What to Watch Today

Swamp Thing on CW, Ellen's Games Return, NEXT and More

'Swamp Thing' CW Premiere

On TV this Tuesday: DC Universe’s quickly cancelled Swamp Thing surfaces on The CW, Mad Men‘s John Slattery battles an evil A.I. and PBS airs the Hispanic Heritage Awards. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • FS1, TBS
    MLB League Division Series

    NLDS matchups include Braves vs. Marlins (2 pm, FS1) and Dodgers vs. Padres (9:30 pm, FS1); ALDS games include A’s vs. Astros (4:30 pm, TBS) and Yankees vs. Rays (8 pm, TBS).

  • ESPN
    WNBA Finals

    The Seattle Storm (2-0) lead the Las Vegas Aces heading into Game 3 at the WNBA Court in Bradenton, Fla.

  • OWN
    The Haves and the Have Nots

    Benny embarks upon a self-appointed investigation. (Fall behind? Read Episode 16 recap.)

  • PBS
    The Hispanic Heritage Awards

    Honorees include Linda Ronstadt, Jessica Alba, Selena Gomez, Bad Bunny, Sebastián Yatra, and essential farmworkers.

  • The CW
    Swamp Thing

    Broadcast premiere (90 minutes): In the one-and-done DC Universe drama, CDC researcher Abby Arcane (Gotham‘s Crystal Reed) investigates what appears to be a deadly, swamp-born virus in a small Louisiana town.

  • NBC
    Ellen's Game of Games

    Season 4 premiere: Contestants are subject to Blindfolded Musical Chairs, Dizzy Dash, Oh Ship! and the new game Name Dropper.

  • ABC
    NBA Finals

    The Miami Heat (1-2) attempt to tie things up against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 at the AdventHealth Arena in Orlando.

  • Fox
    NEXT

    Series premiere: Ordered to series in May 2019, this drama follows the emergence of a rogue Artificial Intelligence; John Slattery (Mad Men) stars. (Dave Nemetz and Vlada Gelman say “SKIP!”)

  • HBO
    Siempre, Luis

    The docu focuses on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s father, Luis A. Miranda Jr., as he navigates Hurricane Maria relief efforts and bringing Hamilton to Puerto Rico.

  • CBS
    The FBI Declassified

    FBI‘s Alana De La Garza narrates this six-part series promising unprecedented access to some of the biggest cases handled by real-life FBI agents/analysts.

  • NBC
    Transplant

    Bashir struggles to understand a patient’s personal decisions, while at home he and Amira celebrate Eid but miss their family traditions.