PopWatch Planner: 'Girl Meets World', 'True Blood' premiere, and more
This week gets off to a supernatural start, with the return of both True Blood and Teen Wolf, but by the time it’s over, just about all of your pop-culture appetites should be filled. We’ve got finales, premieres, a big summer blockbuster, and some summer tunes to add to your beach playlist.
Check out your week in pop culture below:
True Blood, 10 p.m., HBO
The final season picks up right where we left off, with Hep-V vampires attacking Bon Temps and Eric’s whereabouts still unknown. By hour’s end, expect blood, tears, and at least one shocking death.
Teen Wolf, 10 p.m., MTV
Kicking off season four, the crew heads to Mexico to rescue Derek. Trust us: The action-packed premiere is the perfect kick-off for the best season yet.
X by Ed Sheeran on shelves
Ed Sheeran’s latest is sure to give fans more of what they love. We highly recommend tracks “Don’t” and “Sing.”
Taxi Brooklyn, 10 p.m., NBC
Chyler Leigh’s return to television involves a haircut, a badge, and a taxi. In her new show, Leigh plays a cop in need of a lift when an arrested cab driver, played by Jacky Ido, offers to be her ride in exchange for help proving his innocence.
The Challenge: Free Agents, 10 p.m., MTV
The two-hour finale forces the top six to compete on an active volcano in Chile. We repeat: Active volcano.
Girl Meets World, 9:45 p.m., Disney
The long-awaited Boy Meets World sequel has finally arrived, which means your Cory-and-Topanga fix is only moments away.
Transformers: Age of Extinction in theaters
One word: Dinobots!
The Leftovers, 10 p.m., HBO
Damon Lindelof’s latest project, based on Tom Perrotta’s 2011 bestseller, follows citizens of New York three years after 2 percent of the world’s population suddenly disappeared. Let’s just say that the aftermath looks dramatic.