What to watch on TV tonight: Week of August 16-20

Nine Perfect Strangers -- “Earth Day” - Episode 103 -- Forced to live “off of the land” on Earth Day, tension within the group erupts as treatment intensifies and hunger pains set in. Masha (Nicole Kidman), shown. (Photo by: Vince Valitutti/Hulu)
Nine Perfect Strangers -- “Earth Day” - Episode 103 -- Forced to live “off of the land” on Earth Day, tension within the group erupts as treatment intensifies and hunger pains set in. Masha (Nicole Kidman), shown. (Photo by: Vince Valitutti/Hulu) /
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Do you know what you’ll be watching on TV this week? If you’re not sure what’s on, we’ve got your back! Below, we list the biggest new shows, movies, and episodes premiering this week, August 16-20.

There are so many shows to watch on TV, and streaming services have only given us even more options for entertainment. Not to mention, movies are also available in movie theaters. This can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a nightmare. To avoid feeling overwhelmed, we’re here to help.

Instead of spending a lot of time browsing for something to watch, why not just check out our quick list of recommendations?

Which TV network or streaming platform is your go-to? Will you be kicking off the week with a new episode of

Please note: The times below are ET

New on TV tonight, Monday, August 16

ABC

Bachelor in Paradise at 8 p.m.

NBC

American Ninja Warrior

FOX

Hell’s Kitchen at 8 p.m.

CW

Roswell, New Mexico at 8 p.m., The Republic of Sarah at 9 p.m.

New on TV tonight, Tuesday, August 17

NBC

America’s Got Talent at 8 p.m.

FOX

LEGO Masters at 8 p.m., Fantasy Island at 9 p.m.

CW

Stargirl at 8 p.m., Superman & Lois at 9 p.m.

New on TV tonight, Wednesday, August 18

CBS

Big Brother at 8 p.m.

NBC

America’s Got Talent at 8 p.m., Family Game Fight! at 9 p.m.

FOX

MasterChef at 8 p.m.

CW

Riverdale at 8 p.m., In the Dark at 9 p.m.

New on TV tonight, Thursday, August 19

CBS

Big Brother at 8 p.m.

NBC

Brooklyn Nine-Nine at 8 p.m.

CW

Coroner at 8 p.m., The Outpost at 9 p.m.

New on TV tonight, Friday, August 20

CW

Burden of Truth at 8 p.m., Dynasty at 9 p.m.

What to watch on streaming this week

  • Untold: Deal with the Devil on Netflix on Aug. 17
  • Godzilla vs. Kong on HBO Max on Aug. 17
  • Watch a new episode of What If…? on Aug. 18
  • Nine Perfect Strangers on Hulu on Aug. 18
  • American Horror Stories season 1 finale on FX on Hulu on Aug. 18
  • Sweet Life: Lost Angeles on HBO Max on Aug. 19
  • Five Bedrooms season 2 on Peacock on Aug. 19
  • Marlon Wayans: You Know What It Is on HBO Max on Aug. 19
  • Sweet Girl on Netflix on Aug. 20
  • The Chair on Netflix on Aug. 20
  • The Loud House Movie on Netflix on Aug. 20
  • Watch a new episode of Mr. Corman and a new episode of Ted Lasso, both dropping on Aug. 20

From this list, what will you be watching? Are you sticking to a few TV networks, a streaming platform or both? Did we miss any great shows you believe should be added to the list?

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