What to Watch Tonight

Outlander Season 2 Marathon, College Football and More

  • Starz Edge
    Outlander Marathon

    Through 9:08 pm | Here’s your chance to catch up on the fantasy drama’s sophomore run ahead of the highly anticipated Season 3 (get premiere dateview new photos and trailer; watch Comic-Con Q&A.)

  • HBO2
    The Wire Marathon

    Through 8:45 pm | The premium cabler is revisiting the acclaimed drama, with all 13 Season 1 episodes.

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead Marathon

    Through Sunday at 11 pm | The countdown to Season 8 (watch trailer) continues with another full weekend binge, beginning with Season 3’s “The Suicide King” and concluding with Season 5’s “Spend.”

  • Showtime Showcase
    Homeland Marathon

    Through 9:30 pm | Go back to the beginning with Carrie, Saul and Brody (R.I.P.!) and revisit the complete first season.

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    Season 47 finale: Oscar- and Tony Award-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o stops by, as Mando, Chris and Leela help Segi realize that being brown is snazzy.

  • CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC
    College Football

    Seven games: Among the broadcast-TV offerings are California vs. North Carolina (12 pm, CBS); Akron vs. Penn State (12 pm, ABC); Temple vs. Notre Dame (3:30 pm, NBC);  Texas-El Paso vs. Oklahoma (3:30 pm, Fox); Florida vs. Michigan (3:30 pm, ABC); Louisville vs. Purdue (7:30 pm, Fox); Alabama vs. Florida State (8 pm, ABC). (Get full lineup.)

  • Showtime
    Ray Donovan Marathon

    Through 9 pm | Already behind on Season 5? Not to worry! The premium cabler is encoring the first four episodes.

  • CBS
    Candy Crush

    Season 1 finale (two episodes): Mario Lopez concludes a summer of trying to convince people that a mobile game can be adapted into a watchable TV show. (Not yet renewed.)

  • BBC America
    Planet Earth: Wild West

    Docuseries finale: The third and final hour examines the powerful forces that have helped shape the planet’s coastlines.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Encore presentation: Dwayne Johnson hosts the Season 42 finale (and announces his bid for president, alongside VP pick David S. Pumpkins Tom Hanks). (Who is hosting the Sept. 30 premiere?)