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Tuesday, Sept. 10: ‘American Experience’ Revisits the Hatfields and McCoys Famous Feud

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Tuesday, Sept. 10

American Experience: “The Feud”
PBS, 9pm

Discover the real story behind the most famous family conflict in American history — the bloody backwoods battle between Appalachian clans the Hatfields and McCoys. This new film goes beyond the myth to show how the feud was ignited.

Pandora: “It Ain’t Me Babe”
The CW, 8pm

Trapped on an alien world, Jax (Priscilla Quintana), Xander (Oliver Dench) and Ralen (Ben Radcliffe) are stranded with no way home. They must band together to survive, but divided loyalties threaten to destroy them from within. And Jax will ultimately be forced to decide her allegiances if they make it through the long night.

America’s Got Talent: “Semifinals 2”
NBC, 8pm Live

Semifinalists perform live at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Intervention: “The Heroin Hub: The Final Chapter”
A&E, 9pm
Season Finale!

EJ’s lies and deceptions cause a rift in his family, as some continue to enable him while others hold a firm bottom line. Interventionist Ken Seeley intervenes on EJ, who must finally decide if he is ready to accept help and go to treatment. Janine, Nicole, Bill, Alana, Amanda and EJ give final updates about their recoveries and hopes for the future.

The Real Housewives of Orange County: “Family Affair”
Bravo, 9pm

Emily is threatened by Gina’s growing friendship with Shannon. Tamra and Shannon coach Vicki on how to deal with Kelly on their upcoming trip to Arizona. Kelly deals with family issues, as her brother JR encourages her to fix her estranged relationships with her mom and younger brother. Gina is frustrated by Emily’s repeated efforts to convince her to join the Vegas trip.

First Responders Live
FOX, 9pm
Season Finale!

The first season of the Dick Wolf-produced series that follows police officers, firefighters and EMTs as they respond to emergency calls around the country comes to a close tonight.

Mr. Mercedes
AT&T Audience Network, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Season 3 of the thriller, based on Stephen King’s Bill Hodges trilogy, follows the story contained in the second book, Finders Keepers. When a beloved local author is found murdered, Hodges (Brendan Gleeson), Holly (Justine Lupe) and Jerome (Jharrel Jerome) — along with local police — must track down his killer and recover the dead writer’s valuable and unpublished manuscripts, stolen at the time of his death.

Bring the Funny: “The Finale”
NBC, 10pm

The remaining finalists give it their all in one final performance to impress the judges and America, who will ultimately decide who wins the $250,000 grand prize and becomes the first ever winner of Bring the Funny, crowned in next week’s finale.

Frontline: “Flint’s Deadly Water”
PBS, 10pm

Two years in the making, this Frontline investigation uncovers the roots and extent of a deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak during the Flint water crisis, and how officials failed to stop it.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

The Fixers
BYUtv, 8pm
New Series!

In each episode, a team of experienced builders heads to a remote location and, using their skills and the strength of the local community, tackles a life-changing project. From bringing electricity to an impoverished orphanage to providing a reliable source of fresh water to a community, these four “fixers” — Kirin Stone, Courtney Dober, Nick Apostolides and Ariel Myren — make astonishing transformations and lasting change to the places they visit.

Bulletproof
The CW, 8pm
Season Finale!

Arjana (Lashana Lynch) accuses Carmel (Caroline Goodall) of corruption as the full story about Ronald Pike Sr.’s (Clarke Peters) shady past is uncovered. Ray (guest star Vinzenz Kiefer) manages to escape, prompting a deadly shootout, but who is his paymaster and why did he want Pike Sr. dead?

America’s Got Talent: “Live Results 5”
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 also features a surprise guest performance.

Animal Babies: First Year on Earth: “New Frontiers”
PBS, 8pm
Series Finale!

Join the baby animals as they near the end of their first year of life. It’s time for these young ones to branch off from the comfort of their mothers and learn to explore the great unknown on their own.

The Real Housewives of Dallas: “Roasted and Toasted”
Bravo, 9pm

In the aftermath of the “Friendtervention,” LeeAnne and D’Andra meet up to discuss their differences one-on-one. Brandi continues to struggle with her brooding daughter. D’Andra turns 50 and throws herself a rip roaring “roast” party. But when LeeAnne shows up, D’Andra worries she might just get burned.

Random Acts
BYUtv, 9pm
Season Premiere!

This hidden-camera show highlights the altruistic nature of human beings by featuring real people who are the recipients of random acts of kindness.

NFL: The Grind
EPIX, 9pm
New Series!

This new series offers the final word on the week in football, as well as an up-close and personal look at life in the NFL — on and off the field — across the endurance test that is the NFL season. In addition to a weekly deep dive into the games, each episode will feature original field pieces that will give fans an inside look behind the grind, documenting never-before-told stories of NFL players, coaches and more as they navigate the season.

BH90210
FOX, 9pm
Season Finale!

The hilarious series, where Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green and Tori Spelling play heightened versions of themselves as they attempt to stage a reboot of the 1990s teen drama Beverly Hills, 90210, ends its first season after six very meta episodes.

In the Shadow of the Towers: Stuyvesant High on 9/11
HBO, 9pm

This documentary tells the stories of eight students who were just starting their school day at Stuyvesant High School when the Twin Towers — located only a few blocks away — were attacked on Sept. 11, 2001.

9/11: Inside Air Force One
History, 9pm

This two-hour documentary special remembers the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, by taking viewers aboard Air Force One and into the cockpits, command centers and underground bunkers across the country on one of the most challenging, confusing and terrifying days in American history. Interviews with President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and more are featured.

Songland: “OneRepublic”
NBC, 9pm
Season Finale!

Ryan Tedder moves into the guest recording artist spot when his band, OneRepublic, comes to the show to hear unknown songwriters pitch their original material to be the band’s next hit song. Special guest Jason Evigan, an accomplished writer/producer and hitmaker behind Maroon 5’s No. 1 song “Girls Like You,” joins Ester Dean and Shane McAnally to help creatively adapt the songs to perfectly fit the style of OneRepublic. One song is chosen to be recorded by OneRepublic and released for a global audience.

Mountain Monsters: “The Silver Giant of Boone County”
Travel Channel, 9pm

The AIMS team goes after a massive bear creature known as the Silver Giant. This behemoth is said to stand on its hind legs at over 10 feet tall and has a silver streak running down its back. Due to his love of anything bear-related, Wild Bill decides to step up his game and mimic Jeff as the team researcher.

Making Good
BYUtv, 9:30pm
New Series!

Host Kirby Heyborne loves helping people and eagerly volunteers for organizations regardless of the circumstances, his background or his experience. In each episode, he channels enthusiasm to learn about new ways to make a difference, getting his hands dirty working side-by-side with founders of charities and nonprofits who are touching lives across the United States.

Hollywood Game Night: “Kiss Me in Lamorne-ing”
NBC, 10pm

Celebrity cast Lamorne Morris, Sara Foster and Lil Rel team up to challenge Mike Colter, Erin Foster and Thomas Middleditch in party games like Song Sung Wrong and Block This Way in hopes of helping a contestant win the $25,000 grand prize.

Magical Land of Oz: “Human”
PBS, 10pm
Series Finale!

Learn about Australia’s mesmerizing wildlife and how it has adapted to survive in the human environment, including a flamboyant dancing peacock spider in a suburban garden.

9/11: Control the Skies
National Geographic, 11pm

This one-hour documentary tells the story of the unsung team of Canadian air traffic controllers who, in the midst of one of the greatest air disasters in history, worked together to successfully land the 204 flights that were en route to the U.S. and Canada when the 9/11 attacks occurred.

Thursday, Sept. 12

ABC News Democratic Candidates Debate
ABC, 8pm Live

The top 10 Democratic frontrunners face off in a three-hour debate about current issues.

The Outpost: “The Only Way”
The CW, 8pm

Talon (Jessica Green) and Zed (guest star Reece Ritchie) unlock a power that Talon distrusts. The Mistress (guest star Robyn Malcolm) plots an unlikely path to victory as a deadly assassin is on the loose at the Outpost. Naya (guest star Amita Suman) faces her old master, with startling consequences.

NFL Football: Tampa Bay at Carolina
NFL Network, 8:20pm Live

NFC South foes clash at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., as Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football.

Mixtape
AXS TV, 8:30pm
New Series!
This star-studded classic rock series puts the spotlight on a different music icon each week as they sit down to discuss their favorite songs of all time and share their own personal mixtape playlists. The series kicks off with Foreigner founder, songwriter and guitarist Mick Jones sharing priceless anecdotes.

Mr Inbetween
FX, 10pm
Season Premiere!
Juggling a relationship, parental responsibilities, friendships and a sick brother while earning a living would be difficult for anyone, but it’s particularly difficult when you’re a criminal for hire. Scott Ryan returns as Ray Shoesmith in Season 2 of this darkly funny series.

This Close
SundanceTV, 12am (late-night)
Season Premiere!

In Season 2, Kate (Shoshannah Stern) and Michael (Josh Feldman) are determined to reboot their friendship. But what’s that they say about best-laid plans? Kate’s past returns to haunt her in surprising ways as she finds her voice at work. Michael tries to walk the straight and narrow path, but everyone sees the truth except for him.

Friday, Sept. 13

Undone
Amazon Prime Video
New Series!

After Alma Winograd-Diaz (Rosa Salazar) suffers a near-fatal accident, she starts having visions of her late father, Jacob (Bob Odenkirk). He encourages her to tap into a mysterious and previously undiscovered ability to travel through space and time with the hopes of preventing his untimely death.

Unbelievable
Netflix
New Series!

This new drama is inspired by real-life events. When teenager Marie Adler (Kaitlyn Dever) files a police report claiming she’s been sexually assaulted by an intruder in her home, the investigating detectives, as well as the people closest to her, come to doubt the truth of her story. Meanwhile, hundreds of miles away, detectives Grace Rasmussen and Karen Duvall (Toni Collette and Merritt Wever) meet while investigating an eerily similar pair of intruder rapes, and they partner to catch a potential serial rapist.

“Friday the 13th” Marathon
AMC, 10am

Witness the unstoppable horror of Jason Vorhees in this all-day marathon featuring Friday the 13th (1980), Friday the 13th Part 2, Friday the 13th Part III, Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter and Friday the 13th (2009).

College Football
ESPN, beginning at 6pm Live

Friday night college football on ESPN has North Carolina at Wake Forest, followed by a matchup of Cougars as Washington State takes on Houston in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium in Houston.

EA Sports Madden NFL 20 Classic
The CW, 8pm

The largest tournament in Madden NFL Championship Series history takes place in Arlington, Texas, as players from around the world gather for three days of intense competition. With 500 competitors vying for the championship, the competition heats up as the players battle it out for the title belt and their share of the $190,000 prize pool.

Reef Break
ABC, 9pm
Season Finale!
Cat Chambers (Poppy Montgomery) is on the run and fearing for her life and freedom. Hearts are broken and futures are uncertain as Cat faces her toughest case yet — to clear her own name.

Peaking
The CW, 9pm
New Series!
Each episode of this docuseries, presented in conjunction with Red Bull, shows an unfiltered and intimate portrait of an extreme sports athlete, told in his or her own words and experienced from his or her perspective, during the 72-hour period immediately before, during and after a landmark event in their career.

American Masters/VOCES: “Raul Julia: The World’s a Stage”
PBS, 9pm

Discover the life and career of Raul Julia, the award-winning actor and humanitarian known for versatile roles from Shakespearean plays to The Addams Family. This is a joint presentation of VOCES and American Masters.

Murder in the Bayou
Showtime, 9pm
New Docuseries!

Showtime’s first true-crime docuseries uncovers the secrets of a troubled town and investigates a series of unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered between 2005 and 2009 in drainage canals and on desolate back roads in and around the rural town of Jennings, La.

Killjoys: “Terraformance Anxiety”
Syfy, 10pm

The Lady’s terraforming plans are becoming a reality as the Killjoy trio scramble to find a way of defeating her.

Room 104
HBO, 11pm
Season Premiere!

Season 3 of the anthology series from Jay and Mark Duplass returns with 12 episodes, each telling a unique story of the characters who pass through a single room of a typical American chain motel. Season 3 includes tales of a man searching for a cure to his chronic skin condition, the caretaker of an exotic animal looking to make a sale and estranged siblings reuniting to make an investment.

Saturday, Sept. 14

College Football
ABC, CBS, ESPN, FOX, FS1 & NBC, beginning at 12pm Live

Top college football games on the Saturday schedule are Pittsburgh at Penn State (ABC), Ohio State at Indiana (FOX), New Mexico at Notre Dame (NBC), Alabama at South Carolina (CBS), Iowa at Iowa State (FS1), Arizona State at Michigan State (FOX), Florida at Kentucky (ESPN), Clemson at Syracuse (ABC), Oklahoma at UCLA (FOX) and Texas Tech at Arizona (ESPN).

The Cheerleader Escort
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!
College freshman Cassie (Alexandra Beaton) is thrilled when she earns a spot on the cheerleading squad. When she meets Terry (Damon Runyan), the charismatic president of the alumni association, she finds herself falling for the older man. But all is not as it seems, and Cassie learns that members of the team moonlight as escorts for rich alumni, and that the man she’s falling in love with is part of that group.

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