What to Watch Today

It's Time to Fear the Walking Dead — Plus, Arrow Meets SummerSlam, Two Finales and More

  • WWE Network
    WWE SummerSlam

    Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart hosts the four-hour event, held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and featuring Arrow’s Stephen Amell and wrestler Neville vs. Stardust and King Barrett. (But will Amell actually be Arrow?)

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    Series premiere, 90 minutes: Set in Los Angeles in the early days of the outbreak, this offshoot centers on a dysfunctional family led by high school guidance counselor Madison Clark (Kim Dickens, Sons of Anarchy) and teacher Travis Manawa (Cliff Curtis, Gang Related). Note: An hourlong Talking Dead airs at 8 pm, with a preview of Walking Dead Season 6. (Watch the first three minutes, read our First Impression.)

  • Showtime
    Ray Donovan

    After the governor’s loss, it appears that Ray’s NFL dream is over — but he’s not willing to give up.

  • TLC
    Who Do You Think You Are?

    Onetime Breaking Bad guy Bryan Cranston lays down his Heisenberg hat and learns about his family tree.

  • HBO

    Season 1 finale: Spencer faces a major decision when Joe tries to sell him on a new start. (Renewed; read Arielle Kebbel’s Memories From the Set.)

  • ABC
    Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm

    Ten years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts returns to the region with American Idol’s Harry Connick, Jr., NFL player Drew Brees and others to explore the disaster’s lasting impact.

  • FX
    The Strain

    Setrakian and Fet use Fitzwilliams’ info to attack the Master… but, of course, a mysterious new player arrives.

  • HBO
    The Brink

    Season 1 finale: With a global crisis looming, Zeke and Glenn once again find themselves in a compromised state. (Renewed.)

  • PBS

    Season 2 premiere: Violet panics when her wealthy sister Lillian, whom she hasn’t seen in years, announces a visit.

  • Adult Swim
    Aqua Teen Hunger Force

    Series finale: The final episode is called “The Last One Forever and Ever (For Real This Time) (We … Mean It)”… so maybe they’ll be back?