Britney Spears has no flippin’ idea what “Oops! … I Did It Again” is about.
“I don’t know,” she told James Corden, failing to reveal a secret for the ages in the episode of “Carpool Karaoke” that aired Thursday night on “The Late Late Show.” “I really don’t know. I think it’s just a song.”Read more
The doctor is out at HLN.
CNN’s sister cable channel is dropping addiction expert Dr. Drew Pinsky’s nightly prime-time show, “Dr. Drew,” on Sept. 22.
The program, which has aired on HLN since 2011, is the latest casualty of an overall revamp at the channel aimed at returning it to its news roots.Read more
An unexpected drop in the TV ratings for the Rio Games won’t keep the event from being the financial success that NBC predicted.Read more
Aquarius This 1960s-set crime drama, starring David Duchovny (“The X-Files”) as an LAPD detective on the trail of cult leader Charles Manson (Gethin Anthony), is back with a pair of new episodes; Grey Damon and Emma Dumont also star. 9 and 10 p.m. NBC
Boston EMS This docu-series about paramedics in Boston ends its second season with back-to-back new episodes. 9 and 10 p.m.Read more
Masters of Illusion Jonathan Pendragon, Eric Buss, Naathan Phan, Barry & Stuart, Chris Randall and David & Dania are featured in this new episode of the magic showcase hosted by Dean Cain. 8 p.m. KTLA
Bering Sea Gold The fleet is offered access to an untouched claim, which is rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold, in the docu-series’ season premiere. 9 p.m.Read more
The day after it was revealed that he and three teammates had not been randomly robbed at gunpoint during the Olympic Games in Rio, swimmer and gold medalist Ryan Lochte offered the world an apology via Instagram.
It was quickly derided by many, in media mainstream and social, as shallow, boilerplate and/or literally the least he could do. Within days, Lochte lost at least four major sponsors.Read more