What to Watch Today

Walking Dead Returns, The Affair and 3 Other Premieres

  • ABC
    America's Funniest Home Videos

    Season 25 premiere: More hilarious injuries! More babies doing cute things! More Tom Bergeron! (For one last season, at least.)

  • Fox
    The Simpsons

    After her sandwiches become a huge hit at Springfield Elementary, Marge opens a franchise store — but runs into challenges with her new business.

  • PBS
    The Paradise

    Moray butts heads with bosses Katherine and Tom to pick a new head of ladies’ wear.

  • ABC
    Once Upon a Time

    As screened for the lucky thousands at New York Comic-Con on Friday (#swanovich): The town blames Elsa when a freezing spell is cast on Marian, Regina and Henry plan an “op,” Emma makes a confession to Hook and in flashback Hans plans to attack Arendelle.

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead

    Season 5 premiere: When Rick and the others end up in a vulnerable situation (as they are wont to do), the true motives of the Terminans come to light. (The Chris Hardwick-hosted after-show Talking Dead also returns at 10 pm. Plus, good news!)

  • HBO
    Boardwalk Empire

    In Harlem, Chalky encounters Narcisse in hopes of setting Daughter Maitland free. Plus: A recent loss causes Nucky to turn to the bottle.

  • CBS
    The Good Wife

    Eli brings a respected campaign manager (played by Rescue Me’s Steven Pasquale) into the fold to help Alicia decide about running for State’s Attorney.

  • ABC

    Sensing a need in the community (and also because his wife told him to…?), Tom creates a new parish specifically for the Returned. Meanwhile, mysterious bones wash up in the river. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • Showtime
    The Affair

    Series premiere: When schoolteacher Noah (Dominic West, The Wire) visits Long Island with his wife (ER’s Maura Tierney), he begins an intense affair with waitress Alison (Ruth Wilson, Luther). (Get preview from the cast, read why Joshua Jackson signed on.)

  • WGN America

    In the season’s penultimate episode, pressure builds on Akley as he comes up with a last-minute plan to fix Thin Man’s shortcomings.

  • AMC
    Comic Book Men

    Season 4 premiere: Kevin Smith sends his daughter to The Stash to learn how to be a clerk. (Ironic!)