‘Westworld’, ‘Saturday Night Live’, The Presidential Debates, and everything else on TV this week that will drive you to drink.


The First Presidential Debate: Hope you’ve got booze and lots of it. 8 p.m., ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, CNN, FOX News, MSNBC

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: HE’S DOING IT LIVE! 10:30 p.m., CBS

Late Night with Seth Meyers: HE’S DOING IT LIVE! 11:30 p.m., NBC

The Daily Show: AND HE’S DOING IT LIVE! 10 p.m., Comedy Central

Watch What Happens Live!: Amy Schumer makes her clubhouse debut. 10 p.m., Bravo


Drunk History: Timothy Leary and something about the Titanic. Season premiere. 9:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Aftermath: This new series is about the end of world via … everything. Comets, earthquakes, Mayan demons, literally everything. Series premiere. 9 p.m., Syfy

Sweet 15: Quinceañera: It’s a show about a shop that sells quinceañera dresses. Related news: I need a quinceañera dress. Series premiere. 8 p.m., TLC

Frontline: A look at how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton became the monsters we know now. 8 p.m., PBS


Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Bee has had a couple of days to process the debate and turn it into focused rage. 9:30 p.m., TBS

black-ish: Thomas Jefferson = Bow’s brother. 8:30 p.m., ABC

Criminal Minds: Season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS
Code Black: Season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS


Role Model: Gene Wilder: A 2008 interview with Gene Wilder that looked back at his storied career and relationship with first wife, Gilda Radner. 7 p.m., TCM

Young Frankenstein: The genius Gene Wilder at his best. 8:15 p.m., TCM


Crisis in Six Scenes: Well, Woody Allen’s new series is here, and it doesn’t look half bad. You might have feelings about Woody Allen, so proceed accordingly. Amazon

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season premiere. Netflix

Amanda Knox: This documentary about the young American woman accused of a hideous murder in Italy looks like it might scratch your true crime itch. Netflix


Saturday Night Live: Margot Robie is your host. Expect a LOT of debate jokes. Season premiere. 10:30 p.m., NBC

Austin City Limits: Paul Simon performs in the season premiere. 11 p.m., PBS

Deadpool: He’s a superhero who says bad words! What a concept! 7 p.m., HBO


Westworld: I am not going to lie, I’m super excited about this new sci-fi series, guys. Series premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

Ash vs. The Evil Dead: Gas up the chainsaw. Season premiere. 7 p.m., Starz

Shameless: On Frank’s 50th birthda… WAIT, FRANK IS ONLY FIFTY? Season premiere. 8 p.m., AMC

Fear the Walking Dead: Nick takes charge. Two hour season finale. 8 p.m., AMC

America’s Funniest Home Videos: Season premiere. 6 p.m., ABC
Madam Secretary: Season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS
Elementary: Season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

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