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Good Wife, Leftovers, Homeland and 5 Other Premieres, FearTWD and The Strain End and More

The Good Wife Season 7 Premiere

On TV this Sunday: The Good Wife battles a bond villain, HBO serves more Leftovers, Gilmore Girls comes to Up and Fear the Walking Dead and The Strain both hit pause on the outbreaks. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar.

  • Up TV
    Gilmore Girls

    Through 6 am | To celebrate the network’s acquisition of all seven Gilmore seasons, enjoy a marathon of Season 1. Copper boom! (Beginning Oct. 5, episodes will air every weeknight at 7 pm and 8 pm.)

  • CBS
    Madam Secretary

    Season 2 premiere: Elizabeth must be sworn in when the president’s plane disappears over the Pacific. Guest stars include series EP Morgan Freeman (as Chief Justice Frawley) and Crossing Jordan‘s Jill Hennessy (as Henry’s Defense Intelligence Agency handler).

  • PBS
    Home Fires

    Miniseries premiere: Set in a rural English village on the verge of World War II, this mini centers on the Women’s Institute social group and the two ladies — played by Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Jane Eyre) — who clash over the organization’s fate.

  • ABC
    Once Upon a Time

    In an effort to protect Emma, Regina steps up in a surprising way; King Arthur and Queen Guinevere throw a royal ball that takes a deadly turn. (View photos.)

  • Fox
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    The latest personnel change threatens Jake and Amy’s romance; Rosa and Gina urge Charles to rethink his af- fection for a fellow officer (Good Wife’s Archie Panjabi.)

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    Season finale: As civil unrest grows and the (un)dead take over, Travis and Madison try to devise ways to protect their families. Note: A Season 1 marathon begins at 3:15 pm. (Renewed.)

  • CBS
    The Good Wife

    Season 7 premiere: Alicia attempts to revive her struggling career by representing arrestees in bond court; Peter brings in a new strategist (Margo Martindale, The Americans).

  • Showtime

    Season 5 premiere: Almost two years after the Embassy attack in Islamabad, Carrie is building a new life in Berlin… when she is forced back into the dangerous world she left behind.

  • HBO
    The Leftovers

    Season 2 premiere: When Kevin, Nora, and Jill relocate to Miracle, Texas — which has not experienced a single departure — Kevin experiences a life-changing mysterious event. (Read previews with showrunner Damon Lindelof and star Carrie Coon.)

  • FX
    The Strain

    Season 2 finale: As Setrakian and Fet battle for the Occido Lumen, they gain a surprising ally; a massive attack puts Eph, Nora and Zack’s escape in peril. (Renewed.)

  • CBS
    CSI: Cyber

    Season 2 premiere: Avery welcomes D.B. Russell (CSI’s Ted Danson) to the team as they investigate a puzzling burglary/homicide. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • Showtime
    The Affair

    Season 2 premiere: Vague synopsis alert! Noah and Helen try for amicable divorce proceedings, but complications indicate inescapable conflict.

  • PBS
    The Widower

    Miniseries premiere: This three-parter tells the true story of Malcolm Webster (Reece Shearsmith, Shaun of the Dead), an infamous man who marries, then attempts to kill, a succession of women to cash in on their life insurance policies. Cheery stuff!


    COMING NEXT SUNDAY: The Walking Dead‘s Season 6 premiere!