‘Legion,’ ‘The Loudest Voice,’ ‘Years and Years,’ the first of the 2020 Presidential debates and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week


Years and Years: This miniseries follows one Manchester family over the course of some 13 years as Britain undergoes some dramatic political changes. The always wonderful Emma Thompson stars as a celebrity turned politician who roils the country with her controversial opinions. SOUND FAMILIAR? Series premiere. And check out this trailer below. 8 p.m., HBO

Legion: David has a cult now? I think that’s what is happening. Season premiere. 9 p.m., FX

The Hills: New Beginnings: So these assholes are back. Series premiere. 9 p.m., MTV


Big Brother: Chenbot is back despite her disgrace of a husband trying to take down the whole damn network. Season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Mike Epps: Only One Mike: Mike Epps gets the Netflix stand-up treatment. Netflix

Tiananmen: The People vs. the Party: A look at the 1989 demonstration that never happened according to the Chinese government. 8 p.m., PBS


NBC News Democratic Candidates Debate: Cory Booker, Julian Castro, Bill DeBlasio, John Delany, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O’Rourke, Tim Ryan, and Elizabeth Warren face off for the first time. 7 p.m., NBC

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality: A portrait of the Alabama public interest attorney who is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative. 7 p.m., HBO

Naked Gun marathon: The Leslie Nielsen classics. 7 p.m., FLIX


NBC News Democratic Candidates Debate: Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Kristen Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, John Hickenlooper, Bernie Sanders, Eric Swalwell, Marianne Williamson, and Andrew Yang meet on the debate stage. 7 p.m., NBC

Life in Pieces: Time to say goodbye to CBS’ half-hearted effort to recreate Modern Family. One-hour series finale. 8 p.m., CBS


Instant Hotel: This Australian series in which people who rent out their homes judge each others’ properties (and one another) is such a great guilty pleasure. Season premiere. Netflix

Exhibit A: A true crime film that explores how questionable forensic science has led to innocent people being convicted. Fun! Netflix

Family Business: In this French comedy, a man transforms his family’s butcher shop into a “coffee shop,” which is what they call marijuana cafes in Europe. Series premiere. Netflix


Ramy Youseff: Feelings: Have you watched Ramy on Hulu yet? You should watch Ramy. Anyway, this is his standup special. 9 p.m., HBO

Robin Hood: This is that version of Robin Hood that costars Jaime Foxx for some reason? I’m not going to lie, it looks terrible. 7 p.m., HBO


The Loudest Voice: Russell Crowe is Roger Ailes in this new miniseries about the whole Fox News meshugganahs. 9 p.m., Showtime

The Rook: A woman who has lost her memory discovers that she is part of some sort of secret agency made up of people with supernatural powers. And she’s being hunted maybe? Series premiere. 7 p.m., Starz

What Just Happened?! With Fred Savage: So, you know how The Talking Dead launched all those after-show talk shows? This is that, for a show that doesn’t exist. Or something. Series premiere. 8:30 p.m., Fox

Instinct: Season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

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