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Wednesday, Nov. 7
Pop TV, 10pm
From the U.K. comes this dark show about female friendships, ambition and betrayal. Holly (Synnove Karlsen) and Georgia (Aisling Franciosi, The Fall) are best friends who are introduced to an elite group of girls and hired as interns for a powerful corporation. Soon an underbelly of seduction and violence emerges, with deadly consequences.
— Pop (@PopTV) November 7, 2018
NBCSN, beginning at 7:30pm Live
NBCSN’s Wednesday Night Hockey doubleheader has Sidney Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins visiting Alex Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals, followed by the Nashville Predators at the Colorado Avalanche.
The Goldbergs: “Bohemian Rap City”
Adam’s (Sean Giambrone) obsession with toys is cause for concern for Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) and Murray (Jeff Garlin), and they try to distract him with a new hobby. The Dropouts decide to audition for Star Search, but egos threaten the band’s future.
Riverdale: “Chapter Thirty-Nine: The Midnight Club”
The CW, 8pm
Guest Star Alert!
The soapy thriller’s younger cast pulls double duty tonight as stars KJ Apa (Archie), Lili Reinhart (Betty), Camila Mendes (Veronica) and others appear as their Riverdale folks’ teen selves. “We learn how the parents all became friends at Riverdale High and how they became the people they are in the present,” explains showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa of the Breakfast Club-inspired hour, which also features a guest appearance by original Brat Packer Anthony Michael Hall as their former principal.
ESPN, beginning at 8pm Live
ESPN’s Wednesday night NBA doubleheader opens with Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers visiting Victor Oladipo and the Indiana Pacers. In the second game, LeBron James and the L.A. Lakers host Taj Gibson and the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Chicago Med: “The Poison Inside Us”
The hospital is forced to evacuate when a toxic chemical is brought into the E.D., leaving patients and the staff in grave danger. Stuck in an elevator, Drs. Charles (Oliver Platt) and Manning (Torrey DeVitto) are forced to take drastic measures with a pregnant woman. Goodwin (S. Epatha Merkerson) is tasked with making difficult choices, and Dr. Rhodes (Colin Donnell) discovers a secret that Dr. Bekker (Norma Kuhling) has been holding from him.
Modern Family: “Did the Chicken Cross the Road?”
When Cam (Eric Stonestreet) forgets the words to his favorite country song, he blames Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and decides he needs to reconnect with his roots and get a chicken. Alex (Ariel Winter) is up for a prestigious government job that requires a family interview, causing everyone to overcompensate and jeopardize her chances.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Everyone’s favorite Jersey girls are back and better than ever for Season 9, featuring returning regulars Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Dolores Catania and Margaret Josephs along with new housewives Jennifer Aydin and Jackie Goldschneider and the returning Danielle Staub. Shocking revelations lead to shifting alliances, causing old-school rules of friendship and family to be pushed to the limit.
SEAL Team: “Hold What You Got”
In the new episode “Hold What You Got,” Bravo Team partners with the Mexican Marines to hunt the head of one of the most powerful and lethal drug cartels in Mexico.
All American: “Lose Yourself”
The CW, 9pm
While riding the wave of a winning streak, Spencer (Daniel Ezra) becomes seduced by the Beverly Hills good life, leading to an unexpected adventure with Asher (Cody Christian). Meanwhile, Coop (Bre-Z) is also being seduced by a new way of life — gang life.
Chicago Fire: “What Will Define You”
Severide (Taylor Kinney) faces some major adversity, and Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) is on a mission to help in any way she can. Following a car accident rescue involving a teenage girl and her young sister, a suspicious Brett (Kara Killmer) has an unsettling feeling there is more to the story than what appears on the surface.
NOVA: “Last B-24”
Join the investigation of the wreckage of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 Liberator bomber that crashed off the coast of Croatia in 1944, entombing three occupants. See a team of archaeologists work to recover the fallen airmen and identify their remains.
Single Parents: “They Call Me DOCTOR Biscuits!”
When Graham (Tyler Wladis) and Rory (Devin Trey Campbell) are cast in their school’s production of Grease, Poppy (Kimrie Lewis) and Angie (Leighton Meester) get involved and try to appeal to the drama teacher, Dr. Biscuits (Rhys Darby). Will (Taran Killam) is not ready to tell Sophie (Marlow Barkley) that he’s seeing Dr. Dewan (Hannah Simone).
A Million Little Things: “i dare you”
After discovering she might not know Rome (Romany Malco) like she thought she did, Regina (Christina Marie Moses) is put in charge of making important decisions for him. Gary (James Roday) tries to convince Maggie (Allison Miller) he will be there for her no matter what, and Katherine (Grace Park) discovers she has a new admirer.
Storage Wars: “The Jenny, the Baker, the Prosthetics Maker”
It’s Brandi’s birthday, so naturally, Jarrod brings her to an auction in Menifee, Calif. Darrell tries to find another “All Ten” locker. Mary brings in her pal from Texas to put her California counterpoints in their place.
Criminal Minds: “Luke”
Series star Joe Mantegna directed the new episode “Luke,” in which the BAU investigates four murders in Bethesda, Md., that have a connection to Luke’s (Adam Rodriguez) past.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: “Mac Finds His Pride”
The gang wraps up its “Sunny the 13th” season with the finale “Mac Finds His Pride,” in which Frank (Danny DeVito) tries to recruit Mac (Rob McElhenney) for the gang’s gay pride parade float. It’s Always Sunny has been picked up for a 14th season.
Chicago P.D.: “Trigger”
Intelligence suspects the leader of a local mosque is behind the bombing of an Army recruitment station. After a second explosion, Voight (Jason Beghe) urges Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) to follow the facts and not let his time in the service cloud his judgment.
Thursday, Nov. 8
Days of Our Lives
It’s the 53rd anniversary of Days, and there’s more than one reason to celebrate! Marlena and John (Deidre Hall and Drake Hogestyn) are getting remarried! But will they actually make it to “I do” this time? Let’s not forget the pair’s last ceremony, in August, was interrupted when the bride-to-be took a bullet to the chest. The course of true love never did run smooth … especially on soaps.
College Football: Wake Forest at NC State
ESPN, 7:30pm Live
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons collide with the NC State Wolfpack in an ACC matchup at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C.
Grey’s Anatomy: “Anybody Have a Map?”
While Catherine (Debbie Allen) is in Los Angeles getting the new foundation ready, she summons Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) and Koracick (Greg Germann) to visit for a highly confidential consult. Back in Seattle, one of the nurses is 28 weeks pregnant and collapses at the hospital while talking to Richard (James Pickens Jr.).
We Are Not Done Yet
This documentary follows U.S. veterans and active-duty service members from varied backgrounds who come together at the USO Warrior and Family Center in Bethesda, Md., for a workshop led by poet Seema Reza and Community Building Art Works. The workshop strives to help soldiers use the written word to share their fears, vulnerabilities and victories as a tool to combat their traumatic military pasts. The event culminates with the live performance of a collaborative poem at Lansburgh Theatre in Washington, D.C., under the direction of actor Jeffrey Wright (HBO’s Westworld).
Superstore: “Maternity Leave”
Amy (America Ferrera) faces a nightmare day at work when she learns she doesn’t have maternity leave — a day made worse by Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and Mateo’s (Nico Santos) campaign to change her baby’s name. Meanwhile, Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) take on hiring the new seasonal help.
TNT, beginning at 8pm Live
A star-powered NBA doubleheader on TNT features the Houston Rockets in Oklahoma City to face the Thunder. In the second game, the Milwaukee Bucks head to the Bay Area to take on the Golden State Warriors.
NFL Football: Carolina at Pittsburgh
FOX & NFL Network, 8:20pm Live
Week 10’s Thursday Night Football clash has Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers visiting Heinz Field to take on Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Good Place: “The Worst Possible Use of Free Will”
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) recalls some forgotten events from her past.
Mom: “Puzzle Club and a Closet Party”
In the new episode “Puzzle Club and a Closet Party,” Christy (Anna Faris) and Wendy (Beth Hall) help Jill (Jaime Pressly) clean out her closet, which turns into a bigger job than they expected.
Legacies: “We’re Being Punked, Pedro”
The CW, 9pm
As punishment for breaking the rules, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell), Lizzie (Jenny Boyd), Josie (Kaylee Bryant) and MG (Quincy Fouse) are forced to participate in a community service project in the Mystic Falls town square. Landon (Aria Shahghasemi) and Rafael’s (Peyton Alex Smith) attempt at a life on the road takes a dangerous turn when they become unsuspecting targets.
Baroness Von Sketch Show
Season 3 of the all-female sketch series debuts tonight with back-to-back episodes. The remaining episodes of the 10-episode season will air weekly, with programs airing two at a time. Performed and written by Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen, the acclaimed comedy has also been renewed for Season 4, to debut next year.
Will & Grace: “Kid ’n Play”
Guest Star Alert!
Will (Eric McCormack) discovers that Noah (guest star David Schwimmer) has a child he hasn’t told Grace (Debra Messing) about, but Will is now sworn to secrecy. Karen (Megan Mullally) and Jack’s (Sean Hayes) relationship is tested when she fires him from the play she’s producing and replaces him with Jon Cryer (guest-starring as himself).
Murphy Brown: “A Lifetime of Achievement”
Guest Star Alert!
Well, hello, Bette! More than 20 years after Bette Midler played Caprice Feldman, the last of Murphy Brown’s (Candice Bergen) 93 woeful secretaries, the Divine Miss M returns as the entitled society widow. “In Murphy’s mind, she was the worst assistant ever,” says creator Diane English. “So it’s almost like she’s having PTSD when she hears Caprice’s voice.”
I Feel Bad: “I Miss Important Moments”
After missing her baby’s first steps, Emet (Sarayu Blue) vows not to miss any other important moments. But when a huge, career-making presentation at work comes up at the same time as Lily’s (Lily Rose Silver) dance competition, Emet scrambles to pull off both.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: “Hell’s Kitchen”
A waitress from a trendy New York restaurant is sexually assaulted at an after-hours VIP party. Chicago Fire star Monica Raymund directed the episode.
Friday, Nov. 9
This German-language crime drama is set in Berlin’s club scene and stars Jannis Niewöhner (Berlin Station) as a young, drug-using, sex-addicted club promoter, whose connections within the seedy club scene become of interest to police investigators trying to bring down an organ-trafficking ring. Karoline Herfurth (You Are Wanted), Christian Berkel (Inglourious Basterds), Alexander Fehling (Labyrinth of Lies) and Kostja Ullmann (My Blind Date With Life) also star.
Little Big Awesome
Catch new adventures of Gluko, a shape-shifting pink bouncy jelly blob, and Lennon, Gluko’s beanie-wearing BFF. The cheerful animated series also incorporates various forms of mixed media, including puppets, 2D animation and live action.
Michael Dorman returns as John Tavner, a melancholy intelligence officer who works out his issues by writing folks songs. In Season 2, Tavner finds himself without his bag of 11 million euros and no closer to the goal of influencing Iran’s presidential election, so his father (Terry O’Quinn) orders a more extreme measure: the assassination of the pro-nuclear candidate in a heavily guarded Paris compound. Season 2 also stars Debra Winger, Michael Chernus, Aliette Opheim, Kurtwood Smith and Kathleen Munroe.
This week’s installment of the series about folks who think they have ties to Russian royalty centers on a reporter in Mexico.
Medal of Honor
This docuseries celebrates eight recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor, the military’s highest award for valor — bestowed upon fewer than 3,600 Americans since President Abraham Lincoln signed it into law in 1861. Archival footage and commentary from historians help highlight the experiences of the men chronicled in this series, whose battlegrounds ranged from Europe during World War II and the 38th Parallel during the Korean War to Laos during the deadliest year of the Vietnam War and the rugged mountains of Afghanistan.
Chris Pine reunites with his Hell or High Water director David Mackenzie for this untold, true story about Robert the Bruce (Pine), who transforms from defeated nobleman to outlaw hero during the oppressive occupation of medieval Scotland by Edward I of England (Stephen Dillane). Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh and Billy Howle also star.
This unscripted series offers a deeply personal glimpse into the journeys of nine young L.A.-based musicians as they follow their dreams. Each episode sheds light on their creative processes and personal struggles, interspersing cinéma vérité documentary footage with music videos featuring original songs.
College Basketball: Armed Forces Classic: Arkansas vs. Texas
ESPN, 7pm Live
The Armed Forces Classic college basketball game has the Texas Longhorns going up against the Arkansas Razorbacks at the U.S. Army’s Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Started in 2012 as a way to honor military personnel and veterans at Armed Forces installations around the globe, the game takes place on the U.S. mainland for the first time.
Fresh Off the Boat: “Mo’ Chinese Mo’ Problems”
Jessica and Louis are thrilled beyond belief when they discover that a Chinese family — Elaine (Ming-Na Wen), Julius (Reggie Lee) and their son, Horace (Jimmy O. Yang) — has moved into the neighborhood.
Blindspot: “Naughty Monkey Kicks at Tree”
A blast from Rich DotCom’s (Ennis Esmer) past sends the FBI team after a deadly terrorist plot.
MacGyver: “Scavengers + Hard Drive + Dragonfly”
MacGyver (Lucas Till) and the team are sent to a Ghana landfill to recover a hard drive containing a mysterious file in the new episode “Scavengers + Hard Drive + Dragonfly.”
Forget ALOHA shirts, flip-flops and swimwear. For its landmark 200th episode, the police procedural goes retro with double-breasted suits, vintage gowns and stylish fedoras when an unsolved case transports the gang to 1940s Hawaii … via a dream sequence! “It’s definitely a departure episode,” says Alex O’Loughlin, a.k.a. Det. Steve McGarrett, who “stumbles upon an old case his grandfather was obsessed with.” McGarrett begins to look into the matter, and when he falls asleep, he dreams he is his grandfather and tries to crack the cold case — a murder with a young woman’s disappearance at the center.
Hell’s Kitchen: “Hot Potato”
Gordon Ramsay introduces the chefs to a worldwide celebrity — Mr. Potato Head — and challenges them to create dishes using potato as the key ingredient.
Midnight, Texas: “To Witch Hell and Back”
Fiji (Parisa Fitz-Henley) and Manfred (François Arnaud) try to get to the bottom of who or what is trying to kill Bobo (Dylan Bruce). A guilt-ridden Rev (Yul Vazquez) struggles with the weight of his past. Joe (Jason Lewis) embraces his new “night job,” unbeknownst to his husband.
Great Performances: “The Sound of Music”
Enjoy a new U.K. production of the long-running hit that garnered the Best Musical Tony in 1960. The Sound of Music is the inspiring true story of the von Trapp Family Singers’ escape from Austria during the rise of Nazism.
Z Nation: “Limbo”
Warren (Kellita Smith) and the others are reunited with Addy (Anastasia Baranova) in “Limbo,” an underground casino run by Murphy (Keith Allan) and his Blends that shelters Talkers on the run from Altura Militia.
Blue Bloods: “By Hook or by Crook”
Guest Star Alert!
Lou Diamond Phillips and Christine Ebersole guest-star in the new episode “By Hook or by Crook.” Things get personal for Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) when drug cartel hitman and arsonist Luis Delgado (Phillips) resurfaces.
Van Helsing: “Like Suicide”
Vanessa (Kelly Overton) has a final showdown with the Second Elder in San Francisco. In Denver, Flesh (Vincent Gale), Doc (Rukiya Bernard), Julius (Aleks Paunovic) and Jolene (Caroline Cave) learn that even in a Safe-Zone, life isn’t easy.
Mark and Jay Duplass’ twisted anthology series returns. Each episode is set in the same room of a typical American motel and follows the stories of the characters who pass through it. The episodes, which range from comedy to horror to thriller, feature stars including Mahershala Ali, Judy Greer, Brian Tyree Henry, Natalie Morales, Michael Shannon, Rainn Wilson and Charlyne Yi.
Saturday, Nov. 10
The Pioneer Woman: “Ask Me Anything: Thanksgiving”
Food Network, 10am
Today, we are grateful for Ree Drummond, whose Thanksgiving episode is all about answering questions. She dishes on everything from which cocktail pairs well with the bird to her top holiday dessert (pumpkin tiramisu — mmmm).
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A “Sesame Street” Special
Guest Star Alert!
Amanda Seyfried and Blake Lively guest-star in this special episode, where a mysterious wish machine with a magical pickle inside appears on Sesame Street and starts granting wishes. Before long, the gang learn they need to be careful what they wish for — especially when they find out the pickle will only grant one wish per customer! Abby Cadabby teams up with her favorite storybook detective — brought to life by a wish, of course — to solve the mystery of what’s going on in the neighborhood.
College Football: Florida State at Notre Dame
NBC, 7:30pm Live
Notre Dame Stadium hosts this primetime meeting between the Florida State Seminoles and the Fighting Irish on NBC.
It’s Christmas, Eve
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Multiplatinum singer LeAnn Rimes makes her Hallmark Channel debut as Eve, an interim school superintendent whose necessary cost-cutting measures threaten the music department of her childhood school. The two-time Grammy winner also serves as an executive producer on the project and is proud to highlight the love of a blended family, and the importance of music in the schools. She shares, “Academically, kids do so much better when music and art are in the schools.” Rimes has also written and will perform three original songs for the film.