HEELS 10 p.m. on Starz. Football has “Friday Night Lights,” soccer has “Ted Lasso” and wrestling has “Heels.” This show, about two brothers, Ace and Jack, carrying on their father’s legacy through the Duffy Wrestling League, is wrapping up its second season, which gave us a few deep dives into the characters’ emotional sides.
48 HOURS: THE GILGO BEACH SERIAL KILLINGS and THE NIGHT OF THE IDAHO STUDENT MURDERS starting at 9 p.m. on CBS. If you’re catching up on your true-crime news, “48 Hours” has you covered with these back-to-back episodes. First up is the Gilgo Beach serial killings: Between the years of 1996 and 2011, the remains of 10 bodies were found on a stretch of a Long Island beach; earlier this year, Rex Heuermann was charged with killing three of the people. In November 2022, four college students were found murdered in Moscow, Idaho. Now, Bryan Kohberger, a Ph.D. student in criminology at a nearby university, has been charged with four counts of murder.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY (1940) 8 p.m. on TCM. This movie, directed by Preston Sturges, is about a prank that simultaneously goes very right and very wrong. Jimmy is trying to win a slogan competition so he can buy a ring to propose to his girlfriend. When the winner still hasn’t been announced, Jimmy’s co-workers write a fake telegram and leave it on his desk so he thinks he won. Shticks, fake outs and confusion quickly follow.
WINNING TIME 9 p.m. on HBO. Based on the book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s” by Jeff Pearlman, this fictionalized account of the NBA team is wrapping up its second season, which has focused on Magic Johnson (Quincy Isaiah) after his knee injury and tension with the team. It seems important to note that some of the Lakers stars that are fictionalized in this series are not at all happy with their portrayal.