What to Watch Today

Juneteenth Specials, Animal Kingdom's End Begins, Four Finales, Endeavour Returns and More

  • Netflix
    Civil: Ben Crump

    Documentary premiere: Learn about the life and career of the civil rights attorney as he attempts to raise the value of Black life in America by taking on civil cases for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Andre Hill.

  • BET
    The Recipe: Juneteenth Celebration

    LeToya Luckett, Ray J, Trae the Truth, Masego, Slim Thug and Bun B get together for a Juneteenth celebration including soul food, BBQ and music.

  • Fox Soul
    Juneteenth Honors

    This inaugural music and awards show honors Omari Hardwick (Power), Rep. Joyce Beatty, and musicians Maxwell and Doug E. Fresh; TI, Rick Ross, Keri Hilson and Ledisi perform.

  • BounceTV
    The Trumpet Awards

    The 30th annual ceremony celebrates individuals who have risen to fight social injustice for Black Americans, including Courtney B. Vance (61st Street), producer Stan Lathan and Sen. Raphael Warnock.

  • Nickelodeon
    Young Dylan

    Season 3 premiere: Dylan and Rebecca disagree over the float parade for the annual Juneteenth commemoration. (A special Juneteenth edition of Nick News follows at 7:30 pm.)

  • Starz
    Becoming Elizabeth

    Time slot premiere: Protestant Edward and Catholic Mary find themselves at odds following Christmas at court and a controversial masque.

  • The CW
    The Black Pack: Excellence

    Taye Diggs, Ne-Yo and Eric Bellinger host this Juneteenth celebration that pays tribute to the legendary Sammy Davis Jr.; Jordan Sparks performs.

  • PBS
    Hotel Portofino

    Stateside premiere: In the aftermath of World War I, a young woman (Brassic‘s Claude Scott-Mitchell) arrives at an Italian hotel to consider a marriage with a suitor named Lucian (Pandora‘s Oliver Dench); Natasha McElhone (Californication) co-stars.

  • CNN
    Juneteenth: A Global Celebration for Freedom

    Black culture is celebrated in this concert special, which includes performances from Chaka Khan, Khalid, Earth, Wind & Fire and Billy Porter; former First Lady Michelle Obama appears.

  • Showtime
    I Love That for You

    Season 1 finale: Joanna faces the consequences of her big lie during the charity weekend. (Not yet renewed.)

  • TNT
    Animal Kingdom

    Final season premiere (two episodes): Gia brings a new job opportunity to the Codys’ doorstep, as Craig struggles with sobriety; then at 10 pm, J hunts down a new attorney, while Pope refuses to sell his vacant lot. (Watch trailer.)

  • Epix
    Billy the Kid

    Season 1 finale: Billy decides to change sides on the eve of the Lincoln County war; Murphy encourages Jesse to ramp up attacks on Mexican farmers who’ve signed up with Tunstall. (Not yet renewed.)

  • The CW
    Brandon Leake: A Family Affair

    Eight original spoken word poems are performed by the America’s Got Talent winner, as the hour-long special takes a closer look at the artist’s life.

  • PBS
    Endeavour

    Season 8 premiere: An explosive murder at an Oxford college in 1971 has far-reaching political ramifications.

  • Showtime
    The First Lady

    Limited series finale: Betty vows to help others with addiction problems; Franklin gifts Eleanor with the charter for the League of Nations; the Obamas prepare to leave the White House, vowing to continue to help make a difference in the world.

  • HBO
    The Time Traveler's Wife

    Season 1 finale: Henry and Clare’s wedding day approaches.

  • MSNBC
    The Culture Is: Black Women

    Joy Reid and Tiffany Cross host the first of a four-part series, interviewing Vice President Kamala Harris and engaging in conversations about what it means to be a Black woman in America; Ryan Michelle Bathé (First Wives Club) and Robin Thede (A Black Lady Sketch Show) appear.

  • Showtime
    Flatbush Misdemeanors

    Season 2 premiere: Dan works to clear his name so he can be reinstated as a teacher; Kevin ignores Dan’s calls.

  • Adult Swim
    Birdgirl

    Season 2 premiere (two episodes): Judy Ken Sebben continues balancing her work life with her duties as a superhero.