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It's Lucy Liu Times Two as Why Women Kill Begins and Elementary Ends

ALSO: NFL Preseason, Big Brother, Cannon Busters, Family Food Fight, and more
  • Lucy Liu in a promotional photo for Why Women Kill (CBS All Access)
    Lucy Liu in a promotional photo for Why Women Kill (CBS All Access)

    It's a Lucy Lui twofer on TV today, with the series finale of Elementary airing on the same night as the premiere of her new CBS All Access series. Other highlights include a long-awaited anime project, a family food fight, a Big Brother eviction and preseason football!

    SERIES PREMIERE: From Marc Cherry (the creator of Desperate Housewives) Why Women Kill jumps between three decades in one house, following three different occupants -- Beth (Ginnifer Goodwin), Taylor (Kirby Howell-Baptiste), and Simone (Lucy Liu) -- as they deal with cheating spouses and marital deceit. Watch the preview. CBS All Access

    SERIES FINALE: Lucy Liu's other long-running series comes to a close tonight as Elementary airs its series finale. After seven seasons and 154 episodes, CBS's unorthodox take on Sherlock Holmes (as played by Jonny Lee Miller) is coming to an end. 10:00 PM ET on CBS

    SERIES PREMIERE: Based on the comic book by LeSean Thomas, Cannon Busters is the long-awaited anime project from Netflix. The series follows an unusual maintenance robot and a droid named S.A.M. as they're joined by a dangerous fugitive and embark on a journey through the dangerous land of Gearbolt. Streaming on Netflix

    ALSO TONIGHT

    • Pre-Season Football returns to Thursday, as the Oakland Raiders play the Arizona Cardinals. 8:00 PM ET on ESPN
    • Big Brother is back with this week's eviction night. Who will go to jury: Kat or Cliff? 9:00 PM ET on CBS
    • Family Food Fight airs one last episode of competitive cooking, as the season comes to a close. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Why Women Kill, CBS All Access, Elementary, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jonny Lee Miller, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Lucy Liu, Marc Cherry