What to Watch Today

P.D./SVU Team-Up, Ripper Street Returns and More

  • Fox
    American Idol

    The remaining five contenders perform songs connected to the judges’ hometowns, followed by a second selection that “defines their soul.”

  • HBO
    The Casual Vacancy

    Miniseries premiere (two episodes): First at 8 pm, the unexpected death of a local government worker (Penny Dreadful‘s Rory Kinnear) is viewed as a political advantage by a number of citizens in Pagford, England. Then at 9 pm, secrets are exposed at his funeral. Michael Gambon (Fortitude) also stars.

  • ABC Family
    Young & Hungry

    Gabi and Sofia look for a new place to live after their landlord becomes infatuated with Yolanda.

  • The CW

    Castiel calls upon Sam and Dean to follow up on a lead regarding Claire Novak’s mother. Leisha Hailey (The L Word) guest-stars.

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds

    The BAU searches for a vigilante after a plethora of criminals are gunned down. Joe Adler (The Mentalist, soon Grey’s Anatomy) guest-stars. (Get scoop.)

  • NBC
    Chicago P.D.

    Special time: Following up on Tuesday’s Chicago FireSVU‘s Benson calls in Fin and Amaro to help investigate a criminal suspected of rape, arson and murder. Dallas Roberts (The Good Wife) guest-stars.

  • NBC
    Law & Order: SVU

    Special time: And immediately picking up where P.D. leaves off, Voight and Benson join forces to capture their perp once and for all. (Get scoop.)

  • BBC America
    Ripper Street

    Season 3 premiere: Reid and Long Susan are sent on a strenuous collision course following a disastrous locomotive accident.

  • ABC

    Layla, Jeff and Luke attend Jade’s beachfront party, as Rayna travels to Mississippi to assist Deacon.

  • Science Channel
    Through the Wormhole

    Season 6 premiere: Morgan Freeman explores bigotry’s roots and its part in past and current events.