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What's on your HDTV: 'Halt and Catch Fire,' 'Madden NFL 2017'

Engadget Engadget 22/08/2016 Richard Lawler
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The Olympics were a nice diversion, but now it's back to your regular summer programming schedule. AMC's hardware hacking series Halt and Catch Fire is back, and Madden NFL 2017 is hitting consoles everywhere. FX's The Strain brings its vampires back for another run, while HBO wraps up The Night of and Playdead's latest game Inside arrives on PS4. Look after the break to check out each day's highlights, including trailers and let us know what you think (or what we missed).

Blu-ray & Games & Streaming

  • The Huntsman: Winter's War (4K)
  • Ash vs. Evil Dead (S1)
  • Snow White and the Huntsman (4K)
  • The Nice Guys
  • The Walking Dead (S6)
  • Midnight Run (Collector's Edition)
  • DC's Legends of Tomorrow (S1)
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • The Strain (S2)
  • Lucifer (S1)
  • Roots (2016)
  • Narcos (S1)
  • Blue is the Warmest Color (Netflix, 8/26)
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Worms WMD (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Hue (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Valley (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  • Metrico+ (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Madden NFL 17
  • The King of Fighters XIV (PS4)
  • Inside (PS4)


  • So You Think You Can Dance, Fox, 8PM
  • WWE Raw, USA, 8PM
  • The Fosters, Freeform, 8PM
  • American Ninja Warrior, NBC, 8PM
  • Chris Harris on Cars (season finale), BBC America, 9PM
  • Guilt (season finale), Freeform, 9PM
  • Rizzoli & Isles, TNT, 9PM
  • Cheer Squad (series premiere), Freeform, 10PM
  • Adventure Capitalists (series premiere), CNBC, 10PM
  • Major Crimes, TNT, 10PM
  • Mistresses, ABC, 10PM
  • The Making of the Mob, AMC, 10PM
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, TBS, 10:30PM


  • Difficult People, Hulu, 3AM
  • Casual (season finale), Hulu, 3AM
  • America's Got Talent, NBC, 8PM
  • WWE Smackdown, USA, 8PM
  • Pretty Little Liars, Freeform, 8PM
  • Forged in Fire (season premiere), History, 9PM
  • Halt and Catch Fire (season premiere), AMC, 9PM
  • MadTV, CW, 9PM
  • Dead of Summer, Freeform, 9PM
  • Zoo, CBS, 9PM
  • Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the LA Rams, HBO, 10PM
  • Better Late than Never (series premiere), NBC, 10PM
  • The View : 20 Years in the Making, ABC, 10PM
  • Adam Ruins Everything (summer premiere), TruTV, 10PM
  • One Shot (series premiere), BET, 10PM


  • Penn & Teller: Fool Us, CW, 8PM
  • Unsung: Howard Hewett, TV One, 8PM
  • Big Brother, CBS, 8PM
  • Suits, USA, 9PM
  • America's Got Talent, NBC, 9PM
  • Dating Naked, VH1, 9PM
  • Dual Survival (season premiere), Discovery, 9PM
  • My Last Days, CW, 9PM
  • The Night Shift, NBC, 9PM
  • Catfish, MTV, 10PM
  • Mr. Robot, USA, 10PM
  • Tyrant, FX, 10PM
  • Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons, HBO, 10PM
  • American Gothic, CBS, 10PM
  • The Night Shift, NBC, 10PM
  • Unlocking the Truth, MTV, 11PM


  • NFL preseason: Falcons/Dolphins, NBC, 8PM
  • Battlebots, ABC, 8PM
  • Big Brother, CBS, 9PM
  • Beauty and the Beast, CW, 9PM
  • Ripper Street, BBC America, 10PM
  • Lip Sync Battle, Spike TV, 10PM
  • Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, FX, 10PM
  • Queen of the South, USA, 10PM


  • XOXO, Netflix, 3AM
  • Dawn of the Croods (S2), Netflix, 3AM
  • Glitter Force (S2), Netflix, 3AM
  • Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable Guy: We've Been Thinking..., Netflix, 3AM
  • The Kicks (series premiere), Amazon Prime
  • NFL preseason: Browns/Buccaneers, CBS, 8PM
  • Killjoys, Syfy, 9PM
  • Dark Matter, Syfy, 10PM
  • Ridiculousness, MTV, 10PM
  • Superstore, NBC, 10:30PM
  • The Eric Andre Show, Cartoon Network, 12AM


  • UFC Fight Night, Fox, 8PM
  • Unwanted Guest, Lifetime, 8PM
  • Aquarius, NBC, 9PM
  • Boston EMS (season finale), ABC, 9PM


  • Celebrity Family Feud, ABC, 8PM
  • Big Brother, CBS, 8PM
  • The X Factor U (season premiere), AXS TV, 8PM
  • Downton Abbey: I Miss Downton Abbey, PBS, 8PM
  • 2016 MTV Music Awards, MTV, 9PM
  • $100,000 Pyramid, ABC, 9PM
  • Fear the Walking Dead, AMC, 9PM
  • The Night of (season finale), HBO, 9PM
  • Ray Donovan, Showtime, 9PM
  • Power, Starz, 9PM
  • The Last Ship, TNT, 9PM
  • The Strain (season premiere), FX, 10PM
  • Survivor's Remorse, Starz, 10PM
  • Braindead, CBS, 10PM
  • Roadies (season finale), Showtime, 10PM
  • Murder in the First, TNT, 10PM
  • Talking Dead, AMC, 10:30PM
  • Ballers, HBO, 10:45PM
  • Motive, USA, 11PM
  • Vice Principals, HBO, 11:15PM
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, HBO, 11PM
  • Geeking Out, AMC, 11:59PM

(All times listed are ET)

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