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Thursday on TV: At long last, World Cup begins in Brazil
The 2014 World Cup gets under way today as the host country, Brazil faces Croatia (2 p.m., ESPN).
I have nothing against the Brazilian national team, but wouldn't it be fun if the first game was a huge upset and Croatia wins? (That is NOT a prediction, by the way.)
Elsewhere on TV ...
Golf (7 a.m., ESPN): First round of the U.S. Open
NBA Finals (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Game 4 - San Antonio Spurs at Miami Heat
Hollywood Game Night (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Tim Gunn, Tiffani Thiessen, Jeff Probst, Leslie Bibb, Poppy Montgomery and David Alan Grier are the celebrity guests.<
Undateable (8 and 8:30 p.m., NBC//Ch. 5): Justin expresses his feelings for Nicki; Danny encourages Brett to ask a guy out.
Gang Related (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The task force discovers a sex-trafficking ring run by Russian mobsters.
Last Comic Standing (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The semifinals begin.