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MONDAY, OCTOBER 17

Supergirl, CW, 8/7C

“Welcome to Earth” (S02E03)

Kara fears the recently escaped Mon-El is behind an attack on the president, who Supergirl and the DEO have been assigned to protect; at the same time, the hot-button issue of aliens vs. human rights divides National City.

Gotham, Fox, 8/7C

“Mad City: Follow the White Rabbit” (S03E06)

 

Gordon must make some tough decisions after Mad Hatter sets his eyes on his next victims; Penguin and Nygma’s relationship evolves; and a familiar face re-enters Nygma’s life.

Lucifer, Fox, 9/8C

“Weaponizer” (S02E05)

Lucifer investigates the murder of his favorite action-movie hero, whose longtime rival is one of the initial suspects, until evidence shows otherwise. Meanwhile, Uriel appears, forcing Amenadiel to admit he’s lost his powers. Later, Lucifer and Uriel battle over Chloe and their mother.

Scorpion, CBS, 10/9C

“Plight at the Museum” (S03E05)

The team must stop thieves who robbed a rare-gem exhibit at a museum in order to extract materials needed to enrich a nuclear bomb.

Timeless, NBC, 10/9C

“Party at Castle Varlar” (S01E04)

The trio land in Nazi Germany and track evildoer Flynn as World War II rages around them. They also meet the man behind a popular figure of literature and they must endure a very uncomfortable party.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

The Flash, CW, 8/7C

“The New Rogues” (S03E04)

Barry continues to train Jesse and when a new meta human, Mirror Master, appears on the scene he lets her tag along. But she defies one of Barry’s orders, which leads to disaster. Meanwhile, Mirror Master teams with his old partner, Top, and looks to even a score with Snart.

No Tomorrow, CW, 9/8C

“No Holds Barred” (S01E04)

Personal boundaries are tested after Evie meets Xavier’s free-spirited friend. Elsewhere: sparks fly between Deirdre and Hank.

Scream Queens, Fox, 9/8C

Pre-empted by Sports.

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

“Lockup” (S04E03)

S.H.I.E.L.D. invades a high-security prison in search of secrets as Robbie Reyes tries to control Ghost Rider.

Aftermath, Syfy, 10/9C

“A Clatter and a Chatter” (S01E05)

A harbinger of death torments Karen, who has accepted an old friend’s assistance; and the Copelands come to the terrifying realization that no refuge is truly safe.

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

“Scoundrels” (S04E05)

A Scottish royal is actually a con man; Charles Ponzi thinks good PR will improve his image; pirate Sadie the Goat raids ships and villages on the Hudson River in the late 1800s.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

Blindspot, NBC, 8/7C

“Resolves Eleven Myths” (S02E07)

Rich Dotcom returns because he needs assistance from the FBI with a crucial matter.

Arrow, CW, 8/7C

“Penance” (S05E04)

Oliver and Lyla team up on a secret mission for Diggle, but Felicity disapproves of the plan and opts to stay behind. When Tobias Church launches a deadly assault against the city, Felicity must decide whether to send the recruits without Green Arrow.

Frequency, CW, 9/8C

“Bleed Over” (S01E04)

Raimy and Frank try to gain intel from a girl whose mother was taken by Nightingale, as the date of Julie’s abduction looms near. Meanwhile, Raimy doesn’t recognize a man who remembers her from the past, but she soon begins to recall details of their night together.

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

“Chapter 7” (S06E07)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

 

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, CW, 8/7C

“Shogun” (S02E03)

Nate is shocked to learn he has powers and accidentally lands himself and Ray in Feudal Japan. Sara, Vixen and Rory agree to find Nate and help him master his powers so he can defend a Japanese village from the Shogun and an army of samurai warriors. Meanwhile, Jax and Stein stay back to help repair the ship and find a secret compartment but decide not to tell the rest of the team what they learn.

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

“Most Improved Player” (S01E08)

Michael has a private meeting with Eleanor, who is put to the test. Also, Chidi harbors a secret and mulls over what to do.

Supernatural, CW, 9/8C

“The Foundry” (S12E03)

When a crying baby leads to death in a mysterious abandoned house, Mary, Sam and Dean decide to investigate. Meanwhile, Castiel’s hunt for Lucifer leads him to begrudgingly partner with Crowley.

Falling Water, USA, 10/9C

“Monsters, Most Familiar” (S01E03)

Taka takes a closer look at the cult; Burton meets a mysterious CEO while on a business trip; and Tess discovers difficult information at her mother’s house.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

MacGyver, CBS, 8/7C

“Wrench” (S01E06)

MacGyver tries to diffuse a bomb set near the United Nations by an old nemesis who was responsible for the death of MacGyver’s mentor.

The Vampire Diaries, CBS, 8/7C

“Today Will Be Different” (S08E02)

After learning that someone from Stefan’s past may be Damon and Enzo’s next target, Stefan, Bonnie and Caroline head to North Carolina. There, Bonnie takes drastic measures in an attempt to break Enzo free of whatever has a hold over him. Meanwhile, at the armory, Alaric and Georgie stumble upon a mysterious symbol that may be related to the supernatural force controlling Damon and Enzo.

The Exorcist, Fox, 9/8C

Pre-empted by Sports.

Z Nation, Syfy, 9/8C

“Welcome to Murphytown” (S03E07)

Lucy’s existence is discovered by “The Man”; and the gang are reunited with 10K, who informs them all about Murphy’s growing army of devoted followers.

Van Helsing, Syfy, 10/9C

“For Me” (S01E07)

The hospital’s residents, led by Vanessa and Axel, take one last stand against Julius and his vampire soldiers. Meanwhile, a civil war seems to be brewing between Dmitri’s Death Squad and the other faction of bloodsuckers.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

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

RERUN  “Strange Little Halloween” (S04E20)

When trick-or-treaters start turning into monsters, Spider-Man, Dr. Strange and Ant-Man team up to stop Baron Mordo.

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

RERUN  “Steps into Shadow: Part 1” (S03E01)

Part 1 of 2. Ezra’s rebel mission goes awry due to his reckless leadership, and Thrawn emerges as a new threat.

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, BBC America, 9/8C

“Lost and Found” (S01E02)
New info surfaces about the kidnapping of Patrick Spring’s daughter, Lydia. Elsewhere: mysterious characters spark a wild hostage situation.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

Once Upon a Time, ABC, 8/7C

“Dark Waters” (S06E06)

The Simpsons, Fox, 8/7C

 

Pre-empted by Sports.

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

Pre-empted by Sports.

The Walking Dead, AMC, 9/8C

“The Well” (S07E02)

Following a number of familiar faces, the group’s introduced to a new well-established community that seems too good to be true.

Westworld, HBO, 10/9C

“Contrapasso” (S01E04)

A perilous mission awaits Dolores, William and Logan once they arrive in the amoral town of Pariah. Meanwhile, the Man in Black finds an improbable partner in his crusade.

Family Guy, Fox, 9/8C

Pre-empted by Sports.

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

Pre-empted by Sports.

The Strain, FX, 10/9C

“The Fall” (S03E10)

SEASON FINALE  In the third season finale, the Master reveals himself and initiates the end game of the battle. Also: Eph; Fet; Setrakian; and Dutch make a last-ditch effort to defeat the strain.

 

Happy viewing! Until next week in geek…

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