What to Watch Today

Colbert, The Daily Show, @Midnight and The View (?!) Go Live, and More Election Night Coverage

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On TV this Election Day: Stephen Colbert goes live on Showtime, Lifetime offers a political point of View and the outcome of the 2016 presidential race is (hopefully) revealed. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Hulu
    The Mindy Project

    Mindy finds out that Danny is having doubts about marrying Sarah. (Which Veronica Mars alum is playing a white, male version of Mindy?)

  • MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, NBC, CBS, Fox and ABC
    Election Night 2016

    MSNBC officially starts the chad-counting at 5 pm, followed at 6 by Fox News and CNN. NBC launches its coverage at 7, while CBS, Fox and ABC go live at 8.

  • Lifetime
    The View Live Election Night Special

    Assuming CBS, NBC, Fox, ABC and all of the cable news networks go dark, you can count on the co-hosts of ABC’s daytime gabfest for two-and-a-half hours (!) of up-to-the-minute results.

  • Syfy
    Channel Zero: Candle Cove

    Mike and Amy discover that the creator of Candle Cove isn’t who they think he is; the Iron Hill police force is startled by an unexpected and brutal crime.

  • Syfy

    Despite the potential of a volcanic eruption, the family is advised to return to Mount Rainier.

  • Comedy Central
    Tosh.0-lection Special

    Daniel Tosh will attempt to unite those divided by the election through the power of comedy.

  • Comedy Central
    Drunk History

    Derek Waters and Steve Berg tell tales of former presidents and elections, including the contentious race between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

  • Comedy Central
    The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

    Noah and the “best f#@king news team ever” report on the live results of the Trump vs. Clinton race.

  • Showtime
    Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night: Democracy's Series Finale

    Guests include The Circus‘ Mark Halperin, John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon; Elle King sits in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human. (Not a Showtime subscriber? Catch a CBS encore Friday at 11:35 pm.)

  • Comedy Central
    @Midnight With Chris Hardwick

    Panelists for this live episode include Undateable alumni Ron Funches and Whitney Cummings, and BoJack Horseman‘s Paul F. Tompkins.