What to Watch Today

DNC Gets Underway, Amy Schumer Cooks Again and More

Michelle Obama at 2016 DNC

On TV this Monday: Michelle Obama speaks on Night 1 of the Democratic National Convention, Amy Schumer gets back in the kitchen and I May Destroy You revisits the scene of the crime. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

    NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Four games: Matchups include Columbus vs. Tampa Bay (at 3 pm); Arizona vs. Colorado (at 5:30 pm); Carolina vs. Boston (at 8 pm); Vancouver vs. St. Louis (at 10:30 pm).

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    Democratic National Convention

    Night 1 of 4 | CNN, C-SPAN, MSNBC and PBS will have coverage when the event begins; ABC, CBS, Fox News and NBC join in-progress at 10 pm; speakers include Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Rep. Bennie Thompson, Rep. Gwen Moore, former Gov. John Kasich, Sen. Doug Jones, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former First Lady Michelle Obama.

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    Canada's Drag Race

    The franchise’s iconic celebrity impersonation game show, Snatch Game, arrives in the Great White North.

  • HBO
    I May Destroy You

    Arabella’s obsession with a fellow young author leads to unexpected progress on her own book; Kwame tries to make amends with a former flame; Terry joins Arabella in staking out the bar where she was spiked.

  • The CW
    Penn & Teller: Fool Us

    Featured magicians include Eric Leclerc, Dev Sherman, Conan Liu and Rubén Vilagrand.

  • TBS
    American Dad

    Hayley takes off her headband and morphs into a businesswoman; Stan plans to throw a party.

  • Food Network
    Amy Schumer Learns to Cook

    Season 2 premiere (one hour): Chris teaches Amy how to make some of her favorite frozen foods from scratch, including pigs in a blanket, pot stickers and potato skins, as Amy gets started on a piña colada.

  • Comedy Central
    The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

    TDS expands to five nights for its DNC coverage, subtitled “Electing America’s First Black President’s Friend.” (Noah will also air five nights the week of the RNC, beginning Aug. 24.)

  • CBS
    The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

    Colbert begins a week of live shows with former national security advisor Susan Rice and musical guest Sheryl Crow. (View DNC Week guest roster.)