TV best bets with ‘Hamilton,’ George Lopez, Nathan’s hot dog eating contest, ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ revival

On Friday, Disney+ is releasing a streaming version of the stage production of the wildly popular musical “Hamilton.”

Over on Netflix, there’s a revival of “Unsolved Mysteries” Wednesday, a new version of “The Babysitter’s Club” on Friday and George Lopez is releasing a stand-up special Tuesday.

ESPN on Saturday is hosting a pandemic version of the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in an indoor setting without a crowd.

Showtime on Sunday debuts a five-part documentary called “Outcry” about a high school football star accused of sexual assault who is sentenced to 25 years in prison and whose conviction is called into question.

This covers Monday, June 28, through Sunday, July 4, 2020.


"The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!" 8 p.m. ABC — JoJo made up for her heartbreaking goodbye from Ben Higgins when a number of amazing men from her season fell hard and fast for her. She couldn't understand how Ben could fall in love with two people at the same time — until it happened to her.

"I May Destroy You" 9 p.m. HBO — Back in London and two months after the incident, Arabella meets with a therapist, who encourages her to find relaxing and creative ways to cope with her trauma.

"Cannonball" 10 p.m. NBC — Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff presents the action-packed show in which 24 brave contestants take on a series of challenging water-based inflatable games and obstacles.


"George Lopez: We'll Do It For Half" 3:01 a.m. Netflix — He tackles the future and the past of Latinx culture in America, touching on immigration, his tough relatives and aging.

"Deadliest Catch" 8 p.m. Discovery — On the Summer Bay there's hell to pay when Bill's backup block goes missing.

"Greenleaf" 9 p.m. OWN — Oh no! What happened to AJ?

"Dirty John" 10 p.m. USA — Betty faces Dan in divorce court and is crushingly defeated, sending her past a point of no return.

"The Genetic Detective" 10 p.m. ABC (first season finale) — Investigative genetic genealogist CeCe Moore gets an urgent email from a St. George, Utah, detective asking her to work her first-ever "hot" case — the rape of a 79-year-old woman that happened just three weeks earlier.

"Welcome to Chechnya" 10 p.m. HBO — A group of activists risk their lives to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ persecution in the Russian republic of Chechnya.


"Unsolved Mysteries" 3:01 a.m. Netflix (new series) — The wildly successful and first-of-its-kind mystery docuseries has been revived by the original creators, along with the producers of "Stranger Things."

"Say I Do" 3:01 a.m. Netflix (new series) — Couples overcome obstacles to celebrate their love in surprise dream weddings designed by three experts in less than a week.

"The 100" 8 p.m. the CW — Emori tries to heal Sanctum's old familial wounds while Echo, Octavia and Diyoza struggle with new ones.

"The Oval" 9 p.m. BET — Kyle orchestrates a high-powered cover-up.

"American Soul" 10 p.m. BET — Gerald's reliability is tested after a raid of the casino at the club.

"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." 10 p.m. ABC — The stakes are higher than ever when, after blowing their cover and damaging the Zephyr in the process, the team must scramble to rescue Mack's parents, save S.H.I.E.L.D. from a chronicom infestation, and fix the ship ... all before the next time-jump.


"Burden of Truth" 8 p.m. the CW — Coming off the loss of class certification, Joanna and Billy decide to go after ClearDawn alone, turning to the only lead they have — an unreliable whistleblower.

"Council of Dads" 8 p.m. NBC (series finale) — Anthony arrives at the storm-ravaged Perry home to find Robin and Theo in peril, and Oliver puts all his medical skills to work when Sage goes into early labor.

"Heartland" 8 p.m. UPtv — Amy and Ty are concerned about the effect a surprise visitor will have on Luke.

"Blindspot" 9:01 p.m. NBC — The team scrambles to get ahead of Madeline and Ivy as they close in on the bunker's location, but someone on the inside is feeding Madeline information.

"Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition" 9 p.m. WE-TV (17th season debut) — Phaedra Parks will be on the show with her boyfriend, rapper and actor Medina Islam.

"Alone" 10 p.m. History — Participants begin successfully procuring food, but still find themselves vulnerable to the Arctic's many dangers.


"The Baby-Sitters Club" 3:01 a.m. Netflix (new series) — In this contemporary take on the beloved book series, five best friends launch a baby-sitting business that's big on fun and adventure.

"Hamilton" 3:01 a.m. Disney+ — An unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of "Hamilton" combines the best elements of live theater, film and streaming to bring the cultural phenomenon to homes around the world for a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

"IHeartCountry July of 4th BBQ" 8 p.m. the CW — This special features artists Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina and Old Dominion performing live from their backyards.

"Dino Hunters" 9 p.m. Discovery — Clayton Phipps and his team prepare to flip a 20,000-pound carnivore fossil out of the earth and onto a flatbed to get it to the lab for analysis.


"Hot Dog Eating Contest" 4 p.m. Saturday ESPN2  Joey Chestnut vies for the win again but this time it's indoors.

"Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks" 8 p.m. NBC - Performances from artists like Lady A (formerly known as Lady Antebellum), The Killers, Tim McGraw and more, as well as a big fireworks show.

"A Capitol Fourth" 8 p.m. GPB - Hosted this year by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams, there  will be performances from artists like Patti LaBelle, The Temptations, Chrissy Metz, and Andy Grammar.

"The Fourth in America" 8 p.m. CNN - Hosted by Don Lemon and Dana Bash, this special will feature acts such as Barry Manilow, Carlos and Cindy Santana, CeCe Winans, Don McLean, Harlem Gospel Choir, Jewel, Kenny Loggins, Martina McBride, The O'Jays, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

"Black Monday" 8 p.m. Sunday Showtime — On election night, Blair makes a risky proposition while Mo and Dawn go on a double date. Keith makes a startling discovery.

"Hollywood Game Night" 8 p.m. Sunday NBC (sixth season finale) — Two contestants join celebrity guests Twitch, D'Arcy Carden and Iliza Shlesinger as they play hilarious party games with Yvette Nicole Brown, Tone Bell, and Amanda Seales.

"America: Our Defining Hours" 9 p.m. Sunday History (new series) — This series draws upon 300+ years of U.S. history, from the Mayflower to the American Civil War to September 11, to tell a relevant, emotional tale of how the U.S., as a nation, seized moments of crisis to create a better tomorrow.

"Perry Mason" 9 p.m. Sunday HBO — Trying to escape from her unscrupulous employer, a young woman assumes a false identity — and reports her own suicide.

"Snowpiercer" 9 p.m. Sunday TNT —Revolution has finally come, and Layton leads the lower classes forward in armed rebellion.

"Outcry" 10 p.m. Sunday Showtime (new series) — A high school football star is convicted of a shocking crime.

"I'll Be Gone In The Dark" 10 p.m. Sunday HBO — Michelle McNamara reflects on the 1984 murder of her childhood neighbor Kathy Lombardo, which she credits with planting the seed for her lifelong fascination with unsolved crimes.