What to Watch Today

Y: The Last Man Bows, Daily Show Returns, Hell's Kitchen and Ninja Warrior Finales, MNF and More

Y: The Last Man

On TV this Monday: The Raiders host the Ravens, American Ninja Warrior and Hell’s Kitchen crown new champions, and Y: The Last Man makes its longggg-awaited streaming debut. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • FX on Hulu
    Reservation Dogs

    In the penultimate Season 1 episode, Elora takes her driver’s exam. (Who received TVLine accolades?)

  • FX on Hulu
    Y: The Last Man

    Series premiere (first three episodes): The graphic novel adaptation follows what happens after a cataclysmic event decimates all but one cisgender male (Warcraft‘s Ben Schnetzer) and his pet monkey; Diane Lane (House of Cards) co-stars. (Read series preview and review.)

  • NBC
    American Ninja Warrior

    Season 13 finale: The remaining ninjas move on to Stage 2 and beyond for their bid at $1 million. (Also Monday: Akbar Gbajabiamila officially joins The Talk.)

  • Fox
    Hell's Kitchen

    Season 20 finale (two hours): Chef Ramsay plans an emotional reunion for the three remaining chefs. Later, the final two compete in their last dinner service.

    Monday Night Football

    Season 52 premiere: The Las Vegas Raiders host the Baltimore Ravens, live from Allegiant Stadium. (Thursday’s NFL Kickoff hit a six-year ratings high!)

  • Food Network
    Halloween Baking Championship

    Season 7 premiere: Ten bakers pay tribute to 1980s slasher movies; to survive another week, they tackle “cereal killer” pies and mega cakes.

  • Showtime
    The L Word: Generation Q

    New night and time! Bette must be honest about what she wants; Shane deals with the fallout from an ex’s visit; Alice confronts her feelings for Tom.

  • Showtime
    Back to Life

    Season 2 premiere: When Lara’s mother shows up, Miri’s good humor and good fortune are put to the test.

  • Comedy Central
    The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

    After a three-month hiatus, the cabler’s flagship late-night program returns (in studio!) with a “new look and feel.” (When does Jon Stewart’s Apple series debut?)

  • AMC
    Ultra City Smiths

    Basic cable premiere: The stop-motion ‘toon, which originally streamed on AMC+, centers on the disappearance of a famous business magnate (voiced by That ’70s Show‘s Kurtwood Smith); additional voices include Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, Alia Shawkat, Bebe Neuwirth, Debra Winger, Jason Mantzoukas, Luis Guzmán, Melissa Villaseñor and Terry O’Quinn.

    On Sept. 13, 2008, Saturday Night Live introduced Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin impression.