“Sharknado 5: Global Swarming” may have been shot in Rio, Rome and Tokyo, but when it comes to storytelling, the franchise wisely remains in shallow waters, casting Fabio as the Pope and serving up Kathie Lee Gifford, Charo and Clay Aiken as fish bait.
7 p.m. Sunday, Syfy
Knock on wood
ReelzChannel, owned by the Hubbard family, lets its Minnesota freak flag fly by airing “Fargo: The Shocking Truth,” a look at how “wood-chipper murders” in Newtown, Conn., inspired the Coen brothers to make their 1996 Oscar-winning film.
8 p.m. Reelz, Sunday
Michael Showalter may be getting accolades for directing “The Big Sick,” but he’s not above chasing cheap thrills. The red-hot talent reunites with old campmates like Amy Poehler and Elizabeth Banks for “Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later,” a serialized chapter in the enduring franchise’s history, which asks the question, can horny teens grow up? The short answer: Not really.
Now streaming on Netflix
New girl in town
“Twin Peaks” will move to a later time slot to make room for the return of “Ray Donovan,” a character who probably could have figured out who killed Laura Palmer before the apple pie went bad. New cast member Susan Sarandon automatically raises the temperature.
8 p.m. Sunday, Showtime