What to Watch Today

The Goldbergs' Shelved Spinoff, Waco Mini, Vikings and More


On TV this Wednesday: The Goldbergs‘ shelved spinoff sees the light of day, Friday Night Lights‘ Riggins plays cult leader David Koresh and Vikings reaches its midseason closer. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • CBS
    The Amazing Race

    Two hours: One team struggles to stay on track after misreading a clue; the teams face off in the second head-to-head competition of the season.

  • The CW
    Riverdale

    Jughead learns more about Riverdale’s shocking history, while Betty uncovers dark secrets about Chic; Archie tries out for the wrestling team to get closer to Hiram. (View photos.)

  • Fox
    The X-Files

    In this highly anticipated Darin Morgan episode, Mulder and Scully come to learn how the X-Files themselves may have originated. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • ABC
    The Goldbergs: 1990-Something

    In this ’90s-set spinoff that was not meant to be, Head of School John Glascott (Tim Meadows) convinces his sister (NCIS: Los Angeles‘ Nia Long) to take a teaching job at William Penn Academy; Bryan Callen co-stars as Coach Mellor; Octavia Spencer narrates.

  • Pop
    Schitt's Creek

    Season 4 premiere: Moira feels personally responsible for a hotel guest’s death; David and Patrick make things official.

  • ABC
    American Housewife

    Two episodes (special time): First up, Oliver has a meltdown at school. Then at 9:30 pm, Viv is left in charge when Katie ditches the family for a day.

  • Pop
    Let's Get Physical

    Series premiere: A cover band singer (Mom‘s Matt Jones) inherits his family’s broken-down gym after his father aka “The Godfather of Aerobics” passes away; Chris Diamantopoulos (Silicon Valley); AnnaLynne McCord (90210) and Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn) co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • History
    Vikings

    Winter finale: The defeated army flees Kattegat, as a legendary warrior returns home. (Return date TBA.)

  • Fox
    9-1-1

    Bobby and the team rush to the scene of a deadly plane crash; Athena seeks revenge; Abby delivers an important message. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • Paramount Network
    Waco

    Miniseries premiere: Friday Night Lights‘ Taylor Kitsch portrays cult leader David Koresh in this six-part retelling of the infamous 1993 standoff between the Branch Davidians and the FBI/ATF; Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire); Melissa Benoist (Supergirl) and John Leguizamo (Bloodline) co-star. (Watch trailer.)