TV Episode Summaries for
17th October 2018

The Flash Season 5, Episode 2


Airs: 12:00am - 1:00am on The CW

As Barry helps his daughter, Nora, become a better speedster, he and Team Flash also track down a meta stealing high-tech weapons, only to cross paths with a new foe named Cicada, who is hunting the very same meta with nefarious intent.

The Gifted Season 2, Episode 4


Airs: 12:00am - 1:00am on FOX

The Struckers, minus Andy, begin to rebuild their broken trust, while Thunderbird, Blink and Eclipse visit Wire, hoping to convince him to help again. But when they get there, they learn that something terrible has happened from Wire's brother, Graph. The team discovers that the Inner Circle is on the way to raid a mutant detention facility, so they make moves to try to intercept them. Meanwhile, Jace is contacted by a member of the Purifiers.

The Conners Season 1, Episode 1

Keep on Truckin'

Airs: 12:00am - 12:30am on ABC

A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before.

NCIS Season 16, Episode 4

Third Wheel

Airs: 12:00am - 1:00am on CBS

Gibbs' quiet vacation at his remote cabin is interrupted by a surprise visit from Tobias Fornell and Navy Captain Phillip Brooks, as well as a call from NCIS asking for his help locating a robber hiding in the woods near him.

The Voice (US) Season 15, Episode 8

The Battles, Part 2

Airs: 12:00am - 1:30am on NBC

Music industry mentors help prepare the artists to go head-to-head in dueling duets.

The Kids Are Alright Season 1, Episode 1


Airs: 12:30am - 1:00am on ABC

Lawrence, the prodigal eldest Cleary son, returns home from the seminary and breaks the news to his family that he's dropping out for good, leaving Mike and Peggy upset and wondering why. Meanwhile, Timmy decides he wants to audition for a children's theatre production but when Peggy finds out where it's being held she forbids him from participating. Elsewhere, Eddie tries to keep his girlfriend a secret after Frank finds out and tries to blackmail him.

Black-ish Season 5, Episode 1

Gap Year

Airs: 1:00am - 1:30am on ABC

After dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.

This Is Us Season 3, Episode 4


Airs: 1:00am - 2:00am on NBC

A young Jack makes a decision that will impact the course of his life.

Lethal Weapon Season 3, Episode 4

Leo Getz Justice

Airs: 1:00am - 2:00am on FOX

Cole reflects upon his time working for the CIA, as a person from the past makes a startling reappearance. Murtaugh struggles with his own mistakes, after a murder raises questions about a suspect he put away years prior. Meanwhile, Leo Getz returns as the attorney on the case and tries to convince Trish to join his team.

Black Lightning Season 2, Episode 2

Jefferson must break the news to his students and faculty that he is stepping down. Struggling with his new life as Painkiller, Kahlil pays a visit to Jennifer in hopes of mending things. Meanwhile, Tobias continues to enact his plan.

FBI Season 1, Episode 4


Airs: 1:00am - 2:00am on CBS

Special Agents Maggie Bell and OA Zidan rush to track down an active sniper with an elusive motive as the body count continues to rise.

Splitting Up Together Season 2, Episode 1

Sign Language

Airs: 1:30am - 2:00am on ABC

Lena and Martin were once madly in love. But, like many marriages, time and circumstance eventually took their toll, and they decide that everyone's lives would be better if they got a divorce. Facing a daunting real estate market, the couple decide not to sell their house and to "Bird Nest" instead. The 'on-duty' parent will live in the house while the 'off-duty' parent will live in the detached garage. As Lena begins to dip her toes into the dating waters, Martin begins to see his own culpability in his marriage falling apart.

NCIS: New Orleans Season 5, Episode 4


Airs: 2:00am - 3:00am on CBS

After a petty officer is found murdered under a shrimping boat, the NCIS investigation uncovers a conspiracy in the tight-knit local fishing community. Also, Lasalle awaits the final results of the tax fraud investigation into his family's company.

Ink Master Season 11, Episode 8

Chalk This Way

Airs: 2:00am - 3:00am on SPIKE

The artists must scour the depths of their imagination to create mind-bending masterpieces with sidewalk chalk. The grudge match continues for $100K and the title of Ink Master.

Counting Cars Season 8, Episode 13

Burt Reynolds' Rides

Airs: 2:00am - 2:30am on HISTORY

Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andr Fleury comes to Count's Kustoms looking for an All-American muscle car fit for a three-time Stanley Cup champion. Plus, Danny agrees to prep several of Burt Reynold's personal rides for auction; he didn't know that he would be fulfilling one of the film legend's final wishes.

New Amsterdam (2018) Season 1, Episode 4


Airs: 2:00am - 3:00am on NBC

When Max volunteers New Amsterdam to take over for a short-staffed hospital nearby, things get chaotic quickly. Iggy has a crisis of conscience after receiving the news that funding for a garden has been granted and an eager resident learns a secret about Dr. Bloom.

The Rookie Season 1, Episode 1


Airs: 2:00am - 3:00am on ABC

Starting over isn't easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being a police officer.

The Purge Season 1, Episode 7

Lovely Dark and Deep

Airs: 2:00am - 3:00am on USA Network

Miguel and Penelope hike the forest. Jane must endure David's party. Rick doubts Lila's intentions.

Mayans M.C. Season 1, Episode 7


Airs: 2:00am - 3:00am on FX

New secrets are brought to light, putting the M.C. at odds.

Tosh.0 Season 10, Episode 15

Flat-Earth Rocket Man

Airs: 2:00am - 2:30am on Comedy Central

Daniel helps an anti-abortion protester with a broken phone, meets a flat-Earther trying to launch himself into space and creates a celebrity messaging app to rival Cameo.

The Jim Jefferies Show Season 2, Episode 25

The Downward Spiral of Climate Change

Airs: 2:30am - 3:00am on Comedy Central

Jim explains why Americans struggle to address climate change, looks at the decline of the recycling industry and talks to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about athlete activism.

The Daily Show Season 24, Episode 9

Melissa McCarthy

Airs: 3:00am - 3:30am on Comedy Central

The Saudis change their story on Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, Roy Wood Jr. honors historic black activists in sports, and Melissa McCarthy talks "Can You Ever Forgive Me-.

The Late Show [Colbert] Season 4, Episode 25

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brooke Baldwin

Airs: 3:35am - 4:35am on CBS

Stephen welcomes actor Lin-Manuel Miranda and journalist Brooke Baldwin.

Light as a Feather Season 1, Episode 5

... Mad as a Hatter

Airs: 3:59am - 4:49am on Hulu

Violet uncovers crucial information about the girls' relationship.

The Haunting of Hill House Season 1, Episode 5

The Bent-Neck Lady

Airs: 3:59am - 4:49am on Netflix

A dark specter with an unsettling silhouette has haunted Nell since she was a girl. Now "the Bent-Neck Lady" is back - and she's calling Nell home.

Playing for Keeps Season 1, Episode 5

Season 1, Episode 5

Airs: 12:30pm - 1:30pm on Network Ten

Coming Soon...

Taskmaster Season 7, Episode 7

The Perfect Stuff

Airs: 9:00pm - 10:00pm on Dave

Greg Davies challenges his five fearful funny people to entertain him by completing more baffling challenges, which this week involve corneas, crackers and construction.

Grand Designs Season 19, Episode 5

Sheffield: Twin Houses

Airs: 9:00pm - 10:00pm on Channel 4

Identical twins Nik and Jon Daughtry build two near-identical houses next door to each other in Sheffield, paying tribute to the city's industrial past. Their plans are incredibly ambitious, not only do they want to build the two houses for the price of one, but the materials and finish have to be absolutely perfect. With a tight budget, it's an almighty stretch from the start. As delays, overages and imperfections hit, it's clear the twins' intuitive and incredibly close relationship will be tested like never before.

The Apprentice (UK) Season 14, Episode 3


Airs: 9:00pm - 10:00pm on BBC One

Lord Sugar summons the candidates to an 18th-century tidal mill in the heart of London's East End. For the third task, they manufacture and sell upmarket doughnuts to both a corporate client and the public. One half of each group must fathom out flavours, while the others set off to bag a bespoke order from the corporate world. For one team, a decision to add spice turns up the heat, while on the other, toying with teabags sees tension brewing. Sugar then decides which candidate is past their sell-by date in the boardroom.

Zapped! Season 3, Episode 1


Airs: 10:00pm - 10:40pm on Dave

Brian is being forced to perform in a travelling circus, run by the sadistic Feffenhoffer. Barbara and Steg set out to rescue him while Herman accidentally traps a fairy. Stuck on Earth, Howell tries desperately to get back to Munty.
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