What to Watch Today

Legion Finale, Bold Type Returns, Viola Davis' Defense and More

On TV this Tuesday: The Bold Type is back, the mind-bending Legion wraps its sophomore run and ABC launches the Viola Davis-EP’d docuseries The Last Defense. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Freeform
    The Bold Type

    Season 2 premiere (two episodes): Jane is excited about having her first piece published in Incite; a new corporate policy allows for Sutton and Richard to pursue a relationship; Alex recommends that Kat highlight that she’s black in her company bio. (Read preview.)

  • TNT
    Animal Kingdom

    Smurf deals with prison politics; J gathers the Cody boys in hopes of keeping the family enterprise alive; Nicky tries to impress an old friend.

  • FX

    Season 2 finale (69 minutes): “David fights the future,” and that’s all we’re allowed to divulge. (Get renewal status.)

  • ABC
    The Last Defense

    Docuseries premiere: From EP Viola Davis comes this true crime series examining the death row cases of Darlie Routier, a Dallas housewife accused of killing her two sons, and Julius Jones, a college student who was the prime suspect in a carjacking murder.

  • Nat Geo

    Françoise Gilot defies Picasso to reach her artistic goals; a young Dora Maar hopes to meet with the iconic artist.

  • AMC

    Max deals with the consequences of his decision; Laura learns that she’s not being told everything; Joe discovers Karen’s secret.

  • BET
    In Contempt

    Season 1 finale: Gwen defends a young black man who killed a cop in self-defense. (Not yet renewed.)

  • WGN America
    100 Code

    Eklund and Conley search for a missing suspect who claims there will be more victims.

  • TV Land

    35 minutes: Liza and Kelsey seek out a potential business partner; a newly married Josh returns to Brooklyn. (Read cast reactions to that twist!)

  • TV Land

    Toby Pearson rediscovers how difficult it is to be a teacher; Ms. Snap launches an anti-selfie campaign.