What's on your HDTV: Summer Olympics, NFL preseason

Telltale's 'Batman' series is here too, and 'The Little Prince' is debuting on Netflix.

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What's on your HDTV: Summer Olympics, NFL preseason
It's time for the 2016 Summer Olympics, broadcast live from Rio (in HD, Ultra HD 4K with HDR and VR!), so you know what I'm watching this week. The tape-delayed Opening Ceremony kicks things off Friday night, but all the sports will be broadcast or streaming live (check out the schedule here, before the first action starts Wednesday afternoon). Football fans can rejoice as preseason action gets rolling, while gamers have several nice choices with Telltale's Batman game on all platforms with Crowd Play, or Don't Starve: Shipwrecked on consoles. Key & Peele's Keanu is here on Blu-ray and Netflix is ready to premiere a new David Cross comedy special plus The Little Prince.

Blu-ray & Games & Streaming

  • Batman: The Killing Joke
  • Ever After High: Epic Winter (Netflix, 8/5)
  • The Lobster
  • Keanu
  • Meet the Blacks
  • Mother's Day
  • The Girlfriend Experience (S1)
  • The Blacklist (S3)
  • Blindspot (S1)
  • The Knick (S2)
  • Dead Island Retro Revenge (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 1 (Everything)
  • Risk: Urban Assault (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Battleship (PS4, Xbox One)
  • This is the Police (PC)
  • Don't Starve: Shipwrecked (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart (PS4)
  • Overcooked (PS4, PC, Xbox One)
  • Cannon Brawl (Xbox One)


  • American Ninja Warrior, NBC, 8PM
  • So You Think You Can Dance, Fox, 8PM
  • WWE Raw, USA, 8PM
  • The Fosters, Freeform, 8PM
  • Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?, HBO, 9PM
  • I Am JFK Jr., Spike TV, 9PM
  • Chris Harris on Cars, BBC America, 9PM
  • Guilt, Freeform, 9PM
  • Rizzoli & Isles, TNT, 9PM
  • Angie Tribeca, TBS, 9PM
  • The Making of the Mob, AMC, 10PM
  • Major Crimes, TNT, 10PM
  • Are You the One?, MTV, 10PM
  • Unreal, Lifetime, 10PM
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, TBS, 10:30PM


  • Difficult People, Hulu, 3AM
  • Casual, Hulu, 3AM
  • America's Got Talent, NBC, 8PM
  • Whose Line is it Anyway?, CW, 8PM
  • WWE Smackdown, USA, 8PM
  • Coupled (season finale), Fox, 8PM
  • MADtv, CW, 9PM
  • Zoo, CBS, 9PM
  • Animal Kingdom, TNT, 9PM
  • Deadliest Catch, Discovery, 9PM
  • 60 Minutes Sports, Showtime, 9PM
  • Scream, MTV, 10PM
  • Feed the Beast (season finale), AMC, 10PM
  • Tosh.0, Comedy Central, 10PM
  • Wrecked, TBS, 10PM
  • Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, Comedy Central, 10:30PM


  • Beat Bugs (S1), Netflix, 3AM
  • Chelsea, Netflix 3AM
  • Penn & Teller: Fool Us, CW, 8PM
  • America's Got Talent, NBC, 8PM
  • Unsung Hollywood: Charlie Murphy, TV One, 8PM
  • Young & Hungry (season finale), Freeform, 8PM
  • Big Brother, CBS, 8PM
  • CMA Music Festival, ABC, 8PM
  • Baby Daddy (season finale), Freeform, 8:30PM
  • Suits, USA, 9PM
  • American Gothic, CBS, 9PM
  • Dating Naked, VH1, 9PM
  • Kingdom (season finale), DirecTV, 9PM
  • The Night Shift, NBC, 9PM
  • Mr. Robot, USA, 10PM
  • Tyrant, FX, 10PM
  • Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons, HBO, 10PM
  • Another Period, Comedy Central, 10PM
  • The Real World/Road Rules Challenge, MTV, 10PM


  • Olympic Preview, NBC, 8PM
  • Battlebots, ABC, 8PM
  • Home Free (season finale), Fox, 8PM
  • Greatest Hits, ABC, 9PM
  • Big Brother, CBS, 9PM
  • The First 48, A&E, 9PM
  • Ripper Street, BBC America, 10PM
  • Lip Sync Battle, Spike TV, 10PM
  • Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, FX, 10PM
  • Queen of the South, USA, 10PM


  • David Cross: Making America Great Again!, Netflix, 3AM
  • The Little Prince, Netflix, 3AM
  • 2016 Summer Olympics, NBC, 7:30PM
  • Masters of Illusion, CW, 8PM
  • Killjoys, Syfy, 9PM
  • Dark Matter, Syfy, 10PM
  • Outcast, Cinemax, 10PM
  • Ridiculousness, MTV, 10PM
  • The Eric Andre Show (season premiere), Cartoon Network, 12AM


  • Summer Olympics, NBC, 8PM
  • Sorority Nightmare, Lifetime, 8PM
  • 2 Lava 2 Lantula, Syfy, 9PM
  • Boston EMS, ABC, 10PM


  • Big Brother, CBS, 8PM
  • Preseason NFL: Packers vs. Colts, ESPN, 8PM
  • Hamilton, History, 8PM
  • Celebrity Family Feud, ABC, 8PM
  • Inspector Lewis, PBS, 9PM
  • The Night of, HBO, 9PM
  • Ray Donovan, Showtime, 9PM
  • The Hunt, BBC America, 9PM
  • Power, Starz, 9PM
  • Naked & Afraid XL, Discovery, 10PM
  • Survivor's Remorse, Starz, 10PM
  • Braindead, CBS, 10PM
  • Motive, USA, 10PM
  • Ballers, HBO, 10PM
  • Roadies, Showtime, 10PM
  • The Jim Gaffigan Show, TV Land, 10PM
  • Murder in the First, TNT, 10PM
  • Vice Principals, HBO, 10:30PM
  • Tunnel, PBS, 10:30PM
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, HBO, 11PM

(All times listed are ET)

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What's on your HDTV: Summer Olympics, NFL preseason