Happy Halloween!

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 31

Supergirl, CW, 8/7C

“Survivors” (S02E04)

While investigating the murder of an unregistered alien, Kara and Alex find an alien fight club run by Roulette; Hank tries to get to know M’Gann better; Supergirl begins to train Mon-El.

Gotham, Fox, 8/7C

“Mad City: Red Queen” (S03E07)

When Jim Gordon makes contact with a substance in the hand of Mad Hatter, he’s led on a psychedelic trip in which he must face his past, present and future; Penguin has a difficult time with Nygma’s new relationship.

Lucifer, Fox, 9/8C

“Monster” (S02E06)

During an investigation, a self-destructive Lucifer clashes with Chloe, leading her to team up with Dan; Charlotte and Amenadiel bond; Trixie goes trick-or-treating with Maze.

People of Earth, TBS, 9/8C

“Pilot” (S01E01)

SERIES PREMIERE  Things get weird for journalist Ozzie Graham after a suspicious car accident sends him searching for answers at StarCrossed, a support group dealing with alien experiences.

Scorpion, CBS, 10/9C

“Bat Poop Crazy” (S03E06)

Team Scorpion explores a deep cave system in an effort to prevent a bat population from harming the North American ecosystem; the team dons Halloween costumes for Walter’s impending immigration inspection.

Timeless, NBC, 10/9C

“The Alamo” (S01E05)

Flynn returns to the pivotal event in the war over Texas, and the team finds itself stranded inside the Alamo, with no hope of being rescued.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

The Flash, CW, 8/7C

“Monster” (S03E05)

Caitlin visits her mother, a renowned biomedical researcher, to see if she can help with her growing meta-human powers. But her mom treats her like a test subject, which results in a major confrontation. Meanwhile, a mysterious new meta-human attacks Central City, and Barry tries to convince Julian to let him assist on the case.

No Tomorrow, CW, 9/8C

“No Regrets” (S01E05)

Evie tries to make amends with a former friend and Xavier realizes he needs to confess his true feelings to Evie.

Scream Queens, Fox, 9/8C

“Chanel Pour Homme-icide” (S02E05)

The frightful events of Halloween force Dean Munsch to notify authorities of murders at the Institute, which leads to a surprising influx of new patients. Meanwhile,Chanel is tired of doing dirty work, so she concocts a plan that entails recruiting new patients to join the Chanels. Later, Zayday and Chanel #5 visit a person with ties to the hospital’s past; and a new patient’s problems have the staff going a bit mad.

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

“The Good Samaritan” (S04E04)

Robbie’s back story is revealed as Coulson and his team fight for their lives.

Aftermath, Syfy, 10/9C

“Madame Sosostris” (S01E06)

The family splits up, with Josh leading his group to a nearby university in hopes of finding a seemingly prophetic professor. Meanwhile, Karen and her group set out to replenish their supplies at a summer camp.

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

“Siblings” (S04E06)

The Wright brothers get help building an airplane from their sister; the Kopp sisters seek justice in northern New Jersey; the Fox sisters make headlines in Spiritualism circles in the 19th century.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

Blindspot, NBC, 8/7C

“Do Not Slack, the Featherweight Wins” (S02E08)

Jane and Weller vanish while working undercover, so the team try to locate their whereabouts by questioning two criminals who have beneficial info. Elsewhere, someone who has a vendetta against the team resurfaces.

Arrow, CW, 8/7C

“Human Target” (S05E05)

Oliver turns to old friend Christopher Chance, aka the Human Target, for help when Tobias Church captures and tortures one of Oliver’s new recruits. Meanwhile, Felicity’s worlds collide when Det. Malone joins the ACU.

Frequency, CW, 9/8C

“Seven Three” (S01E05)

Frank and Raimy uncover clues from the past to help solve a present-day murder case, triggering Raimy’s memories of her first day with the NYPD. Meanwhile, Raimy learns more about Stan, causing friction between her and Satch; and Frank grows jealous, as he attempts to give Julie space.

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

“Chapter 8” (S06E08)

Stan Against Evil, IFC, 10/9C

“Dig Me Up, Dig Me Down” (S01E01); “Know, Know, Know Your Goat” (S01E02)

SERIES PREMIERE A disgraced small-town sheriff teams with his replacement to battle demons. And later, the ex-lawman’s daughter brings home a goat that is really an ancient hircine demon.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, CW, 8/7C

“Abominations” (S02E04)

The Legends discover a time aberration in 1863 and must fight for survival during the Civil War with Confederate soldiers who have been turned into zombies. With the Civil War outcome hanging in the balance, Jax participates in a daring mission by going to a slave plantation with Amaya. Meanwhile, Sara begins to feel the burden of the decisions she has to make as the leader; and Ray struggles to find his purpose on the team.

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

“… Someone Like Me as a Member” (S01E09)

Michael faces a challenge when he tries to resolve an unprecedented situation. In addition, Chidi makes a connection, to Eleanor’s chagrin, and a different side of Janet emerges.

Supernatural, CW, 9/8C

“American Nightmare” (S12E04)

Sam and Dean investigate a case that leads them to a devout religious family who live off the grid. The brothers realize that the parents are hiding a huge secret that could destroy them all. Meanwhile, Dean struggles to accept Mary’s latest decision.

Falling Water, USA, 10/9C

“Castles Made of Sand” (S01E04)

Burton’s controlled façade crumbles; Taka and Sabine find an unexpected intimacy; and Tess seeks solace with a dying ex-lover.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

MacGyver, CBS, 8/7C

“Can Opener” (S01E07)

MacGyver goes undercover as a prison inmate in a maximum security prison to help a notorious drug kingpin escape so he can track him to his cartel’s secret location.

The Vampire Diaries, CBS, 8/7C

“You Decided That I Was Worth Saving” (S08E03)

Enzo continues to fight the control over him; Bonnie is forced to make a heart-wrenching decision involving two of the most important people in her life; Alaric researches a mysterious artifact that may help bring Damon and Enzo back; Damon’s downward spiral leads him to Tyler Lockwood who tries to talk some sense into him before it’s too late.

The Exorcist, Fox, 9/8C

“Chapter Six: Star of the Morning” (S01E06)

Casey’s story goes public, causing a media frenzy for the Rance family and throwing Father Tomas into the spotlight. Elsewhere: Father Bennett attends a papal planning event and Marcus scours the city’s underbelly for answers.

Z Nation, Syfy, 9/8C

“Election Day” (S03E08)

Doc and Addy run into some old “friends” after hitting the road on a mission to find Lucy.

Van Helsing, Syfy, 10/9C

“Little Thing” (S01E08)

Axel leads the surviving members of the group to his old military base, which he hopes to use for shelter, but arrives to find it abandoned and in disrepair. In need of a safe refuge with vampires closing in all around them, the decision is made to go underground. Meanwhile, Mohamad navigates hostile territory while trying to catch up to Vanessa.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

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

RERUN  “Return to the Spider-Verse” (S04E16)

Spider-Man and Kid Arachnid travel to alternate dimensions in order to gather the shards from the broken Siege Perilous.

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

“Imperial Supercommandos” (S03E07)

Having lost contact with the Protectors of Concord Dawn, Sabine, Ezra and Fenn Rau investigate but find the base has been taken over by Imperial Mandalorians.

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

“Rogue Wall Enthusiasts” (S01E03)
Farah and Dirk unearth a big clue after searching through Patrick Spring’s past. Elsewhere: Tood learns he has no safe harbor after trying to go to the police and Amanda encounters a looming presence.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

Once Upon a Time, ABC, 8/7C

“Heartless” (S06E07)

The Simpsons, Fox, 8/7C

Pre-empted.

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

Pre-empted.

The Walking Dead, AMC, 9/8C

“The Cell” (S07E03)

A completely new group of survivors living in an impressive community that seems to have it all, but for a price, is introduced.

Westworld, HBO, 10/9C

“The Adversary” (S01E05)

Lutz is charmed by Maeve; Elsie discovers evidence that could point to sabotage; the Man in Black and Teddy clash with a garrison.

Family Guy, Fox, 9/8C

Pre-empted.

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

Pre-empted.

Happy viewing! Until next week in geek…

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