What to Watch Thursday: Judd Apatow directs ESPN's 30 for 30: Doc and Darryl
Plus: Watch Dan Harmon play Dungeons & Dragons
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PICK OF THE NIGHT
30 for 30: Doc & Darryl
ESPN, 9 p.m.
Former New York Mets superstars Dwight “Doc” Godden and Darryl Strawberry are the subjects in the newest installment of ESPN’s Emmy Award winning series, which is directed by Judd Aptow and Michael Bonfiglio (read our interview with them here). The two former teammates reunite at a diner in Queens to reflect on the tumultuous paths their lives took once they started playing baseball.
ADVANCED ADVANCED ADVANCED D&D
Fill the study room table-sized hole in your heart with Dan Harmon’s newest series, which features him playing Dungeons & Dragons with other celebrity guests in front of a live audience. The whole exercise is enlivened by animated depictions of parts of their quests. Read our interview with the Community creator here.
THE AMERICANS ARE COMING
Impractical Jokers: British Invasion
TruTV, 10 p.m.
In the midseason premiere of Impractical Jokers, the guys bring their antics to London. The logline promises that their tomfoolery “culminates with an unforgettable punishment in front of thousands of cheering fans.”
LISTEN TO THE KIDS
FX, 10 p.m.
Tonight’s episode is called “Cool for the Summer,” because the show knows what the kids like.