What to Watch Today

This Is Us, The Conners and NCIS Return, Empire's End Begins, black-ish Prequel and More

This Is Us Season 4 Premiere

On TV this Tuesday: This Is Us, The Conners and The Resident welcome new arrivals, Rainbow Johnson recounts her mixed-ish upbringing and the NCIS team grapples with Ziva’s return. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • CBS
    NCIS

    Season 17 premiere: Ziva’s return prompts a series of questions about why she remained underground for years while presumed dead. (Watch trailer; get scoop!)

  • Fox
    The Resident

    Season 3 premiere: Conrad is put in danger; Nic struggles with a devastating loss; hotshot neurosurgeon Barrett Cain (Rosewood‘s Morris Chestnut) performs a difficult procedure. (Watch trailer; get scoop!)

  • NBC
    The Voice

    Season 17 premiere (Night 2 of 2): Blind Auditions resume with Kelly, John, Blake and Gwen.

  • ABC
    The Conners

    Season 2 premiere: Jackie creates a meticulous birthing plan for Becky; Darlene can’t decide between Ben and David; Harris gets herself into trouble. (Watch promo; get scoop!)

  • ABC
    Bless This Mess

    Season 2 premiere: Mike and Rio host a college football season kickoff party; Beau and Kay try to keep secret that they’ve separated.

  • Fox
    Empire

    Final season premiere: With Lucious on the run, Cookie stays focused on building her brand. (Watch sneak peek; get scoop!)

  • CBS
    FBI

    Season 2 premiere: OA goes undercover to prevent a second terrorist attack following a bombing at a Queens restaurant; Alana De La Garza, who guest-starred in the Most Wanted spinoff pilot, joins the cast as new Special Agent in Charge Isobel Castille.

  • NBC
    This Is Us

    Season 4 premiere: Jack meets Rebecca’s parents for the first time — and a lot of new characters are introduced. (Watch sneak peek; get scoop!)

  • ABC
    mixed-ish

    Series premiere: In this black-ish prequel, a young Rainbow Johnson (played by Arica Himmel) chronicles her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the 1980s; Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Pitch), Tika Sumpter (The Haves and the Have Nots) and Gary Cole (Veep) co-star. (Who’s a Fall TV Breakout Star?)

  • ABC
    black-ish

    Season 6 premiere: When Pops tells the family that he’s getting married, Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy) begins a recurring role as his fiancée. (Get scoop!)

  • ABC
    Emergence

    Series premiere: A police chief (Fargo‘s Allison Tolman) takes in the young girl (Billions‘ Alexa Swinton) she finds near the site of a mysterious accident, and who has no recollection of what happened. Owain Yeoman (The Mentalist), Ashley Aufderheide (Preacher), Robert Bailey Jr. (The Night Shift), Zabryna Guevara (Gotham), Donald Faison (Scrubs) and Clancy Brown (Sleepy Hollow) co-star. (Watch cast interview.)

  • CBS
    NCIS: New Orleans

    Season 6 premiere: Pride is forced to cut his vacation short when Hannah is suspended during a joint investigation with the FBI.

  • NBC
    New Amsterdam

    Season 2 premiere: Max tries to find a “new normal” three months after the deadly accident and the birth of his daughter. (Watch trailer; get scoop!)