8:00 Empire (FOX) – “The Lady Doth Protest”
Production comes to a halt on Empire’s 20-For-20 when Calvin and Porsha, feeling overworked by their new producer, Eddie Barker, call for a strike, leaving Cookie to find a solution to the issue. In an attempt to prove that he can still be the man he was before the explosion, Lucious arranges a deal on Hakeem’s behalf, not knowing the repercussions that could follow. Meanwhile, love is in the air for Jamal and Andre, who each express their feelings for their significant others, not knowing the secrets that are being kept from them.
8:00 The Goldbergs (ABC) – “The Circle of Driving Again”
It’s a complete disaster when Murray takes Adam out for a driving lesson and they learn something new about Pops in the process. Meanwhile, Erica has a hard time making friends at her school and turns down a toga party invitation. When Barry arrives for a weekend visit, he quickly thrives on the social scene, easily making friends, unlike his sister. But a little pep talk by Barry helps Erica finally enjoy college.
8:00 Hot Date (Pop) – “Matchmaking”
Murph and Emily set out to prove their matchmaking skills and get the recognition they deserve; teenage Kyle helps his mother navigate the modern dating scene; Kiki and Hannah teach Jeremy the right way to look for love—by using apps.
8:00 Riverdale (The CW) – “Chapter Twenty: Tales from the Darkside” – Photos
Riverdale remains on edge after a chilling letter from the Black Hood challenges the town’s residents to remain sinless for 48 hours – or he’ll strike again. Meanwhile, Jughead and Archie’s friendship gets tested after Penny Peabody unexpectedly calls in a favor that Jughead owes her. Elsewhere, Betty and Veronica team up to investigate someone who Betty thinks could be the Black Hood killer. Finally, things take an unexpected turn for Josie when a secret admirer takes things one step too far.
8:30 Speechless (ABC) – “B-I– BIKINI U-N– UNIVERSITY”
JJ convinces his parents to take him on a college visit but hides an ulterior motive. As his plan unravels, JJ enlists the help of new friend Tyson, an actor who gives the performance of his life to keep JJ out of hot water. Meanwhile, Ray goes wild when he’s left home alone for the first time.
9:00 Dynasty (The CW) – “A Taste of Your Own Medicine”
Blake’s hopes for a perfect Thanksgiving – Dynasty-style – are ruined when he clashes with both Fallon and Steven. Cristal’s challenging houseguest reminds everyone to be grateful for the ties that bind.
9:00 Law & Order: SVU (NBC) – “Something Happened”
Benson must disclose the secrets of her past to help a rape victim recall the details of one terrible, traumatic night.
9:00 Modern Family (ABC) – “Brushes with Celebrity”
The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan recount all their biggest celebrity encounters. Phil shows a house to his musical hero and is determined to make a good impression despite the intense pain radiating from a very inconvenient part of his body. Meanwhile, Jay’s day at jury duty takes an unexpected turn when he gets to serve it alongside one of America’s biggest football icons. Finally, Manny’s encounter with his favorite playwright and a celebrated actor and comedian don’t go exactly as you’d expect.
9:00 Star (FOX) – “Ghetto Symphony”
Star’s jealousy finally kicks in when Noah and Alex begin spending more time together, both inside and outside of the studio. Ayanna throws a curveball, moving the showcase date up – giving everyone only two weeks to prepare. Worried about Cotton, Carlotta and Jahil team up to get to the bottom of her recent change in behavior. Meanwhile, Maurice steps in to help Noah get back on his feet, when he notices him struggling to catch a break.
9:00 Vikings (History) – “The Departed”
Two-hour season premiere. Tensions mount between the sons of Ragnar Lothbrok as the Vikings continue to threaten the very heart of England. As the army moves to take York, with King Aethelwulf and his family still in hiding, Heahmund, the warrior bishop, must rally the Saxons to defend the realm.
9:30 American Housewife (ABC) – “Gala Auction”
After failing to get donations on her own terms, Katie gives in to the dark side and teams up with Oliver to bribe rich Westport families to donate big-ticket items for the spring gala. Greg decides to take Taylor and Anna-Kat to a Revolutionary War reenactment which Taylor finds lame until she starts a revolution of her own.
10:00 The A Word (SundanceTV) – “Falling”
Paul and Alison reconnect; Maurice has an existential crisis; Eddie teaches Joe to ride bikes.
10:00 Chicago PD (NBC) – “Politics”
One of Voight’s friends, Congressman Scott Graynor is found passed out in his hotel room with a dead Ukranian girl. When Intelligence discovers the murder is connected to a sting and Burgess’ boyfriend is working with the Feds, Burgess must choose between compromising her case or her boyfriend’s case.
10:00 Designated Survivor (ABC) – “Home”
While on a secret mission to Afghanistan, President Kirkman meets with two infamous warlords and must determine whom he can trust to hand over territories to the United States, while Seth has a run-in with Washington D.C. police that puts his job, reputation and future in the White House on the line.
10:00 Mr. Robot (USA) – “Eps3.7_Dont-Delete-Me.Ko”
Elliot tries to get ghosted.
10:00 South Park (Comedy Central) – “Super Hard PCness”
PC Principal is wrestling with some unfamiliar feelings. Meanwhile, boys will be boys except for Kyle who, for the first time, seems to see things differently from the rest of his friends.
10:30 Broad City (Comedy Central) – “Bedbugs”
A fancy new bag gives Abbi confidence during unemployment; Ilana and Jaimé deal with an inevitable New York City nightmare: bedbugs.