TV This Weekend

Fargo Season 4 and Comey Rule Premiere, Family Guy Marks a Milestone

ALSO: A new Joe Exotic docuseries, The Simpsons, Our Cartoon President, and more.
  • Fargo, Family Guy, and The Comey Rule. (Photos: FX /Fox/Showtime)
    Fargo, Family Guy, and The Comey Rule. (Photos: FX /Fox/Showtime)

    FOX's The Family Guy joins a rarified group of long-running primetime comedies Sunday night as it kicks off its 19th season with its 350th episode. (Not to be outdone, The Simpsons is returning for Season 32 with episode #685.) Also this weekend: Chris Rocks headlines Fargo Season 4, recent events get the TV docudrama treatment in Showtime's The Comey Rule, and yet another Joe Exotic docuseries sees the imprisoned former Tiger King still taunting Carole Baskin. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:

    SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 26

    CABLE PREMIERE: HBO's big Saturday night night movie this week is Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan as a lawyer who battles the odds in an effort to save a wrongfully accused man (Jamie Foxx) from death row. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Hallmark's "Fall Harvest" continues with Falling for Look Lodge. Lily (Clark Backo) longs to be an event coordinator, and her dream seems to come true when Noah (Jonathan Keltz) offers her the chance to plan his little sister's dream wedding. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Hallmark

    NEW EPISODE: When two young professionals try to save a buck by putting down hardwood floors themselves, their dream home becomes a nightmarish hellscape in Help! I Wrecked My House. 8:00 PM ET on HGTV

    NEW EPISODE: After investigating Utah's haunted Tooele Hospital, the Ghost Adventures team takes a look at a haunted Mansion. 9:00 PM ET on Travel

    SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 27

    SEASON PREMIERE: Chris Rock headlines the fourth season of Fargo, in which two Kansas City crime syndicates navigate a shaky truce. Watch the trailer. The two-episode premiere begins at 9:00 PM ET on FX

    SERIES PREMIERE: Jeff Daniels heads up an impressive cast in Showtime's The Comey Rule. The two-night event tells the ripped-from-the-headlines story of former FBI director James Comey (Daniels) and his collision course with Donald Trump (Brendan Gleason). Read our review. 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

    NEW SEASONS: FOX's Sunday night Animation Domination returns for a new season with new episodes of The Simpsons, Bless the Harts, Bob's Burgers, and the 350th episode of Family Guy, in which Stewie finally says his first word. Watch a preview. 8:00 PM ET on Fox

    MUSIC SPECIAL: To celebrate its tenth Anniversary, The iHeart Radio Music Festival is airing a two-night virtual concert with performances by Alicia Keys, Migos, Thomas Rhett, BTS, and Colplay. Ryan Seacrest hosts. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    NEW EPISODE: Ahead of the first debate, Our Cartoon President tries desperately to behave like a member of the human race, even as he and conniving Cartoon Mitch McConnell push their evil agendas ever forward. Watch the preview. 8:30 PM ET on Showtime

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: The parade of Tiger King-adjacent projects continues with Investigation Discovery's three-part special Joe Exotic: Tigers, Lies and Cover-up, in which a still-imprisoned Joe Exotic sends his legal team out to prove Carole Baskin is to blame for her husband's disappearance. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Investigation Discovery

    NEW EPISODE: It's family video visit time on Love Island. With just days left before the finale, this is the Islanders' first look at life outside the villa they've had all season. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

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

    TOPICS: Fargo, The Comey Rule, Family Guy, Chris Rock, Animation Domination