What to Watch Today

One Day at a Time on CBS, Ninja Warrior Semifinals and More

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On TV this Monday: As the American Ninja Warrior semifinals get underway, Dancing With the Stars standout Justina Machado goes up against the CBS debut of her own sitcom, One Day at a Time! Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • C-SPAN
    Supreme Court Nominee Confirmation Hearing

    Day 1 of confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett gets underway before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Fox, TBS
    MLB League Championship Series

    The Astros take on the Rays in Game 2 of the ALCS (at 4 pm, TBS), and the Braves and Dodgers kick off the NLCS (at 7:30 pm, Fox).

  • NBC
    American Ninja Warrior

    As the semifinals begin, Daniel Gil, Jesse Labreck, Sandy Zimmerman, Jody Avila and Grant McCartney face Corkscrew, Clockwork and other obstacles.

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    The Head of Household reveals their nominations for eviction. (Which ex-committee member got the boot?)

  • ABC
    Dancing With the Stars

    It’s ’80s Night! Tyra walks into the ballroom to Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know”; Justina Machado and pro Sasha Farber dance jazz to “Maniac” by Michael Sembello. Meanwhile, over on CBS…

  • CBS
    One Day at a Time

    Season 4 broadcast premiere (two episodes): Machado stars as single mom Penelope Alvarez in the Netflix-turned-Pop TV reboot. First up, a census taker (played by Ray Romano) visits the Alvarez household. Then at 9:30 pm, Penelope grapples with a pricey purchase. (Read Episode 1 post mortem.)

  • HBO
    The Third Day

    Annie reveals her true intentions in coming to Osea; Ellie is befriended by a peculiar girl who offers to take her to a mysterious place unknown to outsiders.

  • ABC
    Emergency Call

    Scenarios include a badly injured teen whose description matches that of a fellow dispatcher’s daughter, and a woman hiding from her drunk husband.

  • CBS
    Manhunt: Deadly Games

    As Richard fights back against the FBI and the media, ATF Agent Embry discovers a crucial link between a serial bomber and the Olympic bomb.

  • AMC
    Soulmates

    A professor (Billions‘ David Costabile) mulls an affair with a woman (Lodge 49‘s Sonya Cassidy) who introduces herself as his soulmate. (Watch sneak peek; Episode 1 earned a reader grade of “B.”)

  • HBO
    We Are Who We Are

    Sarah and Richard remain embroiled in a power struggle; Caitlin turns to Fraser for help; Danny questions Jenny about his biological father.