What to Watch: Zombie Tidal Wave, Gates of Paradise, 13 Reasons Why & More

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We're running down the most interesting things on television this week from all of your favorite networks.

Whether you're into drama, action, comedy, or romance, there is something new for you on television this week.

Our picks follow!

Summer Romance Partial

Saturday, August 17

Zombie Tidal Wave airs on Syfy at 9/8c. From the group who brought you Sharknado and star Ian Ziering (currently airing on BH90210) comes zombies from the water. We're so in for this one!

Gates of Paradise on Lifetime at 8/7c will be providing some pretty stiff competition to Syfy's zombies. 

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Starring another BH90210 star (Jason Priestley), you don't want to miss the any of the action.

And, if you've been watching the Casteel family drama so far, you know it's a must-see in the craziest way. How else can you fully enjoy Jasmine's crowd-pleasing recaps?

Gates of Paradise

A Summer Romance airs on Hallmark at 9/8c, making Saturday one heck of a movie night.

Starring When Calls the Heart's Erin Krakow with Ryan Paevey, it's a romantic comedy with a western twist.

Sunday, August 18

The Good Witch Season 5 Finale airs at 8/7c and features Grace and Nick graduating from high school changing the scope of the series forever!

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, A Very Foul Play is on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 9/8c.

The latest in the series finds Aurora's nephew, Phillip, accused of murder! Can she solve the murder so Phillip, found holding the bloody knife, isn't accused of the crime?

The Gemstones Tall

The Righteous Gemstones airs on HBO at 10/9c. We have a full review of the first season right here!

Ted Bundy: Mind of a Monster airs on ID at 9/8c.

If you just cannot get enough of the handsome serial killer's story, exclusive new interviews with victims’ loved ones and shocking audio of Ted Bundy himself make “Mind of a Monster” a must-see.

Monday, August 19

I Ship It: Season 2 debuts on The CW at 8/7c. Having already aired on CW Seed, you can avoid the strain of searching the interweb for the show about two roommates, co-workers, and best friends who start a band inspired by the culture of fandom.

Tuesday, August 20

Animal Kingdom Season 4 Finale airs on TNT at 9/8c.

If you were rocked by the death on Animal Kingdom Season 4 Episode 12, there isn't anyplace else you want to be on Tuesday night.

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Wednesday, August 21

This Way Up premieres on Hulu. Co-produced with UK's Channel 4, comedian Aisling Bea stars as an English as foreign language teacher who is recovering from a nervous breakdown.

Sharon Horgan, Tobias Menzies, Indira Varma, and Aasif Mandvi join.

BH90210 airs on FOX at 9/8c, continuing one of the most carthactic journeys we've taken on with a revival of a television show in 30 years.

Yellowstone airs on Paramount at 10/9c, and you can expect the tension created the by the infamous Beck brothers to be ratched up to about 20!

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Younger Season 6 Episode 10 airs on TVLand at 10:30 ET, and you do not want to miss what happens when Liza discovers an unexpected costar in her Infinitely 21 ad campaign.

13 Reasons S 3 Funeral

Friday, August 21

13 Reasons Why premieres on Netflix, and the latest murder is actually, can we say it, welcome? Seriously, is there room for anything else?

What will you be watching during the week?

Carissa Pavlica is the managing editor and a staff writer for TV Fanatic. She's a member of the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), enjoys mentoring writers, wine, and passionately discussing the nuances of television. Follow her on Twitter and email her here at TV Fanatic.

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