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Joe Biden Makes His Case at the Virtual Democratic National Convention

ALSO: Big Brother, Singletown, Star Trek: Lower Decks, HBO Max's Summer Comedy Festival, and more.
  • Joe Biden will formally accept his party's nomination tonight at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
    Joe Biden will formally accept his party's nomination tonight at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

    Joe Biden is set to deliver the biggest speech of his political career tonight at the DNC, as he presents his vision for the future of the United States. Also today: it's eviction night on Big Brother, HBO Max takes a trip to Singletown, and a virus ripples through the crew on Star Trek: Lower Decks. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Thursday:

    LIVE COVERAGE: Pete Buttigieg, Cory Booker, Gavin Newsom, and Tammy Duckworth are among the big names making case for a Biden/Harris administration at the 2020 Democratic National Convention on its fourth and final night, with the party nominee himself taking the stage in the ten o'clock hour. Coverage begins at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PT on cable news and PBS, and at 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT on ABC, CBS and NBC.

    SERIES PREMIERE: Five long-term couples test their fidelity in Singletown, a British reality import from the producers of the smash hit Love Island UK. Read our review. Streaming on HBO Max

    NEW EPISODE: Memphis didn't use the Veto on his own nominations, so tonight the Big Brother house will have to choose between sweet Nicole A. and hungry-to-prove-himself David as they vote to evict. Plus a new Head of Household is crowned, and with alliances in the house all over the place, this will be a crucial competition. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    NEW EPISODE: A virus infects the crew on Star Trek: Lower Decks. Meanwhile, Mariner and Boimler run into obstacles on an away mission. Streaming on CBS All Access

    STANDUP COMEDY: Every streamer needs its own arsenal of original comedy specials, so HBO Max's Summer Comedy Festival is stocking the new platform's comedy reserves with the release of four new specials: Rose Matafeo: Horndog, Beth Stelling: Girl Daddy, James Veitch: Straight to VHS, and the HA Comedy Festival: The Art of Comedy. Streaming on HBO Max

    SERIES PREMIERE: The children's series The Fungies follows the adventures of Seth and his prehistoric fungi friends as they ricochet from one adventure to the next in a trippy mushroom universe. Watch the trailer. Streaming on HBO Max

    NEW EPISODE: Six months after his initial visit to Drake's Place, Robert Irvine returns to Ferguson, Missouri for Restaurant Impossible: Back in Business, in which he works to help the restaurant ride out the new reality of a global pandemic. 9:00 PM ET on Food Network

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

    TOPICS: Democratic National Committee, Joe Biden, 2020 Presidential Election