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For its Final Season, The Deuce Returns to 1985 and the Birth of VHS

ALSO: A Very Brady Renovation, Bachelor in Paradise, Lip Sync to the Rescue, and more
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal gives VHS a shot in The Deuce (HBO)
    Maggie Gyllenhaal gives VHS a shot in The Deuce (HBO)
    Primetimer's editors break down what's new and noteworthy on television today.

    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

    ALSO TONIGHT

    • Are you The One? airs its finale tonight. The sexually fluid eighth season has brought new life to the series, making it one of television's best dating competitions in the process. Tonight, the final six will try to pick their perfect matches. 11:00 PM ET on MTV
    • Fast N' Loud: Revved Up gets in on The Brady Bunch action with A Far-Out Brady Bunch Build, completing work on a 69 Plymouth Satellite for Greg himself, Barry Williams. 8:00 PM ET on Discovery
    • American Ninja Warrior airs night three of the Las Vegas National Finals. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
    • One of a Kind debuts on the Brady coat tails on HGTV. The series follows designers as they work to create uniquely stylish homes for their clients. 10:30 PM ET on HGTV

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: The Deuce, HBO, James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal