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What to Watch on Thursday: A new season of ‘For the People,’ a blockbuster night on ‘RuPaul’

Britt Robertson, left, and Charles Michael Davis in ABC’s “For the People.”
Britt Robertson, left, and Charles Michael Davis in ABC’s “For the People.” ABC

For the People (10 p.m., ABC) - In the Season 2 premiere, Sandra (Britt Robertson), with the help of new investigator Ted (Charles Michael Davis of “Younger”), must defend a teenage gamer whose online argument leads to a police raid that ends with the death of a United States senator. Hope Davis, Anna Deavere Smith, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Ben Shenkman also star.

Also on tonight . .

Gotham (8 p.m., Fox) - After Gordon is shot in an attempt to establish a cease-fire, he hallucinates a trial for his life that could have deadly, real consequences;

RuPaul’s Drag Race (9 p.m., VH1) - The queens must act in drag versions of blockbuster movies. Guest judges are Sydelle Noel (“Black Panther”) and Bobby Moynihan (“Saturday Night Live”).

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Brooke Cain is a North Carolina native who has worked at The News & Observer for more than 20 years. She writes about TV and local media for the Happiness is a Warm TV blog, and also covers local retail.


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