Next Week in TV 11/15: Farewell Supernatural, Hello Animaniacs, The Crown, & Marvel’s 616

By Scott C. & DRWHO42

Hello, again, TV fans!

The blog wants to first point out that season four of Netflix’s hit series The Crown has already premiered this Sunday morning. The fourth season has Emma Corrin as Princess Diana and Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles, as well as Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher. Do note that a fifth season is eyeing a 2022 release.

Bob’s Burger, meanwhile, reaches a delicious milestone this Sunday evening (9 p.m. ET): the animated series will celebrate its 200th episode, and it will be on Fox as usual.

On Monday, HBO’s His Dark Materials returns for a second season at 9 p.m. ET. Overall, it is good to see this series back in action after a long break since season one ended.

This Tuesday morning (3 a.m. ET), many Lego and Star Wars enthusiasts can catch The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special on Disney+. Of course, may the Force be with you this week and forever.

Fast-forwarding to Thursday night, fans of The CW’s Supernatural hit series will see their beloved show end after a landmark 15 seasons. Before that series finale airs, however, there will be a one-hour special called Supernatural: The Long Road Home that will preview the series finale. That will air at 8 p.m. ET. Right after that (9 p.m. ET), the series finale itself airs, and it is titled “Carry On.” Overall, what a journey it has been for the cast and crew of Supernatural. Yes, it is still surprising to see the series itself end after 15 seasons. We thought Supernatural would continue to air a bit longer. But all good things must come to an end eventually, so maybe we should not be surprised to see the show end, after all?

Friday sees the debut of both HULU’s Animaniacs series and the Disney+ documentary series Marvel’s 616 at 3 a.m. ET. We are witnessing the return of the animated comedy series Animaniacs, which first aired during the 1990s, rather than an actual series debut. Many of the original voice actors are returning, too, so expect the usual silly “cartoonish” antics from Yakko, Wakko, and Dot, and more. So, don’t miss out!

Marvel’s 616 focuses on the Marvel Comic Universe and how popular it has become. The first episode will be about the Japanese version of Spider-Man.

The Umbrella Academy will have a third season thanks to Netflix giving the okay for one. Sadly, The Order did not get the same fate by Netflix; the series is canceled. Meanwhile, filming of season thirteen of Doctor Who is currently underway in the UK, by following the strict working guidelines over there to avoid getting COVID-19. Yes, Jodie Whittaker is once again reprising her role as the Doctor. Also, do not forget that the Doctor Who holiday special “Revolution of the Daleks” will air on BBC America this holiday season

WandaVision will premiere this January 15, 2021, on Disney+. The series was (originally) intended to debut this December. The first season has six episodes, and it will be the first series set in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

That is it for now. But, as always, our question to you is this: what will you be watching this week? Let us know when visiting the FoCC forum! Take care and do not forget to look at this week’s complete schedule located below!

DRWHO42’s picks:

New: FBI, FBI: Most Wanted, His Dark Materials, Big Sky, The Crown

On-going: Young Sheldon, Mandalorian, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, Umbrella Academy, Star Trek: Discovery, Cursed, Warrior Nun, Fear The Walking Dead!!, Doom Patrol, Stargirl, The Right Stuff.

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

Mario Wario’s picks:

New: Animaniacs, The Crown, Marvel’s 616, Supernatural (Series Finale).

On-going: Star Trek: Discovery, The Mandalorian.

Binge / Stack: [Nothing at the Moment]

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

Sunday, November 15, 2020
3:01 am
NETFLIX The Crown [4th Season Premiere]
9:00 pm
FOX Bob’s Burgers: Bob Belcher and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Kids [200th Episode]
SHOWTIME The Good Lord Bird: Last Words [1st Season Finale]
11:00 pm
HBO Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Episode 209 [7th Season Finale]

Monday, November 16, 2020
8:00 pm
CBS The Neighborhood: Welcome to the Movement [3rd Season Premiere]
8:31 pm
CBS Bob (Hearts) Abishola: On A Dead Guy’s Bench [2nd Season Premiere]
9:00 pm
CBS All Rise: A Change is Gonna Come [2nd Season Premiere]
HBO His Dark Materials: The City of Magpies [2nd Season Premiere]
10:00 pm
CBS Bull: My Corona [5th Season Premiere]

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
3:01 am
NETFLIX The Boss Baby: Back in Business [4th Season Premiere]
DISNEY+ The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special
8:00 pm
NCIS: Sturgeon Season [18th Season Premiere]
9:00 pm
CBS FBI: Never Trust a Stranger [3rd Season Premiere]
10:00 pm
CBS FBI: Most Wanted: Rampage [2nd Season Premiere]
10:01 pm
ABC Big Sky: Pilot [Series Premiere]

From visionary storyteller David E. Kelley (“Big Little Lies”) comes “Big Sky,” a thriller created by Kelley, who will write multiple episodes and serve as showrunner in its premiere season. Private detectives Cassie Dewell and Cody Hoyt join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
3:01 am
NETFLIX Bitter Daisies [2nd Season Premiere]
HULU No Man’s Land [Complete 1st Season / Series Premiere]

Antoine, a young French man, searches for his presumed-to-be-dead sister in Syria; while unraveling the mystery, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters and traveling with them in ISIS-occupied territory.
Click here for more information.

DISNEY+ The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse: Supermarket Scramble / Cheesewranglers [Series Premiere About Mickey and his Friends]
10:00 pm
ABC For Life: Never Stop Fighting [2nd Season Premiere]
CBS S.W.A.T.: The Black Hand Man [Time Slot Premiere]

Thursday, November 19, 2020
3:01 am
PEACOCK Cleopatra in Space [2nd Season Premiere / Animated]
AMC+ Gangs of London: Episode 9 [1st Season Finale]
HBO MAX I Hate Suzie [Series Premiere]

Suzie Pickles, a star on the wane, has her whole life upended when her phone is hacked and a photo of her in an extremely compromising position is released for the whole world to see. This excruciatingly honest show follows the various stages of Suzie’s trauma episode by episode, through Shock, Denial, Fear, Shame, Bargaining, Guilt, Anger and Acceptance as Suzie and her best friend and manager Naomi try to hold her life, career, and marriage together in the face of being exposed for who she truly is. But who the hell even is that? Click here for more information.

NETFLIX The Princess Switch: Switched Again [Movie]

When Margaret’s Christmas coronation complicates her love life, her double Stacy steps in to save the day. But will a third look-alike ruin their plan? Click here for more information.

PEACOCK Trolls: Trollstopia [Complete 1st Season / Series Premiere / Animated / Also on HULU]
HBO Max Veneno [Series Premiere]

This series follows Valeria, a young journalism student who discovers she has more in common with La Veneno than she thought. Click here for more information.

8:00 pm
THE CW Supernatural: The Long Road Home [One-Hour Special Presentation]
9:00 pm
THE CW Supernatural: Carry On (#1520) [Series Finale – Special Time]
10:01 pm
ABC A Million Little Things: Hit & Run [3rd Season Premiere]

Friday, November 20, 2020
3:01 am
HULU Animaniacs [Complete 1st Season / Series Premiere / Animated]

They’re back! The Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet. After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. water tower, the siblings waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio, turning the world into their personal playground. Joining Yakko, Wakko and Dot, fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain also return to continue their quest for world domination. Click here for more information.

HULU Run [Horror Movie]

There’s something unnatural about the relationship between Chloe (Kiera Allen) and her mom, Diane (Sarah Paulson). Diane has raised her daughter in isolation, controlling every move since birth, and there are secrets that Chloe’s only starting to grasp. Click here for more information.

DISNEY+ Marvel’s 616 [Complete 1st Season / Series Premiere]

Marvel’s 616 explores Marvel’s rich legacy of pioneering characters, creators and storytelling to reflect the world outside your window. Each documentary, helmed by a unique filmmaker, showcases the intersections of storytelling, pop culture, and fandom within the Marvel Universe. Episodes in this anthology series will cover topics including Marvel’s world-spanning artists, the trailblazing women of Marvel Comics, discovering the “forgotten” characters of Marvel, and much more. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Alien Xmas [Family Special]

A young elf mistakes a tiny alien for a Christmas gift, not knowing her new plaything has plans to destroy Earth’s gravity — and steal all the presents. Click here for more information.

DISNEY+ The Right Stuff: Flight [1st Season Finale]

Saturday, November 21, 2020
8:00 pm
HBO Between The World and Me [Movie]

Based on the 2018 adaptation and staging of the book at the Apollo Theater, the HBO Special will combine elements of the Apollo’s production, including powerful readings from Coates’ book, and incorporate documentary footage from the actors’ home life, archival footage, and animation. It will include appearances by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Mahershala Ali, Angela Bassett, Angela Davis, Alicia Garza, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Jharrel Jerome, Mimi Jones, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Ledisi, Janet Mock, Jason Moran, Joe Morton, Wendell Pierce, Phylicia Rashad, Greg Alverez Reid, Mj Rodriguez, Kendrick Sampson, Yara Shahidi, Nate Smith, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Courtney B. Vance, Olivia Washington, Pauletta Washington, Susan Kelechi Watson, Michelle Wilson and Oprah Winfrey. Click here for more information.

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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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