TV picks: Wednesday, June 27

From left: Jessica Canseco, Mayte Garcia, Nicole Murphy, Andrea Kelly and Sheree Fletcher are the "Hollywood Exes."

“Hollywood Exes”
REALITY. Former wives of famous men — including the exes of Will Smith, Prince, Eddie Murphy, R. Kelly and Jose Canseco — live fabulous lives while searching for the next famous man to put a ring on it.
Series premiere, 9 p.m., VH1

“Final Witness”
DRAMA. This seven-episode, ripped-from-the-headlines drama recounts the final moments of the victims in some of the nation’s most brutal murder cases. The first episode, recalling the killing of Penny Caffey and her sons in 2008, is narrated by Penny from beyond the grave. These scripted scenes are interspersed with actual crime scene interrogation video and real-life first-person interviews.
Series premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

“The Real World: St. Thomas”
REALITY. Different city, same hot tub puke fest.
Season premiere, 10 p.m., MTV

“Royal Pains”
DRAMA. We’re guessing the return of Hank and Evan’s ex-con dad (Henry Winkler) is only going to prolong the estranged brothers’ reconciliation.
9 p.m., USA


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The Word

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Siren: A new dating app that puts women…

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