Determined to fund Sue's (Eden Sher) college tuition, Frankie and Mike (Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn) search for second jobs in the new episode "The Loneliest Locker." Sue and Brad (guest star Brock Ciarlelli) collaborate on the senior play. Axl (Charlie McDermott) scavenges his family's home to find needed items for the house he and Hutch (guest star Alphonso McAuley) are renting. Brick (Atticus Shaffer) becomes interested in his childhood toys again.
My Grandmother's Ravioli
In Hopkins, Mich., George Martin, a 79-year-old grandfather of the Ojibwe Nation, teaches Mo how to make a big pot of corn soup -- a recipe that starts with lighting a fire without a match. George also enlightens his guest on several beautiful Native American traditions in this new episode, called "Corn Star."
"The Scientist," which sets up the new series "The Flash," brings Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) to Starling City to help Oliver (Stephen Amell) investigate a bizarre robbery. The case reminds Oliver of something that happened on the island. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) takes a liking to the new arrival. Sin (Bex Taylor-Klaus) asks Roy (Colton Haynes) to help her find a missing friend, who has a connection to Brother Blood (Kevin Alejandro).
How well do you know your proteins? The new episode "14 Chefs Compete" is sure to give you a primer -- and the contestants, too, since they have to pair the correct protein to the proper dish. If that doesn't seem exciting, the reward for the winners is: They'll head to a Santa Monica (Calif.) beach house to join several Olympians in water polo. It's a given that the losers won't have it as nice ... and indeed, they have to grate cheese instead.
The Mysteries of Laura
An investigation draws Laura and Jake (Debra Messing, Josh Lucas) back together -- maybe for good, maybe not -- in the new episode "The Mystery of the Biker Bar." Their probe of the death of said bar's owner takes them back to the scene of their first date, where memories leave them feeling nostalgic and romantic. Laura still has concerns about their twin sons, though, and she sends Max (Max Jenkins) to see how they're faring with their new babysitter.
Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, A Nature Special Presentation
The new documentary miniseries about the title creatures continues with "First Steps," which does indeed focus on newborns -- in this case, extremely young emperor penguins in Antarctica. They're shown walking on their mothers' feet, sort of a preparatory exercise for them to become mobile on their own. Rockhopper chicks in the Falkland Islands and Humboldt chicks in Peru also are seen adapting to life as they'll come to know it.
Disappointed when he doesn't get the lead in a production of "Jesus Christ Superstar," Adam (Sean Giambrone) has a big supporter in Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) -- who makes him the star of another show, to her eventual regret -- in the new episode "Mama Drama." Barry (Troy Gentile) becomes frustrated with traffic-hating Murray's (Jeff Garlin) habit of leaving sports games before they end. Ana Gasteyer guest stars. George Segal also stars.
What to do about an anniversary gift for your spouse ... that's the dilemma plaguing both Gloria and Jay (Sofia Vergara, Ed O'Neill) in the new episode "Do Not Push." Whether to go for cost over sentiment, or vice versa, is the issue. Alex (Ariel Winter) investigates a possible college for herself, with Claire (Julie Bowen) urging her to choose the school to stay near home. Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) thwarts an attempt at a new family portrait.
The BAU gets a new agent -- in the persona of an actress very familiar to viewers -- as Season 10 opens with the aptly titled "X." Jennifer Love Hewitt joins the regular cast as Kate Callahan, an experienced FBI operative who joins the team just as they're on their way to probe bizarre (of course) crimes in Bakersfield, Calif. The perpetrator has seen to it that the victims can't be identified. Kerr Smith ("Dawson's Creek") guest stars.
Red Band Society
Jordi (Nolan Sotillo) gets an expected visitor who causes havoc not only for him, but also for everyone else in the ward in the new episode "Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire." Not meaning to, Dr. McAndrew (Dave Annable) exposes confidential information on a patient. Kara and Nurse Jackson (Zoe Levin, Octavia Spencer) continue to be at odds. Catalina Sandino Moreno ("Maria Full of Grace") and Wilson Cruz ("My So-Called Life") guest star.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
After making a deal to promote a clothing line, a basketball superstar (guest star Henry Simmons, "NYPD Blue") is accused by a company spokesperson (guest star Kelley Missal) of sexually assaulting her in the new episode "American Disgrace." Matters get tougher for the athlete when other women also allege he victimized them, with Benson and Carisi (Mariska Hargitay, Peter Scanavino) disputing the claims. Rollins (Kelli Giddish) revisits Atlanta for the case.
It's long been among the symbols of a certain time and culture, but just what went into the creation of a chariot in terms of design and materials? "Building Pharaoh's Chariot" addresses the question from a very modern stance, as engineers, woodworkers and archaeologists -- and even horse trainers, which makes sense -- participate in building two such vehicles from the ground up. They're then put to the test in an appropriate locale, the desert near Cairo.