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TV Calendar for the Week of September 11

New and returning series, finales, events, and more — what you should be watching this week.

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Notable tV events Sept. 11, 2017
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Here are new and returning shows, finales, live events, and more to look forward to for the week of Monday, September 11. See how they stack up by Tomatometer so far.


Monday, Sept. 11


Monday Night Football (kicks off with New Orleans @ Minnesota), 7 p.m., ESPN


Preacher: Season 2 (2017)
90%

#1
Adjusted Score: 90.675%
Critics Consensus: Preacher's sophomore season benefits from more focused storytelling, without sacrificing any of its gorgeous, violent, insane fun.
Synopsis: The expanded second season, consisting of 13 episodes, is a genre-bending thrill ride that follows West Texas preacher Jesse Custer... [More]

#1
Adjusted Score: 0%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Not one to shy away from current, hot-button issues, George Lopez offers his unique take on a wide variety of... [More]
Starring: George Lopez
Directed By: Troy Miller

Tuesday, Sept. 12


Adjusted Score: 69.805%
Synopsis: She's done it! After five seasons of The Mindy Project, Mindy's bagged herself a husband. Sure, an impulsive elopement wasn't... [More]
Directed By: Ike Barinholtz

Wednesday, Sept. 13


#1
Adjusted Score: 48.584%
Critics Consensus: South Park delivers an uncharacteristically stilted season that feels timid in its satire and unsure of who or what it's lampooning.
Synopsis: Season 21 of this satirical comedy series tackles issues like North Korea, Facebook, and superhero movies. Meanwhile, Cartman continues his... [More]

Broad City: Season 4 (2017)
100%

#1
Adjusted Score: 100.396%
Critics Consensus: Pizza and weird are always in season for Abbi and Ilana in their fourth, wintery year of Broad City's weed-infused escapades.
Synopsis: The cult hit web series Broad City comes compliments of the collective brains of Abbi Jacobson + Ilana Glazer (both... [More]

Thursday, Sept. 14


#1
Adjusted Score: 96.745%
Critics Consensus: Better Things' second season plays even more adroitly to its strengths, weaving confidently between stinging humor, caustic observation, and poignant drama.
Synopsis: In the second season of "Better Things," Sam (Pamela Adlon) struggles with feeling unappreciated by her daughters Max (Mikey Madison),... [More]

Friday, Sept. 15


Adjusted Score: 100.071%
Critics Consensus: American Vandal pays satirical dividends while also working as a genuinely absorbing mystery that offers thought-provoking commentary on modern entertainment.
Synopsis: American Vandal is a half-hour true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven... [More]

Sunday, Sept. 17


69th Primetime Emmy Awards, 8 p.m., ABC


Adjusted Score: 100.002%
Critics Consensus: The Vietnam War revisits a dark chapter in American history with patience, grace, and a refreshing -- and sobering -- perspective informed by those who fought.
Synopsis: A history of the Vietnam War that features insights from U.S. soldiers, Americans who opposed the war, Vietnamese combatants and... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Ken Burns

#1
Synopsis: The series explores the life story of one of the world's most notorious criminals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, over a... [More]
Directed By: Jose Manuel Cravioto

#1
Adjusted Score: 76.785%
Synopsis: Season 2 of the comedy series about two high-school vice principals fighting for the role of principal is a direct... [More]
Directed By: Danny McBride (IV)

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