What to Watch Today

Burden of Truth and Outer Banks Return, Demi Lovato Talk Show, Jungle Cruise Sets Sail and More

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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.

  • Apple TV+
    Central Park

    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.)

  • Roku
    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.

  • Amazon Prime
    The Grand Tour: Lochdown

    Scotland-bound Clarkson, Hammond and May stir up trouble in luxury American cars.

  • Disney+
    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.)

  • Disney+ (with Premier Access)
    Jungle Cruise

    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!

  • Netflix
    Outer Banks

    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.)

  • Amazon Prime
    The Pursuit of Love

    Set in Europe between the two World Wars, the three-part mini follows two cousins (Pam & Tommy‘s Lily James and Into the Badlands‘ Emily Beecham), on the hunt for the ideal husband. (Watch trailer.)

  • Apple TV+
    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.

  • The CW
    Burden of Truth

    Final season premiere: New mom Joanna takes on the case of a local farmer whose land is standing in the way of a major mining development. (Read preview, watch trailerDynasty follows at 9.)

  • NBC
    Olympics

    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).

  • Syfy
    SurrealEstate

    A lake cabin may be haunted… or the owner may be faking; a horror novelist seeks inspiration; Melanie Scrofano (Wynonna Earp) guest-stars.

  • HBO
    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.


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