What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Premiere, ‘Bellator MMA’ Live on Friday

The Vampire Diaries is back for its final season! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Friday 10/21/2016:

8:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: The Vampire Diaries [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Hello, Brother”) – Stefan continues his search for Damon and Enzo, months after they vanished from the armory vault; Caroline and Alaric fear for their family after a dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor. (The CW)

Caught on Camera With Nick Cannon (“Rescues and Close Calls”) – Out-of-control and dangerous events are caught on camera, with stories of the heroes and survivors who lived to tell about them. (NBC)

Hell’s Kitchen (“Walking the Plank”) – The contestants go head-to-head against a chef of their choice from the opposing team in The Seven Seas Seafood Challenge; musician Joe Perry and singer Estelle join chef Ramsey at the dinner service. (FOX)

Last Man Standing (“Trick or Treat”) – Mike decides that everyone in the family should dress up like each other for the annual Halloween party, hoping to turn everyone against the holiday. (ABC)

MacGyver (“Toothpick”) – MacGyver must fix a sabotaged train to protect a woman who has proof that her boss is selling weapons to enemies of the U.S. (CBS)

8:30 PM ET

Dr. Ken (“D.K.’s Korean Ghost Story”) – Allison is disappointed that Dave is outgrowing getting scared on Halloween; the Park family and the Welltopia gang bring a scary Korean story to life. (ABC)

9:00 PM ET

Bellator MMA [LIVE] – Former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko takes on Kendall Grove; from Memphis, Tennessee. (Spike)

Hawaii Five-0 (“Ke Ku ‘Ana”) – A cache of guns is stolen by a person looking to make a statement on gun violence; Kono and Adam are reunited. (CBS)

Hamilton’s America – A behind-the-scenes look at the Broadway musical “Hamilton,” including interviews with creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and his colleagues as well as President Barack Obama and George W. Bush. (PBS)

Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse (“Jack”) – Marcus deals with the loss of one of his former teammates. (OWN)

Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (“Blood in the Water”) – Drama erupts when the stars fight dirty; KeKe storms off in a tirade; Amber breaks down over Jim’s belligerent drinking habits; Nikko battles to win Margeaux back. (WE TV)

Shark Tank – An Oregon mom has a stylish clothing line for little ones; an 18-year-old from New York tries to spread his passion for maple syrup; a Texas woman has a multi-use kitchen accessory; an Oregon man creates a new kind of tag for dog lovers. (ABC)

Dateline NBC (“Secrets in the Smoky Mountains”) – A son uncovers a dark family conspiracy when he questions his mother following a man’s apparent suicide. (NBC)

The Exorcist (“Chapter Five: Through My Most Grievous Fault”) – The storm of the century descends on Chicago as Father Tomas and Marcus battle the demon in spiritual warfare; the demon’s control begins to divide members of the Rance family. (FOX)

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Where Is Josh’s Friend?”) – Rebecca believes Josh is in love with her, while Greg appears to be missing; Paula begins to accept the source of her obsession with Rebecca’s love life; Darryl and White Josh attempt to navigate their relationship. (The CW)

Z Nation (“Doc Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”) – The residents of a mental hospital capture Doc. (Syfy)

10:00 PM ET

Blue Bloods (“For the Community”) – Erin and Anthony try to keep a prominent community activist, who isn’t a citizen, from being deported; Frank must determine if the NYPD should participate in the U.S. Marshals’ high-profile raid of a local gang. (CBS)

20/20 (“How to Get Away With Murder”) – Christopher Waide is convicted of the 2014 murder of 19-year-old Lea Porter and is sentenced to 48 years in prison; the report includes never-before-seen police interrogation videos, surveillance videos and crime scene photos. (ABC)

Quarry (“Carnival of Souls”) – The Broker has Mac take down a head drug dealer; Olsen follows his suspicions. (Cinemax)

Van Helsing (“Nothing Matters”) – Vanessa and Susan are chased by mutated feral vampires in the sewers, arriving back at the hospital only after a hostile takeover. (Syfy)

ELeague [LIVE SEASON PREMIERE] – Group A Play- CS: GO. (TBS)

Wolf Creek (“Kutyukutyu”) – Haunted by the massacre of her parents and brother, Eve sets out on a quest for revenge; in Kutyukutyu, Eve runs afoul of the local police and lands in a jail cell; Mick Taylor finds out that an American teenager is looking for him. (POPSD)

11:00 PM ET

High Maintenance [SEASON FINALE] (“Ex”) – The Guy pays a visit to a longtime customer and agoraphobic, Patrick; the Guy seeks solace from a customer after a rough night. (HBO)

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)


The Late Show With Stephen Colbert is joined by Actor Matt LeBlanc; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-District of Columbia); Wyclef Jean performs. (11:35 PM, CBS)

What's On TV Tonight? - 'The Vampire Diaries' Premiere, 'Bellator MMA' Live on Friday

Source: YouTube

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

And for more TV updates, follow me on Twitter: @NickRomanTV

TV 2016TV GuideTV ScheduleWhat's On TV Tonight?