What to Watch Today

The Shape of Water on HBO, College Football and More

  • HBO
    Esme & Roy

    A rainy day sends Esme, Roy, Hugo and baby Fig to their Netflix accounts the planetarium. 

  • ABC, CBS, Fox
    College Football

    Six games: Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest (at 12 pm, ABC), Clemson vs. Georgia Tech (3:30 pm, ABC), Texas A&M vs. Alabama (3:30 pm, CBS), TCU vs. Texas (4:30 pm, Fox), Stanford vs. Oregon (8 pm, ABC) and Wisconsin vs. Iowa (8:30 pm, Fox).

  • Ovation
    Versailles Marathon

    Through 10 pm | Revisit Season 1 ahead of its third — and final — season (premiering Saturday, Oct. 6). (A Season 2 marathon airs next Saturday.)

  • HBO
    The Shape of Water

    Premium cable premiere: The Best Picture winner centers on a mute maid (Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins) who falls in love with a mysterious creature held captive in a secret government facility; Michael Shannon and Octavia Spencer co-star.

  • BBC America
    Planet Earth: Yellowstone

    70 minutes: Summer arrives, melting the chilling snow to reveal valleys, grasslands and summer forests.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Truly, Madly, Sweetly

    Sparks fly after a food truck owner (Awkward‘s Nikki Deloach) and a finance manager (Cedar Cove‘s Dylan Neal) are forced into an unlikely partnership.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Will Ferrell hosts — whether Chevy Chase likes it or not. (Who’s hosting the Season 44 premiere?)