Thursday TV: A Couple of Familiar Faces

The reality series “Sweet Life: Los Angeles” (HBO Max) begins a second season on a day when the fate of HBO Max may be announced (and not be so sweet).

“Kakegurui Twin” (Netflix, streaming), based on the Japanese comic of the same, is a new anime series concerns a transfer student at a mysterious private academy where gambling is big.

“Good Grief” (Sundance Now, streaming), the New Zealand comedy about two sisters who inherited a small town funeral home, returns for its second season (it comes to cable’s IFC Aug. 17). 

“BottleBots” (Discovery, 8 p.m.) returns, but on a new channel. 

After a 90-minute ninth season finale for “Alone” (History, 9 p.m.) crowns a winner, there is a premiere for a new spinoff featuring past players with “Alone: The Skills Challenge” (History, 10:35 p.m.). 

The true crime documentary series “Accused: Guilty or Innocent?” (A&E, 9 p.m.) ends its third season with a Florida case. 

“Big Brother” (CBS, 9 p.m.) will vote out either Nicole or Taylor in a live eviction. 

An actor’s Ponzi scheme is the subject on “The Con” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

Game shows tonight include “Press Your Luck” (ABC, 8 p.m.) and “Generation Gap” (ABC, 9 p.m.). 

“Top Gear” (BBC America, 10 p.m.) looks for cheap cars.

Some secret dates occur on “Southern Charm” (Bravo, 9 p.m.). 

On the made-for-TV thriller “Missing Twin” (Lifetime Movie Network. 8 p.m.), a woman suspects the twin daughter he lost at birth is still alive. 

The lake trip comes to an end on “Buckhead Shore” (MTV, 9 p.m.). 

On “Brat Loves Judy” (WEtv, 9 p.m.), brat wants a listening party for her new album. 

Atlanta is one of the “101 Places to Party Before You Die” (truTV, 10:30 p.m.). 

One of the Yankees biggest losses is part of the first of two episodes of the Derek Jeter bio series “The Captain” (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

The actress Ruth Roman is the star on Turner Classic Movies all day with “Always Leave Them Laughing” (6 a.m.), “The Window” (8 a.m.), “Barricade” (9:30 a.m.), “Dallas” (11 a.m.), “Lightning Strikes Twice” (12:45 p.m.), “Mara Maru” (2:30 p.m.), “Great Day in the Morning” (4:30 p.m.), “Look in Any Window” (6:30 p.m.), “Strangers on a Train” (8 p.m.), “Tomorrow is Another Day” (10 p.m.), “Down Three Dark Streets” (11:45 p.m.), “5 Steps to Danger” (1:30 a.m.), “Invitation” (3 a.m.) and “Young Man With Ideas” (4:30 a.m.). 

Baseball includes Milwaukee at Pittsburgh (MLB, 12:30 p.m.), Dodgers at San Francisco (MLB, 3:30 p.m.) and Tampa Bay at Detroit (Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.). 

WNBA action has Phoenix at Connecticut (ESPN2, 7 p.m.). 

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest Jesse Williams, Gavin Casalegno, O.A.R. with Tamron Hall. The View: Jo Koy. The Talk: Lake Bell. Ellen DeGeneres: Chelsea Handler, Scott Eastwood (rerun). Drew Barrymore: Andy Cohen, Zazie Beetz, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton (rerun). Kelly Clarkson: Valerie Bertinelli, Chris Kattan, Matteo Bocelli (rerun). Tamron Hall: Tyler James Williams, Nina Parker (rerun). 

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: James Taylor, Colman Domingo. Jimmy Kimmel: Quentin Tarantino, Julia Garner, DOMi & JD Beck with Anderson Paak, Dana Carvey (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Joel McHale, Zoel Deutch, Saucy Santana. Seth Meyers: LL Cool J, Cristin Miliotti, Giullana Merello. James Corden: Hannah Einbinder, Lennon Parham, cast of “Hadestown” (rerun). Trevor Noah: Amanda Stenberg. 

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