Your TV To-Do List: Andy Samberg’s ‘Tour,’ a July ‘Snowfall,’ and More

Ethan Alter
Senior Writer, Yahoo Entertainment
Tour de Pharmacy (Photo: HBO)

With so much to watch on TV, it can be difficult to plan ahead. But we’re here to help! Here are the five shows you won’t want to miss this week.

A Capitol Fourth: Tuesday, July 4, at 8 p.m. on PBS
Ring in the Fourth of July with the sounds of the Beach Boys, the Blues Brothers, and, of course, fireworks. John Stamos hosts the annual Independence Day extravaganza, broadcast live from the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn.

Snowfall: Wednesday, July 5, at 10 p.m. on FX
The Americans may have finished its latest season, but FX isn’t done with the ’80s. Snowfall trades East Coast spies for West Coast drug dealers, exploring the birth of the crack cocaine trade on the mean streets of L.A.

Tour de Pharmacy: Saturday, July 8, at 10 p.m. on HBO
He’s already spent 7 Days in Hell, so a long-distance bike ride should be a piece of cake for Andy Samberg. The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and a gaggle of celebrities — including Orlando Bloom, Dolph Lundgren, and Mike Tyson — appear in this fake sports doc about a tainted cycling competition.

The Nineties: Sunday, July 9, at 9 p.m. on CNN
Return to the heyday of Friends, flannel, and “Flagpole Sitta” courtesy of CNN’s new seven-part nostalgia trip. For more ’90s memories, you can also check out HBO’s four-part documentary The Defiant Ones, all about the hip-hop empire built by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.

One Night Only: Alec Baldwin: Sunday, July 9, at 9 p.m. on Spike TV
Celebrate all things Baldwin in this tribute to the star of Beetlejuice, 30 Rock, and The Boss Baby, featuring the likes of Bill Clinton, Jack McBrayer, and Ireland Baldwin.

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