'Sharknado 2' takes Manhattan this week

Ian Ziering in a scene from Sharknado 2: The Second One.

Ian Ziering in a scene from Sharknado 2: The Second One.

Bill Harris, QMI Agency

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Bill Harris' TV must-sees for the week of July 27

1. The Killing

Debut of fourth and final season: Sarah (Mireille Enos) made a really questionable decision at the end of season three. She always has been really tough, but is she tough enough to live with what she did?

When: Friday on Netflix

2. Sharknado 2: The Second One

Debut: It's fin-tastic. See it with a chum. More bite for your buck. Something to chew on. Give it a hand. Ian Ziering and Tara Reid are back to battle double shark storms headed for New York City.

When: Wednesday on Space

3. Hell on Wheels

Fourth-season debut: Awaiting the birth of his baby, Cullen (Anson Mount) toils under the thumb of The Swede (Christopher Heyerdahl), while Durant (Colm Meaney) feels the chill after an icy miscalculation.

When: Saturday on AMC

4. The Quest

Debut: This sounds like a reality-competition series for Game of Thrones or Lord of the Rings geeks, as 12 contestants are transported into an imaginative realm, with ogres and dragons and a dark lord.

When: Thursday on ABC, City

5. Running Wild With Bear Grylls

Debut: Bear leads actor Zac Efron on a survival journey into the Northeast Appalachian mountain range. But then Zac dances his way out of it, dammit! Take that, danger! East High forever!

When: Monday on NBC, Global

6. The Bridge

Marco (Demian Bichir) gains a new ally while discovering that cartel leader Fausto (Ramon Franco) has a wider reach than anticipated. Meanwhile, a disruption at a local bank provides new intel.

When: Wednesday on FX Canada

7. The Leftovers

A hate crime tests the resolve of Laurie (Amy Brenneman), while Kevin (Justin Theroux) turns down an offer of assistance and Matt (Christopher Eccleston) brings his pulpit to the street.

When: Sunday on HBO Canada

8. Masters of Sex

When Bill (Michael Sheen) delivers a baby with ambiguous genitalia, he encourages the parents not to surgically assign a gender. Meanwhile, Virginia (Lizzy Caplan) learns about Bill's troubled childhood.

When: Sunday on The Movie Network, Movie Central

9. Under the Dome

After a bad plan by Big Jim (Dean Norris) and Rebecca (Karla Crome) leaves the town divided, Julia (Rachelle Lefevre) takes over as leader of Chester's Mill. But that's not actually a paid position any more.

When: Monday on CBS, Global

10. Masters of Illusion

Debut: Hosted by Dean Cain, this series features illusionists performing everything from sleight-of-hand to great escapes, all in front of a live studio audience. I watched it. Or did I?

When: Friday on CW

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