Labor Day 2020 TV Viewing Guide: Here Are 17 Things to Watch

From the series premiere of Netflix’s “Away” to Season 2 of Amazon’s “The Boys”


For many of us, this Labor Day weekend will be the first in recent memory in which we will not attend a barbeque, crack open a cold one with the boys, or go for one last beach day of the season — unless done so in outdoor settings and in small groups with the proper social-distance measures in place, of course. But allow us at TheWrap to pose an alternative: Stay inside and watch TV instead. Here are 17 options spaced out from Friday to Monday that just might keep you entertained.Also Read: Ayrton Senna Miniseries About Late Brazilian Racing Driver Ordered at Netflix

“Away” – NetflixSeason 1 of this Hilary Swank-led series about astronauts on a very long mission to Mars premieres Friday. Also Read: ‘Challenger: The Final Flight’ Trailer Retraces Tragic 1986 NASA Mission That Never Made It to Space (Video)

“The Boys” Season 2 – AmazonCrack open a cold one with The Boys when the second season of this series about a vigilante group that keeps superheroes-gone-rogue in check premieres on Friday.Also Read: How ‘The Boys’ Faced ‘A Metric S— Ton of Pressure’ in Crafting Season 2

“Mulan” – Disney+Be one of the first to stream Disney’s live-action remake of the animated classic movie when it becomes available to Disney+ subscribes for an extra fee on Friday.Also Read: Jason Scott Lee Explains How His ‘Mulan’ Villain Differs From the Animated Version (Video)

“Noughts + Crosses” – PeacockThis fictional, dystopian alternate-history series about a society in which Black “Crosses” rule over white “Noughts” originally premiered on BBC One in the U.K., but Americans can catch it when it debuts Friday on Peacock. Also Read: What ‘Noughts + Crosses’ EP Wants White Audiences to Learn From Alternate History Series

“BTK: Chasing a Killer” – IDFans of true crime can watch this three-hour special presentation during ID’s “6 Nights of Serial Killers” on Friday at 9 p.m.Also Read: Golden State Killer Joseph James DeAngelo Gets Multiple Life Sentences for Serial Murders, Rapes

Major League Soccer – FOXCatch some soccer on Saturday when Orlando City plays Atlanta United at 8 p.m. on Fox.Also Read: Natalie Portman Brings Women’s Soccer Back to Los Angeles With Ownership of New Team

“Black Love” Season 4 premiere – OWNThis series seeks out the secrets of making a marriage work, highlighting real-life love stories from the Black community. Check it out when it returns on Saturday at 9 p.m. Also Read: Angela Bassett, Oprah Winfrey, Courtney B Vance, Phylicia Rashad to Star in HBO’s ‘Between the World and Me’

“FOX NFL Sunday: 2020 Season Preview” – FOX Watch Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson, Michael Strahan, and Curt Menefee talk about this year’s unprecedented upcoming NFL Season on Sunday at 7 p.m.Also Read: Fox Sports ‘Will Not Include’ Thom Brennaman in NFL Schedule Following ‘Abhorrent’ Slur on Hot Mic

“P-Valley” Season Finale – StarzWatch the first season finale of this show about a Mississippi Delta strip club called The Pynk Sunday on Starz at 8 p.m.Also Read: ‘P-Valley’ Creator Katori Hall on Why the Word ‘Pussy’ Was Censored in Starz Show’s Title

“Power Book II: Ghost” Series Premiere – StarzWatch the very first episode of the very first spinoff (three more to come!) of the “Power” franchise on Sunday at 9 p.m. Also Read: Cliff ‘Method Man’ Smith on How His ‘Power Book II: Ghost’ Character Has a ‘Hint’ of Donald Trump

“Madagascar: A Little Wild” – Hulu and PeacockFor the kids, turn on this animated series featuring beloved zoo animals Marty, Alex, Gloria, and Melman from the “Madagascar” franchise on both streaming services Monday.Also Read: Disney+ in September: Here’s Everything New Coming

“American Ninja Warrior” Season 12 Premiere – NBCWatch the first night of qualifiers for Season 12 on Monday at 8 p.m. You’ll see a lot of athleticism, but what you won’t see is any trace of former champion Drew Drechsel.Also Read: ‘All Stars Skills’ Version of ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Tops Monday’s TV Ratings

“The Bachelor: Greatest Seasons Ever!” Season finale – ABCWatch Juan Pablo Galavis’ episode of this recap series on Monday at 8 p.m. to gear up for the premiere of “The Bachelorette” on Oct. 13 starring one of the women from his season, Clare Crawley.Also Read: Will Tayshia Adams Take Over for Clare Crawley as the Bachelorette?

“Devil’s Road: The True Story of Ed and Lorraine Warren” – Travel ChannelLearn all about the real-life paranormal-investigating couple behind “The Conjuring” and “Annabelle” films in this special airing Monday night at 9 p.m.Also Read: Ed and Lorraine Warren Go Inside the Amityville Horror House in ‘Shock Doc’ Preview

“The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne” – A&EFans of Black Sabbath — or just a good time — will want to tune in to A&E’s two-hour biography special on Ozzy Osbourne on Monday at 9 p.m. Also Read: Ozzy Osbourne Diagnosed With Parkinson’s: ‘It’s Been Terribly Challenging’ (Video)

“Amy Schumer Learns to Cook” Season 2 Finale – Food Network If you like her comedy, you might also like to watch Schumer learn how to cook with the help of her husband, Chris Fischer, who happens to be a professional chef. Airs Monday at 10 p.m.Also Read: Amy Schumer Shares Her Phone Number for Sexual Assault Victims: ‘I’m Here to Talk’

“How I Met Your Mother” 64-Episode Marathon – Laff NetworkAn oldie but a goodie. Scripps channel Laff Network, the country’s first-ever, over-the-air broadcast television network devoted to comedy around-the-clock, will marathon 64 of “HIMYM’s” 208 episodes starting Sunday at 8 a.m. ET and running straight through Monday at midnight. The rest of the nine-season run continues from there.Also Read: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Sign Netflix Deal
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