What to Watch Today

SYTYCD Back to Basics, Flash-y Whose Line, Angie Tribeca Finale, Ninja Warrior Returns and More

  • NBC
    American Ninja Warrior

    Season 9 premiere: The Los Angeles Qualifiers commence with returning Ninjas Kevin Bull and Grant McCartney; obstacle courses include the Cannonball Drop and the Battering Ram.

  • Fox
    So You Think You Can Dance

    Season 14 premiere: As auditions get underway in L.A. and the series goes “back to basics,” Nigel Lythgoe is joined by Vanessa Hudgens and returning judge Mary Murphy. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • Freeform

    Azazel the demon remains at large; Simon turns to Isabelle for help. (What did you think of the summer premiere?)

  • Showtime
    The Putin Interviews

    Docuseries premiere (Night 1 of 4): Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone speaks with Russian president Vladimir Putin in a series of intimate interviews filmed over the course of two years. (Watch trailer.)

  • Fox

    Series premiere: Five contestants put their talents — ranging from memory to frog-calling skills — to the test, before panelists Mike Tyson, Christina Milian and Dr. Rahul Jandial determine who is worthy of the $50,000 grand prize; Kal Penn hosts.

  • The CW
    Whose Line Is It Anyway?

    Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie and Jeff Davis are joined by The Flash‘s Candice Patton. (An encore featuring Jane the Virgin‘s “dearly departed” Brett Dier follows at 9:30.)

  • NBC
    Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge

    Season 2 premiere: Six teams compete in a muddy, mile-long course before facing the dreaded slip wall for a chance to win $250,000.

  • AMC
    Better Call Saul

    Jimmy visits with an old friend; Hamlin and Chuck butt heads over the future of the firm. (Who received TVLine accolades?)

  • VH1
    Daytime Divas

    Mo threatens to reveal a secret when Maxine returns to the show; Nina has news for Shawn. (What did you think of the series premiere?)

  • TBS
    Angie Tribeca

    Season 3 finale: Dr. Scholls is missing, with the serial killer still on the loose; Rashida Jones’ real-life mom, Peggy Lipton, guest-stars as Tribeca’s mother. (Not yet renewed.)