This Week in TV: A Guide to New and Returning Series

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In a landscape littered with more than 500 scripted originals and another 700 reality and docuseries, figuring out what to watch is no easy task.

Here, in a bid to navigate the Peak TV waters, The Hollywood Reporter picks the most anticipated new and returning shows on broadcast, cable and streaming. (Bookmark THR's handy guide for key premiere — and series finale — dates.) That said, here's what to watch for the week of July 16-22 as the summer programming lull continues.

On broadcast …

The second season of NBC's wacky fun anthology Trial and Error returns with Kristin Chenoweth stepping in for John Lithgow as the season's defendant with the same small-town legal team of lovable losers working to get her off the hook.

Airs: Thursday, July 19, at 9 p.m. ET/PT (NBC)

And in case you missed it …

Sacha Baron Cohen's surprise comedic satire series Who Is America? bows Sunday, July 15, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime. The comedian can thank many of his victims for the free PR.