What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
TV tonight includes the finale of Rosehaven, as well as new episodes of The Shannara Chronicles, Mr. Robot, American Housewife, and SEAL Team. What’s On TV Tonight – Wednesday, October 18th, 2017


8:00 The Blacklist (NBC) – “The Endling”
Liz and the Task Force hunt for an elusive criminal who will stop at nothing to destroy some of the world’s most precious treasures. Meanwhile, a surprise encounter leads a cash-strapped Red toward a new business opportunity, and Tom takes action to investigate the bones in the suitcase.

8:00 Empire (FOX) – “Bleeding War”
The race is on when Cookie announces that the number one album for Empire’s 20-For-20 will be a competition between all of the label’s top artists, giving Jamal a bold idea for his newest song. On the heels of Bella’s first birthday, the family plans a special “Prince and Princesses”-themed birthday party, including a special Prince tribute, but the special day brings back haunting memories for one of the Lyons. Meanwhile, Lucious is at a crossroads, as he tries to put to rest the anger from his past life.

8:00 The Goldbergs (ABC) – “Revenge o’ the Nerds”Photos
With the children growing up, Beverly decides to reinvent herself and quits being a substitute teacher. She decides to focus her energy on going to night school so she can eventually own her own business. Murray doesn’t like change or things costing money, so he convinces her to get a perm instead. Meanwhile, Erica struggles to balance her academic and social life in college and needs Adam’s assistance.

8:00 Riverdale (The CW) – “Chapter Fifteen: Nighthawks”Photos
With the gunman still at large and the residents of Riverdale on edge, Betty leads the charge to save Pop’s after learning that the diner may be forced to close its doors forever. Meanwhile, the gang becomes increasingly concerned for Archie’s well being after noticing a string of unusual behavior from him. Elsewhere, Betty and Veronica approach Cheryl and Josie for their help saving Pop’s, while Jughead’s attempt to find FP a new lawyer may have some serious repercussions. Finally, when a past betrayal unexpectedly comes to light, Veronica finds herself at a crossroads with Hiram and Hermoine.

8:30 Speechless (ABC) – “T-R– TRAINING D-A– DAY”
Jimmy takes JJ camping to give him “the talk,” Maya trains a ragtag group of new aides, and sparks fly between Dylan and Ray’s bully.

9:00 Dynasty (The CW) – “Spit It Out”Photos
When it’s discovered that Matthew’s “accidental” death may have involved foul play, the spotlight falls on the Carringtons themselves. The family must swallow their own suspicions of each other and close rank to defend the clan. Cristal struggles with what it means to be a Carrington, while Fallon begrudgingly helps cover up Cristal’s affair to protect the family name. Despite their efforts, everything comes to an emotional head at Matthew’s funeral.

9:00 Law & Order: SVU (NBC) – “No Good Reason”
A teenager disappears after schoolmates make her the subject of a vicious cyberbullying attack. 

9:00 Modern Family (ABC) – “Sex, Lies & Kickball”
Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship.

9:00 SEAL Team (CBS) – “Ghosts of Christmas Future”
Jason and the SEAL Team refuse to abort a mission to capture a dangerous war criminal after it goes sideways. Also, Clay’s controversial father, Ash Spenser, comes to town on his book tour.

9:00 Star (FOX) – “It Ain’t Over”
A rattled Star is reeling with emotions, while dealing with the sudden reappearance of her father. A huge opportunity for the girls to perform at the record label party is put into jeopardy after they react to learning that Ayanna has hired Rachel Wells as the label’s new social media strategist. Meanwhile, Derek struggles with facing the truth about his fate; Carlotta finds a place of solace; and Cotton begins to bond with her father, Jahil, over their shared pain.

9:30 American Housewife (ABC) – “The Lice Storm”
When Anna-Kate brings home a lice infestation, Katie uses it to force bonding time with Taylor. Greg attempts to bond with Oliver (and avoid lice) by camping in the backyard, but Greg becomes concerned when Oliver keeps ditching their campout to be with their new sleazy neighbor named Spencer.

10:00 Channel Zero (Syfy) – “The Damage”
Margot, Jules, and Seth face new horror as The Father wreaks havoc in the real world.

10:00 Chicago PD (NBC) – “Snitch”
While investigating a drug-related homicide, Intelligence is stonewalled by the ‘no-snitch’ culture of the neighborhood. And Atwater discovers a personal connection to the case. Meanwhile, the police’s own code of silence is put to the test when Upton is asked about Ruzek’s rough altercation with a suspect. 

10:00 Criminal Minds (CBS) – “Killer App”
The BAU investigates a workplace shooting committed by a state-of-the-art drone in Silicon Valley.

10:00 Designated Survivor (ABC) – “Equilibrium”
Tensions rise between America and Mexico when a Mexican citizen is shot during a border dispute regarding Mexican trade imports; and Kirkman and his staff must work quickly to resolve the situation and create a new trade deal.

10:00 Liar (SundanceTV) – “Catherine”
Laura travels to Edinburgh, determined to uncover the truth behind the death of Andrew’s wife, but finds more than she bargained for. Meanwhile, tensions between Tom and Katy reach fever pitch as their secret threatens to surface.

10:00 Mr. Robot (USA) – “Eps3.1_undo.gz”
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) – “Live in the All Along”Showrunner change
Nova and Robert’s relationship hits a major setback. Darla and Ralph Angel plan their upcoming wedding. Davis offers Charley help with her harvest festival. Later, Davis and Charley realize they’ve both moved on in new relationships. Davis makes amends.

10:00 The Shannara Chronicles (Spike) – “Wraith”
Wil and Mareth search for answers. Elsewhere: King Ander seeks reinforcement and is given an ultimatum after visiting a nearby kingdom.

10:00 South Park (Comedy Central) – “Hummels & Heroin”
Drugs are flowing into South Park. A passionate young health advocate has traced the source of these illegal meds and is about to expose Stan Marsh.

10:00 You’re the Worst (FXX) – “A Bunch of Hornballs”
Jimmy goes out of town for a Romance/Erotica fiction convention while Gretchen throws a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unintended deepening of Gretchen’s relationship with Boone. Meanwhile, Edgar’s friend Max encourages him to overspend on party planning. 

10:30 Broad City (Comedy Central) – “Abbi’s Mom”
Abbi’s mom comes to the city for a visit, and Ilana navigates the intense work culture of Sushi Mambeaux while dealing with her seasonal affective disorder.

11:00 Baroness von Sketch Show (IFC) – “It’s a Garment of Liberty”
The truth about keeping up with the neighbors; what to do when a baby won’t stop staring.

11:00 Rosehaven (SundanceTV) – “Episode 7”
Daniel discovers that McCallum Real Estate is in trouble and comes up with some ideas to make cuts and get them back on track. 

11:36 Rosehaven (SundanceTV) – “Episode 8”
Season finale. Daniel tells Emma he is leaving Rosehaven with Grace.


Shilo Adams

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