What to Watch Today

Lovecraft Country and The Vow Finales, Millionaire Returns, Braves/Dodgers Game 7 and More

  • ABC
    America's Funniest Home Videos

    Season 31 premiere: Videos include the Toddler Temptation Challenge, kids imitating parents, and teachers comically interrupted in virtual classrooms.

  • Fox
    MLB League Championship Series

    The NLCS between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers concludes with Game 7.

  • The CW
    Pandora

    Ralen suffers a life-changing loss; Jax and the team visit the planet where Professor Osborn first found Jax as a baby.

  • ABC
    Supermarket Sweep

    Revival premiere: Contestants showcase their shopping skills while vying for a $100,000 prize; Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live) hosts. (Get first look.)

  • BBC America
    Top Gear

    Season 29 premiere: The team spends a full 24 hours in the Tesla Model 3, Volvo S60 and BMW 3-Series; Chris tests the Ferrari SF90 in Italy.

  • PBS
    The Trouble With Maggie Cole

    Stateside premiere: The titular Maggie (French and Saunders‘ Dawn French) deals with the repercussions of her gossiping antics in an English fishing village; Mark Heap (Friday Night Dinner), Julie Hesmondhalgh (Broadchurch) and Vicki Pepperdine (Getting On) co-star.

  • NBC
    Sunday Night Football

    The Los Angeles Rams visit the San Francisco 49ers, live from Levi’s Stadium. (Football Night in America precedes at 7 pm.)

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    A new ally gives Strand an idea that could lead to freedom; Virginia, Alicia and Strand clear an unusual walker threat. (Premiere earned a grade of “B+.”)

  • Showtime
    The Good Lord Bird

    John Brown and Onion travel north and seek refuge with Frederick Douglass; Brown and Douglass disagree over methodology.

  • HBO
    Lovecraft Country

    Season 1 finale: With the Book of Names now in their possession, the gang returns to Ardham to cast the ultimate spell.

  • Starz
    Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult

    Series premiere: India Oxenberg (daughter of Dynasty‘s Catherine Oxenberg) relives her harrowing experience of joining the sex-slave cult.

  • ABC
    Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

    Season 12 premiere: Tiffany Haddish (The Last OG) plays for charity; firefighter Oliver Fry takes a shot at the $1 million prize.

  • ABC
    Card Sharks

    Season 2 premiere: Players from Las Vegas, San Diego and others join host Joel McHale (Community).

  • FX
    Fargo

    Loy finds himself in a tricky situation, while Josto strikes back.

  • HBO
    The Vow

    Season 1 finale: Mark and Bonnie return to Clifton Park for the first time since leaving NXIVM; the team receives a tip on where Keith might be, while they all face a shocking development in the case. (Recently renewed.)

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    ♦ ON THIS DATE IN TV HISTORY ♦
    In the Mad Men Season 1 finale (Oct. 18, 2007), Peggy Olson was promoted to junior copywriter — but by episode’s end (and most unexpectedly) she also had acquired the title of “new mother”!