What to Watch Tonight

Jane and Crazy Ex Return, Swan Song for Once's Emma, Mindhunter, ALCS and More


On TV this Friday: Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend are back, Jonathan Groff and Anna Torv lead Netflix’s Mindhunter and Jennifer Morrison makes a brief return to Once Upon a Time. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Amazon
    Lore

    Series premiere (all six episodes): Based on the podcast of the same name, this horror anthology boasts a cast including Robert Patrick (Scorpion), Kristin Bauer van Straten (True Blood), Adam Goldberg (Fargo) and Holland Roden (Teen Wolf). (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Mindhunter

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): From House of Cards EP David Fincher comes this thriller about a 1970s FBI agent (Looking‘s Jonathan Groff) who studies the damaged psyches of serial killers; Anna Torv (Fringe), Holt McCallany (Blue Bloods) and Cotter Smith (The Americans) co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • HBO
    Vice

    Season 5 finale (40 minutes): The newsmagazine chronicles the Iraqi army’s 10-month battle to retake Mosul from ISIS.

  • The CW
    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    Season 3 premiere: Rebecca plots her revenge after being left at the altar; White Josh and Darryl work through some issues. (Read preview.)

  • ABC
    Once Upon a Time

    Henry calls on his Storybrooke family — including Emma (former series regular Jennifer Morrison; watch sneak peek) — to help find Cinderella. (View photos, get scoop.)

  • Fox Sports 1
    MLB Playoffs: ALCS Game 1

    The Houston Astros host the New York Yankees, live from Minute Maid Park in Houston. 

  • The CW
    Jane the Virgin

    Season 4 premiere (new night): Jane is reunited with first love Adam (Teen Wolf‘s Tyler Posey); Rafael is forced to crash at the Villanueva house; Xo and Rogelio learn about Darci and the baby. (Watch a steamy promo; get scoop.)

  • Fox
    The Exorcist

    Andy and his foster daughter work to overcome her agoraphobia. (Watch our Facebook Live Q&A with Alfonso Herrera and Ben Daniels.)

  • CBS
    Blue Bloods

    City Council Speaker Regina Thomas (recurring guest star Whoopi Goldberg) helps Frank bypass the mayor on a public safety initiative.

  • HBO
    Room 104

    Season 1 finale: An elderly couple relives their first night together; Philip Baker Hall (Second Chance) and Ellen Geer (Desperate Housewives) star. (Get renewal status.)