14 Things to Watch Aug. 12 - Aug. 18

Wondering what to watch next week? Here's the scoop on what you'll want to be watching as you head into the weekend of Aug. 12 on network and cable television, streaming and on-demand. Whatever your platform—HBO, Showtime, Acorn, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu—we've got you covered with what to watch. Plus, check out what's new on Blu-ray and DVD, and hot new movies opening next week. Let’s get watching!

All times Eastern.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12
A League of Their Own

New comedy TV series based on the same source material of the 1992 movie, about a group of female players during World War II, stars Abbi Jacobson, D’Arcy Carden and Chanté Adame (Prime Video).

CMT Summer Camp
The group Little Big Town kicks off this new series, which features country acts in concert from the Sandy Creek Barn Amphitheater in Greensboro, Ga. (9 p.m., CMT).

The Princess

Intimate and immersive look at the life of the late Princess Diana—which premiered earlier this year at Sundance—coincides with the 25th anniversary of her tragic death (8 p.m., HBO).

Black Love
Couples detail what it takes to make their relationships work, from courtship to marriage, with all the twists, turns and bumps that come with the road (10 p.m., Own).

SUNDAY, Aug. 14
The Women’s Cup

Watch all the soccer (or football, for you Euro fans) action of the high-stakes international tournament—Tottenham! AC Milan! Racing Louisville FC!—beginning today on the streaming service (Paramount+).

Who Do You Think You Are?
Zachary Quinto travels to Italy and the American Midwest to discover the story of his grandfather and his career as a Pennsylvania politician (7 p.m., NBC).

MONDAY, Aug. 15
Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers

Ten-episode docuseries outlines the remarkable rise and unprecedented success of one of the most dominant and iconic franchises in pro sports—told by the people who lived it (Hulu).

Inside the Ritz Hotel London
Follow the documentary cameras for this two-episode look into one of the most famous hotels in the world, shedding light on its workers as well as its gilded fancy-pants world for high-society guests (3:01 a.m. Acorn TV).

TUESDAY, Aug. 16

New historical drama series stars Aidan Turner and Freddie Highmore in tales about the life and work of Leonardo di Vinci, his accomplishments and his struggles (8 p.m., The CW).

7 Little Johnsons
New season of the reality series, about an extended family of little people, finds the Johnson clan facing various new challenges and adventures, including a pair of teenagers looking toward college and careers (9 p.m., TLC).

Look Both Ways have art

Lili Reinhart
stars in this double-sided what-if drama, as a young woman whose life splits into parallel realities. With Luke Wilson (Netflix).

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
New streaming series spinoff from the Marvel Cinematic Universe stars Tatiana Maslany as an attorney specializing in superhuman-related legal cases—and with some big, green superpowers herself (Disney+).

The Undeclared War

Cyber-thriller series—about a team of high-security analysts trying to thwart hacks into the United Kingdom—stars Mark Rylance, Simon Pegg and Hanna Khalique. How can they win a war no one knows they’re fighting? (Peacock).

Inmate to Roommate
New docuseries follows recently released prison inmates as they re-enter society and move in with everyday people who welcome them into their homes—a practice aimed at dropping America’s alarmingly high recidivism rates (10 p.m., A&E).


The dinos come roaring back! Along with some new prehistoric creatures, in Jurassic World: Dominion (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment), which features a reunion of actors from across the hit franchise, including Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern and Sam Neill.

Diane Keaton
stars in Mack & Rita, a time-warp “body swap” comedy in which a young girl magically becomes her 70-something future self.