What to Watch Today

The Walking Dead's End Begins, Ron Howard and Spike Lee Docuseries Premieres and More

The Walking Dead Season 11 Premiere

On TV this Sunday: The Walking Dead kicks off its final chapter, Ron Howard’s Gossip and Spike Lee’s NYC Epicenters chronicle New York City history, and Jesse Metcalfe bids farewell to Chesapeake Shores. Here are 14 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    Head of Household Sarah Beth nominates two houseguests for eviction. (Who was booted last week?)

  • Hallmark Channel
    Chesapeake Shores

    Abby and Mick deal with O’Brien Construction’s less-than-favorable rep, as Abby reflects on the past/contemplates her future. (Who’s replacing Jesse Metcalf?)

  • Showtime
    Gossip

    Docuseries premiere: This four-part series executive-produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer examines the history of tabloid reporting, including Rupert Murdoch’s purchase of the New York Post, the creation of Page Six and the career of columnist Cindy Adams.

  • HBO
    NYC Epicenters 9/11 Through 2021 and a Half

    Docuseries premiere (two hours): Produced and directed by Spike Lee, this four-part series deep-dives into New York’s greatest challenges from the last two decades, sharing stories, memories and insights from local eyewitnesses who lived through it all.

  • TNT
    Animal Kingdom

    Craig struggles with the demands of fatherhood; a desert guru helps Pope confront his demons. (Read Episode 6 recap.)

  • Hallmark Movies and Mysteries
    Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Honeymoon, Honeymurder

    TV-movie premiere: Aurora and Nick (Fuller House‘s Candace Cameron Bure and Eureka‘s Niall Matter) find themselves in danger after they discover a body during a pre-honeymoon getaway; Marilu Henner (Taxi) co-stars.

  • Starz
    Heels

    Jack’s decision to sabotage Ace’s exit brings complicated consequences. (Read premiere post mortem with Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig.)

  • CNN
    History of the Sitcom

    Season 1 finale: The closing episode examines how the sitcom format provides escapism for many Americans.

  • CNN
    Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury

    Docuseries finale: Israel emerges victorious in its war against its Arab neighbors, and its control of Palestinian territory kickstarts the Holy Land’s ongoing dilemma.

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead

    Season 11 premiere: As the final season kicks off, Daryl leads a team to the military base he discovered, while Maggie’s story prompts a new mission. (Watch sneak peek; read previews with Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Melissa McBride and Norman Reedus.)

  • The CW
    Dead Pixels

    Season 2 finale: Meg reboots an old version of Kingdom Scrolls, as Nicky prepares to meet Daisy in real life.

  • HBO
    100 Foot Wave

    Docuseries finale: A competitor suffers a serious injury, as surfers reflect on their love and fear of the unpredictable sport; after sitting out, Garrett puts his injuries behind him and gets back in the water.

  • EPIX
    Chapelwaite

    Series premiere: Based on Stephen King’s story Jerusalem’s Lot, Captain Charles Boone (Adrien Brody) inherits a wealthy cousin’s estate in 1850s Maine, where he must battle the darkness that plagued his family for generations; Emily Hampshire (Schitt’s Creek) co-stars. (Sneak peek.)

  • Showtime
    Work in Progress

    Season 2 premiere (two episodes): Abby hunts for a therapist she doesn’t hate, and gets a new roommate; a crisis triggers repressed memories from Abby’s childhood.