Here are some things we have to look forward to in July of 2020:
1. Baseball AND basketball are set to return. The Major League Baseball season starts in about three weeks. Then the NBA is slated to return at the end of the month on July 30th. (The NHL also plans to open training camps on July 10th.)
2. A few shows worth mentioning: The “Unsolved Mysteries” reboot hits Netflix today. The cast of “30 Rock” will reunite to host the NBC “Upfront” special on July 16th. And Jim Gaffigan’s newest stand-up set hits Amazon Prime July 24th.
3. In movies: “Hamilton” lands on Disney-Plus this Friday. The Tom Hanks World War Two movie “Greyhound” premieres on Apple TV July 10th. And Andy Samberg’s new “Palm Springs” movie hits Hulu July 10th. (It follows the “Groundhog Day” time-loop formula and was a hit at Sundance this year.)
4. The Fourth of July is, of course, this Saturday. If you can’t or don’t want to go see fireworks this year, there are still ways to watch. The City of Denison plans to stream their Fireworks show on Facebook. PBS’s 40th annual “Capitol Fourth” special airs live on YouTube.
5. And now, the OTHER July holidays! If you don’t get your fill on the 4th, there are lots of other food-related holidays this month: