What to Watch Today

About a Boy Returns, Shonda Visits Mindy and More

  • The CW
    The Flash

    After failing to nab six gunmen who storm an event honoring scientist Simon Stagg, Barry comes to realize that “they” were actually one metahuman who can make multiples of himself. (Get preview from Jesse L. Martin.)

  • BET
    BET Hip Hop Awards

    Hosted by Uncle Snoop, the kudoscast’s performers include Birdman, Bobby Shmurda, Common, Jay Electronica, Migos, T.I., Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples and Young Thug. Oh my god, my name just got boring.

  • ABC

    Henry and Eliza discover that their most valuable office relationship might be their own, after Saperstein orders employees to work on their interpersonal connectivity. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • CBS
    NCIS: New Orleans

    After a Navy SEAL is found murdered in a sorority house, Pride’s team must determine if the motive pertained to a classified mission or simple collegiate tomfoolery. Vanessa Marano (Switched at Birth) guest-stars. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • The CW

    As Dean grows ever aggressive, Crowley surmises the Mark of Cain must be fed. Meanwhile, Sam is captured by an angry man who blames Dean for his dad’s death.

  • NBC
    Marry Me

    Series premiere: This new comedy — about the highs and woes of a longtime couple — kicks off with Annie (Happy Endings‘ Casey Wilson) fuming about boyfriend Jake’s (Veronica Mars‘ Ken Marino) inability to commit… just as he’s about to propose. (Read preview.)

  • Fox
    The Mindy Project

    Peter puts his grudge against Jeremy aside when he discovers that his colleague’s beer pong skills could help him beat TV uberproducer Shonda Rhimes (guest-starring as herself), who also happens to be Dartmouth’s reigning alumni champion.

  • NBC
    About a Boy

    Season 2 premiere: When Will returns to San Francisco to sort out his finances, he finds himself having to convince Fiona that Marcus’ new “friends” are in fact up to no good.

  • NBC
    Chicago Fire

    Dawson tries to strike a balance with Casey during her first day as a candidate; Mills ponders an uncertain future; Severide faces his demons; and a city inspector visits Molly’s.

  • ABC

    While investigating the fatal overdose of a reformed junkie-turned community activist, Henry flashes back to the 1890s tenement where he worked as a doctor to help the poor.

  • MTV

    At the annual senior bonfire, conditions could be described as “incendiary” when Jenna and Tamara learn of a jock girl-rating tradition known as the Phone Book.