Also on Sunday: Inside ‘The Comedy Store’

Comic turned director Mike Binder turns nostalgic in the five-part documentary series “The Comedy Store” (Showtime, 10 p.m.) in which he considers the cultural legacy of the comedy club on L.A.’s Sunset Strip where the likes of David Letterman, Chris Rock, Jay Leno and Sam Kinison developed their craft.

He’s got the space to let others reminisce and even talk among themselves, recalling their favorite remembered jokes. There’s even space for rare video of early bits. The legacy of late club owner Mitzi Shore is part of it, and he goes with Marc Maron and Letterman into her old office to rummage around. It[s a far better salute to the comedy hey day than the network’s “I’m Dying Up Here.”

The longtime nature reporter talks straight about climate change in the new film “David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet” (Netflix, streaming). 

The new season doesn’t begin until Oct. 21, but the makers of “black-ish” (ABC, 10 p.m.) convened to create a one hour election special, half of which is animated. 

“The Walking Dead” (AMC, 9 p.m.) almost made it to the season finale in April, but had to shut it down due to the pandemic. So the shoe falls in the season 10 finale tonight (though an additional six episodes are to come early next year). Anyway it all leads up to the premiere of the teenage spinoff of the zombie series, “The Walking Dead: World Beyond” (AMC, 10:05 p.m.).

Coronavirus has caused the cancellation of the New England/Kansas City game this afternoon. The Sunday Night Football game is still on with Philadelphia at San Francisco (NBC, 8:20 p.m.). Earlier games include Baltimore at Washington (CBS, 1 p.m.) and Giants at Rams (Fox, 4 p.m.). 

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