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Next Week in TV 11/6: The Return Of The Crown and The Warrior Nun

By DRWHO42 & Scott C.

At first glance, the lineup for this week may appear light, but after looking at what is coming soon, you will be more than happy with the content. 

First up on the list is the 5th season return of the fan-favorite royal drama on Netflix, The Crown. This season has many casting changes with a time jump and names such as Imelda Staunton (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Jonathan Pryce (Game of Thrones, The Two Popes), Elizabeth Debicki (Tenet, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 & 3), and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary), to name a few. Fans can catch the season return on Wednesday, November 9th, on Netflix.

The Handmaid’s Tale wraps its 5th season this week on Hulu (Wednesday, November 9th), with the upcoming final season slated for a date yet to be determined. Reported by several news outlets that a follow-up series titled The Testaments were given a green light, and will be set in the years before events viewers witnessed through the eyes of June. More on this upcoming project when more news drops about it.

The second series to mark on your list is the second-season return of the supernatural action series from Netflix, The Warrior Nun. After its debut in the spring of 2020, this fun series has gained a loyal following. We believe thanks to a quick-witted orphan who was killed but only resurrected later with a holy relic embedded within her. Of course, this tool also gives her unique powers. She was then recruited into a secret group of nuns. They are tasked with fighting the forces of evil, which includes demons. Fans catch the return on Thursday, November 10th, on Netflix.

In recent news, Netflix has been quite busy with their recent release of Manifest and various other movies and series, such as Enola Homes 2 and Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinets of Curiosities. This past week the streamer made fans of The Sandman series very happy with the announcement that the series will return for a second season. HBO’s transformation continues with the unfortunate news that Westworld has been canceled after four seasons. Plus, the decision not to proceed with a revival of the popular Canadian school drama Degrassi.

That wraps up what we have for this week. For more information about what else is airing soon, we recommend checking the week’s listing below. Lastly, fans of the blog can follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

DRWHO42’s picks:

New: Warrior Nun, The Crown.

On-going: Titans, Manifest, The Walking Dead, Interview with the Vampire, Pennyworth, La Brea, FBI, 9-1-1, Law and Order: Organized Crime, Quantum Leap, The Handmaid’s Tale, Fate: Winx Saga, House of the Dragon, She-Hulk, Evil.

Binge / Re-watch: The FBIs, Jack Ryan, The Witcher, Lost in Space, Strike Back (Finished and Re-Watching the Greatness).

Mario Wario’s picks:

New: Zootopia+.

On-going: Andor.

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 06, 2022
3:01 am
AMC+ Anne Rice’s Interview With The Vampire [1st Season Finale]
AMC+ Mood [Series Premiere]

Follow irrepressible Sasha, a 25-year-old wannabe singer and rapper, as she navigates the alluring world of social media and the fine line between liberation and exploitation, a story told through her original songs. Click here for more information.

8:00 pm
STARZ Dangerous Liaisons: Love Or War [Series Premiere]

Dangerous Liaisons’ is a prelude to the classic story about an epic romance that oscillates between love and war. Click here for more information.

8:30 pm
CBS FBI: Double Bind [New Episode on a Special Night]
9:02 pm
FOX Lego Masters: Pirate Ships Ahoy! [New Episode on a Special Night]
10:00 pm
BBCA Mood [Series Premiere]

Monday, November 07, 2022
3:01 am
NETFLIX Deepa & Anoop [2nd Season Premiere / Animated]
HBO MAX Don’t Worry Darling [Movie]

Alice (Florence Pugh) and Jack (Harry Styles) are lucky to be living in an idealized community of Victory, but when cracks in their idyllic life begin to appear, Alice can’t help questioning exactly what they’re doing and why. Just how much is Alice willing to lose to expose what’s really going on in this paradise? Click here for more information.

Tuesday, November 08, 2022
3:01 am
NETFLIX The Claus Family 2 [Movie]

Santa’s one job? Deliver presents. But as Jules takes the reins from his Grandpa Noël, he receives a young girl’s letter with a special holiday wish. Click here for more information.

8:00 pm
ABC/NBC/CBS News Midterm Election: 2022
9:00 pm
HBO Say Hey, Willie Mays! [Special]

Wednesday, November 09, 2022
12:01 am
AMAZON Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 4 [Special]
AMAZON Breathe: Into The Shadows [2nd Season Premiere]
HULU The Handmaid’s Tale [5th Season Finale]
3:01 am
NETFLIX The Crown [5th Season Premiere]
DISNEY+ The Tatami Time Machine Blues [Series Premiere / Anime]

Tatami Time Machine Blues is based on Tomihiko Morimi and Makoto Ueda’s 2020 novel of the same name. The novel served as a sequel to The Tatami Galaxy, published in 2004. Studio Madhouse developed the anime series based on the first novel debuting in 2010. Studio Science Saru adapted the latest series under the directorial vision of Shingo Natsume. Click here for more information.

DISNEY+ Zootopia+ [Series Premiere / Animated]

The adventures of the creatures of the most incredible metropolis: Zootopia. Click here for more information.

8:00 pm
ABC The 56th Annual CMA Awards

Thursday, November 10, 2022
12:01 am
AMAZON Autumn Beat [Movie]

Autumn Beat is a coming-of-age drama that follows the story of Tito and Paco, two brothers who grew up in Milan with the same dream: to break into the world of rap and be heard through music. The duo seem destined for success—Paco is a born performer and Tito knows how to write like no other—but ambition, life, and love for the same woman will test their bond. Click here for more information.

3:01 am
PEACOCK The Calling [Series Premiere]

Guided by a deep sense of spirituality and religious principles, NYPD Detective Avraham Avraham is left to question his own humanity when a routine investigation turns upside down. Click here for more information.

PEACOCK A Friend of the Family [1st Season Finale]
PARAMOUNT+ The Good Fight [Series Finale]
NETFLIX Lost Bullet 2 [Movie]

Having cleared his name, genius mechanic Lino has only one goal in mind: getting revenge on the corrupt cops who killed his brother and his mentor. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Warrior Nun [2nd Season Premiere]
10:00 pm
FX Atlanta: It Was All a Dream [Series Finale]

Friday, November 11, 2022
12:01 am
APPLE TV+ Circuit Breakers [Series Premiere]

In this sci-fi anthology series, curiosity leads to chaos when students in the near future experience mysterious events. Click here for more information.

AMAZON The English [Series Premiere]

An epic chase Western, The English takes the core themes of identity and revenge to tell a uniquely compelling parable on race, power, and love. An aristocratic Englishwoman, Lady Cornelia Locke, and a Pawnee ex-cavalry scout, Eli Whipp, come together in 1890 middle America to cross a violent landscape built on dreams and blood. Both of them have a clear sense of their destiny, but neither is aware that it is rooted in a shared past. They must face increasingly terrifying obstacles that will test them to their limits, physically and psychologically. Click here for more information.

APPLE TV+ Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet [3rd Season Premiere]
APPLE TV+ The Problem With Jon Stewart [2nd Season Finale]
3:01 am
NETFLIX Down To Earth With Zac Efron [2nd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX My Father’s Dragon [Animated Movie]

A young boy leaves the city of Nevergreen and journeys to the mysterious Wild Island, where he finds ferocious beasts — and the friendship of a lifetime. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Monica, O My Darling [Movie]

A slick robotics expert joins a murderous plot after a passionate affair takes a sudden turn, but nothing — not even death — is what it seems to be. Click here for more information.

PARAMOUNT+ Transformers: Earthspark: Part 1 [Series Premiere / Animated / Also on Nickelodeon]

The Malto Family’s world turns upside down when the Terrans, the first Earthborn Transformers robots, spark to life. The Terrans will forge an alliance between the human Malto family and the legendary Autobots, uniting them in a shared mission. Click here for more information.

Saturday, November 12, 2022
10:00 pm
HBO Lil Rel Howery: I Said It. Y’all Thinking It. [Special]

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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.