On TV this Friday: Burden of Truth takes on its final case, Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt set sail with Jungle Cruise, and Outer Banks returns for Season 2. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Burden of Truth and Outer Banks Return, Demi Lovato Talk Show, Jungle Cruise Sets Sail and More
Midseason finale: When Owen receives a job offer, the family toys with the idea of living in Connecticut. (New episodes of Home Before Dark, Physical, Schmigadoon! and Ted Lasso are also out today.)
The Demi Lovato Show
The short-form talker originally intended for Quibi (remember Quibi?) welcomes guests Jameela Jamil, Lucy Hale and transgender beauty icon Nikita Dragun to discuss police reform, feminism, trans rights, sex positivity, mental health… and UFOs.
The Grand Tour: Lochdown
Scotland-bound Clarkson, Hammond and May stir up trouble in luxury American cars.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
Season 2 finale: Ricky reevaluates a party crasher; Gina speaks her truth; Nini makes a life-changing call. (New episodes of Mysterious Benedict Society and Star Wars: The Bad Batch are also streaming today.)
Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt play a wisecracking skipper and an intrepid researcher in this action-adventure inspired by the Disney ride. Hope they got paid!
Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): John B attempts to avoid capture as he zeroes in on the gold, while his friends face life without him. (Watch trailer.)
Watch the Sound With Mark Ronson
In the six-part docuseries, the Grammy winner explores the intersection of technology and musical innovation with Paul McCartney, DJ Premier, Charli XCX, Dave Grohl and and Questlove.
Primetime highlights include Track & Field (Women’s 400m Hurdles Round 1), Beach Volleyball (Women’s Qualifying Round and Swimming Finals (including Women’s 200m Backstroke and 800m Freestyle, Men’s 100m Butterfly, and Mixed 4×100 Medley).
A lake cabin may be haunted… or the owner may be faking; a horror novelist seeks inspiration; Melanie Scrofano (Wynonna Earp) guest-stars.
Back on the Record With Bob Costas
Series premiere: Costas interviews Charles Barkley and Aly Reisman; Bomani Jones leads a roundtable discussion with David Cone and Renee Montgomery.
🧼 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🧼
On July 30, 1984, the soap opera Santa Barbara premiered on NBC, where it ran for eight-and-a-half years.