The fall season is on the horizon, which means the drama is really heating up as we move into the dog days of summer TV. Tonight's highlights include two season finales, a comedy special, and major developments on several of your favorite shows.
SEASON FINALE: The second season of Pose has covered a lot of ground, and the finale aims to wrap things up in equally memorable fashion. Pray Tell confronts an old trauma while preparing for a new category. Meanwhile, Bianca attempts to get House of Evangelista back together following a medical crisis. And as Ryan Murphy has revealed, the finale involves a significant time jump. 10:00 PM ET on FX
NEW EPISODE: The quarter finals continue on America's Got Talent, where viewers will learn which of the twelve performers — including three Golden Buzzer acts and a wild card — will continue in the competition as voting is turned over to the American public. And remember, only the top seven will move ahead to the semifinals. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
NEW EPISODE: There's never a dull moment on Bachelor in Paradise. After Hannah's revelation last week, it's Blake's turn to weather some dramatic fallout, as his time in paradise quickly becomes a nightmare with not one, but two of his exes appearing on the scene. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
SEASON FINALE: After last week's shocking events Animal Kingdom returns for the season finale. This week, the family struggles to find their footing as they prepare to move on in the wake of such a powerful loss. We're excited to see how things are left for the upcoming fifth season. 9:00 PM ET on TNT
NEW EPISODE: After exploring the rumored origins of Stranger Things last week, Mysteries Decoded moves on to another unsolved mystery. From November 1966 to December 1967, residents of West Virginia reported numerous sightings of a "large flying man with ten-foot wings" that was ultimately dubbed the Mothman. The resulting urban legends were explored in the Richard Gere film The Mothman Prophecies. 9:00 PM ET on The CW
COMEDY SPECIAL: In the latest comedy special from Netflix, Simon Amstell: Set Free, the English comedian promises to tackle "Love, ego, intimacy and ayahuasca." In case you're wondering, that last item is a hallucinogenic drink prepared from the bark of a tropical vine native to the Amazon. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix
NEW EPISODE: Last week's housewarming continues on The Real Housewives Of Orange County, where a dramatic exit leads to an airing of grievances, friendships are forged over parenting challenges and a painful secret, and a rumor leaves jaws dropping. 9:00 PM ET on BRAVO
Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.