TV picks: Thursday, July 26

From left: Rachel Harley, April Francis and Libby Lopez look for love on "3."

“3″
REALITY. Three single ladies — 29-year-old entrepreneur April Francis, 34-year-old pharmaceutical sales rep Rachel Harley and 24-year-old model Libby Lopez — go on a national tour in search of love, meeting nearly 100 men along the way and wishing they had been cast on “The Bachelorette” in that swank mansion instead.
Series premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

“Wipeout”
REALITY. If that doesn’t work out for the ladies, they can always apply to be on the blind-date edition of “Wipeout.” Tonight, single men and women will be paired up to bond over challenges like the first ever Big Ball Bonanza, which, at the very least, viewers should fall in love with.
8 p.m., ABC

“Project Runway”
REALITY. M&Ms melt in your mouth, but what happens when they’re fastened into a buster? The contestants craft looks out of the sweets they find at Dylan’s Candy Bar.
9 p.m., Lifetime



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