TV This Week: Sept. 29 - Oct. 5: ‘House of Versace’ on Lifetime


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“60 Minutes” is back for its 46th season, followed by the return of “The Amazing Race.” 7 and 8 p.m. CBS

Get animated with new episodes of “The Simpsons,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Family Guy” and “American Dad.” 8, 8:30, 9 and 9:30 p.m. Fox

Julianna Margulies is back as “The Good Wife” and Simon Baker returns as “The Mentalist.” 9 and 10 p.m. CBS

After “Revenge” comes “Betrayal.” Shouldn’t that be the other way around? Hannah Ware and Stuart Townsend star in the latter series, a soapy new drama. 9 and 10 p.m. ABC

Whither Walter White? Find out what fate awaits Bryan Cranston’s chem teacher turned meth dealer on the series finale of the recent Emmy winner “Breaking Bad.” 9 p.m. AMC

Claire Danes and Damian Lewis engage in further skullduggery on the return of “Homeland,” and Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan examine human sexuality in the new docudrama “Masters of Sex.” 9 and 10 p.m. Showtime

Stephen Merchant, best known as Ricky Gervais’ gawky crony, tries his luck on the singles’ scene in the new comedy “Hello Ladies.” 10:30 p.m. HBO


You’re gonna hear her roar! Katy Perry is among the many, many performers at the “iHeartradio Music Festival.” 8 p.m. KTLA; also Tue.

Tony Shalhoub, Jerry O’Connell and Kal Penn all have XY chromosomes and are therefore qualified to star in the new sitcom “We Are Men.” 8:30 p.m. CBS

Established rock band desperately seeks lead singer, as told in “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey” on a new “Independent Lens.” 10 p.m. KOCE


The surfer who fell from grace with sea: The late Eddie Aikau is remembered on a new installment of “30 for 30.” 5 p.m. ESPN; also Wed. 6 p.m. ESPN2

Tween-wolf? They’re getting younger every year in the new supernatural drama “Wolfblood.” 8 p.m. Disney

It’s not brunch, “It’s a Disaster” in this apocalyptic 2012 comedy. David Cross, Julia Stiles and America Ferrera star. 8 p.m. TMC

Uneasy lies the head that wears the tiara in the new true-crime series “Beauty Queen Murders.” 10 p.m. Investigation Discovery



Girls just want to have fun, and none more so than Rebel Wilson in the new sitcom “Super Fun Night.” 9:30 p.m. ABC

Blair Underwood brings a bit of swagger to the wheelchair once occupied by Raymond Burr in a reboot of the classic cop drama “Ironside.” 10 p.m. NBC

Padma Lakshmi and company “guarantee!” to put contestants through their paces when “Top Chef” settles into New Orleans for its 11th season. 10 p.m. Bravo

Ms. Cyrus’ transition from child star to enfant terrible is charted in “Miley: The Movement.” And FYI, spell-check hasn’t caught up with “twerking” yet. 10 p.m. MTV


We’ll bite: The return of “The Vampire Diaries” is followed by debut of its spin-off, “The Originals.” 8 and 9 p.m. KTLA

A babysitter has a weird way of getting her young charges to go night-night in the silly-spooky new series “Deadtime Stories.” 8 and 8:30 p.m. Nickelodeon

New sitcoms: Mary McCormack and Mike O’Malley star in “Welcome to the Family” and Will Arnett and Margo Martindale star in “The Millers.” 8:30 p.m. NBC; 8:30 p.m. CBS

“Will & Grace’s” Sean Hayes is hardly the superhero the title would suggest in the new sitcom “Sean Saves the World.” 9 p.m. NBC

Kerry Washington is back on damage control on the third-season premiere of the D.C.-set drama “Scandal.” 10 p.m. ABC

“Society X With Laura Ling” features the journalist in a new investigative series that sounds rather a lot like her sister’s show “Our America with Lisa Ling.” 10 p.m. E!


Shop till you drop and then carry on shopping in the special “Endless Yard Sale 2013.” 8 p.m. HGTV

A zombie boy and a regular gal meet cute/creepy in the 2013 rom-com/horror mash-up “Warm Bodies.” Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer star. 8:15 p.m. Cinemax

For those keeping score, it’s “Henry IV, Part 2” in a new series of Shakespeare adaptations airing on “Great Performances.” 9 p.m. KOCE


Tom Cruise kicks butt — and time permitting, takes names — in the 2012 action flick “Jack Reacher.” 8 p.m. Epix

The “Rumble in the Jungle” aside, “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” was the court battle over his conscientious-objector status during the Vietnam War, as detailed in this new docudrama. 8 p.m. HBO

Ciao, bella! Gina Gershon, pictured, portrays fashionista Donatella Versace in the new docudrama “House of Versace.” Raquel Welch also stars. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Joaquin Phoenix plays dipsomaniacal disciple to Philip Seymour Hoffman’s crafty cult leader in Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2012 drama “The Master.” 9 p.m. Showtime