What to Watch Today

The Emmys, Ken Burns' Muhammad Ali Docu, Fantasy Island Finale, The Circus Reopens and More

Cedric the Entertainer Hosting Emmys 2021

On TV this Sunday: Cedric the Entertainer presides over the small screen’s biggest night, Fox vacates Fantasy Island and Ken Burns unveils his Muhammad Ali retrospective. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Paramount+
    Evil

    At last, Ben, David and Kristen investigate the ominous RSM Fertility clinic. (Fall behind? Read Ep. 9 recap.)

  • CBS
    Emmys

    It’s TVLine’s favorite day of the year! Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood) serves as master of ceremonies, live from the Microsoft Theatre with a limited audience of nominees and their guests.

  • ABC
    Celebrity Family Feud

    Season 7 finale: The Selling Sunset crew challenges Bling Empire. Later, Pentatonix go up against Wilson Philips. (The Chase and To Tell the Truth are also new.)

  • Hallmark Channel
    Chesapeake Shores

    As the O’Brien family prepares for Jess and David’s wedding; Abby and Evan argue over his hotel.

  • Showtime
    The Circus

    Fall premiere: The latest cycle will focus on the COVID-19 resurgent, Afghanistan in chaos and Joe Biden’s sweeping domestic agenda.

  • Fox
    Fantasy Island

    Season 1 finale (special night and time): An artist is reconnected with his protégé and soon realizes that he may not have been the best influence; Leslie Jordan (Call Me Kat) guest-stars. (Not yet renewed.)

  • PBS
    Muhammad Ali

    Unspooling over four consecutive nights, the Ken Burns docuseries chronicles the life of the three-time heavyweight boxing champion.

  • Starz
    Power Book III: Raising Kanan

    Marvin is determined to get revenge; Raq turns to Kanan for assistance only he can provide. (Read Episode 8 post mortem, read preview.)

  • NBC
    Sunday Night Football

    The Baltimore Ravens host the Kansas City Chiefs, live from the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

  • Starz
    Heels

    On the day of Big Jim’s baby’s baptism, Jack runs around town prepping and promoting the upcoming match at the fair.

  • TNT
    Animal Kingdom

    J and Pope embark on a road trip to clean up some messy family business; Deran and Craig scout a new mark. (Fall behind? Read Episode 10 recap.)

  • Showtime
    Billions

    Axe makes a surprise announcement and rings an unexpected ally to get intel on Chuck; Wendy’s divorce becomes complicated.

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead

    The Alexandrians encounter Hilltop squatters, as Eugene’s group undergoes orientation at the Commonwealth. (Fall behind? Read Episode 4 recap.)

  • Showtime
    American Rust

    Isaac skips town as Harris’ investigation forges on; Billy and Lee reunite as Buell celebrates a shotgun wedding.

  • Showtime
    Work in Progress

    Abby and her family hunker down at her father’s home, where they order delivery, watch copious amounts of TV and avoid a looming question.


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