Weekend Preview: Negan’s Victim Is Revealed When ‘The Walking Dead’ Returns

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The Walking Dead
(AMC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) – It’s that time. After tons of theories, months of waiting, a few vague teasers and maybe even a leaked script, we finally find out who Negan – that bat-wielding psychopath who has a fondness for children’s games and murdering people – ends up killing. No matter who it is, life won’t be the same for our little group of survivors.

The Vampire Diaries (CW, Friday 8:00 p.m.) – The eighth and final season of one of the CW’s cornerstone shows premieres with Stefan searching for Damon and Enzo after they mysteriously vanished months ago from the Armory vault. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric fear that someone is targeting their family after they encounter an unexpected visitor.

Hell’s Kitchen (Fox, Friday 8:00 p.m.) — A shocking elimination forces both teams to regroup and chart a new course as they take on the Seven Seas Seafood Challenge, which gives the chefs 30 minutes to prepare a fish dish using a variety of fresh ingredients.

Last Man Standing (ABC, Friday 8:00 p.m.) – Mike selects the theme of the Halloween party and while he gets to dress up as Donald Trump, the rest of the family must go as each other.

MacGyver (CBS, Friday 8:00 p.m.) – In order to protect a whistleblower, MacGyver must fix a sabotaged train … with only a toothpick (probably).

Dr. Ken (ABC, Friday 8:30 p.m.) – Dave isn’t a fan of Halloween but D.K. has plans to change all of that. The Welltopia staff gets together to act out scary stories about Korean ghosts, or gwishin, in order to change his mind about the holiday.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW, Friday 9:00 p.m.) – Season two kicks off with Rebecca convinced of Josh’s love as Greg is MIA. Meanwhile, Paula comes to terms with what drove her obsession with Rebecca’s love life; and Darryl and White Josh try to navigate their new relationship.

Hamilton’s America (PBS, Friday 9:00 p.m.) – If, like the rest of us common folk, you weren’t able to score tickets to Hamilton on Broadway then this is for you. This doc is giving us a look at the creation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton with behind-the-scenes excerpts and interviews with the original cast.

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS, Friday 9:00 p.m.) — When a cache of guns is stolen from a gun range, Five-0 discovers the culprit is intent on making a dramatic statement on gun violence.

Shark Tank (ABC, Friday 9:00 p.m.) — A stay-at-home mom from Oregon learns a valuable business lesson; a teenager with a passion for all things maple asks for help getting his delicious product to the masses; a Houston woman puts everything on the line for her clever kitchen accessory; and the Sharks are pitched a new type of tags for dog lovers.

Z Nation (Syfy, Friday 9:00 p.m.) – Doc is captured by a group of mental patients who hope he’ll rescue them from the hospital.

The Exorcist (Fox, Friday 9:00 p.m.) — The exorcism begins, but the Demon isn’t having it.

Blue Bloods (CBS, Friday 10:00 p.m.) – Frank is forced to decide whether the NYPD will assist the U.S. Marshals plan to raid a local gang while Erin and Anthony try to help a leading community activist facing deportation.

Van Helsing (Syfy, Friday 10:00 p.m.) — Mutated feral vampires chase Vanessa and Susan through the sewers; at the same time, a hostile takeover of the hospital is underway.

Saturday Night Live (NBC, Saturday 11:30 p.m.) – America’s dad (Tom Hanks) returns to host SNL for the ninth time this weekend with musical guest Lady Gaga but all anyone really cares about is what Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon are going to do with the trash fire that was the final presidential debate.

Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) – Ash hunts for his beloved Delta before being hunted himself and Ruby and Kelly battle the evil spawn.

Once Upon a Time (ABC, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — The Evil Queen dupes Hook and the Charmings and makes Emma share her secret. Meanwhile, Regina and the heroes try to find out what happened to Aladdin.

The Simpsons (Fox, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) – Lisa and Bart launch an investigation in Krusty’s new candy after it leaves a bad taste in their mouths and Homer seeks a promotion at the nuclear plant but he needs Marge’s help to dress the part.

Sunday Night Football: Seahawks at Cardinals (NBC, Sunday 8:20 p.m.) — Seattle (4-1) at Arizona (3-3). The Seahawks got their most impressive win last Sunday, knocking off the high-flying Falcons 26-24. Arizona will be looking to make a contention statement in this game, with RB David Johnson becoming a key weapon.

Blunt Talk (Starz, Sunday 8:30 p.m.) — Walter chases down the head of Rudolph Global, whom he suspects of wrongdoing, while tension mounts between him and Harry.

NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS, Sunday 8:30 p.m.) — A navy machinist with high security clearance is murdered on the roof of a downtown high-rise building. Anna Kolcheck partners with Callen to investigate.

Son of Zorn (Fox, Sunday 8:30 p.m.) – Zorn isn’t happy about how the media portrays his homeland so he decides to take it upon himself to teach Alan about his culture.

Family Guy (Fox, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — The episode offers viewers a behind-the-scenes peek at a production week of the series to see what goes into the making of the show. At one point, Peter is replaced and appears in the office of TV execs to pitch his own new series.

Shameless (Showtime, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Frank worries that he and his new family will lose their Home for the Homeless shelter, so he plans a little goodwill for the neighborhood. Meanwhile, Fiona drums up business by throwing a speakeasy party at Patsy’s Pies.

Westworld (HBO, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) – If zombies aren’t your thing but life-like robots are, tonight’s episode of Westworld sees Dolores joining a bounty hunt in the badlands with William and Logan. Elsewhere, Maeve is disturbed by a vision and The Man in Black makes a significant discovery on his quest.

Madam Secretary (CBS, Sunday 9:30 p.m.) — Elizabeth finds herself in a stalemate with the Chinese foreign minister as she lobbies for the release of environmental activists who were arrested for spying in China.

The Last Man on Earth (Fox, Sunday 9:30 p.m.) – Gail loses control as the group’s roadtrip is derailed.

Divorce (HBO, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Frances and Robert give couple’s therapy a try while Dallas provides her own brand of advice.

Masters of Sex (Showtime, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Masters looks to groom Art as his protégé in a new area of research, while Johnson does her best to keep Nancy at arm’s length.

Quantico (ABC, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — The trainees have their stress levels tested while Alex attempts to get close to Owen. Meanwhile, in the future, the stand-off could come to an end when the terrorist organization demands a trade.

The Strain (FX, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — New York begins falling and Eph and Dutch try to finish their new device before the city gets overrun.

Talking Dead (AMC, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) – Basically the entire cast plus Scott M. Gimple and Robert Kirkman gather to discuss what went down in the first episode of the season.

Elementary (CBS, Sunday 10:30 p.m.) — Holmes learns a secret about Capt. Gregson’s girlfriend when she hires him for a case she wants kept off of Gregson’s radar. Meanwhile, Sherlock and Watson join the NYPD’s search for an abducted woman.

Insecure (HBO, Sunday 10:30 p.m.) — Issa confronts her coworkers’ lack of confidence in her and Molly’s pep talk to a new summer associate at work fails to connect.

LATE NIGHTE GUESTS

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Matt LeBlanc, Joy Bryant, Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Wyclef Jean

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