What’s On TV Tonight – Thursday, October 12th, 2017What’s On TV Tonight – Thursday, October 12th, 2017
TV tonight includes the premieres of Arrow and Supernatural, as well as new episodes of Grey's Anatomy, The Orville, and Will & Grace. What’s On TV Tonight – Thursday, October 12th, 2017

   

8:00 Gotham (FOX) – “A Dark Knight: The Demon’s Head”Photos
Bruce Wayne puts the lives of Gotham Natural History Museum historian Niles Winthrop and his grandson, Alex, in danger in an attempt to uncover the meaning behind his prized knife from the auction. Meanwhile, Ra’s Al Ghul proves he’ll take deadly measures to achieve what he wants. Also, with Sofia Falcone in town, she is on a mission to win back Gotham from Penguin.

8:00 Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) – “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head”
Amelia confronts a difficult situation, while Meredith deals with the fallout from her conversation with Nathan. Maggie finds herself at an awkward family dinner, Jackson receives big news, and Richard and Bailey search for the stars of tomorrow.

8:00 Supernatural (The CW) – “Lost and Found”Photos
Season premiere. Season 13 begins exactly where we left off, with Sam and Dean left to pick up the pieces after the loss of their mother, the demise of Crowley and the heartbreaking death of Castiel. The birth of Jack leaves the Winchester brothers with differing opinions on how to deal with a Nephilim. After being dragged into the breach, Mary must learn to survive Lucifer and an apocalyptic world. 

8:00 Superstore (NBC) – “Part-Time Hires”
When Amy’s daughter gets a job at Cloud 9, Amy turns to Jonah for advice on how to balance her parenting. Meanwhile, Garrett and Dina argue over who broke up with whom and Cheyenne tries to convince Mateo that the cute construction worker might just be flirting with him for store perks.

8:30 The Good Place (NBC) – “Existential Crisis”
Tahani throws a dinner party to impress. Eleanor and Jason both have to lend a hand when things don’t go as planned. 

9:00 Arrow (The CW) – “Fallout”Photos
Season premiere. Oliver deals with the fallout of the explosion on the island. 

9:00 Scandal (ABC) – “Pressing the Flesh”
President Mellie Grant hosts a state dinner for President Rashad of Bashran in a first step toward peace in the Middle East, and in case Mellie’s charm alone doesn’t work, Olivia secretly puts Jake to work so that they are armed with a back-up plan. Meanwhile, the team at Quinn Perkins & Associates attends the party in hopes to gain more high-profile clientele.

9:00 Van Helsing (Syfy) – “In Redemption”
Vanessa fights to get her daughter out of the citadel. Dmitri and Antanasia hatch a plot to stop Vanessa. Mohamad risks his life to save Vanessa and Dylan.

9:00 Will & Grace (NBC) – “Emergency Contact”
Grace is shocked to find that the emergency contact called by her doctor’s office is ex-husband Leo, not Will. Jack takes on a new job he never expected to love. Karen befriends a 12-year-old girl in the Bronx, despite her best efforts.

9:00 The Orville (FOX) – “Krill”
After the Orville crew defeats a Krill attack on a brand-new colony, the Union sends Ed and Gordon on a dangerous undercover mission to infiltrate a Krill ship and obtain a copy of the Krill bible, the “Anhkana,” to better understand the enemy.

9:30 Great News (NBC) – “Honeypot!”
Diana has been promoted again, this time to the head of the corporation that owns MMN, but before she leaves she finds herself embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal. This leaves Katie unsure who to believe – her mentor or her friends in the office. Carol becomes head intern and struggles to prove to the other interns, and herself, that she deserves the job. 

10:00 Better Things (FX) – “Phil”
Sam is forced to look at some stuff.

10:00 Chicago Fire (NBC) – “An Even Bigger Surprise”
Lt. Casey gets off on the wrong foot with Sam Mullins, a temporary Chief who is filling in for Boden at House 51 for the morning. When Casey later makes a risky move in an attempt to save a distraught man from jumping off a building, Mullins has a surprise that Casey does not expect. Mouch flies in Cruz’s brother Leon as a birthday surprise, but the rest of the squad struggles to keep it a secret. Meanwhile, Brett is caught off guard when she learns new information about her hometown friend Hope.

10:00 Ghost Wars (Syfy) – “The Ghost in the Machine”
Charming and roguish smuggler Billy sails into Port Moore to find his hometown still disturbed by recent events. As he moves to distribute his latest shipment, his beloved boat and only escape is overtaken by a presence of his past.

10:00 How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) – “It’s For the Greater Good”
Annalise takes on a case for the greater good and quickly realizes the stakes are much higher than she originally thought. Meanwhile, Laurel asks Michaela to help get information regarding Wes’ death and Connor makes a major life decision that is not supported by the group. In a flash-forward, a surprising confrontation during the night of the crime is revealed.

10:00 Nathan for You (Comedy Central) – “Andy vs Uber”
Nathan teams up with a struggling taxi driver to take down Uber.

11:30 The Comedy Get Down (BET) – “N-Words with Friends”
Series premiere. The premiere of the scripted comedy series about what really happens behind the scenes of a massive stand-up comedy tour featuring legendary comics George Lopez, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and Eddie Griffin.

Shilo Adams

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