What to Watch Today

Sunday Night Football Kickoff, Julie and the Phantoms' Debut, Holey Moley Finale and More

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On TV this Thursday: Netflix’s Julie and the Phantoms take to the stage, ABC’s Holey Moley drains its sophomore run and Sunday Night Football kicks off (on a night other than Sunday, yes, we know). Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    The Babysitter: Killer Queen

    The movie sequel picks up two years later, as high schooler Cole (Judah Lewis) once again comes up against the forces of evil; Robbie Amell (Upload), Bella Thorne (OnlyFans), Jenna Ortega (YOU), Leslie Bibb (Popular) and Ken Marino (Black Monday) co-star.

  • Peacock
    Black Boys

    Two-time Super Bowl champ Malcolm Jenkins exec-produced this documentary that celebrates the full humanity of Black men and boys in America, focusing on stories of education, sports and criminal justice.

  • Netflix
    Julie and the Phantoms

    Series premiere (all nine episodes): A teen rediscovers her passion for music with the help of three ghostly guys. (Watch trailer.)

  • HBO Max
    Raised by Wolves

    As Father teaches the children how to hunt Kepler-22b’s mysterious creatures for food, conflict arises between Marcus and Mithraic leader Ambrose.

  • Peacock
    The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

    From exec producer/MSNBC host Joy Reid comes this documentary about the week in 1968 that entertainer/civil rights activist Harry Belafonte subbed for Johnny Carson.

  • HBO Max

    This Greg Berlanti-EP’d film tells the story of a pregnant teen (Five Feet Apart‘s Haley Lu Richardson) who embarks on a road trip with her ex-BFF (Euphoria‘s Barbie Ferreira). Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), Mary McCormack (The Kids Are Alright) and Breckin Meyer (Franklin and/or Bash) co-star.

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    Two nominees whom we shan’t spoil face eviction, and a new Head of Household is crowned. (Is BB22 a Summer TV Winner… or Loser?)

  • ABC
    Holey Moley

    Season 2 finale: After 12 champs face off on four of the toughest holes, a winner is awarded $250,000. (A special revisiting the best and worst moments from Seasons 1 and 2 follows at 9 pm.)

  • NBC
    Sunday Night Football

    Season 34 premiere (special night): The Super Bowl-winning Kansas City Chiefs host the Houston Texans, live from Arrowhead Stadium. (Football Night in America airs at 7.)

  • CBS
    Love Island

    Carol and the gang parody Kung Fu, with Harvey Korman as the Chinese Master. (CBS doesn’t provide Love Island teasers, so we’re running a random MeTV synopsis each night.)

  • Bravo
    The Real Housewives of New York City

    The first in-person reunion since the COVID-19 pandemic finds Dorinda, Leah, Luann, Ramona, Sonja and Tinsley at a safe, six-foot distance from each other. (Who’s leaving Beverly Hills?)

  • ABC
    Shark Attack: The Paige Winter Story With Robin Roberts

    The hour-long special focuses on a teenage shark attack victim whose life changed in an instant — and the 12 months that followed that fateful day.