What to Watch Today

Taken Comes to a Close, Ransom Finale and More

  • FOX
    2018 FIFA World Cup

    Two games: France vs. Argentina (10 am); Uruguay vs. Portugal (2 pm). (View full line-up.)

  • HBO
    It

    Premium cable premiere: This Stephen King adaptation focuses on a group of young outcasts (including Stranger Things‘ Finn Wolfhard and Me, Myself & I‘s Jack Dylan Grazer) who battle bloodthirsty clown Pennywise (Hemlock Grove‘s Bill Skarsgård).

  • CBS
    Ransom

    Season 2 finale (two episodes): First up, Eric negotiates the release of a couple held hostage by illegal immigrants. Then at 9 pm, Damian brainwashes Evie and threatens to turn her into a killer… unless Eric helps secure a major business deal. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    Taken

    Series finale: Brian and the team must stop Ramsey before he moves forward with his plan to assassinate a senator. (Officially cancelled.)

  • BBC America
    Planet Earth: The Best of Blue Planet II

    Highlights include a look at giant trevally that leap out of the water to snatch seabirds in midair, and tuskfish that use coral anvil to crack open clams.

  • Hallmark
    Yes, I Do

    Third time’s the charm? Having left him at the altar two times already, Charlotte (Days of Our Lives’ Jen Lilley) must prove to James (UnREAL‘s Marcus Rosner) that she truly wants to marry him.

  • Nat Geo Wild
    WILD After Dark

    45 minutes: This late-night special features animal-themed shorts; segment titles include “Gossip Gil” and “Green and Horny.”

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Tiffany Haddish hosts, with musical guest Taylor Swift. (Season 43 episodes, ranked!)