What to Watch Tonight

This Is Us Begins, Michael Weatherly's Bull Is Set Loose, Six Other Premieres and More


On TV this Tuesday: This Is Us makes its debut, Michael Weatherly takes you to court, a pair of NCIS teams welcome new agents and John Stamos scrubs in for Scream Queens. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • CBS
    NCIS

    Season 14 premiere: The team investigates a deadly explosion tied to the disappearance of an undercover agent; Wilmer Valderrama and Jennifer Esposito join the cast. (Get scoop.)

  • Fox
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Season 4 premiere: Jake and Holt’s WITSEC life is jeopardized by a viral video; Maya Rudolph (Maya and Marty), Rhea Perlman (The Mindy Project) and Jorma Taccone (Popstar) guest-star. (Meet the new captain; get scoop on New Girl crossover.)

  • Fox
    New Girl

    Season 6 premiere: Jess struggles with her feelings when Nick returns from New Orleans; Schmidt and Cece look for a home; Winston and Aly manage a long-distance relationship. (Get scoop.)

  • CBS
    Bull

    Series premiere: NCIS‘ fave Michael Weatherly plays the head of an elite trial consulting firm; Freddy Rodriguez (Six Feet Under), Geneva Carr (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) and Christopher Jackson (Hamilton) costar. (Read review.)

  • Fox
    Scream Queens

    Season 2 premiere: Dean Munsch recruits Drs. Brock Holt (John Stamos) and Cassidy Cascade (Taylor Lautner) after purchasing an abandoned hospital; Jerry O’Connell (Mistresses) and Cecily Strong (SNL) guest-star. (Get scoop.)

  • ABC
    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Season 4 premiere: Coulson and Mack work together to confirm the presence of Inhumans; May trains specialist track teams. (Get scoop.)

  • CBS
    NCIS: New Orleans

    Season 3 premiere: FBI Special Agent Tammy Gregorio (Graceland‘s Vanessa Ferlito) investigates Pride’s team amid their pursuit of a sniper. (Get scoop.)

  • NBC
    This Is Us

    Series premiere: The lives of four people celebrating their 36th birthday intertwine; Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes), Mandy Moore (Red Band Society), Chrissy Metz (AHS), Justin Hartley (Revenge) and Sterling K. Brown (People v. O.J.) star. (Read review, get preview.)

  • AMC
    Halt and Catch Fire

    Tensions reach an all-time high when an offer comes in to buy Mutiny; Gordon and Cam bond over video games; Joe has a standoff with the board.

  • FX
    Atlanta

    Paper Boi grows concerned about criticism on Twitter; Earn needs to make money (which is ironic, you see, because… well, his name and all).