., CNBC

WEDNESDAY: The mix of money laundering, police corruption, drug wars and culture clashes continues to make for a very dark crime thriller as “The Bridge” returns for Season 2. 9 p.m., FX

THURSDAY: Does funny run in the family? That’s our hope with “Welcome to Sweden.” It’s a fish-out-of-water sitcom starring Greg Poehler – brother of Amy – as an accountant to the stars who quits his job and moves to Stockholm to be with his sweetheart. 8:01 p.m., NBC

THURSDAY: That funny lady from “The King of Queens” becomes the latest celebrity to invite prying TV cameras into her life for “Leah Remini: It’s All Relative.” Hey, we’ve all got bills to pay. 9 p.m., TLC

FRIDAY: It’s a good night to chill out as “Frozen,” the box-office blockbuster from Disney, gets a cable TV airing. 7 p.m., Starz

SATURDAY: “Presumed Dead in Paradise” is the intriguing title for a TV film about a troubled teen who becomes embroiled in a dark conspiracy after everyone thinks she drowned while vacationing on a tropical island with her estranged stepmother. 7 p.m., Lifetime

Chuck Barney/Contra Costa Times

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