For anyone unsure of what to watch tonight, fear not! There are appealing options in store. For starters, a tribute to the animated classic “The Lion King” will take place while other audiences can once again take a trip back to Jurassic Park. Here’s a close look at what’s on TV tonight.
PICK OF THE DAY:
“The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts” (ABC) at 8:00 PM EDT
The remake of “The Lion King” is generating quite a bit of anticipation. Right until its release, Disney fans can get nostalgic for the original. In this hour long special, Robin Roberts digs into the timeless quality of the 1994 classic. Interviews with director Jon Favreau along with cast members the likes of Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Billy Eichner will take place. Also, original voice actors Matthew Broderick, Whoopi Goldberg, and Jeremy Irons pay tribute.
“Pandora” (The CW) at 8:00 PM EDT
When it comes to new shows, “Pandora” is the latest new box being opened. This sci-fi series follows Jax (Priscilla Quintana) who grieves over the loss of her parents. Hoping to start over, she enters the Fleet Training Academy on Earth. There is where she learns to defend the planet from international threats. All the while, Jax begins to learn more about her mysterious past.
MOVIES ON TV:
“Jurassic Park” (SyFy) at 10:00 PM EDT
Last week, a Steven Spielberg double feature with his more prestigious work lined up a great night for fans. However, tonight, audiences can revisit his blockbuster roots with the 1993 classic “Jurassic Park” roaring its way onto television screens. Based on the novel by Michael Crichton, “Jurassic Park” delves into the perils of tampering with nature long extinct and genetic engineering. It also boasts groundbreaking, Oscar-winning visual effects.
In case dinosaurs aren’t of interest, be sure to check out these options:
- “Moneyball” (AMC) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “Star Trek Generations” (BBC) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement” (CMT) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “Bride Wars” (E!) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “The English Patient” (TMC) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “17 Again” (Freeform) at 9:00 PM EDT
- “The Bourne Identity” (HBOSGe) at 9:00 PM EDT
- “Bad Moms” (FXM) at 9:05 PM EDT
NEW TV EPISODES:
If none of those programs are enticing, new episodes of these shows will air:
- “Love Island” (CBS) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “America’s Got Talent” (ABC) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “Anderson Cooper 360” (CNN) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “Sydney to the Max” (Disney) at 8:00 PM EDT and 9:00 PM EDT
- “Good Trouble” (Freeform) at 8:00 PM EDT
- “Blood & Treasure” (CBS) at 9:00 PM EDT
- “The 100” (The CW) at 9:00 PM EDT
- “Tales” (BET) at 9:00 PM EDT
- “American Pickers” (History) at 9:00 PM EDT
- “Diabolical” (ID) at 9:00 PM EDT
- “Drunk History” (Comedy Central) at 10:00 PM EDT
- “Pose” (FX) at 10:00 PM EDT
- “Bring the Funny” (NBC) at 10:01 PM EDT