What to Watch Today

The Gifted Premiere, Tom Welling's Lucifer Debut and More

  • Fox

    Season 3 premiere (new time): Lucifer tries to figure out why he woke up in the desert with wings on his back again; police lieutenant Marcus Pierce (new series regular Tom Welling; read preview) makes his introduction. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • CBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    Leonard meets with Mrs. Davis (recurring guest star Regina King) after embarrassing the university during a radio interview. (Read premiere post-mortem; good news for Young Sheldon.)

  • CBS

    Series premiere: A recently divorced actor (Royal Pains‘ Mark Feuerstein) moves back into the New York apartment sandwiched between his overbearing parents (Ray Donovan‘s Elliott Gould and Alice‘s Linda Lavin) and his brother/sister-in-law (About a Boy‘s David Walton and Super Fun Night‘s Liza Lapira). (Chosen by five TVLine editors as a definite “Pass.”)

  • Fox
    The Gifted

    Series premiere: Parents (True Blood‘s Stephen Moyer and Person of Interest‘s Amy Acker) discover that their children possess mutant abilities; Natalie Alyn Lind (The Goldbergs), Percy Hynes White (Between), Sean Teale (Reign), Jamie Chung (Once Upon a Time) and Coby Bell (Burn Notice) co-star. (Read First Impression; watch opening scene.)

  • The CW
    Penn & Teller: Fool Us

    Season 4 finale (special night and time): Aspiring magicians include Patrik Kuffs, Lamanske, Adam Wilber and Hector. (Not yet renewed.)

  • CBS
    Me, Myself & I

    Young Alex finds it difficult to make friends; Midlife Alex gets back out on the dating scene; Older Alex goes on his first date with Eleanor. (Thoughts on Episode 1?)

  • NBC
    The Brave

    The team heads to Russia to retrieve a CIA officer (Degrassi: The Next Generation grad Stacey Farber) ambushed by rebels. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • ABC
    The Good Doctor

    Shaun’s attention to detail leads to complications on his first day; Claire struggles to give a patient a diagnosis. (Thoughts on Episode 1?)

  • Ovation
    The Halcyon

    Stateside premiere: From the producers of Downton Abbey and The Crown comes this 1940s-set drama about London socialites at a five-star hotel; Steven Mackintosh (Luther), Olivia Williams (Manhattan) and Matt Ryan (Constantine) star.

  • CBS

    Cabe puts his career on the line to prevent the extinction of mankind — not that his job would matter much following the extinction of mankind. (Read premiere recap.)