What’s On TV Tonight – Monday, October 9th, 2017What’s On TV Tonight – Monday, October 9th, 2017
TV tonight includes the premieres of Supergirl and Valor, as well as new episodes of The Gifted, The Good Doctor, and Scorpion. What’s On TV Tonight – Monday, October 9th, 2017

   

8:00 The Big Bang Theory (CBS) – “The Relaxation Integration”
As Sheldon stresses about picking a wedding date, Amy tries to convince him he has a more laid-back side. Also, Koothrappali and Stuart compete to win the heart of Bernadette’s new coworker, Ruchi.

8:00 Lucifer (FOX) – “The One with the Baby Carrot”Photos
After Lucifer removes his wings yet again, Linda becomes concerned that he is too focused on tracking down the Sinnerman and neglecting his own well-being. Tensions continue to rise between Lucifer and Chloe, but they realize they must put their differences aside to solve a case in which Lucifer takes a sudden interest. Once Detective Pierce’s past is revealed though, everyone realizes that the Sinnerman is much more dangerous than they thought.

8:00 Supergirl (The CW) – “Girl of Steel”Photos
Season premiere. Kara deals with the loss of Mon-El by focusing all her energy on being Supergirl and the mysterious new threat against National City. Alex confesses a secret to Maggie about their impending nuptials. A citizen of National City has a mysterious connection to Kara, and Lena makes a bold move. 

8:30 9JKL (CBS) – “Relationship Guy”
Josh’s mission to have his first successful one night stand is derailed when his date, Lily, bonds with his parents the following morning. Also, Andrew is surprised to learn that Eve intended for him to be a one night stand.

9:00 Family Time (Bounce TV) – “Social Media Dad”
Tony uses social media to shame the kids while Lisa finds herself in a sister tug-of-war.

9:00 The Gifted (FOX) – “rX”Photos
After exerting her powers beyond their limits, Blink goes into a state of shock, forcing Caitlin and Eclipse to go on a mission to find a special serum that will help her to recover. Meanwhile, Reed faces some difficult choices when it comes to helping his family, and Polaris runs into some trouble.

9:00 Kevin Can Wait (CBS) – “Kevin Goes Nuts”
After Vanessa suggests that Sara has a secret boyfriend, Kevin goes undercover to find out the truth. Also, Jack desperately searches for an illness he can claim as his own after the “cool” kids with peanut allergies learn he’s been lying about sharing their malady.

9:00 Valor (The CW) – “Pilot”
Series premiere. An elite unit of U.S. Army helicopter pilots called the Shadow Raiders is sent on a top secret mission to Somalia, a mission that goes terribly awry. Only two members of the team return safely: Warrant Officer Nora Madani, one of the unit’s first female helicopter pilots, and her commanding officer, Captain Leland Gallo, while the whereabouts of their comrade Jimmy Kam are unknown. Now back in the U.S., Nora and Gallo are the only ones who know the truth about what really went wrong in Somalia. Nora’s boyfriend, First Lieutenant Ian Porter, suspects she’s not telling him the full story, and Jess Kam, Jimmy’s wife and Nora’s friend, is frustrated and furious at being kept in the dark. Meanwhile, Thea, the enigmatic CIA officer charged with investigating the failed mission, has her own suspicions about what occurred. With Nora still recovering from a gunshot wound she suffered during the mission, the commander of the Shadow Raiders, Col. Robert Haskins, grounds her from flying. But when it’s discovered that Jimmy is alive and being held captive by a group of ruthless terrorists, Nora is determined to join Gallo back in the cockpit to rescue their friend. As preparation and training intensify, Nora and Gallo grow closer, and soon find themselves torn between duty, honor and desire as they wonder who they can trust, and whether the secrets they’re hiding will help save Jimmy… or put them all in terrible danger. 

9:30 Grown Folks (Bounce TV) – “If Mama Ain’t Happy”
Jillian’s mother, Etta Mae, comes to town for a visit as James and Brenda are dealing with their own unwanted visitor – their unemployed and homeless son, Byron.

9:30 Me, Myself & I (CBS) – “The Card”
Young Alex gives away his most prized possession, a signed Michael Jordan rookie card, in an attempt to impress his crush, Nori. Also, mid-life Alex struggles to find the money to take his daughter, Abby, on a glamping trip with her friends, and older Alex tries to make plans for his birthday so he doesn’t have to spend it alone.

10:00 The Halcyon (Ovation) – “Episode 2”
Lady Hamilton and Garland go to war, but this may be the least of his troubles. Freddie must face up to his responsibilities while Emma and Betsey hit the town.

10:00 Scorpion (CBS) – “Grow a Deer, a Female Deer”
When poachers almost kill a pregnant endangered deer, Team Scorpion recreates the animal’s womb to try to save it and its baby’s life. Also, Happy and Toby discuss the future of their family.

10:00 The Brave (NBC) – “The Greater Good”
After receiving intel that a serious player in dealing international arms, Ranier Boothe, will be visiting Caborca, Mexico, Patricia makes a controversial decision that could lead to a big break through. With Dalton’s team on the ground, they must find a weak link in Boothe’s men in order to carry out the mission. Meanwhile, Noah learns about Hannah’s complicated past in the field.

10:00 The Good Doctor (ABC) – “Oliver”
Dr. Neil Melendez and Dr. Jared Unger discover their patient isn’t being completely honest with them which may cost him his chance at a life-saving surgery. Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Browne must learn to communicate with Dr. Shaun Murphy as they race back to St. Bonaventure Hospital with a donated organ. 

Shilo Adams

Shilo Adams is a contributor to KSiteTV who has written for the likes of TVOvermind, ScreenFad, and TVHackr. You can e-mail him at sda2107@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter @sda0918.