Pitch (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) — The series premiere of this new drama from Fox follows a young pitcher as she adjusts to life in the spotlight after making history as the first woman to play Major League Baseball.
Superstore (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) — One of the best comedies on TV is back tonight. Superstore returns for its second season — that Olympics episode special didn’t really count — and the store’s staff is still on strike, but Amy and Jonah aren’t helping things by negotiating with corporate. Elsewhere, Mateo regrets going on strike and sneaks back into the store as Garret meets a woman on the picket line.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) — Season 13 begins with one of the doctors becoming a patient and Bailey trying to figure out what happened. Meanwhile, Meredith has a secret that might hurt Alex and Maggie; April and Catherine fight over the new baby; and Richard gives Jo some much needed guidance.
The Blacklist (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) — Liz is taken by the man claiming to be her father, prompting Red to take drastic measures to get her back (because he’s probably her real dad) in the season four premiere.
Rosewood (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) — In the season two opener, a new captain takes over the department and makes some major changes while the mayor gets involved when his protege is murdered.
Thursday Night Football: Texans at Patriots (CBS, 8:25 p.m.) — J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney lead the Texans’ front seven against a New England offense averaging 414 ypg during QB Tom Brady’s four-game suspension.
The Good Place (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) — Chidi finds a new hobby with help from Michael and Janet as he tutors Eleanor about ethics, specifically, why it’s important to be nice to your neighbors.
Chicago Med (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) — Season two kicks off with Dr. Rhodes begining a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, only to have problems with his new boss and April facing her recently discovered illness.
Notorious (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) — Another new drama from ABC, this one goes behind the scenes of the murky relationship between criminal law and the media. In tonight’s opener, a TV producer learns that a billionaire playboy and Internet mogul may have been involved in a hit-and-run, and she presses the tycoon’s high-powered attorney for details about the case.
Better Things (FX, 10:00 p.m.) — Sam invites a coworker to dinner, at her house.
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC, 10:00 p.m.) — The “Keating 5” begin their second year of law school as season two premieres. While the group deals with the fallout from last season, Annalise must figure out what to do about Frank after he damages her reputation on campus.
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out (MTV, 10:00 p.m.) — Keke Palmer and Erykah Badu compete in “Jokin’ Word,” “Family Reunion,” “R&Beef” and the “Wildstyle” battle.
Longmire (Netflix) — Walt and Henry’s friendship will be tested when season five of Longmire premieres on Netflix. This season is rumored to be darker (and bloodier) than any before it with one of the main characters possibly being killed off before the show finally wraps.
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hugh Jackman, Ken Jeong, Shawn Mendes
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