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Sun, October 19

NFL Football

NBC, 8:20 pm ET

Two teams with Super Bowl aspirations come to loggerheads tonight in Denver, where Peyton Manning and the Broncos hope to leave a lasting impression on Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers' pass defense is among the league's stingiest and could pose problems for Manning and his fleet of elite receivers. The Broncos' questionable run defense, meanwhile, will be hard-pressed to stop the Niners' efficient ground game.

NASCAR Racing

ESPN, 2:00 pm ET

With the Eliminator Round looming after today's Geico 500, survival will be on the minds of Chase contenders as they prepare to do battle on Alabama's infamous Talladega Superspeedway. The 2.66-mile tri-oval is known for high speeds and tight racing quarters that can lead to "the big one," multicar pileups that can put an early end to a driver's day and thus dash Cup hopes. Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Matt Kenseth all have run well here.

America's Funniest Home Videos

ABC, 7:00 pm ET
America

Someone call Child Protective Services, now! Among the highlights of tonight's new episode, a pair of truly twisted parents remove the cream filling from an Oreo and replace it with toothpaste to film their kids' reaction. Elsewhere, a man inadvertently presents a cautionary tale about the perils of turning cartwheels in a hotel room with low-hanging ceiling sprinklers, and a little boy is ecstatic after getting his first kiss. Tom Bergeron hosts.

The Simpsons

FOX, 8:00 pm ET
The Simpsons

In the new annual spooktacular "Treehouse of Horror XXV," after Bart reads a set of Aramaic symbols on the underside of his desk, he and Lisa are hurled into a demon-filled alternate universe. In a parody of "A Clockwork Orange," Dum (Homer) wants out of Moe's vicious gang to please his new girlfriend (Marge). Finally, the Simpsons are visited by the cruder versions of themselves from "The Tracey Ullman Show" in a send-up of "The Others." Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner and Nancy Cartwright head the voice cast.

Masterpiece Classic

PBS, 8:00 pm ET
Masterpiece Classic

Management isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when you're working in a tony establishment like "The Paradise." In the new "Episode Four" of Season 2, Denise (Joanna Vanderham) faces her first serious personnel problem. Elsewhere, a desperate Moray (Emun Elliott) sets a Hail Mary plan into action, while Myrtle (Lisa Millett) confronts a big challenge of her own.

The Real Housewives of New Jersey

BRAVO, 8:00 pm ET
The Real Housewives of New Jersey

In "Judgment Day," the season finale, escalating tensions between the two Teresas threatens to derail Dina's swiftly approaching Ladybug Charity event. Elsewhere, Amber loses her hair again, this time for a good cause, while Joe and Melissa break ground on their dream home. After pleading guilty to multiple drug charges, Joe and Teresa Giudice learn their fate in federal court -- and it isn't pretty.

Guy's Grocery Games

FOOD, 8:00 pm ET
Guy

Five is the key word as the chefs are challenged to make a five-star seafood dinner using five ingredients or less in the first round. Next, the chefs play a new lasagna-centric game inspired by an online fan, then the last two chefs still standing try to create their ultimate burger. Troy Johnson, Beau MacMillan and Catherine McCord are the judges in the new episode "Fan-Tastic Food."

Madam Secretary

CBS, 8:01 pm ET
Madam Secretary

When a crafty Elizabeth (Tea Leoni) is called upon to negotiate with Iran regarding their escalating nuclear program, she is determined to do so peacefully instead of following the president's (Keith Carradine) preferred go-to strategy of military intervention. Meanwhile, precocious Jason (Evan Roe) interviews his father (Tim Daly) for a school report in the new episode "Blame Canada." John Finn, Robert Klein and Johanna Day guest star.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

FOX, 8:30 pm ET
Brooklyn Nine-Nine

As their traditional Halloween challenge, Jake (Andy Samberg) bets Capt. Holt (Andre Braugher) that he can steal his wristwatch by midnight. Elsewhere, Terry (Terry Crews) confronts a surly Gina (Chelsea Peretti) about her attitude after she is kicked off her dance team, Floorgasm. Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio and Stephanie Beatriz also star in the new episode "Halloween II."

Family Guy

FOX, 9:00 pm ET
Family Guy

In the new Halloween-themed episode "Baking Bad," Lois and Peter (voices of Alex Borstein, Seth MacFarlane) open a cookie store together, but things get messy when Peter, in search of more dough, comes up with a half-baked scheme to bring in more customers. The voice cast also includes Mila Kunis, Mike Henry, Seth Green and Patrick Warburton.

Masterpiece Mystery!

PBS, 9:00 pm ET
Masterpiece Mystery!

Thirteen years after the first successful arrest of Lewis' (Kevin Whately) career as a detective inspector, the case is reopened for appeal based on dubious forensics in the new episode "Inspector Lewis, Season 7: Beyond Good and Evil." Lewis already fears the worst, but even so he is unprepared for a new string of murders resembling the original killings, with the original weapon. Did he arrest the wrong man? Laurence Fox also stars.

The Good Wife

CBS, 9:00 pm ET
The Good Wife

Elsbeth Tascioni alert! Fan favorite Carrie Preston returns to her Emmy-winning recurring role as the strategically brilliant yet attention-challenged attorney in a new episode called, aptly enough, "Shiny Objects." Alicia and Dean (Julianna Margulies, guest star Taye Diggs) face off against Elsbeth and Rayna Hecht (Jill Hennessy, "Crossing Jordan") as they represent a fired female CEO in a sex discrimination suit against her former company. Jan Maxwell guest stars.

Boardwalk Empire

HBO, 9:00 pm ET
Boardwalk Empire

In the new episode "Friendless Child," Nucky (Steve Buscemi) tries to hold onto his assets in Atlantic City. Willie and Eli (Ben Rosenfield, Shea Whigham) get swept up in Nucky's war with Luciano (Vincent Piazza). Maranzano (Giampiero Judica) meets his fate. Gillian (Gretchen Mol) sends Nucky a letter from the hospital. In 1897, Mabel (Maya Kazan) and Nucky argue over a young runaway from Trenton. John Ellison Conlee also stars.

Halloween Wars

FOOD, 9:00 pm ET

Three remaining teams made up of a pumpkin carver, a cake decorator and a sugar artist vie to create the most epic battle between mummies and werewolves to see who will advance to the $50,000 final battle.

Resurrection

ABC, 9:00 pm ET
Resurrection

In the new episode "Old Scars," Margaret (guest star Michelle Fairley) pushes Lucille (Frances Fisher) to host a dinner celebrating the return of Jacob (Landon Gimenez). What starts out as a vaguely uncomfortable gathering, however, quickly becomes even more tense with the arrival of some unexpected guests that strain family relations to the breaking point. Elsewhere, Rachael (guest star Kathleen Munroe) gets some troubling news about her baby, while Bellamy (Omar Epps) continues his research on the mysterious bones.

Manzo'd With Children

BRAVO, 9:00 pm ET
Manzo

When Albie tells Lauren he wants nothing more to do with her after a major falling-out, Caroline gives them 24 hours to make peace. Al Sr. strikes a deal to market a line of sauces based on Caroline's family recipes, but Caroline worries that her recipes might not be good enough for mass production in the new episode "Brothers & Sisters."

Wedding Planner Mystery

HALLMARK MOVIES, 9:00 pm ET

Carnegie Kincaid (Erica Durance) is a wedding planner and a perfectionist — in both work and romance. When a murder occurs and a bride is kidnapped, Carnegie becomes a suspect. As she struggles to clear her name and her life explodes into a whirlwind mix of danger, mystery and romance, Carnegie realizes that love does not always arrive in a pretty package.

Mulaney

FOX, 9:30 pm ET
Mulaney

In a well-intentioned tribute to his late neighbor, Lapidus, John (John Mulaney) uses some of the dead man's jokes in Lou's (Martin Short) monologue. Then, with his contract with Lou set to expire on Halloween, John goes to ghoulish extremes, including possible grave-robbing, to retrieve more material by the deceased and prove his worth to his boss. Nasim Pedrad, Seaton Smith, Zack Pearlman and Elliott Gould also star in the new episode "Halloween."

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CBS, 10:00 pm ET
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

While examining the evidence after a chemistry teacher's science experiment goes terribly, terribly wrong, Russell (Ted Danson) and the CSI team begin to suspect that some foul play was involved in a new episode called "The Book of Shadows." Marissa Jaret Winokur, Skipp Sudduth and Bella Thorne guest star.

My Five Wives

TLC, 10:00 pm ET
My Five Wives

Self-described progressive polygamists, the Williams family, returns for a new 10-episode season with "Mending a Marriage," which finds Brady arranging a 20th anniversary re-do date in an attempt to repair his relationship with Robyn. Elsewhere, Nonie frets about her difficulty getting pregnant, and three daughters are graduating high school with hopes to move out for college.

Ghost Stalkers

DEST AMERICA, 10:00 pm ET
Ghost Stalkers

Paranormal investigators Chad Lindberg and John E.L. Tenney conduct overnight explorations in America’s most haunted places. The premiere episode finds the pair at the Whispers Estate in Mitchell, Ind., which has had reports of violent hauntings, goat-like demons and bizarre shadow creatures.

Revenge

ABC, 10:01 pm ET
Revenge

The title of tonight's new episode is "Meteor," and certainly the return of the long-believed-dead David Clarke (James Tupper) qualifies as a bolt right out of the blue, even on a show as twist-happy as this one. Needless to say, Emily (Emily VanCamp) is shaken to her core, even more so when she comes to realize her father is not the man she remembers -- and that's sure to be even more true as Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) sinks her claws deeper into him. Josh Bowman and Nick Wechsler also star.

Cutthroat Kitchen

FOOD, 10:30 pm ET
Cutthroat Kitchen

In the new episode "Chip Off the Ol' Baklava," three chefs must rummage through boxes to get their cookware, then one chef nearly goes all to pieces when forced to use only tortilla chips for tools. Finally, the chefs find themselves in a very sticky situation while harvesting ingredients out of a giant pot of honey.

Great Estates Scotland

PBS, 10:30 pm ET

A new episode explores the 70-room Kincardine Castle, which is surrounded by 3,000 acres -- and occupied by only two people, Andrew and Nicky Bradford. Think twice before being jealous, however: In a little over a century, the castle has gone from being nothing worse than an extravagance for its owners to presenting an ongoing struggle for its current occupants to keep afloat.

Mon, October 20

American Dad

TBS, 9:00 pm ET

The 11th season of "American Dad!" finds a new home on TBS. The long-running comedy follows diehard Republican and card-carrying NRA member Stan Smith (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) and his hilariously odd family in Langley Falls, Va. In "Blonde Ambition," Hayley decides she might get more attention if she becomes a blonde, while Steve and Stan search for a new home for the Smiths.

Antiques Roadshow

PBS, 8:00 pm ET
Antiques Roadshow

In the new episode "Jacksonville, Hour Two," host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stuart Whitehurst travel to the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum to get the background on a 17th-century pirate book. Other highlights of the hour include a Babyland Rag topsy-turvy doll, circa 1905; a diamond Art Deco bracelet watch; and Robert E. Lee's map of pivotal battle areas around Richmond, Va.

The Voice

NBC, 8:00 pm ET

If "The Voice" were a hair salon (no, wait, stay with us), the Battles would be the "lather, rinse, repeat" portion of the competition. In the new "The Battles, Part 3," once again the coaches and their music-pro advisors -- Blake Shelton and Little Big Town, Adam Levine and Stevie Nicks, Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys, Gwen Stefani and spousal unit Gavin Rossdale -- collaborate to decide which, if any, contenders cut from other teams should join their own. Carson Daly hosts.

The Originals

CW, 8:00 pm ET
The Originals

Klaus and Elijah (Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies) brace themselves for the worst when they receive a cryptic dinner invitation from their mother, Esther, who still inhabits the body of Cassie (guest star Natalie Dreyfuss). A new witch named Lenore (guest star Sonja Sohn, "The Wire") helps them stay ahead of Esther at first, but things soon take a startling turn. Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) entertains a tempting proposition about her new Hybrid status in the new episode "Every Mother's Son."

Gotham

FOX, 8:00 pm ET
Gotham

In a new episode called "Viper," Gordon and Bullock (Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue) search for the source of a new street drug that causes intense euphoria, then -- oh, bummer! -- death. Elsewhere, Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) insinuates himself more deeply into Maroni's (guest star David Zayas) inner circle, while Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) continues to plot against her nemesis Falcone (John Doman). Kett Turton, Margaret Colin and Jeremy Davidson guest star.

Hungry Games

FOOD, 8:00 pm ET
Hungry Games

Through a series of fun, viewer-focused experiments led by chef/host Richard Blais, this new series reveals what’s going on in your brain when you taste, choose and crave your favorite foods, which could change the way you think about what you eat.

The Millers

CBS, 8:31 pm ET
The Millers

As Season 2 opens, Carol (Margo Martindale) announces she wants her own place, sending Nathan and Debbie (Will Arnett, Jayma Mays) on a frenzied race to find their mom some new digs -- as far as possible from each of them. During the house-hunting, Carol meets and quickly bonds with flamboyant Kip Finkle (new series regular Sean Hayes). In fact, Kip and Carol are instant BFFs. Kip and Nathan? Not so much, in the new "Movin' Out (Carol's Song)."

Mystery Diners

FOOD, 9:00 pm ET
Mystery Diners

The owner of Cookin' With Lenny Smokehouse in Los Angeles has smoke coming out of his ears over suspicions that someone on his staff is using supplies from the Smokehouse to operate a competing catering company. After Lenny asks him for help, Charles sends in Mystery Diners Kiel and Amanda to go undercover and smoke out the facts in a new episode called "Poaching Profits."

Sleepy Hollow

FOX, 9:00 pm ET
Sleepy Hollow

The return of an old girlfriend is often unwelcome, but in Ichabod's (Tom Mison) case, it could be downright lethal. A woman from his past arrives in Sleepy Hollow, undead and aiming to harm anyone who is unlucky enough to cross paths with her. Elsewhere, Katrina (Katia Winter) and Ichabod learn disturbing things about each other's history, while Abbie (Nicole Beharie) has some surprising flirtatious encounters in the new episode "The Weeping Lady."

Scorpion

CBS, 9:00 pm ET
Scorpion

Reaching out to a former colleague (guest star Joshua Leonard, "The Blair Witch Project") may be the team's only hope of stopping a nuclear reactor from melting down completely in the new episode "Plutonium Is Forever." Mixed emotions have to be overcome by the geniuses if they have any hope of saving Los Angeles. Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick, Katharine McPhee and Eddie Kaye Thomas star.

Jane the Virgin

CW, 9:00 pm ET
Jane the Virgin

In the new episode "Chapter Two," Jane's (Gina Rodriguez) world is anything but normal as her mom (Andrea Navedo) keeps pressuring her to sue the doctor who accidentally impregnated her, plus Jane keeps running into Raphael (Justin Baldoni), her baby's biological father. To make matters even worse, Michael (Brett Dier) is so jealous about Jane's shared past with Raphael that he forms an ill-advised alliance with Petra (Yael Grobglas). Jaime Camil and Ivonne Coll also star.

Top Gear: Ambitious But Rubbish

BBCA, 9:00 pm ET

Host Richard Hammond reaches back into the "Top Gear" archives to present more memorable highlights of hilariously misguided stunts and challenges from past episodes, including an attempt to cross the English Channel in homemade amphibious cars and building off-road mobility scooters.

Private Violence

HBO, 9:00 pm ET

This sobering documentary debunks tragic misconceptions about domestic abuse, underscoring the fact that one in four women experience violence in their homes at the hands of a husband or boyfriend, while almost half of women killed in domestic-violence homicides are murdered after they leave, or are in the process of leaving, their abuser.

Starve

SYFY, 9:00 pm ET

Three friends travel to a nearly deserted town in Florida to research an urban legend about feral children, for a graphic novel they are planning. As they interview the few remaining residents, the trio keeps ignoring warnings to flee the area before it's too late. As a result, they find themselves trapped in an abandoned high school and facing a series of mounting horrors in this low-budget 2014 thriller. Bobby Campo, Mariah Bonner and Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis star.

NCIS: Los Angeles

CBS, 9:59 pm ET
NCIS: Los Angeles

Callen (Chris O'Donnell) and his team embark on a desperate citywide search after learning that someone from their past has marked one of them for death in the new episode "The 3rd Choir." Elsewhere, operational psychologist Nate Getz (Peter Cambor, in his recurring role) tries to help Nell (Renee Felice Smith) recover from her trauma. Gerald McRaney, Jurgen Prochnow and John Heard also guest star.

Independent Lens

PBS, 10:00 pm ET
Independent Lens

In China in 2003, twin babies Mia and Alexandra were found in a cardboard box and placed in an orphanage, where authorities separated the infants and concealed their sibling relationship. Two sets of prospective adoptive parents — one from California and the other from Norway — meet during the adoption process and launch an investigation that reveals that the girls are sisters. When the girls are 8, Mia and her family go to Norway to visit Alexandra, and discover that the girls not only look and act alike, but are also unmistakably and inextricably connected to each other.

The Blacklist

NBC, 10:00 pm ET
The Blacklist

Liz (Megan Boone) teams up with Ressler and Cooper (Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix) in their pursuit of an ecoterrorist cell that is searching for a powerful weapon. Meanwhile, Red (James Spader) uses his gifts of manipulation to pursue someone close to his heart. Amir Arison and Mozhan Marno also star in the new episode "The Front."

Tue, October 21

2014 World Series

FOX, 8:00 pm ET

The best-of-seven-game World Series starts tonight at the home park of the American League champion Kansas City Royals, thanks to the AL's 5-3 win in the All-Star Game. The World Series shouldn't creep into November this year, as Game 7, if necessary, is slated for Oct. 29. Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci call the action.

NCIS

CBS, 8:00 pm ET
NCIS

During a Coast Guard and NCIS training exercise at sea, Gibbs and Agent Borin (Mark Harmon, recurring guest star Diane Neal) spot a body in the water that turns out to be the remains of a missing crew member from a ship 60 nautical miles away. Upon boarding that other vessel, Gibbs discovers too late that he's on a ship that has been seized by pirates in the new episode "The San Dominick." Jim Beaver ("Supernatural") also guest stars.

Pretty Little Liars

ABCFAM, 8:00 pm ET
Pretty Little Liars

A new Halloween-themed special episode "We Love You to DeAth" is an ode to viewers that features interviews with stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, who address burning questions from fans. The special also includes other cast and crew members who give the audience a glimpse behind the scenes on the production. There's also a "dearly departed" segment of interviews with former cast members who met a brutal fate on the show.

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

PBS, 8:00 pm ET
Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

A new episode called "The Melting Pot" could add "and pans" to its title, since it features three celebrity chefs. "Top Chef" head judge Tom Colicchio learns the hardships his family endured in Northern Italy, including famine and bandits. Yes, bandits. Chef Ming Tsai, whose family fled Chairman Mao's cultural revolution in China, traces his roots back 2,000 years. Finally, chef Aarón Sánchez learns his Mexican roots include Spaniards, Africans and Native Americans.

The Flash

CW, 8:00 pm ET
The Flash

While pursuing a dangerous new villain known as The Mist (guest star Anthony Carrigan), Barry (Grant Gustin) and his lab colleagues reflect on the death of Ronnie (guest star Robbie Amell, "The Tomorrow People"), Caitlin's (Danielle Panabaker) fiance. Elsewhere, things take a dangerous turn when Joe (Jesse L. Martin) runs into an old adversary while visiting Henry (John Wesley Shipp) in jail. Candice Patton also stars in the new episode "Things You Can't Outrun."

The Real Apes of the Planet

ANIMAL, 8:00 pm ET

This new special takes an intimate look into the lives of the primal ancestors of humans and reveal that contemporary people have more in common with them than some believe. Both humans and apes live in strongly defined communities and are able to solve complex problems -- and both are prone to cheating to get what they want, not to mention occasionally bingeing on the pleasures of life.

NBA Preseason Basketball

TNT, 8:00 pm ET

NBA fans can whet their appetites for the beginning of the regular season next week with this preseason doubleheader that tips off in Miami, where Dwyane Wade and the LeBron-less Heat take on Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. In the nightcap, a pair of elite point guards are on display when Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors welcome in Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers.

Supernatural

CW, 9:00 pm ET
Supernatural

Series star Jensen Ackles directed the new episode "Soul Survivor," which finds Sam (Jared Padelecki) still seeking a way to save Dean (Ackles) from the ravages of the Mark of Cain. Meanwhile, Crowley (Mark Sheppard) realizes that Dean's infernal antics are starting to cause problems in his dark realm, so he reaches out to an improbable ally: Castiel (Misha Collins).

Top Gear

HISTORY, 9:00 pm ET
Top Gear

Spanning some 2,168 miles from Maine to Georgia, the fabled Appalachian Trail takes most people three to six months to hike. In this new episode, Tanner, Rutledge and Adam are challenged to drive a road-based version of all 14 states on the trail in just one day. That's clearly going to take some resourceful planning on their parts.

Hotel Impossible

TRAVEL, 9:00 pm ET
Hotel Impossible

In the new episode "Rotting Woodstock," Anthony Melchiorri travels to Woodstock, N.Y., to help get the historic yet struggling Woodstock Lodge back on its feet. It's hard for Anthony to make much headway with the 35-room facility, however, since its stubborn and resentful owner is in dire need of some attitude renovation.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

ABC, 9:00 pm ET
Marvel

Coulson (Clark Gregg) and his team are confronted with Hydra's beautiful yet deadly security chief Bobbi Morse (Adrianne Palicki) in the new episode "A Hen in the Wolf House." Meanwhile, Skye's (Chloe Bennet) father demands that Raina (Ruth Negga) arrange for him to see his daughter at any cost. B.J. Britt, Henry Simmons, Reed Diamond and Kyle MacLachlan guest star.

True Tori

LIFETIME, 9:00 pm ET
True Tori

After a surprisingly raw Season 1, in which Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott spilled a host of very candid sexual confessions as they struggled to overcome their marital problems, Spelling returns for a new season in which she tries to move on following a devastating life chapter. It remains to be proven just how true this "Tori" is, however. Some skeptics suspected the melodrama of last season was all a bid to attract larger ratings.

NCIS: New Orleans

CBS, 9:00 pm ET
NCIS: New Orleans

While investigating the murder of a chief warrant officer, Pride (Scott Bakula) and his team discover that the victim's wife has been abducted and held for ransom -- which is due in only 22 hours. Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell (recurring "NCIS" player Joe Spano) assists with the case. Rocky Carroll and Gabriel Olds guest star; Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan, CCH Pounder and Rob Kerkovich also star in the new episode "It Happened Last Night."

Makers

PBS, 9:00 pm ET
Makers

A new episode called "Women in War" examines the growing participation of women in combat, from Vietnam to present day, in the roles of nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Among those featured are Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career was sabotaged by a member of the Bush-Cheney administration after she was outed as a high-level spy, and Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle.

Freak Out Special 1

ABCFAM, 9:00 pm ET

Two Halloween specials (concluding tomorrow night) feature unsuspecting "marks" caught on hidden camera as their worst nightmares come to life via elaborate special effects and actors in spooky makeup. In the first hour, a salon patron freaks out when her hair starts to fall out and a guest gets a terrifying shock as a pool party goes terribly, terribly wrong. Elsewhere, a pregnant nail technician's "baby" tries to claw its way out, "Alien-" style, and a dinner party guest is stalked by a psychopath.

Marry Me

NBC, 9:01 pm ET
Marry Me

Annie (Casey Wilson) confesses to her two dads (Dan Bucatinsky, Tim Meadows) that she is feeling crowded and claustrophobic now that she is sharing her apartment with fiance Jake (Ken Marino) in the new episode "Move Me." Elsewhere, thrifty Gil (John Gemberling) finds an all-you-can-eat buffet where he can get a days' worth of meals for a single low price -- as long as he never leaves the eatery. Tymberlee Hill and Sarah Wright Olsen also star.

About a Boy

NBC, 9:30 pm ET
About a Boy

Faced with mounting money problems, Will (David Walton) gives serious thought to selling his pricey house in San Francisco. Before he can move away, however, he's determined to find a new best friend for Marcus (Benjamin Stockham). Later, Sam (guest star Adrianne Palicki) is met with some surprises when she flies out to help Will move. Minnie Driver, Al Madrigal and Annie Mumolo also star in the new episode "About a House for Sale."

Hidden Habitats

BBCA, 9:30 pm ET

The strikingly beautiful new episode "Scottish Highlands" spotlights many examples of the iconic British wildlife that make their home in what is considered to be one of the last truly "wild" places in the United Kingdom. Even so, as narrator Steve Backshall points out, the region has undergone a vast transformation from dense forest to wide open spaces.

Frontline

PBS, 10:00 pm ET
Frontline

The situation in Iraq, and America's role in it, is the topic under consideration in "Losing Iraq." The program explains events there by tracing the country's history since the U.S. invasion in 2003. Government officials and military leaders weigh in with their observations -- not only on what already has happened, but also on what may be yet to come.

Sons of Anarchy

FX, 10:00 pm ET
Sons of Anarchy

Although this new episode is called "Greensleeves," it seems a safe bet that no one will be learning the true meaning of Christmas during the course of events. Actually, the plot basics sound a little like they've been regifted from previous episodes, as we find SAMCRO once again forming an unlikely partnership to undermine a powerful club enemy. Charlie Hunnam and Katey Sagal star.

Chopped

FOOD, 10:00 pm ET
Chopped

For round one of this new episode, the chefs must utilize ramen in a creative way in their appetizer dishes. An "offal surprise" turns up in the entree round, to the amusement of the judges and extreme consternation of the remaining chefs. The final dessert basket contains a New England treat that may prove tricky to combine with the other three ingredients. Amanda Freitag, Marc Murphy and Chris Santos are the judges for "Offal Surprise"; Ted Allen is host.

Kim of Queens

LIFETIME, 10:00 pm ET
Kim of Queens

In the new episode "Kick Some Sash," Kim takes Rayven and Addison to a national pageant in Nashville, Tenn. Things get a little testy when Deb and Hannah enter with a rival pageant coach. Meanwhile, Addison is distracted by the Nashville sights. Lance Bass makes a guest appearance.

Forever

ABC, 10:00 pm ET
Forever

Henry (Ioan Gruffudd) flashes back to his role in two of the most grisly cases of his (very) long medical career when a human heart freshly ripped from a chest is delivered to the homicide division. Later, when a second killing mimics the Black Dahlia murder, Henry and Jo (Lorraine Toussaint) suspect they are dealing with a copycat killer, but soon the squad is tipped to profile a different kind of maniac in the new episode "The Frustrating Thing About Psychopaths."

Resort Rescue

TRAVEL, 10:00 pm ET
Resort Rescue

When Harold Seiff and his wife took over the Almont Hotel in Almont, Colo., 24 years ago, they dreamed of turning the neglected 120-year-old resort into a family legacy. With the fading dream turning into a nightmare, Shane Green finds hotel staff ineffectively promoting the charms of the area and bartenders treating the resort like a personal living room. Worse, Shane discovers the hotel's fate is, quite literally, a matter of life and death for Harold in the new episode "Heart Attack Hotel."

Person of Interest

CBS, 10:01 pm ET
Person of Interest

Alarm bells go off for a suspicious Finch (Michael Emerson) when a deft political pollster's predictions uncharacteristically fail just as the man "coincidentally" becomes the next person of interest. Meanwhile, a direct order from Capt. Moreno sidelines Reese (Jim Caviezel). Kevin Kilner and Jason Ritter guest star in the new episode "Prophets."

Chicago Fire

NBC, 10:01 pm ET
Chicago Fire

In the new episode "The Nuclear Option," Dawson and Mills (Monica Raymund, Charlie Barnett) settle into their new roles at Station 51, while Lt. Casey (Jesse Spencer) copes with the fallout from Christie's (guest star Nicole Forester) impending divorce. Elsewhere, the Molly's crew still can't get the food truck started, and Brett (Kara Kilmer) wavers over whether to leave Chicago. Patrick John Flueger ("Chicago P.D.") guest stars; Taylor Kinney also stars.

Wed, October 22

blackish

ABC, 9:31 pm ET

Rainbow and Dre (Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson) agree that they no longer will spank their children, but when Jack (Miles Brown) disobeys his parents, the kids all wonder whether their folks will reverse that decision in the new episode "Crime and Punishment." Laurence Fishburne also stars.

Nature

PBS, 8:00 pm ET
Nature

An episode called "A Murder of Crows" explores how scientists are trying to change the public perception of crows from spooky harbingers of death to their rightful place among some of the most intelligent animals in the world.

The Middle

ABC, 8:00 pm ET
The Middle

When Frankie (Patricia Heaton) finds a full dining room set selling online for $50, she gives the family's old set to Axl (Charlie McDermott). Elsewhere, Sue's (Eden Sher) delight over the necklace her boyfriend gave her turns to pique when she learns he gave the same gift to his ex, and Brick (Atticus Shaffer) launches a podcast. Neil Flynn also stars in the new episode "The Table."

Arrow

CW, 8:00 pm ET
Arrow

After Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) traces Thea (Willa Holland) to Corto Maltese, Oliver (Stephen Amell) sets off to bring his errant little sister back home to Starling City. He's joined by two friends: Diggle (David Ramsey), who has been dispatched to find a missing field operative (guest star David Cubitt) for Lyla (Audrey Marie Anderson), and Roy (Colton Haynes), who feels responsible for Thea's departure. Meanwhile, Laurel (Katie Cassidy) meets former boxer Ted Grant (J.R. Ramirez) in the new episode "Corto Maltese."

The Mysteries of Laura

NBC, 8:00 pm ET
The Mysteries of Laura

After a luxury designer's promising intern is murdered during New York Fashion Week, the investigation takes Laura and Billy (Debra Messing, Laz Alonso) from the runway to Canal Street and all points in between, turning up suspects ranging from supermodels to peddlers of cheap knockoffs. Meanwhile, Jake (Josh Lucas) reconsiders Max's (Max Jenkins) position at the precinct in the new episode "The Mystery of the Red Runway." Gilles Marini guest stars.

NHL Hockey

NBCSN, 8:00 pm ET

A spirited battle of cross-state and Metropolitan Division rivals should be on tap tonight at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, where Sidney Crosby and the Penguins defend home ice from Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers dominated the season series with the defending division champion Pens last year, winning four of five.

NOVA

PBS, 9:00 pm ET
NOVA

The delightful new episode "Ben Franklin's Balloons" reveals how the first chapter in manned flight began with aeronauts and inventors in 18th-century Paris, where pioneering work in hot-air and gas balloons captured the attention of American ambassador Benjamin Franklin. A descendant of the Montgolfier brothers, inventors of the hot-air balloon, joins a team to build an accurate replica of the terrifyingly fragile paper and canvas craft used in the first manned voyage on Nov. 21, 1783.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

NBC, 9:00 pm ET
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

After a co-ed (guest star Hannah Marks) is reduced to doing online porn to pay for her college tuition, she becomes a target of her fellow students after they discover her erotic website in the new episode "Pornstar's Requiem." When she is called to testify in court, she winds up having to defend herself, even though she isn't the person on trial. Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish, Ice T and Raul Esparza also star; Peter Gallagher and Richard T. Jones guest star.

Ghost Hunters

SYFY, 9:00 pm ET
Ghost Hunters

Syfy's longest unscripted series marks twin milestones -- its 10th anniversary and 200th episode -- in paranormally entertaining fashion by bringing back some familiar faces as the team returns for another visit to what is reputedly one of the most haunted locations in the country: the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, W.V. Fan favorite Grant Wilson and ex-team members Joe Chin and Dustin Pari are back for another nighttime inspection of this former Civil War barracks, madhouse and mental hospital.

Criminal Minds

CBS, 9:00 pm ET
Criminal Minds

After a body is found covered in scratches, the ensuing BAU investigation leads Rossi, Hotchner (Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson) and their team to believe that the person responsible for that death, as well as subsequent murders, has an obsessive skin disorder in a new episode called "The Itch." Shemar Moore, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Matthew Gray Gubler, A.J. Cook and Kirsten Vangsness also star.

Modern Family

ABC, 9:00 pm ET
Modern Family

In the new episode "Won't You Be Our Neighbor," Phil and Claire (Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen) panic when an obnoxious couple (guest stars Steve Zahn and Andrea Anders) looks at the house for sale next door. Jay (Ed O'Neill) forbids Manny (Rico Rodriguez) to see his new girlfriend after learning she is the granddaughter of his biggest business rival. Meanwhile, Cam and Mitchell (Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson) are scared of Lily's (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) teacher (guest star Tyne Daly).

Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles

BRAVO, 9:00 pm ET

In the new episode "Million Dollar Frisking," Josh Altman and his brother Matt submit to a full-body pat-down before meeting with an international prospect who demands they find him the perfect Beverly Hills getaway in only two days. Concurrently, Josh is trying to salvage his relationship with Heather. Josh Flagg is in crisis mode as Edith's health continues to fail, while James and David try to meet Zach Vella's very exacting demands for a Los Angeles residence.

The 100

CW, 9:00 pm ET
The 100

The Season 2 premiere, "The 48," picks up where last spring's finale left off, with Clarke (Eliza Taylor) trying to make sense of her surroundings in the white room, while the fate of Bellamy, Raven and Finn (Bob Morley, Lindsey Morgan, Thomas McDonell) remains unclear. An enemy returns after Octavia and Lincoln's (Marie Avgeropoulos, Ricky Whittle) risky plan is thwarted. Meanwhile, the survivors of the Ark face myriad challenges in their dangerous new world.

Cutthroat Kitchen

FOOD, 9:00 pm ET
Cutthroat Kitchen

Chefs Anne Burrell, Eric Greenspan, Johnny Iuzzini and Damaris Phillips vie against one another while facing sabotages that include a floating prep station, being forced to hold hands with another chef around the kitchen and having their mixing and cooking vessels replaced by lemons in the new episode "Superstar Sabotage: Heat Three." Alton Brown is host.

Inside Paradise

TRAVEL, 9:00 pm ET

In the new episode "All Bets Are Off," as New Year's Eve approaches on St. Martin, Roe, a local liquor distributor, gambles on a large order for a new restaurant. Elsewhere, businesswoman Jennifer branches into offshore business with a 115-foot sailboat that rents for $25,000 a week. A second new episode immediately follows.

Freak Out Special 2

ABCFAM, 9:00 pm ET

In the second of two Halloween-themed hidden-camera specials, a girl drops by to visit a sick patient and discovers the woman is demonically possessed. Actor Jonathan Sadowski ("Young & Hungry") helps execute a prank at a restaurant where a fired waiter exacts supernatural revenge. Later, a guy is understandably creeped out by a woman whose swollen stomach is filled with cockroaches.

Franklin & Bash

TNT, 10:00 pm ET
Franklin & Bash

Peter and Jared (Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer) accompany Infeld (Malcolm McDowell) to Las Vegas, after the latter receives a mysterious invitation to "confront his destiny" in the gambling mecca. The boys try to convince their boss that death isn't imminent, only to land in serious trouble themselves after being arrested for cheating in a casino in the season finale, "Red or Black."

Gator Boys

ANIMAL, 10:00 pm ET
Gator Boys

In the new episode "Road Warriors," Jimmy recruits Ashley to help pull off his road show, with Andy in tow as well. Paul continues to train Caroline on the fine points of gator wrangling, and with everyone else out of town, has to tackle some deadly nuisance alligators with only his newbie for backup.

Chicago PD

NBC, 10:00 pm ET
Chicago PD

The unit springs into action after Voight (Jason Beghe) is viciously attacked and abducted while trying to help Olive (guest star Caroline Neff) in the new episode "An Honest Woman." During the investigation, Ruzek and Atwater (Patrick John Flueger, LaRoyce Hawkins) earn their places on the team by tracking down a very promising lead. Meanwhile, Roman and Burgess (Brian Geraghty, Marina Squerciati) search for a girl who has taken off with a police badge.

American Horror Story: Freak Show

FX, 10:00 pm ET
American Horror Story: Freak Show

Even during a "regular week," this series consistently delivers first-class chills, and tonight's new episode, "Edward Mordrake, Part 1," promises to be even spookier, since it's built around a Halloween theme: The freaks refuse to perform on All Hallows' Eve due to an old carny superstition. Elsewhere, Jimmy (Evan Peters) finds himself falling for a woman who claims to be a fortuneteller, while Ethel (Kathy Bates) receives news that may change her life.

Stalker

CBS, 10:00 pm ET
Stalker

Stalking is always creepy if not terrifying, but a new episode finds Jack and Beth (Dylan McDermott, Maggie Q) in pursuit of a stalker who exploits the worst phobias of his victims. Meanwhile, Beth is unaware that the person a friend has begun seeing has some connections to Beth in "Phobia." Rachel Carpani, Matthew Alan and David Chisum guest star; Mariana Klaveno and Elisabeth Rohm also star.

How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson

PBS, 10:00 pm ET

In the new episode "Glass," Steven Johnson suggests that it was the invention of the mirror that gave rise to the Renaissance, but glass continues to play a major role in countless facets of the contemporary world. Glass lenses reveal worlds within worlds, and glass also is an essential component for communication in the deep ocean.

Thu, October 23

NFL Football

CBS, 8:25 pm ET

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos welcome Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers to Sports Authority Field at Mile High for an AFC West rivalry game on Thursday Night Football.

Web Therapy

SHO, 12:30 am ET
Web Therapy

Fiona's stepfather complains about his new wife; Jerome reports on baby Angus' trust fund; Fiona takes on a new client.

The Biggest Loser

NBC, 8:00 pm ET

An intense pool challenge creates quite a splash for the three teams, who must hold a weighted pulley representing a given percentage of their body fat to keep their trainers from falling into the pool. The first team to fail loses its trainer for the week; the second will have its trainer only at the last-chance workout. Meanwhile, at Comeback Canyon, Bob Harper tries to persuade his two eliminated contestants to work together as a team in the new episode "The Drop."

Grey's Anatomy

ABC, 8:00 pm ET
Grey

Cast members Sara Ramirez and Jessica Capshaw share the spotlight in the new episode "Bend & Break" as their respective characters, Drs. Callie Torres and Arizona Robbins, examine the problems that continue to plague their marriage. At work, Arizona keeps trying to impress Dr. Herman (Geena Davis), while Callie immerses herself in the Veterans' Project. Meanwhile, Richard (James Pickens Jr.) turns to Bailey (Chandra Wilson) for advice.

Bones

FOX, 8:00 pm ET
Bones

The team's investigation into the death of a woman whose body was frozen before being dumped in a swamp leads them to a cryogenic preservation facility in the new episode "The Cold in the Case." Elsewhere, Cam (Tamara Taylor) is nervous to meet Arastoo's (Pej Vahdat) parents, Azita and Armin (guest stars Shohreh Aghdashloo, Braeden Marcott), for the first time, while Booth (David Boreanaz) is up for a promotion that could uproot his family. Emily Deschanel also stars.

The Vampire Diaries

CW, 8:00 pm ET
The Vampire Diaries

Seeking a way back home, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) reluctantly revisits one of his worst days ever. Back at college, Alaric (Matt Davis) tries to help Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) cope with the loss of Bonnie (Kat Graham), while Stefan (Paul Wesley) schools Elena (Nina Dobrev) in the complexities of starting over with a new identity. Tripp (guest star Colin Ferguson) shares a dark secret with Matt (Zach Roerig) in the new episode "Black Hole Sun."

Food Truck Face Off

FOOD, 8:00 pm ET
Food Truck Face Off

In Miami, day one features a tough choice for the judges, followed by manic driving and panic prep. Day two finds the teams facing increased competition in the new episode "Chamow Park Showdown." Steak Shapiro, Alpana Singh and Robyn Almodovar are the judges; Jesse Palmer is host.

Project Runway

LIFETIME, 9:00 pm ET

After long weeks in the workroom that often didn't seem to turn out all that many electrifying pieces, the finalists head back to the Big Apple with their collections to present at New York Fashion Week. Guest judge Emmy Rossum ("Shameless") joins regular judges Zac Posen, Heidi Klum and Meana -- oops, sorry, Nina -- Garcia to deliberate on who will be the winner of Season 13.

Reign

CW, 9:00 pm ET
Reign

Worrying that a religious war may be in the offing, Bash and Lord Conde (Torrance Coombs, Sean Teale) investigate an eerie night attack on a shepherd by shadowy riders. Lola's (Anna Popplewell) illegitimate child with Francis (Toby Regbo) is both a bond and an obstacle to her friendship with Mary (Adelaide Kane). As Leith (Jonathan Keltz) returns to court, Greer (Celina Sinden) resolves to take control of her future in the new episode "The Lamb and the Slaughter."

Gracepoint

FOX, 9:00 pm ET
Gracepoint

At this point in any investigation, detectives like to see their list of likely suspects dwindling, but sadly for Carver and Miller (David Tennant, Anna Gunn), that's hardly the case in the new "Episode Four." They learn that Danny, the victim, had some secrets of his own, suggesting others in the community who may have been involved in the boy's death. Meanwhile, Carver keeps a big personal secret that could affect his ability to finish the case.

Bad Judge

NBC, 9:00 pm ET
Bad Judge

In the new episode "Knife to a Gunfight," Rebecca (Kate Walsh) considers buying a gun after a convict whose case she tried is released, prompting Tedward (Tone Bell) to worry about her safety. The surprising outcome of an ominous incident moves Tom (John Ducey) to push for lighter charges on a mentally unstable criminal. Dan Bakkedahl and Amy Rhodes guest star; Ryan Hansen and Miguel Sandoval also star.

A to Z

NBC, 9:30 pm ET
A to Z

Zelda (Cristin Milioti) is torn over whether to invite Andrew (Ben Feldman) to the funeral of a dear aunt. Andrew, meanwhile, tries to be supportive, but is afraid to ask whether she wants him there. Meanwhile, Stephie and Stu (Lenora Crichlow, Henry Zebrowski) compete for the attention of a musician (guest star Tyler Ward), while Big Bird (Christina Kirk) looks to trim the budgetary fat at the Wallflower office in the new episode "D Is for Debbie."

Monsters Inside Me

ANIMAL, 10:00 pm ET
Monsters Inside Me

A Massachusetts EMT is shattered when a call she responds to is for her son, who is suffering from deadly and inexplicable seizures in the new episode "Menace in My Own Backyard." Elsewhere, a New Jersey tough guy is brought to tears as something starts to rip his insides apart, and a teenage girl is suddenly stricken blind while driving.

Parenthood

NBC, 10:00 pm ET
Parenthood

In the new episode "The Scale of Affection Is Fluid," Max (Max Burkholder) looks for common ground with his new friend, although Kristina (Monica Potter) is afraid her son is setting himself up for heartbreak with this attempted relationship. An unexpected connection leaves Amber (Mae Whitman) smitten. Julia's (Erika Christensen) new love interest runs into Joel (Sam Jaeger) at the family barbecue. Peter Krause, Dax Shepard and Craig T. Nelson also star.

Beat Bobby Flay

FOOD, 10:00 pm ET
Beat Bobby Flay

In the new episode "Orange Is the New Beat," chefs Geoffrey Zakarian of "The Kitchen" and Jeff "The Sandwich King" Mauro are playing the tricks, while culinary instructor James Gillespie and restaurateur Rob Maffucci are serving up the Halloween treats to help prove which of the latter two is up to taking on Bobby Flay. Candice Kumai, Lauren Hirschberg and Frank Prisinzano are the judges for the climactic Halloween trip into the arena.

Project Runway: Threads

LIFETIME, 10:31 pm ET
Project Runway: Threads

From the producers of Project Runway comes this competition series that features talented teen and tween fashion designers hoping to sketch and sew their way to a grand prize of $10,000 to be used in-store or online at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, plus a scholarship to the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles and a top-of-the-line sewing and embroidery studio.

Fri, October 24

Constantine

NBC, 10:00 pm ET

Matt Ryan plays John Constantine in this new drama based on the comic book series Hellblazer from DC Comics. A seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult, Constantine decides, with his soul already damned to hell, to abandon his campaign against evil — until a series of events thrusts him back into the fray, working to protect the innocent.

Last Man Standing

ABC, 8:00 pm ET
Last Man Standing

As Halloween approaches, Boyd's (Flynn Morrison) costume of choice -- a lump of coal -- only serves to stoke Vanessa's (Nancy Travis) awareness that her job as a geologist may be hurting the environment. Meanwhile, Mike and Chuck (Tim Allen, Jonathan Adams) chew over the merits of a local ballot measure that would merge their upscale neighborhood high school with one in the inner city, in the new episode "School Merger."

On the Menu

TNT, 8:00 pm ET
On the Menu

In TNT’s fourth episode of the only cooking competition show that gives viewers the chance to taste the winning dish after every episode, a group of passionate home cooks creates a new signature dish for Planet Hollywood.

Great Performances

PBS, 9:00 pm ET
Great Performances

The new episode "Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek" finds the 88-year-old crooner and the flamboyant "Mother Monster" performing selections from their new album of jazz standards drawn from the great American songbook. This program was recorded during a special concert at New York's Rose Theater, home base of "Jazz From Lincoln Center."

America's Next Top Model

CW, 9:00 pm ET

In the new episode "The Girl With the Bloodcurdling Scream," an eliminated model rejoins the competition following an online vote by fans. In a Halloween-based challenge, models who are able to maintain their cool in a pitch-black former slaughterhouse that has a very gruesome history could win a special treat. At a fashion show to raise AIDS awareness, Tyra Banks acts as makeup artist to the models, who don a variety of ornate gloves.

Hawaii Five-0

CBS, 9:00 pm ET
Hawaii Five-0

A new episode called "Ho'oilina" (which is Hawaiian for "legacy") opens on the fourth anniversary of the death of McGarrett's (Alex O'Loughlin) father, John (recurring guest star William Sadler), as a woman helps McGarrett revisit an important part of his dad's legacy: the last unsolved case John was working on just before he died. Greg Ellis and Mirrah Foulkes guest star; Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park also star.

Mysteries at the Museum

TRAVEL, 9:00 pm ET
Mysteries at the Museum

History explorer Don Wildman examines a badge that inspired a precocious teenager to tackle a potentially dangerous nuclear experiment, along with a chess set used in an incomparable match of Cold War wits. Finally, Don displays eerie animal specimens that once spread deathly fears across the American Southwest, in the new episode "Radioactive Boy Scout, Match of the Century, Four Corners Outbreak."

Tanked

ANIMAL, 9:00 pm ET
Tanked

In a new episode, drag queen Frank Marino, a spokesman for the Las Vegas bedding store Holy Sheets, wants Wayde and Brett to create an over-the-top bed tank that will make customers want to "sleep with the fishes," but an electrical nightmare may cause problems. Later, Brett gets distracted looking for buried pirate treasure as they are supposed to build a tank for a pirate ship in Perdido Key, Fla.

Grimm

NBC, 9:00 pm ET
Grimm

Season 4 opens with the new episode "Thanks for the Memories," which finds Nick (David Giuntoli) struggling to accept his new reality -- he's no longer a Grimm -- in the aftermath of Rosalee and Monroe's (Bree Turner, Silas Weir Mitchell) wedding. Trubel (guest star Jacqueline Toboni) faces the consequences of the heinous murder she committed as a new threat comes to Portland, stealing its victims' memories and leaving them demented. Alexis Denisof guest stars.

Deal With It

TBS, 9:00 pm ET
Deal With It

From executive producer Howie Mandel, Deal With It is a hidden-camera game show in which everyday people are secretly dared to pull a prank on their unwitting companion with no time to prepare. The tasks usually involve the contestant doing something incredibly embarrassing or insulting in public to the prank victim. The contestant must obey all instructions given to them through an earpiece by host Theo Von and his celebrity guest, who are hiding in a secret control room nearby. Every level the contestant completes, they win more money, and if they complete all five tasks, they win $5,000 on the spot. Von says he’s amazed what contestants will do for a buck.

Evermoor

DISNEY, 9:00 pm ET

In the conclusion of this spooky Halloween special, Tara (Naomi Sequeira) and her stepbrother, Seb (George Sear), realize they're going to have to solve the mystery of the ancient, future-predicting tapestry before the terrifying Esmerelda Dwyer (Sharon Morgan) carries out her goal of destroying their new home and family.

Killing Bigfoot

DEST AMERICA, 9:00 pm ET

This new unscripted special follows Bobby Hamilton and Jim Lansdale, founders of the Gulf Coast Bigfoot Research Organization (GCBRO) as they lead a team of commandos determined to find and kill a Bigfoot, to alert the public to the reality of these creatures. If that sounds like a grudge match, it is: Hamilton says he was attacked by a Sasquatch as a child. The hunt begins when the duo gets a call from a woman who reports a rogue creature is attacking her animals.

Art in the Twenty-First Century

PBS, 10:00 pm ET
Art in the Twenty-First Century

Leonardo Drew, Thomas Hirschhorn and Graciela Iturbide use their practices as tools for personal and intellectual discovery, documenting and producing new realities in the process, in the new episode "Investigation." The hour examines the question of whether acts of exploration and engagement can become works of art in themselves.

Edge of Alaska

DISCOVERY, 10:00 pm ET

Welcome to McCarthy, Alaska, population 42. Once a flourishing Gold Rush center that was the state's own "Sin City," this remote Old West town -- situated 100 miles from the nearest law enforcement -- is now populated largely by eccentrics, each pursuing his own quirky dream. As this new unscripted series reveals, however, McCarthy is divided between those who want to restore its former character and others who want to drag it into the modern age.

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways

HBO, 11:00 pm ET
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways

Washington, D.C., may be a transient town where few are born and raised, but the capital city is the home of Starland Vocal Band, Marvin Gaye, Duke Ellington, Chuck Brown, Nils Lofgren, Henry Rollins, Fugazi and Trouble Funk. The music style go-go has remained a local craze since originating in Washington back in the 1970s. Dave Grohl explores the genre with Brown, widely regarded as the godfather of go-go.

Sat, October 25

College Football

ABC, 8:00 pm ET

The Penn State Nittany Lions (4-2) look to end a two-game skid when they face the No. 13 Ohio State Buckeyes in a Big Ten encounter.

Trisha's Southern Kitchen

FOOD, 10:30 am ET
Trisha

Ree Drummond visits Trisha in the kitchen for a new episode called "Blue Plate Special," which finds the two old friends sharing their favorite things about Oklahoma and cherished childhood memories, while whipping up such classic diner comfort food as chicken-fried steak, spinach with bacon and onions, baked macaroni and cheese, all topped off with a chocolate pie.

Austin City Limits

PBS, 8:00 pm ET

Probably best known as the leader of the band Wilco, songwriter Jeff Tweedy performs with his son, Spencer, in his spinoff band with members of the group Lucius in the new episode "Tweedy." The group performs numbers from their recent release "Sukierae."

My Cat From Hell

ANIMAL, 8:00 pm ET
My Cat From Hell

In the new episode "Godzilla Attacks," Mudgie has a shattered pelvis and suffers impaired movement, and Godzilla, who is deaf, attacks her on a regular basis, probably because the two cannot successfully communicate. If Jackson can't find a way to establish peace, Godzilla may be heading back to the animal shelter. Elsewhere, longtime roommates Eric and Dustin may have to part because of Eric's feline Sweet Pea's peeing all over their house.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

HBO, 8:00 pm ET

Logan Lerman ("The Perks of Being a Wallflower") reprises the title part as the young descendant of Greek mythology's Poseidon in this 2013 fantasy-adventure, which sends Percy and his friends to a sea ruled by a legion of zombies. The heroes' mission is to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece, but they may not survive to do so. Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson also return, and notable cast additions include Stanley Tucci and Nathan Fillion ("Castle").

The Pirate Fairy

DISNEY, 8:00 pm ET

In this animated 2014 feature, Tinker Bell (voice of Mae Whitman) and her friends go in search of a wayward fairy (voice of Christina Hendricks, "Mad Men") who fled Pixie Hollow and joined up with a band of scheming pirates led by the future Captain Hook (voice of Tom Hiddleston, "Thor"). The voice cast also includes Megan Hilty, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symone and Pamela Adlon.

High School Possession

LIFETIME, 8:00 pm ET

Lauren, a high school newspaper editor, becomes fascinated with demonic possession after witnessing a preacher and a church youth group perform an exorcism on a troubled classmate. When the girl seems to benefit from the treatment, Lauren begins to think her out-of-control best friend Chloe might be likewise possessed. Unfortunately, she soon discovers the church group may not have Chloe's best interests at heart. Jennifer Stone, Janel Parrish, Ione Skye and Kelly Hu star.

Ghost Adventures

TRAVEL, 9:00 pm ET
Ghost Adventures

A new episode called "Island of the Dolls" takes Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin to Xochimoco, Mexico, where the team finds -- near the city's dark and creepy canals -- one of the world's scariest tourist attractions: Isla de las Munecas ("isle of the dolls"), which is also home to a very eerie mystery.

Transporter: The Series

TNT, 9:00 pm ET

In the new episode "Hot Ice," Frank (Chris Vance), in Toronto, is tasked with breaking into a high-security bank vault to retrieve a package containing a data stick that holds extremely sensitive information that could implicate a senior official in the African blood diamond trade. In the process, however, he is attacked by a hit squad, then locked away while a security officer (Katheryn Winnick, "Vikings") falsely accuses him of killing a colleague.

Buying Alaska

DEST AMERICA, 9:00 pm ET
Buying Alaska

The new episode "Tundra Town" finds former Arizona natives Eric and Kendra in the process of relocating from their previous home in the desert near Phoenix to Delta Junction, located on the tundra of Alaska. The couple faces a major adjustment under the best of circumstances, so they're desperately hoping to find a new place here in a remote part of the last frontier that really feels like home.

The Good Witch's Wonder

HALLMARK, 9:00 pm ET

Catherine Bell returns to her role as Cassie Nightingale in the seventh film of the "Good Witch" film series, which finds Cassie rushing to plan her stepson's (Matthew Knight) wedding, while also heading a silent auction fundraiser at the request of the new mayor (Catherine Disher). When several auction items go missing, Cassie worries the culprit may be a new employee (Rachel Wilson) at her bookstore. Chris Potter and Hannah Endicott-Douglas also star.

Railroad Alaska

DEST AMERICA, 10:00 pm ET
Railroad Alaska

This new unscripted series follows a determined and resourceful crew of railroaders as they brave bone-chilling temperatures to defy Mother Nature by keeping the trains running no matter what. In "Bear Attack," the series premiere, the freight crew struggles to make a delivery to a salvage crew that is stranded in the wilderness. Later, Jim James returns from town with a surprise for his wife.

Animation Domination High-Def

FOX, 11:00 pm ET

Mary Mack and Josh Miller head the voice cast in four episodes of "Golan the Insatiable." "A Pox on Your Pox" finds Golan's escape plans complicated by Dylan's chicken pox. In "Dylan Crushes Reading," Golan vows to help teach Dylan to read instead of mooning over a boy. Golan tells everyone he's in a relationship with the Tooth Fairy in "Escape to Tooth Mountain." Finally, the family ditches Golan for a family funeral in "Deer Uncle Gerald."

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