Fourth of July Viewing Guide: What to Watch on TV

From firework shows to “Jaws,” here are Independence Day weekend’s highlights

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No plans this Fourth of July? Cable TV has you covered! From Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks to “Independence Day” to the “Ocean’s” trilogy, here is a complete list of what to watch on TV on the Fourth of July.

Firework Shows

New York, NY: Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks start at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC and are streaming on Peacock with an encore presentation from 10-11 p.m. on NBC.

Nashville, TN: CMT’s Red, White and Blue Weekend featuring CMT Hot 20 Countdown “Holiday Salute to the Troops” starts at 9 a.m. ET/8 a.m. CT and “CMT Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4” concert and fireworks displays begins at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT on CMT

Washington, D.C.: A Capitol Fourth airs 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET on PBS

Movies and TV

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest at 10:45 a.m. ET on ESPN

“Independence Day” at 7 p.m. ET/PT on TNT

“Jaws” at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT and 9:30 p.m. on Syfy

“Ocean’s” Trilogy All-Day Marathon on E!

“Grey’s Anatomy” All-Day Marathon on Lifetime

“John Wick” Franchise All-Day Marathon on USA Network

“Rocky” Franchise All-Day Marathon on AMC