Bachelor in Paradise
ABC, 8 ET/PT
It’s been a rocky summer for the Bachelor franchise. The season finale of The Bachelorette disappointed some fans while the filming of Bachelor in Paradise was rocked by (unsubstantiated) allegations of misconduct between cast members DeMario Jackson and Corinne Olympios. The fourth season of Paradise resumed filming after an investigation, and kicks off a two-night premiere. The cast also includes Dean Unglert from the recent Bachelorette season and Raven Gates, the runner up in Nick Viall’s Bachelor season.
Freeform, 8 ET/PT
It’s finale night for Freeform, and supernatural Shadowhunters and sci-fi Stitchers are concluding the summer runs of their second and third seasons, respectively. On Shadowhunters, Jace (Dominic Sherwood) and Clary (Katherine McNamara) have a bigger-than-expected fight on their hands after a traitor is exposed. Stitchers sets out to answer fans’ questions in the episode, featuring the arrival of Kirsten’s (Emma Ishta) father Daniel Stinger (guest star C. Thomas Howell).
CW, 8 ET/PT
One of the most exciting aspects of Supergirl‘s second season was its focus on the friendship between Kara/Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath), the sister of Superman’s nemesis, Lex. In this repeat, Kara stands by Lena even as it seems she has taken on her family’s villainous ways.