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Tell Me a Story on CW, Socially Distant AGT and More

Tell Me a Story CW Premiere

On TV this Tuesday: The Dirty Jobs crew reaches the end of its Rowe’d Trip, America’s Got Talent makes its annual Judge Cuts and Tell Me a Story makes its linear debut. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Last Chance U

    Final season premiere (all eight episodes): The series looks at the junior college football program at Laney College in Oakland, Calif. (Spinoff ahead!)

  • Hulu

    Stateside premiere (all six episodes): A former boyband star (The Handmaid’s Tale‘s O-T Fagbenle) tries to make a comeback to win back his famous ex-girlfriend; Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Organized Crime) co-stars. (Read preview.)

  • NBC
    America's Got Talent

    Simon, Heidi, Howie and Sofia convene, six feet apart, to reveal which 10 acts have been chosen to perform remotely; five will automatically advance.

  • ABC
    Regis Philbin: The Morning Maestro

    The 20/20 special features Philbin’s final television interview (with Jimmy Kimmel in March), as well as interviews with his co-hosts through the years and a tour of the Bronx where he grew up.

  • ABC
    20/20: American Catastrophe - How Did We Get Here?

    This hour-long special investigates why the U.S. was unprepared for COVID-19 and how our government missed the warning signs.

  • Discovery
    Dirty Jobs: Rowe'd Trip

    Limited series finale: Mike and the crew drive in search of a cold beer, and reminisce about classic jobs from the show’s history.

  • OWN

    Lady Mae is forced to reveal a family secret upon seeing an old foe; Grace and Darius uncover the truth about Bob Whitmore and Edenvale Lending.

  • HBO
    Stockton on My Mind

    This documentary chronicles the story of Michael D. Tubbs Jr., who at age 26 became the youngest and first African American mayor of Stockton, Calif.

  • The CW
    Tell Me a Story

    Network premiere: From EP Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries) comes this recently cancelled CBS All Access thriller that puts a modern twist on classic fairy tales; Paul Wesley (TVD), James Wolk (Zoo), Danielle Campbell (The Originals) and Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) star in Season 1. (Watch 2018 Comic-Con Q&A; read recap.)

  • NBC
    World of Dance

    The Duels conclude with J.Lo, Derek Hough, NE-YO and guest judge tWitch, before the Semi-Finals get underway on Aug. 4. (View NBC’s fall lineup.)