On TV this Thursday: Joe Biden addresses the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton chats with Stephen Colbert and Big Brother reveals its second evictee. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Biden Closes Out DNC, Hillary on Colbert, Big Brother and More
Series premiere (all 20 episodes): This ‘toon about prehistoric mushroom folk features voice work by Natasha Lyonne, Jennifer Coolidge and June Squibb.
Ha Comedy Festival: The Art of Comedy
Comedian Anjelah Johnson hosts this special featuring sets from Latinx performers Gina Brillon, David del Rosario, Carmen Lynch, Monique Marvez, Pedro Salinas, Jesus Trejo and Mark Viera, plus special appearances by Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria and Danny Trejo. (HBO Max also drops new solo specials from Rose Matafeo, Beth Stelling and James Veitch.)
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens
The documentary focuses on a rural electronics whiz who broadcasts radio signals into the stars in hopes of finding signs of alien civilizations.
Selena + Chef
Three episodes: Selena tackles roasted chicken with cilantro sauce and a tomato bruschetta appetizer, then attempts an ambitious vegetable buffet.
Stateside premiere (all 15 episodes): In this UK reality show, five couples press pause on their relationships to spend one summer living their best single lives. What could possibly go wrong?
Star Trek: Lower Decks
The crew must adjust to a new work protocol that eliminates “buffer time”; tensions escalate between Ensign Mariner and Commander Ransom.
As Nicole A. and David face eviction, a new HOH is crowned. (Relive Big Brother‘s most brutal blindsides ever!)
Democratic National Convention
Night 4 of 4 | Speakers include Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and primary challengers Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, former Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., and businessman Andrew Yang.
Things go off the rails at the Firefighter’s Ball, as Terry and Eddie duke it out in a stuck elevator and Ike deals with an inebriated Andy.
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Colbert dissects the final night of the DNC with former Secretary of State (and 2016 presidential nominee) Hillary Clinton.