On TV this Tuesday: HBO chronicles the lives of Showbiz Kids, America’s Got Talent wraps auditions and Dirty John closes the book on the Betty Broderick Story. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
Showbiz Kids Docu, Dirty John Finale, AGT and More
The Business of Drugs
Docuseries premiere: A former CIA officer investigates the economics of six illicit substances to show how drugs lead people into deadly behaviors.
America's Got Talent
Auditions conclude with with Simon, Howie and Sofia. (View NBC’s fall lineup.)
Wild Bill and his crew face the full wrath of the bomb cyclone; a member of the Summer Bay crew suffers a snapped tendon; Josh pursues a costly venture.
Dirty Jobs: Rowe'd Trip
While en route to explore a cave, Mike and the crew reminisce about jobs that had them slithering their way into tight spaces.
Grace’s investigation into Edenvale Lending uncovers a key informant; Charity puts her future within the church at risk; Bishop takes matters into his own hands. (Fall behind? Read Episode 3 recap.)
Documentary premiere: Filmmaker Alex Winter (Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure) and fellow child stars — including Henry Thomas (E.T.), Mara Wilson (Mrs. Doubtfire), Todd Bridges (Diff’rent Strokes), Milla Jovovich (The Night Train To Kathmandu), Evan Rachel Wood (Thirteen), Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World), Wil Wheaton (Stand by Me), Diana Serra Cary (Baby Peggy) and the late Cameron Boyce (Jessie) — highlight their shared experiences as young actors.
Season 2 finale: The empathy of complete strangers allows Betty to temporarily avoid facing what she has done. (Not yet renewed.)
Hot Ones: The Game Show
Summer premiere: Two teams of best friends enter the Pepperdome for a chance to win $25,000.
What Would You Do?
A young baseball player is pressured by his coach to stay in the closet; openly gay Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon reflects on his own experiences.
World of Dance
The Duels resume with J.Lo, Derek Hough, NE-YO and guest judge tWitch. (SYTYCD season scrapped!)