Watch With Amanda: What’s on TV This Week? October 22 – 28
This week: Happy Endings and Don’t Trust The B in Apt 23 return, Unser and Clay have a confrontation on Sons of Anarchy, The 2012 World Series begins, and Andrea and Michonne meet The Governor on The Walking Dead.
What will you be watching?
Monday October 22nd
Alphas (8pm): A desperate and slightly delusional Rosen becomes determined to confront Stanton Parish over Dani’s fate, while the team races against time to keep the Alpha leader’s deadly plan from happening.
The Final Presidential Debate (9pm): President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney discuss foreign policy.
Gossip Girl (9pm): Feeling the pressure to make her first Waldorf Designs fashion show a success, Blair must rely on help from an unlikely source, but some unexpected scheming causes a scandal on the runway.
Tuesday October 23rd
NCIS (8pm): The team investigates a helicopter crash at sea and tries to find the missing pilot. Meanwhile, Ziva challenges Tony and McGee to a dare.
Hart of Dixie (8pm): Zoe spots Wade with another woman and gets jealous, so she tries to make him feel the same way. Elsewhere, Lavon accepts Lemon’s help with his campaign, which leads to his involvement in a scandal; and Lemon’s family scheme to get her to move back home.
Pretty Little Liars (8pm): The Rosewood Halloween Ghost Train is the perfect setting for all of “A’s” tricks and treats in this year’s Pretty Little Liars Halloween special
Ben & Kate (8:30pm): Kate wants Ben to be more prepared for emergencies, but he argues that he can’t plan for everything. Meanwhile, Ben’s ex-girlfriend visits; and BJ falls for her boss.
New Girl (9pm): Jess takes Cece’s modeling gig at a car show. Elsewhere, Schmidt buys Nick a cookie, prompting the guys to examine the rules of male friendship.
Go On (9pm): The group celebrates Ryan’s birthday with a scavenger hunt. Elsewhere, Sonia cares for Steven following his colonoscopy, and Mr. K and Anne connect over their love of musicals.
Happy Endings (9pm): SEASON PREMIERE! In the Season 3 premiere, the on-again, off-again relationship between Alex and Dave is on-again, while an accident puts Penny in a full body cast and turns Max into her angel of mercy, until he gets an eyeful of her hunky physical therapist. Later, out-of-work Brad tries to keep a secret from Jane.
Don’t Trust The B—- In Apt 23 (9:30pm): SEASON PREMIERE! The second season begins with James trying to organize a “Dawson’s Creek” reunion, but he makes some shocking discoveries and encounters some stars from TV’s past, including Busy Philipps, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Frankie Muniz.
The New Normal (9:30pm): David and Bryan conclude their baby needs godparents. Elsewhere, Bryan tries to connect with his Catholic roots by visiting a church, where he receives unexpected advice.
Emily Owens M.D. (9pm): Emily learns that the nurses don’t like her when she is assigned a difficult case as revenge. Later, Emily reveals her feelings to Will, and considers using a secret she knows about the chief to get a speedy approval on a procedure.
Private Practice (10pm): Sheldon jumps to conclusions when a child disappears from the ER. Meanwhile, Addison and Jake don’t see eye to eye regarding one of his patients; Stephanie inquires about Sam’s history with Addison; and a new doctor begins work at Saint Ambrose.
Parenthood (10pm): Kristina prepares for surgery and finds out that Max has a class speech scheduled for the same day; Drew isn’t pleased that he and Sarah are moving in with Mark; Joel worries about Julia’s health; and Ryan asks Amber out.
Vegas (10pm): The investigation into the murder of a black maid reveals a connection to a prominent local businessman, while Savino’s interest in investing in another casino piques the interest of the Milwaukee mob.
Sons of Anarchy (10pm): Jax takes control as complications arise in “Toad’s Wild Ride.”
Wednesday October 24th
The World Series (7:30pm): Game #1
Arrow (8pm): Assassin Deadshot kills one of Oliver’s targets and then sets his sights on gunning down Walter. To stop him, Oliver enlists the help of Det. Lance, but his plan leads to dire consequences. Meanwhile, Laurel and Tommy get caught in an awkward situation.
Supernatural (9pm): Sam and Dean investigate a bizarre murder in a college town. Their probe leads them to an apartment where they find two dead bodies and a computer with some disturbing footage that indicates the deaths may be the result of an unusual animal attack.
Criminal Minds (9pm): A legless body is found in the New Mexico desert and a second unwilling amputee shows up at a hospital. The team conducts a search to find the amateur surgeon before he can remove a limb from another unsuspecting victim. Meanwhile, Reid makes secret phone calls to a mystery woman.
Law & Order: SVU (9pm): A young boy’s abduction reminds the squad of a similar case from 13 years ago, which was never solved. As the detectives race to locate the boy, Benson resolves to make amends for past errors.
Modern Family (9pm): When the Dunphys’ neighbors find Claire’s annual Halloween extravaganza inappropriate, Phil suggests having an open house for the holiday. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron host a costume party, but must also field questions from Lily about her birth mom; and Gloria’s pregnancy intensifies her emotions.
Suburgatory (9:30pm): Tessa persuades Dalia, Kimantha, Kaitlyn and Kenzie to wear feminist-inspired Halloween costumes, an idea which catches the interest of a notorious local witch named Paula. Meanwhile, George and Noah dress up as each other; and Dallas wants George to be part of her “Barbie and Ken” Halloween.
Nashville (10pm): Rayna focuses on her family and discovers the depth of the financial problems she and Teddy face. Elsewhere, Juliette’s mom comes back into her life; Juliette tempts Deacon with a contract offer; and Scarlett and Gunnar’s shot at stardom is jeopardized.
Chicago Fire (10pm): Casey faces pressure to cover for a cop’s son, who was responsible for a drunken-driving accident that left a teenager paralyzed. Meanwhile, Severide ignores his doctor’s warnings that his neck injury may never heal if he doesn’t seek treatment; and Mills must choose between working at the fire department full-time or helping his mom with her restaurant.
CSI (10pm): A famous music historian is murdered and her body is left in a piano. The death hits Sanders hard because he shared a past with the victim.
American Horror Story: Asylum (10pm): An exorcist visits Briarcliff to help a troubled boy. Meanwhile, Sister Jude reveals a disturbing secret.
Thursday October 25th
Last Resort (8pm): Chaplin and Kendal negotiate with the U.S. government. Meanwhile, Shepard takes command of the Colorado after a critical system fails.
Big Bang Theory (8pm): Leonard tries a scientific approach to seducing Penny, while the gang celebrates Halloween at Stuart’s comic-book store. Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin has a cameo.
30 Rock (8pm): Liz and Jack square off in a political battle to influence voters in the 2012 presidential election. Elsewhere, Jenna goes to extremes to please her new fan base.
The Vampire Diaries (8pm): Connor (guest star Todd Williams) continues his search to uncover the secrets of Mystic Falls and tries to convince Jeremy to work with him, and Elena is determined to continue her senior year at Mystic Falls High with support from Matt and Caroline.
Up All Night (8:30pm): Reagan worries her charms are fading, but a visit to the dentist boosts her confidence. Elsewhere, Ava realizes her neighbors don’t like her, so she and Walter set up a haunted house.
The Office (9pm): It’s Halloween in the office, and the trick’s on Andy when his college music group arrives to perform, leading to a confrontation with his frenemy, Broccoli Rob (Stephen Colbert). Elsewhere, Dwight suspects a psycho is running rampant in the office, and Jim and Pam clash over Jim’s new job.
Beauty & The Beast (9pm): When a Bosnian immigrant, Iris, is arrested on the suspicion of killing a judge for deporting her brother, Vincent insists she’s innocent. Trusting his instincts, Cat works behind-the-scenes to uncover the truth in “All In.”
Grey’s Anatomy (9pm): Meredith stops discussing her surgeries with Derek in an effort to be sensitive to his situation; Richard seeks Catherine’s assistance with a difficult operation; and Arizona wrestles with her new reality, making Callie and Alex confront their guilt.
Person of Interest (9pm): Reese and Finch face an ethical dilemma when the Machine gives them the number of a mob enforcer who’s in danger. Meanwhile, Finch gets help from an unlikely ally.
Parks & Recreation (9:30pm): Halloween brings some upsetting news for Leslie in the form of a job offer for Ben. At the same time, Ron and Andy go trick-or-treating with Diane’s daughters, while Tom looks for a new business venture.
Scandal (10pm): The parents of a missing college student seek help from the firm. Meanwhile, David gets unexpected assistance with a case he’s investigating; and Mellie wields her political influence, creating tension for Fitz.
Elementary (10pm): A Wall Street executive dies from an apparent heroin overdose, but Holmes isn’t convinced. Meanwhile, Watson starts dating again.
Friday October 26th
Mockingbird Lane (8pm): A revamping of the 1964-66 TV series “The Munsters” tracks the lives of a ghoulish family. Here, young Eddie discovers he grows hair all over his body during a full moon, and funeral director Herman Munster suffers from a heart condition.
Nikita (9pm): Nikita tries to rescue a brainwashed girl before she can detonate a bomb aimed at a high-level target.
Grimm (9pm): Nick and Hank team with an Albuquerque detective to solve a recent rash of child abductions, and Nick starts to notice correlations between the case and a Hispanic legend that has links to his own family history. Elsewhere, Monroe decides to teach some neighborhood bullies a lesson.
Fringe (9pm): The Fringe team wonder if a recently resurfaced Broyles can be trusted when they find themselves in hostile territory.
Sunday October 28th
Once Upon A Time (8pm): While Regina continues to try and stop using her magic in an attempt to win back Henry’s affections, she begins seeing what she believes is a ghost from her past.
Revenge (9pm): Emily and Victoria face people from their pasts, and one encounter leaves Victoria unnerved. Meanwhile, Jack takes on increasing responsibilities; and Padma’s actions could result in significant consequences for Nolan’s company.
Boardwalk Empire (9pm): A Thompson family reunion on Easter gives Eli a chance to get back on Nucky’s good side. Meanwhile, Richard takes Tommy on a visit to the Sagorskys; Gillian makes plans for the future; and in New York, Gyp prepares for a meeting with Joe Masseria.
Dexter (9pm): Dexter seeks to learn why someone was killed on his boat, while at the same time, he tries to outmaneuver Isaak, who is bent on revenge. Later, the Wayne Randall case takes a positive turn when new leads are brought to light by his fetching former accomplice, whom Dexter learns is harboring a secret.
The Good Wife (9pm): The accountant for drug dealer Lemond Bishop is arrested. Alicia must determine what the Feds want and whether they are targeting his legal businesses or his drug money. Meanwhile, Nick creates more trouble for Kalinda.
The Walking Dead (9pm): Andrea and Michonne meet a new band of survivors, but conflicts arise.
666 Park Avenue (10pm): Olivia prepares for the Drake’s annual Halloween costume gala and recalls a murderous Halloween night at the building in 1929. Meanwhile, Jane is troubled by the spirit from the suitcase; Olivia’s safety is threatened; and Henry meets a media consultant who is interested in propelling his political career.
Homeland (10pm): Brody finds himself imprisoned again, only this time it’s in the United States. Meanwhile, Carrie’s rash judgment call at the hotel results in Estes trying to keep Jessica off their trail; and Dana’s relationship with Finn heats up as their date night takes an unexpected turn.
Treme (10pm): Encouraged by Aunt Mimi to find a big name for his opera project, Davis finds a way to pitch his idea to Fats Domino. Meanwhile, Toni and L.P. finally make some progress in their respective cases on a visit to a forensic pathologist in Virginia; Cornell tries to talk sense into Sonny before he spirals out of control; Janette is exposed to the corporate side of the restaurant business; and Antoine goes to bat for a promising musician with a learning disability.
The Mentalist (10pm): A flashback to when Jane first met Lisbon and the CBI team.
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