What to Watch Today

Genius Debuts, Outsiders Ends, Great News and More


On TV this Tuesday: Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush inhabits the role of Albert Einstein, NBC delivers Great News, The Detour wraps its sophomore run and Outsiders comes to an end. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Hulu
    Dimension 404

    Season 1 finale: A pro gamer’s life fast-forwards tenfold after consuming an energy drink. (Not yet renewed.)

  • The CW
    The Flash

    In this episode directed by Tom Cavanagh, Barry travels to the year 2024 in an effort to identify Savitar and thus hopefully save Iris. (Read preview.)

  • NatGeo
    Genius

    Series premiere (75 minutes): The first year of this anthology chronicles the life of legendary physicist Albert Einstein, as played by Lovesick‘s Johnny Flynn and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush. (Read review; already renewed.)

  • NBC
    Great News

    Series premiere (two episodes): From 30 Rock duo Tina Fey and Robert Carlock comes this comedy about a cable news producer (Ground Floor‘s Briga Heelan) whose mother (Difficult People‘s Andrea Martin) gets an internship on her show; John Michael Higgins (Wilfred), Nicole Richie (Chuck), Adam Campbell (Kimmy Schmidt) and Horatio Sanz (SNL) co-star.

  • WGN America
    Outsiders

    Series finale: “No one is safe from the wrath of the mountain”… or cancellation.

  • Syfy
    Face Off

    Season 11 finale: The final three contenders craft animalistic kung-fu masters for an actual fight scene; a winner is revealed. (Get Season 12 premiere date.)

  • Fox
    Prison Break

    Michael, Whip and Ja make one last attempt to escape Ogygia; T-Bag meets with Kellerman to learn more about Michael’s “resurrection” (get preview/sneak peek).

  • CBS
    48 Hours: NCIS

    NCIS‘ Rocky Carroll narrates this six-part series exploring some of the biggest cases handled by the real-life Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

  • Syfy
    Cosplay Melee

    Season 1 finale: The cosplayers are tasked with crafting original characters inspired by their favorite anime. (Not yet renewed.)

  • TBS
    The Detour

    Season 2 finale (two episodes): Robin and Nate get to live out their action movie fantasies; Robin makes a huge mistake. (Not yet renewed.)