What to Watch Today

Black Lightning and Flash Return, Sorry for Your Loss Finale, American Music Awards and More


On TV this Tuesday: The Flash and Black Lightning suit back up, Tracee Ellis Ross returns as host of the AMAs and Sorry for Your Loss wraps its freshman run. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • ABC
    American Music Awards

    Taylor, Carrie, Mariah, Dua Lipa, Post Malone and Cardi B are among those scheduled to perform; Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish) returns as host.

  • The CW
    The Flash

    Season 5 premiere: Team Flash works to get Barry and Iris’ daughter Nora back to the future, while also fighting off a villainous meta. (Get scoop.)

  • Fox
    The Gifted

    Lorna’s baby begins to suffer from a deadly illness, forcing the Inner Circle to turn to an unexpected source for help.

  • CBS
    NCIS

    One of the agents is starstruck as they investigate an explosion outside the home of a Navy SEAL whose wife is a popular reality-TV star.

  • The CW
    Black Lightning

    Season 2 premiere: Concerned for students, the school board mulls a motion to shut down Garfield High; Jennifer really struggles with her powers; Anissa finds a new way to give back to Freeland.

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    Sorry for Your Loss

    Season 1 finale (two episodes): Leigh takes off for Palm Springs and meets a fellow stranger determined to escape reality; Danny and Leigh have an opportunity to make Matt’s wishes come true. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    This Is Us

    The family rallies around Kate (who needs a win, like, now!) as she undergoes a medical procedure. (Fall behind? Read Episode 2 recap.)

  • WGN America
    Carter

    Season 1 finale: Harley uncovers a new clue in the case of his mother’s death; Rebecca Romijn (Star Trek: Discovery) guest-stars. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    New Amsterdam

    Bloom treats an inmate from Rikers; Max gives a wealthy donor something to think about when he shows her around the hospital.

  • FX
    Mr Inbetween

    Season 1 finale (two episodes): “A nutritious breakfast is the key to good health — as is looking in the trunk before stealing a car,” says the official synopsis. (Not yet renewed.)