What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Arrow’ Premiere, ‘Survivor’, ‘Empire’ on Wednesday

Arrow returns with its fifth season premiere! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Wednesday 10/05/2016:

8:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Arrow [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Legacy”) – Oliver struggles to deal with a city overrun by criminals and new vigilantes; when deadly new foe, Tobias Church, enters the scene, Oliver considers creating a new team of superheroes; in flashbacks, Oliver faces off against the Bratva. (The CW)

Survivor (“Your Job Is Recon”) – A chance for the castaways to mingle with the “enemy” is followed by a test of balance and precision in a tough immunity challenge. (CBS)

Total Bellas [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Cena House Rules”) – In the series premiere, Brie and Bryan move into John Cena’s house to take care of Nicole after her surgery, but John’s strict rules has the Bella family treading carefully. (E!)

The Goldbergs (“George! George Glass!”) – Adam risks physical harm in a game of paintball; Erica’s friends see through her fake boyfriend; Beverly misses seeing the Beach Boys at Live Aid, due to Murray’s stubbornness. (ABC)

Blindspot (“If Beth”) – Weller and Nas navigate their new dynamic as they lead the team in a hunt for an assassin at a museum gala; Jane recognizes a softer side to her old organization. (NBC)

Lethal Weapon (“Best Buds”) – Riggs and Murtaugh investigate a violent case involving a drug cartel, two killings, theft, and Murtaugh’s old T.O., Ned Brower, Trish and Murtaugh struggle to find time along. (FOX)

8:30 PM ET

Speechless (“B-O-N–BONFIRE”) – When Maya forces the cancellation of the homecoming bonfire because she doesn’t believe the location is wheelchair accessible, J.J. suffers backlash at school. (ABC)

9:00 PM ET

Modern Family (“Blindsided”) – Luke and Manny compete to be senior class president; Phil insists on introducing Haley to a marketing guru to help her business; Cam makes a rash decision when he finds out his star football player plans to move away. (ABC)

Criminal Minds (“Sick Day”) – J.J. is shaken after investigating the case of two abducted children, and tells her husband about the events. (CBS)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (“Imposter”) – When a man uses a false identity to lure a vulnerable married woman to bed, Barba thinks the evidence amounts to rape. (NBC)

Empire (“What Remains Is Bestial”) – Cookie asks superstar Kitty (Mariah Carey) to record a new song with Jamal, in hopes of helping him regain his ability to perform; Andre gets into trouble; Hakeem and Gram vie for Tiana’s attention. (FOX)

Car Matchmaker (“Sidecar Bob”) – Spike takes a ride on a prototype Confederate Fighter motorcycle; an art director seeks a stylist motorcycle with a sidecar so he can take road trips with his dog. (ESQUIRE)

Frequency [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Pilot”) – When Detective Raimy Sullivan discovers that she can communicate with her deceased father on an old ham radio, she warns him of events that will lead to his death so he can circumvent his fate. (The CW)

9:30 PM ET

Blackish (“40 Acres and a Vote”) – When Junior decides to run for class president, Dre steps in to be his campaign manager; Pops, Johan and Jack discuss the presidential election; Bow worries Zoey’s college essay isn’t good enough. (ABC)

10:00 PM ET

American Horror Story: Roanoke (“Episode 4”) – An all-new episode of the series centering on Los Angeles couple Matt and Shelby Miller, who move to Roanoke Island, N.C. It is when they move there, however, that their biggest problems begin. (FX)

Designated Survivor (“The Confession”) – President Kirkman and his staff try to keep a White House security breach a secret as he prepares for a television interview; the FBI continue their investigation into the bombing. (ABC)

Code Black (“Life and Limb”) – Willis helps a young soccer player injured in a bus crash; a patient’s hesitancy to disclose that she’s transgender compromises the doctors’ ability to diagnose her abdominal pain. (CBS)

Chicago P.D. (“All Cylinders Firing”) – After Platt is physically assaulted while getting into her car, she’s rushed to Chicago Med, where Mouch finds himself being questioned; Antonio and the team look for previous threats against Platt. (NBC)

You’re the Worst (“The Last Sunday Funday”) – The group has a very special day. (FXX)

Younger (“The Marshmallow Experiment”) – Liza’s identity is threatened by Thad’s laptop and Kelsey learning the truth; a Silicon Valley billionaire invests in Empirical. (TV Land)

10:30 PM ET

Impastor (“Guardian Angel”) – The church must convince an eccentric elderly woman to donate her estate; Dora goes on a date with Detective Lovello; Schmidt makes a troubling confession. (TV Land)

11:00 PM ET

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)

11:30 PM ET

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – Bob Saget; Rich Eisen. (Comedy Central)


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is joined by Actor Mark Duplass. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan welcomes Comic Norm Macdonald; band ZZ Top. (11:00 PM, TBS)

Watch What Happens: Live features Singer Kelly Clarkson; singer Melissa Etheridge. (11:00 PM, Bravo)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has Actor Ashton Kutcher; actress Issa Rae; Norah Jones performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert is joined by Actor Armie Hammer; alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn; Gustavo Dudamel performs with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live features Actor Zach Galifianakis; Idina Menzel performs. (11:35 PM, ABC)

Late Night With Seth Meyers welcomes Clinton Foundation board member Chelsea Clinton; actor Ted Danson; Bishop Briggs performs; Stanton Moore sits in with the 8G Band. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With James Corden has TV host Julie Chen; actress Beth Behrs; Kristin Chenoweth performs. (12:35 AM, CBS)

Last Call With Carson Daly is joined by Actor Kylie Bunbury; comic Ismo Leikola. (1:35 AM, NBC)

What's On TV Tonight? - 'Arrow' Premiere, 'Survivor', 'Empire' on Wednesday

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