What’s On TV Tonight – Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017What’s On TV Tonight – Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
TV tonight includes the premieres of The Middle, Fresh Off the Boat, Black-ish, The Mayor, and Kevin (Probably) Saves the World. What’s On TV Tonight – Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

   

8:00 Lethal Weapon (FOX) – “Dancing in September”
Riggs and Murtaugh respond to the death of a plastic surgeon, drawing them into a case involving an illegal drug ring run out of a wellness clinic. Things heat up when Palmer from the DEA and Riggs compete to solve the case first. Meanwhile, Trish and Murtaugh face the emotional challenges of sending their first son, RJ, off to college.

8:00 The Middle (ABC) – “Vive La Hecks”Final Season
Season premiere. Axl returns home from his summer trip to Europe, sporting a man-bun and embracing a new, chill European outlook on life. Mike just wants him to clean up and look for a job, but Frankie thinks Axl will do this on his own and asks Mike to give him a little breathing room. Meanwhile, because Sue worked the entire summer at Spudsy’s and missed out on having any fun, she decides to cram in a whole summer of fun in two days before going back to college; Brick makes the decision to break up with Cindy because he doesn’t want to be tied down in a relationship when he’s about to embark on the revelry of his “big sophomore year”; and Frankie desperately tries to come up with an item for a time capsule that’s being buried under the Orson cow that will make the town remember the Hecks when it’s opened in 100 years.

8:00 NCIS (CBS) – “Twofer”
NCIS is called in to investigate when the body of a missing Navy Lieutenant who disappeared a year and a half ago is located by a cemetery grounds crew while they are relocating caskets on the property. Also, Gibbs and McGee must pass a psych evaluation with Doctor Grace Confalone before officially resuming all work responsibilities.

8:30 Fresh Off the Boat (ABC) – “B as in Best Friends”
Season premiere. Still homeless, the Huangs move in with Honey and Marvin. Jessica’s dreams come true when she gets a chance to compete on Wheel of Fortune during Best Friends Week with Honey. Eddie starts high school and is still on the outs with his pals but finds unexpected sympathy from Nicole. Michael Bolton offers to step in at the restaurant to give Louis more time with his family, but does he have an ulterior motive? 

9:00 Black-ish (ABC) – “Juneteenth”
Season premiere. The Johnsons go to Jack and Diane’s school play about Columbus Day, and Dre is dismayed by the historically inaccurate way that the holiday is portrayed. He feels like there aren’t enough black holidays, so he enlists Aloe Blacc at work to help him create a catchy song to raise awareness for a holiday worth celebrating, Juneteenth.

9:00 Bull (CBS) – “Already Gone”
Bull impulsively agrees to have Benny represent Adam Harris, a young man charged with murder for helping his terminally ill girlfriend end her life, a decision which clashes with Benny’s religious beliefs.

9:00 If Loving You is Wrong (OWN) – “In Distress”
Lushion goes to the aid of Kelly as she is wrongfully accused of a serious crime.

9:00 The Mick (FOX) – “The Friend”
Mickey’s relationship with Alba is tested when Greenwich divorcee Trish hits rock bottom and becomes the perfect new friend for Mickey. When Mickey sends Jimmy over to help Trish with some home repairs, she begins to question just how casual her relationship with him really is. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Ben take a shot at Chip’s ego.

9:00 This Is Us (NBC) – “A Manny-Splendored Thing”
The entire Pearson family visits Kevin on set in Los Angeles for a “Manny” taping. Jack confronts his demons in the wake of his fight with Rebecca.

9:30 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX) – “The Big House Pt. 2”
When the warden asks Jake to investigate Romero’s drug smuggling operation, Jake and Caleb find themselves caught between the loyalty Jake has sworn to both of them. Meanwhile, Amy is offered a deal by a local mobster who claims he can prove that Hawkins is guilty, but Holt and the rest of the gang think they have a safer plan.

9:30 The Mayor (ABC) – “Pilot”
Series premiere. Young rapper Courtney Rose needs his big break. For years he’s toiled away in a small inner-city apartment, making music in his junk-filled bedroom closet. Tired of waiting for opportunity to knock, Courtney cooks up the publicity stunt of the century – running for mayor of his California hometown, Fort Grey, to generate buzz for his music career. But his master plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: an election victory. 

10:00 American Horror Story: Cult (FX) – “Holes”
Episode 5 of American Horror Story: Cult.

10:00 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (ABC) – “Pilot”
Series premiere. Kevin Finn is not a good person. He’s not terrible, but he’s selfish and clueless, and values material wealth and status over all else. And he’s beginning to realize that those things aren’t making him happy – in fact, he’s fairly miserable. Just when things seem to be at their worst, he finds himself tasked with an unbelievable mission: saving the world. 

10:00 NCIS: New Orleans (CBS) – “The Asset”
Pride and his team join forces with FBI Director Isler after a Russian operative, who’s in the states to provide intelligence on sleeper agents, disappears after his Navy escort is murdered. Also, Tammy partners with former sleeper agent Eva Azarova to locate the missing operative who Eva has known since childhood.

10:00 Queen Sugar (OWN) – “Yet Do I Marvel”
Midseason premiere. Darla reaches out to her family to share her engagement news and Violet’s condition worsens. Nova’s Zika story causes concern in the community and Micah finally comes to terms with his emotions. Plus, Charley receives an unexpected visit from her mother.

10:00 Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC) – “Episode 2”
Seemingly innocuous comments Lyle previously made about his parents come back to haunt him when detectives Zoeller and Linehan begin to interview the brothers’ friends and acquaintances. Erik, overcome by guilt, makes a shocking confession to his psychologist, Dr. Jerome Oziel. Having overheard a therapy session with Lyle and Erik, Oziel’s mentally unhinged mistress Judalon Smyth goes to the police with a pivotal tip after Oziel tries to cut ties with her to protect his family. As attorney Leslie Abramson learns more about the Menendez family dynamics, she makes a move to represent the brothers. 

Shilo Adams

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