Thursday TV: Jeff Bridges is ‘The Old Man’

Jeff Bridges returns to television for the first time (since he was on “Sea Hunt” with his dad), starring in an adaptation of the Thomas Perry novel “The Old Man” (FX, 10 p.m.), playing an ex-CIA agent who now has to avoid an assassin. John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman and Alia Shawkat also star.

A third remake of the comedy “Father of the Bride” (HBO Max, streaming) is set in a Cuban American family, with Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan as parents of the bride. 

The third hearing by the House Select Committee Investigating the Jan. 6 Attack (CNN, MSNBC, CSPAN, PBS, ABC, CBS, NBC, 1 p.m.) will concentrate on the pressure put on Vice President Mike Pence to not to count lawful electoral votes, a move that may have violated two criminal statutes. Witnesses will be two Pence advisers, Greg Jacob and J. Michael Luttig. 

The 48th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Julie Andrews (TNT, 10 p.m.) is held in Los Angeles. 

Golf’s U.S. Open (USA, 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.: NBC, 2 p.m.) begins play in Brookline, Mass. 

And it’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals with Golden State at Boston (ABC, 9 p.m.). It’s preceded by a “Jimmy Kimmel Live: NBA Finals Game Night” (ABC, 8 p.m.) with Martin Short, Steve Martin and Selena Gomez. 

The new animated series “Dead End: Paranormal Park” (Netflix, streaming) concerns a couple of teens (and a talking dog) who work at a local  haunted theme park. 

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