Thursday’s best bets on TV

Among Thursday’s best bets on television:

Need we ask, but are you ready for some football? The Seattle Seahawks begin their title defense in the home opener against the Green Bay Packers in what NBC is billing as “Sunday Night Football.” Someone in programming must have taken too many hits to the head. 5:30 p.m. NBC.

“Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story” is a new documentary that chronicles the triumphs and tribulations of former Navy SEAL Christopher Beck, who shortly after retiring began to openly live out life as a transgender woman. 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. CNN.

“Garfunkel and Oates” trade hair color in an ill-advised social experiment. 9 p.m., IFC.

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