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Tokyo Olympics End, Godfather of Harlem and L Word Return, Blindspotting Finale and More

Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony

On TV this Sunday: Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard incite a Family Game Fight, The L Word: Generation Q returns for Season 2, and the Tokyo Olympics come to a close. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • NBC

    Afternoon coverage includes cycling finals, rhythmic gymnastics team final and gold medal matches in women’s handball, men’s water polo and women’s volleyball; then at 7 pm, take a look back at some of the Tokyo Games’ defining moments, before the closing ceremony kicks off at 8 pm. (View full schedule.)

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    The winner of Thursday’s endurance competition is revealed; the new Head of Household nominates two houseguests for eviction. (Who was booted last week?)

  • PBS
    In Their Own Words

    The story of Princess Diana’s heartaches and triumphs is told; talking heads include John Travolta, biographer Andrew Morton and several of the icon’s close friends.

  • Starz
    Power Book III: Raising Kanan

    A police raid takes out Raq’s competition, while “promises are broken, secrets are revealed and revenge is swift.” (Read Episode 3 recap.)

  • TNT
    Animal Kingdom

    Pamela presents the Codys with a risky proposition, as Deran and J continue vying for control of the family. (Read Episode 4 recap and post mortem.)

  • Starz

    Season 1 finale: Earl begins working at the ports, while Ashley brings the whole family to visit Miles. (Not yet renewed.)

  • EPIX
    Godfather of Harlem

    Midseason premiere: Chin Gigante learns a harsh truth about his daughter; Bumpy contemplates his life ahead of accepting a prestigious award.

  • Showtime

    The J.J. Abrams-EP’d docuseries revolves around a 2017 New York Times story that revealed the Pentagon’s secret UFO studies, and questions whether the U.S. government is hiding possible contact with extraterrestrials 👽

  • The CW
    Wellington Paranormal

    Season 1 finale: Minogue and O’Leary ward off a swarm of zombies. (When does FX’s What We Do in the Shadows return?)

  • HBO
    The White Lotus

    Rachel questions her future; Armond does damage control; Belinda tries to refocus Tanya’s attention on her business proposal. (Could there be a Season 2?)

  • Starz
    The Deceived

    Season 1 finale: As the truth about Roisin breaks, Ophelia tries to escape Knockdara.

  • Showtime
    The L Word: Generation Q

    Season 2 premiere: Sophie, Dani and Finley deal with the fallout from Sophie’s decision; Micah and Bette navigate some major changes. (Watch trailer.)

  • TBS
    Love Life

    In the HBO Max anthology’s cable debut, Darby Carter (Pitch Perfect‘s Anna Kendrick) finds a new love in Augie Jeong (Devs‘ Jin Ha) following her folks’ divorce.

  • NBC
    Family Game Fight

    Series premiere: Hosts/marrieds Kristen Bell (The Good Place) and Dax Shepard (Parenthood) play games with families that are competing to win $100,000. (Get first look; Episode 2 airs at its regular day and time, Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 9 pm.)

  • Adult Swim
    Tuca & Bertie

    Bertie wrestles with giving Tuca her space or fighting for their friendship. (Recently renewed!)