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.
What to Watch Today
Y: The Last Man Bows, Daily Show Returns, Hell's Kitchen and Ninja Warrior Finales, MNF and More
In the penultimate Season 1 episode, Elora takes her driver’s exam. (Who received TVLine accolades?)
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.)
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!)
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.
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.
Back to Life
Season 2 premiere: When Lara’s mother shows up, Miri’s good humor and good fortune are put to the test.
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?)
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.
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