What to Watch Today

Amazing Race Finale, Democratic Debate Night 1 and More

The Amazing Race Season 31 finale

On TV this Wednesday: Colbert goes live with AOC after Elizabeth Warren and her fellow Democrats face off in Night 1 of the first 2020 presidential candidates debate, and The Amazing Race wraps its 31st running. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Hulu
    The Handmaid's Tale

    June takes a trip with the Waterfords; a powerful family offers a glimpse at Gilead’s future. (Fall behind? Read Episode 5 recap and post mortem.)

  • Freeform

    Ana and Aaron struggle to define their relationship; Zoey overdoes it when attempting to get “Luca Jae Hall”-level high. (mixed-ish recast news!)

  • CBS
    The Amazing Race

    Season 31 finale (two hours): The final four teams race through London and Detroit on a quest to cross the finish line first.

  • NBC
    Democratic Candidates Debate

    Night 1 of 2: Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Cory Booker and Julián Castro are among this evening’s 10 candidates; NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt and Chuck Todd, Telemundo’s José Díaz-Balart and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow serve as moderators.

  • The CW
    Jane the Virgin

    Lina (recurring guest star Diane Guerrero, Doom Patrol) has a favor to ask Jane; Rafael and Petra begin to work together again.

  • OWN
    Queen Sugar

    Someone from Violet’s past arrives at the diner.

  • Paramount Network

    Beth starts to buy up land to protect the ranch, while Kayce and Rip come to blows. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • FXX
    Archer: 1999

    Archer and the crew try and a convince a hitchhiker to turn his life around.

  • TV Land

    Liza suspects that Charles is keeping something from her; Millenial gets the scoop on a tell-all from an acquitted murderer.

  • Various
    Late-Night Reacts to Debate

    First up, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (Comedy Central) has FiveThirtyEight senior writer Perry Bacon Jr. Then at 11:35 pm, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (CBS) has Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), while The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) has Star Wars‘ Daisy Ridley. Finally, at 12:37 am, Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC) has “A Closer Look” and AGT’s Terry Crews.