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Supergirl, CW, 8/7C

“The Adventures of Supergirl” (S02E01)

SEASON PREMIERE  Supergirl’s famous cousin arrives on the scene to help her deal with a new threat to the citizens of National City. While having Clark Kent around is a thrill for Kara, their family reunion leaves Alex feeling a bit left out. Meanwhile, Cat Grant encourages her young protégé to make a bold decision in both her personal and professional lives; and Hank and Supergirl are stunned by the alien pod that crashed to Earth.

Gotham, Fox, 8/7C

“Mad City: New Day Rising”(S03E04)

Penguin narrows in on the mayoral nomination; Gordon turns Alice over to the GCPD for the bounty; and Bruce and Alfred search for Bruce’s doppleganger after discovering that he’s assumed Bruce’s identity.

Lucifer, Fox, 9/8C

“Sin-Eater” (S02E03)

When two gruesome murder videos appear on a social-media site, Lucifer and Chloe deduce they have a serial killer on their hands. Meanwhile, Lucifer’s mom returns, while Amenadiel, who is struggling with a loss of power, meets with Linda.

Scorpion, CBS, 10/9C

“It Isn’t the Fall That Kills You” (S03E03)

Walter’s accidentally launched into space, where he hallucinates about Paige as his oxygen runs low. Meanwhile, the team rush to return him to Earth before he suffocates.

Timeless, NBC, 10/9C

“The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln” (S01E02)

Terrorist Garcia Flynn connects with notorious assassin John Wilkes Booth, as Lucy, Wyatt and Rufus chase Flynn to the night of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Also, Lucy must put aside a tragedy of her own, and the trio debate altering history.


The Flash, CW, 8/7C

“Paradox” (S03E02)

Barry realizes the effects from Flashpoint are much greater than he thought. Meanwhile, Barry meets new co-worker Julian Albert and is surprised by Julian’s immediate disdain for Barry.

No Tomorrow, CW, 9/8C

“No Crying in Baseball” (S01E02)

Evie meets Xavier’s cousin, an escaped convict who wants to move in. Later: Evie faces possible downsizing at work and Xavier helps her overcome a fear of failure while Hank gets help from Timothy to retool his image in hopes of winning Evie back.

Scream Queens, Fox, 9/8C

“Handidates” (S02E03)

Dean Munsch, Denise and the Chanels question Hester about the killer, as well as the sole survivor of the Halloween massacre, while Chad believes Brock to be the culprit and makes a shocking proposal to Chanel. Later, a patient arrives with an incredible disorder that leads Chanel #3 and Cassidy to become closer.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., ABC, 10/9C

“Uprising” (S04E01)

May fights for her life as her illness worsens and Simmons and Dr. Radcliffe try to save her. Also: Coulson, Mack and Fitz attempt to thwart a rogue group looking to end Inhuman Registration.

Aftermath, Syfy, 10/9C

“In Our Empty Rooms” (S01E03)

The only man with the cure to the plague is encountered by members of the Copeland family; and a religious commune led by the mysterious Reverend Brother offer refuge to the Copeland’s kidnapped daughter.

Drunk History, Comedy Central, 10:30/9:30C

“Bar Fights” (S04E03)

Bars are vandalized by Carry A. Nation; Andrew Jackson is drawn into a gunfight; Marsha P. Johnson advocates for LGBT rights.


Blindspot, NBC, 8/7C

“Condone Untidiest Thefts” (S02E05)

A politician is nearly killed by an assassin for the Irish mob during a rally, so the team join forces with U.S. Marshal Allie Knight to hunt down a mob leader.

Arrow, CW, 8/7C

“The Recruits” (S05E02)

Oliver’s new recruits for Team Arrow are Curtis, Wild Dog and Evelyn Sharp. Unfortunately, the Green Arrow’s training methods prove to be too much for some of them to handle. In flashbacks, Oliver’s initiation into the Bratva continues.

Frequency, CW, 9/8C

“Signal and Noise” (S01E02)

Raimy informs Frank that her mother will be murdered unless he can prevent the crime from occurring. Meanwhile, Raimy follows a lead in the Nightingale case, as Frank and Satch pursue the same lead back in 1996.

American Horror Story: 6, FX, 10/9C

“Chapter 5” (S06E05)


DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, CW, 8/7C

“Out of Time” (S02E01)

SEASON PREMIERE  Season 2 begins with Dr. Nate Heywood, an unconventional historian, making a shocking discovery. Nate then seeks out Oliver Queen for help to find the scattered Legends. Once reunited, they try to protect Albert Einstein from being kidnapped before the Nazis destroy New York City with a nuclear bomb. Meanwhile, Ray notices that Sara has a mission of her own, which leads them both to face her nemesis, Damien Darhk.

The Good Place, NBC, 8:30/7:30C

“What We Owe to Each Other” (S01E06)

Eleanor is enlisted to help Michael with a crucial mission that could decide her destiny in the Good Place. Also: Chidi helps a friend by agreeing to be a third wheel.

Supernatural, CW, 9/8C

“Keep Calm and Carry On” (S12E01)

SEASON PREMIERE  Season 12 begins with Dean becoming overwhelmed when he comes face-to-face with his mother, Mary Winchester. Meanwhile, Sam fights for his life after Toni, from the Women of Letters, shoots him.

Falling Water, USA, 10/9C

“Don’t Tell Bill” (S01E01)

SERIES PREMIERE  The premiere of mind-bending drama about three disparate people who discover that they share a subconscious link via a dream.


MacGyver, CBS, 8/7C

“Wire Cutter” (S01E04)

The guys try to shut down a warhead in Moscow and need help from a Russian bomb programmer and his estranged handler, but a problem arises when the computer needed to disable the warhead malfunctions.

The Exorcist, Fox, 9/8C

“Chapter Four: The Moveable Feast” (S01E04)

Angela becomes restless as her daughter’s condition worsens while the demon targets innocent people. Also: Father Tomas gets a visitor from his past; Marcus receives guidance from an unlikely source; and an unsanctioned exorcism is debated.

Z Nation, Syfy, 9/8C

“Little Red and the Wolfz” (S03E05)

A pack of wolves stalk 10K, who is injured and all alone.

Van Helsing, Syfy, 10/9C

“Fear Her” (S01E05)

Vanessa is forced to demonstrate her powers against someone from her past while still being held in the clutches of Julius and his vampire brood. Elsewhere, the refugees comes to believe that a serial killer is among them as they plot to wrestle control from Axel.


Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man vs. the Sinister 6, Disney XD, 8/7C

“Spider Slayers – Part 2” (S04E22)

Spider-Man and Scarlet Spider try to infiltrate the sunken Hydra Island so Scarlet can destroy the lab that created him.

Star Wars Rebels, Disney XD, 8:30/7:30C

“Hera’s Heroes” (S03E04)

Hera’s rebel supply mission to Ryloth becomes personal when she and the Ghost crew brave overwhelming Imperial forces to recover a memento from her ancestral home.

Once Upon a Time, ABC, 8/7C

“Strange Case” (S06E04)

The Simpsons, Fox, 8/7C

“Treehouse of Horror XXVII” (S28E04)

“Treehouse of Horror XXVII” features Mr. Burns organizing a Hunger Games-style contest pitting Springfield children against each other and Lisa’s imaginary best friend killing Lisa’s real friends in a fit of jealousy, while Moe recruits Bart to take Homer’s place as a covert agent.

Son of Zorn, Fox, 8:30/7:30C

“The Weekend Warrior” (S01E04)

Zorn tries to be a “cool dad” when Alan comes to visit, but things go off track when a friend of Alan’s visits.

The Walking Dead, AMC, 9/8C

“The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far”

SPECIAL The cast and producers of The Walking Dead recount the epic journey that the characters have experienced through the first six seasons of the show.

Westworld, HBO, 10/9C

“The Stray” (S01E02)

Dolores finds herself alone in Sweetwater when Teddy chases a new villain; Elsie and Stubbs go on a mission to retrieve a host who’s gone missing in the hills; Bernard tries to get to the bottom of the hosts’ hysteria and hallucinations; William persuades Logan to join his latest pursuit.

Family Guy, Fox, 9/8C

“American Gigg-olo” (S15E03)

Quagmire takes a job as a gigolo after the airline pilots go on strike, and asks for Peter’s help collecting his fees when clients begin to stiff him for payment. Meanwhile, Brian gets booted from Peter’s health insurance and takes a job at a hardware store, where Stewie winds up getting him canned.

The Last Man on Earth, Fox, 9:30/8:30C

“You’re All Going to Diet” (S03E03)

Phil installs an alarm system in the house, but Melissa has already beaten him to it with her own security plans. Meanwhile, a change in scenery could do the group some good.

The Strain, FX, 10/9C

“White Light” (S03E08)

The Master’s voice emerges and proves overwhelming; Fet and Setrakian search for cargo from the Egyptian vessel; and Quinlan agrees to a deal with the Ancients, but a betrayal afterward proves deadly.


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