What to Watch Today

Olivia Colman Takes The Crown, Ray Donovan Returns, Supergirl vs. Leviathan and More

  • Netflix
    The Crown

    Season 3 premiere (all 10 episodes): Oscar winner Olivia Colman takes over the role of Queen Elizabeth II, as the series jumps ahead to the 1960s; rounding out the new ensemble are Tobias Menzies (Outlander) as Prince Philip, Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter) as Princess Margaret, Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) as Lord Mountbatten and Ben Daniels (The Exorcist) as Lord Snowdon. (Watch trailer.)

  • BET
    Soul Train Awards

    150 minutes: Yolanda Adams receives the Lady of Soul Award; Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood) and Tisha Campbell (My Wife and Kids) return as hosts.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Write Before Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: A newly single woman (Chicago Med‘s Torrey DeVitto) sends Christmas cards to all the people who have impacted her life; Chad Michael Murray (One Tree Hill) co-stars.

  • Showtime
    Ray Donovan

    Season 7 premiere: Ray and his family are implicated in the murder of a police officer. (Watch trailer.)

  • PBS
    Poldark

    Series finale: After several months, Ross and his friends launch one last plan to save themselves and their country.

  • Starz
    Leavenworth

    Docuseries finale: The Army’s chief appellate judge compares the My Lai Massacre to the Lorance case.

  • Showtime
    Shameless

    Frank searches for a job to keep his place in the house, but Mikey has other plans for him; Carl learns more about his new coworker. (Read premiere recap.)

  • The CW
    Supergirl

    Supergirl takes on Leviathan and learns the truth about Lena in the process. (Watch first “Crisis” teaser, read Batwoman preview.)

  • HBO
    Watchmen

    Looking Glass’ past is revealed, as is the greatest hoax in American history; the Smartest Man in the World plots his escape. (Fall behind? Read Ep. 4 recap.)

  • Fox
    Family Guy

    To celebrate their anniversary, Peter and Lois recount their own versions of three famous love stories.

  • Epix
    Get Shorty

    Season 3 finaleDetectives question miles; Rick connects with a long-lost friend. (Not yet renewed.)

  • ABC
    The Rookie

    Nolan celebrates his birthday by babysitting a crime scene at a law office; Alan Tudyk (Firefly) guest-stars (watch a sneak peek).

  • CBS
    Madam Secretary

    Elizabeth weighs her options after intelligence agencies locate a master hacker; Jason confronts his school newspaper over its coverage of Elizabeth.

  • HBO
    Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

    Season 6 finale: Whatever the topic, there is a high chance that Business Daddy will not be pleased. (Previously renewed.)

  • Adult Swim
    Rick and Morty

    The logline reads, “We all have one thing in common broh. I don’t know broh. Watch this one.” (Season 4 premiere earned an average reader grade of “A-.”)

  • AMC
    Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

    Docuseries finale: The final episode focuses on Queen Latifah’s 1989 track “Ladies First.”