NFL Football: Cowboys at Giants (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) — I dislike both of you, Cowboys and Giants, but I LOVE having you back, football. KSK has the live blog, and from here on out, just humor me when I blab on about how my Panthers will have a good season. “Sure they will, Josh…sure they will.”
Democratic National Convention (Various network, various times) — Bill Clinton’s going to be there to give a speech, but because it’s not football, no one cares.
Royal Pains (USA, 9 p.m.) — Not football.
Damages (DirecTV Audience Network, 9 p.m.) — Not football.
U.S. Open Tennis: Quarterfinals (ESPN, 7 p.m.) — SO not football.
LATE NIGHT GUESTS: Emma Watson, Matchbox Twenty, and Michelle Obama on Letterman; Adam Levine and Magic Johnson on Leno; Bob Newhart and Kevin Hart on Kimmel; Jeremy Irons and Monica Potter on Ferguson; Ellen Barkin and Demi Lovato on Fallon; Lauren Graham, Rob Delaney, and Best Coast on Conan; Kirsten Gillibrand on Stewart; and Michael Grunwald on Colbert.