What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
TV tonight includes the return of Queen Sugar, as well as new episodes of Liar, Channel Zero, Empire, American Housewife, SEAL Team, and more. What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 4th, 2017


8:00 The Blacklist (NBC) – “Greyson Blaise”
Liz and the Task Force join Red on an international adventure in pursuit of a billionaire who moonlights as a high end art thief. Meanwhile, Dembe chases a lead and Tom seeks outside help in identifying the remains in the suitcase.

8:00 Empire (FOX) – “Full Circle”
With Leah still insisting that he is a monster, Lucious sneaks away in hopes of finding out what type of person he was before the explosion. Cookie panics that Lucious has gone missing on Claudia’s watch, until she realizes he found his way to Uncle Eddie, a music icon who has since become family to the Lyons. Meanwhile, with Anika still behind bars, Hakeem and Tiana grow more comfortable as a family, and Becky makes a rash decision regarding Jamal’s new song.

8:00 The Goldbergs (ABC) – “Hogan is My Grandfather” Photos
Adam is assigned a term paper on a great person in history, and he decides to make a movie about his grandfather but finds all of Pop’s war stories mundane. Pops takes matters into his own hands and decides to tell more exciting stories based on an old television series. Meanwhile, Erica returns home to confront Beverly for over-mothering her. Murray insists Beverly teach Erica and Barry basic life skills, but she worries Erica and Barry will be too independent.

8:00 Mr. Mercedes (Audience) – “Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream”
Jerome and Holly tell Hodges their concerns about the Mercedes Killer. Tensions continue to escalate between Brady and Robi. As details about the investigation emerge, Hodges, Pete, and Izzy close in on their suspect.

8:30 Speechless (ABC) – “F-I– FIRST S-E– SECOND F– FIRST DAY”
When Maya encourages the parents of the new special needs kids at Lafayette High to demand full-time aides, the school administrators tell her anything the new students get will spell losses for her beloved JJ. Meanwhile, Dylan develops a hooky habit, unprepared as she is to return to the same school for a second year; JJ pushes Kenneth toward romance with his teacher; and Jimmy endeavors to enjoy a long-awaited uninterrupted shower.

9:00 Law & Order: SVU (NBC) – “Mood”
The bizarre details of a woman’s rape put the SVU at odds when Rollins (Kelli Giddish) and Carisi (Peter Scanavino) think her story is fabricated. Meanwhile, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) goes on the offensive when her personal life is scrutinized. 

9:00 Modern Family (ABC) – “The Long Goodbye”
Phil and Claire realize that Alex may be more self-sufficient in college than they give her credit for when they drop in for a quick visit. Meanwhile, Manny is determined to avoid a long tearful goodbye after Gloria and Jay move him into his college dorm. Finally, Mitch may have accidentally accelerated a planned renovation, and Hayley gets an unexpected opportunity when she befriends a wealthy female member at the country club.

9:00 SEAL Team (CBS) – “Other Lives”
While on an evidence-collecting mission in Syria, Jason and the SEAL Team find innocent civilians in desperate need of rescue just as enemy forces close in on them. Also, while on the mission, the team debates whether or not to tell Ray that his wife has gone into labor.

9:00 Star (FOX) – “Insecure”
The girls receive a rude awakening when the fierce new label head, Ayanna, demands they re-brand their image in order to have a shot at competing with the label’s other talented artists. A disgruntled Star chooses to take matters into her own hands, causing tensions between her and Carlotta to escalate. Meanwhile, Alex, Simone and Cotton all struggle with adjusting to some major life changes.

9:30 American Housewife (ABC) – “Boar-Dain”
Despite pressure from Oliver, Greg and her rival, Tara, Katie insists she’s going to plan the Spring Gala her way. After Oliver is emasculated by his ex-girlfriend, Greg attempts to teach Oliver how to “man up” by throwing a successful barbeque.

10:00 Channel Zero (Syfy) – “Beware the Cannibals”
Margot flees The Father with the help of Jules, Seth and JT. Meanwhile, Dylan attempts to deprogram Lacey and Jules falls deeper under the spell of a sinister influence.

10:00 Chicago PD (NBC) – “The Thing about Heroes”
After a van explodes during a Chicago street festival, a Muslim patrol officer Frank Toma (guest star Ben Youcef) goes missing and evidence quickly piles up pointing to his involvement. Burgess (Marina Squerciati) – who helped train Toma – is desperate to prove his innocence, even if that means going against her superiors. 

10:00 Criminal Minds (CBS) – “To a Better Place”
The BAU investigates three similar crimes in which victims’ remains are discovered in old suitcases.

10:00 Designated Survivor (ABC) – “Sting of the Tail”
FBI Agent Hannah Wells finally closes in on Patrick Lloyd, but when the president decides to take action during the White House Correspondents Dinner, members of the Homeland Security Council threaten to derail their plans.

10:00 Liar (SundanceTV) – “Episode 2”
Andrew Earlham tries to push the situation with Laura Nielson to the back of his mind until a phone call from his son Luke forces him to confront the accusations made against him. Laura takes matters into her own hands, but her less-than-legal tactics threaten to expose her.

10:00 Queen Sugar (OWN) – “Drums at Dusk”
Midseason premiere. An unexpected encounter creates issues between Ralph Angel and Darla. Meanwhile, the presence of Charley’s mother Lorna gives rise to old tensions in the family, and Violet finally sees a doctor about her recurring symptoms.

10:00 You’re the Worst (FXX) – “There’s Always a Back Door”
Edgar takes Jimmy on a “man date” in an effort to emotionally bond with him while Gretchen discovers some startling news about the new guy she’s seeing. Lindsay attempts to make friends at work.

11:00 Baroness von Sketch Show (IFC) – “Taco and a Hair Flip”
An explanation of the cottage rules; the importance of punctuation.

11:00 Rosehaven (SundanceTV) – “Episode 3”
Emma heavily photoshops pictures of a property the night before viewings which does not go down well with Daniel.

11:35 Rosehaven (SundanceTV) – “Episode 4”
Emma convinces Daniel to confront bully Bruce and get his childhood cubby house back after it has been overrun.


Shilo Adams

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