Tonight catch the season premieres of American Horror Story: Asylum and Suburgatory; plus all new episodes of Survivor: Philippines, Modern Family, The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons and Chicago Fire.
What to Watch: Wednesday, October 17
8:00pm: Survivor: Philippines, CBS (1 hr) NEW
New alliances are formed and another castaway is voted out of the game following the tribal meetings. This season's cast includes out contestant Dana Lambert.
9:00pm: Modern Family, ABC (30 mins) NEW
Mitch and Cam's dynamic is tested when they switch roles: Mich staying at home and Cam working at Luke and Manny's school. Meanwhile, Phil isn't ready to accept that Luke wants to quit magic and Jay deals with Gloria's new pregnancy symptoms.
9:30pm: Suburgatory, ABC (30 mins) SEASON PREMIERE
Tessa begins learning guitar and signs up for the Fall Follies in hopes of feeling closer to her mother. Meanwhile, Noah decides he wants Carmen back and fights Dallas for her. Check out a sneak peek below.
10:00pm: Chicago Fire, NBC (1 hr) NEW
Severide struggles with guilt after Darden's death and it only gets worse when he learns Darden's widow blames him as well. Meanwhile, the team works to save two teens pinned under a car and Casey and Hallie work on their relationship.
10:00pm: American Horror Story: Asylum, FX (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE
The second season kicks off with all new characters in a new setting: Briarcliff Asylum in the 1960s. This season's cast will include lesbian couple Lana and Wendy. Watch a sneak peek below.
10:00pm: The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons, MTV (1 hr) NEW
This season's cast includes out contestants Frank, Sam, JD and Preston.
This morning and afternoon, check your local listings for information about Ellen, The Talk (CBS) and The Chew (ABC). Days of Our Lives on NBC (check local listings for time) features gay character Will as a series regular; keep an eye out for developments between Will and recurring gay characters Sonny and Neil.
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