The Ranch (Netflix) — Part two of season one of The Ranch debuts at midnight on Netflix. The Ashton Kutcher-led comedy returns for a handful of episodes to finish out the year before heading into season two. Colt returns home, ready to take his place on the ranch, but he and his brother must prove themselves to their dad first. Meanwhile, Maggie and Beau have a falling out that might signal the end of their relationship (for good) and Colt must choose between his current girlfriend and his first love when his high school sweetheart calls things off with her fiance. Oh, and a mini That ’70s Show reunion takes place this season when Wilmer Valderrama joins Kutcher and Danny Masterson on the show — he’s playing a former ranch hand Umberto.
The Good Place (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) — Michael and Janet probe into a neighborhood emergency as Eleanor pesters Chidi about her ethical education.
iHeartRadio Music Festival (CW, 8:00 p.m.) — The first night of the iHeartRadio Music Fest kicks off in Las Vegas. Performers include Billy Idol; Pitbull; Sam Hunt; Backstreet Boys; and U2.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) — Arizona returns from New York and lands in the middle of an awkward situation between Alex and Andrew; Ben takes on a new parenting role; Amelia helps Meredith and Maggie solve a problem.
MLB Playoff: Game 1: Red Sox at Indians (TBS, 8:00 p.m.) — Boston at Cleveland in Game 1 of an American League Division Series. Ex-Boston manager Terry Francona has Cleveland in its first playoff series since 2007, when his Red Sox beat the Indians in the ALCS.
Rosewood (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) — Slade and Hornstock investigate a prostitution ring in Miami while Rosewood and Villa travel to New York to look into her husband’s death.
Superstore (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) — Superstore takes on gun control tonight. When Jonah refuses to sell guns in the store, shoppers begin an open-carry protest. Meanwhile, Glenn faces his own moral dilemma when he tries to purchase all of the store’s morning after pills.
Thursday Night Football: Cardinals at 49ers (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) — Arizona (1-3) at San Francisco (1-3). An Arizona offense that has committed 10 turnovers the last two weeks faces a 49ers defense weakened by an injury to LB NaVorro Bowman.
Pitch (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) — The Padres play against the Cardinals, whose pitcher broke Tommy’s finger during a fight. Before she takes the mound, Ginny realizes her ex-boyfriend is now on the opposing team. This sounds like it’ll be a fun game.
Chicago Med (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) — An Indonesian man arrives at the hospital in poor condition and the doctors must race to diagnose his mystery illness in order to keep it from spreading. Meanwhile, deep family secrets surface when Maggie takes Dr. Halstead to her family reunion; Dr. Rhodes tackles complex heart surgery; and a woman has an unusual pregnancy.
Notorious (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) — Julia takes a big risk airing a tape of a revered rock star and humanitarian, who recently fell into a coma, allegedly having his way with a woman backstage at one of his concerts. I know this show is supposed to be a commentary on the media today, but this is just gross. What TV station, besides TMZ, would do this?
Better Things (FX, 10:00 p.m.) — Sam has a conversation about the future with her mother while trying to connect with her daughter in the present.
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC, 10:00 p.m.) — Laurel makes a startling discovery while Annalise presents a high-profile murder case to her class that even the Keating 5 finds morally questionable.
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out (MTV, 10:00 p.m.) — Stevie J and Joseline compete in “Outgoing Message,” “Plead the Fifth,” “Sunday Service” and the “Wildstyle” battle.
The Blacklist (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) — Liz uncovers more dirt on her family as Red and the task force hunt down an evildoer who finances crimes for profit and is an ally of criminal mogul Alexander Kirk.
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