On TV this Wednesday: Kamala Harris faces off against Mike Pence, McDreamy is back in primetime and Coroner‘s Stateside run resumes with Season 2. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
VP Debate, Coroner Season 2, Patrick Dempsey's Devils, Animated Doctor Who and More
Books of Blood
Film premiere: Clive Barker’s horror anthology gets a feature-length treatment starring Britt Robertson and Rafi Gavron (Life Unexpected), Anna Friel (Pushing Daisies), Yul Vazquez (Midnight, Texas) and Freda Foh Shen (9-1-1).
Film premiere: An eccentric community volunteer (Adam Sandler) steps in for the police (played by Kevin James and Kenan Thompson) to protect the residents of his hometown from an escaped convict and a mysterious new neighbor; Julie Bowen (Modern Family), Noah Schnapp (Stranger Things), Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), Maya Rudolph (SNL) and Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) co-star.
MLB League Division Series
NLDS matchups include Braves/Marlins (2 pm, MLBN) and Dodgers/Padres (9 pm, FS1), while ALDS games include A’s/Astros (3:30 pm, TBS) and Yankees/Rays (7 pm, TBS).
Stateside premiere: Patrick Dempsey (Grey’s Anatomy) co-stars in this international thriller about an investment banker (Italian actor Alessandro Borghi) who finds himself the prime suspect in a murder investigation.
Doctor Who: Faceless Ones
This two-night, five-part event is an animated rendering of the mostly missing eighth serial from Season 4, which originally aired from April to May 1967 and starred Patrick Troughton as the Doctor.
The Masked Singer
Popcorn, Giraffe, Snow Owls and Sun compete in the Group A playoffs. (Get the latest clues/guesses; the VP debate preempts I Can See Your Voice).
Pence vs. Harris: The Vice Presidential Debate
Debate coverage kicks off an hour early with a special edition of 20/20.
Vice Presidential Debate
Democratic nominee Kamala Harris (possibly with a plexiglass barrier) takes on incumbent VP Mike Pence, live from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City; Susan Page (USA Today) serves as moderator.
Season 2 premiere: Jenny and McAvoy investigate a devastating fire at a low-income apartment complex; Liam contends with his own demons.
Archer grows smitten with his new valet.