What to Watch Today

Empire Ends, Flash and Legends Return, Prince and More

Empire Series Finale - Season 6, Episode 18

On TV this Tuesday: Empire airs its ersatz series finale, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow return after pandemic-induced breaks and the Grammys pay tribute to late music icon Prince. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Middleditch & Schwartz

    Comedy duo Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) and Ben Schwartz (House of Lies) headline three completely improvised comedy specials, with each performance based entirely on a random audience suggestion.

  • The CW
    The Flash

    Back after a five-week break! After Black Hole hires Rag Doll to kill Joe, Singh advises his top cop to enter WITSEC; Ralph has a run-in with Sue; Iris grows suspicious of Eva. (Read Grant Gustin preview.)

  • The CW
    DC's Legends of Tomorrow

    Back after a five-week break! Sara, Constantine and Charlie run into an unforeseen problem (and Baby!) during their search for another piece of the Loom; Zari embarks on a meditative journey.

  • Fox
    Empire

    Makeshift series finale: Cookie looks back on her life and the woman that she’s become; Lucious grapples with his feelings for Cookie while continuing to support Yana; the Lyons face their biggest threat yet. (Is there hope for a proper ending?)

  • CBS
    Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince

    Two hours: Beck; Gary Clark Jr.; Common; Earth, Wind, & Fire; Foo Fighters; H.E.R.; Juanes; John Legend; Chris Martin; Morris Day and The Time; Princess; Sheila E.; St. Vincent; Mavis Staples; Miguel; the Revolution; and Usher perform, with special appearances by FKA Twigs, Fred Armisen, Jimmy Jam, Misty Copeland and Naomi Campbell; Maya Rudolph hosts.

  • Pop TV
    One Day at a Time

    Alex asks Penelope for a large sum of money; Dr. Berkowitz gives Schneider and Avery a gift, which leads to their first fight.

  • ABC
    For Life

    This hour flashes back to the previous nine years of Aaron’s incarceration, tracking his evolution from terrified novice prisoner to attorney and social crusader.

  • OWN
    If Loving You Is Wrong

    Kelly’s predicament goes from bad to worse, as the stakes are raised higher than ever before.

  • TBS
    The Last O.G.

    Tray takes Shahzad to his first basketball game; Josh worries that he’s not the “cool dad” anymore.