First up at 8 p.m. EST is PBS, with “A Capitol Fourth,” featuring host Jimmy Smits and the musical stylings of Barry Manilow,Aretha Franklin, Natasha Bedingfield, the cast of Jersey Boys, Michael Feinstein and some of your favorite “Sesame Street” characters.

Over at NBC, they’ll be airing the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular from New York City, beginning at 9 p.m. EST. The celebration, which will take place over the Hudson River this year in honor of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s exploration of the region, features performances by Rob Thomas, Jewel and Broadway superstars Audra McDonald and Idina Menzel.

And finally, American icon Neil Diamond headlines the Boston Pops’ annual celebration at the Hatch Shell on Boston’s Esplanade, with some help from emcee Craig Ferguson. The shindig will be televised live (on the East Coast) from 10 – 11 p.m. on CBS.

Thursday, July 2
Jonas Brothers – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” – rerun
Heather McDonald, John Caparulo – “Chelsea Lately”
Smashing Pumpkins, Howie Mandel – “The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos” – rerun
Rosie O’Donnell – “The Bonnie Hunt Show” – rerun
P.J. Harvey and John Parish – “Late Late Show with David Letterman” – rerun
Jim Gaffigan, Neko Case – “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” – rerun
Asher Roth – “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” – rerun
David Cross, Phoenix – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” – rerun
Robert Francis – “Last Call with Carson Daly” – rerun

Friday, July 3
George Lopez, Mario Cantone, Lewis Black – “The View” – rerun
Brad Paisley – “Live with Regis and Kelly”
Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” – rerun
Randy Sklar, Jason Sklar, Sarah Colonna – “Chelsea Lately” – rerun
Rick Ross with Magazeen – “Late Show with David Letterman” – rerun
Incubus – “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” – rerun
Whoopi Goldberg, Keane – “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” – rerun
Bat for Lashes – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” – rerun
N.A.S.A. – “Last Call with Carson Daly” – rerun

Saturday, July 4
Tim McGraw, Ludacris, T-Pain – “Saturday Night Live” – rerun