What to Watch Today

Killing Eve and The Chi Return, ACM Awards and More


On TV this Sunday: Killing Eve takes a stab at Season 2, Showtime returns to The Chi and Reba McEntire hosts the Academy of Country Music Awards. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Oxygen
    Murder for Hire

    Docuseries premiere: From überproducer Dick Wolf comes this exploration of the world of contract killings, plus interviews with survivors and targets of unfulfilled murder plots.

  • CBS
    Academy of Country Music Awards

    Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson, Eric Church, Khalid, Florida Georgia Line and George Strait perform; Reba McEntire hosts. (Three hours)

  • ABC
    American Idol

    The Top 20 perform duets with Jason Mraz, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Brett Young, Elle King and Shaggy.

  • BBC America and AMC
    Killing Eve

    Season 2 premiere: Eve sets off in search for Villanelle, only to discover that she is not the only one looking for her. (Watch trailer.)

  • Fox
    The Simpsons

    Marge takes over as director of Springfield’s theater and produces Lisa’s Hamilton-esque musical; John Lithgow (The Crown) guest-voices.

  • BBC America and AMC
    A Discovery of Witches

    Basic cable premiere: A reluctant witch (Hacksaw Ridge‘s Teresa Palmer) who has long denied her heritage becomes romantically involved with a vampire (The Good Wife‘s Matthew Goode).

  • ION
    Private Eyes

    Season 2 finale: Shade and Angie’s relationship is put to the test when a client hires them to retrieve a prototype for a new energy source. 

  • PBS
    Mrs. Wilson

    Limited series finale: Alec’s handler drops a major bombshell; Alison receives one final surprise.

  • Showtime
    The Chi

    Season 2 premiere: An unfortunate turn of events sends Brandon back to Reg; Jada forces Emmett to grow up. (Watch trailer.)

  • PBS
    Unforgotten

    Season 3 premiere: Cassie and Sunny work to identify the remains of a body found near a London motorway.

  • NBC
    Good Girls

    Beth and Dean deal with challenges at work and home; Rio changes up the game.

  • HBO
    Veep

    Selina deals with enemies and allies at a retreat for donors; Gary becomes suspicious of Amy. (Read premiere recap.)