would Halloween be without an Octopus-faced creatue who uses his
tentacles to steal memories? We met him in last week's season-opener,
which brought a problem: Suddenly, Nick has lost his power to spot
demons in disguise.
“Grimm” has an excellent new character. Trubel (newcomer
Jacqueline Tuoboni, 21) was a tough street kid, unaware of her power
... or of people trying to capture her. She's already beheaded one
villain; now she has a fierce fight.
MIGHT-SEE II: “Utopia” and “Gotham,” 8 and 9 p.m., Fox.
considered a key to Fox's comeback, “Utopia” has been
semi-ignored. It went from twice a week to once to (with the World
Series) nothing last week. So tonight's hour views two weeks of
progress in building a wilderness civilization.
around and you'll find a rerun of Monday's stylish “Gotham.” A
new drug causes euphoria and then death. Also, Oswald Cobblepot (the
flauture Penguin) wedges into Maroni's inner circle and Fish Mooney
schemes against Falcone.
ALTERNATIVE: Movies, cable.
there are some light choices for families to watch after
trick-or-treating. ABC Family has the delightful “Beetlejuice”
(1988) at 7 p.m. and the disappointing “Casper” (1995) at 9;
Disney has “Girl vs. Monster” (2012) at 9.
however, these are for grown-ups. That includes “Nightmare on Elm
Street” (1984) at 6:30 p.m. on IFC, “Silence of the Lambs”
(1991) at 8 p.m. on BBC America and the offbeat “Shaun of the Dead”
(2004) at 9 on Comedy Central.
noon to 2 p.m. and 7:40 to 10 p.m., WE. Each year, this show
delivered the freshest and funniest Halloween episodes. Here's a
chance to catch them again, in two chunks.
Amazing Race,” 8 p.m., CBS. Last week, Whitney Duncan and Keith
Tollefson – engaged, from Nashville – were ousted. Now the seven
surviving duos find themselves suspended above the mountains of
Man Standing,” 8 p.m., ABC. Mike tries to give Mandy financial
advice about her fashion business.
8:31 p.m., ABC. Cristela's big Halloween-party plans mostly go awry.
Her mom – who hates Halloween and prefers Day of the Dead – soon
becomes the party's star with her morbid stories.
Five-0,” 9 p.m., CBS. On Halloween, someone is copying the murders
from a slasher film. Also, McGarret must n rescue Jerry (Jorge
Garcia), who's been kidnapped by the counterfeiters he was tracking.
Feinstein at the Rainbow Room,” 9 p.m., PBS. Feinstein, a terrific
interpreter of the great American composers, performs. Most PBS
stations follow at 10 with a typically flat and lifeless hour of “Art
in the 21st Century.”
Dreadful,” 9 and 10 p.m., Showtime. On Halloween, Showtime reruns
the first two hours of this lushly crafted (and sometimes creepy)
Bloods,” 10 p.m., CBS. An international felon keeps narrowly
avoiding murder charges. Now Danny – butting heads with his new
boss – and Frank scramble to find more evidence.
10 p.m., NBC. In a troubled mining town, John meets his new ally, Zed