VICE This new episode of the news magazine series examines the effects of gerrymandering on American democracy. 7:30 p.m. HBO
Masters of Illusion This showcase for magicians ends its season featuring Billy Kidd, Michael Grandinetti, Naathan Phan, Chris Randall, Tommy Wind, Ed Alonzo and Jonathan Pendragon. Dean Cain is the host. 8 p.m.Read more
In "Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus," a shaggy-dog documentary series premiering Friday on Cinemax, the creator of "Beavis and Butt-head" and co-creator of "King of the Hill" and "Silicon Valley" finds the dark, crazed heart of country music and turns it into a cartoon, literally.Read more
Gotham The fourth season begins as Penguin’s (Robin Lord Taylor) new blueprint for crime in the city hits some snags, while Gordon (Ben McKenzie) suspects that clues left at several robberies show that Jonathan Crane (guest star Charlie Tahan) has returned. David Mazouz, Donal Logue and Morena Baccarin also star. 8 p.m.Read more
In some ways, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and 2017 were made for each other.
On the one hand, the Canadian agit-rock instrumental collective has decried rampant capitalism, the military industrial complex and what it considers a crumbling world since its 1998 debut, “F#A# (Infinity),” opened with one of the doomiest visions of the apocalypse this side of Cormac McCarthy.Read more
Having an outsider on the set of “The Good Place” requires some stealth coordination and, well, some spoiler-free props.
It’s mid-August on the NBCUniversal lot, and production on the show’s second season is nearing the finish line.Read more
Big Brother The unscripted series ends its 19th round with a two-hour season finale. Julie Chen hosts. 8 p.m. CBS
America's Got Talent Tyra Banks reveals the $1-million winner in the unscripted competition’s season finale. 8 p.m.Read more