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Thursday, Aug. 18
60 Days In
An explosive second season is in store as eight new innocent participants, all with an interest in the criminal justice system, go undercover at Indiana’s Clark County Jail for a deeper dive into the drugs, violence and internal corruption exposed during Season 1. This season, we meet the wife of Season 1 participant Zac, along with a former corrections officer, a mother with an incarcerated child, a bounty hunter, a criminal justice student and a young lawyer. Each participant’s background will help give Sheriff Jamey Noel more feedback to improve the facility.
The Other Guys
Will Ferrell re-teams with director Adam McKay (Anchorman, Talladega Nights) for this action-packed comedy about a pair of mismatched New York City detectives who seize an opportunity to grab the spotlight — just like the city’s top cops whom they idolize — when a seemingly dull case turns out to be a massive financial conspiracy. Mark Wahlberg and Eva Mendes also star.
NBC, 8pm Live
Primetime Rio Olympics coverage on NBC includes gold medal finals in track and field. Plus, Oregon native and Rio favorite Ashton Eaton attempts to become only the third man to win back-to-back Olympic decathlon titles; Jamaica’s Usain Bolt sprints for a third consecutive gold in the men’s 200m final against Americans Justin Gatlin and LaShawn Merritt; and reigning world champion Joe Kovacs of the U.S. headlines the field in the men’s shot put final. Plus, the gold medal final in men’s beach volleyball (live ET/CT) and the women’s 10m platform final in diving.
AXS TV Concerts Hosted by Mark Cuban: “Village People”
AXS TV, 9pm
The fan-favorite disco sextet performs in tonight’s episode.
My Last Days
The CW, 9pm
The inspiring docuseries, created and hosted by Jane the Virgin star Justin Baldoni, continues with more stories of greatness from people who have decided that although they may be dying, they’re ready to live. Baldoni explains, “I’m proud to share these stories that remind people that each and every one of us has the power to choose happiness and to make a difference — regardless of the hand we’ve been dealt.”
Queen of the South: “Coge Todo lo Que Puede Llevar”
USA Network, 10pm
Teresa races to save a witness in the recent heist. With renewed confidence, Camila assures her partners that she’s back in business and vows to be done with Epifanio once and for all.
Friday, Aug. 19
NASCAR Xfinity Series: Food City 300
USA Network, 7:30pm Live
Daniel Suarez, Elliott Sadler, Ty Dillon, Erik Jones and Brendan Gaughan are among the top Xfinity Series drivers looking to survive the hard-nosed, short-track racing at Tennessee’s Bristol Motor Speedway tonight.
2016 Rio Olympic Games
NBC, 8pm Live
In the last race of Usain Bolt’s legendary Olympic career, the world’s fastest man anchors Jamaica against Justin Gatlin and Team USA in the men’s 4x100m relay, among other highlights tonight.
My Last Days
The CW, 9pm
In the finale of the three-night event that celebrates the extraordinary achievements of people who refuse to let their terminal illnesses define them, two more heroes show us how they’re making the most of the time they have left.
Bring It: “Hoop Dreams Drama”
Coach D takes her game to the next level and enlists her husband to help with an ambitious basketball-themed creative routine. Will it be a slam-dunk or will these dancers double dribble? In the viewing room, Tamala calls a foul on inappropriate behavior, forcing the DDP to go to therapy to tame their courtside behavior.
Killjoys: “Full Metal Monk”
Clues from Khlyen’s Red 17 transmission lead Dutch, D’avin and Alvis to an old research facility on Arkyn, while Johnny and Pawter try to rally outside support in the impending war for Westerly.
Major League Baseball: N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Angels
FS1, 10pm Live
The N.Y. Yankees visit the L.A. Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim for the first game of a three-game series.
Tying in with NBC’s coverage of the Rio Olympic Games, this special standalone episode, according to executive producer Justin Spitzer, “takes place in the world of the show at some point last season before the walkout.” So don’t be surprised that Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) is still pregnant, and that the group hasn’t had the big union discussion yet. What you will see: A Cloud 9 Olympics promotion gives Amy (America Ferrera) the chance to meet her childhood hero, gold medal-winning gymnast Missy Jones (special guest star Cecily Strong of Saturday Night Live), who proves to be a little too inspirational. Meanwhile, storewide “Olympic fever” causes Glenn (Mark McKinney) to have some difficulty balancing his extreme patriotism, makes Jonah (Ben Feldman) learn a secret about Mateo’s (Nico Santos) past and has Dina (Lauren Ash) striving to create a “closing ceremony” her colleagues will never forget. The episode features special appearances by Olympic gold medalists Apolo Anton Ohno, Tara Lipinski and McKayla Maroney.
Saturday, Aug. 20
Rio Olympics: Women’s Golf, Final Round
Golf Channel, 6:30am Live
Olympic medals are awarded to the top three players following today’s final round of the Rio Games’ women’s golf tournament.
Major League Baseball: N.Y. Mets at San Francisco
FS1, 4pm Live
The N.Y. Mets take on the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of a four-game series at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
Rush Hour: “Familee Ties”
When the Quantou gang orchestrates a meeting of rival Los Angeles gang lords, Carter (Justin Hires) and Lee (Jon Foo) must infiltrate it to find Lee’s sister Kim (Jessika Van) and save her from going further with the Quantou in the series finale “Familee Ties.”
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
The smartest guy in the room is the dog! Mr. Peabody has done it all, including adopting his human son Sherman. But when Sherman messes with Mr. Peabody’s latest invention, the WABAC machine, history will never be the same. Features the voices of Ty Burrell, Max Charles and Ariel Winter.
Boy in the Attic
A teenage girl and her mom inherit an old house, unaware that a boy has been living in the attic for months. When the girl discovers the boy, the teens fall in love and she agrees to keep his secret from her mom. But it’s not the only thing he’s hiding. Her new love has been falsely accused of murder, forcing her to decide just how far she’ll go to protect him.
2016 Rio Olympic Games
NBC, 8pm Live
The last full session of track and field features Allyson Felix attempting to lead the U.S. to a sixth straight Olympic gold in the women’s 4x400m relay, and LaShawn Merritt and Team USA seeking to restore supremacy in the men’s 4x400m relay after a surprise loss to the Bahamas in 2012. Other coverage tonight includes American David Boudia defending his gold in the men’s 10m platform diving final, the women’s volleyball final and more.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race
NBCSN, 8pm Live
The steeply banked, .533-mile short track at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee provides a 500-lap endurance test for Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards, Joey Logano, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and other top Sprint Cup stars tonight.
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
A widowed suburban mom (Rachael Leigh Cook) takes an internship in the fast-paced tech world of millionaire “app-trepreneurs.” She discovers that although life seems to be a lot more digital, love needs to be a lot more real.