What to Watch Today

Originals Vet Uncovers Murder, Trading Spaces and More

  • HBO
    The First Purge

    Premium cable premiere: The U.S. government’s effort to lower crime by legalizing it for one night backfires when its test run on Staten Island expands far beyond the borough’s borders; Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei, Y’lan Noel (Insecure) and Joivan Wade (Doom Patrol) star. 

  • Hallmark Channel
    Flip That Romance

    TV-movie premiere: Rival house flippers (Dallas‘ Julie Gonzalo and UnREAL‘s Tyler Hynes) renovate opposite sides of a duplex — and revive an old romance.

  • Lifetime
    Mommy Group Murder

    TV-movie premiere: A new mom (The Originals‘ Leah Pipes) discovers a dark secret about her local mommy group after a husband turns up dead; Ryan Carnes (General Hospital) and Helena Mattsson (American Horror Story) co-star.

  • TLC
    Trading Spaces

    Season 10 premiere: Kahi, Carter, Joanie and Brett design rooms inspired by the 1950s and ’70s.

  • CBS
    One Night for One Drop: Imagined by Cirque du Soleil

    60 minutes: The famous acrobatic and dancing group performs on behalf of One Drop, a non-profit dedicated to providing safe water around the globe; ET‘s Kevin Frazier and former Olympian Tara Lipinski host. 

  • CBS
    Ransom

    Special time: A threat from a past kidnapper forces the team to reevaluate Eric’s policy of letting criminals go free.

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    A chance recording on a thermal camera leads the cops to a serial killer. 😱

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Halsey pulls double duty as host and musical guest. (Watch Idris Elba highlights; who’s hosting the next three episodes?)