From ‘Frankie’ to ‘Whitney’: What shows to watch on Labor Day -

From ‘Frankie’ to ‘Whitney’: What shows to watch on Labor Day


Say goodbye to summer time with this sampling of Labor Day TV sights — a mixture of crowd- pleasers, a brand-new youngsters’s sequence and a watercooler-worthy documentary about a terrific American entertainer.

Harry Potter Marathon, Freeform

Two movies from the latter a part of the Harry Potter filmography shut out the Freefrom marathon of the younger wizard’s film odyssey. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” (2009) kicks off the trio of movies at 11 a.m. and is adopted by the 2 elements of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” (2010 and 2011) , from 2:30 to 11 p.m.

“I Am Frankie”

7:30 p.m., Nickelodeon

Collection premiere. Frankie Gaines (Alex Hook) seems like every other woman, however she features as a high-tech laptop, full with Web entry, in depth reminiscence and extra. After escaping from tech firm EGG Labs to keep away from getting used for evil functions, Frankie enrolls in highschool in an try and move as a typical teenager. Regardless of being manufactured from wires and circuits, she performs effectively with others, making buddies with Dayton (Nicole Alyse Nelson) — all whereas holding her true identification a secret.

Robert De Niro as Rupert Pupkin in “The King of Comedy.”Everett Assortment

“American Ninja Warrior”

eight p.m., NBC

“Ninja” stalwarts Josh Levin, Mike Bernardo, Flip Rodriguez and Nick Hanson are in Las Vegas for the primary a part of the sequence’ competitors finals. These rugged souls will deal with a four-part course modeled after the epic Japanese Mount Midoriyama. The winner goes dwelling with $1 million.

“Bachelor in Paradise”

eight p.m., ABC

As this nouveau “Membership Med” attracts to a scantily clad shut, a brand new stud on the scene chats up all the women earlier than one accepts his date. An particularly good-looking participant steals one other man’s woman. The double-daters go velocity boating and zip lining.

CBS Fall Preview

Monday, eight:30 p.m., CBS

The autumn season doesn’t formally launch till the top of the month however you will get a style of what new comedies and dramas the community has in retailer on this shameless promotional walk-up, co-hosted by the celebrities of particular person new sequence similar to “The Massive Bang Concept” prequel “Younger Sheldon” (Iain Armitage), sitcoms “Me, Myself & I” (Bobby Moynihan), “9JKL” (Mark Feuerstein) and the cutting-edge drama “Knowledge of the Crowd” (Jeremy Piven. The motion sequence “SEAL Group” and “S.W.A.T” can be launched by their respective stars David Boreanaz (“Bones”) and Shemar Moore (“Prison Minds”).

Iain Armitage and Zoe Perry star in “Younger Sheldon.”CBS

“Whitney: Can I Be Me”

9 p.m., Showtime

Whitney Houston’s dying in 2012 at age 48 shocked her followers, however the seeds of doom had been at all times there, able to sprout. She hid her lesbian love affair, grew to become an enormous drug addict after which inexplicably married R&B dangerous boy Bobby Brown. Houston’s mom, gospel singer Cissy Houston, doesn’t come off particularly effectively right here.

“The King of Comedy”

10 p.m., TCM

Initially a box-office flop, this Martin Scorsese film about Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro) — a failed comedian who kidnaps a beloved talk-show host (Jerry Lewis) so as to land an look on his TV present — has stood the check of time.