Fireworks, ‘The Defiant Ones,’ ‘Snowfall,’ a whole bunch of classic movies and everything else you should watch on TV this week rather than go out in the heat


Conan marathon: Good things in life: Crushing your enemies. Seeing them driven before you. Hearing the lamentations of their women. 7 p.m., Sundance

Game of Thrones marathon: Seasons 5 & 6 Midnight-7 p.m., HBO2

Star Trek Voyager marathon: You know, if old Star Trek is your thing. 5 a.m. – 11 p.m., BBCA


Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular: WHEEE! EXPLOSIONS 7 p.m., NBC

National Lampoon’s Vacation marathon: What’s more American than Chevy Chase tormenting his family? 11 a.m., AMC

Jaws: Maybe a shark tormenting a Long Island beach town? 7:41, Starz Encore Classics

Reservoir Dogs: Or Michael Madsen tormenting a cop while “Stuck in the Middle with You” jangles in the background? 6:18, Starz Encore Suspense


The Real Housewives of New York: Yeah, I don’t have a description for this episode. Ladies argue about nonsense, have too much money. 8 p.m., Bravo

Snowfall: John Singleton’s new series about the crack epidemic. Fun! Series premiere. 9 p.m., FX

Idiocracy: The most important movie of our times. 6:33 p.m., Starz Encore

The Carmichael Show: A family secret is revealed via Facebook message. Seems accurate. 8 p.m., NBC


Mosquito: A whole documentary about how awful these little fuckers are, as if we need to be reminded. 8 p.m., Discovery

National Lampoon’s Animal House & Old School: It’s a fratathon! 9:45 p.m., MoreMax


The Karate Kid marathon: Wax on, wa … oh, you know the rest. 6 p.m., AMC

Paranormal Activity marathon: BOO! 2 p.m., FXM

Three Kings: This underappreciated little gem of a movie is strikingly prescient. 7:15 p.m., MoMax


Tour de Pharmacy: Andy Samberg’s sports spoofamentary stars everyone. See for yourself! 9 p.m., HBO

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping: And if you just need so much more Samberg, you can start the evening with this trifle of a comedy. 7 p.m., HBO


The Defiant Ones: Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s relationship is detailed in this four-part documentary. 8 p.m., HBO

Fear the Walking Dead: Season finale. 8 p.m., AMC

Candy Crush: This is where we are, America. 8 p.m., CBS

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