On TV this Monday: A one-off Witcher film reveals the origins of Geralt’s mentor, Renée Zellweger takes a Joyride on Discovery+ and Ultimate Surfer makes waves on ABC. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Witcher Origin Story, Ultimate Surfer Competition and More
Born for Business
The 10-part docuseries profiles four entrepreneurs with disabilities as they navigate the challenges of being a small business owner during the pandemic.
Celebrity IOU: Joyride
Series premiere: In this spinoff, celebrities such as James Marsden, Octavia Spencer, Danny Trejo, Tony Hawk and Mary J. Blige help craft one-of-a-kind car transformations for someone special in their lives. First up, Oscar winner Renée Zellweger.
The town awaits the arrival of Bear’s rapper father, who is scheduled to perform at the local IHS conference.
The Witcher: The Nightmare of the Wolf
The anime-style film tells the origin story of Geralt’s mentor Vesemir (voiced by Sanditon‘s Theo James); the ensemble also includes Lara Pulver (Sherlock), Graham McTavish (Outlander) and Mary McDonnell (Major Crimes). (Get Season 2 premiere date.)
Series premiere: Snooki presides over this latest Ridiculousness offshoot, which “showcases people brave enough to celebrate their own messiness.” Beverly Hills, 90210‘s Tori Spelling, Olympic medalist Adam Rippon and comedian Teddy Ray serve as panelists.
American Ninja Warrior
As the semifinals wrap up, the Ninjas must choose between an upper body and balance obstacle. (When/where does Ninja Warrior Junior return?)
The chefs jump back into the dating game, hoping to swipe right on the perfect match… of ingredients for their dish. (Print Fall TV Calendar.)
Roswell, New Mexico
Liz lies to Heath; Maria and Rosa stand up to Jordan; Isobel does some digging into Jones. (Get fall premiere dates for The CW.)
The Republic of Sarah
Just as Sarah and Paul begin to make headway in their relationship, Ellen surprises everyone by returning home earlier than anticipated.
The Ultimate Surfer
Series premiere: Fourteen up-and-coming surfers train and live together at the World Surf League’s state-of-the-art Surf Ranch in Lemoore, Calif.; former NFL QB Jesse Palmer hosts.
🐀 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🐍
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