ALSO SEE: NFL 2019 TV Schedule
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Tuesday, Sept. 3
The Sons of Anarchy spinoff is back for Season 2 with the premiere episode “Xbalanque,” in which the Reyes family is divided and the M.C. uncovers an internal leak.
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Tennis: US Open: Quarterfinals
ESPN, 12pm Live
ESPN has live coverage of US Open men’s and women’s quarterfinal matches at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y.
Pandora: “Under the Red Sky”
The CW, 8pm
When Xander (Oliver Dench) enlists Jax (Priscilla Quintana) on a dangerous mission in which she must rekindle a relationship with an old flame, Xander must confront his own feelings for Jax and question if all orders are meant to be obeyed.
America’s Got Talent: “Semifinals 1”
NBC, 8pm Live
Semifinalists perform live at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles for a chance to win $1 million and be named the most talented act in America.
The Real Housewives of Orange County: “Liar, Liar, Friendships on Fire”
The day trip to Beverly Hills continues, and Shannon surprises the group with tourist clothes and a double decker bus ride through Hollywood. Tamra confronts Braunwyn about going behind her back and secretly communicating with her enemies. Gina misses a court appearance and a warrant is issued for her arrest.
Piers Morgan’s Life Stories: “Burt Reynolds”
REELZ Channel, 9pm
In one of his most in-depth interviews before his death in 2018, legendary actor Burt Reynolds sat down with TV host Piers Morgan for a one-on-one interview, making its U.S. premiere here. Reynolds talks about being the biggest box office draw in the 1970s and ’80s, and also opens up about his personal life and relationships.
Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Oakland Raiders
The 14th season of the Sports Emmy-winning docuseries concludes tonight.
Bring the Funny: “The Semi-Final Showcase 2”
The remaining winners from the Comedy Clash round move on to face off in the final Semi-Final Showcase. In this round, the last group of six of the 12 remaining acts perform, but the judges will only be able to select two acts to move onto the finale and be one step closer to winning the $250,000 grand prize. Additionally, America will choose one eliminated semifinalist to return to the competition and perform in the finale.
Debuting in a new time slot, Season 4 begins with the Greenleafs attempting to maintain a united front in the face of losing Calvary to Bob Whitmore (Beau Bridges) and Harmony & Hope Ministries, but secrets past and present create what could be fatal fractures in the family’s fragile foundation.
Wednesday, Sept. 4
“Dog the Bounty Hunter” Marathon
WGN America, 9am
Before tonight’s series premiere of Dog’s Most Wanted, catch a daylong marathon of Dog the Bounty Hunter, the original, action-packed series starring Dog and Beth Chapman, their families and their team of bounty hunters.
MasterChef: “London Calling — Pt. 1”
The top six chef-testants head across the pond and are split into two teams where they have 45 minutes to cook and serve their appetizers and another 45 minutes to cook and serve their entrees. The meal takes place at Gordon Ramsay’s flagship restaurant — Restaurant Gordon Ramsay — and the hungry guests include members of his family.
America’s Got Talent: “Live Results 4”
NBC, 8pm Live
Only five of the previous night’s performers will move on to the finals. Tonight, viewers will have one last chance to send their favorite performer to the next round. The episode will also feature a surprise guest performance.
Animal Babies: The First Year on Earth: “Testing Limits”
Learn about the new challenges baby animals face once they can get around on their own. Every day brings new experiences, from searching for food to surviving in harsh environments and bonding with family members.
The Real Housewives of Dallas: “Of Friends and Frenemies”
As her big day inches closer, LeeAnne is overwhelmed by the planning of her wedding. D’Andra is thrown a curveball when she discovers the family business, which she finally inherited, isn’t doing as well as she thought. Meanwhile, Brandi has her hands full with baby Bruin, but it’s her eldest daughter Brooklyn who is challenging her most.
BH90210: “Picture’s Up”
When the first day of filming is halted amid a threat, the cast makes a list of their potential enemies and sets their eyes on a former costar who may be holding a grudge. Jason’s (Jason Priestley) insensitivity while directing causes the ladies to become frustrated, and Tori (Tori Spelling) stresses over an upcoming sex scene with Brian (Brian Austin Green).
Songland: “Charlie Puth”
Global superstar Charlie Puth stops by to hear unknown songwriters pitch their original material. Three of the most successful and sought-after writer/producers in music, Ryan Tedder, Ester Dean and Shane McAnally, produce the songwriters to creatively adapt their songs to perfectly fit Puth’s style.
Joan Rivers: Behind Closed Doors
REELZ Channel, 9pm
Journalist Natalie Morales hosts this look at showbiz pioneer Joan Rivers and her 55-year career. The special offers an intimate look at the tough, relentless woman who broke or ignored the prevailing rules of the entertainment industry, and hit rock bottom more than once but rose to greater heights every time.
Mountain Monsters: “The Secret of the Blue House”
Travel Channel, 9pm
After making several shocking discoveries in the cornfields of Jackson County, the AIMS team continues its search for the truth surrounding the legendary Waya Woman. At the heart of this mystery sits an old, abandoned blue house with a terrifying history.
Dog’s Most Wanted
WGN America, 9pm
“Dog” Chapman and his team of bounty hunters, dubbed “The Dirty Dozen,” embark on a cross-country manhunt to find and bring to justice a curated list of fugitives. Also joining the action is Dog’s wife Beth, who, despite a terminal cancer diagnosis, wants to help her family fight against lawlessness one last time.
Magical Land of Oz: “Ocean”
Explore Australia’s magical coasts and islands, where three oceans create the perfect environment for whales, giant cuttlefish and sharks.
Thursday, Sept. 5
Tennis: US Open: Women’s Semifinals
ESPN, 7pm Live
The US Open women’s singles semifinal matches take place tonight at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y.
The Outpost: “There Will Be a Reckoning”
The CW, 8pm
As the Outpost is besieged, its most wanted prisoner plans an escape. Talon (Jessica Green) and Zed (guest star Reece Ritchie) unearth an enemy from Talon’s childhood. Milus (guest star Jarren Dalmeda) leaves the Outpost bitterly disappointed.
NFL Football: Green Bay at Chicago
NBC, 8:15pm Live
The NFL celebrates its 100th season with this regular-season kickoff game featuring two of the league’s most storied franchises. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers take on Khalil Mack and the NFC North division rival Bears at Chicago’s Soldier Field.
Mountain Men: “Seize the Day”
In Montana, Tom Oar caps off his season by building an authentic Native American bull boat worth thousands of dollars. In Alaska, Morgan Beasley struggles to move a ton of greenhouse supplies through miles of dense forest. In North Carolina, Eustace Conway and Raleigh Avery race to fill a rush order for lumber. And in the Ozarks, Jason Hawk and his son, Kai, head back underground searching for more iron ore.
Activate: The Global Citizen Movement
National Geographic, 10pm
Each episode of this six-part docuseries delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of, and efforts to eradicate, extreme poverty, as seen in the work of the Global Citizen movement, whose celebrity activists include Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Usher, Common, Rachel Brosnahan and more.
Friday, Sept. 6
DC Comics’ first live-action series for its streaming service returns, with new cast members Esai Morales as supervillain Slade Wilson (a.k.a. the assassin Deathstroke) and Drew Van Acker as the hero Aqualad.
Tennis: US Open: Men’s Semifinals
ESPN, 4pm Live
The US Open men’s singles semifinal matches take place today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y.
VICE News Tonight
HBO’s first ever daily news magazine comes to a close tonight, though the series will be picked up by the Viceland network.
Live From Lincoln Center: “ODYSSEY: The Chamber Music Society in Greece”
Breathtaking natural beauty and exquisite music-making share the focus in the new 90-minute episode “ODYSSEY Chamber Music Society in Greece,” which takes the virtuoso musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to the country that often is cited as the birthplace of the classical ideal. The group performs works that embody the essence of classical music, including Felix Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20, in such iconic Greek settings as the First Ancient Theatre of Larissa and the historic Church of the Taxiarchon in Pelion.
The UnXplained: “Incredible Survivors”
In the season finale, host William Shatner and his team of scientists, historians, engineers and researchers look into stories that defy the limits of human survival: plane crashes, subzero temperatures and superhuman feats performed while people are in danger.
This new docuseries brings viewers into the world of four couples undergoing weekly therapy. Dr. Orna Guralnik deftly guides the couples through the minefield of honest confrontation with each other and with themselves, revealing the real-life struggles — and extraordinary breakthroughs — typically hidden behind closed doors.
Killjoys: “Don’t Stop Beweaving”
Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen) and Zeph (Kelly McCormack) embark on a sisterly road trip to a dangerous cult on Leith to find the key to The Lady’s destruction.
Good Talk With Anthony Jeselnik
Comedy Central, 11pm
In this six-episode interview series, host Anthony Jeselnik, formerly of Comedy Central’s The Jeselnik Offensive, talks with his comedian friends Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Kumail Nanjiani, Tig Notaro, Kristen Schaal and David Spade.
Saturday, Sept. 7
Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy
Discovery Family Channel, 9am
The animated series returns in a new time slot with four back-to-back episodes.
ABC, ESPN, FOX & FS1, beginning at 12pm Live
Week 2 of the college football season features Army at Michigan (FOX), Cincinnati at Ohio State (ABC), Nebraska at Colorado (FOX), Texas A&M at Clemson (ABC), BYU at Tennessee (ESPN), LSU at Texas (ABC), Buffalo at Penn State (FOX) and California at Washington (FS1).
Tennis: US Open: Women’s Final
ESPN, 4pm Live
The US Open women’s singles champion is crowned today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y.
Major League Baseball
FS1, beginning at 4pm Live
FS1 airs a doubleheader of divisional rivalry games as the N.Y. Yankees are at the Boston Red Sox and the Philadelphia Phillies are at the N.Y. Mets.
WOW: Women of Wrestling
AXS TV, 8pm
The 24-episode second season of the all-female wrestling league finds the hit promotion back with a vengeance. The premiere finds The Beast, Jungle Grrrl and Havok lining up to challenge WOW world champion Tessa Blanchard. A Triple Threat Number One Contender Match will decide who wrestles Blanchard for the title.
Identity Theft of a Cheerleader
During her senior year of high school, Vicky (Maiara Walsh) dropped out of school. Now 31, Vicky is at rock bottom. Desperate and miserable, she decides to steal the identity of a high school cheerleader and redo her final year.
Patrick Swayze: Ghosts & Demons
REELZ Channel, 9pm
In this two-hour special, follow beloved actor Patrick Swayze’s rise to fame in hit movies such as Dirty Dancing and Ghost, and delve into his private world of pain, fear and self-sabotage hidden behind his public face.