What to Watch Tonight

Thursday Night Football Kicks Off, Haven Returns and More

  • History
    Rebuilding the World Trade Center

    Created by Irish filmmaker Marcus Robinson, this eight-years-in-the-making documentary focuses on the construction workers tasked with restoring the New York City skyline after the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • NBC
    The Biggest Loser

    Two-hour Season 16 premiere: Twenty former athletes — including NFL vets Scott Mitchell and Damien Woody, and tennis pro Zina Garrison — begin their path to fitness, helped in part by new trainers Jessie Pavelka and Jennifer Widerstrom. (In other words: Keep the Kleenex handy!)

  • Syfy

    Season 5 premiere: When a dangerous new trouble emerges, Mara is seemingly in control and Audrey is nowhere to be found.

  • CBS
    Thursday Night Football

    Network premiere: The Steelers take on the Ravens in Maryland. (The Big Bang Theory is temporarily airing on Mondays, starting Sept. 22, while it and the rest of CBS’ regular Thursday line-up return here Oct. 30.)

  • ABC
    The Quest

    Two-hour season finale: It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: The One True Hero is crowned! (Not yet renewed.)

  • Lifetime
    Project Runway

    The designers must create avant garde looks that can withstand the elements. (But really, who’s wearing an avant garde look in the rain?)

  • USA Network

    Rush’s renewed relationship with Sarah gets complicated, while Alex tries to control the fallout with his wife. Rebecca Marshall (Cedar Cove) guest-stars.

  • Sundance
    The Honorable Woman

    Nessa begins to sense antagonism between the Israeli government and the Stein Foundation.

  • IFC
    Garfunkel and Oates

    A bitter ex-bandmate-turned-movie star visits Riki and Kate, and the girls try to get weed cards. (Priorities!)

  • FX
    You're the Worst

    In an episode spanning three years, we see the events that lead up to Gretchen and Jimmy meeting.