Thursday TV: Alicia Keys, Others, Sing

aliciaThe second half of the “iHeartRadio Music Festival” (CW, 8 p.m.) from Las Vegas features performances from Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus, Chance the Rapper, Zac Brown and Mumford & Sons.

The revival’s second season won’t officially start until next week, but in its place today is a casting special for “Temptation Island” (USA, 10 p.m.) with a look at the four participating couples and the singles that will tempt them.

The National League Divisional Series begins with St. Louis at Atlanta (TBS, 5 p.m.) and Washington at Dodgers (TBS, 8:30 p.m.).

Thursday Night Football has Rams at Seattle (Fox, 8 p.m.).

In the new anime series “Seis Manos” (Netflix, streaming), three orphaned martial arts warriors join forces with a DEA agent at a border town in 1970s Mexico.

Lifetime is getting into the Halloween business with its own Shocktober, beginning with a film about a household employee who wants to take over. “A Working Mom’s Nightmare” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) stars Lydia Wilson, Rupert Graves and Tuppence Middleton. New residents show their true colors on “The Good Place” (NBC, 9 p.m.).

“Young Sheldon” (CBS, 8 p.m.) tries to keep academically challenged.

Amy gathers character testimony for Mateo’s immigration lawyer on “Superstore” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

An immigration case is also taken up on “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

On “Perfect Harmony” (NBC, 8:30 p.m.), Arthur’s rudeness defies local customs.

Despite being fired, Meredith is still diagnosing on “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

Wade is too nice to turn down a second date with someone he’s not interested in on “The Unicorn” (CBS, 8:30 p.m.).

Tatiana and Krista star in a conjoined twin show, “Inseperable: Joined at the Head” (TLC, 9 p.m.).

On “Million Dollar Listing New York” (Bravo, 9 p.m.), Ryan gets an illusionist for his open house.

PJ makes a confession on “A Million Little Things” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

Two exes are sent home on “Ex on the Beach” (MTV, 9 p.m.).

Christy and Adam clash on “Mom” (CBS, 9 p.m.).

On “Carol’s Second Act” (CBS, 9:30 p.m.), Carol treats an elderly patient with a fever.

Tina Fey tries to “Beat Bobby Flay” (Food, 10 p.m.).

A soccer player is revived on “Evil” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

Rape details are sought on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

“Mr. Inbetween” (FX, 10 p.m.) tries to figure out of monsters exist.

The high society life of the Chinese couple on “Sunnyside” (NBC, 9:30 p.m.) is an early highlight. 4

Halloween is a Thursday this year, so every Thursday this month will have horror films, starting with a half dozen witchy films, “Bell Book and Candle” (8 p.m.), “Horror Hotel” (9:45 p.m.), “The Devil’s Own” (11:15 p.m.), “Suspira” (1 a.m.), “Night of Dark Shadows” (2:45 a.m.) and “Hexan: Witchcraft Through the Ages” (4:30 a.m.).

Earlier, the movies are about Texans: “Lone Star” (7:45 a.m.), “The Wheeler Dealers” (9:30 a.m.), “The French Line” (11:30 a.m.), “Blossoms in the Dust” (1:30 p.m.), “Cow Country” (3:30 p.m.), “Cole Younger, Gunfighter” (5 p.m.) and “The First Texan” (6:30 p.m.).

Hockey has Minnesota at Nashville (NBC Sports, 8 p.m.).

College football has Georgia Southern at South Alabama (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.) and Temple at East Carolina (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

Soccer has South Korea at U.S. (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.) in a women’s international friendly.

It’s Ireland vs. Russia (NBC Sports, 6 a.m.) in the Rugby World Cup.

Track and Field world championships (NBC Sports, 9:15 a.m.) continue.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Billy Bob Thornton, Andy Grammar. The View: Rachel Maddow. The Talk: Patricia Heaton. Ellen DeGeneres: Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, T.I., Nacho Figures, the Highwomen. Kelly Clarkson: Kal Penn, Wale. Wendy Williams: Paula Abdul. The Real: Robin Thicke, Jessica Moore.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Carrie Underwood, Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes. Jimmy Kimmel: Danny DeVito, Robert Iger, Anderson Paak with Smokey Robinson. Jimmy Fallon: Taylor Swift, Chris O’Dowd, Angel Olsen. Seth Meyers: Billy Bob Thornton, Beth Ditto, Lauv with Ann-Marie. James Corden: Cobie Smulders, Kristin Chenoweth. Lilly Singh: America Ferrera. Trevor Noah: Tyler Blevins. David Spade: Deon Cole, Todd Glass. Conan O’Brien: Flula Borg, Mohanad Elshieky (rerun).

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