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TV highlights: ‘Once Upon a Time’ returns to ABC

October 5, 2017 at 3:11 PM

“Once Upon a Time” (ABC at 8) There's a new Cindarella in town. Dania Ramirez ("Devious Maids") joins the cast as the Disney heroine -- and wife to Andrew J. West's Henry -- in Season 7 of this fairy-tale drama. (Eike Schroter/Eike SchroterABC)

(All times Eastern.)

Hell's Kitchen (Fox at 8) The chefs are given 40 minutes to execute their first individual challenge in this week's episode, which features celebrity guests Jordin Sparks, Joe Mantegna, French Stewart, Keith Sweat and Kirstin Maldonado.

Great Performances: Havana Time Machine (MPT at 10) Singer Raul Malo of the Mavericks explores his Cuban heritage and talks to some of the country's leading artists in this performance documentary.

The Exorcist (Fox at 9) Tomas and Marcus try to finish Cindy's exorcism amid the threat of her enraged family.

20/20 (ABC at 10) ABC News talks to victims, eyewitnesses and first responders of the deadly mass shooting that unfolded at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas.

Premiere

Suburra (Netflix streaming) Rome is the setting for this gritty political crime thriller, which comes from the producers of Italy's acclaimed mob drama "Gomorrah."

Awards Show

The Hispanic Heritage Awards (WETA at 10:30) Honorees at the 30th annual ceremony include actor Gael García Bernal ("Mozart in the Jungle") and "Despacito" singer Luis Fonsi.

Returning

Live PD (A&E; at 9) Season 2.

Documentary

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Netflix streaming) This film examines the legacy and the mysterious 1992 death of the transgender activist who had become an icon in the LGBT rights movement.

Late Night

Bill Maher (HBO at 10) Billy Crystal, Russell Brand, Harold Ford Jr., Olivia Nuzzi, Steve Schmidt.

Fallon (NBC at 11:34) Taraji P. Henson, Desus Nice, the Kid Mero, Miley Cyrus.

Colbert (CBS at 11:35) Kathy Bates.

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Bethonie Butler writes about television and pop culture for The Washington Post. She joined The Post in 2010 as a member of the social media team.

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