TV Watch List: Wednesday, Nov. 2

From left: Judges Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio do “Top Chef” Texas-style. Now where did Tom leave his cowboy hat?

‘Top Chef’
REALITY. The heat is on in this Lone Star State as the cooking competition moves to San Antonio for Season 9. Twenty-nine chefs are immediately thrown into a pressure cooker of a challenge, with only 16 cheftestants moving onto Episode 2.
Season premiere, 10 p.m., Bravo

‘Up All Night’
COMEDY. For the sake of her daughter, Reagan pretends to get along with her parents. In 30 years, she’ll find out just how well that little life lesson paid off.
8 p.m., NBC

‘The X Factor’
REALITY. It’s a full two hours of live performance and a Paula-Nicole crying showdown.
8 p.m., Fox

‘American Horror Story’
DRAMA. Part 2 of this creeptastic series’ Halloween episode finds Ben and Vivien haunted by one of their house’s newest guests. But really, isn’t every day at this place Halloween?
10 p.m., FX



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