A Capital Fourth (8pm, UNC-TV) - Jimmy Smits hosts a celebration and fireworks display in honor of America's 235th birthday. The special features Josh Groban, Steve Martin and the Deep Canyon Rangers, Little Richard, Jordin Sparks, Matthew Morrison, Broadway's Kelli O'Hara, and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor Jack Everly. Live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capital. Repeats at 9:30.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (9pm, NBC) - Nick Lachey anchors live coverage of Manhattan's celebration and fireworks display with performances by Beyonce and Brad Paisley. Repeats at 10pm.
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular (10pm, CBS) - Lionel Richie performs live with the Boston Pops under the direction of conductor Keith Lockhart at the Charles River Esplanade. The show's finale includes an explosive fireworks display accompanied by the "1812 Overture." Michael Chiklis hosts.
News 14 Carolina will also broadcast local fireworks live this evening. Raleigh's fireworks show will begin around 9:45 p.m. News 14 will also show the Charlotte fireworks, which start around 9:30.
Citizen U.S.A.: A 50 State Road Trip (9pm, HBO) - Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi's patriotic travelogue crisscrosses the country to attend naturalization ceremonies in all 50 states and listens to recent immigrants from around the world explain their decision to become American citizens. The film was inspired by the naturalization process experienced by Pelosi's Dutch-born husband, Michael Vos, and includes remarks from former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Henry Kissinger, commentator Arianna Huffington, and rock star Gene Simmons.
Hoarders (9pm, A&E) - Tonight's episode is a follow-up show that looks at the progress of people who were profiled during the show's second season. Cary organization specialist Geralin Thomas appears with some of her clients.
Single Ladies (9pm, VH1) - A trainer pushes Keisha to the limit in more ways than one, and Val is tired of bad first dates and decides to swear off men for awhile. Also, newscaster Sharon Love (Queen Latifah) lets a secret about Val slip.
Teen Wolf (10pm, MTV) - Scott tries to control his transformations so he can spend more (safe) time with Allison. Also, Derek continues trying to make Scott his ally.
Weeds (10pm, Showtime) - Nancy tries to adjust to live in New York City and gets a surprise when Andy and Shane unexpectedly show up, fresh from Copenhagen.
The Big C (10:30pm, Showtime) - Cathy tries dabbling in the supernatural after she's unsuccessful at scoring a spot in a clinical trial for a new cancer treatment overseen by a renowned oncologist, played by Alan Alda.