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NBC Revives Password, Hard Knocks Goes Deep With The Detroit Lions

Also: I Just Killed My Dad on Netflix, new episodes of Only Murders and What We Do in the Shadows, and more.
  • Photos: NBC, HBO.
    Photos: NBC, HBO.

    Few TV game shows are as iconic as Password, which has aired on each of the big three broadcast networks at different points over the last 70 years, inspiring quite a few memorable parodies along the way. Premiering tonight on NBC, the latest incarnation sees Keke Palmer in the Allen Ludden role, with various celebrity guests lining up to challenge permanent celebrity panelist Jimmy Fallon.

    Also today: HBO embeds itself in The Detroit Lions training camp for a new season of Hard Knocks, AGT kicks off its qualifier round, and Netflix bows new true-crime docuseries I Just Killed My Dad. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:

    Password: Series premiere. Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon square off as the legendary game show returns to primetime. Keke Palmer hosts. Read our review. 10:00 PM ET on NBC

    Hard Knocks: Season 17 premiere. The venerable HBO sports docuseries embeds itself with the Detroit Lions for an all-access look at the team’s training camp under head coach Dan Campbell. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on HBO

    [Dive Deeper: Can Hard Knocks Help The Lions Roar?]

    Only Murders in the Building: New episode. A blackout throws the city into chaos while the trio races to save a loved one from the killer. Streaming on Hulu

    What We Do in the Shadows: New episode. Guillermo (Harvey Guillen) loses his mind trying to help Nandor (Kayvan Novak) plan the perfect vampire wedding. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on FX

    I Just Killed My Dad: Original docuseries. Following years of abuse and neglect, seventeen year-old Anthony Templet shot and killed his father in June 2019. The teen immediately confessed to the crime -- this three part docuseries chronicles his unusual journey through the legal system. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    America’s Got Talent: New episode. Eleven performers take the stage in this season’s first live qualifiers episode. America’s vote will determine two finalists, who will be announced in tomorrow night’s results show. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    Black Ink Crew: Chicago: Season 8 premiere. It’s a new era for the long-running reality series with Charmaine Bey gone, and Ryan Henry at the helm of a newly expanded 9MAG. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on VH1

    Tales: Season 3 premiere. Irv Gotti’s anthology series returns from a three-year break with an episode inspired by Public Enemy’s "Fight the Power." 9:00 PM ET on BET

    Big Bad Budget Battle: Series premiere. Three talented home cooks are challenged with making the best and most inexpensive dish they can, with the winner taking home a year's worth of groceries. Hosted by Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman. 10:00 PM ET on Food Network

    Celebrity Beef: New episode. Bachelors Ben Higgins and Nick Viall take the kitchen to settle their beef. Joel McHale hosts. 10:00 PM ET on E!

    My Big Fat Fabulous Life: Season 10 premiere. A new season brings new challenges for Whitney Way Thore after her mother suffers a stroke, and she's forced to work with her ex Lennie Alehat. 10:00 PM ET on TLC

    Motherland: Fort Salem: New episode. Alder (Lyne Renée) and Tally (Jessica Sutton) journey to retrieve the penultimate piece of the First Song. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on Freeform

    Queen Sugar: A Celebration Special: Oprah Winfrey hosts a look-back at the Ava DuVernay series’ first six seasons. Featuring an exclusive preview of the show’s upcoming seventh (and final) season. 9:00 PM ET on OWN

    Jed Rosenzweig is the Founder and Publisher of Primetimer. 

    TOPICS: Password, Hard Knocks