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1 The Millers 8 p.m. on (ATV)

The can­celed sit­com re­turns to play off its re­main­ing sto­ries. Carol (Margo Martin­dale) finds Kip (Sean Hayes) in­spi­ra­tional, pos­si­bly to her im­mi­nent detri­ment, in the new tale “Diggin’ Up Bones.” Want­ing her to take risks more, he urges her to hug it out — or have it out — with a for­mer work en­emy (guest star Molly Shan­non) who’s on the verge of re­tir­ing. Will Ar­nett, Beau Bridges and Jayma Mays also star. Another episode fol­lows.

2 An­nie 8 p.m. on (M1)

It’s still a hard-knock life for the or­phaned ti­tle char­ac­ter in this re­vi­sion of the hit Broad­way mu­si­cal. Qu­ven­zhane Wal­lis (“Beasts of the South­ern Wild”) has the ti­tle role, with Jamie Foxx as this ver­sion’s Daddy War­bucks, a cel­lu­lar ty­coon named Will Stacks. Cameron Diaz plays the bit­ter Miss Han­ni­gan. The re­vamped score in­cludes such stan­dards as “Maybe” and, of course, “To­mor­row.” Rose Byrne, Bobby Can­navale and David Zayas (“Gotham”) costar and sev­eral fa­mous faces turn up in cameos.

3 Macy’s 4th of July Fire­works Spec­tac­u­lar 9 p.m., 11 p.m. on (NBC)

One tele­vi­sion hall­mark of In­de­pen­dence Day is this show­case for the col­or­ful dis­plays above New York, and the event is broad­cast again this year. Mu­sic acts and NBC per­son­al­i­ties will be in on the fes­tiv­i­ties, with “To­day’s” Wil­lie Geist and Tam­ron Hall serv­ing as hosts — and Brad Pais­ley, Kelly Clark­son, Dierks Bent­ley, Meghan Trainor and Flo Rida slated to per­form.

4 Green­berg 9 p.m. on (TMNE)

Ben Stiller tones down his act by plac­ing him­self in the hands of wri­ter­di­rec­tor Noah Baum­bach — and Baum­bach’s wife, ac­tress Jen­nifer Jason Leigh, who helped con­ceive the story and is a co-star here — in this com­edy-drama about a some­what lost man who finds him­self when he switches coasts and house-sits for his Los An­ge­les-based brother.

5 Get On Up 10 p.m. on (M1)

You can’t sim­ply “get by” with play­ing dy­namic mu­sic icon James Brown, but Chad­wick Bose­man (“42”) is up to the chal­lenge in di­rec­tor Tate Tay­lor’s (“The Help”) biopic. The script re­calls the im­pov­er­ished back­ground of the per­former who would be­come known as both “the God­fa­ther of Soul” and “the hard­est work­ing man in show busi­ness.”

” Macy’s 4th of July Fire­works Spec­tac­u­lar”

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