The Emmys, ‘Ratched,’ ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week.


Dancing With the Stars: And we’re back with Carole Baskin, a Backstreet Boy, Anne Heche, and Nelly. 2020 keeps on happening. Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

VOMO: Vote Or Miss Out: Kevin Hart emcees this comedy special designed to remind people to vote. SERIOUSLY, VOTE, DAMMIT.  9 p.m., ABC

The Third Day: Jude Law, Emily Watson, and Naomie Harris star in this spooky miniseries about a mysterious island and its even more mysterious inhabitants. Series premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

We Are Who We Are: Two teens growing up on a U.S. military base in Italy are the focus of this coming-of-age drama about friendship, gender identity, and first love. Series premiere.  9 p.m., HBO

Jeopardy; Wheel of Fortune; The Drew Barrymore Show; Tamron Hall: They’re all back (or in the case of Drew, debuting) today. Check your local listings.


The Presidential Town Hall: Your Voice, Your Vote, Your Questions: President Cheese Brain takes questions from undecided voters. HOW ARE THERE ANY UNDECIDED VOTERS LEFT? 8 p.m., ABC

Taco Chronicles 2: TACOS. Season premiere. Netflix

The Public: Alec Baldwin, Emilio Estevez, Jena Malone, Taylor Schilling, Christian Slater, Che “Rhymefest” Smith, Gabrielle Union, Jacob Vargas, Michael K. Williams, and Jeffrey Wright star in this film about an act of civil disobedience in a Cincinnati public library.  Peacock

Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice: A documentary about a two-year-old girl, the youngest person to be cryonically frozen in hopes to cure her brain cancer someday in the future. Netflix


Challenger: The Final Flight: J.J. Abrams is a producer on this limited series about the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Series premiere. Netflix

Sing On!: There are plenty of singing competitions out there, but there is only one hosted by Tituss Burgess. Series premiere. Netflix

The Devil All the Time: Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland star in this dark film that wishes it were a Southern gothic, but is set in Ohio? Sure. Netflix

Archer: Season 11 premiere. 9 p.m., FXX

The 55th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards: Keith Urban hosts and artists will perform at the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium, and the Bluebird Cafe. 7 p.m., CBS


Departure: A plane goes missing in this completely original idea for a TV show. Series premiere. Peacock

Keeping Up With the Kardashians: 18th — AND FINAL — season premiere. 7 p.m., E!

The Bradshaw Bunch: Terry Bradshaw’s family has a reality show now for some reason. Series premiere. 8 p.m., E!

Spiral: This sure looks like a gay Get Out. FOR IT. Shudder


All In: The Fight for Democracy: Stacey Abrams stars in this documentary about the scourge of voter suppression. Premiere. Amazon

Ratched: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest‘s Nurse Ratched gets an origin story in this new series starring Sarah Paulson. Netflix

Pen15: Season two of the best comedy about middle school. Hulu

Long Way Up: Ewan McGregor and a friend ride motorcycles all over South and Central America. Series premiere. Apple TV+

Wilmore: Larry Wilmore is back with a new talk show. Series premiere. Peacock

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous: Six teens get stranded on Isla Nublar in this new animated series. Series premiere. Netflix

American Barbecue Showdown: BARBECUE FIGHT. Series premiere. Netflix


Invisible Man: Elisabeth Moss stars in this metaphor about toxic masculinity.  7 p.m., HBO

Fast Times at Ridgemont High: There might be a better, more honest teen movie, but I can’t think of one off the top of my head. 4:40 Starz Encore


The Emmys: TV prizes! But no red carpet this year as everyone is going to be in sweatpants at home. 7 p.m., ABC

60 Minutes: Season premiere. 6:30 p.m., CBS

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