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You can stay home and watch fireworks. It's not the same as seeing them in person, but at least it won't set any more of Utah on fire.
A Capitol Fourth (7 and 8:30 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7; 8 p.m. PBS/Ch. 11): Performers include Phillip Phillips, Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Megan Hilty, Javier Colon, Josh Turner, Kool & the Gang, and the National Symphony Orchestra. Tom Bergeron hosts.
New Girl (7, 7:30, 8 and 8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Four consecutive repeats in this mini-marathon.
MLS (8 p.m., Ch. 30): Seattle Sounders FC at Real Salt Lake
Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks(8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Regis Philbin hosts; Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney perform.
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra performs amid pyrotechnics.
Futurama (11 p.m., Comedy Central): Bender becomes a member of the paparazzi.
The Real World (11 p.m., MTV): Laura and Trey kiss; Robb and Marie continue to flirt; the roommates try to include Brandon.
The Soul Man (11 p.m., TV Land): The choir director wants to bring in ringers for a competition.
The Exes (11:30 p.m., TV Land): Holly takes Haskell on a practice date.