What to Watch Today

The Rookie Returns, Mayim Bialik Stars in Miranda Redo, Elizabeth Is Missing and More

Rookie Season 3

On TV this Sunday: Officer Nolan and the Baxters are back, Power Book II: Ghost finishes its freshman run, and new series Call Me Kat, The Great North and The Watch debut. Here are 16 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Fox
    Call Me Kat

    Series premiere (special night): A cat café owner (The Big Bang Theory‘s Mayim Bialik) tries to prove to her mom (Mike & Molly‘s Swoosie Kurtz) that she can be happy and single at 39; Cheyenne Jackson (30 Rock), Kyla Pratt (One on One) and Leslie Jordan (Will & Grace) co-star. (Episode 2 airs in its regular Thursdays-at-9 time slot; watch trailer.)

  • Starz
    Power Book II: Ghost

    Season 1 finale: Tariq stops at nothing to clear his mother’s name, despite being backed against the wall by Monet. (Renewed; watch Book III teaser.)

  • ABC
    Supermarket Sweep

    Season 1 finale: Contestants from Ohio, Connecticut, Tennessee, Michigan, California and New York face off. (Not yet renewed.)

  • BBC America
    The Watch

    Series premiere (two episodes): A group of trolls, werewolves, wizards and other unlikely heroes fight an evil plot to resurrect a dragon that could destroy the world; Richard Dormer (Game of Thrones), Lara Rossi (Flesh and Blood), Samuel Adewunmi (Dixi) and Wendell Pierce (The Wire) star. (Watch trailer.)

  • NBC
    Sunday Night Football

    The Washington Football Team visits the Philadelphia Eagles, live from Lincoln Financial Field.

  • Fox
    The Great North

    Sneak preview: A single dad (Parks and Rec‘s Nick Offerman) does his best to keep his family together amid their many Alaskan adventures; the voice cast also includes Jenny Slate (Big Mouth), Will Forte (Last Man on Earth), Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) and Alanis Morissette. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • CBS
    NCIS: Los Angeles

    A doctor whose work could be developed into advanced weaponry is abducted; Callen tries to have an important talk with Arkady. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • PBS
    Elizabeth Is Missing

    Stateside TV-movie premiere: Maud (A Touch of Class‘ Glenda Jackson) tries to solve the mystery of her missing friend Elizabeth (EastEnders‘ Maggie Steed), despite her further decline into dementia.

  • CNN
    Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President

    This two-hour special highlights President Jimmy Carter’s many bonds with musicians like Willie Nelson, Aretha Franklin and Bob Dylan.

  • The CW
    The Outpost

    Season 3 finale: Talon and Zed find an unexpected ally just as the outpost becomes overrun, but a sacrifice may be their only hope. (Previously renewed.)

  • Fox
    The Simpsons

    Special time: The origin story of Comic Book Guy is told when he and his wife debate having a baby. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • Starz
    In the Long Run

    Season 3 premiere: Walter’s mom comes to London, bringing about big change for the Easmon family; Bagpipes is reminded of the fragility of life.

  • CBS
    NCIS: New Orleans

    Pride and the team work to secure a high-tech battery that could have deadly consequences. (Get scoop on the NCIS mothership’s XL return.)

  • Fox
    Last Man Standing

    Final season premiere (special night): A time jump takes the Baxters into a post-COVID world; Mandy and Kyle move back in with Mike and Vanessa. (Episode 2 airs Thursday at 9:30 pm; Get First Look.)

  • ABC
    The Rookie

    Season 3 premiere: Nolan must come to terms with the choices he made in pursuit of the truth about Detective Armstrong. (Get First Look; read preview.)

  • Showtime
    Your Honor

    Jimmy and Gina remain committed to avenging their son’s death; Michael gets blackmailed.