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Hometowns and High Drama on The Bachelorette, and HBO Probes Small Town News

ALSO: Team USA competes in the gymnastics floor finals, women's soccer reaches the semis, and more.
  • (Photos: ABC, HBO)
    (Photos: ABC, HBO)

    Katie Thurston meets her potential in-laws tonight on The Bachelorette before an unexpected turn of events has her questioning her participation in the whole enterprise. Also today: HBO debuts Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump, Team USA competes for Olympic gold in the women’s gymnastics floor final, and their male counterparts tackle the vault and rings. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:

    The Bachelorette: Could this be the end of the line for Katie Thurston? She's seen walking off the show in previews for tonight's episode. First, though, the families of her final three suitors travel to New Mexico for COVID-safe hometown dates. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump: Docuseries premiere. HBO pulls back the curtain on life at a small TV station in Pahrump, Nevada in this six-episode docuseries. New episodes will air back-to-back every Monday for three consecutive weeks. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Olympics Coverage:

    • Women’s Soccer: Semifinals begin at 4:00 AM ET/1:00 AM PT on USA
    • Cycling: Women’s Spring Finals; Team Qualifiers 6:00 AM ET/3:00 AM PT on USA
    • Men’s Badminton: Singles Gold Medal Game 8:45 AM ET/5:45 AM PT on NBCSN
    • Equestrian: Eventing and Jumping Finals; Beach Volleyball; Men’s Gymnastics: Vault and Rings Finals; Men’s Diving: Springboard 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on NBC
    • Women’s Gymnastics: Floor Final; Women’s Beach Volleyball: Quarterfinals; Track & Field: Men’s 400M Hurdles, Women’s Long Jump 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on NBC
    • Track & Field: Men’s 1500M, Women’s 400M 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on CNBC
    • Additional coverage streaming all day on Peacock

    My True Crime Story: Series premiere. Rapper and actress Remy Ma hosts VH1’s new docuseries that presents first-person stories of real people involved in headline-grabbing crimes. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on VH1

    Call in the Cheapskates: Special presentation. Part-time rocker and full-time cheapskate Goldy Locks travels to South Carolina to help a family rein in their out of control spending habits. 11:00 PM ET on TLC

    Hell’s Kitchen: Encore presentation. FOX will re-air the cooking competition’s milestone 300th episode, in which the chefs prepare dinner for boxing legend Mike Tyson and NASCAR driver Kurt Busch. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    Roswell, New Mexico: Jones (Nathan Dean), Michael (Michael Vlamis), and Isobel (Lily Cowles) look to the past for clues as they attempt to save Max’s (Nathan Dean) life. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    Below Deck Mediterranean: After a dramatic night off, the crew attempt to pick up the pieces — but first, they must find Chef Mathew. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo

    The Republic of Sarah: When an unexpected snowstorm hits Greylock, Sarah (Stella Baker) scrambles to clear the roads while also dealing with two unexpected guests. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    The Beast Must Die: As Frances (Cush Jumbo) becomes more embedded in George’s (Jared Harris) home, she makes progress with her revenge plot and even finds her weapon of choice. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on AMC

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: The Bachelorette, Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump, Summer Olympics