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ESPN's 30 For 30: Al Davis vs The NFL Resurrects Legendary Feud

ALSO: Summer House, NBA Basketball, Fast Foodies, Married at First Sight: Couples Cam, and more.
  • Sworn enemies Pete Rozelle and Al Davis recount their long-running feud (with an assist from deep fake technology) tonight on ESPN's 30 For 30: Al Davis vs The NFL. (Photo: ESPN)
    Sworn enemies Pete Rozelle and Al Davis recount their long-running feud (with an assist from deep fake technology) tonight on ESPN's 30 For 30: Al Davis vs The NFL. (Photo: ESPN)

    The latest in a long series of NFL-themed 30 For 30 docs, Al Davis vs The NFL tonight combines interviews, archival footage and deep fake technology (!) to revisit the long-running feud between Raiders owner Al Davis and NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle. The new documentary premieres tonight on ESPN.

    Also today: Bravo's Summer House returns with a COVID-era twist, TNT tosses up an NBA doubleheader, and fast food gets its own cooking competition. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Thursday:

    DOCUMENTARY: While neither Pete Rozelle nor Al Davis are still alive, ESPN's 30 For 30: Al Davis vs The NFL imagines a world where the former NFL Commisioner and the former Raiders Owner sit side by side to tell the story of their legendary feud.. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on ESPN

    SEASON PREMIERE: Last season's entire Summer House crew returns to the Hamptons for a season of COVID-safe adventures, which is to say they won't be leaving the house. Not to worry, though: there's still lots of pettuy drama and gratuitious nudity on display. Primetimer's Joe Reid has this preview. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo

    NBA BASKETBALL: The NBA on TNT returns with a Thursday night doubleheader:

    • The Golden State Warriors vs. the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center at 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on TNT
    • The Denver Nuggets vs. the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center at 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT on TNT

    SERIES PREMIERE: Top Chef winners Kristen Kish and Jeremy Ford and Iron Chef winner Justin Sutherland headline Fast Foodies, which each week will challenge the chefs to recreate a celebrity guest's favorite fast food item. First up:Joel McHale and James Van Der Beek. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on truTV

    NEW EPISODE: The team's favorite day of the year is derailed when Mr. Mayor (Ted Danson) calls for a mandatory staff meeting. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    SEASON PREMIERE: Beloved duos Karen and Miles, Amani and Woody, and Amelia and Bennett hop aboard Married at First Sight: Couple Cam's second season, where they'll give viewers an intimate look at their lives in the real world now that the experiment is over. (Or is it?). 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    SEASON PREMIERE: Return to land down under as Married at First Sight: Australia Season 6 sees ten new couples roll the dice in pursuit of love. Back-to-back episodes air beginning at 9:00 PM ET on Lifetime

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

    TOPICS: 30 For 30, ESPN, Al Davis, Pete Rozelle