Must-See LGBTQ TV: 'Queen Sugar' and 'Scandal' are back, plus the premiere of docu-series 'Shade: Queens of NYC'

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In a special two night premiere, Queen Sugar is back for the second half of the show's second season. In midseason premiere, "Yet I Do Marvel" Darla reaches out to her family to share her engagement news and Violet's condition worsens. Nova's Zika story causes concern in the community, and Micah finally comes to terms with his emotions. Plus, Charley receives an unexpected visit from her mother. Queen Sugar: Tuesday, 10pm and Wednesday, 10pm on OWN.

Scandal is back for its final season on Thursday, to complete the TGIT line up, sandwiched between Grey's Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder. In Scandal's seventh-season opener, Olivia must make a tough call to avoid an international incident 100 days into Mellie's presidency. Meanwhile, Quinn Perkins and Associates struggle to find their first client. Scandal: Thursday, 9pm on ABC

On Thursday, Fusion TV is premiering a new docuseries about drag with Shade: Queens of NYC. The docu-series aims to move past the glam, glitz, and lip syncing and provide an intimate look inside the New York drag community.  In the premiere episode, “It Takes a Village, Gurl,” Tina, Brita, Jada, Jasmine and Chelsea put together a new drag show, Gurlesque. Meanwhile, Brita deals with some newfound health issues, and Marti juggles his new marriage with his growing political activism. Shade: Queens of NYC: Thursday, 10:30pm on Fusion TV.

On Friday, the acclaimed documentary The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson comes out on Netflix. The film is a portrait of the pioneer Marsha P. Johnson herself, and the trans women of color around her who inspired a movement. The documentary shows never before seen archival footage of Johnson, and sheds new light on her unsolved and unjust death. It follows modern day trans advocate Victoria Cruz as she tries to get the Johnson case reopened. This film is a powerful history lesson in one of the most iconic LGBTQ figures of all time. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson: Friday, on Netflix.

Sunday, October 1st: Star Trek: Discovery (8pm, CBS All Access); Fear the Walking Dead (9pm, AMC); Episodes (10pm, Showtime); Survivor's Remorse (10pm, Starz)

Tuesday: Bull (9pm, CBS); Brooklyn Nine-Nine (9:30pm, Fox); NCIS: New Orleans (10pm, CBS); American Horror Story: Cult (10pm, FX) Queen Sugar (10pm, OWN)

Wednesday: Empire (8pm, Fox); Modern Family (9pm, ABC); Star (9pm, Fox); American Housewife (9:30pm, ABC); Queen Sugar (10pm, OWN)

Thursday: Grey's Anatomy (8pm, ABC); Superstore (8pm, NBC); Scandal (9pm, ABC);  Will & Grace (9pm, NBC); How to Get Away with Murder (10pm, ABC); Shade: Queens of NYC (10:30pm, Fusion TV)

Friday: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Netflix)