On TV this Thursday: A.P. Bio and What We Do in the Shadows return with new seasons, grown-ish goes on break and Drag Race crowns a new All Stars champ. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
A.P. Bio and What We Do in the Shadows Return, Drag Race Winner, Q-Force in Action and More
Adventure Time: Distant Lands
In the last installment, titled “Wizard City,” it’s the first day of Wiz Arts for Pep and he’s already making friends — sort of. (New spinoff ordered!)
Afterlife of the Party
Victoria Justice headlines this feature-length comedy about a social butterfly who dies in a freak accident and must right her wrongs to earn angel wings.
Season 4 premiere (all eight episodes): No less than a tornado warning and the arrival of Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead) as “Mr. Mr. Griffin” are on tap. (Watch trailer.)
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): From exec producers Mike Schur (The Good Place) and Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) comes a ‘toon about the first-ever team of openly LGBTQ superspies; the voice ensemble includes Hayes, Gary Cole (NCIS), David Harbour (Stranger Things), Laurie Metcalf (The Conners) and Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws). (Watch trailer.)
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars
Season 6 finale: Eureka, Ginger Minj, Kylie Sonique Love and Ra’Jah O’Hara face off in their final challenge; a winner is finally crowned. (Who will/should win?)
Sweet Life: Los Angeles
Season 1 finale (last three episodes): Ty confronts a defensive Jerrold, as conflicts threaten to tear the crew apart . (Reunion special follows next Thursday.)
Season 4 premiere (all six episodes): The trolls come together to hold their first election for Secretary of Skate and start a community garden.
Two episodes: Following a trip to the Boyle family farm, the squad assembles to work an “important, high-stakes case.” (Is Jake resigning from the force?)
CMA Summer Jam
Three hours: Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Mickey Guyton, Miranda Lambert, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Lainey Wilson and Dwight Yoakam perform.
Midseason finale: Zoey takes career advice from Luca, making Aaron uncomfortable; Vivek helps Nomi and Ana get their minds off the LSATs. (Return date TBA.)
Top Chef: Amateurs
Season 1 finale: A psychologist and a visual merchandiser work are assisted by Top Chef vets Isaac Toups and Stephanie Cmar.
What We Do in the Shadows
Season 3 premiere (two episodes): Guillermo’s fate hangs in the balance; an artifact helps Nandor woo a gym employee. (Watch trailer; already renewed!)
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