‘The Bachelorette,’ ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7,’ The ‘West Wing’ reunion and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week




One Day at a Time: One Day at a Time — more like one network at a time. (That was terrible, and I am sorry.) The reboot of One Day at a Time first debuted on Netflix only to move over to Pop TV, and now will debut on network TV to fill some time until CBS’s actual shows can premiere sometime next month. It’s as good a time as any to check out this critical darling. Premiere (sorta). 8 p.m., CBS

Last Looks: Dakota Fanning narrates this new true-crime series which looks specifically at crimes that took place within the fashion industry. Series premiere. Quibi


The Bachelorette: Aaaaaand 7 months later here we are with one of the most anticipated and most controversial seasons ever. Don’t get too attached to Bachelorette Clare is all I’m saying. Season premiere. Send box wine. 7 p.m., ABC

Evil Eye: The other two Blumhouse horror movies drop: In Evil Eye, a mother worries that her daughter’s new boyfriend is the reincarnation of the man who tried to kill her decades before. Premiere. Amazon

Nocturne: And in this film, a music student begins to outshine her twin sister when she finds the notebook of a recently deceased classmate. MUSIC BE SPOOKY. Premiere. Amazon

The Cabin with Bret Kreischer: Comedian Bret Kreischer goes out to the woods with his celebrity friends and does cabin stuff. Series premiere. Netflix


The Amazing Race: TV is so weird this year. The Amazing Race was supposed to premiere last summer, but, like The Bachelorette, that had to be scrapped. So enjoy the new season now — it’s the most foreign travel any of us will be doing for a while. Season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

The Real Housewives of Orange County: The ladies are shocked by Elizabeth’s unconventional relationship in the season premiere. 8 p.m., Bravo

The Con: This new documentary series is about people who get taken in by cons. Series premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards: Music prizes. 7 p.m., NBC


NOT! The Presidential Debate: So. This was supposed to be the date of the second Presidential debate but then President Contagious got the Rona and so the Commission of Presidential Debates announced this debate would be virtual but then President SCREAMY said he wouldn’t attend a virtual debate so then Joe Biden said “Fine, I’ll use the time to do a townhall all by myself,” and that’s where we are. 8 p.m., ABC

The West Wing: The cast of the most unrealistic show to ever air on television reunite to do a staged reading of a previous episode to benefit the When We All Vote organization. Premiere. HBO Max

Social Distance: This new anthology series explores the ways people try to remain connected in socially distanced times. Series premiere. Netflix

Freedia Got a Gun: Bounce superstar Big Freedia takes on the gun violence epidemic that took the lives of her younger brother and cousin in this new documentary. Peacock

The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special: The muppets of Sesame Street tackle racism and teach young people how to stand up for equality in this new special. HBO Max

The Mortuary Collection: Five terrifying tales are shared by an eccentric mortician in this new horror film. Shudder

A Babysitter’s Guide to Fighting Monsters: A team of babysitters set out to rescue one of their charges who has been kidnapped by the Boogeyman in this new kids’ horror movie. Netflix

Star Trek: Discovery: Season premiere. CBS All Access


The Trial of the Chicago 7: An all-star cast, including Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen, Daniel Flaherty, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Alex Sharp, Jeremy Strong, and Eddie Redmayne star in this film about the seven anti-Vietnam War protestors who were charged with conspiracy and the intention of starting riots. Premiere. Netflix

Helstrom: The son and daughter of a notorious serial killer track down bad guys in this new Marvel series. Series premiere. Hulu

What the Constitution Means to Me: An adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-nominated play in which author Heidi Schreck discusses the beauty and pitfalls of our founding document. Premiere. Amazon

The Perfect Weapon: A look into cyberwarfare and cyber spying. Premiere. 7 p.m., HBO

Bad Hombres: This documentary follows the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos, the only bi-national professional baseball team. Premiere. 8 p.m., Showtime

Shark Tank: Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC


Saturday Night Live: Issa Rae hosts with musical guest Justin Bieber. 10:30 p.m., NBC

David Byrne’s American Utopia: Spike Lee directed this version of David Byrne’s critically-acclaimed Broadway show. 7 p.m., HBO

Ghost Nation: Steve, Jason and Tango are back to poke around in haunted places. Season premiere. 8 p.m., Travel


Lovecraft Country: “Full Circle” is the name of the season finale, so make of that what you will. 8 p.m., HBO

The Vow: GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL, “VANGUARD.” Series finale. 9 p.m., HBO

Supermarket Sweep: Leslie Jones hosts this reboot of the classic game show. Series premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

America’s Funniest Home Videos: Season premiere. 6 p.m., ABC

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Season premiere. 8 p.m., ABC

Card Sharks: Season premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

One thought on “‘The Bachelorette,’ ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7,’ The ‘West Wing’ reunion and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week

  1. Lovecraft Country has been so damn good. This last episode had my anxiety at like a 10 for a whole hour. They’re doing the thing where I have no idea how we’re going to wrap this up in an hour

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