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.

  • ABC, ESPN
    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.


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