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Tokyo Olympics, Charmed Exit, Ted Lasso and More

Tokyo Olympics

On TV this Friday: The CW says goodbye to one of the Charmed Ones, Ted Lasso is back on the pitch, and the Summer Olympics commence in Tokyo. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    The Last Letter From Your Lover

    In the time-hopping film, a journalist finds a trove of love letters from 1965 and sets out to uncover a mysterious affair… all while embarking on a new romance of her own; Felicity Jones and Shailene Woodley star.

  • Netflix
    Masters of the Universe: Revelation

    Series premiere: Kevin Smith’s revival picks up with the war for Eternia — and a final battle between He-Man and Skeletor. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    The Movies That Made Us

    Season 2 premiere: The latest batch of episodes offer comprehensive looks at Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, Pretty Woman and Forrest Gump.

  • NatGeo
    Playing With Sharks

    This documentary charts the life of underwater filmmaker and shark researcher Valerie Taylor.

  • Apple TV+

    When their initial flings end in regret, Melissa and Josh go with a new plan. (Watch Cecily Strong/Aaron Tveit/Dove Cameron Q&A.)

  • Disney+

    The Dwayne Johnson-EP’d docu profiles veteran stuntman Eddie Braun, who aims to recreate Evel Knievel’s infamous Snake River Canyon rocket jump.

  • Apple TV+
    Ted Lasso

    Season 2 premiere: AFC Richmond brings in a psychologist (new series regular Sarah Niles) to help the team overcome an unprecedented seven-game tie streak. (Read review, watch trailer.)

  • NBC

    The Opening Ceremony airs live from Tokyo (and not to worry, rebroadcasts at 7:30 pm!); a three-hour preview show airs at 1 pm. (View full schedule.)

  • The CW

    Season 3 finale: An encounter with the Whispering Evil leaves Macy (departing cast member Madeleine Mantock) on the brink of death.

  • The CW

    Fallon turns to Blake for help; Anders confronts Alexis; Sam and Culhane partnership hits a road block (or two). (Get CW fall premiere dates.)