Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Sunday, July 4th. All hours are in the East.
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We the people (Netflix, 3:01 am, full first season): “Created by Chris Nee, We the people is a lively musical performance that doubles as a civic education lesson. The series features artists like HER, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monáe and poet Amanda Gorman, performing original songs and compositions. These songs invite the audience to reassess their understanding of what government, citizenship and democracy represent in today’s modern world. The episodes are only three minutes long and the animation itself looks vibrant and interesting, so it’ll be an easy binge. Who wouldn’t want to know more about checks and balances if Hamilton‘s Miranda and Daveed Diggs teach them through song? [Saloni Gajjar] Learn more about this and other new shows coming to your TV this month in our July TV preview..
Kevin can fuck himself (AMC, 9 p.m.): A reminder that our coverage follows AMC’s release schedule, rather than AMC +’s, so tonight’s recap will be for episode four, “Live Free Or Die”.
Rick and morty (adult swim, 11 p.m.)
Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show (NBC, 8 p.m.): Expect musical performances from Black Pumas, Coldplay, OneRepublic, and Reba McEntire, among others, and prepare to forcefully remind yourself 30 Rock bit.
A Fourth Capitol (PBS, 8 p.m.): And here’s the PBS version of that, hosted by Vanessa Williams.
Major League Baseball, “New York Yankees vs. New York Mets ”(ESPN, 8pm): And here is the version of ESPN.
The One and Only Dick Gregory (Show time, 9 p.m.): Andre Gaines’ documentary combines archival footage of the actor / activist with interviews for “a crucial thread of what Gregory gave voice to in the civil rights era – and which continues to be vital today. ‘hui’. The most important of these interviews is that of Gregory himself, who gave insight into his own history before his death in 2017.