Wednesday, Aug. 3: 'Lightyear' Goes to Infinity and Beyond on Disney+
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Feature Film Exclusive!
Following its theatrical release in June, the latest Disney/Pixar animated feature film begins its exclusive Disney+ streaming availability starting today. The sci-fi action/adventure tells the origin story of Buzz Lightyear (voiced by Chris Evans), the space ranger who inspired the famous action figure of the Toy Story films. Here, Buzz finds himself marooned on a hostile planet far from Earth alongside his commander, Alisha Hawthorne (Uzo Aduba), and their crew. As he tries to get back home through space and time, he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox (Peter Sohn). Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg (James Brolin), an imposing presence with an army of ruthless robots and a mysterious agenda. Keke Palmer and Taika Waititi are also among the voice cast.
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Catch up with Elora (Devery Jacobs), Bear (D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai), Willie Jack (Paulina Alexis) and Cheese (Lane Factor) in Season 2 of this hilarious and moving half-hour comedy. The series began with the four Indigenous teenagers in rural Oklahoma stealing, scheming and saving in order to reach California, but moving to that mysterious and faraway state is easier said than done. The new season picks up after the quartet disbanded and forged their own paths. Elora takes off for California, Bear seeks a paternal figure, Willie Jack tries to save the town from falling apart and Cheese reunites with his grandmother (who isn’t actually his grandmother). The first two episodes are available today; subsequent new episodes drop Wednesdays.
Clusterf**k: Woodstock ’99
The original Woodstock music festival in 1969 promised peace and music, but its 1999 revival delivered three days of rage, riots and real harm. Why did it go so horribly wrong? This documentary looks for answers.
Summer Under the Stars: Sidney Poitier
TCM, beginning at 6am
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Legendary actor Sidney Poitier passed away Jan. 6 at the age of 94, but he left behind an incredible legacy of film and diplomatic work. Today’s Summer Under the Stars lineup on Turner Classic Movies will celebrate Poitier’s cinematic career as an actor and director with a 12-movie lineup featuring famous, groundbreaking titles and performances, along with some perhaps lesser-known ones. Highlights include: the 1955 drama Blackboard Jungle, featuring the star’s breakout performance; the acclaimed drama A Raisin in the Sun (1961); the influential 1957 film noir Edge of the City, costarring John Cassavetes; the 1965 Cold War thriller The Bedford Incident; and Duel at Diablo (1966), Poitier’s first Western. You’ll also enjoy the first three films that Poitier directed, in which he also stars: the 1972 Western Buck and the Preacher, also featuring Harry Belafonte; A Warm December, the 1973 romantic drama costarring Ester Anderson; and the 1974 action comedy Uptown Saturday Night, costarring Bill Cosby and Belafonte, making its TCM premiere.
SharkFest 2022 Continues
Nat Geo Wild, beginning at 6pm
Several hours of SharkFest programming include enhanced installments of Counting Jaws, a look at the effort to determine how many sharks are in a newly discovered great white hot spot close to popular California beaches, and World’s Biggest Hammerhead?, which follows scientists from the Florida Keys to the Bahamas on a quest to document the world’s largest hammerhead shark.
Dierks Bentley and Elle King host this three-hour concert special. The two are also among the performers at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Filmed over four days in June, the special features performances and surprise collaborations, and marks the 19th consecutive year the Country Music Association has produced a summer concert TV special.
MasterChef: Back to Win: “Cooking for Horse Town U.S.A.”
The top 14 chefs divide into two teams to create the best steaks and sides for more than 100 rodeo cowboys and cowgirls in the new episode “Cooking for Horse Town U.S.A.”
Dateline: Secrets Uncovered: “The Night Before Halloween”
It takes a special eye to spot the thing that’s out of place at a crime scene. In this case, that thing looked so insignificant, no one even knew what it was or what it meant. It took a team of determined investigators almost two decades to find out.
The Green Planet
“Human Worlds” brings this natural history docuseries about the fascinating world of plants to a close. The episode explores how people are finding new ways to help save the plants on which we rely for nearly everything, including the air we breathe and food we eat, a number of which are facing extinction. Host Sir David Attenborough looks into everything from projects in Africa to re-seed the landscape to the rebuilding of a tropical rainforest in Brazil, tree by tree, and more.
Animals Decoded: “Invisible Signs”
Smithsonian Channel, 8pm
See how animals around the world communicate using scents, flavors and visual cues invisible to the human senses. Follow scientists as they use modern research and technology to uncover the most subtle of animal messages.
The CW, 9pm
The quirky comedy parodies a campy horror flick tonight: Paranormal-hunting cops Minogue (Mike Minogue) and O’Leary (Karen O’Leary) search for a lost woman on a small island overrun by a goat-worshipping cult.
So You Think You Can Dance: “The Final Cut”
The remaining contestants hit the stage and perform two unique numbers to determine who moves on to the finals in the new episode “The Final Cut.”
Narco Wars: Chasing the Dragon
Nat Geo, 9pm
A Vietnam veteran flooding Harlem with superstrength heroin is the first of the all-new stories in the docuseries that shows how the world got hooked on opioids.
Expedition With Steve Backshall: “Socorro: Expedition Shark Island”
Naturalist Steve Backshall and a team of shark experts and marine biologists set out into the eastern Pacific Ocean to dive unexplored waters on a mission to discover the best-kept secret of our oceans: the place where sharks give birth.
The first season of this sci-fi suspense thriller set on a future lunar base concludes with “The Seeker,” which finds Truelune being tested like never before.
The Orville: New Horizons
Creator/star Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi comedy/drama concludes its third season with “Future Unknown.” That description also applies to the series itself, which, as of this writing, had not yet been renewed for Season 4.
The Japanese Kakegurui Twin comics are adapted into this anime series that follows Mary Saotome, a new transfer student at a private academy, who learns that her new school has a strict hierarchical system determined not by academic achievements or athletic prowess, but by gambling. Can Mary adapt to this new world and carve out a future for herself at this school, without falling into debt?
Super Giant Robot Brothers
This animated action/adventure series is set in the future and follows two giant robots who discover they are brothers and proceed to help protect Earth from an evil intergalactic empire that is sending kaiju (enormous monsters) to destroy the world.
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer are among the executive producers of this romantic comedy. Pressured by their parents to find spouses, Asha (Pallavi Sharda) and Ravi (Suraj Sharma) pretend to date in order to survive a summer of weddings. But they find themselves falling for each other as they struggle to balance who they are with who their parents want them to be.
Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head
Dimwitted duo Beavis and Butt-Head are back (and stupider than ever, Paramount+ assures us) with their first original episodes in over 10 years in this adult animated series from writer/director/producer Mike Judge, who also voices the characters.
All or Nothing: Arsenal
This latest installment of the All or Nothing sports docuseries that chronicles one season in the life of a particular professional sports franchise follows Britain’s Arsenal soccer club, which has developed a large worldwide fan base. The eight episodes take viewers behind the curtain during the team’s roller-coaster 2021-22 season. Oscar-winning actor and Arsenal fan Daniel Kaluuya narrates. Three episodes are available today and Aug. 11; the final two episodes drop Aug. 18.
This New Zealand comedy that follows two millennial sisters (played by real-life sisters Eve and Grace Palmer, who are also cocreators and cowriters of the series) with very different personalities who have inherited a funeral home in their small town from their grandfather returns for Season 2. All six episodes are available today. The new season will also air weekly on the linear IFC channel Wednesdays beginning Aug. 17.
Summer Under the Stars: Ruth Roman
TCM, beginning at 6am
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Originally born Norma Roman, this future Hollywood star was renamed “Ruth” after her parents were told by a fortuneteller that “Norma” was an unlucky name. But it seems likely that under any name, Ruth Roman would have made her own luck thanks to the talent that led her to a decades-long career on the big screen, TV and stage. Some of the actress’ notable film appearances can be seen today when she gets her first daylong salute during Turner Classic Movies’ Summer Under the Stars event. The 14-movie lineup begins with Always Leave Them Laughing (1949), a musical comedy/drama led by Milton Berle and Virginia Mayo that was one of Roman’s first films after signing a long-term contract with Warner Bros. The day also includes Lightning Strikes Twice (1951), a drama in which the actress received her first top billing; the 1951 Hitchcock suspense classic Strangers on a Train; Tomorrow Is Another Day, a 1951 film noir in which Roman was also top-billed; and more.
SharkFest 2022 Continues
Nat Geo Wild, beginning at 5pm
Nat Geo Wild offers several more hours of SharkFest specials, including enhanced versions of The Croc That Ate Jaws, which investigates reports of clashes between sharks, and crocs and gators; Shark Queens, which looks to discover if female sharks might be the biggest and baddest sharks of all; and The Shark That Ate Everything, a look at how their boundless hunger and curiosity leads sharks to chow down the most unexpected things.
Press Your Luck: “Oh Mylanta”
Host Elizabeth Banks knows the WHAMMY is up to his old tricks and is keeping the energy up as our contestants vie for the big bucks. Banks is joined by contestants Clifford Amundson (hometown: Onalaska, Wisconsin), Cecily Odiari (San Jose, California) and Angela Belden (West Hills, California).
Discovery Channel, 8pm
The premier robot-fighting competition is back and more ferocious than ever. Each week, eight bots will face off in a “Sin City Slugfest” to win the right to compete in the ultimate Vegas showdown. Victorious bots from the first five episodes will join three Giant Nut winners in the final episode, a winner-takes-all battle for a brand-new BattleBots trophy: the Golden Bolt.
This Old House: “Saratoga Springs: A Legacy Restored”
It’s a wrap on the multigenerational 1864 Dutch Colonial. Once a single-family, then expanded and cobbled together into a three-family, the home has been reconstructed into a two-family with an open floor plan, and the crew gets a tour of the finish.
NFL Preseason Football: Hall of Fame Game: Jacksonville vs. Las Vegas
NBC, 8pm Live
The 2022 NFL preseason kicks off in Canton, Ohio, where Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Jaguars face Hunter Renfrow and the Las Vegas Raiders in primetime.
In this premiere movie, a popular mommy blogger is haunted by the feeling that the twin daughter she lost at birth is still alive. Her pursuit of the truth throws her into a deadly game of cat and mouse. Stars Alaina Huffman and Josh Murray.
Ask This Old House: “Pizza Oven Repair, What Is It?”
Nathan explains the anatomy of track saws; Mark repoints an outdoor pizza oven; and the Ask This Old House team comes together for a 20th anniversary “What Is It?”
Generation Gap: “Starring Garla Fibs”
Host Kelly Ripa is having a hard time holding in the giggles along with special guest Marla Gibbs.
Accused: Guilty or Innocent?
Season 3 of the true-crime docuseries concludes with “Murdered My Tenant or Self-Defense?” When a landlord shoots a problem tenant dead in Florida, police and prosecutors quickly charge the landlord with murder. He claims the tenant was carrying a machete at the time of the shooting and threatened to kill him. Who will the jury believe?
In “Fight, Flight or Freeze,” the 90-minute Season 9 finale of the survival competition series, the remaining three participants continue to battle Labrador’s harsh snowstorms and below-freezing temperatures. As their minds and bodies are pushed to the limit, they struggle more than ever before. One contestant risks it all to embark on a challenging project, and another loses the ability to hunt for food. With the fight to the finish line intensifying, only one survivalist is able to walk away with the $500,000 prize.
Fright Club: “Demon Cyclone”
Travel Channel, 10pm
Jack Osbourne and the Ghost Brothers get the inside scoop on a real-life hell house; a UFO hangs 10 in South Africa; and actor Jay Mewes shares rare footage of the elusive Beast of Gum Hill.
Alone: The Skills Challenge
This spinoff of the Alone survival competition series pits three former participants in head-to-head challenges to complete incredible bushcraft builds — from elevated shelters to hand-crafted ovens to watercrafts — using only basic tools and the natural resources around them. Each half-hour episode is self-filmed by the survivalists. Former Alone competitors returning here include Lucas Miller (Season 1), Callie North (Season 3), Britt Ahart (Seasons 3 and 5), Jordan Jonas (Season 6), Amós Rodriguez (Season 7), Joel Van Der Loon (Season 7) and Clay Hayes (Season 8). Starting next Thursday, Aug. 11, the series moves to its regular time slot beginning a half-hour earlier; that evening will also see the premiere of another new Alone spinoff, Alone: Frozen.
This suspenseful drama inspired by actual events comes to a close. Taron Egerton, Paul Walter Hauser, Greg Kinnear and Ray Liotta, in his final TV role, star.
This animated fantasy/comedy film follows young Sam (voice of Eva Noblezada), the unluckiest person in the world. When she discovers the never-before-seen Land of Luck, Sam must unite with the magical creatures there to turn her fortunes around. Also featured in the voice cast are Simon Pegg as Bob, a lucky black cat who becomes Sam’s partner on a quest to find a lucky penny; Whoopi Goldberg as the Captain, the Land of Luck’s head of security; Flula Borg as Jeff, a unicorn; and Jane Fonda as the Dragon, the exuberant CEO of Good Luck and the undisputed luckiest ancient being in all the land.
“Peanuts” Classics Streaming Premieres
Nine classic (and rarely seen nowadays) Peanuts specials from Mendelson/Melendez Productions make their streaming debuts exclusively on Apple TV+ starting today: A Charlie Brown Celebration (1982); He’s a Bully, Charlie Brown (2006); He’s Your Dog, Charlie Brown (1968); It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown (1969); It’s Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown (1977); There’s No Time for Love, Charlie Brown (1973); Why, Charlie Brown, Why? (1990); You’re in Love, Charlie Brown (1967); and You’re the Greatest, Charlie Brown (1979).
The ’80s-set dramedy led by Rose Byrne concludes its second season.
The Snoopy Show
The animated Peanuts series returns with the second half of its second season, consisting of seven episodes.
In the Season 1 finale, “Descent Into Madness,” Kesha and rapper Big Freedia face their worst fears at West Virginia’s now-defunct Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. The building comes to life overnight, spurring violent activity and revealing disturbing truths. Psychic Chip Coffey joins the investigation in the hopes of setting the spirits free.
LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation
LEGO and Lucasfilm team up for the animated special LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation, in which some of the saga’s heroes and droids are on a galactic starcruiser excursion. Finn (voice of Omar Miller) gets separated from the group and encounters three Force ghosts who share stories of summer getaways gone awry. Also in the voice cast are “Weird Al” Yankovic, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kelly Marie Tran, Anthony Daniels and Billy Dee Williams. The special also includes Yankovic’s original song “Scarif Beach Party.”
A prequel to the 1987 action/horror classic Predator, Prey is set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago and tells the story of Naru (Amber Midthunder), a fierce and highly skilled warrior raised among legendary hunters who roam the Great Plains. When danger threatens her camp, Naru sets out to protect her people. The prey she stalks is a highly evolved alien predator with an advanced arsenal, resulting in a vicious and terrifying showdown between the two adversaries. This is the first movie to have a full dub in the Comanche language.
Recipe Lost and Found
Magnolia Network on discovery+
Trained chef and food anthropologist Casey Corn dives into the stories and cultures of different families to re-create their lost family recipes, revealing how food can connect us to our past.
In this one-scene, one-cut action thriller from South Korea, an amnesiac agent (Joo Won) is thrown into the middle of a mysterious operation, and must reclaim his identity and successfully complete his mission on time.
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie
This animated film continues the tale of the popular turtle superheroes as depicted in the 2018-20 Nickelodeon series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Leonardo (voice of Ben Schwartz), Michelangelo (Brandon Mychal Smith), Raphael (Omar Benson Miller) and Donatello (Josh Brener) are back in action in a comedic adventure that puts the Turtles to the test when a mysterious stranger arrives from the future to warn of an impending alien invasion.
This live-action adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s (American Gods) beloved DC comic offers a rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are interwoven. It follows the people and places affected by Morpheus (Tom Sturridge), the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic — and human — mistakes he’s made during his long existence. The large ensemble cast also includes Gwendoline Christie, Charles Dance, Jenna Coleman, Joely Richardson, Stephen Fry, and the voices of Patton Oswalt and Mark Hamill.
Three-time Oscar-nominated screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall, Gladiator) makes his directorial debut with, and also wrote, this LGBTQIA+ slasher horror film produced by Blumhouse. The film’s empowering story takes place at a gay conversion camp, where several queer and trans campers join camp director Owen Whistler (Kevin Bacon) for a week of programming intended to “help them find a new sense of freedom.” As the camp’s methods become increasingly more psychologically unsettling, the campers must work together to protect themselves. When a mysterious killer stars claiming victims, things get even more dangerous. Anna Chlumsky, Carrie Preston and Theo Germaine also star.
The British comedy/thriller is back for Season 2, with all six episodes available today. Picking up a few months after the climax of Season 1, the new season finds the disparate group of seven strangers still with some time to serve on their community-service sentences. But they quickly realize that the criminal underworld is not done with them yet. The ragtag group of misfits’ shared past comes back to haunt them in the shape of a terrifying London drug lord — the Dean (Claes Bang) — who is out for blood. Co-creator/-writer/-director Stephen Merchant leads the cast, which also includes Christopher Walken, Rhianne Barreto, Darren Boyd, Gamba Cole, Clare Perkins and Eleanor Tomlinson.
Feature Film Exclusive!
Following its limited one-week theatrical engagement, director Ron Howard’s drama based on real events begins streaming exclusively on Prime. The film recounts the incredible story of the tremendous global effort to rescue a Thai soccer team who became trapped in the Tham Luang cave during an unexpected rainstorm in 2018. Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton, Tom Bateman, Paul Gleeson and Pattrakorn Tungsupakul lead the cast.
Summer Under the Stars: Orson Welles
TCM, beginning at 6am
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The creative innovation that actor/writer/director George Orson Welles brought to cinema will be on full display during today’s 13-film Summer Under the Stars lineup dedicated to the auteur’s varied appearances in front of and behind the camera (often both). Of course, the lineup includes Welles’ first film, which happens to be his masterpiece — the iconic 1941 drama Citizen Kane, which usually finds itself at or near the top of “Greatest Movies Ever Made” lists. Welles received Best Actor and Best Director Oscar nominations, and shared an Oscar win with Herman J. Mankiewicz for their screenplay. Other highlights include Carol Reed’s famed 1949 film noir The Third Man, featuring Welles in a relatively brief but memorable role as Harry Lime alongside Joseph Cotten, his frequent collaborator from back in their Mercury Theatre days; The Lady From Shanghai (1948), another film noir, written, produced, directed by and starring Welles alongside his estranged wife, Rita Hayworth; Journey Into Fear (1943), a spy thriller led by Cotten, who cowrote the screenplay with Welles (who appears in a smaller role); and a couple of Welles’ Shakespeare adaptations: Othello (1952), with the writer/director also starring as the title character, and Chimes at Midnight (1965), led by writer/director Welles as Falstaff (the multitalented Welles also went ahead and designed the film’s costumes, for good measure).
SharkFest 2022 Continues
Nat Geo Wild, beginning at 5pm
Tonight’s SharkFest programming includes an enhanced edition of Shark Side of the Moon: Lunar Legends, which explores if the moon plays a role in the migration and life cycle of hammerhead sharks, as well as Great White vs. Tiger Shark, which looks into the secrets of these two dangerous predators; Jaws vs. Boats: Bigger Boat, a look at an apparent reported increase in clashes between great whites and other sharks, and boats; Sharks vs. the World, about the many creatures with which these predators find themselves at odds; and more.
Secret Celebrity Renovation: “Debbie Gibson”
Pop icon Debbie Gibson returns to Long Island, New York, to surprise her longtime friend and manager, Heather Moore, with a ranch-style home renovation in this new episode. Gibson’s time in Long Island becomes an emotional journey as she visits many of the people and places from her childhood that helped shape her into the person she is today.
The CW, 8pm
More unlucky campers will try to find the killer in Season 2 of this reality series. Thirteen of them navigate through new deadly twists and surprises while competing to expose the “killer” among them for a share of the $50,000 cash prize. Each night, one of them will be viciously dispatched by camp handyman Bruce, who is back with counselor Bobby Mair, along with a whole host of hilariously elaborate new murders.
Lies Beneath the Surface
In this world TV movie premiere, Hanna is kayaking by herself in a remote lake when she notices some suspicious activity at a nearby cabin, and she believes a woman and daughter staying there may be in danger. After the authorities find nothing unusual, she looks in on the family herself, and it sets off a deadly cat-and-mouse game of survival. Stars Lelia Symington and Michael Perl.
My Lottery Dream Home: “Second Chance Lottery”
After a close call with a motorcycle accident, a New York couple credits My Lottery Dream Home marathons as their motivation to get through rehabilitation. Now, David Bromstad is happy to help them find their own dream home in sunny St. Augustine, Florida.
César Millán: Better Human Better Dog: “Ten Years to Life” & “Dog Therapy”
Nat Geo, beginning at 9pm; episodes encore tomorrow, Aug. 6, on Nat Geo Wild, beginning at 10pm
In “Ten Years to Life,” César helps the Mayo family with their pit bull, Molly, who has been confined to the backyard for 10 years following an incident at a dog park, among other cases. Then, in “Dog Therapy,” the canine behavioral specialist sets out to help a pair of young, rambunctious dogs — a chocolate Lab and a golden retriever — and their overwhelmed pet parents, who have been pushed to the brink of a breakdown by the pandemic.
The Great American Recipe: “Family”
Celebrate family as the four remaining cooks prepare two dishes inspired by their friends and families. Whether it’s a neighbor’s lasagna or a dish passed down from Grandma, the judges are in for some heartfelt food.
As They Made Us
In this 2022 drama, a divorced mom (Dianna Agron, Glee) balances carving out a new life for herself with caring for her aging parents (Dustin Hoffman and Candice Bergen).
CMT Campfire Sessions
After a thrilling set at Nashville’s July 4th celebration in front of roughly 250,000, Old Dominion goes acoustic for this intimate summer concert series. (We bet “One Man Band” sounds even better.)
Antiques Roadshow Recut: “Desert Botanical Garden, Part 1”
Phenomenal Phoenix finds abound in this half-hour Recut, including a carved nephrite necklace, Neil Armstrong-signed Apollo 11 moon landing photos and 1993 Magic: The Gathering Beta cards, one of which is appraised for up to $100,000.
Summer Under the Stars: Audrey Hepburn
TCM, beginning at 6am
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Audrey Kathleen Ruston, eventually better known to movie fans worldwide as Audrey Hepburn, remains one of the most iconic female stars of the silver screen, thanks to her talent, charisma, elegant beauty and trendsetting fashion sense. So it’s no surprise that she returns to Turner Classic Movies’ annual Summer Under the Stars programming event. Throughout today’s lineup of 11 Hepburn films, you’ll see her range in everything from thrillers to dramas to romantic comedies. The day begins with one of her most famous movies, 1967’s suspenseful Wait Until Dark, which earned the star her fifth and final Best Actress Oscar nomination for her portrayal of a blind woman terrorized by criminals who believe a cache of heroin is hidden somewhere in her apartment. You’ll also see Hepburn in her first Oscar-nominated performance, which resulted in her only win, alongside Gregory Peck in the 1953 Best Picture Oscar-nominated romantic comedy Roman Holiday, looking as stylish as ever in her first starring role thanks to Oscar-winning costume designer Edith Head. Other highlights today include: The Nun’s Story, a 1959 drama featuring Hepburn’s third Oscar-nominated performance; Green Mansions (1959), a romantic adventure film directed by the star’s then-husband, Mel Ferrer; John Huston’s 1960 Western The Unforgiven; Two for the Road, a 1967 romantic comedy costarring Albert Finney; and more.
Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony
ESPN & NFL Network, 12pm Live
Players Tony Boselli, Cliff Branch, LeRoy Butler, Sam Mills, Richard Seymour and Bryant Young, coach Dick Vermeil, and official Art McNally are enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
FS1 & FOX, beginning at 2pm Live
The Miami Marlins are at the Chicago Cubs on FS1, followed by FOX’s regional broadcast with either the N.Y. Yankees at the St. Louis Cardinals or the Cincinnati Reds at the Milwaukee Brewers.
SharkFest 2022 Continues
Nat Geo Wild, beginning at 5pm
Tonight’s three-hour lineup of SharkFest programming features an enhanced edition of Phantom Sharks, a look at sharks’ evolutionary ability to change skin color; Backyard Bull Sharks, which explores how bull sharks may be expanding their range; and Jaws Invasion: The Truth Is Out There, in which experts analyze user-generated footage to get to the bottom of how and why sharks seem more willing than ever to meet us on our own turf by invading unexpected waters, from golf courses and swimming pools to lakes and backyard keys.
This international spy thriller that aired late last year on the Viaplay Nordic streaming service makes its exclusive U.S. linear premiere on Ovation beginning tonight. In the premiere episode, MI5 agent Beatrice Ogilvy (Lydia Leonard) and her boss meet an ex-KGB agent who warns them of an impending attack on the U.K. codenamed “Redback.” This plot is connected to Danish firm Rieper-Hansen, which is building a nuclear power station in Scotland. Victoria Carmen Sonne, Stephen Dillane and James D’Arcy also star.
The CW, 8pm
The ’80s-inspired horror whodunit returns, as contestants desperately try to earn money and uncover a fake killer at the same time.
Love in the Limelight
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Married couple Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega star as pen pals Summer and Nick. He is her teen crush and the former lead singer of popular boy band the Mendez Boyz. The two finally meet in person when Nick comes to town for a comeback concert. Their friendship has set the stage for romance, and Summer’s abuelita (Ivonne Coll) encourages her to follow her heart.
Writer-director Kenneth Branagh manages to create something both heartbreaking and heartwarming with this release from last year — his evocative, semiautobiographical tale of 1969 Belfast, Ireland, seen through the eyes of 9-year-old Buddy (Jude Hill). As political conflict upends and divides the city, Buddy’s parents (Jamie Dornan and Caitríona Balfe) and grandparents (Judi Dench and Ciarán Hinds) struggle with whether or not to leave.
A Dangerous Affair
This U.S. premiere film follows the steamy love affair between Amelie (Aubree Bouche), a Pilates instructor, and one of her handsome clients. The duo, however, find themselves dangerously intertwined after Amelie comes face-to-face with a masked woman following a murder. When it’s revealed that the killer has an erotic obsession with her lover, Amelie becomes a target.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s dramedy of infinite 1970s possibilities follows a California high schooler (Cooper Hoffman) who meets a somewhat aimless twentysomething (Alana Haim). Oddball joys follow, including nutty turns by Sean Penn and Bradley Cooper.
Steal This House: “Easy Livin’ Up North”
A woman wants to move closer to her family in beautiful Leland, Michigan, but skyrocketing vacation resort prices have put everything out of her budget. She’s relying on Cristy Lee to help her spend less time driving and more time having fun with her family.
Family or Fiancé
This emotional unscripted series hosted by relationship coach Tracy McMillan returns for a third season, following more engaged couples and their disapproving families as they try to get on the same page before walking down the aisle. The season premiere features Shanika and Justin, a young couple who are ready to wed; however, unresolved family issues have put the celebration on hold. While Shanika attempts to reconcile with her estranged brother, Toney, information about her past, and a shocking story about a prior pregnancy and a baby that disappeared, causes Justin and his family great concern.