What to Watch on Philo: August 23rd, 2021 through August 29th, 2021

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Summer is quickly coming to an end. The leaves are already starting to change, and the kids are heading back to school. This new season is ushering in cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice everything, and best of all, Fall TV premieres! From outrageous reality shows and thrilling true-crime to delicious dramas and sweet romance, things are back in full swing. Watch these must-see shows and movies live, or tap the save button (+) and catch up on your own schedule. Check out what’s premiering on Philo this week:

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

MTV is celebrating life’s messy moments with their new comedy clip series Messyness. Join hosts Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Tori Spelling, Adam Rippon, and Teddy Ray as they hilariously unpack all of the messy stages of partying, dating, and young adulthood. Tune in to the Messyness special event, starting on Monday, August 23rd at 7/6c on MTV, and catch back-to-back episodes of the new season airing all week-long.

1275 Days is a documentary about the controversial Elkhart Four case. After a botched home invasion, a young man is wrongfully charged with felony murder due to a legal technicality. While he sits in prison waiting out the grueling days of his sentence, his family is fighting against the system for his freedom in the hopes of giving him a second chance at life—watch 1275 Days on SundanceTV, Monday, August 23rd at 10pm.

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

OWN’s hit coming-of-age story took us on a slightly different journey this season. We’re transported to the future, following a now 30-something David who’s putting the traumas of his childhood in the rearview as he faces the pressures of adulthood. David’s rising career has allowed him to make moves that could benefit his community forever, but he’s stuck at a crossroads—not knowing whether to rely on the instincts that helped him survive or take on a new approach to living life. See how David’s story unfolds in the season finale of David Makes Man Tuesday, August 24th at 9/8c on OWN.

Tune in to TLC’s Welcome to Plathville on Tuesday, August 24th at 10/9c. The series follows a conservative family of 11 living in southern Georgia. Watch as they face changes and challenges when new members visit their isolated farm and shake up the family dynamic, making some kids question their traditional lives.

These ladies are moving beyond their troubled pasts to make way for a brighter future. Notorious Queens Mehgan James, La’Britney Franklin, Stormey Ramdhan, and Tonesa Welch as they build new friendships, grow their businesses, and search for love—all while leaning on each other for sisterhood and support. Watch the series premiere Tuesday, August 24th at 8pm on WEtv

Friday, August 27th, 2021

They found love after lockup, but will they stay committed for life? Don’t miss a minute of the drama as these couples navigate life’s ups and downs in the premiere of Life After Lockup, airing Friday, August 27th at 9/8c on WEtv.

Saturday, August 28th, 2021

Imagine having to work with your ex-boyfriend. That’s exactly what Amanda faces when she’s reunited with her first love, JP, to sell her aunt’s pecan farm. Old feelings flicker and new bonds are built as they work together in this Hallmark Channel original, Sweet Pecan Summer, premiering Saturday, August 28th at 9/8c.

Sunday, August 29th, 2021

What if the person closest to you – your own flesh and blood – transformed into something evil right before your eyes? Investigation Discovery’s Evil Lives Here examines the traumatic and true stories of people who lived with a killer right under their noses. The show begs the question: How well do you really know your family? Tune in to the finale on Sunday, August 29th at 9/8c.

When two complete strangers brave the elements in the buff, the possibilities are endless. Tune in to the finale of Discovery’s unique survivalist series, Naked and Afraid, concluding Sunday, August 29th, at 8/7c.

Looking for more shows to watch on Philo?

Dive into our on-demand library of more than 60,000 titles – just look for the “VOD” tags on Show Profiles. And if you’ve found something you love, save it for later so you’ll never miss an episode, and you can fast-forward to get to all of the best bits quicker.


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