Thursday, Aug. 2
Summer Olympics, 8 p.m., NBC
Tonight, Gymnastics: women's all-around final; swimming, finals: men's 200m backstroke, men's 200m individual medley, women's 200m breaststroke, women's 100m freestyle; beach volleyball, men's: USA vs. Czech Republic; rowing: women's eights. The ‘team’ round of gymnastics always baffles me. They are really not a team. They are merely a group of similarly dressed young women who perform individually.
Wipeout, 9 p.m., ABC
An Olympics version of this would be so great – former Olympians facing off against Batter Up, Panic Hammocks and the Spin Psycho.
World’s Dumbest, 9 p.m., TruTV
Oh, don’t tell me you don’t watch this when you happen upon it while channel surfing. Of course you do. I do. Tonight, dumbest partiers, including “A baseball game streaker; a drunk falling up a hill; a wedding dance you have to see to believe.” There but for the grace of God, people …