What’s On Tonight: ‘Arrow’ Returns And ‘You’re The Worst’ Kills Sunday Funday

10.05.16 3 weeks ago


Arrow (CW, 8:00 p.m.) — Season five begins with a deadly new criminal, Tobias Church, threatening Star City. Oliver considers forming a new superhero crew to help him fight this new evil while in flashbacks, Oliver faces off against the Bratva in Russia.

You’re the Worst (FX, 10:00 p.m.) — After last week’s phenomenal commentary on PTSD, tonight is all about killing Sunday Funday. The show helped popularize drinking-plus-activites pre-Monday pre-ritual a while ago and now, it’s time to say goodbye.

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (TBS, 10:30 p.m.) — We’re treated to a special Full Frontal tonight as Bee and her team analyze the VP Debate and head to a Trump rally to investigate whether the election is rigged against him.

Blindspot (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) — Jane starts to see the positive side of her old organization; Nas and Weller work on their coleadership; and the team searches for a museum-gala assassin.

Lethal Weapon (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) — Murtaugh is reunited with his former T.O. thanks to an investigation of a drug cartel. Meanwhile, Murtaugh and his wife struggle to spend quality time together as Riggs avoids the reality of Miranda’s death by diverting himself with outside vices.

Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) — Balance and precision are tested at a tough immunity challenge as the castaways get a chance to mingle with the “enemy.”

The Goldbergs (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) — Erica and Adam follow the lead of Jan from The Brady Bunch when dealing with relationship problems while Beverly misses the Beach Boys at Live Aid thanks to Murray’s stubbornness.

Speechless (ABC, 8:30 p.m.) — Jimmy helps Ray get comfortable in their new surroundings and Maya tackles an equality issue at school when a homecoming bonfire on the beach isn’t wheelchair accessible.

Criminal Minds (CBS, 9:00 p.m.) — A child abduction case leaves JJ shaken after it stirs up some bad memories.

Empire (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) — Cookie ropes Kitty into recording a song with Jamal in the hopes that it will cure him of his inability to perform. Elsewhere, things don’t go as planned for Andre; Hakeem fights another man for Tiana’s attention; and things get serious between Cookie and Angelo.

Frequency (CW, 9:00 p.m.) — Another reboot, this time of a sci-fi thriller, lands at the CW. In the premiere, a detective discovers she’s able to communicate with her estranged father who died decades earlier via a ham radio. She then warns him of his untimely death, leading him to survive, but also dramatically changing the present.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) — A man fakes his identity in order to lure a woman into a relationship. When Barba tries to get him on rape charges, he faces an uphill battle in court.

Modern Family (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) — Luke and Manny both run for class president, but the real battle might be between their parents. Phil introduces Haley to a marketing genius to help with her promotion business, and Cam goes to extreme lengths to keep his star football player from leaving.

Blackish (ABC, 9:30 p.m.) — Junior decides to run for class president — it’s not enough to deal with presidential elections on TV, now we have to watch school elections too — so Dre volunteers himself as his son’s campaign manager. Meanwhile, Pops, Johan and Jack discuss why they won’t vote in the upcoming presidential election; and Bow worries about Zoey’s college essay.

American Horror Story: 6 (FX, 10:00 p.m.) — The Mott family might be making an appearance tonight. Fans of AHS6 know Ryan Murphy loves to hark back to previous installments of his horror anthology and many are predicting we’ll finally see Dandy Mott’s — that inbred psychopath from Freak Show — origin story tonight.

Chicago P.D. (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) — Platt goes to the hospital after a vicious attack outside her father’s house. Past threats against her are revisited while the team investigates; and a gruesome discovery inside the father’s home ups the ante in the case.

Code Black (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) — A patient’s hesitation to share that she’s transgender makes it difficult for the doctors to diagnose her severe abdominal pain while Willis helps an injured soccer player make a life-altering decision.

Designated Survivor (ABC, 10:00 p.m.) — Agent Hannah Wells starts to develop her own theories as to who was involved in the Capitol Hill bombing while President Kirkman and his staff deal with a high-level security breach of the White House, which they try to keep secret as Tom prepares for his first TV interview as POTUS.

Younger (TV Land, 10:00 p.m.) — Liza’s identity is threatened by Thad’s laptop and Kelsey.

Impastor (TV Land, 10:30 p.m.) — Dora goes on a date with Detective Lovello; Schmidt makes a startling confession; and the church tries to convince a wealthy elderly woman to donate her estate.

Documentary Now (IFC, 10:00 p.m.) — The 1969 documentary Salesman gets the spoof treatment tonight as Fred Armisen and Bill Hader attempt to sell globes in a world that now enjoys the cheap cost of atlases.


Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Zach Galifianakis, Idina Menzel

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ashton Kutcher, Issa Rae, Norah Jones

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Armie Hammer, Lindsay Vonn, Gustavo Dudamel with the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra

Late Night With Seth Meyers: Chelsea Clinton, Ted Danson, Bishop Briggs, Stanton Moore

The Late Late Show With James Corden: Julie Chen, Beth Behrs, Kristin Chenoweth

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Mark Duplass

Conan: Norm Macdonald, ZZ Top

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