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Television

“The Circus: Inside the Wildest Political Show on Earth”: The documentary series about reporters covering politics returns for Season 5. (8 p.m. Sunday, Showtime)

“Lovecraft Country”: Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett star in a wild new series that combines the horrors of racism in 1950s America with the supernatural dangers posed by monsters out of an H.P. Lovecraft fantasy. (9 p.m. Sunday, HBO)

Related: HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’: A bold, wild ride that’s well worth taking (review)

“Amy Schumer Learns to Cook”: The comedian and Chris Fischer, her chef husband, return for more culinary adventures. (10 p.m. Monday, Food Network)

“Axios”: The documentary news series returns with an interview with Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf, who will, according to a press release, address “domestic terrorism and criticism of how the agency handled the Portland protests.” The program will also feature an interview with Julián Castro, former secretary of Housing and Urban Development; and a look at Washington state’s mail-in ballot system. (11:15 p.m Monday, HBO)

“Dead Pixels”: Here’s another import, a show from the U.K. about a group of people obsessed with an online fantasy game. (8 p.m. Tuesday, The CW)

“Growing Belushi”: A new series that follows actor Jim Belushi as he develops his cannabis-growing business in Southern Oregon. ( 10 p.m. Wednesday, Discovery; Stream on Hulu + Live TV; or fuboTV.)

Related: On Seth Meyers’ ‘Late Night,’ Jim Belushi talks about his Oregon cannabis farm and new Discovery TV show

Streaming

“Punk’d”: The updated version of the prank-pulling show returns for Season 2. (Available to stream beginning Monday, Quibi)

“Beth Stelling: Girl Daddy”: The comedian stars in her own stand-up comedy special. (Available to stream beginning Thursday, HBO Max)

“Singletown”: Another British import, this reality show focuses on couples who “press pause on their relationships and spend one incredible summer living their best single lives in the city.” A matchmaker is on hand to pair up the singles, and the question is, will they reunite with their partners, or head to Splitsville? (Available to stream beginning Thursday, HBO Max)

Already streaming

“Ted Lasso”: Jason Sudeikis stars in a new comedy as a college football coach from Kansas who’s hired to coach a U.K. pro soccer team. Does he have any experience coaching soccer? No, and there lies the comedy, we’re guessing. Sudeikis is an executive producer, along with comedy veteran Bill Lawrence (“Scrubs”). (Streaming, Apple TV+)

“Teenage Bounty Hunters”: Gee, ya think that tile kind of gives away what the show’s about? The bounty hunters in this case are teen twin sisters. (Streaming, Netflix)

“World’s Toughest Race: Eco Challenge Fiji”: Bear Grylls hosts what is described as an 11-day expedition “that pushes competitors to their physical and emotional limits,” in a challenge featuring 66 teams who come to Fiji to compete in a global adventure race. Among the team competing is one from Bend. (Streaming, Amazon Prime Video)

— Kristi Turnquist

kturnquist@oregonian.com 503-221-8227 @Kristiturnquist

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