Although she recently admitted to initially feeling guilty for receiving a raise for her role as Eileen "Candy" Merrill in HBO's period drama The Deuce, Maggie Gyllenhaal's tour de force performance has earned near-universal praise, along with acting nominations from the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Golden Globes.The series returns tonight for its third and final season.
SEASON PREMIERE: Picking up in 1985, The Deuce finds Frankie (James Franco) still embroiled in a series of risky side hustles. Meanwhile, Candy (Maggie Gyllenhaal) heads to Vegas for an adult video convention, where the industry is buzzing about the hot new thing: VHS. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on HBO
SERIES PREMIERE: After a much publicized real estate battle, HGTV is reuniting the cast of The Brady Bunch for A Very Brady Renovation, in which the TV siblings will help renovate the famous house that served as the exterior of the family home for all five seasons of the classic series, as well as its many spin-offs.. 9:00 PM ET on HGTV
NEW EPISODE: Clay was debating a big decision on last week's Bachelor in Paradise, this week, viewers will see how his actions have affected the field of romantic suitors. At this stage of the game, with the finale imminent, every decision has resounding reverberations. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Cedric the Entertainer hosts Lip Sync to the Rescue, a special featuring emergency personnel, including the deputy sheriff's office in Saratoga County, NY getting in touch with their inner rock stars as they film lip sync videos to popular songs in the hopes of going viral. 8:00 PM ET on CBS
Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.