What to Watch Today

Dome Closes, Beast Finale, Longmire Returns and More

On TV this Thursday: CBS’ canned Dome comes down, a Beastly identity is nearly revealed, Sheriff Longmire rides again and Joe Biden may or may not make an announcement on The Late Show. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Netflix

    Season 4 premiere (all 10 episodes, now on Netflix): After it is revealed whether it was Branch or his father who fired Season 3’s closing gunshot, Walt succumbs to dark impulses after ID’ing his wife’s killer. (Watch trailer.)

  • The CW
    Beauty and the Beast

    Season 3 finale: Vincent and Cat work together to defeat Liam once and for all, and to prevent their foe from exposing Vincent as a beast. (See photos; Renewed!)

  • Fox

    Season 1 finale: This week’s poor, poor souls get drenched in refried beans for every wrong answer. But really, how is this a thing? (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    Sunday Night Football

    The NFL kicks off its 96th season as the Pittsburgh Steelers take on an innocent Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.

  • EPIX
    Craig Ferguson: Just Being Honest

    The former Late Late Show host discusses sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll during this 75-minute stand-up special.

  • CBS
    Under the Dome

    Series finale: When the dome finally comes down, a last effort is made to keep the infected townspeople from impacting the outside world. (Watch trailer.)

  • USA Network

    In the penultimate Season 3 episode, Briggs’ motives are made known while Mike’s search for the sarin gas becomes vital to save hundreds of lives.

  • Comedy Central

    After spending 24 hours in a coffin, Forrest is tasked with giving a six-star review. Later, the perpetually unlucky host makes a public speaking appearance.

  • IFC
    Comedy Bang! Bang!

    Summer finale: Comedy Bang! Bang! tries to appeal to a female audience; “Weird Al” Yankovic stops by for a game of Celebrity Weird Al Do’s.

  • CBS
    The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

    Will VP Joe Biden announce his long-assumed run for POTUS when he visits with Colbert? (Fellow guests include Toby Keith and Travis Kalanick.)


    COMING NEXT THURSDAY: CBS’ Thursday Night Football season kicks off! Plus, the season finales of Graceland and Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll.