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TV Today: Better Call Saul nears ‘tragic end’, The Bachelorette doubles down on drama

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This is the final push for You better call Saul. After a brief hiatus, the acclaimed drama returns tonight on AMC for its final six episodes. The remaining episodes bring the story of Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) into the breaking Bad era and reveal the fate of Kim Wexler, who, according to Rhea Seehorn, meets a “tragic end”.

Also today : the bacheloretteThe two leading ladies will see viewers double in season 19, Kevin and Frankie Jonas host a series of reality competitions Claim to fame, Chad finally airing its second season on TBS, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:

You better call Saul: Summer premiere of season 6. The story of Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), now known as Saul Goodman, finally revives the events of breaking Bad in the final six episodes of the AMC drama. Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) make a long-awaited appearance in the final season, which also wraps up the stories of various characters who don’t appear in breaking Badincluding Rhea Seehorn’s Kim Wexler. Watch preview. 9:00 p.m. ET on AMC

The Bachelorette: Season 19 premiere. ABC kicks off its hit franchise as 32 suitors vie for the affection of two women, Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia. Season 19 marks the first time that two women will lead the franchise at the same time. With host Jesse Palmer. Watch preview. 8 p.m. ET on ABC

Fame claim: First in the series. 12 related celebrities gather under one roof and strive to conceal their lineage in pursuit of their own fame and fortune. The group will participate in various challenges, form alliances and play DNA detective in hopes of avoiding elimination and winning the grand prize of $100,000. Hosted by Kevin and Frankie Jonas. Read our review. 10 p.m. ET on ABC

Chad: Season 2 premiere. It’s newly elected class president Chad Amani’s (Nasim Pedrad) sophomore year, but when a scandal quickly ends his term, he’s forced to focus on his surprising new crush and… the visit of his tough Iranian grandmother. The comedy was originally scheduled to return in April, but it was pushed back days before the premiere. Watch the trailer. 10:00 p.m. ET on TBS

Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem: Season 2 premiere. Beloved characters from the daytime soap trade the comforts of home for the adventure of a lifetime in a new season of the Peacock spin-off. While Steve (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) surprise their children in Seattle, private detective John Black (Drake Hogestyn) travels to San Francisco to see his son, and new parents Ben (Scott Wilson ) and Ciara (Victoria Konefal) drops anchor in Montreal. An episode is released every day this week until Friday. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Peacock

When sharks attack: Season 8 premiere. As shark attacks continue to rise, scientists investigate first-hand accounts, uncovering clues and details that will unlock the mystery behind the terrifying spike in incidents across the country. . The new season kicks off as part of Nat Geo’s annual SharkFest, which lasts four weeks. 8 p.m. ET on National Geographic

Viewpoint: Wuhan Wuhan: Season 35 premiere. PBS kicks off a new season of its documentary series with a film that puts a human face on the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Director Yung Chang follows frontline healthcare workers in Wuhan, China as they battle the invisible and deadly virus in February and March 2020. Watch the trailer. 10:00 p.m. ET on PBS

Under the Mediterranean Bridge: Season 7 premiere. Captain Sandy Yawn and a mostly new crew (except Season 6 favorite Mzi “Zee” Dempers) set sail for the Mediterranean aboard M/Y Malta for another season of yachtie drama. The new season airs on Bravo after premiering on Peacock last Monday. Watch the trailer. 8 p.m. ET on Bravo

US BBQ: First in the series. Chef and restaurateur Michael Symon travels to the biggest barbecue competitions across the country to showcase elite competitors and top-notch barbecue talent as they compete for bragging rights. 9:00 p.m. ET on Food Network

Irma Vep: New episode. After an epic explosion on set, the fate of René (Vincent Macaigne)’s series is in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Rene is visited by a ghost as the production team plans to take The Vampires in a new direction that would reunite Mira (Alicia Vikander) with a figure from her past. 9:00 p.m. ET on HBO

Thinking about murder: New episode. After new DNA evidence surfaces, supporters are pushing for a full exoneration from the Beatrice Six. As Burt Searcey’s investigative methods come under fire, a new story that centers on the heinous actions of a killer – and the human toll of an investigation gone wrong – emerges. 10 p.m. ET on HBO

Breeders: Season 3 finale. A heated argument between Paul (Martin Freeman) and Ally (Daisy Haggard) is interrupted by news from Ava (Jayda Eyles) about Jim (Alun Armstrong). The comedy has yet to be renewed for a fourth season. 10:00 p.m. ET on FX

Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV editor of Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.