The start of the fall TV season, ‘Foundation,’ ‘Midnight Mass’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week



The Big Leap: A bunch of people tries to change their lives by auditioning for a reality dancing competition show in this new series. Series premiere.  8 p.m., Fox

NCIS: Hawaii: An experimental aircraft crashes in Oahu in the series premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

Ordinary Joe: At his college graduation, Joe is presented with a decision that sends his life down three different paths. Series premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

Dancing With the Stars: Season 30 premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

The Voice: Season 21 premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

9-1-1: Ransomware attacks leave the 118 dealing with too many emergencies in the season premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

The Neighborhood: Dave discovers he’s more than just neighbors with Carl in the season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Bob ♥ Abishola: Bob and Abishola go to Lagos. Season premiere. 7:30 p.m., CBS

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

Time 100: A look at the “pioneers, artists, leaders, icons, titans and innovators” who make up Time’s 100 List. 9 p.m., ABC


Our Kind of People: A single mom sets out to reclaim her family name in the rich Black enclave of Martha’s Vineyard in this new series. Series premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

FBI: International: The team head to Croatia in pursuit of an American fugitive who fled the country with a young girl. Series premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

FBI: Yacht party investigation. Season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

The Resident: Apparently, ransomware attacks are common on Fox this season, as Chastain ER is also attacked in the season premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

FBI: Most Wanted: A local case turns much bigger in the season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

New Amsterdam: “Max and Sharpe wake up to a new, more personal dynamic” in the season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

The Ultimate Surfer: Kelly Slater arrives for the season finale. 9 p.m., ABC

Love on the Spectrum: Season two premiere. Netflix

Nine Perfect Strangers: Season finale. Hulu


The Wonder Years: A reimagining of the classic sitcom, but this time from the perspective of an African-American family. Series premiere. 7:30 p.m., ABC

Alter Ego: 20 people compete in the world’s first — and completely unnecessary — avatar singing competition. Series premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

Chicago Med: Will helps Godwin with a secret investigation in the season premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Survivor: Season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Chicago Fire: The firehouse deal with a capsized boat rescue in the season premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

Chicago PD: An informant is murdered in the season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

The Masked Singer: Season premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

The Goldbergs: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure gets the Goldbergs treatment in the season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

The Conners: They’re doing it LIVE! Season premiere. 8 p.m., ABC

Home Economics: Connor takes the Hayworths to a 49ers game in the season premiere. 8:30 p.m., ABC

A Million Little Things: What did Gary do to Peter? Season premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

Star Wars: Visions: This new anime-style anthology series explores different stories within the Star Wars universe. Series premiere. Disney+

Dear White People: The fourth and final season. Netflix

Intrusion: Frieda Pinto stars in this thriller about a woman traumatized by a house invasion.  Netflix


Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: A powerful Congressman becomes the suspect in a sex-for-housing scheme in the season premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Law & Order: Organized Crime: Stabler infiltrates a crime family in the season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

Kenny Rogers: All In for the Gambler: Kenny Rogers is celebrated in this star-studded concert event. 8 p.m., CBS

Foundation: Jared Harris and Lee Pace star in this highly-anticipated adaptation of the classic Isaac Asimov trilogy. Series premiere Apple TV+

Goliath: Final season premiere. Apple TV+

Creepshow: Season three premiere. Shudder

Doom Patrol: Season premiere. HBO Max


Midnight Mass: The creator of Haunting of Hill House delivers a new terrifying story set on a small island that begins to experience miracles when a mysterious priest arrives. Series premiere. Netflix

The Great British Baking Show: Season premiere. Netflix

The Show: A look behind the scenes at The Weeknd’s Super Bowl performance. Premiere. 8 p.m., Showtime

Aly Raisman: Darkness to Light: The remarkable Aly Raisman meets with fellow survivors of abuse and discusses their trauma while also sharing her story in this three-hour special. Premiere. 7 p.m., Lifetime


Eli Roth’s History of Horror: This series is legitimately a must-see for fans of horror. Streaming premiere ahead of the October 1st premiere on AMC. AMC+

Elvira’s 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Very Special Special: The horror icon’s 40th anniversary is here, not that you can tell it by looking at her, and Shudder is going to celebrate her with a movie marathon. Shudder

Promising Young Woman: I hesitate to call this a “comedy” but it is a very dark revenge thriller about gender politics that is well worth your time.  7 p.m., HBO


The Simpsons: Marge stages a revival of her high school musical in the season premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

The Great North: Judy receives some unexpected news from the dentist. Season premiere. 7:30 p.m., Fox

Bob’s Burgers: Louise attends the Pixie Princess Promenade. Season premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

Family Guy: Lois gets LASIK in the season premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

The Rookie: Officer Nolan and the team race against time to save Lopez in the season premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune: Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

Supermarket Sweep: Season premiere. 8 p.m., ABC

The Tony Awards: Broadway’s back! (Kinda.) 8 p.m., CBS

Global Citizen: Performances by Stevie Wonder with Adam Lambert, Chloe x Halle, Demi Lovato, H.E.R., ONEREPUBLIC, Ozuna, The Lumineers and 5 Seconds of Summer. 2 p.m., FX; 6 p.m., ABC

BMF: This new series produced by 50 Cent is based on the true story of two brothers in Detroit who created one of the most influential crime families in the country. Series premiere. 8 p.m., Starz

Nuclear Family: A three-part documentary special about a lesbian couple and their family which was nearly torn apart via a lawsuit that ended with a legal decision that would forever change the way gay families were seen in this country. Premiere. 9 p.m., HBO

Wellington Paranormal: Season finale. 8 p.m., The CW


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