Home Run Derby [ESPN, 8p]
Eight MLB stars slug the ball and run for home in San Diego’s Petco Park. The Orioles’ Mark Trumbo is the #1 seed.
Goodfellas/The Making of the Mob: Chicago [AMC, 7p]
AMC is a pretty perfect fit for Scorsese’s 1990 classic Goodfellas, and not simply because it pairs well with the cable network’s eagerly anticipated documentary, The Making of the Mob: Chicago. Goodfellas should merely be required viewing for all residents of this earth should watch at least once every three years or so. Poor Frankie Carbone.
Hip Hop Honors [VH1, 9p]
Do my ladies run this motherlover? Appears so. After a six year hiatus Hip Hop Honors returns to pay homage to the Queens of Hip Hop including Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Lil Kim and Salt n Pepa. #ladiesnight
ALSO ON TAP TONIGHT:
- Everyone’s favorite group of women keeping it real (hey, Jersey strong!, ya got a problem with that) come back to Lifetime for a seventh season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
- In the mood for feats of strength and not ready to wait the five months til Festivus, there’s some American Ninja Warrior on NBC.
- If you are not a fan of wine throwing or wall climbing, but love sweets, there’s always Cupcake Wars on the Food Network tonight.
- Meanwhile, over at Freeform, The Fosters is quietly putting on some great television.