Between networks, cables and streaming, the landscape of modern television is vast. Here are some of the shows, specials and movies that will be aired on TV from July 4th to 10th this week. Details and times are subject to change.
Macy’s Independence Day Fireworks Festival 8 pm at NBC. “Today” show anchors Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer are back again to host the 46th edition of the annual fireworks display. Viewers can see the explosion of color and sound in the front row against the backdrop of New York City’s summer skyline. Lin-Manuel Miranda, music performance by Pitbull, Broadway show “Moulin Rouge! Musical” and other special guests.Angkor presentation continues at 10 pm
American Outdoors with Baratund Thurston 9 pm on PBS (check local list). In the premiere episode of this six-part outdoor adventure show, writer and comedian Baratund Thurston explores California’s Death Valley, with ultramarathon runners and the Timbisha Shoshone tribe running in the heat. “This show is about disappointing,” Black Thurston said in a recent interview with The New York Times. When Thurston heard someone mentioning it outdoors, he explained, “I’m thinking of a white man with a beard, I’ve just conquered something, and I’m staring into the distance.” Did. “And we spent time with such people, but also with the original people here. It’s great to be able to interview people from three different indigenous countries. It was a privilege. “At 10 pm, PBS will premiere another disappointing travel program. Great Muslim American Road Trip, Rapper Mona Hydal and her husband Sebastian Robins are both Muslims, driving along Route 66 to explore the history of American Muslims dating back to the 1800s. In a recent column, Times television critic Mike Hale listed the series as one of the 27 shows to watch this summer.
OSCAR MICHEAUX: Black Fill Macking Superhero (2021) 8 pm of TCM. Directed by Francesco Zippel, this documentary presents the life and work of Oscar Micheaux, a pioneer in the black film industry. In a series of New York Times obituaries dedicated to an African-American figure that the paper first overlooked, Monica Drake said Monica Drake was clearly feeling the vibrancy that Mishaw “provided a whole new way of telling a story.” Made me want to absorb. ” About 40 films written, directed and produced by Michaux from 1919 to 1948 “further exacerbated the excitement of black characters doing things that were unthinkable on the screen at the time.” I did. The documentary is followed by one of Michaux’s films at 10 pm. Symbol of not being conquered (1920), a silent film in which a black heir fights the Ku Klux Klan to save her land.
2022 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE DRAFT — Round 1 ESPN at 7pm. The NHL Draft will be held in Montreal on July 7-8 this year. In a three-hour special presentation of the annual meeting to select the rights of ice hockey players available to all franchise teams, the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery winner Montreal Canadiens first chose the whole, then New Jersey Devils. And Arizona Coyote.
Ancient aliens 9 pm on the history channel. One of the longest-running shows on the history channel, “Ancient Aliens,” theorizes that extraterrestrials have visited Earth for millions of years. In the Friday night episode, show host Giorgio Tsou Karos looks back at some of the buildings the series has visited around the world. In his mind, it is a structure that provides evidence of extraterrestrial contact. In 2018, on a Times mission, Stephen Kurtz went to meet show fans at AlienCon, a three-day gathering for “Ancient Aliens” followers, and “500 years of acceptance” just two hours after the meeting. The history and science that was lost had already been abandoned. “
Great American recipe 9 pm on PBS (check local list). At this reality competition show, home cooks from different parts of the United States will showcase their specialty dishes and compete to win a national search for “Great American Recipes.” In the episode “Tell Love”, which airs on Friday, the remaining eight cooks share comfortable dishes inspired by their loved ones, from their first date meals to family favorites that are passed down from generation to generation. increase.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) 8 pm of TCM. This classic crime film directed by Arthur Penn dramatizes the history of real-life bank robbers Clyde Burrow (Warren Beatty) and Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway), including shootings and robbers across the South during the Great Crisis. doing. In a 2007 article, Times co-chief film critic AO Scott called the couple’s legend “a moral story in which the wild energy of young people defeats the old certainty of age and freedom overcomes oppression.” However, critic Bosley Crowther accused the film of being a “cheap piece of bald-faced slapstick comedy” in a 1967 review, saying that “the blend of farce and brutal murder is lacking in taste.” It’s as meaningless as. “
Patagonia: Life at the edge of the world 9 pm upon CNN. At the premiere of this series, Chilean-born actor Pedro Pascal (known for his role as Oberin Martell in Game of Thrones) will travel through the Patagonia region of South America. Over six episodes, the series captivates spectators across wind-blown deserts, primeval forests and high Andean peaks. With the help of local experts, each episode presents local mammals, birds, insects, and scientists studying them, as well as populations that have evolved to live in these environments.
Who is Ghislaine Maxwell? 9:02 pm on Starz. The finale of this three-part documentary series directed by Erica Gonal seeks to reveal the descent of Ghislaine Maxwell. Maxwell, an Oxford-educated social celebrity, was convicted in December of conspiring with Jeffrey Epstein to care for a minor girl and was sentenced to imprisonment last month for promoting Epstein’s abuse. I was sentenced to a year’s sentence.