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Seth Rogen Gets Pickled, Animated Star Trek Comedy, Doom Patrol Finale and More

An American Pickle

On TV this Thursday: HBO Max doubles up on Seth Rogen, Doom Patrol wraps its sophomore run and the Star Trek franchise explores the Lower Decks. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • HBO Max
    An American Pickle

    Original movie premiere: Seth Rogen plays both computer coder Ben and his great-grandfather Herschel, who immigrated to America in 1920 and fell into a vat of pickles, brining him for 100 years before he reemerges in present-day Brooklyn. (Watch trailer.)

  • HBO Max
    Doom Patrol

    Season 2 finale: The team must confront their childhood imaginary friends before they take on The Candlemaker and save the world. (Not yet renewed.)

  • HBO Max
    Esme & Roy

    Season 2B premiere: The monster-sitters return for a new set of adventures. (Not yet renewed.)

  • Peacock
    Hitmen

    Stateside premiere (all six episodes): Former Great British Bake Off presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins team for this UK comedy about assassins whose antics stand in the way of each job; Sian Clifford (Fleabag) co-stars.

  • HBO Max
    The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo

    Season 1 finale: Guests include Jason Sudeikis and Ciara. (Not yet renewed.)

  • HBO Max
    On the Trail: Inside the 2020 Primaries

    The CNN-produced documentary follows a team of female journalists as they report on the upcoming presidential election.

  • Netflix
    The Rain

    Final season premiere: Simone and Rasmus are at odds about how to save humanity.

  • CBS All Access
    Star Trek: Lower Decks

    Series premiere: This animated comedy hails from Rick and Morty scribe Mike McMahan and focuses on the low-level support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships. (Watch trailer.)

  • truTV
    Tacoma FD

    Ike’s mean twin brother Mike asks for a life-changing favor; Granny learns about his Jewish heritage; the crew takes DNA tests. (Hear the good news?)

  • ABC
    To Tell the Truth

    Celeb panelists include Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio), Taran Killam (Single Parents), Kristen Schaal (Last Man on Earth) and Michael Strahan.