What to Watch Today

Archer and Horror Story Return, Bob Ross and John Ritter Profiled, Netflix's Clickbait and More

Archer Season 12, Episode 1 Premiere on FXX

On TV this Wednesday: Archer and American Horror Story both return with back-to-back episodes, Entourage‘s Adrian Grenier is used as Clickbait, and Disney+ takes a Luke at The Mandalorian‘s Season 2 finale. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed

    The docu chronicles the life of the world’s most famous art instructor, and delves into “a battle for his business empire that cast a shadow over his happy trees.”

  • Netflix

    Limited series premiere (all eight episodes): When a family man (played by Entourage‘s Adrian Grenier) is abducted, those closest to him seek to uncover who did it and why; Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against America) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)

  • Disney+
    Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian

    The latest installment highlights the technology used to recreate Luke Skywalker for the Season 2 finale, including Mark Hamill’s involvement.

  • Netflix
    Motel Makeover

    Series premiere (all six episodes): The HGTV-style program follows besties-turned-business partners who attempt to work their design magic on a rundown motel.

  • Hulu
    Nine Perfect Strangers

    Everyone must decide whether they want to remain under Masha’s care after they learn more about Tranquillum’s protocols. (Premiere earned a reader grade of “B.”)

  • NBC
    America's Got Talent

    Seven acts from Tuesday’s third quarterfinals showdown will advance to the semifinal round of competition. (Print Fall TV Calendar.)

  • Fox

    Two episodes: First up, Dominique Crenn — the only female chef in America to attain three Michelin Stars — visits the kitchen. Then at 9 pm, chef Niki Nakayama gives the cooks a taste of Japan.

  • The CW

    In order to help Eric, Archie must confront his own trauma; Betty and Tabitha come up with a plan to suss out the Lonely Highway killer.

  • FX
    American Horror Story

    Season 10 (aka Double Feature) premiere (two episodes): Struggling writer Harry moves his family to an isolated beach town for the winter. (Meet the cast.)

  • FXX

    Season 12 premiere (two episodes): For saving the world from a nuclear disaster, Archer & Co. are rewarded with… a five-night stay at a rat-infested Moldovan hotel. Later, the Agency embarks on a team building exercise. (Watch trailer.)

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    A forensic expert attempts to expose the anonymous author behind the Circleville letters which threatened to reveal alleged secrets about neighbors and friends in a small Ohio town for the better part of two decades.

  • ABC

    For this week’s profile of the late John Ritter, talking heads include Kaley Cuoco, Jason Ritter, Suzanne Somers, Bryan Cranston and Henry Winkler.