What to Watch Today

Emmy Rossum's Shameless Swan Song, American Gods Returns, Crashing Ends and More

  • Disney Channel
    Star vs. The Forces of Evil

    Final season premiere (two episodes): First up, Star and Marco go looking for Queen Moon. Later, Star must outsmart the Pie Folk in order to reunite with her family.

  • ABC
    American Idol

    120 minutes: The auditions continue with a contestant performing a moving original song, the return of a Season 16 fan favorite and Lionel Richie’s “walk down memory lane” with Mohammed Ali.

  • Starz
    American Gods

    Season 2 premiere: Mr. Wednesday continues to pitch the case for war to the Old Gods; Technical Boy goes after Media (now played by Kahyun Kim). (Watch trailer.)

  • CBS
    Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul

    120 minutes: Smokey Robinson, Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Janelle Monáe, Yolanda Adams, Alessia Cara, Common, Shirley Caesar and many more perform.

  • HBO
    The Case Against Adnan Syed

    Docuseries premiere (70 minutes): First brought to light by the hit podcast Serial, this four-part program reexamines the murder of Hae Min Lee, the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed, and the current state of his retrial.

  • Showtime

    Season 9 finale: In Emmy Rossum’s final episode, Fiona makes a decision about her future, while a bedridden Frank leaves the Gallaghers with a tough choice. (Read preview; check renewal status.)

  • The CW

    Mel and Jada enlist Niko to figure out who is after Jada; Maggie and Parker make an unusual discovery after they take their relationship to the next level.

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead

    Alpha retaliates against Daryl’s rescue mission; the Kingdom’s efforts to reunite the communities are jeopardized. (Fall behind? Read Episode 12 recap.)

  • Starz
    Now Apocalypse

    Series premiere: A twentysomething (Twisted‘s Avan Jogia) has premonitory dreams that make him wonder whether he’s entangled in a dark, monstrous conspiracy… or smoking too much weed; Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), Beau Mirchoff (Awkward.), Kelli Berglund (Lab Rats) and Roxane Mesquida (Gossip Girl) co-star.

  • Fox
    Family Guy

    Quagmire and his newly discovered daughter (voiced by This Is Us‘ Mandy Moore) join Peter and Meg on a father-daughter bonding trip. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • NBC
    Good Girls

    Rio forces Beth, Annie and Ruby to deal with a possible witness; Annie is put in an awkward position with Greg and Nancy.

  • HBO

    Series finale: An opportunity to open for John Mulaney leaves Pete in a strange situation. (Officially cancelled.)