Must-See LGBTQ TV: TV's first trans superhero debuts on 'Supergirl,' and the premiere of 'Charmed'

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

Tonight, Supergirl returns to The CW for season four. As well as continuing to tell the story of lesbian fan favorite character Alex, this new season will introduce Kara’s newest co-worker, Nia Nal, a trans character played by trans actress and advocate Nicole Maines. In addition to working with Kara, Nia is also the superhero Dreamer, making her the first transgender superhero on television. We can’t wait to see Nia’s story unfold over the course of the season. Supergirl: Sunday, 8pm on The CW.

Also premiering tonight is the new reboot of popular series Charmed. This iteration follows three sisters in a college town who discover their powers after the untimely death of their mother. One of the witches is lesbian character Mel, who has the power to freeze time. The show follows her journey with her sisters and her new powers, as well as exploring her relationship with a local detective, Nico. Charmed: Sunday, 9pm on The CW.

Sunday, October 14: Supergirl (8pm, The CW); Charmed (9pm, The CW) The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC); The Deuce (9pm, HBO); Shameless (9pm, Showtime); Madam Secretary (10pm, CBS)

Monday: Arrow (8pm, The CW); Andi Mack (Disney, 8pm) 9-1-1 (9pm, Fox); Bull (10pm, CBS)

Tuesday: Black Lightning (9pm, The CW); This Is Us (9pm, NBC); NCIS: New Orleans (10pm, CBS)

Wednesday: Riverdale (8pm, The CW); Empire (8pm, Fox); American Housewife (8:30pm, ABC); Modern Family (9pm, ABC); All American (9pm, The CW); Star (9pm, Fox); American Horror Story: Apocalypse (10pm, FX)

Thursday: Superstore (8pm, ABC); Station 19 (9pm, ABC); Will & Grace (9pm, NBC); How to Get Away with Murder (10pm, ABC); S.W.A.T. (10pm, CBS)

Friday: Dynasty (8pm, The CW); The Cool Kids (8:30pm, Fox); Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (9pm, The CW); Van Helsing (10pm, Syfy)