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MONDAY, OCTOBER 17
Supergirl, CW, 8/7C
“The Last Children of Krypton” (S02E02)
Supergirl ends up seriously injured during an attack on National City by a kryptonite-powered villain; and Superman puts the blame for his cousin getting hurt on Hank, because the kryptonite was stolen from the DEO. Meanwhile, Kara’s first day at her new job doesn’t go as planned after she meets her new boss, Snapper Carr.
Gotham, Fox, 8/7C
“Mad City: Anything for You” (S03E05)
With crime in Gotham at an all-time high, Penguin strives to uphold his promises to the city; Butch travels down a dark path with the Red Hood Gang; and Bruce investigates Ivy’s whereabouts.
Lucifer, Fox, 9/8C
“Lady Parts” (S02E04)
Chloe and Lucifer investigate when the bodies of two young L.A. transplants are found poisoned. Later, Maze convincing Chloe to join her for drinks, which the detective believes to be an act of friendship, is actually a bet between Maze and Lucifer.
Scorpion, CBS, 10/9C
“Little Boy Lost” (S03E04)
The team searches for a boy from Ralph’s class who encountered a deadly criminal after going missing from a field trip. Meanwhile, Toby gets closer to uncovering the identity of Happy’s husband.
Timeless, NBC, 10/9C
“Atomic City” (S01E03)
The trio go on the run with an infamous mistress when they land in 1962 Las Vegas. Also, Rufus meets his past mentor; Wyatt tries to alter history for himself; and Flynn may be gambling with far more human life than originally thought.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18
The Flash, CW, 8/7C
Magenta, a new meta who can control metal, terrorizes the city. Meanwhile, Barry and Team Flash reunite with Earth-2 Wells and Jesse, who has the powers of a speedster, but Wells is concerned about her safety and wants her to stop using her powers.
No Tomorrow, CW, 9/8C
“No Doubt” (S01E03)
Xavier is arrested after publicizing his theory and Evie questions his sanity.
Scream Queens, Fox, 9/8C
“Halloween Blues” (S02E04)
The Green Meanie’s latest attack shocks everyone, so Dean Munsch, Denise and Hester plan to catch the killer by throwing a Halloween party in the hospital. Meanwhile, Chanel attempts to contact the killer’s latest victim from beyond the grave. Back at the party, another outbreak puts the hospital on alert and Brock and Cassidy jump into action, while another victim falls.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., ABC, 10/9C
“Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire” (S04E02)
S.H.I.E.L.D. has an explosive confrontation with Ghost Rider; Coulson and Mack rely on an unlikely ally in a time of need; and Daisy gets help from a familiar face to thwart the Watchdogs.
Aftermath, Syfy, 10/9C
“Fever of the Bone” (S01E04)
A horde of vicious feverheads and flesh-eating parasites trap the Copelands at a plague isolation unit.
Drunk History, Comedy Central, 10:30/9:30C
“The Roosevelts” (S04E04)
The Roosevelt family history includes Teddy changing how football is played; Franklin getting a visit from Winston Churchill at Christmastime; and Eleanor making friends with a female Soviet sniper.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19
Blindspot, NBC, 8/7C
“Her Spy’s Mind” (S02E06)
A fugitive whistle-blower is sought by Weller and Nas in Bulgaria. Meanwhile, Jane joins Roman for a Sandstorm mission; and Reade and Zapata tend to a pressing matter.
Arrow, CW, 8/7C
“A Matter of Trust” (S05E03)
Green Arrow is forced to battle new drug dealer Garret Runnels, who is terrorizing Star City, after Wild Dog strikes out on his own to take the dealer down but quickly learns he’s not up to the task.
Frequency, CW, 9/8C
“The Near Far Problem” (S01E03)
Raimy informs Frank of new information she uncovered in the Thomas Goff case, prompting him to take action in spite of Satch’s warnings. Meanwhile, Gordo and Raimy go out for drinks, where they have a strange encounter with Daniel; and Raimy struggles to adapt to life without Julie.
American Horror Story: 6, FX, 10/9C
“Chapter 6” (S06E06)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again, Fox, 8/7C
A reimagining of the 1975 cult-classic film that follows a young couple as they find themselves in the middle of a strange convention hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a sexually-ambiguous mad scientist who is debuting the birth a creation at the event. Directed by Kenny Ortega (High School Musical).
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, CW, 8/7C
“The Justice Society of America” (S02E02)
The Legends travel to Nazi-occupied Paris and are surrounded by the Justice Society of America. They discover a time aberration that threatens the JSA, but the JSA doesn’t want their help. Meanwhile, Nate tries to prove he should be part of the team
The Good Place, NBC, 8:30/7:30C
“The Eternal Shriek” (S01E07)
Janet guides Eleanor and Chidi on a quest. Meanwhile, Tahani tries to show Michael how much he’s appreciated.
Supernatural, CW, 9/8C
“Mamma Mia” (S12E02)
Lucifer takes over the body of a rock star. Meanwhile, Dean, Castiel and Mary try to rescue Sam, but Dean is uncomfortable with putting Mary in danger, even though she insists on going along.
Falling Water, USA, 10/9C
“Calling the Vasty Deep” (S01E02)
Burton questions whether the Woman in Red exists beyond his dreams; Tess learns how to navigate into others’ dreams; and Taka connects the group suicide to unexpected sources.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21
Black Mirror, Netflix
MacGyver, CBS, 8/7C
MacGyver has to fix a sabotaged train to protect a whistleblower who can prove her boss is selling weapons to enemies of the United States.
The Vampire Diaries, CBS, 8/7C
“Hello, Brother” (S08E01)
SEASON PREMIERE Season 8 begins with Stefan searching for Damon and Enzo after they mysteriously vanished months ago from the Armory vault. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric fear that someone is targeting their family after they encounter an unexpected visitor.
The Exorcist, Fox, 9/8C
“Chapter Five: Through My Most Grievous Fault” (S01E05)
The exorcism begins, but the Demon counter attacks with secrets of its own. Elsewhere: the demon’s manipulations cause conflict within the Rance family.
Z Nation, Syfy, 9/8C
“Doc Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (S03E06)
The residents of a mental hospital capture Doc in hopes that he’ll help them escape.
Van Helsing, Syfy, 10/9C
“Nothing Matters” (S01E06)
Mutated feral vampires chase Vanessa and Susan through the sewers; at the same time, a hostile takeover of the hospital is underway.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22
Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man vs. the Sinister 6, Disney XD, 8/7C
“Spider Slayers – Part 3” (S04E23)
Star Wars Rebels, Disney XD, 8:30/7:30C
“The Last Battle” (S03E05)
On a salvage mission led by Captain Rex, the Ghost crew is captured by a unit of old battle droids determined to fight one last battle to end the clone wars.
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, BBC America, 9/8C
Good Witch, Hallmark, 9/8C
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23
Once Upon a Time, ABC, 8/7C
“Street Rats” (S06E05)
The Simpsons, Fox, 8/7C
“Trust But Clarify” (S28E05)
Krusty’s new candy, “Krustaceans,” leaves a bad taste in Lisa and Bart’s mouths, so they launch an investigation; Homer seeks a promotion at the nuclear plant and needs Marge’s help to dress the part; and news anchor Kent Brockman struggles to adapt to an evolving mediascape.
Son of Zorn, Fox, 8:30/7:30C
“A Taste of Zephyria” (S01E05)
Zorn tries to teach Alan about his culture after seeing how the media portrays Zephyria. Elsewhere: a talking garden gnome sparks conflict with Edie and her new neighbors.
The Walking Dead, AMC, 9/8C
“The Day Will Come” (S07E01)
SEASON PREMIERE Negan’s actions will haunt the surviving members of Rick’s group forever.
Westworld, HBO, 10/9C
“Dissonance Theory” (S01E03)
Dolores joins a bounty hunt in the badlands with William and Logan; Dr. Ford and Theresa talk about the park’s future; Maeve is disturbed by a vision; The Man in Black makes a significant discovery on his quest.
Family Guy, Fox, 9/8C
“Inside Family Guy” (S15E04)
The Last Man on Earth, Fox, 9:30/8:30C
“Five Hoda Kotbs” (S03E04)
The group’s road trip is marred by internal squabbles, but Gail might be the first to lose control.
The Strain, FX, 10/9C
“Do or Die” (S03E09)
New York begins falling and Eph and Dutch try to finish their new device before the city gets overrun. Elsewhere: Justine, Gus, and Angel make a final stand against the virus.
Happy viewing! Until next week in geek…