A mixed bag of new shows this week, including the return of American Horror Story, the return of MTV Unplugged with Canada’s own Shawn Mendes starting things off, and the return of Steve Harvey’s daytime talk show…but with a difference. Happy Labour Day, happy back to school, and of course, happy viewing!
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Talking with Chris Hardwick – 11pm to midnight on AMC
Orphan Black star—and Regina’s own—Tatiana Maslany sits down for an hour of talking with Chris.
CBS Fall Preview – 8:30 to 9pm on CBS
A look at the network’s new fall shows includes appearances by David Boreanaz, Iain Armitage, Shemar Moore, Bobby Moynihan and Mart Feuerstein.
Worst to First – 10 to 11pm on HGTV – Series Premiere
Dilapidated houses in Vancouver are transformed into beautiful homes by contractors Mickey Fabbiano and and Sebastian Sevallo.
Science of Stupid: Sports – 10 to 11pm (two episodes) on National Geographic – Series Premiere
Nice title, but it’s essentially a bloopers show with explanations.
Steve – check your local daytime listings – Series Premiere (reboot)
Steve Harvey has traded in his more issues-orientated Chicago talk show for a more traditional Hollywood one featuring celebrity interviews and his own brand of comedy.
Indians and Aliens – 7:30 to 8pm on APTN – 2nd Season Premiere
American Horror Story: Cult – 10 to 11:05pm on FX – 7th Season Premiere
Highway Thru Hell – 10 to 11pm on Discovery Velocity – 6th Season Premiere
The Deep – 6 to 6:30pm on Family Charged – 2nd Season Premiere
Nations At War – 10 to 11pm on APTN – Series Premiere
This documentary series examines the contributions by the First Nations of the Northwest to art and architecture.
A Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce – 11pm to midnight on Slice – 4th Season Premiere
Dare To Live – 9 to 10pm (two episodes) on MTV – Series Premiere
This reality series follows a man who has dedicated his life to living it to the fullest as he takes people on new adventures.
Ninendo Quest: Power Tour – 9 to 10pm (two episodes) on Superchannel – Series Premiere
Gamers Jay and Rob tour their new film, “Nintendo Quest” across America, meeting fellow gamers in the process.
The Zoo – 4:30 to 5pm on The Family Channel – 2nd Season Premiere
Taken – 7 to 7:30pm on APTN – 2nd Season Premiere
This series focuses on the disappearances and murders of Indigenous women and girls.
EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live – 8 to 9pm on ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC
America’s four broadcast networks are simulcasting this special that features celebrities, students, educators and parents re-thinking the future of American schools.
MTV Unplugged – 8 to 9pm on MTV
Shawn Mendes kicks off a new series of the classic stripped-down concert series.
School of Rock – 7 to 8pm (two episodes) on YTV – 3rd Season Premiere
Third Rail with Ozy – 8:30 to 9pm on PBS – Series Premiere
Carlos Watson hosts this public affairs show that discusses a variety of national topics.
Ridiculousness – 10 to 11pm (two episodes) on MTV – 10th Season Premiere
W1A – 10 to 10:45pm on BBC Canada – 3rd Season Premiere
Still Open All Hours – 10:45 to 11:30pm on BBC Canada – 3rd Season Premiere
Top Gear America – 9 to 10pm on BBC Canada – Series Premiere
William Fichtner, drag racer Antron Brown and automotive journalist Tom “Wookie” Ford host this American version of the British series.