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Summertime

STARZ | 9:27 pm
Originally inspired by a spoken-word showcase with high school performers from highly diverse backgrounds, Carlos Lopez Estrada's well-received 2020 comedy-drama presents a kaleidoscopic take on 25 young Los Angeles residents whose lives coincidentally intersect during the course of a sweltering hot day in Southern California. Among the featured characters are a frazzled fast-food worker, a pair of aspiring rap performers, a limo driver and a skating guitarist, among several others. The largely unknown cast includes Tyris Winter, Marquesha Babers, Maia Mayor, Austin Antoine and Bryce Banks. […]

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Abbott Elementary

ABC | 9:00 pm
In the new episode "Gifted Program," Janine (Quinta Brunson) persuades Ava (Janelle James) to start a program for exceptional students at the school, with Jacob (Chris Perfetti) leading it. When the program leads to less stellar students feeling left out, however, Gregory (Tyler James Williams) helps Janine come up with a solution. Meanwhile, Barbara (Sheryl Lee Ralph) tries to persuade a gun-shy Melissa (Lisa Ann Walter) to try dating again. […]

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I Am Jazz

TLC | 9:00 pm
In the Season 7 finale, "Not the Same Jazz," Jazz is off to Harvard, but before she leaves, she gets to observe a surgical procedure. Later, Jazz and Sander throw an engagement party for Neasa and Noah. Meanwhile, behind all the celebratory smiles, Jazz's family can't help remembering the last time she was leaving for college, but they can only hope this time will be different. […]

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Superman & Lois

CW | 8:00 pm
Sons Jonathan and Jordan (Jordan Elsass, Alex Garfin) become increasingly concerned as Clark's (Tyler Hoechlin) painful visions continue, while Lois and Chrissy (Elizabeth Tulloch, Sofia Sofia Hasmik) embark on a mission to find Lois' sister Lucy (guest star Jenna Dewan) in the new episode "The Inverse Method." Elsewhere, Lana, Kyle and Sarah (Emmanuelle Chriqui, Erik Valdez, Inde Navarrette) discuss Sarah' upcoming quinceanera over a family breakfast, while Natalie and her father (Tayler Buck, Wole Parks) share their own moment of bonding. Dylan Walsh also stars. […]

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The Real Housewives of New Jersey

BRAVO | 8:00 pm
New friend Traci Johnson joins familiar Housewives Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Margaret Josephs, Dolores Catania, Jackie Goldscheider and Jennifer Aydin as this long-running reality series opens Season 12. After years of marital turmoil, a resilient Teresa is pondering moving in with boyfriend Luis and blending their families. Elsewhere, Margaret is dealing with some guilt after revealing an Aydin family secret, causing pain to Jennifer. Meanwhile, Jackie finally is forced to confront her eating disorder. […]

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NBA Basketball

TNT | 7:30 pm
A peach of a doubleheader is on tap tonight on TNT, which tips things off in Milwaukee, where Giannis Antetokounmpo and the defending NBA champion Bucks play host to Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards. Then in the nightcap, it's a clash of NBA Finals hopefuls as Devin Booker and the Pacific-leading Phoenix Suns defend home hardwood from Kevin Durant and the Atlantic-leading Brooklyn Nets. […]

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Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power

STARZ | 8:00 pm
Filmmaker Abby Ginzberg profiles U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee of California in this powerful 2020 documentary, which chronicles how Lee rose from humble roots as a single mother raising two sons on food stamps to become a clarion voice for human rights, peace and equality. Among those offering their perspectives are Sen. Cory Booker, the late Rep. John Lewis, Representatives Ayanna Pressley and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, commentator Van Jones, actor Danny Glover and author Alice Walker. […]