What to Watch Tonight

Castle and NCIS: LA Return, Big Bang Plays Ball and More

  • ABC
    Dancing With the Stars

    The 11 remaining pairs dance to songs from their favorite movies. Actor and comedian Kevin Hart (Think Like a Man) guest-judges.

  • The CW
    iHeartRadio Music Festival

    This two-night special begins with performances from Taylor Swift, Motley Crue, Coldplay, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and others, with special appearances from The CW cast members.

  • Fox

    Detectives Bullock and Gordon investigate a child-trafficking ring that targets, among others, Selina Kyle. Meanwhile, Penguin begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving a bloody trail behind him. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • CBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    Howard gets nervous when NASA asks him to throw out the first pitch at an Angels game, while Sheldon argues that his and Amy’s relationship is better than Penny and Leonard’s. (A Season 7 episode airs at 8:30; Mom will now premiere Thursday, Oct. 30.)

  • Fox
    Sleepy Hollow

    Ichabod and Abbie try to rescue Katrina by reviving one of Benjamin Franklin’s Frankenstein-like monsters, a Kindred; Frank Irving faces trouble involving a past demon encounter.

  • CBS

    The team is called when the Governor’s daughter is “bio-hacked” with a virus that gives her 24 hours to live — a case that becomes even more important for Walter after he receives a letter about his sister.

  • ABC

    Season 7 premiere: Beckett handles her toughest case when she must unravel the mystery of Castle’s wedding day car crash. Matt Letscher (Scandal) and Jon Lindstrom (General Hospital) guest-star. (Watch a sneak peek and get 12 teasers.)

  • CBS
    NCIS: Los Angeles

    Season 6 premiere, new time slot: The team tries to locate Callen and Sam, who are trapped inside a submarine en route to a terrorist attack. (Read preview.)

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    Red faces the opportunity to take down a problematic bank, but Liz questions his intentions; Cooper’s team gets a new addition.

  • PBS
    The Hispanic Heritage Awards

    The 27th annual event, held at the Warner Theater in D.C., recognizes those who have had an impact on America over the past year. Honorees include Zoe Saldana and Bernie Williams.

    NEXT MONDAY: The CW’s The Originals premieres and a Supernatural retrospective special airs.