On TV this Wednesday: The Carmichael Show is back, Kingdom grapples with its final season and Gordon Ramsay drops The F Word on Fox. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Carmichael Returns, Kingdom's End Begins and More
The Handmaid's Tale
Offred has a secret adventure in Gilead; Nick is recruited by the Sons of Jacob. (Fall behind? Read Episode 7 recap.)
Little Big Shots
New time slot alert! Featured youngins include an eight-year-old newscaster, a seven-year-old stand-up comedian and a boy band from Mexico. (View NBC fall schedule.)
Season 8 premiere: New judge Aarón Sánchez helps Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi narrow down 40 of the best home cooks to a Top 20. (View Fox fall schedule.)
Final season premiere: Nate tries to prove himself; Ryan defends his title; Jay attempts to gain balance in his new life.
The Carmichael Show
Season 3 premiere (two episodes): The Carmichaels discuss consent after one of Maxine’s friends is sexually assaulted. Then, Jerrod gets into a fight with a soldier. (Should you catch up on this #PeakTV Treasure?)
The F Word With Gordon Ramsay
Series premiere: In this live cooking/variety series, families and friends are pitted against each other in a high-stakes cook-off, where they’ll have to impress Ramsay and surprise celebrity guests.
Big Star Little Star
Series premiere: SYTYCD‘s Cat Deeley hosts this quiz show in which celebs and their family members learn how well they know each other. First up, Todd Chrisley and son Grayson, Marissa Jaret Winokur and son Zev and Chad Johnson and daughter Cha’iel.
Gloria attempts to work around the system; Nikki winds up in a familiar place; Varga thinks up an alternative plan. (Who was Performer of the Week?)
Larry, Rachel and Hugh perform improv at the Groundlings, but receive a lukewarm reaction from the audience. (When does Younger return?)
George’s co-star’s behavior puts the future of his show in jeopardy; Maronzio tries to win back his ex.