Tuesday TV: ‘The Resistance Banker’

resistanceBankerIn addition to the apparent resistance in the current White House, there is also the story of “The Resistance Banker” (Netflix, streaming), who set up an underground bank to help fund the resistance to Nazis in occupied Amsterdam. The Dutch film by Joram Lürsen stars Barry Atsma, Jacob Derwig and Pierre Bokma.

Also online is a stand-up special from the young Scottish comic, “Daniel Sloss: Live Shows” (Netflix, streaming).

“The Great American Read” (PBS, 8 p.m.) kicks off its fall season with Meredith Vieira in the Library of Congress where she introduces a jumble of little segments about some of the 100 books on the list. They play like commercials, or previews to future episodes, as do the constant requests to vote.

Today’s anniversary means some more specials: “9/11: Escape from the Towers” (History, 9 p.m.).

Looks like the reunion will be more exciting than the final moments on the beach in the finale of “Bachelor in Paradise” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

The “Sons of Anarchy” sequel “Mayans M.C.” (FX, 10 p.m.) had the biggest debut on cable TV this year last week.

Less so: last week’s debut of “The Purge” (USA, 10 p.m.).

Bob Woodward is guest on “The Rachel Maddow Show” (MSNBC, 9 p.m.)

Another day, another network previews its fall shows in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine Presents NBC Fall 2018” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

Another round of semi-finals are on “America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

On “Castaways” (ABC, 10 p.m.), Robbie and Kenzie are convinced Eric are on their island.

Hosts on “Married at First Sight” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) answer viewer questions.

“Flipping Out” (Bravo, 10 p.m.) returns for its 11th season.

Ping tries dating on “Model Squad” (E!, 8 p.m.).

“Below Deck Mediterranean” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) has a reunion.

Four chefs with Cuban connections square off on Cuban food on “Chopped” (Food, 9 p.m.).

An army is led to the gates of “Outpost” (CW, 9 p.m.).

Survivors face off on “Wrecked” (TBS, 10 p.m.).

The triplets meet the world on “Rattled” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

The Black Experience in Film continues on Turner Classic Movies with “Cooley High” (8 p.m.), “Sounder” (10 p.m.), “Bright Road” (midnight), “The Learning Tree” (1:30 a.m.) and “Fame” (3:30 a.m.).

Baseball includes Milwaukee at Cubs (MLB, 8 p.m.).

In soccer, it’s Spain vs. Croatia (ESPN2, 2:30 p.m.) in the UEFA Nations League and Brazil vs. El Salvador (beIN Sports, 8:20 p.m.) and Mexico vs. United States (ESPN, Univision, 8:30 p.m.) in men’s international friendlies.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Chris Harrison, Miss America Nia Franklin, Plain White T’s. The View: Emma Thompson. The Talk: Jamie Lee Curtis, Jesse Palmer. Steve Harvey Judge Marilyn Milian, Tyler Mitchell. Ellen DeGeneres: Heidi Klum, Olivia Munn. Wendy Williams: Rob Shuter. The Real: Brandy Norwood, Sheryl Lee Ralph, William Allen Young, Countess Vaughn, Shar Jackson, Marcus T. Paulk, Ray J (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Rapport. Jimmy Kimmel: Keegan-Michael Key, Dave Salmoni. Jimmy Fallon: Matthew McConaughey, Norm Macdonald, Future. Seth Meyers: Anna Kendrick, Natasha Rothwell. James Corden: Joe Manganiello, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Why Don’t We. Carson Daly: Taissa Farmiga, Wildermiss, Justin Willman. Trevor Noah: Mitsuki. Conan O’Brien: Andy Samberg, Nicole Byer, Dawes (rerun).

 

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