Plus: More Olympics!

By Ray Rahman
August 08, 2016 at 05:42 PM EDT
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Your daily guide to the most interesting stuff happening on TV and streaming. All times Eastern.

PICK OF THE NIGHT

UnREAL

Lifetime, 10 p.m.

They may not have had a Chad, but there was still plenty of jaw-dropping drama to be found on UnREAL‘s second season, which reaches its finale tonight. So what kind of shenanigans should you expect? Find out by reading our interview with star Shiri Appleby.  

RELATED: Watch the UnREAL cast explain the series in 30 seconds

RIO 2016

The Olympics

NBC, 8 p.m.

Last night was plenty exciting, what with Americans like Katie Ledecky, Simone Biles, and Michael Phelps making us proud. The Games continue tonight with men’s diving, men’s gymnastics, beach volleyball, and, yes, more swimming.

ALFRED ET FRANCOIS

Hitchcock/Truffaut

HBO, 9 p.m.

The documentary film gets the likes of Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson, and more to discuss the legacy of two of cinema’s most lauded directors, American suspense master Alfred Hitchcock and French new-wave auteur Francois Truffaut.

SEASON FINALE

Angie Tribeca

TBS, 9 p.m.

TBS has guaranteed the goofball comedy another season, and it’s easy to see why: Tribeca has found its groove and broadened beyond the police-procedural world — it now gleefully spoofs everything from electoral politics to prison dramas (ahem, Orange Is the New Black). That also applies to tonight’s episode, titled “Electoral Dysfunction.”

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