The Simpsons. Happy (almost) Halloween, and welcome to "Treehouse of Horror XXIX." 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, Fox.
Doctor Who. The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and her companions travel to 1955 Montgomery, Ala., where they meet a seamstress named Rosa Parks (Vinette Robinson). And, yes, it does sound as if could have been an episode of Timeless. 8 p.m. Sunday, BBC America.
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. Former Philadelphia Eagle Jon Dorenbos, whose NFL career was ended by the discovery of an aortic aneurysm, talks with Gumbel about his other vocation — as a professional magician — and about the role magic's played in his life. 10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, HBO.
The Goldbergs. The show's Jenkintown-raised creator, Adam F. Goldberg, checks another item off his 1980-something bucket list as Robert Englund — the original Freddy Krueger of A Nightmare on Elm Street — guest stars in an episode titled "Mr. Knifey Hands." 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, ABC.
Bodyguard. Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) stars as a war veteran working as a protection officer for a British Cabinet minister (Keeley Hawes, The Durrells in Corfu) in a thriller that's already a hit in Britain. Don't forget to breathe while watching — every one of the six episodes contains enough drama to fuel most shows for an entire season. Wednesday, Oct. 24, Netflix.
Legacies. Vampire shows can't really be killed, right? — they just retitle. The latest drama from Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries, The Originals) is set at the Salvatore Boarding School for the Young and Gifted, where Klaus Mikaelson's daughter, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell, The Originals), is among the students. 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, CW.