Also showing Aug. 13, 2017: “Game of Thrones” on HBO.
“The Cars That Made America”
Premiere of three-part docudrama on pioneers of the U.S. automobile industry; young visionaries Henry Ford, William Durant, Walter Chrysler and the Dodge brothers revolutionize transportation in the early days of the industry; parts two and three air at 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The series is part of History Channel Car Week programming with car themes on new episodes of “Counting Cars,” “American Pickers” and “Pawn Stars” all week. 8 p.m. Sunday on the History Channel.
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“Inside Windsor Castle,” 5 p.m. (SMITH): Series premiere; recent events in the castle, including the 1992 fire and the Queen’s 90th birthday in 2016, followed by a second episode on World War II-era royal family events at 6 p.m.; repeats at 8 p.m.
“Game of Thrones,” 6 p.m. (HBO): Medieval fantasy epic based on George R.R. Martin’s book series about the battle for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros; repeats at 8:30 and 11 p.m.
“The History of Comedy,” 7 p.m. (CNN): Examining the many ways comedy has lampooned and influenced politics over the years.
“Storage Wars: Biggest Fights,” 8 p.m. (A&E): Premiere of new spinoff series; Darrell takes on rival Ivy; Dan and Dave clash in the desert; Barry faces a robot; Jarrod’s pranks push Brandi over the edge.
“Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME,” 9 p.m. (KOMO): Inventions include a tailgate cooler, once-a-week antiperspirant, wearable towel for the gym, portable outdoor lounging system.
“Claws,” 9 p.m. (TNT): Season finale; following a harrowing escape, Desna is on the run as Dean, Polly and Virginia frantically search for her.
“I’m Dying Up Here,” 10 p.m. (SHOWTIME): Finale of drama on the 1970s Los Angeles stand-up comedy scene; Goldie forces Cassie to choose a side; Ron helps Eddie get revenge on DJ Kenny; Nick starts down a new path.
“The $100,000 Pyramid,” 10 p.m. (KOMO): Celebrity battles featuring Usher, Von Miller, Justin Hartley and Chrissy Metz.