The Emmys, ‘Y: The Last Man,’ ‘Dan Brown’s Lost Symbol,’ ‘Muhammad Ali,’ and evrything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week



Y: The Last Man: The much-anticipated adaptation of the comic of the same name is finally here. After an apocalypse that wipes out (almost) every mammal with a Y chromosome, there is one cisgender man and his pet monkey left. Series premiere.   FX on Hulu

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: After a few months off, The Daily Show is back and revamped, maybe? 10 p.m., Comedy Central

Back to Life: Miri’s optimistic look at life is put to the test in the second season premiere. 9 p.m., Showtime

Monday Night Football: Oh boy, football is back. Yay. Baltimore Ravens at Las Vegas Raiders. 7 p.m., ABC


Level Playing Field: This four-part docuseries explores how public policies have created inequities in sports and society. Series premiere. 7 p.m., HBO

You vs. Wild: Out Cold: It’s another interactive Netflix adventure with Bear Grylls. Premiere. Netflix

2012: Hey, remember when this was just a fun action movie, and we weren’t literally living through it, The Handmaid’s Tale and Contagion simultaneously? 7 p.m., BBC


My Son: The shtick with this James McAvoy crime series is that McAvoy didn’t have a script and learned the mystery and its answers while he was filming it. Premiere. Peacock

Nailed It!: Season premiere. Netflix

MasterChef: Season finale. 7 p.m., Fox


Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The squad takes an assessment of their time together in the one-hour series finale. 7 p.m., NBC

Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol: They should have called this series “Young Robert Langdon.” Series premiere. Peacock

The Morning Show: So this is back. Season premiere. Apple TV+


Sex Education: Third season of the cheeky British dramedy. Netflix

Chicago Party Aunt: This animated comedy is based on a Twitter account, and counts among its voice actors RuPaul? OK. Premiere. Netflix

Terms of Endearment: A Houston classic. 6:45 Starz Encore


Mortal Kombat: The critics weren’t impressed with this video game adaptation, but over on Rotten Tomatoes, the fans have given it an 86% approval rating, so. 7 p.m., HBO

2021 Creative Emmy Awards: For you real TV nerds out there. 7 p.m., FXX

Rambo marathon: I mean, I guess. 6 p.m., Sundance TV


73rd Primetime Emmy Awards: TV prize time. 7 p.m., CBS

Muhammad Ali: Ken Burns explores the life story of one of the most extraordinary American athletes of all time. Premiere. 7 p.m., PBS

The Circus: This is back. Season premiere. 7 p.m., Showtime


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