WASHINGTON, D.C., October 25, 2012 — Everyone watched Pablo Sandoval knock it out of the park, not once, but three times for the Giants last night. Tonight’s lineup of Nielsen favorites will do the same.
Whether you prefer comedy or drama, tonight’s offerings are among the best on television. For those viewers who have not seen enough of President Obama on talk shows, he headlines tonight’s guests on Rock Center With Brian Williams.
8 p.m. Vampires, campaign fundraisers, and Halloween parties in this hour.
ABC: Last Resort: Sam (Scott Speedman) and Marcus (Andre Braugher) enter negotiations with the U.S. government in hope of ending the standoff on Sainte Marina; Grace (Daisie Betts) takes the lead on a perilous repair operation.
CBS: The Big Bang Theory: The gang celebrates Halloween at Stuart’s (Kevin Sussman) comic book store. Meanwhile, Leonard (Johnny Galecki) seduces Penny (Kaley Cuoco) with science.
NBC: 30 Rock: Jack (Alec Baldwin) tricks Liz (Tina Fey) into attending a Republican fundraiser, while Jenna (Jane Krakowski) cavorts with her new fans, the Crabcatchers.
CW: The Vampire Diaries: Connor (guest star Todd Williams) continues his search to uncover the secrets of Mystic Falls and tries to convince Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) to work with him.
CBS: Two and a Half Men: Despite Alan’s (John Cryer) warnings, Walden (Ashton Kutcher) starts dating Rose (guest star Melanie Lynskey).
NBC: Up All Night: Chris (Will Arnett) struggles with his camera phone addiction; Reagan (Christina Applegate) wants to feel sexy again, and Ava (Maya Rudolph) and Walt (Jeffrey Tambor) build a haunted house for the neighborhood kids.
9 p.m. Mob enforcers, murders, and drug scandals in this hour.
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy: Out of consideration for Derek (Patrick Dempsey) , Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) stops talking about her surgeries; Richard (James Pickens Jr.) asks Dr. Avery (Jesse Williams) to help with a complicated procedure.
CBS: Person of Interest: When The Machine gives them the number of a mob enforcer whose life becomes endangered, Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Michael Emerson) must decide whether to intervene or allow karma to balance the scales of justice. Meanwhile, Finch seeks aid from an unlikely source.
NBC: The Office: Andy (Ed Helms) reunites with his a capella group and Dwight (Rainn Wilson) discovers a drug scandal in the office.
CW: Beauty and the Beast: Iris (Lara Jean Chorostecki), a Bosnian immigrant, is arrested on the suspicion of killing a judge for deporting her brother. Vincent (Jay Ryan) insists that Iris is innocent, so trusting his instincts, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) works behind-the-scenes to uncover the truth.
NBC: Parks and Recreation: Andy (Chris Pratt) ropes Ron (Nick Offerman) into taking Diane’s (Lucy Lawless) daughters trick-or-treating, while Leslie (Amy Poehler) holds a fundraiser for Jerry (Jerry Gergich).
10 p.m. Scandal, dead bankers, and the president for this hour of viewing.
ABC: Scandal: The parents of a missing college student seek help; David (Joshua Malina) gets help on the Cytron case from an unexpected source; Mellie (Bellamy Young) proves her political prowess.
CBS: Elementary: Even though he despises bankers, Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) agrees to consult on a case involving the death of a Wall Street executive who appears to have overdosed on heroin.
NBC: Rock Center With Brian Williams: President Obama exclusive interview; Lance Armstrong’s inner circle.
What’s the Earth worth at 9 p.m. on The History Channel (No website available)
A new episode of The First 48 at 9 p.m. on A&E
A new episode of The Real Housewives of Miami at 9 p.m. On Bravo
A new episode of Gold Rush at 9 p.m. On Discovery Channel
For movie lovers:
From Dusk Till Dawn at 8 p.m. On AMC
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial at 8 p.m. On ENCORE
The Beach at 8 p.m. On IFC
Red Riding Hood at 10 p.m. On HBO
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