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What’s On TV? – Wednesday (9/11/19) – Shows to Watch in Honor of 9/11

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Today marks the eighteenth anniversary of 9/11.  There are several things to watch in honor of 9/11 as channels are airing programs to commemorate this day. The History Channel is airing a brand new documentary from the viewpoint of the Air Force One cockpit, “9/11: Inside Air Force One” at 9 p.m. ET. HBO is airing “In the Shadow of the Towers: Stuyvesant High on 9/11” at 9 p.m. ET, a new documentary shown from eight eyewitness perspectives; and National Geographic is airing the second episode of their series, “Inside 9/11,” a show that traces al Qaeda’s early threats and the aftermath.

Films depicting the flight that crashed in Pennsylvania are also airing tonight. “Flight 93,” on CMT at 9 p.m. ET, tells the story of the heroic passengers who took control of the plane aiming for the White House. “United 93,” a film in real-time of the Pennsylvania plane crash, airs on HBO2 at 9:30 p.m. ET.

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Pick of the Day

The Looming Tower on Hulu

The Looming Tower a Hulu originalWhile this limited series was released last February, this is the perfect show to watch in honor of 9/11.  A Hulu original, watch or re-watch this gripping drama surrounding the relationship between the CIA and FBI leading up to 9/11. The show was nominated for several Emmys including Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special and Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special. Actors Jeff Daniels and Michael Stuhlbarg were also nominated.

Movies on TV

“Hitch” (E!) at 8:00 PM ET


If you need a break from the memorials, here’s a rom-com classic. Will Smith plays Hitch, a professional date doctor who dedicates his life to helping men find love. His life hits a speed bump when he meets a cynical gossip columnist, Sara, played by Eva Mendes. This film is a heartwarming reminder that love can be found in the unlikeliest of places.

Other Movies on TV

  • “Tropic Thunder” (IFC) at 5:15 p.m. ET
  • “Maid in Manhattan” (POP) at 6:30 p.m. ET
  • “Aquaman” (HBO) at 6:35 p.m. ET
  • “Fast and Furious” (Syfy) at 6:45 p.m. ET
  • “You, Me and Dupree” (STARZ) at 6:48 p.m. ET
  • “Jaws” (AMC) at 7:00 p.m. ET
  • “Furious 7” (FX) at 7:00 p.m. ET
  • “Sing” (FXM) at 7:00 p.m. ET
  • “Ted 2” (FXX) at 7:00 p.m. ET
  • “Traffik” (MOMAX) at 7:20 p.m. ET
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” (Freeform) at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • “Tommy Boy” (IFC) at 7:45 p.m. ET
  • “Tell It to the Bees” (Showtime) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Flight 93” (CMT) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “United 93” (HBO2) at 9:30 p.m. ET
  • “Fifty Shades Freed” (MAX) at 9:40 p.m. ET
  • “The Hangover Part III” (FXX) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Jaws 2” (AMC) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Murder on the Orient Express” (MOMAX) at 10:45 p.m. ET
  • “The Prestige” (MAX) at 11:30 p.m. ET

New Episodes on TV

If you’re still looking for something to watch, below are new episodes airing tonight:

  • “Four Weddings and a Funeral” (Hulu)
  • “Erin Burnett OutFront” (CNN) at 7:00 p.m. ET
  • “102 Minutes That Changed America” (History) at 7:00 p.m. ET
  • “Hardball With Chris Matthews” (msnbc) at 7:00 p.m. ET
  • “Inside 9/11” (National Geographic) at 7:00 p.m. ET
  • “Big Brother” (CBS) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “America’s Got Talent” (NBC) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Masterchef” (FOX) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Animal Babies: First Year on Earth” (PBS) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Anderson Cooper 360” (CNN) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Bulletproof” (CW) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Expedition Unknown: Unearthed” (Discover) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Married at First Sight” (LIFE) at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • “Married at First Sight” (LIFE) at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • “Songland” (NBC) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “BH90210” (FOX) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Ghost Hunters” (A&E) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “I Was Prey: Close Encounters” (Animal Planet) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Mountain Monsters” (Travel) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Suits” (USA) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Black Ink Crew” (VH1) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Real Housewives of Dallas” (Bravo) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “America Says” (GSN) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Shark Tank” (CNBC) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Property Brothers” (HGTV) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “In the Shadow of the Towers: Stuyvesant High on 9/11” (HBO) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “9/11: Inside Air Force One” (History) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Dog’s Most Wanted” (WGNA) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Queen Sugar” (OWN) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Rachel Maddow Show” (msnbc) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “The Challenge” (MTV) at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • “Psychic Kids” (A&E) at 10:00 p.m ET
  • “Hollywood Game Night” (NBC) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “House Hunters” (HGTV) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “David Makes Man” (OWN) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “House Hunters” (HGTV) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “Pearson” (USA) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • Mountain Monsters: Bigfoot Flies” (Travel) at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • “House Hunters International” (HGTV) at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” (TBS) at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Mountain Monsters: Bigfoot Flies” (Travel) at 11:00 p.m. ET
  • “Monsterlands: Werewolf Encounters” (Travel) at 11:00 p.m. ET
  • “Amanpour and Company” (PBS) at 11:00 p.m. ET
  • “Watch What Happens: Live” (Bravo) at 11:00 p.m. ET
  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (ABC) at 11:35 p.m. ET
  • “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC) at 11:35 p.m. ET
  • “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” (CBS) at 11:35 p.m. ET
  • “Late Night With Seth Myers” (NBC) at 12:37 a.m. ET
  • “The Late Late Show With James Corden” (CBS) at 12:37 a.m. ET
  • “Nightline” (ABC) at 12:37 a.m. ET

How are you honoring this day in history? Or has something else caught your eye tonight? Comment below and let us know what you’re watching!


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