What to Watch on Tuesday: Oprah hosts town hall on George Floyd murder, Black Lives Matter protests

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We know TV has a lot to offer, be it network, cable, premium channels, or streaming platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Facebook Watch, and others. So EW is here to help, guiding you every single day to the things that should be on your radar. Check out our recommendations below, and click here to learn how you can stream our picks via your own voice-controlled smart-speaker (Alexa, Google Home) or podcast app (Spotify, iTunes, Google Play).

OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here?

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 9 p.m. on OWN, all Discovery networks

Oprah is assembling a panel of black leaders, activists, and artists for a two-night special to air on her OWN and across all of Discovery’s 18 other U.S. networks for in-depth discussions to help offer insight and plans for how the country can move forward in a meaningful, productive way following the civil unrest after the murder of George Floyd. “I’ve been having private conversations with friends and thought leaders about what’s next and where we go from here,” said Oprah Winfrey in a press release. “I thought it would be both of interest and service to bring their ideas, concerns, and comments into a national spotlight.” Politician Stacey Abrams, journalist Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, filmmaker Ava DuVernay (Selma, When They See Us, 13th, Queen Sugar), professor and author Jennifer Eberhardt (author of Biased), journalist and Pulitzer prize-winning founder of the “1619 Project” Nikole Hannah-Jones, historian and author Ibram Kendi (How to Be an Anti-Racist), actor David Oyelowo (Selma), Color of Change founder Rashad Robinson, and NAACP national board member Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II will all engage in that conversation, addressing the questions “What matters now?,” “What matters next?,” and “Where do we go from here?.” There will surely be an Aha! moment or two, hopefully many more. —Gerrad Hall

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True Life Presents: First-Time First Responders


Oh yeah, we're also still in the middle of a global pandemic. In this unique special, two young medical professionals on the front lines self-document their experiences working high-risk shifts in New York City. Self-shot footage follows trauma nurse Rhanell and EMT Alex through their first shifts on the job, documenting intense ambulance runs, personal crises at home and in the field, and more, placing viewers alongside the heroes putting their lives on the line to combat COVID-19. —Tyler Aquilina

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What ELSE to Watch

8 p.m.

Deadliest CatchDiscovery

America’s Got TalentNBC

The Murder of George Floyd: A Nation RespondsInvestigation Discovery

9 p.m.

Vanderpump Rules (reunion, part 2) — Bravo

Good Bones (season premiere) — HGTV

10 p.m.

The Genetic DetectiveABC

World of DanceNBC

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick StoryUSA

10:30 p.m.

The Last O.G. (season finale) — TBS


Sticks & Stones (series debut) — BritBox

Here Awhile (movie) — Digital/VOD

You Don't Nomi (documentary) — Digital/VOD

*times are ET and subject to change