What's on TV for Thursday, August 12

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The Philadelphia 76ers are taking on the Atlanta Hawks in an NBA Summer League game tonight. Helen Mirren is narrating a nature documentary on ABC, and Nick and Amy are cleaning out their tiny house on a new episode of Making It.

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NBA Summer League

Tonight the Philadelphia 76ers are taking on the Atlanta Hawks in an NBA Summer League game. Tonight's game is being played from Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas.

Watch at 9pm EDT on ESPN 2

When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren narrates a documentary examination of the animal kingdom, featuring Janice the Feminist Mantis and a rabbit with a little guy complex attacking a water buffalo.

Watch at 9pm EDT on ABC


A Sundance Official Selection, Homeroom follows Oakland High School’s class of 2020 as they confront an unprecedented year. Anxiety over test scores and college applications gives way to uncertainty springing from a rapidly developing pandemic. Efforts to eliminate the school district’s police force unfold against the backdrop of growing nationwide demands for systemic change.

Watch anytime on Hulu

Making It

When Nick and Amy clean out their tiny house on Making It tonight, the Makers get to turn some of those trashy items into unique treasures for the Faster Craft. 

Watch at 9pm EDT on NBC

The Outpost

Tonight on The Outpost, Talon and Luna fight to save Zed from unearthly powers. Garret pressures Tobin to betray Falista. Wren and Janzo explore mysteries beneath the Outpost. 

Watch at 9pm EDT on the CW

Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild

In a world where humans and fearsome monsters live in an uneasy balance, young hunter Aiden fights to save his village from destruction by a dragon.

Watch anytime on Netflix

Restaurant: Impossible

Tonight on a new episode of Restaurant: Impossible, Robert Irvine travels to Milwaukee, where owner Abel runs Mexican Village, a Tex-Mex restaurant that's drowning in debt and destroying his relationship with his children. 

Watch at 10pm EDT on Food Network

Emily Price

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