What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Empire’, ‘Survivor’, ‘American Horror Story’ on Wednesday

Empire is FINALLY back after what feels like a longer hiatus than it actually has been! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Wednesday 11/09/2016:

8:00 PM ET

Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X (“I’m the Kingpin”) – New alliances and tensions arise at the merge. (CBS)

Arrow (“So It Begins”) – Oliver searches for connections between Prometheus’ victims; Felicity and Curtis discover the victims are all tied to Oliver’s past; Thea has a talk with Lance; Felicity thinks about telling Malone the truth about her work. (The CW)

Total Bellas [SEASON FINALE] (“Wedding Mania”) – Emotions run high in the days leading up to Kathy and Johnny’s wedding; Brie’s retirement WrestleMania match fast approaches. (E!)

Lethal Weapon (“Ties That Bind”) – While investigating the murder of a young model, Riggs and Murtaugh uncover a connection to one of LA’s wealthiest families; Riggs discovers an old family friend has ties to the case; Murtaugh discovers something unsettling about his daughter. (FOX)

Blindspot (“We Fight Death on Thick Lone Waters”) – Two criminals hold the key to finding Jane and Weller after they go missing during an undercover operation; AUSA Weitz returns with a grudge against the team. (NBC)

The Goldbergs (“Recipe for Death II: Kiss the Cook”) – Adam asks his dad for money to film his own action movie; Erica and Beverly go clothes shopping; Erica uses Beverly’s sweaters to create her own version of a popular outfit. (ABC)

8:30 PM ET

Speechless (“D-A-T-E– DATE?”) – J.J. has a crush on an injured gymnast who has to learn to adapt to life in a wheelchair; Ray tries to explain why there’s a picture of a nipple on his phone; Jimmy shows Dylan how to deal with stress. (ABC)

What's On TV Tonight? - 'Empire', 'Survivor', 'American Horror Story' on Wednesday

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9:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Empire (“One Before Another”) – Lucious and Andre are on high alert as they wait for Shine to retaliate; Jamal teams up with Hakeem for a performance that he thinks could help him face his fears; Cookie is caught off guard during a routine meeting with her probation officer. (FOX)

Modern Family (“Grab It”) – Phil considers becoming a member at Jay’s favorite refuge; Claire is mistaken about her influence on Alex’s choices; Cam holds back on telling Mitchell what his play is really about. (ABC)

Criminal Minds (“The Anti-Terror Squad”) – The BAU investigates the case of two murdered families, where two high school students are the sole survivors. (CBS)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (“Broken Rhymes”) – The detectives interrogate the CEO of a recording company and his protégé for their involvement in an assault on a transgender student. (NBC)

Lip Sync Battle (“Rob Riggle vs. Jeff Dye”) – Actor Rob Riggle does battle with comic Jeff Dye. (Spike)

Frequency (“Deviation”) – Raimy meets Karl, who speaks to himself in the future; Raimy and Frank plan to use the Nightingale’s next victim as bait. (The CW)

Worst Cooks in America (“Best of the Worst”) – Worst Cooks in America revisits some of the craziest and messiest moments in the show’s history; mentors face a serious challenge as they do their best to make experts out of seemingly hopeless cases. (Food Network)

Salem (“The Heart Is a Devil”) – Mary leaves the comfort of Alden’s embrace, determined to do whatever it takes to keep evil at bay. (WGN America)

9:30 PM ET

Blackish (“Jack of All Trades”) – The results of Jack’s career test reveal that he may be looking at a blue-collar future; Ruby is led to believe Diane is possessed. (ABC)

10:00 PM ET

American Horror Story: Roanoke (“Chapter 9”) – An all-new episode of the popular horror series. (FX)

Real World Seattle: Bad Blood (“Stacked Odds”) – The feud between Anna and Katrina intensifies after Peter sleeps with Anna; Orlana reveals a secret about Jordan; Jenn seeks closure. (MTV)

Designated Survivor (“The Interrogation”) – A shooting at the White House during a governors’ summit throws President Kirkman’s plans to elect a new Congress into turmoil; Agent Hannah makes a shocking discovery in her investigation of the capitol bombing. (ABC)

Code Black (“Hero Complex”) – When a college student regains consciousness at the hospital, Malaya must tell her that she has been raped; Willis and Campbell are at odds when a terminally ill woman wants to end her life on her own terms. (CBS)

Chicago P.D. (“Some Friend”) – While responding to a complaint, Burgess and Sorensen find the body of a 16-year-old girl in a baseball player’s (Billy Burke) house; Lindsay receives a mysterious delivery that might have ties to her past. (NBC)

South Park – Secrets are revealed as the election is decided. (Comedy Central)

You’re the Worst (“The Inherent, Unsullied Qualitative Value of Anything”) – Jimmy and Gretchen’s tensions come to a head at a wedding; Edgar’s newfound success jeopardizes his relationship; Lindsay must come clean to Paul. (FXX)

Rectify (“Bob & Carol & Ted Jr & Alice”) – Daniel continues to adjust to group living which is further complicated by his new roommate; Janet plans to visit Daniel. (IFC)

Younger (“Ladies Who Lust”) – Liza and Kelsey try to protect their author’s anonymity, but a women’s erotica event may reveal the truth. (TV Land)

10:30 PM ET

Legends of Chamberlain Heights (“Cane and Disabled”) – The Legends feign mental handicaps in order to score better seats at a basketball game, but when Milk begins to receive menacing texts from an anonymous number threatening to expose their lies, things take a turn for the worse. (IFC)

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (“Post-Election”) – Sam heaves a sigh of relief at the end of the 2016 election with some very special guests. (TBS)

Impastor (“Ah-Men”) – Russell calls on Buddy to become more of a leader in the gay community; Sheriff Graham enlists Dora to spy on Buddy and Alexa; Schmidt and Ashlee take their relationship public. (TV Land)

11:00 PM ET

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)

11:30 PM ET

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – Chris D’Elia; Megan Neuringer. (Comedy Central)


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is joined by Buzzfeed Bureau Chief John Stanton. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan features Actor Kristen Stewart; comic Bill Burr; Fidlar performs. (11:00 PM, TBS)

Watch What Happens: Live welcomes Actress Priyanka Chopra; actor Tony Goldwyn. (11:00 PM, Bravo)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has Actor Eddie Redmayne; actress Lily Collins; Martha Wainwright performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert is joined by Actor Miles Teller; astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson; Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live welcomes Actor Robert De Niro; TV host Gigi Hadid; Willie Nelson performs. (11:35 PM, ABC)

Late Night With Seth Meyers features TV host Wendy Williams; Lukas Graham performs; Keith Carlock sits in with the 8G Band. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With James Corden has Actor Ryan Phillippe; actress Kyra Sedgwick; Shura performs. (12:35 AM, CBS)

Last Call With Carson Daly is joined by Chef Alton Brown; Saves the Day performs; Roosevelt. (1:35 AM, NBC)

What, if anything, do you plan on watching on TV tonight? Sound off in the comments!

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