What to Watch Today

New Amsterdam and NCIS Finales, Elmo's Playdate and More

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On TV this Tuesday: New Amsterdam and NCIS air their early season faux-nales, Elmo hosts a star-studded (virtual) playdate and the One Day at a Time fam celebrates Halloween. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Chris D'Elia: No Pain

    Stand-up comedy special premiere: The Undateable alum talks about growling at babies in public and AirDropping inappropriate photos on airplanes.

  • HBO, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, TBS, TNT, truTV, HBO Latino
    Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate

    In this half-hour special, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anne Hathaway and Tracee Ellis Ross join Elmo and friends for a virtual playdate.

  • ABC
    The Conners

    Dan discovers that he might have waited too long to share his feelings with Louise; Darlene picks a nasty fight with Ben and Becky.

  • CBS
    NCIS

    Season 17 finale: The team attempts to verify the identity of a man (played by Back to the Future‘s Christopher Lloyd) who claims he served on the U.S.S. Arizona during Pearl Harbor. (Read preview, get Episode 400 scoop.)

  • ABC
    Bless This Mess

    Mike’s family pays him a visit for his birthday; Martin Mull (Roseanne), Ryan Hansen (Veronica Mars) and Christine Estabrook (American Horror Story) guest-star.

  • Fox
    Empire

    In the series’ penultimate episode, Lucious discovers some of Andre’s business missteps, while Cookie faces major obstacles as she attempts to relaunch BossyFest. (Proper series finale scrapped!)

  • CBS
    FBI: Most Wanted

    Two episodes: First up, a small-town officer takes revenge on those he believes are responsible for his downfall. Then at 10 pm, the team goes after a student who commits murder in a fit of jealousy.

  • NBC
    New Amsterdam

    Season 2 finale (70 minutes): When multiple patients show similar, alarming symptoms, Sharpe and Bloom scramble to make sense of it all; Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-0) guest-stars. (Renewed for three seasons!)

  • Pop TV
    One Day at a Time

    On Halloween, Lydia discovers something life-altering in the trash, while Schneider and Avery compete in a costume contest; Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons) and Reggie Watts (Late Late Show) guest-star.

  • ABC
    For Life

    Aaron pushes to represent a longtime inmate in hopes that winning a decades-old case against Maskins will strengthen his own cause.