‘Woke,’ NFL Football, ‘Coastal Elites,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week.


The Bachelor — The Greatest Seasons Ever!: There is a strong argument that Juan Pablo was the Worst Bachelor Ever. The season finale of The Bachelor — GOAT is here to remind us why. ES OK. Season finale. 7 p.m., ABC

American Ninja Warrior: Season 12 premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Devil’s Road: The True Story of Ed and Lorraine Warren: You know that paranormal investigating couple in The Conjuring movies? They were real people, and this documentary explores their most famous investigations. 8 p.m., Travel

Pool Boy Nightmare: The Jerry Falwell Jr. Story. I’M SORRY, IT WAS JUST TOO EASY. 7 p.m., Lifetime


Biography: I Want My MTV: History of the cable network that changed everything — until it became just another cable channel. 8 p.m., A&E

Frontline: A look at children growing up in poverty in this country, and the struggles their families face, particularly during this Goddamned pandemic. 8 p.m., PBS

The Rachel Maddow Show: Rachel interviews Michael Cohen. GET THE POPCORN. 8 p.m., MSNBC


Woke: A cartoonist on the verge of breaking big has a moment of clarity, and everything changes in this new comedy series. Hulu

Inspire Change: Queen Latifah hosts this look at our current social justice movement through the voices of professional sports players, beginning with Colin Kaepernick’s protest movement through this upcoming NFL season. 8 p.m., NBC

The Social Dilemma: A look at the dangers of social media. Netflix

Get Organized with the Home Edit: LABEL EVERYTHING. Netflix

Cuties: This French film has received attention for all the wrong reasons thanks to a misguided Netflix promotional campaign. It has actually received strong reviews as an intelligent coming-of-age drama that captures the difficulties of being a middle-schooler. Netflix

L.A.’s Finest: The second season begins — or you can wait for when it debuts on NBC later this fall. Spectrum


Sunday Night Football: Oh, so we are doing this? Huh. OK. Texans at Chiefs it is, then. 6 p.m., NBC

Shark Attack: The Paige Winter Story with Robin Roberts: Robin Roberts followed a North Carolina teen’s journey of rehabilitation following a shark attack for a year for this special. 9 p.m., ABC

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show: For one week in 1968, Harry Belafonte filled in for Johnny Carson on the popular late-night talk show and turned the show into a political and multicultural platform that featured interviews with Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy. This documentary explores this remarkable moment in television history. Peacock

The Babysitter: Killer Queen: A sequel to The Babysitter. It looks pretty wild. Netflix

Unpregnant: Two teens go on a road trip to acquire an abortion when one ends up unexpectedly pregnant in this new comedy. YES, AN ABORTION COMEDY, GO AHEAD AND CLUTCH THOSE PEARLS. HBO Max


9/11: Remembered: The Day We Came Together: A look back to the 2014 opening of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, back when we had a real President who actually cared about people. 7 p.m., ABC

The Duchess: Katherine Ryan stars as a single mom — and chaos agent — juggling her complicated life in this new comedy. Series premiere. Netflix

Rocky marathon: YO! ADRIAN! 2 p.m., VH1


Coastal Elites: Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson, and Issa Rae star in this long primal scream against President Trump and everything that has gone to hell in this country.  7 p.m., HBO

48 Hours: 33rd season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

Final Destination: A fact about this movie I did not know until recently: it was originally written to be an episode of The X-Files 9:15 p.m., IFC


Our Cartoon President: In the season premiere, the GOP considers dropping Trump as their nominee. IF ONLY.  7:30 p.m., Showtime

The Masked Singer: It’s not the premiere episode, just a first-look at the upcoming season, but hey, that’s something, right? 7 p.m., Fox

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