What to Watch Today

Heathers (Finally!) Debuts, Legacies Premiere and More

On TV this Thursday: The Heathers reboot finally sees the light of day, Big Bang, Sheldon and Superstore celebrate Halloween, and the Vampire Diaries franchise lives on with Legacies. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • ABC
    Grey's Anatomy

    Meredith helps Teddy talk through some of her personal struggles; Amelia becomes a flight risk; Bailey gets distracted.

  • The CW

    Sam and Sheriff Jody Mills (recurring guest star Kim Rhodes) attempt to get to the bottom of what happened to Dean.

  • CBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    Sheldon seeks retaliation after Howard dresses up as him for Halloween; Penny can’t recall her first kiss with Leonard. (View photos.)

  • NBC

    Amy and Mateo play dirty to win an Halloween costume competition; Glenn grows distracted by Cloud 9’s new automatic cart collector.

  • NBC
    The Good Place

    While Jason visits with his fellow trash people, Chidi gets help resolving a problem. (Who was Performer of the Week?)

  • CBS
    Young Sheldon

    Mary clashes with Mr. Lundy (returning guest star Jason Alexander) over plans for a Halloween-themed church fundraiser. (Get First Look!)

  • The CW

    Series premiere: In this extension of the Vampire Diaries franchise, Alaric Saltzman (TVD‘s Matt Davis) serves as headmaster at the Salvatore Boarding School for the Young and Gifted; pupils include Hope Mikaelson (The Originals‘ Danielle Rose Russell) and Alaric’s twins Lizzie and Josie. (Watch a sneak peek and SDCC Q&A.)

  • CBS

    The ladies accompany Marjorie on a road trip after her husband passes away.

  • Paramount Network

    Series premiere (two episodes; burning off nightly through Monday): This oft-delayed reimagining of the ’80s cult-classic follows Veronica Sawyer (Under the Dome‘s Grace Victoria Cox) and a trio of vicious Heathers (relative newcomers Melanie Field, Brendan Scannell and Jasmine Matthews); Shannen Doherty (of the original film) and Selma Blair (American Crime Story) co-star. (Read our “A-” review.)

  • Sundance TV
    Deutschland 86

    Season premiere: In this follow-up to Deutschland 83, Martin Rauch is called back into the field three years after being banished to Africa for his sins.