What to Watch: Gotham, New Girl, The League and more


tv highlights week of september 29 2014

Here are some other picks this week, those missing It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia can tune in to Fox’s Tuesday night comedies to get their Reynolds Siblings fix as Kaitlin Olsen (Dee) and Glenn Howerton (Dennis). It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia will return for its new season in early 2015.

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Airs Monday, September 29 at 8 p.m. on CTV and Fox

Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and Bullock (Donal Logue) investigate a child trafficking ring which is preying on Gotham’s street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). This episode is titled “Selina Kyle,” so expect some insight into the world of the future Catwoman. Oswald aka Penguine (Robin Lord Taylor) resurfaces in the nearby countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham.

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New Girl

Airs Tuesday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on City and Fox

Jess’ dad (Rob Reiner) returns with his new girlfriend, Ashley — who also happens to be Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Cece’s (Hannah Simone) high school nemesis. Schmidt (Max Greenfield) recruits the guys to be part of a focus group to help him land a new account at work. Michaela Watkins (Trophy Wife — which we all miss) returns as Schmidt’s boss Gina.

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The Mindy Project

Airs Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30 p.m. on City and Fox

Dealing with tax troubles, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) devises a plan to “rekindle” a fake relationship with Cliff (Glen Howerton) in order to save the practice. Peter (Adam Pally) and Jeremy (Ed Weeks) try to outdo each other to win over Lauren (Tracey Wigfield).

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The League

Airs Wednesday, October 1 at 10 p.m. on FXX

Kevin (Steve Rannazzisi) and Jenny (Katie Aselton) get a hot tub while Taco (Jon Lajoie) shops for a new home. Pete (Mark Duplass) tries to put an end to hand holding.

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How to Get Away with Murder

Airs Thursday, October 2 at 10 p.m. on CTV and ABC

Steven Weber guest stars as Annalise’s (Viola Davis) new client, who is an eccentric millionaire that  is the key suspect in his wife’s murder. Meanwhile, Annalise challenges her students to prove his innocence.

Also this week: We’ve still got a bunch of premieres this week — ABC’s new comedy block featuring Selfie and Manhattan Love Story debut on Tuesday at 8 and 8:30 p.m. While NBC debuts its two new Thursday comedies, Bad Judge and A to Z at 9 and 9:30 p.m. Gracepoint also debuts this week, click here to find out more about some of the fall’s new shows.

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Late Night Highlights: Monday: Ben Affleck and Tony Bennett (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon); Jennifer Love Hewitt (Jimmy Kimmel Live); Tuesday: Martin Short (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Lucinda Williams (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Bleachers (Late Show with David Letterman); Wednesday: Cristin Milioti (Late Show with David Letterman), Jennifer Garner and John Mulaney (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Anna Gunn (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Lena Dunham (Daily Show with Jon Stewart); Thursday: Lauren Cohan (Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson), Tom Lennon (@Midnight); Derek Jeter and James Marsden (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon); Friday: Dane Cook (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon).

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Soap Plotlines: The scene you’ve been waiting over a decade for: Kristen and Susan (both played by Eileen Davidson) battle it out this Tuesday on Days of our Lives (Global/NBC). Danny accidentally wanders into Jason’s room on the Wednesday episode of General Hospital (City/ABC). Nick (Joshua Morrow) and Sharon’s (Sharon Case) Bachelor/Bachelorette party guests end up in jail on Monday’s The Young and the Restless (Global; airs Tuesday on CBS). Quinn (Rena Sofer) and Deacon’s (Sean Kanan) relationship takes an unexpected turn this Tuesday on The Bold and the Beautiful.


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Jeevan Brar is a digital content producer and freelance entertainment writer based in Toronto. Jeevan has managed The TV Watercooler since 2008, the Canadian blog has focused on daytime soaps, primetime hits and reality TV guilty pleasures. The blog has also connected Canadian soap fans with exclusive interviews with the cast of enduring daytime dramas The Young and the Restless, Days of our Lives, General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful. 'Like' The TV Watercooler on Facebook. You can also follow Jeevan on Twitter and Google+.

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