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What’s on TV This Week: ‘Atlanta’ and Fall Previews


Between network, cable and streaming, the fashionable television landscape is an unlimited one. Listed here are a number of the shows, specials and flicks coming to TV this week, Sept. 12-18. Details and times are subject to vary.

74TH EMMY AWARDS 8 p.m. on NBC. Shifting from the same old Sunday night ceremony, the ceremony celebrating all things television is back on Monday, with Kenan Thompson because the host. The ceremony can be held in person on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. “Succession” leads the nominations with 25 potential awards — including within the categories of best actor and actress and best supporting actor and actress, for lots of the most important solid members. “Ted Lasso” follows closely behind with 20 nominations. Presenters will include Will Arnett, Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler and others.

THE COME UP 9 p.m. on Freeform. This recent reality show focuses on six Gen Zers as they navigate Latest York City after the peak of the pandemic. The celebs of the show, Taofeek Abijako, Fernando Casablancas, Ben Hard, Claude Shwartz, Ebon Trower and Sophia Wilson, work on their careers and determine where they belong inside their friend groups and social circles. 4 episodes will premiere back-to-back on Tuesday after which two episodes will air each week that follows.

ABC FALL PREVIEW SPECIAL 8:30 p.m. on ABC. The solid of “Home Economics” will host a night dedicated to sneak previews of what’s to return on ABC this fall. One recent show, “Alaska Each day,” stars Hilary Swank as a reporter who leaves Latest York behind to work at an area Alaska paper. One other recent show, “The Rookie: Feds,” stars Nathan Fillion as an F.B.I. officer who brings in Simone Clark (played by Niecy Nash-Betts) to analyze a former student who’s suspected of committing a terrorist attack. They can even show previews of the upcoming seasons of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Bachelor in Paradise” and “Abbott Elementary.”

THE CHALLENGE USA 9 p.m. on CBS. The primary season of this show is wrapping up, with one man and one woman to be crowned champions and a $500,000 money prize. “The Challenge USA” differs from the unique “The Challenge,” which has been airing on MTV for over 30 seasons, because it has contestants from U.S.-based reality shows, versus contestants from everywhere in the world. The participants come from shows like “The Amazing Race,” “Survivor,” “Big Brother” and “Love Island USA.”

STRAIGHT NO CHASER: The twenty fifth ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 8:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). The a cappella group Straight No Chaser, which was formed at Indiana University, is celebrating its anniversary with a concert back where all of it began — in Indiana. The group which is touring america this 12 months, performs some classic covers including “Proud Mary” and “Lean on Me,” in addition to newer pop songs like “I’m Yours” and “All About That Bass” on this recorded concert.

GENERATION GAP 9 p.m. on ABC. This quiz show pairs up members of the family to reply questions on one another’s generations. Hosted by Kelly Ripa, each episode has also featured a special guest, including the YouTuber Colleen Ballinger (in character as Miranda Sings), and the actor Judd Hirsch. For this week’s episode — the tenth and final one in every of the season — the guest is the journalist Anderson Cooper.

ATLANTA 10 p.m. on FX. After a four-year hiatus between Season 2 and Season 3, fans of this show can be joyful that Season 4 is arriving this week, lower than 4 months for the reason that Season 3 finale. After last season’s romp through Europe, the characters are back in Atlanta. “If ‘Atlanta’ has at all times been hard to pigeonhole — it’s comedy, except when it’s drama, except when it’s horror,” James Poniewozik wrote in his Latest York Times review of the Season 3 premiere earlier this 12 months, “which may be since it is about complicated people whose circumstances are at all times only a nudge away from any of those.”

DYNASTY 9 p.m. on the CW. This show, staring Elizabeth Gillies, Grant Show and Adam Huber, is ending up its fifth and final season this week. It is predicated on the Eighties soap opera of the identical name and contains a rivalry between the Carrington and Colby families, however the show has had its own plot lines as a substitute of constructing on the unique show’s stories.

MAMMA MIA! (2008) 6:20 p.m. Based across the songs of ABBA, this movie tells the story of mother and daughter duo, Donna and Sophie (Meryl Streep and Amanda Seyfried), as Sophie prepares for her wedding. Hoping to fulfill her father, Sophie invites to the marriage three men whom her mother wrote about in her diary the summer before she was born. Harry (Colin Firth), Bill (Stellan Skarsgard) and Sam (Pierce Brosnan) show up and chaos ensues. “Really, this movie is incapable of harming anyone,” A.O. Scott wrote in his review for The Times, “except moviegoers with the great taste and bad manners to withstand its relentless, ridiculous charm.”

STAND BY ME (1986) 10:15 p.m. on TCM. Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Jerry O’Connell and Corey Feldman star on this coming-of-age story based on Stephen King’s “The Body.” The story follows the 4 boys as they go on an overnight hike to try to search out a body of a boy who was hit by a train. “Mostly, there may be loads of boys’ talk and good fellowship and an unspoken and stated appreciation of this grand episode of their lives and the way nothing will ever equal the comradeship of this summer,” Walter Goodman wrote in his Latest York Times review of the film.

TALES OF THE WALKING DEAD 9 p.m. on AMC. Each episode on this spinoff anthology series of “The Walking Dead” is a distinct story in the identical post-apocalyptic world. The season’s sixth and final episode follows a pair traumatized by the state of the world, and who is likely to be living in a haunted house.

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