This Week on TV – 10/18/20-10/24/20

Welcome to a new week of TV! There’s some great stuff on this week, including some actual fall season premieres, so be sure you don’t miss anything!

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Sunday

Sunday features 4 series premieres, 4 season premieres, & 5 season finales. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Tonight is the series premiere of Supermarket Sweep on ABC at 8/7c. Hosted and executive produced by comedienne and actress Leslie Jones, this fast-paced and energetic series follows three teams of two as they battle it out using their grocery shopping skills and knowledge of merchandise to win big cash prizes. The original format aired on ABC from 1965-1967 and went on to become a global sensation, including runs in the 1990s and early 2000s. Back-to-back games follow three teams of two, clad in iconic colorful sweatshirts, as they compete against one another using their grocery shopping skills and knowledge of merchandise. Teams compete against each other for the chance to become the winning duo to play in the “Super Sweep,” a race against the clock to find five products in order to win $100,000. Taking Supermarket Sweep to primetime has made everything bigger and better while holding true to what made the original show so sensational. A whimsical grocery store was built from the ground up; big-ticket items were stocked on shelves for contestants to place in carts, and the final cash grand prize amount was amplified.
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of The Trouble with Maggie Cole on PBS at 8/7c. Set in an idyllic English fishing village, this six-part comedic drama follows the titular character as she navigates the repercussions of her idle gossip. The ensemble cast is led by Dawn French (The Vicar of Dibley), Mark Heap (Friday Night Dinner), Julie Hesmondhalgh (Broadchurch), Vicki Pepperdine (The Windsors), and Patrick Robinson (Casualty). Set in the picturesque village of Thurlbury, the series centers on Maggie Cole (French), the self-appointed oracle of this close-knit community, who, when interviewed by a local radio reporter, shares one too many juicy details about some notable residents in the community. The series chronicles the fallouts, fights and consequences resulting from the broadcast, not sparing a soul in the small town. The Trouble with Maggie Cole is a warmly humorous yet distinctly cautionary tale about the perils of passing on unfounded gossip.
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult on Starz at 9/8c. The show chronicles the extraordinary and harrowing journey of India Oxenberg — the daughter of Hollywood actress Catherine Oxenberg and a descendant of European royalty — who was seduced into the modern-day sex-slave cult NXIVM. More than 17,000 people, including India, enrolled in NXIVM’s “Executive Success Programs,” a front for the cult and a hunting ground for its leader, master predator Keith Raniere. Women in DOS, a secret master-slave society within NXIVM, were sex-trafficked and branded with a cauterizing iron. Both about a mother trying to save her daughter and recovery from trauma, the series follows India’s seduction, indoctrination, enslavement, escape – and her role as “co-conspirator” in assisting the U.S. government with bringing down Raniere and his criminal enterprise. In addition to being a rigorous and unsparing examination of India’s abuse and her own culpability, it explores how India and a chorus of other women are still grappling to make sense of their experience. The series also showcases extensive insider footage and exposes the inner circle of enablers around Keith Raniere.
 
Finally, tonight is the series premiere of Halloween Freakshow Cakes on Food Network at 10:30/9:30c, followed by a 2nd new episode at 11/10c. In each episode of this one of-a-kind cake showdown co-hosted by Vivian Chan and Zac Young, three sinister cake artists step into a side-show tent to whip up the freakiest cakes imaginable. The baker who showcases the most wildly imaginative and hair-raising cake design wins $10,000 and the title of Halloween Freakshow Champion.
 

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Tonight is the TV movie The Time Capsule on UPtv at 7/6c. After ten years, a group of high school friends reunite at their alma mater’s field house to dig up their time capsule. When they open the time capsule they decide to relive their fun high school moments which inspire a newfound relationship as well as heal broken hearts. It stars Chris Kattan, Gregg Wayans, Penelope Mitchell, Shane Harper, & Shanica Knowles.
 
Tonight is a 90-minute “Halloween Redemption” special for Worst Cooks in America on Food Network at 9/8c. Four former recruits return to boot camp for a shot at culinary redemption by learning from Chefs Anne Burrell and Carla Hall how to make a holiday party buffet for the scariest night of the year: Halloween.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Alaskan Bush People (#1209) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*Darcey & Stacey (#110) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Lovecraft Country (#10/110) – HBO @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*The Vow (#09/109) – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (#717-90) – NGC @ 9/8c (90-Minute Season Finale)
  • *Series Premiere*Halloween Freakshow Cakes (#101/102) – Food Network @ 10:30/9:30c & 11/10c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult (#101) – Starz @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*Supermarket Sweep (#101) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *Series Premiere*The Trouble with Maggie Cole (#101) – PBS @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*America’s Funniest Home Videos (#3101) – ABC @ 7/6c
  • *Season Premiere*Card Sharks (#206) – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Top Gear (#2901) – BBC America @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (#201) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *Sports*Football Night in America – NBC @ 7/6c
  • *Special*Paranormal Caught on Camera – Travel Channel @ 9/8c (2-Hour “Top 100: 40-21” Special)
  • *Sports*Sunday Night Football – NBC @ 8:20/7:20c (Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers)
  • *Special*The Time Capsule – UPtv @ 7/6c
  • *Special*Worst Cooks in America – Food Network @ 9/8c (90-Minute “Halloween Redemption” Special)
  • *New*90 Day Fiance: The Other Way (#216-120) – TLC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*A Year in Music (#303) – AXS TV @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Air Disasters (#1507) – Smithsonian Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*Bar Rescue (#721) – Paramount @ 10/9c
  • *New*Bravo’s Chat Room (#107) – Bravo @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Britannia (#203) – Epix @ 9/8c
  • *New*Carnival Eats – Cooking Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Cobra (#103) – PBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Desus & Mero (#256) – Showtime @ 11/10c
  • *New*Dwight in Shining Armor (#405) – BYUtv @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Fargo (#405) – FX @ 10/9c
  • *New*Fear the Walking Dead (#602) – AMC @ 9/8c (65-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*First Ladies (#103) – CNN @ 10/9c (1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Flesh and Blood – PBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal (#108) – Cartoon Network @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield (#106) – Court TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (#205/726) – HBO @ 11/10c
  • *New*Malory Towers (#107) – BYUtv @ 8/7c
  • *New*NewsCafe (#104) – FYI @ 11AM/10AMc
  • *New*North Woods Law (#1502) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *New*Our Cartoon President (#315) – Showtime @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Pandora (#203) – The CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Renovation, Inc. – HGTV @ 8/7c
  • *New*Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (#509) – AXS TV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Rock Legends (#312) – AXS TV @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Snapped (#2807) – Oxygen @ 6/5c
  • *New*Sugar and Toys (#205) – Fuse @ 11/10c
  • *New*That White People Shit (#205) – Fuse @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*The Chosen (#106) – BYUtv @ 6/5c
  • *New*The Circus (#518) – Showtime @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Comedy Store (#103) – Showtime @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Good Lord Bird (#103) – Showtime @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Real Housewives of Potomac (#512) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Spanish Princess (#202) – Starz @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Top Ten Revealed (#318) – AXS TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Walking Dead: World Beyond (#103) – AMC @ 10:05/9:05c (68-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Uncensored (#307) – TV One @ 10/9c
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#17167) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*World’s Most Unexplained (#106) – Travel Channel @ 11/10c

Monday

Monday features 2 series premieres, 3 season premieres, & 3 season finales. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the series premiere of Big Rad Wolf on Quibi. American Apparel was initially celebrated for its provocative advertising and message of social change. Then the unpredictability of its founder imploded the iconic company. This is the story of the brand — good, bad, and ugly — as told by the people who lived it.
 
Overnight was also the series premiere of Murder Unboxed, also on Quibi. A samurai sword. A tomahawk. A Playboy magazine. Unbox these real-life pieces of evidence and more while hearing from the detectives, prosecutors, and witnesses who helped solve the actual cases.
 

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Tonight is the 2-hour “10th Anniversary Celebration” special for American Humane Hero Dog Awards on Hallmark at 8/7c. A celebration of the powerful bond between dogs and people. Hosted by Carson Kressley.
 
Tonight is a 3-hour Street Outlaws “Fastest in America” special on Discovery Channel at 8/7c. The Fastest in America season kicks off with a Wildcard matchup as Black Sheep Mafia sets out to prove they can hold their own against Team Virginia. Later, racers stick around to organize a night of high-stakes grudge racing.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Enslaved (#106) – Epix @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan (#103) – PBS @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*The Third Day (#06/106) – HBO @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*Big Rad Wolf – Quibi @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Series Premiere*Murder Unboxed – Quibi @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Season Premiere*The Voice (#1901) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Travel Man (#0801AA/0802AA) – Ovation @ 6AM/5AMc & 6:30AM/5:30AMc (2 New Episodes Including Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Unsolved Mysteries – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete Second Season Premiere)
  • *Special*American Humane Hero Dog Awards – Hallmark @ 8/7c (2-Hour “10th Anniversary Celebration” Special)
  • *Special*Below Deck Mediterranean (#521) – Bravo @ 9/8c (1-Hour “Reunion” Special Pt 1)
  • *Sports*Monday Night Football – ESPN @ 8:15/7:15c (Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys)
  • *Special*Street Outlaws – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c (3-Hour “Fastest in America” Special)
  • *Sports*Thursday Night Football – FOX @ 5/4c (Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills)
  • *New*90 Day Fiance: HEA Strikes Back! (#103) – TLC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Big Brother (#2232) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations (#818) – Cooking Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Botched – E! @ 9/8c
  • *New*Dancing with the Stars (#2906) – ABC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Doomsday Caught on Camera (#106) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dr. 90210 (#704) – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*Emergency Call (#104) – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Filthy Rich (#FIL-104) – FOX @ 9:15/8:15c
  • *New*Fringe Nation (#103) – Vice @ 10/9c
  • *New*Halloween Baking Championship – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Late Night with Seth Meyers – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Like, Share, Dimelo (#105) – Fuse @ 11/10c
  • *New*Love It or List It – HGTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Mystery Road (#203) – Acorn TV @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Nightly Pop – E! @ 11/10c
  • *New*Pawn Star$ (#1803-60) – History Channel @ 9/8c (1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Penn & Teller: Fool Us (#712) – The CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Relative Race: After the Finish Line – BYUtv @ 2:30AM/1:30AMc
  • *New*Soulmates (#103) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Studio C (#1203) – BYUtv @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Big Bake (#101) – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – Comedy Central @ 11/10c
  • *New*The Family Chantel (#202) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#17168) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*We Are Who We Are (#06/106) – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *New*Weakest Link (#105) – NBC @ 10:01/9:01c
  • *New*Whose Line Is It Anyway? (#809) – The CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*World’s Most Evil Killers – Reelz @ 9AM/8AMc, 10AM/9AMc, & 11AM/10AMc (3 New Episodes)
  • *New*WWE Raw – USA Network @ 8/7c

Tuesday

Tuesday features 2 season finales, so check out tonight’s schedule!

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*America’s Book of Secrets (#110) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Windy City Rehab – HGTV @ 9/8c (90-Minute Season Finale)
  • *Sports*Inside the NFL – Showtime @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel – HBO @ 10/9c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Sports*World Series Game #1 – FOX @ 7:30/6:30c
  • *New*All-Round Champion (#205) – BYUtv @ 8/7c
  • *New*Building Off the Grid – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Chopped – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Don’t Be Tardy… (#804) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Finding Your Roots (#612) – PBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Garage Squad (#703) – MotorTrend @ 9/8c
  • *New*Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch (#103) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*I Was a Teenage Felon (#104) – Vice @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Kal Penn Approves This Message (#105) – Freeform @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Late Night with Seth Meyers – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Life Below Zero (#1408) – NGC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Life Below Zero: Next Generation (#108) – NGC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Little People, Big World (#2104) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Made From Scratch (#202) – Fuse @ 11/10c
  • *New*Nightly Pop – E! @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Struggle Gourmet (#102) – Fuse @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Survivalists (#102) – BYUtv @ 9/8c
  • *New*Sweet Home Sextuplets (#309) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Bachelorette (#1602) – ABC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – Comedy Central @ 11/10c
  • *New*The FBI Declassified – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Haves and The Have Nots (#719) – OWN @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Misery Index (#211) – TBS @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*The Voice (#1902) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*tosh.0 (#1206) – Comedy Central @ 10/9c
  • *New*Transplant (#107) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Travel Man (#0803AA/0804AA) – Ovation @ 6AM/5AMc & 6:30AM/5:30AMc (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#17169) – Bravo @ 10:30/9:30c

Wednesday

Wednesday features 6 season premieres & 1 season finale, so check out tonight’s schedule!

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Tonight are two 1-hour Brother vs Brother specials, “Behind the Battle: Drew” & “Behind the Battle: Jonathan” on HGTV at 8/7c & 9/8c. A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Drew’s corner chateau & Jonathan’s house next door, featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews that give the viewer a brand-new look at the series.
 
Tonight is also a 105-Minute 537 Votes special on HBO at 9/8c. Insiders and political operatives discuss the circumstances surrounding the unprecedented, contested outcome of the 2000 U.S. presidential election.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Travel Man (#0805BA) – Ovation @ 6AM/5AMc
  • *Season Premiere*Bitchin’ Rides (#701) – MotorTrend @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*black-ish (#703) – ABC @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *Season Premiere*My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete Third Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*The Conners (#301) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*The Fixers (#201) – BYUtv @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*The Goldbergs (#801/802) – ABC @ 8/7c (1-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Special*537 Votes – HBO @ 9/8c (105-Minute Special)
  • *Sports*2020 CMT Music Awards – CMT @ 8/7c (140-Minute Special)
  • *Special*Brother vs Brother – HGTV @ 8/7c & 9/8c (1-Hour “Behind the Battle: Drew” & 1-Hour “Behind the Battle: Jonathan” Special)
  • *Sports*World Series Game #2 – FOX @ 7:30/6:30c
  • *New*AEW: Dynamite – TNT @ 8/7c
  • *New*American Ninja Warrior (#1206) – NBC @ 9/8c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Archer (#1107) – FXX @ 10/9c
  • *New*Baroness Von Sketch Show (#502) – IFC @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*Big Brother (#2233) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Coroner (#203) – The CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Counting Cars (#910) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Devils (#103) – The CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Extreme Ice Machines (#106) – Science Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Family Time (#804) – Bounce TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*Food Paradise (#1410) – Cooking Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – TBS @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Guy’s Grocery Games – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Impossible Fixes (#106) – Science Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 12:05AM/11:05PMc
  • *New*Late Night with Seth Meyers – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Locked Up Abroad – NGC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Married at First Sight (#1115-120) – Lifetime @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Nightly Pop – E! @ 11/10c
  • *New*Paranormal: Captured (#105) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Sistas (#203) – BET @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Amazing Race (#3202) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Con (#102) – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – Comedy Central @ 11/10c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with James Corden – CBS @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Real Housewives of Orange County (#1502) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*The Wall (#318) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living (#113) – BET @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (#713) – BET @ 8/7c
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#17170) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*WWE NXT – USA Network @ 8/7c

Thursday

Thursday features 2 series premieres & 2 season finales. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the series premiere of Equal on HBO Max. The show honors the rebels of yesteryear with never-before-seen archival footage along with stylistic depictions that bring to life the gripping and true backstories of these leaders and unsung heroes. Over the course of the series, viewers will meet a wide range of LGBTQ+ visionaries portrayed by the cast, many of whom identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. Each part has a distinct and connected telling: part one explores the rise of early organizations, The Mattachine Society and the Daughters of Bilitis in Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively; part two stories chronicles the 20th century trans experience, bookended by the 1966 Compton Cafeteria riots in San Francisco; part three examines the contributions from the Black community on the growing LGBTQ+ civil rights movement; and part four ties in the decades long struggles with the culminated Stonewall uprising – the beginning of the Pride movement. It stars Alexandra Grey, Anne Ramsay, Anthony Rapp, Billy Porter (as Narrator), Cheyenne Jackson, Cole Doman, Elizabeth Faith Ludlow, Gale Harold, Hailie Sahar, Heather Matarazzo, Isis King, Jai Rodriguez, Jamie Clayton, Keiynan Lonsdale, Sam Pancake, Samira Wiley, Sara Gilbert, Scott Turner Schofield, Shannon Purser, & Theo Germaine.
 
This morning was the series premiere of Holidays Unpacked on Ovation at 6AM/5AMc, followed by a 2nd new episode at 6:30AM/5:30AMc. From zip lining in Costa Rica, swimming with wild dolphins in the Azores, climbing ancient pyramids in Mexico or discovering the tropical beaches of Cambodia, Holidays Unpacked takes us to on trend destinations on every day budgets.
 

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Overnight was the release of the feature film Roald Dahl’s The Witches on HBO Max.  Reimagining Roald Dahl’s beloved story for a modern audience, Robert Zemeckis’s visually innovative film tells the darkly humorous and heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy who, in late 1967, goes to live with his loving Grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world’s Grand High Witch has gathered her fellow cronies from around the globe—undercover—to carry out her nefarious plans. Zemeckis is joined by a world-class team of filmmakers, including Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro and Kenya Barris. The cast includes powerhouse performances from Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci, Kristin Chenoweth and Chris Rock, with newcomer Jahzir Kadeen Bruno as the brave young hero.
 
Tonight is the 90-minute The Photo Op special on Vice at 6:30/5:30c. The story of the crushing of a peaceful BLM protest in front of the White House for President Trump’s now infamous Bible photo op.
 
Tonight is a 1-hour special edition of 20/20, “Trump vs Biden: The Final Presidential Debate,” on ABC at 8/7c. The latest developments from the campaign trail.
 
Tonight is a 30-minute “How They Got Here 2020” special for Southern Charm on Bravo at 10/9c. Reliving the love triangles, breakups, makeups, friendship clashes and scandals set in aristocratic Charleston, S.C.; sneak peek of season seven.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Death in Paradise (#0205BA/0206BA/0207BA/0208BA) – Ovation @ 7/6c, 8/7c, 9/8c, & 10/9c (4 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*One Lane Bridge (#106) – Sundance Now @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Series Premiere*Equal – HBO Max @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Series Premiere*Holidays Unpacked (#0101AA/0102AA) – Ovation @ 6AM/5AMc & 6:30AM/5:30AMc (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Special*20/20 – ABC @ 8/7c (1-Hour “Trump vs Biden: The Final Presidential Debate” Special)
  • *Special*Chelsea Handler: Evolution – HBO Max @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*Craftopia – HBO Max @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (2 “Halloween” Specials)
  • *Special*Southern Charm – Bravo @ 10/9c (30-Minute “How They Got Here 2020” Special)
  • *Special*Roald Dahl’s The Witches – HBO Max @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*The Final Presidential Debate – ABC, CBS, NBC @ 9/8c (2-Hour Special)
  • *Special*The Photo Op – Vice @ 6:30/5:30c (90-Minute Special)
  • *Sports*Thursday Night Football – FOX @ 8:20/7:20c (New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles)
  • *New*Big Brother (#2234) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Booktube (#113) – YouTube @ 12PM/11AMc
  • *New*Bridezillas (#1305) – WE @ 10/9c
  • *New*Bruh (#121) – BET+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Buried in the Backyard (#308) – Oxygen @ 8/7c
  • *New*Connecting… (#104) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*DES (#102) – Sundance Now @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Desus & Mero (#257) – Showtime @ 11/10c
  • *New*Dr. Pimple Popper: Before the Pop (#109) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Flip or Flop – HGTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Gangs of London (#106) – AMC+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Injustice with Nancy Grace (#203) – Oxygen @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 12:05AM/11:05PMc
  • *New*Keeping Up with the Kardashians (#1906) – E! @ 8/7c
  • *New*Late Night with Seth Meyers – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*My Feet are Killing Me: First Steps (#107) – TLC @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Nightly Pop – E! @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Phantom Signals (#103) – Science Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Star Trek: Discovery (#302) – CBSAA @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Supernatural (#1516) – The CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Bradshaw Bunch (#107) – E! @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – Comedy Central @ 11/10c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with James Corden – CBS @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Outpost – The CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#17171) – Bravo @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*What on Earth? (#809) – Science Channel @ 9/8c

Friday

Friday features 4 series premieres, 2 season premieres, & 2 season finales. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the complete first season premiere of Move on Netflix. Discover the brilliant dancers and choreographers who are shaping the art of movement around the world in this documentary series.
 
Overnight was also the complete first season premiere of The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix. During the Cold War era, an orphaned chess prodigy struggles with addiction on a quest to become the greatest player in the world. It stars Anna Taylor-Joy, Bill Camp, Marielle Heller, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Moses Ingram, Harry Melling, Isla Johnston, Christiane Seidel, Rebecca Root, Chloe Pirrie, & Jacob Fortune-Lloyd.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of Put a Ring on It on OWN at 10/9c. Will Packer’s newest unscripted relationship series follows three longtime couples, with help from master relationship coach Dr. Nicole LaBeach, who embark on the ultimate relationship test. From week to week the couples are pushed outside their comfort zones to confront the question they’ve been too afraid to ask: is this their happily ever after? The couples will finally find out if they are truly meant to be together by dating other people, and in so doing they’ll discover if there’s a love connection they’ve been missing all along. Will they decide it’s time to go their separate ways, or is it finally time to put a ring on it?
 
Finally, tonight is the series premiere of How To with John Wilson on HBO at 11/10c. Documentary filmmaker and self-described “anxious New Yorker” John Wilson makes his HBO debut as writer, director, cameraman, producer, and narrator of the all-new six-episode docu-comedy series. In a uniquely hilarious odyssey of self-discovery and cultural observation, Wilson covertly and obsessively films the lives of his fellow New Yorkers while attempting to give everyday advice on relatable topics. The awkward contradictions of modern life are eased by Wilson’s candid, unpolished commentary, with season one’s episodes offering up his distinct take on a range of deceivingly simple topics. Building upon Wilson’s previously released “how to” short films, the episodes take wildly unexpected turns but are grounded in John’s refreshing honesty.
 

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Overnight was the documentary film special Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You on Apple TV+. A tribute to The E Street Band, rock ‘n’ roll, and the way music has shaped Bruce Springsteen’s life, this documentary captures Bruce reflecting on love and loss while recording with his full band live in the studio for the first time since “Born in the U.S.A.”
 
Overnight was the release of the feature film On the Rocks on Apple TV+. Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother (Rashida Jones) teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father (Bill Murray) to tail her husband (Marlon Wayans) in a bittersweet comedy written and directed by Sofia Coppola.
 
Overnight was the special Once Upon a Snowman on Disney+. The previously untold origins of Olaf, the innocent and insightful, summer-loving snowman who melted hearts in Frozen and its sequel, are revealed in this animated short. The film follows Olaf’s first steps as he comes to life and searches for his identity in the snowy mountains outside Arendelle.
 
Overnight was also the premiere of the feature film Bad Hair on Hulu. In this horror satire set in 1989, the movie follows an ambitious young woman who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career comes at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own. It stars Zaria Kelley, Corinne Massiah, Elle Lorraine, Jay Pharoah, Moses Storm, Madeleine Byrne, James Van Der Beek, Ashley Blaine Featherson, Lena Waithe, Yaani King Mondschein, Judith Scott, Vanessa Williams, Tiffany Black, Kelly Rowland, Usher, Daheli Hall, Blair Underwood, Michelle Hurd, Chante Adams, DeRon Horton, MC Lyte, Courtney Sauls, Robin Thede, Laverne Cox, Steve Zissis, Nicole Byer, Justin Simien, Joy Sunday, Piers Stubbs, Jon Gabrus, LaFaye Baker, Nataliz Jimenez, & Alex Marshall-Brown.
 
Tonight is the TV movie Christmas on Ice on Lifetime at 8/7c. Courtney Bennett (Abigail Klein), a former US figure skating hopeful, runs the city’s public skating rink, but when the mayor (Will Lyman) announces its closing, Courtney is heartbroken but determined to save it. After Courtney’s attempts to warm the mayor’s Scrooge-like heart fail, she enlists the help of Noah Tremblay (Ryan Cooper), a former professional hockey player and single dad, who owns the new indoor skating center, to help her, and together they find more than just the spirit of holidays on the ice.
 
Tonight is also the 105-minute American Selfie: One Nation Shoots Itself special on Showtime at 9/8c. Alexandra Pelosi captures a snapshot of America as the country faces a pandemic, a presidential election and a costly financial collapse.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Holidays Unpacked (#0103BA/0104AA) – Ovation @ 6AM/5AMc & 6:30AM/5:30AMc (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Selling the Big Easy – HGTV @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*How To with John Wilson (#01/101) – HBO @ 11/10c
  • *Series Premiere*Move – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete First Season Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*Put a Ring on It (#101) – OWN @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*The Queen’s Gambit – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete First Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Gold Rush (#1101-120) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Ready to Love (#201) – OWN @ 9/8c
  • *Special*American Selfie: One Nation Shoots Itself – Showtime @ 9/8c (105-Minute Special)
  • *Special*Bad Hair – Hulu @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You – Apple TV+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*Christmas on Ice – Lifetime @ 8/7c
  • *Special*On the Rocks – Apple TV+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*Once Upon a Snowman – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*The Last Drive-in with Joe Bob Briggs – Shudder @ 9/8c (“Joe Bob’s Halloween Hideaway” Special)
  • *Sports*World Series Game #3 – FOX @ 7:30/6:30c
  • *New*Big Brother (#2235) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Diners, Drive-ins & Dives – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Live Rescue – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Long Way Up (#108) – Apple TV+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Love After Lockup (#315) – WE @ 9/8c
  • *New*Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom (#105) – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Masters of Illusion (#718) – The CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*One Day at Disney (#147) – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Real Time with Bill Maher (#546/1831) – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *New*Shark Tank (#1202) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Tehran (#107) – Apple TV+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*The Amber Ruffin Show (#105) – Peacock @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Graham Norton Show (#2803) – BBC America @ 11/10c
  • *New*The Great British Baking Show – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*The Late Late Show with James Corden – CBS @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Right Stuff (#104) – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*Undercover Boss (#UB1004) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Warrior (#204) – Cinemax @ 10/9c
  • *New*Weird but True (#311) – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Wilmore (#105) – Peacock @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*World’s Funniest Animals (#107) – The CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*WWE Friday Night Smackdown – USA Network @ 8/7c

Saturday

Saturday is the season finales of License to Kill on Oxygen at 6/5c and Black Love on OWN at 9/8c.

Tonight is a new episode of Saturday Night Live on NBC at 11:29/10:29c, with host Adele and musical guest H.E.R.

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Tonight is the TV movie Christmas Unwrapped on Lifetime at 8/7c. It follows Charity (Amber Stevens West), an ambitious reporter, who learns the true meaning of Christmas when she investigates Erik Gallagher (Marco Grazzini), a beloved member of the town who insists all the gifts he provides are from none-other than Santa himself. Cheryl Ladd also stars.
 
Also tonight is the TV movie Jingle Bell Bride on Hallmark at 8/7c. Wedding planner Jessica Perez (Julie Gonzalo) travels to a remote town in Alaska to find a rare flower for a celebrity client and is charmed by the small town during Christmas, as well as the handsome local (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) helping her.
 
Tonight is also a 1-hour Clint Eastwood: Hollywood Outlaw special on Reelz at 8/7c. Clint Eastwood has a career spanning over six decades and is considered by many as one of the most successful actors ever; but transitioning into an A-list director was a different type of journey.
 
Tonight is also the TV movie Christmas Tree Lane: Miracles of Christmas on HMM at 9/8c. Music store owner Meg (Alicia Witt) spearheads the community effort to save the Christmas Tree Lane shopping district from demolition. As she finds herself falling for Nate (Andrew Walker), a recent acquaintance, she’s thrown when she learns his surprising tie to the developer. It also stars Briana Price & Drake Hogestyn.
 
Finally, tonight is the 2-hour special The Battle of Alctraz on Reelz at 9/8c. They’re desperate. Violent. And determined to do what no convict has ever done before – escape Alcatraz, America’s toughest maximum security prison. Five inmates plot to steal prison guns, take guards hostage, and hijack a boat.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Black Love (#406) – OWN @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*License to Kill (#212) – Oxygen @ 6/5c
  • *Special*Christmas Tree Lane: Miracles of Christmas – HMM @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Christmas Unwrapped – Lifetime @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Clint Eastwood: Hollywood Outlaw – Reelz @ 8/7c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Jingle Bell Bride – Hallmark @ 8/7c
  • *Special*The Battle of Alcatraz – Reelz @ 9/8c (2-Hour Special)
  • *Sports*World Series Game #4 – FOX @ 7/6c
  • *New*AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror (#203) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Destination Fear (#207) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet (#705) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ghost Nation (#211) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Live Rescue – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Magical Girl Friendship Squad (#105) – Syfy @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*Mega Zoo (#104) – Animal Planet @ 10/9c
  • *New*Saturday Night Live (#4604) – NBC @ 11:29/10:29c
  • *New*Secrets of the Zoo – Nat Geo WILD @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Secret Life of the Zoo (#509) – Animal Planet @ 11/10c
  • *New*Wild Life (#105) – Syfy @ 12:15AM/11:15PMc

 
 
That’s it! Hope you all have a great week!

— Jenny

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