“Scouts Honor: The Secret Files of the Boy Scouts of America” (Netflix, streaming) blows the whistle on the once-trusted organization that filed for bankruptcy after its internal files that included 82,000 sexual abuse claims, were made public in 2000. Several of the survivors speak.
Speaking of which, “Predators” (Netflix, streaming) is a new five-episode natural history series focusing on wild dogs, cheetahs and the like. Tom Hardy narrates.
The new series “Evolution Earth” (PBS, 10 p.m.) looks at animals that are keeping pace with a changing planet. Shane Campbell-Staton (“Human Footprint”) hosts.
The new four-part true crime documentary series “Never Let Him Go” (Hulu, streaming) concerns a man’s quest to get to the truth of the death of his brother decades earlier at the bottom of an Australian cliff. Initially ruled a suicide, it may have been the murderous result of a brutal wave of homophobia in Sydney.
A new season comes for the animated bush “I Am Groot” (Disney+, streaming), with Vin Diesel reprising his best role, originally in “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
The live-action “The Little Mermaid” (Disney+, streaming) with Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy, Daveed Diggs and Awkwafina, makes its streaming debut, adding an extra song.
A Roma teen in the U.K. returns to Poland with her family in the new series “Infamy” (Netflix, streaming).
From Brazil comes the workplace comedy “Reporting for Duty” (Netflix, streaming), set in a Rio police station.
“Ancient Empires” (History, 8 p.m.) wraps up its three night run with a look at Cleopatra (Then it’s back to “Pawn Stars” I guess).
The fourth season of “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown” (INSP, 8 p.m.) is an all-star affair, bringing contestants from the first three seasons. Trace Adkins hosts.
“American Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings) returns for its second season with a ride on the Suwannee River.
There’s a veto competition on “Big Brother” (CBS, 8 p.m.), where Cameron has just nominated Zag and Blue for eviction.
“Archer” (FXX, 10 p.m.) and his team travel to England.
A second season starts for forensic expert Alina Burroughs in “Crime Scene Confidential” (Investigation Discovery, 9 p.m.).
“America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.) reveals results from Tuesday’s show.
Pitfall determines who is his biggest “Superfan” (CBS, 9 p.m.).
“Master Chef” (Fox, 8 p.m.) prepare barbecue in the first of two consecutive episodes.
Networks are so excited about football starting that they’ve scheduled an “NFL Kickoff Eve” (NBC, 9 p.m.).
“The Ms. Pat Show” (BET, 10:30 p.m.) is rattled by online trolls.
“The Real Housewives of Orange County” (Bravo, 8 p.m.) plans a party for a network launch.
Adoption is a struggle for one of “The Real Housewives of Miami” (Bravo, 9:30 p.m.).
The revived “Reno 911!” (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.) makes its way to cable.
Ronny thinks he hears the cries of a shapeshifting creature from Alaskan folklore on “Expedition Bigfoot” (Discovery, 10 p.m.), But he’s almost certainly mistaken.
“Expedition X” (Discovery, 9 p.m.) goes to Ireland to find the Hellfire Club.
Jennie Garth hosts a 90s-themed “Battle of the Decades” (Food, 10 p.m.).
“To Catch a Smuggler” (National Geographic, 9 pm.) goes after money launderers.
A month-long Wednesday night showcase of British actor Dirk Bogarde begins with “I Could Go on Singing” (8 p.m.), “The Spanish Gardner” (10 p.m.), “Song Without End” (midnight) and “The Angel Wore Red” (2:30 a.m.).
During the day are gambler flicks, with “Killer McCoy” (6 a.m.), “Smart Girls Don’t Talk” (8 a.m.), “Smart Money” (9:30 a.m.), “Dark Hazard” (11 a.m.), “Shooting Straight” (12:15 p.m.), “The Great Sinner” (1:30 p.m.), “Some Came Running” (3:30 p.m.) and “Cabin in the Sky” (6 p.m.).
Baseball includes Minnesota at Cleveland (MLB, 1 p.m.), Philadelphia at San Diego (MLB, 4 p.m.) and St. Louis at Atlanta (MLB, 7:20 p.m.).
WNBA action has Seattle at Atlanta (NBA, 7 p.m.).
Quarterfinals continue at The U.S. Open (ESPN, noon and 7 p.m.).
Soccer has Gibraltar at Malta (Fox Sports 2, 2 p.m.) in a men’s friendly.
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos: Jake Gyllenhaal, Charity Lawson, Dotun Olubeko. The Talk: Alan Ruck, Jamie Yuccas (rerun). Kelly Clarkson: Vin Diesel, Quentin Plair (rerun). Jennifer Hudson: Charles Barkley, Rhea Williams (rerun). Tamron Hall: Reggie Bush.
All reruns due to the writers’ strike: Stephen Colbert: George Stephanopoulos, Marcia Gay Harden. Jimmy Kimmel: Idris Elba, Lamorne Morris, The Regrettes. Jimmy Fallon: Michelle Obama, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Sampa the Great, Angelique Kidjo. Seth Meyers: Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Charlotte Nicdao. James Corden: Will Arnett, Aaron Paul, Jonas Brothers.