What’s on TV This Week: ‘Archer,’ ‘Dancing With the Stars’ and more
Don’t lose your head: The Tower of London is just one of the stops in the new special “Lucy Worsley’s Royal Palace Secrets.” 7:30 p.m. KOCE
Thou shalt not, but she did anyway in the thriller “Sinfidelity.” With Jade Tailor and Aidan Bristow. 8 p.m. Lifetime
A Dutch cop (Marc Warren) tracks down Amsterdam’s most wanted in the mystery drama “Van der Valk” on “Masterpiece.” 9 p.m. KOCE
It’s not even October, but “Halloween Wars” is back, followed by the debut of the Alyson Hannigan-hosted series “Outrageous Pumpkins.” 9 and 10 p.m. Food Network
That’s hot: The documentary “This Is Paris” gets up close and personal with socialite turned reality TV star Paris Hilton. Anytime, YouTube
Paris Hilton, businesswoman, DJ, influencer and former reality TV star, used to be tabloid fodder. After leaving the public spotlight, she’s now ready to tell her story.
Tyra Banks takes over hosting duties as “Dancing With the Stars” kicks off its 29th cycle. Celebrity competitors include Anne Heche, skater Johnny Weir and Carole Baskin of “Tiger King” infamy. 8 p.m. ABC
Jude Law, who has apparently never watched “The Wicker Man” or even “Midsommar,” visits a quaint but creepy village where nothing is as it seems in the new miniseries “The Third Day.” 9 p.m. HBO
An Iranian couple take the son they had out of wedlock and seek asylum in Turkey in the documentary “Love Child” on a new “POV.” 10 p.m. KOCE
Samuel L. Jackson explores his roots while also laying bare the horrors of the transatlantic slave trade in the six-part docuseries “Enslaved.” 10 p.m. Epix
Army brats on a U.S. base in Italy try to figure themselves, the adults and each other out in the miniseries “We Are Who We Are.” With Chloë Sevigny. 10 p.m. HBO
This calls for pecan sandies! The irreverent animated sitcom “American Dad” hits the 300-episode mark. 10 p.m. TBS
If the tornadoes don’t get you, the flash floods probably will in the new series “Doomsday Caught on Camera.” 10 p.m. Travel Channel
The poignant documentary “Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice” follows one Thai family’s decision to cryogenically preserve the body of their terminally ill toddler. Anytime, Netflix
Homeless people occupy a Cincinnati library during a brutal cold snap in director Emilio Estevez’s star-studded 2019 social drama “The Public.” Anytime, Peacock
President Trump takes questions from undecided voters in “The Presidential Town Hall: Your Voice, Your Vote, Your Questions.” George Stephanopoulos moderates. 6 p.m. ABC
Bishop T.D. Jakes, NFL star Malcolm Jenkins and other Black celebrities share their thoughts on fatherhood in the special “They Call Me Dad.” 9 p.m. OWN
Immigrant construction workers in Texas strive for better futures for themselves and their families in “Building the American Dream” on a new “Voces.” 10 p.m. KOCE
The four-part docu-series “Challenger: The Last Flight” recalls the tragic 1986 space shuttle explosion that claimed the lives of seven crew members. Anytime, Netflix
Unusual suspect: “Game of Thrones’” Kit Harington is brought in for questioning in a second season of the procedural drama “Criminal: UK.” Anytime, Netflix
“The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards” spreads out with socially distanced performances from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, Bluebird Cafe and the Grand Ole Opry. With host Keith Urban. 8 p.m. CBS
Lemurs and lizards and lovebirds, oh, my! Madagascar is the first stop in the new nature series “Islands of Wonder.” 8 p.m. KOCE
“Nova” gets the scoop on goop — it’s smarter than you think — in the new episode “Secret Mind of Slime.” 9 p.m. KOCE
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After fantastical detours into 1940s L.A., the South Pacific, outer space, etc., our man “Archer” is finally back in the spy game as this animated sitcom returns for Season 11. With the voices of H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, et al. 10 and 10:30 p.m. FXX
Here’s the story: NFL great turned commentator Terry Bradshaw gets into the reality TV game with the new series “The Bradshaw Bunch.” 9 p.m. E!
Three photographers vie for a plum job in the new series “Assignment: Inspiration.” 10 p.m. National Geographic
The documentary “All In: The Fight for Democracy” follows former Georgia state Rep. Stacey Abrams and other activists battling back against efforts to suppress voter participation in elections. Anytime, Amazon Prime
The elite meet to put heat to meat in the culinary competition “American Barbecue Showdown.” Anytime, Netflix
If the velociraptors don’t get you, the T-Rex probably will in the animated spinoff “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous.” Anytime, Netflix
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman reunite to ride matching motorcycles from Patagonia to California in their latest travelogue “Long Way Up.” Anytime, Apple TV+
Her bedside manner is horrific: Sarah Paulson is “Ratched” as the malevolent nurse from “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” gets an origin story in this dark drama from “Glee’s” Ryan Murphy. Anytime, Netflix
“The Daily Show’s” Larry Wilmore takes on the topics of day in his new weekly series “Wilmore.” Anytime, Peacock
Comedians crack wise over clips of kooky critters in the new unscripted series “World’s Funniest Animals.” 9 and 9:30 p.m. The CW
Let’s play Haydn seek: Host Scott Yoo profiles the 18th century Austrian composer in a new “Now Hear This” on “Great Performances.” 9 p.m. KOCE
The season premiere of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” scopes out the contemporary art scene in London. 10 p.m. KOCE
’Tis the night before the Emmys, which means it’s time for the “2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards” celebrating those who toil on the other side of the camera. 5 p.m. FXX
The future’s not so bright but they still gotta wear shades as Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger reunite in Tim Miller’s middling 2019 sci-fi franchise entry “Terminator: Dark Fate.” 8 p.m. Epix
She’s having their baby in the new thriller “Secret Life of a Celebrity Surrogate.” With Carrie Wampler and Brianne Davis. 8 p.m. Lifetime
She hooks up with a former beau to save her family’s store in the TV movie “Love at Daisy Hills.” With Cindy Busby and Marshall Williams. 9 p.m. Hallmark Channel
Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Sept. 13: ‘“The Silence of the Lambs” on Ovation; “The Stunt Man” on Cinemax; “Young Frankenstein” on Encore and more
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