On TV this Thursday: Coroner tackles COVID-19, Marlon Wayans returns to stand-up comedy and Dylan McDermott stages his American Horror Story comeback. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
American Horror Stories Finale, Coroner Returns and More
American Horror Stories
Season 1 finale: Dr. Ben Harmon (Dylan McDermott) and Adelaide “Addie” Langdon (Jamie Brewer) return to Murder House. (Watch AHS: Double Feature trailer.)
Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground
The new documentary honors Henry Hampton’s Eyes on the Prize, and presents “a mystical and lyrical reimagining of the past, present, and future.”
Season 2 premiere (all eight episodes): Ainsley, Harry, Liz, Heather and Ben find themselves on the hunt for a new home. (What else is streaming in August?)
The Good Fight
In Season 5’s penultimate episode, Liz and Diane must convince David Lee and the Dubai overlords to accept the new name partner, Allegra Jurado.
Marlon Wayans: You Know What It Is
The actor/writer/producer uses his latest stand-up special to explore his greatest fears, as well as the bad decisions that tore his family apart.
Sweet Life: Los Angeles
Series premiere (first three episodes): From EP Issa Rae (Insecure) comes an unscripted look at “what it means to be young, Black, ambitious, and in constant pursuit of one’s dreams.” (Watch trailer.)
Ultra City Smiths
Season 1 finale: Mills rises to action as a darkness looms over Ultra City. (Not yet renewed.)
Season 4 finale: Three teams of BFFs put their friendships on the line as they take on the Queen B. (Not yet renewed… but MasterChef is!)
Two nominees face eviction, and a new Head of Household is crowned. (Print Fall TV Calendar.)
Two episodes: Uniformed officers come down with a case of the “Blue Flu”; Jake and Amy juggle work and home life; Rosa receives a new houseguest.
Season 3 premiere: In the wake of COVID-19, Jenny investigates the death of a care worker whose body is found in their car. (Watch trailer.)
When her boss steals her ideas, Zoey debates whether to speak up and risk her internship, or sit silently. (Read Episode 6 post mortem.)