What to Watch Tonight

Madam Secretary, The Good Wife and 5 More Premieres

  • CBS
    60 Minutes

    Airs at 7 pm PT | Season 47 premiere: Among other stories, the news magazine tackles a major tax refund scam that the IRS has been unable to stop. (Is this about Ausiello claiming his Snapple as a deduction?)

  • PBS
    Miss Marple

    Season 7 premiere: Miss Marple investigates the death of a fellow guest at a lavish island hotel. Then at 9:30, she helps an old friend and her son find work.

  • CBS
    Madam Secretary

    Airs at 8 pm PT | Series premiere: Tea Leoni (The Naked Truth) stars as a former CIA agent who is abruptly appointed Secretary of State and promptly faced with an international hostage situation. Tim Daly (Private Practice), Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers) and Geoffrey Arend (Body of Proof) also star. Note: An encore airs after The Good Wife. (Read our First Impression!)

  • Disney Channel
    Liv & Maddie

    Season 2 premiere: The family gets ready to compete against one another in the Wisconsin Cheddar-Brat Fest… but Liv’s premiere of Space Werewolves is the same night. Oops! (See new cast photos!)

  • HBO
    Boardwalk Empire

    Nucky hosts a prospective “big fish” partner from Boston. Meanwhile, Luciano and Siegel meet with Narcisse in Harlem.

  • Lifetime
    Witches of East End

    If you’ve recovered from last week’s heartbreaker: Joanna is devastated by Tarkoff’s actions and tries to take drastic measures, and Dash’s secrets start to come out. (Get scoop from Rachel Boston.)

  • CBS
    The Good Wife

    Airs at 9 pm PT | Season 6 premiere: Alicia refuses to run for State’s Attorney despite Eli’s attempts to persuade her. Plus: Diane considers joining Florrick/Agos, but an internal crisis threatens to destroy the nascent firm. (Get scoop from Julianna Margulies and Christine Baranski.)

  • Fox
    American Dad

    In the very final unaired episode, Roger has a one-night stand with an alien voiced by Kim Kardashian. (The series jumps to TBS for Season 11, starting Oct. 30.)

  • Showtime
    Masters of Sex

    A television crew arrives to document Masters and Johnson’s work. Fortunately, Masters is great under pressure these days.

  • WGN America
    Manhattan

    Frank is blackmailed, and Abby finds comfort in the arms of the alluring Elodie.

  • Adult Swim
    Mr. Pickles

    Series premiere: In the rapidly urbanizing Old Town, Mr. Goodman (voiced by Bob’s Burgers’ Jay Johnston) and his family live with their lovable collie, Mr. Pickles, who has a secret Satanic streak.

  • Adult Swim
    Squidbillies

    Season 9 premiere: Early gets involved in the fight for marriage equality.

    NEXT SUNDAY: ABC’s Once Upon a Time, Resurrection and Revenge, Fox’s The Simpsons, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Family Guy and CBS’ CSI all premiere, while Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex air their finales.