What to Watch Today

Colbert's Late Show Begins, Playing House Finale and More

  • Hulu
    The Awesomes

    Season 3 premiere: The Awesomes are in quite the pickle when Prock’s dad returns from space infected with Dr. Malocchio’s evil serum.

  • NBC
    America's Got Talent

    The second semi-final installment finds 11 acts performing in front of the judges.

  • Fox
    Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

    Season 4 finale: A licensed physician seeks help from grade school tots with not-so-difficult trivia. Sure hope he’s not on my HMO! (Not yet renewed.)

  • CBS

    Two episodes: First, Jackson is injured after a run-in with Zambian rebels. Then at 10 pm, an unexpected turn of events puts all at risk.

  • HBO
    Hard Knocks

    Season 10 finale: Training camp with the Houston Texans comes to a close. (Not yet renewed.)

  • ABC
    Extreme Weight Loss

    Season 5 finale: A 310-pound career woman learns her excess weight may prevent her from having children. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    Hollywood Game Night

    Season 3 finale: Celebs include Cedric the Entertainer and Niecy Nash (The Soul Man), Ming-Na Wen (S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Mel B. (AGT). (Not yet renewed.)

  • TNT
    Public Morals

    If you haven’t already binge-watched TNT’s cop drama, Episode 3 finds Muldoon coming face-to-face with the Irish mob at Mr. O’s wake.

  • USA Network
    Playing House

    Season 2 finale (two episodes): Emma, Maggie and Rabbi Dan plan the policeman’s ball. Then at 10:30 pm, Maggie gets Emma concert tix. (Not yet renewed.)

  • CBS
    The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

    Series premiere: Oscar winner George Clooney and presidential hopeful Jeb Bush join Colbert for his debut episode; bandleader Jon Batiste performs. (Adjust your DVRs: the premiere will run long, to 12:44 am.)