Sunday, November 6
Once Upon a Time, 8-9 on ABC: In “Snow Falls,” Emma (Jennifer Morrison) — at Henry's (Jared Gilmore) urging — convinces Mary Margaret (Ginnifer Goodwin) to visit comatose John Doe (Josh Dallas) in the hospital and read to him from the storybook. Back in the fairytale world, Prince Charming meets Snow White for the first time in a most unexpected way.
PREMIERE! The Real Housewives of Atlanta, 9-10 PM on Bravo: In the Season 4 premiere, “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained,” Kandi, Phaedra, and Cynthia explore their entrepreneurial prowess. Though their dreams range from sex toys to funeral homes to a modeling school, each woman jumps into their chosen endeavor with boldness and humor. On the relationship front, NeNe and Kim remain estranged, but their personal love lives have changed drastically. Kim is madly in love, pregnant, and building a home with Kroy, while NeNe's now-official separation from Gregg teeters on the brink of divorce. Sheree has grand plans for her own dream house, but the pieces aren't coming together very smoothly. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
The Good Wife, 9-10 on CBS: Alicia (Julianna Margulies) worries that she will break confidentiality when the Treasury Department forces her to report on her latest client, and Peter (Chris Noth) digs into Will’s (Josh Charles) past transgressions in “Executive Order 13224.”
Dexter, 9-10 PM on Showtime: Dexter’s (Michael C. Hall) case turns personal in “Just Let Go.” As Debra (Jennifer Carpenter) begins to feel overwhelmed as a lieutenant, she discovers that Quinn (Desmond Harrington) made a professional faux pas.
Pan Am, 10-11 PM on ABC: In the all-new “Romance Languages,” the ramifications of Dean’s (Mike Vogel) affair with Ginny (Erin Cummings) catch up with him — quite literally — when she stalks him to Rome. Colette (Karine Vanasse) takes an unescorted minor under her wing, Kate (Kelli Garner) struggles with the dangerous fallout from her strong connection with Niko (guest star Goran Visnjic), and Laura (Margot Robbie) crushes on the handsome photographer (guest star Bill Heck) who shot her for the Life cover.
Friday, November 4
Nikita, 8-9 PM on The CW: While in prison, Ryan (guest star Noah Bean) discovers patterns that reveal how Oversight gets its funding. He arranges a meeting with Nikita (Maggie Q) to fill her in, but Amanda (Melinda Clarke) intercepts their coded messages and alerts Oversight, who sends in one of their own to interrogate Ryan. It’s a race against time as Nikita and Michael (Shane West) scramble to break Ryan out of prison before Oversight can get to him in “Clawback.” [SNEAK PEEK]
Grimm, 9-10 PM on NBC: Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) investigate a breaking-and-entering that leads them to a strange family with a cultural heritage of blurring the line between right and wrong in “Bears Will Be Bears.”
Thursday, November 3
The X Factor, 8-9 PM on FOX: America sends home one finalist from the top 12.
PREMIERE! Bones, 9-10 PM on FOX: In the Season 7 premiere, “The Memories of the Shallow Grave,” the team investigates the death of a woman with a history of amnesia, disappearances, and head trauma, and Booth (David Boreanaz) discusses living arrangements with a very pregnant Brennan (Emily Deschanel). [SNEAK PEEK]
The Vampire Diaries, 8-9 PM on The CW: In the all-new Season 3 episode “Ordinary People,” Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Rebekah (guest star Claire Holt) engage in a mean-girl power struggle — until Rebekah finally reveals some of her family’s ancient secrets and the violent past she shares with Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies). Damon (Ian Somerhalder) tries a reckless new approach to make a breakthrough with Stefan (Paul Wesley). [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
The Secret Circle, 9-10 PM on The CW: After not hearing from her grandmother (Ashley Crow) for a couple of days, Cassie (Britt Robertson) grows concerned and wants to go look for her. Diana (Shelley Hennig) decides the entire Circle should go in case Jane is in trouble, and she invites Jake (guest star Chris Zylka) along, much to Adam’s (Thomas Dekker) dismay. A storm turns the day trip into an overnight excursion, so Faye suggests a little game of Truth or Dare to liven up the evening. However, things take a terrible turn when Faye encounters someone from her past in “Beneath.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Parks and Recreation, 8:30-9 PM on NBC: A local group predicts that the end of the world is near, prompting everyone to reflect on their lives. Tom (Aziz Ansari) decides to throw a huge party, and April (Aubrey Plaza) helps Andy (Chris Pratt) check items off his “bucket list.”
Grey’s Anatomy, 9-10 PM on ABC: George’s mother (guest star Debra Monk) returns to Seattle Grace after undergoing a botched surgery at another hospital, and the doctors wax nostalgic about George (T.R. Knight) in “Heart-Shaped Box.” Meanwhile, a harvested heart continues to beat outside its body; a new pediatric fellow excites Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) and arouses Alex’s (Justin Chambers) insecurities; Jackson (Jesse Williams) allows his suspicions about Mark (Eric Dane) and Lexie (Chyler Leigh) interfere with his work; and Henry (guest star Scott Foley) and Teddy (Kim Raver) fight when he tells her he wants to go to medical school. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Wednesday, November 2
The X Factor, 8-10 PM on FOX: The top 12 — the finalists from the boys, girls, over 30s, and groups categories — perform.
America’s Next Top Model, 9-10 PM on The CW: In the eighth episode of the All-Star Cycle, the models write and sing songs about their lives — with a surprising twist. The rapper Game then steps in to direct the women in music videos based on their songs. [WATCH LISA AND TYRA'S RAP VIDEO]
Modern Family, 9-9:30 on ABC: In the all-new Season 3 episode “Treehouse,” Gloria (Sofia Vergara) grows envious of how much Shorty (guest star Chazz Palminteri) and his girlfriend, Darlene (guest star Jennifer Tilly), do as a couple. She gives Jay (Ed O’Neill) an ultimatum: Step it up for a night of salsa dancing — or else. Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) takes a bet a little too far when Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Crispin (Craig Zimmerman) challenge him to get a hot girl’s (guest star Leslie Mann) number at the bar, and Phil (Ty Burrell) builds a tree house for Luke (Nolan Gould). [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Happy Endings, 9:30-10 on ABC: In “Lying Around,” Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.) sneaks off for a secret staycation at a plush hotel in the city to dodge a visit from Jane’s (Eliza Coupe) sorority sister, and Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) starts seeing a new guy who takes her on ridiculous dates. Max (Adam Pally) and Dave (Zachary Knighton) make a commercial to promote “Steak Me Home Tonight.”
Revenge, 10-11 PM on ABC: The Graysons' 25th wedding anniversary is a less than celebratory occasion when a high-profile story comes out in the paper and unwanted guests arrive for a family dinner in “Charade.” Desperate to prove his loyalty to Victoria (Madeleine Stowe), Frank (Max Martini) digs into Emily’s (Emily VanCamp) past — and uncovers a little too much. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
American Horror Story, 10-11 PM on FX: In part two of “Halloween,” Tate (Evan Peters) comes face-to-face with his past, and a new houseguest haunts Vivien (Connie Britton) and Ben (Dylan McDermott).
PREMIERE! Top Chef, 10-11 PM on Bravo: Season 9 opens with 29 cheftestants invading the Lone Star State to prove their culinary worth — but only 16 will advance in the competition.
Tuesday, November 1
NCIS, 8-9 PM on CBS: After Gibbs’s (Mark Harmon) and Fornell’s (Joe Spano) ex-wife’s current husband is kidnapped, the NCIS team searches for answers in “Devil’s Triangle.” Melinda McGraw guest stars as the scary ex. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Glee, 8-9 PM on FOX: The Glee hiatus is finally over! In “Pot o’ Gold,” Brittany’s (Heather Morris) family hosts Irish foreign exchange student Rory Flanagan (Glee Project winner Damian McGinty) when he arrives at McKinley High. Meanwhile, Mr. Schuester (Matthew Morrison) tries to thwart Sue's (Jane Lynch) congressional dreams by recruiting Kurt's (Chris Colfer) dad Burt (Mike O’Malley) to run against her, and a scorned Mercedes (Amber Riley) attempts to steal away more members of New Directions for Shelby's (Idina Menzel) rival glee club. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
New Girl, 9-9:30 PM on FOX: New Girl is also back! In “Naked,” Nick (Jake Johnson) lands a date with an attractive coworker (guest star Lake Bell), but Jess (Zooey Deschanel) accidentally walks in on him naked, making his self-confidence plummet to an all-time low. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
90210, 8-9 PM on The CW: Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) throws an all-campus costume party with her archnemesis Holly (guest star Megalyn Echikunwoke) in “It’s the Great Masquerade, Naomi Clark.” Meanwhile, Navid's (Michael Steger) plan to bring down his Uncle Amal (guest star Anthony Azizi) doesn't quite work out, and Silver (Jessica Stroup) learns that political candidate Marissa Harris-Young (guest star Brandy Norwood) isn’t who she seems. Adrianna (Jessica Lowndes) handcuffs herself to Dixon (Tristan Wilds) in an attempt to get him to stay sober, and Annie (Shenae Grimes) considers giving Patrick (guest star Chris L. McKenna) another chance. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Ringer, 9-10 PM on The CW: Still posing as Siobhan, Bridget (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is forced to reveal she has a twin to Andrew (Ioan Gruffudd) and Henry (Kristoffer Polaha) when Agent Machado (Nestor Carbonell) starts closing in. Henry becomes a suspect in Gemma’s (Tara Summers) disappearance, and Juliet (Zoey Deutch) starts partying to dangerous extremes. Meanwhile, Malcolm (Mike Colter) escapes and is on the run from his kidnappers in “Oh Gawd, There’s Two of Them?” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Dancing With the Stars, 9-10 PM on ABC: Tune in for Week 7’s live results show. Someone’s gotta go!
Monday, October 31
Ringer, 8-10 PM on The CW: Have a Ringer mini-marathon with two repeat episodes, “A Whole New Kind of Bitch” and “The Poor Kids Do It Everyday.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Dancing With the Stars, 8:30-10 PM on ABC: Don’t miss the seventh week of Season 13 performances. Ron Artest, Elisabetta Canalis, Kristin Cavallari, Chynna Phillips, Carson Kressley, and Chaz Bono have already gotten the boot; who will screw up tonight?
Castle, 10-11 PM on ABC: When Castle (Nathan Fillion) and his mother Martha (Susan Sullivan) are taken hostage by a crew of bank robbers pretending to be TV doctors — Trapper John M.D., Dr. Huxtable, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, and Dr. Doogie Howser — in “Cops and Robbers,” Beckett (Stana Katic) finds herself on the outside, desperately trying to rescue them, which proves to be even more difficult with a by-the-book hostage negotiator (guest star Dean Norris, Breaking Bad) watching her every move. As the de facto leader of the hostages, Castle discovers that the robbery is actually a skillfully orchestrated distraction for an even more sinister plan. But will he be able to foil the bank robbers' plans before it’s too late? [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Bored to Death, 9-9:30 on HBO: In “We Could Sing a Duet,” George (Ted Danson) urges Jonathan (Jason Schwartzman) to show Emily (guest star Halley Feiffer) what it’s like to be out with a younger man, but they wind up on a stakeout with a wannabe gumshoe (guest star Brett Gelman) impersonating Jonathan. Meanwhile, Ray (Zach Galifianakis) is drawn to an older woman (guest star Olympia Dukakis) after a fight with Leah (Heather Burns).
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, 9-10 PM on Bravo: In the all-new Season 2 episode “Otherwise Engaged,” the ladies fete Lisa’s daughter’s engagement with a three-ring social extravaganza featuring circus performers, camels, and snakes. Busy keeping a secret from her sister Kyle, Kim is a no-show. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Hawaii Five-0, 10-11 PM on CBS: In Hawaii Five-0’s Halloween episode, “Ka Iwi Kapu,” a drifter (guest star Robert Englund, aka Freddy Krueger) puts a curse on Danny (Scott Caan) while the team investigates the murder of a young couple who were filming a documentary about a traditional Hawaiian burial site. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
American Horror Story, 10 PM-2:10 AM on FX: Scare yourself silly with the first four episodes of this crazy-creepy show about a haunted mansion in L.A.