What to Watch Tonight

Good Wife, Leftovers, Homeland and 5 Other Premieres, FearTWD and The Strain End and More

  • Up TV
    Gilmore Girls

    Through 6 am | To celebrate the network’s acquisition of all seven Gilmore seasons, enjoy a marathon of Season 1. Copper boom! (Beginning Oct. 5, episodes will air every weeknight at 7 pm and 8 pm.)

  • CBS
    Madam Secretary

    Season 2 premiere: Elizabeth must be sworn in when the president’s plane disappears over the Pacific. Guest stars include series EP Morgan Freeman (as Chief Justice Frawley) and Crossing Jordan‘s Jill Hennessy (as Henry’s Defense Intelligence Agency handler).

  • PBS
    Home Fires

    Miniseries premiere: Set in a rural English village on the verge of World War II, this mini centers on the Women’s Institute social group and the two ladies — played by Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Jane Eyre) — who clash over the organization’s fate.

  • ABC
    Once Upon a Time

    In an effort to protect Emma, Regina steps up in a surprising way; King Arthur and Queen Guinevere throw a royal ball that takes a deadly turn. (View photos.)

  • Fox
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    The latest personnel change threatens Jake and Amy’s romance; Rosa and Gina urge Charles to rethink his af- fection for a fellow officer (Good Wife’s Archie Panjabi.)

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    Season finale: As civil unrest grows and the (un)dead take over, Travis and Madison try to devise ways to protect their families. Note: A Season 1 marathon begins at 3:15 pm. (Renewed.)

  • CBS
    The Good Wife

    Season 7 premiere: Alicia attempts to revive her struggling career by representing arrestees in bond court; Peter brings in a new strategist (Margo Martindale, The Americans).

  • Showtime

    Season 5 premiere: Almost two years after the Embassy attack in Islamabad, Carrie is building a new life in Berlin… when she is forced back into the dangerous world she left behind.

  • HBO
    The Leftovers

    Season 2 premiere: When Kevin, Nora, and Jill relocate to Miracle, Texas — which has not experienced a single departure — Kevin experiences a life-changing mysterious event. (Read previews with showrunner Damon Lindelof and star Carrie Coon.)

  • FX
    The Strain

    Season 2 finale: As Setrakian and Fet battle for the Occido Lumen, they gain a surprising ally; a massive attack puts Eph, Nora and Zack’s escape in peril. (Renewed.)

  • CBS
    CSI: Cyber

    Season 2 premiere: Avery welcomes D.B. Russell (CSI’s Ted Danson) to the team as they investigate a puzzling burglary/homicide. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • Showtime
    The Affair

    Season 2 premiere: Vague synopsis alert! Noah and Helen try for amicable divorce proceedings, but complications indicate inescapable conflict.

  • PBS
    The Widower

    Miniseries premiere: This three-parter tells the true story of Malcolm Webster (Reece Shearsmith, Shaun of the Dead), an infamous man who marries, then attempts to kill, a succession of women to cash in on their life insurance policies. Cheery stuff!


    COMING NEXT SUNDAY: The Walking Dead‘s Season 6 premiere!

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  1. LADY_in_MD says:

    Once & Quantico tonight

  2. blonde21212 says:

    Fear The Walking Dead
    Lost Girl
    Once Upon a Time

  3. herman1959 says:

    Home Fires and Indian Summers (both on PBS).

  4. Jess says:

    Blood & Oil
    CSI Cyber

  5. Joey Padron says:

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Fear The Walking Dead, Talking Dead for FTWD, and Rick and Morty. DVR Last The Man On Earth and CSI:Cyber.

  6. zac says:

    B99 Last Man on Earth, Quantico

  7. Anandasky says:

    Copper Boom! Love that you referenced that one … and while we’re at it, here’s “to the business we call show.” :)

  8. Dan the critic says:

    Once Upon a Time, Quantico, The Strain

  9. Et al. says:


  10. brandydanforth81 says:


  11. Mr. Tran K says:

    Homeland is back (FINALLY). Coming off last season’s bounce back, Season 5 may do the same.

  12. Sarah_ says:

    Quantico and Fear TWD

  13. Jax&Juice's Girl says:

    Too much going on!!
    NFL:PACKERS @49ERS…….Niners have to win this game
    NBA preseason: LAKERS vs. Jazz……score check
    Once Upon A Time

  14. Ralph says:

    Fear had better go out strong with a “gotta see” cliffhanger or I don’t think I will be back next year

  15. Steven says:

    Bob’s Burgers
    Brooklyn Nine Nine
    Last Man on Earth
    Madam Secretary
    The Good Wife (YES)
    Blood & Oil

  16. autumnd23 says:

    So much PBS love today! I would also add that Granite Flats season 3 premieres tonight.

  17. DanielleZ says:

    Madam Secretary, Homeland, The Affair tonight and DVR The Good Wife, Quantico

  18. The Beach says:

    C’mon. Spread the wealth. You don’t have to put all your premier programs on Sunday night. Argggggg.

  19. Court says:

    The Affair
    The Good Wife (still catching up on S6, but will watch eventually)
    Blood & Oil
    Brooklyn 99

    I want to watch the Leftovers but never found time to see S1.

  20. suzyku says:

    Madam Secretary, Home Fires, The Good Wife, The Widower

  21. Ali says:

    The good wife (yaaaa) and Once

  22. Will says:

    Talking Dead
    Family Guy

    DVR the rest
    Madam Secretary
    Blood & Oil

  23. Jooshua says:

    The Strain has characters named Nora and Eph? They need a Ron.

  24. Julio says:

    The Leftovers
    Last Man on Earth
    The Strain

  25. arial2 says:

    Madam Secretary
    CSI: Cyber

  26. DeeDee says:

    Good wife is so yesterday’s news
    Madame Secretary aces
    Quantico great start, got my interest

    Can’t wait for TED on CSI Cyber, but sad to see The Biscuit go
    hope he is permanent on SHEILD

  27. Bill says:

    Strain, FTWD, Homeland, The Affair, Leftovers, Last Man on Earth and Family Guy