iHeartRadio Music Festival
( 11) WPIX ( 20) WTXX 8 p. m.
Ryan Seacrest hosts a thrilling concert featuring some of the music industry’s biggest stars in this premiere two- hour special. Performers include Justin Timberlake, Jack White, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, Imagine Dragons and Jason Aldean.
The Walking Dead
AMC 9 p. m.
Rick Grimes ( Andrew Lincoln) and the rest of the group face new challenges as they struggle to survive in the wake of a zombie plague in this season premiere. This marks the ninth season of the drama based on Robert Kirkman’s popular comic book series. Shameless
SHOW 9 p. m.
There are tragic side effects to Frank’s ( William H. Macy) new liver medication in this new episode. Ian ( Cameron Monaghan) attempts to evade a hovering Fiona ( Emmy Rossum). Meanwhile, Lip ( Jeremy Allen White) must keep busy to avoid temptation.
( 5) WNYW ( 61) WTIC 9: 30 p. m.
Rel ( Lil Rel Howery) wants his kids to have an awesome time when they come to visit him for the first time since the split, when he takes them to the Family Fun Center he soon discovers that it doesn’t live up to its name. Madam Secretary
( 2) WCBS ( 3) WFSB 10 p. m.
After the White House experiences a deadly attack, Elizabeth ( Téa Leoni) consults with three former secretaries of state in this season premiere. Madeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton and Colin Powell guest star. Shark Tank
( 7) WABC ( 8) WTNH 10 p. m.
Self- made millionaires and billionaires entertain pitches from hopeful entrepreneurs looking to make deals in this season premiere. They’re presented with a smart device designed to protect your packages from thieves, and a special adhesive for kids.
HBO 10 p. m.
Dwayne Johnson stars as NFL playerturned- financial manager Spencer Strasmore in the season finale of this comedy- drama. This season, he and Joe ( Rob Corddry) consider expanding their business to include extreme sports.
This Is Life With Lisa Ling
CNN 10 p. m.
Cameras follow Lisa Ling as she explores the revolution that’s changing how we think about genders in this new episode. She encounters people across the spectrum who hope to be accepted by those closest to them. Unexpected
TLC 10 p. m. Emiley and Diego hope to get a new doctor for Aria in this new episode. Elsewhere, McKayla and Caelan take the leap and move out on their own. Also, Laura has a chat with Anna about sex. A week overdue, Chloe hopes she’ll be induced. Haunted Gingerbread Showdown
FOOD 10 p. m.
Sandra Lee hosts as three chefs race to create gingerbread masterpieces to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film “Beetlejuice” in this premiere. Special guest judge Elvira joins Jason Smith and Jamika Pessoa to determine the winner.
Norman Reedus in “The Walking Dead.”