What’s On TV Tonight – Thursday, October 5th, 2017 What’s On TV Tonight – Thursday, October 5th, 2017
TV tonight includes the premieres of Van Helsing, Scandal, and Ghost Wars, as well as new episodes of Will & Grace and Grey's Anatomy. What’s On TV Tonight – Thursday, October 5th, 2017


8:00 Gotham (FOX) – “A Dark Knight: They Who Hide Behind Masks”
Gordon takes matters into his own hands when he travels to Miami in attempts to persuade Carmine Falcone for his help in the fight against Penguin. There, he meets Carmine’s daughter, Sofia, who unexpectedly follows Gordon back to Gotham. The battle for Penguin’s prized weaponry continues during auction night at the Iceberg Lounge and Bruce’s presence puts him on Penguin’s radar.

8:00 Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) – “Go Big or Go Home”
Harper Avery arrives at Grey Sloan, putting Bailey on edge. A familiar face from Meredith’s past returns as a patient, and Amelia tries to manage a secret.

8:00 Superstore (NBC) – “Brett is Dead”
Amy worries that Dina may be struggling with anxiety while Jonah tries to find out more about Garrett’s past. Meanwhile, Mateo and Cheyenne avoid work by convincing Glenn that they were close with Brett. 

8:30 The Good Place (NBC) – “Team Cockroach”
Michael approaches things from a new angle. Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason struggle to make a collective decision.

9:00 Scandal (ABC) – “Watch Me”
Season premiere. One hundred days into Mellie’s presidency, Olivia Pope is proving she can run the world; but to avoid an international incident, she may have to make her toughest call yet. Meanwhile, Quinn Perkins & Associates struggle to find their first client. 

9:00 Van Helsing (Syfy) – “Began Again”
Season premiere. Vanessa and Mohamad search for Dylan as Dmitri’s citadel crumbles around them. Flesh acquires an unexpected ally in one of the Resistance Fighters. Taka clashes with the Vampire Elite.

9:00 Will & Grace (NBC) – “Who’s Your Daddy”
Will and Jack try to date younger guys but find it challenging. Grace and Karen experience a crisis that reveals Grace’s true feelings about Karen.

9:00 The Orville (FOX) – “Pria”
After the crew saves a stranded ship and its attractive captain, Ed becomes smitten with the Orville’s new guest, while Kelly suspects all is not what it seems. Meanwhile, Gordon attempts to teach Isaac the art of pulling off a practical joke.

9:30 Great News (NBC) – “Squad Feud”
Diana sets Katie off on a mission to take the job at the station that she wants, but when Katie tries to be executive producer for the day, she soon realizes that Greg has it much harder than she realized. Meanwhile, Carol uses Greg and Katie’s workplace competition as an opportunity to push the two of them together. After Diana insults Portia on a women-in-business panel, Portia declares a “squad feud” that forces their two very different worlds together. 

10:00 Better Things (FX) – “Sick”
Sam is sick.

10:00 Chicago Fire (NBC) – “Ignite on Contact”
After learning the school fire wasn’t an accident, Chief Boden turns up the pressure on Severide and Casey to investigate the cause of the fire that trapped his wife. Fueled by a competitive bet against Firehouse 87, Mouch pushes all of the wrong buttons in his need to win the competitive challenge known as the firefighter muster. Meanwhile, as Kidd settles into her new living arrangement, her unresolved feelings prompt her to question the intentions of newcomer Hope. 

10:00 Ghost Wars (Syfy) – “Death’s Door”
Series premiere. Just as troubled medium Roman Mercer prepares to leave the one-horse town of Port Moore, an earthquake strikes the Alaskan island and awakens a supernatural force hell-bent on destruction.

10:00 How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) – “I’m Not Her”
While Annalise reconnects with an important client from her past, she continues to struggle to move forward in her personal life. Meanwhile, the “Keating 4” find it difficult to move past their tarnished reputations; and in a flash-forward, details to a tragic crime begin to unfold.

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

Shilo Adams

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