TV Picks for Oct. 12, 2016, include new episodes of “Real World,” “Blindspot,” “Empire” and other shows.

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‘Real World Seattle: Bad Blood’

This long-running reality show returns to the Emerald City this season. But here’s a twist: not only will seven new strangers meet and share a loft on Capitol Hill, but seven additional people — who all have “bad blood” relationships with the first group — secretly meet in Portland and the two groups will eventually meet. Cue the drama. Season premiere, 10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, on MTV.

Doug Knoop: dknoop@seattletimes.com or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Wednesday

“MLS Soccer,” 7:30 p.m. (KZJO): Houston Dynamo at Seattle Sounders FC (Live).

“Blindspot,” 8 p.m. (NBC): Weller and the team joins forces with U.S. Marshal Allie Knight to stop a mob leader after a politician is almost killed during a rally.

“Arrow,” 8 p.m. (The CW): The Green Arrow’s training methods prove to be too much for some of the new recruits to handle.

“Modern Family,” 9 p.m. (ABC): Phil is excited when he’s invited to appear in a real estate segment for the local news.

“Nova,” 9 p.m. (KCTS): Engineers and designers build Crossrail, a new subterranean railway beneath the streets of London.

“Empire,” 9 p.m. (Fox): Lucious starts seeing Angelo as a threat; Jamal takes his first big step toward recovery and faces Freda Gatz.

“Lip Sync Battle,” 9 p.m. (Spike): Actors Ben Kingsley and John Cho compete.

“Code Black,” 10 p.m. (CBS): Willis, Mario and Heather perform a radical operation on a maintenance worker stuck under a boiler that exploded.