On TV this Thursday: It’s the beginning of the end for Scandal, Will & Grace befriend Evan Hansen, Charlize Theron boards The Orville and Van Helsing returns. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Scandal's End Begins, The Orville Rescues Charlize Theron
Bailey is put on edge by the arrival of Harper Avery; Meredith deals with a familiar patient; Amelia tries to keep her secret. (Get scoop on flashback episode.)
Cloud 9 holds a memorial service for a former employee killed in the tornado; Amy notices Dina is struggling with anxiety. (Miss the Season 3 premiere? Read recap.)
The Good Place
Eleanor and the others are faced with a difficult decision, as Michael attempts to turn things around. (Fall behind? Read Episode 3 recap.)
Ed and the crew rescue the captain (played by Oscar winner Charlize Theron) of a stranded spaceship. (Watch sneak peek.)
Final season premiere: Olivia is faced with her toughest decision yet, just 100 days into Mellie’s presidency. (Pop Quiz: How well do you remember the series’ pilot?)
Season 2 premiere: Vanessa and Mohamad search for Dylan; Dmitri’s stronghold weakens; Flesh gains a new ally.
Will & Grace
Will goes out with a younger man (played by Dear Evan Hansen‘s Ben Platt); Grace’s true feelings about Karen are revealed. (Read premiere recap.)
Series premiere: An outcast (Tut‘s Avan Jogia) unleashes his repressed psychic powers to save his Alaskan town from a mass haunting; Vincent D’Onofrio (Marvel’s Daredevil), Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy), Kandyse McClure (Battlestar Galactica), Kristin Lehman (Motive) and Meat Loaf (Fight Club) co-star.
Severide and Casey try to get to the bottom of who started the fire that trapped Boden’s wife. (EP weighs in on Severide’s backslide.)
How to Get Away With Murder
Annalise reconnects with a former client; the Keating 4 struggle to overcome their damaged reputations. (Read premiere post-mortem with Karla Souza.)