What’s On Tonight: Someone Convinced Sir Ben Kingsley To ‘Lip Sync Battle’

10.12.16 2 weeks ago


Lip Sync Battle
(Spike, 9 p.m.) — Lip Sync Battle is back for season three. The show’s managed to get some pretty high-profile guests to embarrass themselves by dubbing on national TV but we have no idea how they convinced Sir Ben Kingsley to take the mic. Now John Cho, he makes more sense.

Criminal Minds (CBS, 9 p.m.) — Paget Brewster returns to the show, reprising her role as Emily Prentiss, who returns to the BAU team when they are called to investigate the disappearance of three women. Tonight the writers have some explaining to do. Thomas Gibson won’t be seen in this episode, or any following, after getting the boot from CBS, so we’ll see how his absence is addressed tonight.

Arrow (CW, 8 p.m.) — Oliver recruits Curtis, Wild Dog and Evelyn Sharp to work for Team Arrow but his intense training method proves to be a bit too much for some people to handle.

Blindspot (NBC, 8 p.m.) — The team join forces with U.S. Marshal Allie Knight to hunt down a mob leader after a U.S. politician is almost murdered by an assassin for hire.

Lethal Weapon (Fox, 8 p.m.) — A string of small burglaries strikes the city with one hitting Murtaugh’s neighborhood and another ending in a casualty.

Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X (CBS, 8 p.m.) — Two castaways go looking for revenge after their allies betrayed them and the first reward challenge of the season takes place.

The Goldbergs (ABC, 8 p.m.) — Adam starts spending his lunch period with a few geeks in the computer room so, like any good mom, Beverly begins to repair his social standing at school. Meanwhile, the family gets a new answering machine which helps spark a battle between Murray and Pop-Pop, one Erica, Barry and Pops hope can be solved over a good ol’ fashioned hockey match.

Speechless (ABC, 8:30 p.m.) — JJ and Kenneth do a little exploring and use JJ’s condition to score free food and basketball tickets. Meanwhile, Maya halts a paintball fight between Dylan and Ray because she doesn’t know if the family should have fun without JJ.

Empire (Fox, 9 p.m.) — Lucious starts to worry as things between Cookie and Angelo heat up; Jamal comes face-to-face with Freda Gatz, helping him start his road to recovery; and Hakeem develops feelings for Nessa, even though she seems to have eyes for a different Lyon.

Frequency (CW, 9 p.m.) — Raimy warns Frank that her mother will be murdered unless he can prevent the crime from occurring as she follows her own lead on the Nightingale case in the present.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 9 p.m.) — When an athlete is raped, keeping her hidden double life secret in order to save her Olympic dreams becomes just as important as finding her attacker.

Modern Family (ABC, 9 p.m.) — Phil is asked to participate in a real-estate story on a local newscast and he’s thrilled when he meets his weather-man idol, a little less thrilled when said weather-man hits on Hayley.

Blackish (ABC, 9:30 p.m.) — Bow tries to spend as much time with the kids as possible before the new baby arrives and Dre, in an effort to be open minded about his community, joins the Homeowner’s Association.

American Horror Story: Roanoke (FX, 10 p.m.) — Tonight we get to meet the ghosts haunting the house. Besides Lady Gaga, who’s out somewhere inciting violence and Kathy Bates’ Butcher, Piggy Man and the “Murde” Nurses, and some creepy creature crawling up the walls also occupy the Millers’ farmhouse.

Chicago P.D. (NBC, 10 p.m.) — A car plows through a crowd at a concert venue, sparking concerns of terrorism. Elsewhere, Burgess spots Atwater’s brother somewhere he shouldn’t be and the team tries to calm the community before more blood is shed.

Code Black (CBS, 10 p.m.) — Willis defies Campbell’s orders when he helps Mario and Heather perform a radical procedure on a maintenance man trapped under a boiler that exploded.

Designated Survivor (ABC, 10 p.m.) — Kirkman considers war after he discovers who was behind the attack on Capitol Hill, but his hands may already be tied by more domestic troubles.

Real World Seattle: Bad Blood (MTV, 10 p.m.) — The season 32 premiere finds seven strangers descending upon their new digs in the Emerald City’s Capitol Hill neighborhood; and discovering that they’ll be joined by their personal “enemies.”

South Park (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.) — Butters fights for men’s rights.

Younger (TV Land, 10 p.m.) — Liza tries saving a bookstore in her hometown and Kelsey starts dating again.

You’re The Worst (FXX, 10 p.m.) — Edgar takes a stand against VA as Gretchen and Jimmy host an unorthodox funeral. Paul struggles to satisfy Lindsay.

Documentary Now (IFC, 10 p.m.) — The show pays homage to Jonathan Demme’s 1984 music documentary Stop Making Sense, about the Talking Heads.

Impastor (TV Land, 10:30 p.m.) — An ex-con threatens the church; Dora’s relationship with Detective Lovello turns dangerous; and Russell helps Schmidt fix up his new place.


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