TV Today: FX Bows Ryan Murphy’s Long-Awaited Impeachment: American Crime Story

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After years in development and multiple delays, the star-studded third installment of Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story finally debuts today on FX. Impeachment unravels the events leading up to Bill Clinton’s impeachment from the perspective of the women it engulfed, primarily Monica Lewinsky (Beanie Feldstein), Linda Tripp (Sarah Paulson), and Paula Jones (Annaleigh Ashford).

Also today: Netflix ends its sports docuseries Untold with the story of tennis star Mardy Fish, Julie Delpy and Elisabeth Shue examine life in their late 40s in Netflix’s On the Verge, and Queen Sugar returns for its sixth season on OWN. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:

Impeachment: American Crime Story: Limited series premiere. After the death of her boss, Linda Tripp (Sarah Paulson) is moved to from the White House to the Pentagon, where she meets former WH intern Monica Lewinsky (Beanie Feldstein). Meanwhile, Paula Jones (Annaleigh Ashford) decides to sue President Bill Clinton for sexual harassment. Read our review. 10:00 PM ET on FX

Untold: Breaking Point: Docuseries finale. Netflix’s five-part sports docuseries concludes with a timely film focused on tennis star Mardy Fish, who shares how his battles with anxiety and mental health brought a sudden end to his career. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

On the Verge: Complete first season. Four women — a chef, a single mom, an heiress, and a job seeker — navigate love, work, and midlife crises in Julie Delpy’s new dramedy. Delpy, Elisabeth Shue, Sarah Jones, Alexia Landeau, and Giovanni Ribisi star. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

Queen Sugar: Season premiere. The Bordelon family attempts to reclaim their lives in the wake of the pandemic as Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed drama series returns for Season 6. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on OWN

Only Murders in the Building: The group seeks advice from a renowned podcast host when they begin to suspect the murderer might be a famous resident who is difficult to access.Tina Fey guest stars. Streaming on Hulu

America’s Got Talent: The 11 remaining semi-finalists fight for a spot in EIGHT’s finale next week. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

Bachelor in Paradise: New episode. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

Teen Mom OG: Fall premiere. After a tense reunion, Amber, Catelynn, Cheyenne, Maci, and Mackenzie work harder than ever to achieve their goals in the second half of Season 9. 8:00 PM ET on MTV

FRONTLINE: America After 9/11: Special presentation. Veteran filmmaker Michael Kirk examines the U.S. response to the September 11 terrorist attacks and its devastating impact on three presidencies in this two-hour PBS special. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on PBS

Hard Knocks: The Dallas Cowboys: Season finale. The Dallas Cowboys’ final roster is revealed, forcing some players to make a difficult decision about their football careers. 10:00 PM ET on HBO

Capital One College Bowl: Season finale. Students from Columbia University and the University of Southern California compete for $1 million in scholarship funds as Peyton and Cooper Manning’s NBC quiz show ends its summertime run. 10:00 PM ET on NBC

Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

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