Fear the Walking Dead (9 p.m., AMC) – In the Season 2 opener, it looks like they’ll address a question I had during the first season of “The Walking Dead”: what if you just got on a boat? Because zombies can’t swim, right? Well, the families in this prequel flee Los Angeles on Strand’s yacht and find even more danger at sea. Oh well.
Also on . . .
N.C. Bookwatch (Noon, UNC-TV) – John Shelton Reed talks about his new book, “Barbecue,” from UNC Press’ “Savor the South” series.
Once Upon a Time (8 p.m., ABC) – Belle and Rumplestiltskin disagree over how to protect their child from Hades, and Hades encourages Gaston to act against Rumplestiltskin.
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Madam Secretary (8 p.m., CBS) – After a member of the inner circle of a terrorist organization falls ill with a deadly virus, Elizabeth attempts to use his weakness to secure the release of a group of schoolgirls that are being held captive.
The Last Man on Earth (9:30 p.m., Fox) – Tandy attempts to throw a party for the entire group, and Todd’s luck finally takes a turn for the better.
House of Lies (9 p.m., Showtime) – Jeannie and Marty to try to make coparenting work in the Season 5 premiere.
Grantchester (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – A real murder investigation results from a false alarm, and things turn serious for Margaret.
Who Do You Think You Are? (9 p.m., TLC) – Scott Foley (“Scandal”) finds a relative who risked his life for one of America’s founding fathers, and an ancestor who suffers during one of the country’s darkest times.
Dice (10 p.m., Showtime) – In this new sitcom, comic Andrew Dice Clay plays a semi-broke version of himself.
Long Lost Family (10 p.m., TLC) – Two sisters search for the father who vanished from their lives when they were very young.
Togetherness (10:30 p.m., HBO) – The children inspire Michelle as the foursome makes a last-ditch effort to save her charter school in the series finale.