Jun 11, 2021
TV tonight: 20/20 on Vanessa Guillens murder one year later
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“Washington Week” (8 p.m., PBS): Moderator Yamiche Alcindor joins the show from Cornwall, England, where she is covering President Biden’s first trip abroad, and Ed O’Keefe of CBS News will co-moderate from the show’s DC studio. Joining them are panelists Jonathan Martin (The New York Times), Anna Palmer (Punchbowl News), and Vivian Salama (The Wall Street Journal).The focus: Democracy abroad and America’s role on the world stage following the Trump presidency and the Jan. 6 insurrection — and the impact on the Biden administration’s foreign policy goals.
“Charmed” (8 p.m., The CW): The Charmed Ones must take on the Perfecti in order to save Mel; Harry’s mortality journey kicks into high gear with unexpected consequences.
“20/20” (9 p.m., ABC): One year after Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen was brutally murdered, sparking a #MeToo movement in the military, “20/20” has the first TV interview with her fiancé Juan Cruz. He opens up about their relationship, learning of her death and coping with the devastating loss. The two-hour program also has exclusive interviews with Betavious “Tay” Hightower and Ryan “Cj” Landy, soldiers from Vanessa’s unit who say they knew about the sexual harassment she experienced and opened up about their conversation with Vanessa’s killer, Aaron Robinson, the day Vanessa disappeared. Also: a report on the Army command investigation that revealed missteps in the investigation into Robinson, previously unreported information about how Robinson may have attained the gun used when he died by suicide, what happened in the arms room where she worked, and the fallout resulting from the findings of the Fort Hood Independent Review that looked into the base’s command culture.
“Dateline NBC” (10 p.m., NBC): When Kansas prisoner John Manard escapes with the help of Toby Dorr, a 48-year-old prison volunteer and mother of two, investigators scramble to track the pair down as questions arise over Dorr’s true involvement. She speaks out in her first network interview this Friday about the story that made world-wide headlines. Andrea Canning reports.
“Betty” (11 p.m., HBO): Based on creator Crystal Moselle’s 2018 Sundance hit “Skate Kitchen,” the series returns for a second season and continues to follow five young women on journeys of self-discovery against the backdrop of New York City’s male-dominated skateboarding scene. In Season 2, the five protagonists step firmly into womanhood and tackle all the challenges it brings.
“Lupin” (Netflix): Part 2 of the popular series arrives with five new episodes. Assane’s quest for revenge against Hubert Pelligrini has torn his family to pieces. With his back to the wall, he now has to think of a new plan, even if it means putting himself in danger.
“Love, Victor” (Hulu): The beloved teen dramedy returns as Season 2 finds a newly out of the closet Victor entering his junior year at Creekwood High. But being out brings with it new challenges, as Victor faces a family struggling with his revelation, a heartbroken ex-girlfriend in Mia, and the difficulties of being an openly gay star athlete — all while navigating the excitement of his relationship with Benji.
“Home Before Dark” (Apple TV): As Season 2 of the suspense series, Hilde Lisko struggles to let the mystery of Richie Fife go, even as a mysterious explosion at a local farm leads her to new secrets buried in Erie Harbor’s past. Hilde begins an investigation that will lead her to fight a powerful and influential corporation – with the health of her family and Erie Harbor in the balance.
“Flack” (Amazon Prime Video): Season 2 picks up from the events of the Season 1 finale which saw Robyn’s work and home life collide catastrophically when she could no longer resist the temptations of her myriad of addictions. She has sacked PR intern Melody — for her own good — but closer relationships could be damaged beyond repair. Will Eve ever forgive Robyn, and on a broader scale, will Mills Paulson PR ever be the same again?Also on Friday:
NBA playoffs: Suns at Nuggets, Game 3 (7 p.m. PT, ESPN)
“Bohemian Rhapsody,” 2018 movie (7 p.m., FX)
“Emergency Call” (8 p.m., ABC)
“WWE Friday Night Smackdown” (8 p.m., Fox)
“Minions,” 2015 movie (8 p.m., NBC)
“Bunk’d” (8 p.m., Disney Channel)
“My Lottery Dream Home” (8 p.m., HGTV)
“Killer Couples” (8 p.m., Oxygen)
“River Monsters” (8 p.m., Animal Planet)
“Dynasty” (9 p.m., The CW)
“Bering Sea Gold” (9 p.m., Discovery)
“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” (9 p.m., Food Network)
“Real Time With Bill Maher” (10 p.m., HBO)
“All-Elite Wrestling: Dynamite” (10 p.m., TNT)
“Van Helsing” (10 p.m., Syfy)
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