Tricks and treats
Stuck doing door duty this Halloween? Kill time when you’re not handing out candy with a 13-hour marathon of “Treehouse of Horror,” episodes from “The Simpsons” catalog. These ghoulish delights are being presented in sequential order, starting with Season 2.
10 a.m., FXX
The stinging detective
“Major Crimes” was designed as a spinoff of “The Closer” for Mary McDonnell. While the Oscar nominee is still the coolest cop in the room, G.W. Bailey has emerged as the show’s most compelling character, a cranky detective who could be the Southern cousin of “NYPD Blue’s” Andy Sipowicz. This reliable procedural begins its sixth and final season, set to conclude in January.
8 p.m., TNT
The life of pie
Pastry chef Adriano Zumbo, described as Australia’s Willy Wonka, gets your sweet tooth buzzing with “Zumbo’s Just Desserts,” a competition series co-hosted by British chef Rachel Khoo. The initial season was a hit in Australia when it aired last year.
Now streaming on Netflix