What’s On

'Great Pumpkin,' A 'Good Place' Bombshell, 'Mom' Meets Her Match

And Bob Newhart returns to ‘The Big Bang Theory.’

TV TALK SHOWS

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Mon, October 15: Guests include Taraji P Henson, BTS and musical guest BTS.

Tue, October 16: Guests include Kevin Hart (co-host) and Robert Irwin.

Wed, October 17: Guests include Reese Witherspoon, Lenny Kravitz and musical guest Lenny Kravitz.

Thu, October 18: Guests include Jack Black, Angela Bassett and musical guest Josh Groban.

Fri, October 19: TBA

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Mon, October 15: Melissa McCarthy; Phoebe Robinson

Tue, October 16: Lin-Manuel Miranda; News anchor Brooke Baldwin

Wed, October 17: Peter Dinklage; Busy Philipps; musical performance by Noname

Thu, October 18: Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski; Laura Benanti; musical performance by The Revivalistst

Fri, October 19: Robin Wright

Mon, October 15: 1. Adam Sandler (“100% Fresh”) 2. Musical Guest Eminem

Tue, October 16: 1. John Krasinski (“Jack Ryan”) 2. Musical Guest St. Vincent

Wed, October 17: 1. Cardi B. 2. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (congressional hopeful) 3. Musical Guest J. Balvin Ft. Zion & Lennox

Thu, October 18: 1. Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Mark Twain Prize for American Humor) 2. Mike Birbiglia (“The New One”) 3. Musical Guest Bebe Rexha

Fri, October 19: 1. Musical Guest Wu-Tang Clan 2. Legendary bandleader Paul Shaffer (sit-in with Cleto and The Cletones)

Mon, October 15: The longest-tenured host in late-night television, Conan O'Brien, will continue to evolve at TBS. The network announced an expanded partnership with Team Coco that includes a new, less structured 30-minute format that will debut in January 2019.

Mon, October 15: Guests Mariska Hargitay & Ice T, Sebastian Maniscalco and musical guest Tom Odell. Sean Kinney sits-in with the 8G Band.

Tue, October 16: Guests Eric McCormack, Sean Casey & Kevin Millar and Amanda Litman. Daxx Nielsen sits-in with the 8G Band.

Wed, October 17: Guests Molly Shannon, Constance Wu and musical guest Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. Daxx Nielsen sits-in with the 8G Band.

Thu, October 18: Guests John Mulaney, Meredith Hagner and Alex Ross. Daxx Nielsen sits-in with the 8G Band.

Fri, October 19: Guests Kelly Clarkson, Freddie Highmore and Ken Burns. Sean Kinney sits-in with the 8G Band.

Mon, October 15: Guests include Jane Levy with musical guest American Aquarium and guest Carly Craig.

Tue, October 16: Guests include Jameela Jamil with Suki Waterhouse and Abra with musical guest The Record Company and guest Penn Badgley.

Wed, October 17: Guests include Taissa Farmiga with musical guest Wildermiss and guest Justin Willman.

Thu, October 18: Guests include Sanaa Lathan with musical guest Jaime Wyatt and guest Science Fair.

Fri, October 19: Guests include Michael Gondry with musical guest Deafheaven and guest Shannon Purser.

Mon, October 15: Actor Jon Hamm; actress Judy Greer

Tue, October 16: Actress Keira Knightley; actress Kathryn Hahn; stand-up comedy performance by Joe Zimmerman

Wed, October 17: Actress Jamie Lee Curtis; actor Felix Mallard; musical performance by Colin Macleod

Thu, October 18: Actress Maya Rudolph; actor Nick Kroll; musical performance by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Fri, October 19: Actress Kaley Cuoco; actor Joel McHale; musical performance by Gaz Coombes

Mon, October 15: The Political View with Senator Ben Sasse (“Them: Why We Hate Each Other -- and How to Heal”); “View Your Deal” with hottest items at affordable prices

Tue, October 16: The Political View with Charlotte Pence, author and daughter of the vice president (“Where You Go: Life Lessons from My Father”); former White House photographer Pete Souza (“Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents”)

Wed, October 17: Michael Fishman and Lecy Goranson (ABC’s “The Conners”)

Thu, October 18: Jill Soloway (“She Wants It: Desire, Power, and Toppling the Patriarchy”)

Fri, October 19: Day of Hot Topics

Mon, October 15: Musicians Sting and Shaggy discusses their new album, 44/876, and perform live; “Top Talker” executive west coast editor Krista Smith (Vanity Fair); television host Lisa Ling guest co-hosts

Tue, October 16: Actor Laurence Fishburne; television personality Carrie Ann Inaba and singer La Toya Jackson guest co-host; “Top Talker” Nischelle Turner (ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT)

Wed, October 17: Actor Shemar Moore (CBS’ S.W.A.T.); television personality Carrie Ann Inaba and singer and actress Paulina Rubio guest co-host; “Top Talker” Jessica Radloff (Glamour)

Thu, October 18: Actress Jenna Fischer; “Top Talker” television reporter Josh McBride (“The Daily Buzz”); television host and producer Ricki Lake guest co-hosts

Fri, October 19: Actress Regina Hall discusses her new film, “The Hate U Give”; actress Jameela Jamil; model and designer Camila McConaughey guest co-hosts

Mon, October 15: JIMMY KIMMEL chats about hosting “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in Brooklyn this week, and comedian and actor IKE BARINHOLTZ drops by. Plus, every day this week, Kelly and Ryan play a “supersized” game during “Live’s Pump It Up Week.”

Tue, October 16: Kelly and Ryan welcome “The Rookie” star NATHAN FILLION, and indie pop band lovelytheband performs for the “Live” audience.

Wed, October 17: The hosts sit down with “The Conners” star JOHN GOODMAN, and AMANDLA STENBERG speaks about the film “The Hate U Give.”

Thu, October 18: JOHN STAMOS discusses the series “You,” and “Get a Room with Carson & Thom” star CARSON KRESSLEY stops by. In addition, rock band GOO GOO DOLLS will perform for the “Live” audience.

Fri, October 19: SHAQUILLE O’NEAL talks about the Facebook Watch series “Big Chicken Shaq,” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” star KIERNAN SHIPKA visits.

Sun, October 14: QUAD WEBB-LUNCEFORD and TAMAR BRAXTON

Mon, October 15: HEATHER DUBROW and ANTHONY ATAMANUIK

Tue, October 16: JANE CURTIN and HARVEY FIERSTEIN

Wed, October 17: KAMERON WESTCOTT and CARSON KRESSLEY

Thu, October 18: BUSY PHILIPPS and ASHLEY GRAHAM

Unusual Find

A&E’s 60 Days In (Thursdays 10/9c) goes inside Atlanta’s Fulton County Jail, one of the most dangerous facilities in the country, where everyday people go undercover posing as inmates. This season, one of the participants goes “full inmate,” blowing their cover and turning the entire program on its head. Faced with rampant drug problems, a powerful gang population and the constant threat of violence, this is one wild look inside prison walls.