What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 11th, 2017What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
TV tonight includes the premieres of Riverdale, Dynasty, Mr. Robot, and The Shannara Chronicles, as well as new episodes of Channel Zero and Star. What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

   

8:00 The Blacklist (NBC) – “Miss Rebecca Thrall”
While the Task Force investigates a series of suspicious police shootings, Agent Ressler is distracted by increasing external pressures. With his back up against the wall, Red drafts Tom in executing an elaborate plan to help re-establish his criminal reputation.

8:00 Empire (FOX) – “Evil Manners”
When Cookie is denied a line of credit, she flashes back to her years in prison and compares her past struggles to her life now. Lucious continues to struggle with demons of his own and begs his family to tell him about the ways he’s wronged them, but they are reluctant to tell him the truth. Meanwhile, the NYPD is still on Andre’s case about the events that transpired in Vegas and one officer in particular catches his eye.

8:00 The Goldbergs (ABC) – “Goldberg On The Goldbergs”Photos
Beverly confronts Coach Mellor who reveals his strained relationship with his own brother Coach Nick, so she intervenes prompting Nick to face off with Rick. Adam and Barry join in, each one siding with one of the coaches. After a fight breaks out, Beverly points out to Adam and Barry this could be them as adults. Meanwhile, Geoff and Erica struggle with their relationship long distance.

8:00 Mr. Mercedes (Audience) – “Jibber-Jibber Chicken Dinner”
Season finale. When another murder victim is discovered, suspicions about Brady are confirmed. As the police prepare for another massacre, Hodges fears for the safety of those he loves.

8:00 Riverdale (The CW) – “Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying”Photos
Season premiere. As Fred’s life hangs in the balance following the shooting at Pop’s diner, Archie struggles with the emotional aftermath of what he witnessed. Meanwhile, as Veronica steps out of her comfort zone to support Archie, she learns that her father Hiram has arrived to Riverdale earlier than expected. Elsewhere, at Pop’s diner, Pop Tate recounts the chilling details of the shooting, which leaves Jughead and Betty questioning the gunman’s true motives. Lastly, after running into Cheryl at the hospital, Betty and Kevin are surprised to learn about the fire at Thornhill.

8:30 Speechless (ABC) – “”J-J’S D-R– DREAM”
Ray gets in over his head when he makes up a fake charity to impress his girlfriend; Maya gives Jimmy tips on being the boss; and Dylan demands Kenneth get out of her space.

9:00 Dynasty (The CW) – “I Hardly Recognized You”Photos
Series premiere. Fallon Carrington is charismatic, cunning, and poised to become the new COO of her father Blake’s global energy empire – or so she thinks. Along with her brother Steven, Fallon is horrified to learn that they were called home not to announce her promotion – but rather to make the acquaintance of their stepmother-to-be, Cristal. When Blake chooses Cristal over his own daughter, Fallon sidles up to Blake’s biggest rival, Jeff Colby, to seek her revenge. Meanwhile, when Cristal’s nephew Sammy Jo comes to town, her carefully concealed history could bring her future crashing down – and who knows who else she might take down with her. 

9:00 Law & Order: SVU (NBC) – “Contrapasso”
When a man is found castrated and left for dead, Rollins and Carisi uncover three female suspects with possible motives. Meanwhile, Langan brings devastating news for Benson.

9:00 Modern Family (ABC) – “Catch of the Day”
Phil’s convinced he is going to have a day of bad luck after failing to successfully complete his daily superstition. However, Claire is eager to make it to a concert and has no time for his silly notion. Meanwhile, Mitch is certain that Cam is undermining him during their kitchen renovation, and Jay is determined to get Gloria to admit she was in a car accident.

9:00 SEAL Team (CBS) – “Boarding Party”
Jason and the SEAL team must rescue a group of researchers being held hostage on a ship in the South China Sea. Also, Clay is ranked in the “bottom five” of his class, jeopardizing his future as a SEAL.

9:00 Star (FOX) – “FUA…Good Night!”Season 2 Extended
While preparing for an upcoming TV appearance with recording artist Noah Brooks, the girls quickly learn that they will be singing backup instead of co-headlining the performance. Anxious for the girls’ next big move, Carlotta turns to the new A&R executive, Maurice, for help on a new deal. Meanwhile, Jahil tries his hand at producing music, Cotton struggles with starting her new job and Star comes face-to-face with an unexpected person from her past.

9:30 American Housewife (ABC) – “The Uprising”
Katie struggles with Taylor and Anna-Kat’s defiance, as Anna-Kat decides she’s now a vegetarian (under the influence of Tara Summers) and Taylor dies her hair blonde without Katie’s permission. Greg and Katie help Oliver come to terms with embarrassment after Oliver has a humiliating moment in ballet class.

10:00 Channel Zero (Syfy) – “The Exit”
The group must face the most dangerous part of House World as they search for the exit. With the Father in pursuit and shocking discoveries about each other, tensions within the group simmer.

10:00 Chicago PD (NBC) – “Promise”
When a young Latina woman is brutally murdered, Intelligence suspects she may have been working as a drug mule. With Antonio leading the case, the team’s investigation takes them into the grim world of meat processing, and the discovery that there may be a different motive behind her death.

10:00 Criminal Minds (CBS) – “Blue Angel”
When successful businessmen in Detroit are targeted by an anger-driven power-assertive Unsub, the BAU is called in to investigate.

10:00 Designated Survivor (ABC) – “Outbreak”
President Kirkman is faced with a viral pandemic that threatens to kill countless Americans while FBI Agent Hannah Wells and M16 Agent Damian Rennett discover evidence that could change the lives of members of the first family forever.

10:00 Liar (SundanceTV) – “White Rabbit”
Laura’s worst fears come to pass and her hidden past is exposed. But she must fight to put her personal struggles aside for the sake of one of her pupils, whose physical distress throws her unexpectedly at the mercy of Andrew Earlham. She is not the only one whose professional mettle is put to the test, as Vanessa finds her resolve shaken after an unsettling encounter with Andrew.

10:00 Mr. Robot (USA) – “Eps3.0_Power-Saver-Mode.H”
Season premiere. Elliot is lit by his goal to ctrl+z five/nine. darlene meets rock + hard place. mr. robot sparks a panic.

10:00 Queen Sugar (OWN) – “Fruit of the Flower”
Nova and Robert’s relationship begins to shift; Ralph Angel feels humiliated by Remy; Hollywood and Violet clash over Hollywood’s new friend; and Lorna finally reveals the true history of her relationship with Nova and Ralph Angel’s father.

10:00 The Shannara Chronicles (Spike) – “Druid”
Season premiere. In the Season 2 premiere, Wil’s new life is interrupted by a mysterious new figure; Eretria is reunited with someone from her past; and Allanon uncovers a plot that could send the Four Lands into darkness.

10:00 South Park (Comedy Central) – “Franchise Prequel”
Professor Chaos has found the perfect tool to spread lies and misinformation about Coon and Friends. In trying to save their reputation, the boys come face to face with Mark Zuckerberg.

10:00 You’re the Worst (FXX) – “Not a Great Bet”
In a Gretchen-focused episode, Gretchen goes home for the birth of her brother’s baby, but instead ends up reconnecting with a friend from her past, who inadvertently reveals why Jimmy may have left her.

10:30 Broad City (Comedy Central) – “Mushrooms”
Abbi and Ilana take psilocybin mushrooms and have an eventful trip.

11:00 Baroness von Sketch Show (IFC) – “Don’t Make Me Send a Lawyer Up There”
A hesitant space-jumper; officer workers can’t get sick; talk between a mother and daughter.

11:00 Rosehaven (SundanceTV) – “Episode 5”
Barbara and Daniel must work together to expand the business. 

11:35 Rosehaven (SundanceTV) – “Episode 6”
Emma allows strangers into Barbara’s home, and tries to make amends by acting professional.

Shilo Adams

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