On TV this Thursday: Peacock’s unscripted lineup gets hopping, Amazon Prime cracks open the Mumbai Diaries, Tyler Perry lays bare the Queen’s Men and Sunday Night Football kicks off the NFL season. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Frogger Leaps Onto Peacock, Mumbai Diaries Are Opened, Kin Go to War, NFL Kickoff and More
The Other Two
Two episodes: Cary tries to rebrand himself as an “actor/writer”; Chase’s baptism into a celebrity church has Brooke and Cary struggling to also reap its benefits.
All the Queen's Men
Series premiere: Tyler Perry Studios’ adaptation of Christian Keye’s Ladies Night follows Marilyn “Madam’ DeVille (House of Payne‘s Eva Marcille), a fierce businesswoman at the top of her game in the male exotic dance club industry.
Series premiere: In this competition based on the arcade game, contestants navigate a variety of outrageous “crossings”; Damon Wayans Jr. hosts.
Top Chef Family Style
Series premiere: Chef duos face challenges that involve, for example, the Saved by the Bell cast, WWE Superstars and a tailgate with the Rams.
Mumbai Diaries 26/11
Series premiere: This drama series tells the story of the first responders and frontline workers who helped save lives during the 26/11 terror attacks; Konkona Sen Sharma (Life in a Metro) and Mohit Raina (Devon Ke Dev… Mahadev) star.
Series premiere: Aidan Gillen, Charlie Cox, Clare Dunne and Ciarán Hinds star in this Irish crime drama, in which a boy’s death triggers a gangland war with a cartel.
Sunday Night Football
Are you ready for… yada yada? The 2021 season opens with the Bucs hosting the Cowboys at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. (Pre-show starts at 7 pm.)
Season 14 finale: Amy revives a dream to rebuild the jumping course; bride-to-be Lou is forced to face a realization about her relationship with Peter.
When Nature Calls With Helen Mirren
This week’s highlights include “animals stuck on a never-ending Zoom call” (been there!) and a squirrel who hosts a home shopping program.
CBS Fall Preview
B Positive‘s Annaleigh Ashford hosts this sneak peek at freshman shows NCIS: Hawai’i, FBI: International, CSI: Vegas and Ghosts: Doesn’t Get a Colon.
Talon and Zed see ominous visions beneath the Outpost, Garret tests his relationship with Talon, and Janzo solves the riddle of an old relic.
What We Do in the Shadows
In the new season’s third episode, titled “Gail,” an old flame returns — and an ancient vehicle is resurrected. (Readers gave the premiere an average grade of “A.”)