Next Week in TV 10/4: Zombies Galore, The Doctor Goes Animated, The Boys Leave, and Supernatural Returns!

By Scott C. & DRWHO42

October is officially here and Halloween will be here before we know it! This time of the year also (usually) signals the bombardment of series and season premieres, as well as some finales.

For instance, The CW’s Pandora and Epix’s Britannia both welcome new second seasons on Sunday, October 4th. (The times are listed in the listing below.)

The Walking Dead television universe welcomes another new television series that is based in the zombie world, and it is called The Walking Dead: World Beyond.  You can catch it on October 4th (10:06 p.m. ET on AMC). Before that series premiere, however, The Walking Dead‘s true season ten finale finally airs at 9 p.m. ET on AMC. Production delays caused by the ongoing pandemic is the reason why for the postponement. Also do not forget to catch Talking Dead right after both Walking Dead shows. The time is 11:21 p.m. ET.

On Tuesday, October 6th, Amazon has a new movie to check out titled Black Box. This sci-fi movie is about a single father having an experimental treatment that leads to memory issues and life troubles. As such, this concept has the blog’s attention, so hopefully, this movie is a good one!

Also, on Tuesday is the series premiere of Fox’s Next series at 9 p.m. ET. It is about a Silicon Valley pioneer, Paul LeBlanc, discovering that his own A.I. system called NeXt might be thinking about harming the human race later. (It sounds a lot like Skynet from the Terminator franchise.) Anyway, it is up to the creator himself to stop it, yet that task will not be an easy one.

On Wednesday, October 7th, The Doctor gets animated in a BBC America special called “The Faceless Ones.” Once thought gone by many, the long-lost 1960s story got completed thanks to old (salvageable) audio recordings and footage, using animation. More episodes also air on Thursday, October 8th. This week’s listing below has the times listed.

Star Trek: Lower Decks enters spacedock this Thursday morning, once its season one finale is done airing on CBS All Access. Lastly, Supernatural‘s finale season continues on The CW at 8 p.m. ET this Thursday.

On the morning of Friday, October 9th, Amazon’s The Boys series leaves town for a bit with its season two finale airing on this day. Likewise, with Rewind: Inside The Boys after show.

That’s all for this week. So, what are you watching? Let us know when visiting the FoCC forum!

DRWHO42’s picks:

New: The Walking Dead!!, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, Devils, Doctor Who

On-going: The Boys, Raised by Wolves, Lovecraft Country, Biohackers, Umbrella Academy, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Coroner, Brave New World, Cursed, Warrior Nun, NOS4A2, The UnXplained, Doom Patrol, Stargirl

Binge / Re-watch: Lost in Space, Jack Ryan, Strike Back!, The Witcher (finished and re-watching the greatness)

Mario Wario’s picks:

New: Britannia (Season 2 Debut), The Walking Dead (Season 10 Finale), The Walking Dead: World Beyond (Series Debut), Doctor Who: The Faceless Ones, and Star Trek: Lower Decks (Season 1 Finale).

On-going: Lovecraft Country, Star Trek: Lower Decks, The Boys.

Binge / Stack: [Nothing at the Moment]

Editor’s note: All times listed below are Eastern and nerd/geek interest are highlighted in AMBER.

Sunday, October 04, 2020
8:00 pm
THE CW Pandora: Things Have Changed [2nd Season Premiere]
Starz Power Book II: Ghost: The Gift of the Magi [1st Season Fall Finale]
9:00 pm
EPIX Britannia: Episode 1 [2nd Season Premiere]
PBS Flesh and Blood: Episode One [Series Premiere]
Showtime Good Lord Bird: Meet The Lord [Series Premiere]

Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in a humorous, dramatic and historical tapestry of Antebellum America. A Limited Event Series based on the award winning novel by author James McBride. Click here for more information.

AMC The Walking Dead: A Certain Doom [10th Season Finale]
10:00 pm
ABC Black-Ish: Election Special Pt. 1 / Election Special Pt. 2 [One-Hour Special]
PBS Cobra: Episode One [Series Premiere]

Follow the British Prime Minister and his Cabinet Office Briefing Room A (COBRA) committee, comprised of leading contingency planners and senior politicians, as they navigate the difficulties in overcoming a major national crisis. Click here for more information.

10:06 pm
AMC The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Brave [Series Premiere]

The series will focus on the first generation to grow up during the zombie apocalypse. Click here for more information.

11:21 pm
AMC Talking Dead: A Certain Doom [9th Season Finale]
11:30 pm
Adult Swim Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal [1st Season Fall Premiere]

Monday, October 05, 2020
3:01 am
Quibi Expecting [Series Premiere]

AnnaSophia Robb, Rory Culkin, and Mira Sorvino star in this edge-of-your-seat sci-fi thriller about a mysterious pregnancy and the potential dark secrets surrounding it. Fear is brought to life. Click here for more information.

10:00 pm
AMC Soulmates: Watershed [Series Premiere]

Nikki and Franklin are happy in their marriage, but when everyone they know starts taking the soulmate test, they must ask if their relationship is enough. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, October 06, 2020
3:01 am
AMAZON Black Box [Movie]

After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an agonizing experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is. Click here for more information.

AMAZON The Lie [Movie]

When their teenaged daughter confesses to impulsively killing her best friend, two desperate parents cover up the horrific crime with a web of lies and deception. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Starbeam: Halloween Hero [Kids Special]

Greedy Captain Fishbeard is stealing everybody’s Halloween treats for himself, but StarBeam and Boost have some tricks up their sleeves to save the day! Click here for more information.

9:00 pm
FOX Next: File #1 [Series Premiere]

Silicon Valley pioneer Paul LeBlanc discovers that one of his own creations — a powerful A.I. called neXt — might spell doom for humankind, so he tries to shutter the project, only to be kicked out of the company by his own brother, leaving him with nothing but mounting dread about the fate of the world. When a series of unsettling tech mishaps points to a potential worldwide crisis, LeBlanc joins forces with Special Agent Shea Salazar, whose strict moral code and sense of duty have earned her the respect of her team. Click here for more information.


Wednesday, October 07, 2020
3:01 am
HULU Books of Blood [Movie]

A journey into uncharted territory through three tales tangled in space and time. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Hubie Halloween [Movie]

Hubie’s not the most popular guy in Salem, Mass., but when Halloween turns truly spooky, this good-hearted scaredy-cat sets out to keep his town safe. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX To the Lake [Complete 1st Season / Series Premiere]

Facing the end of civilization when a terrifying plague strikes, a group risks their lives, loves — and humanity — in a brutal struggle to survive. Click here for more information.

8:00 pm
The CW Devils: Episode 1 [Series Premiere]

A worldwide financial conspiracy is discovered by a group of traders of a large investment bank. Based on the novel by Guido Maria Brera. Click here for more information.

BBCA Doctor Who: The Faceless Ones [Animated Special]
9:00 pm
THE CW Coroner: Fire [2nd Season Premiere]
ABC Democracy 2020: Vice Presidential Debate [Note: This Event is Also on Other Networks and Streaming Online]

Thursday, October 08, 2020
3:01 am
HBO MAX Fungies: Part 2 [1st Season Finale]
HBO MAX Charm City Kings [Movie]

In this gritty coming-of-age drama, fourteen-year-old Mouse (Jahi Di’Allo Winston) desperately wants to join the Midnight Clique, an infamous group of Baltimore dirt-bike riders who rule the summertime streets. His older brother, Stro, was their top rider before his tragic death—a loss that consumes Mouse as much as his passion for bikes. Mouse’s mom (Teyonah Parris) and his police mentor, Detective Rivers (William Catlett), work overtime to help the charismatic teen reach his full potential, but when the Midnight Clique’s leader, Blax (Meek Mill), takes the boy under his wing, the lure of revving his own dirt bike skids Mouse toward a road way past the straight and narrow. Click here for more information.

CBSAA Star Trek: Lower Decks [1st Season Finale]
8:00 pm
NBC Connecting…: Pilot [Series Premiere]

“Connecting…” is an ensemble comedy about a group of friends trying to stay close (and sane) through video chats as they share the highs and lows of these extraordinary times. Click here for more information.

BBCA Doctor Who: The Faceless Ones [Animated Special]
THE CW Supernatural: Last Holiday [15th Season Fall Premiere]
9:00 pm
THE CW Outpost: For the Sins of Your Ancestors [3rd Season Premiere]

Friday, October 09, 2020
3:01 am
AMAZON The Boys: What I Know [2nd Season Finale]
NETFLIX Fast & Furious Spy Racers [Complete 2nd Season Premiere / Animated]
Apple TV+ Ghostwriter: Season 2 [2nd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX Haunting Of…: Bly Manor [2nd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX The Forty-Year-Old Version [Movie]

Desperate for a breakthrough as she nears the big 4-0, struggling New York City playwright Radha finds inspiration by reinventing herself as a rapper. Click here for more information.

AMAZON Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys [1st Season Finale]
DISNEY+ Right Stuff: Sierra Hotel / Sierra Hotel [Series Premiere]

U.S. fighter pilots are recruited to test experimental aircraft and rockets to become first Mercury astronauts. TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s book, ‘The Right Stuff’. Click here for more information.

11:00 pm
HBO Room 104: Generations [Series Finale]

Saturday, October 10, 2020
10:00 am
CN Ben 10: Ben 10 vs. The Universe: The Movie
10:00 pm
AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History Of Horror [2nd Season Premiere]

Mario Wario

Scott is a Spidey/Funko/video game fanatic, yet going to a pop culture convention is always his goal. Yes, he is also a fan of Mario and Wario. You can follow him on Twitter @ScottyTheWise.

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