What to Watch Tonight

Boardwalk Uncorks Its Final Run, The Leftovers and Two Other Finales, Utopia Debuts and More

  • TV Land
    A Tribute to Joan Rivers

    Through 11:30 pm | TV Land honors the late comedienne with a series of memorable appearances, including her stint on Hot in Cleveland, episodes of her series How’d You Get So Rich? and the 20/20 tribute special, Joan Rivers: Living for the Laughs. (Additionally, Rivers’ final appearance on Watch What Happens Live will be rebroadcast on E! at 11:30 pm.)

  • OWN
    The Specials

    Series premiere through finale: This docuseries, which follows five housemates with intellectual disabilities living in England, premieres and ends in one night, with a marathon of 13 episodes running through 9 pm.

  • NBC
    Football Night in America

    Season 9 premiere: Weekly NFL analysis is back! (As is Sunday Night Football, which has its time slot premiere at 8:20 pm with the Broncos hosting the Colts.)

  • ABC
    The ABC's of Schoolhouse Rock

    If you can’t quite remember the function of Conjunction Junction, tune into this tribute to the beloved educa-tional program, hosted by Grey’s doc Chandra Wilson.

  • Fox
    Utopia

    Series premiere: Based on a Dutch series, this “social experiment” features 15 very different contestants who move to a remote location, with limited supplies, and attempt to create a society from scratch.

  • ABC
    Wipeout

    Two-hour finale: The season wraps up with a “Fraternity vs. Sorority” face-off, followed by a first- ever Tournament of Champions. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NatGeo
    9/10: The Final Hours

    This documentary special recounts the day before the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • HBO
    Boardwalk Empire

    Final season premiere: In 1931 Cuba, Nucky and Sally Wheet forge ties with Bacardi Rum, in hopes of Prohibition’s repeal. Meanwhile, Lucky Luciano sets a bold plan in motion.

  • PBS
    Breathless

    Season finale: Charlie tries to break free of Otto’s shadow, while a lavish beauty pageant forces Otto and Elizabeth’s secret into the spotlight.

  • E!
    Total Divas

    Season 3 premiere: Nikki plans for a future without John Cena (say it ain’t so!), Eva picks between family and her husband an ex-Diva returns with a dark secret.

  • Lifetime
    Witches of East End

    Freya and Frederick celebrate a milestone birthday, and Tarkoff puts pressure on Frederick to get things done while Ingrid and Dash grow closer.

  • HBO
    The Leftovers

    Season finale: An elaborate Memorial Day initiative by the Guilty Remnant plunges Mapleton into chaos. (Already renewed!)

  • MTV
    Being Tyler Posey

    Ever wonder what it’s like to be the star of Teen Wolf? Fortunately, you can find out!

  • CBS
    Reckless

    When Vi’s ex-husband is accused of medical malpractice, Jamie works to clear his name.

  • FX
    The Strain

    Ephraim learns that his estranged wife is missing, and Gus is forced to make a difficult decision about Felix. (Which can only mean more gross worm scenes.)