What to Watch Tonight

Greatest Hits Finale, Olympics Preview, Sex&Drugs and More


On TV this Thursday: Ariana Grande and Celine Dion help close out Greatest Hits, Bob Costas previews the Rio Summer Olympics and a new ampersand talent is discovered on Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Fox
    Home Free

    Season 2 finale (2 hours): The final two contestants compete to win the dream home for their personal heroes. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    Rio Olympics Preview Special

    Bob Costas introduces viewers to the host city and chronicles the journeys of Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Karri Walsh Jennings and Usain Bolt.

  • ABC
    BattleBots

    YouTube personality Michael Stevens (aka Vsauce) serves as guest judge when 16 teams continue to battle in hopes of reaching the championship.

  • The CW
    DC's Legends of Tomorrow

    Repeat to Revisit: Jonah Hex assists Rip and his fellow time-travelers when they hide out in the Old West. (Who’s bringing the Legion of Doom to Season 2?)

  • ABC
    Greatest Hits

    Season 1 finale (2 hours): Celine Dion, Adam Lambert, Nelly, En Vogue, John Legend, New Edition, Richard Mark, Colin Hay, Sheryl Crow, Smash Mouth, Hunter Hayes and Flo Rida perform live from the Microsoft Theatre. Plus, a Whitney Houston tribute by Ariana Grande. (Not yet renewed.)

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    “Another house guest is evicted.” Exciting stuff! (More exciting? Season 19 is coming this fall… to CBS All Access.)

  • USA Network
    Queen of the South

    Teresa is tasked with a potentially deadly midnight mission; Brenda puts her crew in danger.

  • BBC America
    Ripper Street

    Drake and Special Branch investigate the murder of an Indian-born lawman.

  • CBS
    Code Black

    Repeat to Revisit: In the series premiere, Dr. Leanne Rorish leads a crop of first-year residents through their first night in the ER — some of whom will have disappeared by Season 2!

  • FX
    Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

    Johnny discovers a new talent when the band meets an enthusiastic young fan; Rehab and Bam notice a different side of Campbell.