What to Watch Today

World Series Begins, Great Pumpkin, Misery Index and More


On TV this Tuesday: The World Series gets underway, ABC revisits a Peanuts classic and a Good Place resident presides over The Misery Index. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

    The SNL vet’s first comedy special features a stand-up set as well as archival clips from her childhood and interviews with her family.

  • Fox
    MLB World Series

    The Houston Astros host the Washington Nationals in Game 1, live from Minute Maid Park. (Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 pm.)

  • ABC
    It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

    In the beloved Peanuts special, Linus spends Halloween hoping to spot the elusive Great Pumpkin. (Toy Story of Terror! follows at 8:30 pm.)

  • CBS
    NCIS

    The team investigates when a Marine corporal (Y&R‘s Camryn Grimes) is suspected to have killed her neighbor while being treated for insomnia.

  • The CW
    The Flash

    Barry prepares a member of Team Flash for life without him, while hunting the meta Dr. Rosso “created”; Ralph uncovers a family secret. (Meet the new Wells!)

  • NBC
    This Is Us

    Rebecca hosts a dinner party; Kevin tries to be supportive; Randall is concerned about how everyone is adjusting to their new home.

  • ABC
    The Douglas Dynasty: Fame, Addiction, Recovery

    Diane Sawyer interviews Michael Douglas’ son Cameron about his new memoir, which chronicles his life of crime, drug addiction and eventual imprisonment.

  • FX
    Mayans MC

    In the antepenultimate Season 2 episode, a deal is put on the table… and the price is paid in blood. (Kurt Sutter fired!)

  • NBC
    New Amsterdam

    Sharpe and Max team up to make things right for a patient when the case hits close to home; Iggy and Bloom are forced to make a difficult call. (Get scoop.)

  • TBS
    The Misery Index

    Series premiere: Hosted by The Good Place‘s Jameela Jamil, and inspired by the card game Sh*t Happens, this game show gives contestants a chance to make a fortune out of other people’s misfortune; the stars of Impractical Jokers serve as panelists. (Watch trailer.)