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Mr. Robot, Batwoman and The Walking Dead Headline a Night of Premieres

ALSO: Sunday Night Football, Supergirl, Madam Secretary, Get Shorty, and more
  • (Photos: USA/The CW/AMC)
    (Photos: USA/The CW/AMC)
    Primetimer's editors break down what's new and noteworthy on television today.

    This is a Sunday packed full of premieres, with the debut of a new crimefighter in Gotham City, the season premiere of everyone's favorite post-apocalyptic zombie show, and Oscar-winner Rami Malek's return to his breakout role. All that, plus several more returning favorites, the reboot of a TV classic, and the penultimate episode of Succession's blockbuster second season. Here are the highlights.

    SERIES PREMIERE: In the series premiere of Batwoman, Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) returns to Gotham three years after the disappearance of her cousin, Bruce Wayne. Finding the city overrun with thugs, Kate takes on a new crime-fighting persona and hits the streets as Batwoman. While reviews of the new series have been less than stellar, our Ian Carlos Crawford sees hope in its ass-kicking queer-positive lead8:00 PM ET on The CW

    SEASON PREMIERE: Zombie-apocalypse epic The Walking Dead pulled quite the hat-trick last season, proving it could thrive without its original protagonist. In a vote of confidence for the tonight's tenth season kick-off, AMC announced yesterday that it had already picked up the series for Season 11, with Lauren Cohan returning to the show. 9:00 PM ET on AMC

    SEASON PREMIERE: It's been two years since we last heard from Mr. Robot, so we've crafted a quick refresher to bring you back up to speed. Producers have revealed little about the show's farewell season, except that it takes place during the holidays, where things are anything but calm and bright. Watch the preview10:00 PM ET on USA

    SPORTS: Tonight's matchup on Sunday Night Football sees the Indianapolis Colts playing the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. 8:15 PM ET on NBC

    SEASON PREMIERE: In the fifth season return of Supergirl, Kara learns CatCo had been bought by a new owner, and a rival reporter has arrived with the new management. Meanwhile, J'onn J'onzz has unexpected company of his own. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    SEASON PREMIERE: Returning for its sixth and final season, Madam Secretary finds Elizabeth battling baseless accusations and intrusions into her past. Meanwhile, an interview with Stephen Colbert puts the first couple's marriage under a microscope. 10:00 PM ET on CBS

    SEASON PREMIERE: Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano return for a third season of Get Shorty, with the pair determined as ever to get a script off the page and up on the big screen. Judging by the trailer, Hollywood is still just as brutal as organized crime. 10:00 PM ET on Epix

    ALSO TONIGHT

    • Succession's second season comes to a close next week, which means the impending shareholder's meeting and tonight's Congressional testimony are bound to be eventful. 9:00 PM ET on HBO
    • Bless the Harts finds Jenny and Wayne hatching very different plans to pay the bills. 8:30 PM ET on Fox
    • Kids Say the Darndest Things is rebooted with Tiffany Haddish hosting and producing. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
    • Star Wars Resistance returns for its second and final season, with producers promising to tie the show's events into the upcoming theatrical release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. 10:00 PM ET on Disney Channel

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

    TOPICS: Batwoman, AMC, The CW, USA, Mr. Robot, The Walking Dead