Your TV To-Do List: 'Mindy Project,' 'South Park' return, Emmy night arrives

Ethan Alter
Senior Writer, Yahoo Entertainment
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With so much to watch on TV it can be difficult to plan ahead. But we’re here to help! Here are the five shows you won’t want to miss this week.

The Mindy Project: Tuesday, Sept. 12 on Hulu
After six seasons and two networks, Mindy Kaling’s eponymous project is nearing completion. Look for the return of some familiar faces, as well as an appearance by the creator/star’s new BFF, Reese Witherspoon.

South Park: Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
Be prepared to feel old: Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s baby has officially reached legal drinking age as South Park enters Season 21. And be sure to stick around for the fourth season premiere of Broad City, now with an all-new bleeped swear word. (Hint: It rhymes with “Dump.”)

Riviera: Thursday, Sept. 14 on Sundance Now
Julia Stiles headlines this 10-episode British import from The Crying Game director, Neil Jordan, playing an American art curator who is unexpectedly plunged into the European crime world after the death of her husband.

The Primetime Emmy Awards: Sunday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. on CBS
With Game of Thrones out of the running this year, will Westworld continue to keep HBO’s Outstanding Drama-winning streak alive? Or is This Is Us poised to return the crown to network television? Root for your favorites on TV’s biggest night.

The Vietnam War: Sunday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. on PBS
27 years after his landmark series, The Civil War, Ken Burns chronicles a conflict whose aftereffects are still being felt today, at home and abroad.

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