Timeless (10 p.m., NBC) – A solid new series in which a team of good guys use a time machine to chase down a villain with a stolen time machine who is determined to change random events in history. Tonight’s opener involves the 1937 Hindenburg disaster. Read our capsule review of “Timeless.”
Also on tonight . . .
Best of Enemies (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – Independent Lens presents this critically acclaimed documentary about the debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley during the 1968 political conventions.
Scorpion (9 p.m., CBS) – In the two-hour season premiere, the team members set aside their personal issues when hackers take over targeted U.S. military aircraft and warships.
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Lucifer (9 p.m., Fox) – Lucifer suspects his mother, Charlotte, may be involved in a ghastly murder.
Conviction (10 p.m., ABC) – In this new series, a former First Daughter makes a deal to work for a D.A. reviewing questionable convictions in exchange for getting out of a drug charge. Read our capsule review of “Conviction.”
Read our complete guide to what to watch and what to skip for the 2016 Fall TV season.