Must-See LGBTQ TV: 'Step Up' airs tonight, 'American Horror Story: NYC' premieres Wednesday, and 'One of Us Is Lying' returns Thursday!

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the LGBTQ highlights on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBTQ-inclusive programming on TV.

Step Up season three airs on Starz tonight, as well as all StarzPlay streaming and on-demand platforms! Inspired by the Lionsgate film franchise, the drama series follows the scandalous romances, betrayals, and rivalries of the students and faculty of High Water, Atlanta’s most cutthroat performing arts school. In this season, out actor Keiynan Lonsdale has been recast as Tal, the queer lead dancer for a massive tour! Step Up: Sunday, 10pm on Starz. 

On Wednesday, the eleventh installment of Ryan Murphy’s infamously queer anthology series American Horror Story premeires on FX and Hulu, with two episodes dropping every following Wednesday. Though plot information remains under wraps, fans can anticipate the long-awaited return of out AHS alum Zachary Quinto as Sam. Other out performers include Charlie Carver as Adam, Russel Tovey as Patrick, Joe Mantello as Gino, Sandra Bernhard as Fran, Isaac Cole Powell as Theo, Sis as Dunaway, and Denis O’Hare as Henry! American Horror Story: NYC: Wednesday, 10pm on FX or next day on Hulu.

The sophomore season of One of Us Is Lying returns Thursday on Peacock! Following the heart-pounding conclusion of season one, the Bayview Four have a very deadly secret. In season two we’ll see just how far they’ll go to protect their secret, themselves, and each other. The returning cast includes gay athlete Cooper (Chibuikem Uche), his boyfriend and underwear model Kris (Karim Diane), queer student Janae (Jessica McLeod), and her love interest Maeve (Melissa Collazo). One of Us Is Lying: Thursday on Peacock.

Sunday, October 16: Step Up (10pm, Starz); The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC or AMC+); The Equalizer (8:30pm, CBS); House of the Dragon (9pm HBO or HBO Max)

Monday: All American (8pm, The CW); All American: Homecoming (9pm, The CW); Dancing with the Stars (8pm, Disney+); 9-1-1 (8pm, Fox)

Tuesday: Reboot (Hulu); Monarch (8pm, FOX); Queen Sugar (8pm, OWN); Mama’s Boy (9pm, HBO)

Wednesday: The Conners (8pm, ABC); Chucky (9pm, USA and Syfy); Abbott Elementary (9pm, ABC or Hulu); Chicago Fire (9pm, NBC); American Horror Story: NYC (10pm, FX or Hulu)

Thursday: One of Us Is Lying (Peacock); Station 19 (8pm, ABC); Grey’s Anatomy (9pm, ABC); Call Me Kat (9:30pm, Fox or Hulu)

Friday: Los Espookys (11pm, HBO)

Saturday: Saturday Night Live (11:30pm, NBC)