What to Watch Today

Alec Baldwin Tribute, Fear TWD Finale, The Nineties and More

  • NatGeo
    Earth Live

    The Amazing Race‘s Phil Keoghan and Hollywood Game Night‘s Jane Lynch host this two-hour event showcasing the world’s most spectacular wildlife.

  • CBS
    Candy Crush

    Series premiereExtra‘s Mario Lopez hosts this adaptation of the popular mobile game; contestants include Survivor alumni Kelley Wentworth, Joe Anglim, Woo Hwang and Jeremy Collins, and former Big Brother houseguests Paul Abrahamian, Da’Vonne Rogers, Frankie Grande and Caleb Reynolds.

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    Midseason finale (two episodes; 130 minutes): A new arrival at the Ranch brings trouble; Alicia forges a new relationship; Madison tries to negotiate an agreement. (Return date TBA.)

  • Spike
    One Night Only: Alec Baldwin

    Baldwin is honored by 30 Rock costars Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer and Julianne Moore, SNL‘s Kate McKinnon, Oscar winner Robert De Niro and former president Bill Clinton, among others. (Will he return this fall as SNL‘s Trump?)

  • HBO
    The Defiant Ones

    Docuseries premiere: This four-night event examines the unlikely partnership between music industry titans Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine; interview subjects include Bruce Springsteen, Bono, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty, Nas and many, many more.

  • CNN
    The Nineties

    Docuseries premiere (two hours): This decade retrospective begins by chronicling the TV shows that defined a generation, including Seinfeld, South Park, Beavis and Butthead and The Sopranos.

  • TNT

    Desna and Jennifer prove to be Dr. Ken’s only hope after Bryce accuses him of a crime he did not commit; Virginia and Desna turn to Polly for help.

  • Starz

    Tommy sets forth a plan to distract the prosecution; Teresi contemplates blackmailing Ghost. (La La Anthony speaks about that sex scene.)

  • Showtime
    Twin Peaks

    This week’s title/dialogue teaser: “This is the chair.” (Read Part 8 recap.)

  • PBS
    Prime Suspect: Tennison

    Series finale (90 minutes): Jane faces harsh realities as the investigation into Julie Ann Collins’ murder reaches a turning point. (Yep, cancelled.)