‘Newsradio’ predicted this election 20 years ago, and we did not heed its warnings.

Before we get to the real ickiness, let’s take a fond look back at Newsradio:

Fun fact: this episode aired September 18, 1996. You can watch the whole thing here.

Three Celebrity Apprentice staffers have come forward to say that Donald Trump called Marlee Matlin “retarded” and “apparently had a habit of insulting, mimicking, and demeaning as mentally handicapped his star female contestant—all because she was deaf.” What a guy.

Pile of garbage Lou Dobbs tweeted out the phone number and address of one of Trump’s recent accusers, and then tweeted a link to the article I just linked to with the message “My Retweet, My Mistake, My Apology to Jessica Leeds” WHICH IS NOT AN APOLOGY. WHAT THE FUCK.

Nancy O’Dell is having a rough week, you guys.

No, Billy Bush is not going to be on Dancing with the Stars, but don’t think they didn’t consider it.

Billy Bush is not leaving NBC without a fight, but he might walk away with a $3 million payday, which just makes me sick to my stomach.

In other political-ish news, President Obama taped an intro for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to air next Monday. And here’s your reminder that we have one more Presidential debate on Wednesday of next week. You have plenty of time to stock the beer fridge.

THIS IS POTENTIALLY A HUGE GAME OF THRONES SPOILER, YOU GUYS. Seriously, do not click that clicky if you are a spoilerphobe. BUT I AM HELLA EXCITED.

Some good news: Netflix is maybe working on an offline streaming service, for when you’re on the go.

Don’t hold back, Alex:

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An ACTUAL fun fact: This year is the 50th anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.

Won’t someone stop Corey Feldman? Make it stop, it’s not funny anymore.

Fred Armisen and Bill Hader released an actual 8-track album to go along with Documentary Now‘s “Final Transmission” episode. Commitment!

Have you been wondering when Top Chef is returning? Me too. Good news, it comes back December 1st.

CBS is launching a “diversity casting initiative” which is great, but maybe they should start by not buying a bunch of shows about white dudes.

Renewals:

The guy who gave us Teen Wolf is working on a The War of the Worlds series for MTV. So get ready for sexy aliens, everyone.

In other development news:

R.I.P. John Vulich, Emmy-winning makeup artist for The X-Files and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

WATCH THIS

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Saturday Night Live: Emily Blunt and Bruno Mars 10:30 p.m., Saturday, NBC

The Real Housewives of New Jersey: Meatball goes to meatball prison. 7 p.m., Sunday, Bravo

Westworld: Bernard tries to get to the bottom of the hosts’ hallucinations. Good luck with that! 8 p.m., Sunday, HBO

FRIDAY:

Goliath: Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt and Maria Bello are fantastic in this new legal conspiracy thriller from David E. Kelley. The writing is less fantastic. Because David E. Kelley. Amazon

Haters Back Off: Netflix gave Miranda Sings her own Napoleon Dynamite-esque movie, guys. Netflix

SUNDAY:

The Simpsons: It’s the “Treehouse of Terror” — and the 600th (!) —  episode. 7 p.m., FOX

The Walking Dead: The Story So Far: A two-hour look back on the goriest, bleakest series on television. One more week and we FINALLY learn who Negan killed. 8 p.m., AMC

Eyewitness: A pair of teenage kids are witness to a murder, and choose to stay silent about it in this new thriller. Series premiere. 9 p.m., USA

Late Night: Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Friday): Jon Hamm, Colleen Ballinger, Kings of Leon Watch What Happens Live (Sunday): Kevin Hart

FRI. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC Last Man Standing
(new)
Dr. Ken
(new)
Shark Tank
(new)
20/20
(new)
CBS MacGyver
(new)
Hawaii Five-0
(new)
Blue Bloods
(new)
CW Supergirl
(repeat)
Frequency
(repeat)
Local
FOX Hell’s Kitchen
(new)
The Exorcist
(new)
Local
NBC Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon
(new — PREMIERE)
Dateline NBC
(new)

SAT. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30
ABC College Football: Ohio State at Wisconsin
(live)
News/Local
CBS Hawaii Five-0
(repeat)
48 Hours
(repeat)
48 Hours
(repeat)
News/Local
FOX Lethal Weapon
(repeat)
News/Local
NBC College Football: Stanford at Notre Dame
(live)
News/Local Saturday Night Live
(Emily Blunt and Bruno Mars)

SUN. 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos
(new)
Once Upon a Time
(new)
Secrets and Lies
(new)
Quantico
(new)
CBS 60 Minutes
(new)
NCIS: Los Angeles
(new)
Madam Secretary
(new)
Elementary
(new)
FOX The OT
(live)
The Simpsons
(new)
Son of Zorn
(new)
Family Guy
(new)
Last Man on Earth
(new)
Local/News
(new)
NBC Sunday Night Football: Colts at Texans
(live)
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