America's Next Weatherman
This reality show competition parody from Will Ferrell's "Funny or Die" production company continues its eight-week run with a new episode called "Screaming Producers," which finds the remaining contestants trying to dodge some less-than-friendly-fire from a rageaholic station producer with whom they are forced to work. Away from the station, the teams try to teach kindergarten students about the weather and how it works. Matt Oberg hosts.
The IndyCar championship is on the line tonight in Northern California, as Sonoma Raceway plays host to the season-closing GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. Title contenders Juan Pablo Montoya, Graham Rahal, Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves and Will Power will do battle on the scenic 2.385-mile, 12-turn natural-terrain road course that features elevation changes and varied turns that require downshifting. Dixon won here for the fourth time last year.
Emmy winner Megan Mullally ("Will & Grace") supplies the guest voice of Gayle, Linda's (voice of John Roberts) sister who's distressed over a canceled date, in "The Gayle Tales." She had tickets for a show, giving her younger relatives an idea of how to get around being grounded. They vie to become her replacement date, and they have to write essays to make their case to accompany her. Another episode follows.
Hollywood Game Night
In the case of the episode "Mr. Smith Goes to Game Night," the "Mr." is filmmaker Kevin Smith ("Clerks"), who has shown himself to have a good grasp of movie trivia. Elisha Cuthbert ("24," "Happy Endings") is the lone female celebrity alongside Smith, Justin Long, Brandon T. Jackson, "Saturday Night Live's" Jay Pharaoh and "The Sixth Sense" alum Haley Joel Osment as they try to help two "civilians" win $25,000. Jane Lynch is the host.
Two teams with postseason aspirations square off tonight in Los Angeles, where Adrian Gonzalez and the Dodgers conclude a three-game series against Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs. The NL West-leading Dodgers played the wild card-hopeful Cubbies to a draw when these teams last met in June at Wrigley Field, each winning two games of a four-game series.
The voice of veteran singer Johnny Mathis is unmistakable, and he puts it to good use by voicing his animated likeness in "Bull-E." Bart's (voice of Nancy Cartwright) encounter at a school dance sends Marge (voice of Julie Kavner) on an anti-bullying crusade, and the result is unforeseen: Homer (voice of Dan Castellaneta) gets arrested for allegedly bullying Ned Flanders (voice of Harry Shearer). Albert Brooks also supplies a guest voice.
Show Me a Hero
As this socially conscious miniseries from David Simon ("The Wire") and Paul Haggis ("Crash") wraps up, Nick Wasicsko (Oscar Isaac) starts planning his political comeback, having realized he had done the right thing on the controversial housing project. As the tenants for the project are screened and chosen, many have second thoughts about moving into hostile neighborhoods. Meanwhile, Mary Dorman (Catherine Keener) is surprised to find herself recruited to serve the incoming residents.
The esteemed documentary series relaunches after a five-year hiatus with a new episode called "Warlords of Ivory," an in-depth look at the devastating effects of the illegal ivory trade. Bryan Christy, a veteran reporter of the wildlife trafficking wars, tracks the path of illegal ivory from the kill site to the hands of ivory carvers.
Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service
You thought only James Bond kept such secrets? This special delves deeply into the history of the British intelligence agency MI6, which wasn't official recognized as the operation it is until 1994. Since its existence dates back to 1909, that was a lot of time in which much information could be kept private. Some people with firsthand knowledge of the bureau's dealings then, especially those involving other nations, offer insight.
Teamed on a case with a top New York police detective (guest star Garret Dillahunt, "Raising Hope"), Jake (Andy Samberg) couldn't be more thrilled in "Det. Dave Majors" -- until he learns of his new partner's interest in Amy (Melissa Fumero). Terry (Terry Crews) mulls a job offer in private security, prompting Charles and Gina (Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti) to get him to stay at the precinct. Andre Braugher and Stephanie Beatriz also star.
Fear the Walking Dead
Now that Nick's (Frank Dillane) dealer has been infected by the zombie virus, Madison (Kim Dickens) struggles to help her son as he faces the prospect of a crippling withdrawal in the new episode "So Close, Yet So Far." Meanwhile, Travis (Cliff Curtis) sets out on a risky quest to locate his own rebellious son, Chris (Lorenzo James Henrie), before Los Angeles descends further into chaos. Alycia Debnam-Carey and Elizabeth Rodriguez also star.
Married to Medicine
Dr. Heavenly is ready to launch her dating app, Piq, after several months of hard work, but her husband does not like that she will be even busier in the new episode "Mariah the Party Crasher." Jill throws a wild Prohibition Party, where things take an unpleasant turn after her husband is accused of being disrespectful to Dr. Heavenly. Dr. Simone proposes a trip to the Bahamas to help the crew repair their fractured relationships.