Last Man Standing
As Halloween approaches, Boyd's (Flynn Morrison) costume of choice -- a lump of coal -- only serves to stoke Vanessa's (Nancy Travis) awareness that her job as a geologist may be hurting the environment. Meanwhile, Mike and Chuck (Tim Allen, Jonathan Adams) chew over the merits of a local ballot measure that would merge their upscale neighborhood high school with one in the inner city, in the new episode "School Merger."
On the Menu
A new episode finds the home cooks challenged to create a decadent new dessert for Planet Hollywood. The winner will see his creation added to the menu of the popular restaurant chain. Ty Pennington is host, and celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse also is featured.
In a new episode, drag queen Frank Marino, a spokesman for the Las Vegas bedding store Holy Sheets, wants Wayde and Brett to create an over-the-top bed tank that will make customers want to "sleep with the fishes," but an electrical nightmare may cause problems. Later, Brett gets distracted looking for buried pirate treasure as they are supposed to build a tank for a pirate ship in Perdido Key, Fla.
A new episode called "Ho'oilina" (which is Hawaiian for "legacy") opens on the fourth anniversary of the death of McGarrett's (Alex O'Loughlin) father, John (recurring guest star William Sadler), as a woman helps McGarrett revisit an important part of his dad's legacy: the last unsolved case John was working on just before he died. Greg Ellis and Mirrah Foulkes guest star; Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park also star.
America's Next Top Model
In the new episode "The Girl With the Bloodcurdling Scream," an eliminated model rejoins the competition following an online vote by fans. In a Halloween-based challenge, models who are able to maintain their cool in a pitch-black former slaughterhouse that has a very gruesome history could win a special treat. At a fashion show to raise AIDS awareness, Tyra Banks acts as makeup artist to the models, who don a variety of ornate gloves.
This new unscripted special follows Bobby Hamilton and Jim Lansdale, founders of the Gulf Coast Bigfoot Research Organization (GCBRO) as they lead a team of commandos determined to find and kill a Bigfoot, to alert the public to the reality of these creatures. If that sounds like a grudge match, it is: Hamilton says he was attacked by a Sasquatch as a child. The hunt begins when the duo gets a call from a woman who reports a rogue creature is attacking her animals.
In the conclusion of this spooky Halloween special, Tara (Naomi Sequeira) and her stepbrother, Seb (George Sear), realize they're going to have to solve the mystery of the ancient, future-predicting tapestry before the terrifying Esmerelda Dwyer (Sharon Morgan) carries out her goal of destroying their new home and family.
Season 4 opens with the new episode "Thanks for the Memories," which finds Nick (David Giuntoli) struggling to accept his new reality -- he's no longer a Grimm -- in the aftermath of Rosalee and Monroe's (Bree Turner, Silas Weir Mitchell) wedding. Trubel (guest star Jacqueline Toboni) faces the consequences of the heinous murder she committed as a new threat comes to Portland, stealing its victims' memories and leaving them demented. Alexis Denisof guest stars.
The new episode "Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek" finds the 88-year-old crooner and the flamboyant "Mother Monster" performing selections from their new album of jazz standards drawn from the great American songbook. This program was recorded during a special concert at New York's Rose Theater, home base of "Jazz From Lincoln Center."
Mysteries at the Museum
History explorer Don Wildman examines a badge that inspired a precocious teenager to tackle a potentially dangerous nuclear experiment, along with a chess set used in an incomparable match of Cold War wits. Finally, Don displays eerie animal specimens that once spread deathly fears across the American Southwest, in the new episode "Radioactive Boy Scout, Match of the Century, Four Corners Outbreak."
Edge of Alaska
Welcome to McCarthy, Alaska, population 42. Once a flourishing Gold Rush center that was the state's own "Sin City," this remote Old West town -- situated 100 miles from the nearest law enforcement -- is now populated largely by eccentrics, each pursuing his own quirky dream. As this new unscripted series reveals, however, McCarthy is divided between those who want to restore its former character and others who want to drag it into the modern age.
Adapted from a DC Comics series, this new supernatural action thriller revolves around demon hunter John Constantine (Matt Ryan), who's having a hard time feeling motivated, what with his soul being condemned to hell and all. In the series premiere "Non Est Asylum," Constantine resolves to walk away from occult matters until the daughter (guest star Lucy Griffiths) of an old friend is threatened. Harold Perrineau ("Lost") also stars.