What’s On Tonight: CBS Gives Us A Brain-Eating Bug Apocalypse With ‘BrainDead’

BrainDead (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) — The series premiere of this comedy-thriller about bugs eating people’s brains and taking over Washington, D.C. airs tonight. Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays a woman who returns to The Hill to help her senator-brother before discovering something seriously weird’s going on with the congressmen and staffers.

American Ninja Warrior (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) — The show heads to Indianapolis to test competitors with obstacles like Floating Steps, Fly Wheels and Disk Runner.

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) — It’s a Finding Dory-themed game night as the cast of Pixar’s newest nautical adventure (Ellen DeGeneres, Ty Burrell, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill and Kaitlin Olson) stop by Jimmy Kimmel’s show.

Reign (CW, 8:00 p.m.) — Mary is presumed, dead so of course a mad dash for her throne begins. While Elizabeth gets Lola’s help in securing the crown, Mary’s half-brother attempts to prevent John Knox from seizing power. Of course, Mary’s not dead, but she and Bash are fighting for their survival after being taken hostage by an intimidating clan leader who killed Francis.

So You Think You Can Dance (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) — We’ve made it to the third and final round of auditions.

WWE Monday Night Raw (USA, 8:00 p.m.) — The Ambrose Asylum is back with top contender Seth Rollins and WWE Champion Roman Reigns as guests.

12 Monkeys (Syfy, 9:00 p.m.) — Jennifer Goines becomes a total badass in the year 2016 by creating the Hyenas, a band of crazy compatriots, to take on the 12 Monkeys.

Angie Tribeca (TBS, 9:00 p.m.) — After a host of drownings, Geils goes undercover with the lifeguards of Los Angeles.

Barbarians Rising (HIST, 9:00 p.m.) — Arminius, who was born in Germania, but raised a Roman, is forced to choose a side while Spartacus’ slave uprising threatens the Empire.

Guilt (Freeform, 9:00 p.m.) — This new drama premieres as a young American woman in London becomes the prime suspect in her roommate’s brutal murder. (Why does this sound familiar?)

Houdini & Doyle (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) — After several people appear to have been literally scared to death, Doyle suspects he’s been drugged with a potentially deadly hallucinogen that induces nightmares.

NBA Finals: Game 5: Cavaliers at Warriors (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) — Cleveland at Golden State in Game 5 of the championship series.

Rizzoli & Isles (TNT, 9:00 p.m.) — The team investigates a murder at a zombie convention while Angela pursues her GED.

Major Crimes (TNT, 10:00 p.m.) — Season five begins as the team investigates the case of a teen who mysteriously vanished while working at a homeless shelter.

Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) — NBC realized people love watching extremely fit athletes complete in crazy obstacle course competitions on national TV, so they’ve ordered this show, which is basically like ANW except, instead of individuals, it feature six teams competing in an obstacle-course race to win $250,000.

TURN: Washington’s Spies (AMC, 10:00 p.m.) — The Culper Ring is resurrected in order to save Washington’s army; Anna infiltrates New York; and Simcoe continues his hunt for Rogers.

UnReal (Lifetime, 10:00 p.m.) — Quinn and Chet begin producing two very different versions of the show, forcing the crew to choose sides as Rachel goes to extreme lengths to ensure a promotion.

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (TBS, 10:30 p.m.) — Bee visits the Libertarian Party’s national convention.


Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Kevin Hart, Constance Zimmer, Fitz & The Tantrums

The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon: Liam Hemsworth, Nick Jonas

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Bill O’Reilly, Anna Chlumsky, Aesop Rock

Late Night With Seth Meyers: Cedric the Entertainer, Ellie Kemper, Kaleo, John Tempesta

The Late Late Show With James Corden: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Anthony Anderson, Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: James Carville

Conan: Thomas Middleditch, Linda Cardellini, Daniel Sloss