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Kung Fu Panda, 7:15 p.m., HBO Unwind with some animated hilarity. Sure, this one is on TV all the time, but it beats more reality shows.

Persons Unknown, 8 p.m., NBC A new, tattooed girl shows up and gets violent in her new surroundings. In our experience, that's what tattooed girls do.

Intervention, 9 p.m., A&E A former Marine starts drinking heavily after being diagnosed with shell shock. Happy Fourth of July weekend, citizens.

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Losing It With Jillian, 8 p.m., NBC Jillian must change one person before she can change a nation.

SEASON PREMIERE Warehouse 13, 9 p.m., SyFy MacPherson caused an awful big mess before disappearing. Maybe he's hiding out until Jewel Staite's guest appearance this season.

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SERIES PREMIERE Come Dine With Me, 9 p.m., BBCAmerica Yes, it's a reality show in which four strangers take turns hosting each other for dinner parties to see who does it best, winning cash. It has to be British, with a premise like that.

Top Chef, 9 p.m., Bravo A couple of weeks back, we said the cheftestants were going to have to compete to make the best baby food for Padma Lakshmi's newborn. We were joking. Top Chef producers were not.

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SERIES PREMIERE Big Brother, 8 p.m., CBS More reality rats in a televised fishbowl. This time there's a Tampa bartender, so keep an eye out for Annie Whittington in the South Beach-themed house (which is really on a California studio lot).

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SERIES PREMIERE Nat Geo Amazing!, 7 p.m., NatGeo A doc series showcasing the most unusual or astonishing parts of our world, which apparently includes urban penguins, flying cars and samurai swordsmen. We're still impressed with the envelope-less deposits at our bank's ATM.

SERIES PREMIERE Haven, 10 p.m., SyFy An FBI agent goes to a small Maine town where the populace has supernatural powers in a new series based on a Stephen King novella. You know, the one about the supernatural stuff in the small Maine town.