“Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” (8 p.m., NBC): Fireworks are cool on TV. The “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” lets you enjoy Independence Day festivities from your couch, along with performances by Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw.
“A Capitol Fourth” (8 p.m., PBS): Pyrotechnics are on display during “A Capitol Fourth.” Tom Bergeron hosts a celebration featuring, among others, Barry Manilow, Megan Hilty and Scotty McCreery.
“Philly 4th of July Jam” (8 p.m., VH1): Demi Lovato, John Mayer and The Roots perform at the nation’s largest free concert.
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