The Vice Presidential Debates, ‘Supernatural,’ ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week


Joe Biden Town Hall: I mean, MAYBE. With the crazy news flying around these days, WHO KNOWS IF THIS WILL EVEN HAPPEN. Everything is totally fine. 7 p.m., MSNBC

The Expecting: AnnaSophia Robb, Rory Culkin, and Mira Sorvino star in this pregnancy thriller. Series premiere. Quibi

Soulmates: In this new sci-fi series set in the near future, a simple test gives people the name of their soulmate. But should you take it? Series premiere. 9 p.m., AMC


neXt: John Slatterly stars in this new techno-thriller about the dangers of A.I. destroying humanity, and you know what? BRING IT. BRING THE DOOM, A.I. Series premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

Siempre, Luis: A documentary about Luis Miranda, New York politico, and padre to Lin-Manuel. Premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

Ellen’s Game of Games: Season premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

FBI: Declassified: To kill the time until FBI can return, enjoy this reality series about the FBI. It’s kinda the same thing, right? Premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

The Lie: Blumhouse Pictures have partnered with Amazon for four creepy movies to get you in the Halloween spirit. In this movie, two desperate parents cover up their daughter’s murder of her best friend.  Amazon

Black Box: And in this Blumhouse film, a man who loses his wife and his memory in a car accident undergoes an experimental treatment that leaves him questioning everything. Amazon


The Vice Presidential Debate: FINISH HIM. 8 p.m., ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, PBS, C-SPAN

Devils: Patrick Dempsey stars in this financial conspiracy thriller. Series premiere. 7 p.m., The CW

Paranormal: Captured: Yet another ghost show with PICTURES. oooOOOOooooo (I’ve already set my DVR.) Series premiere. 9 p.m., Travel

Doctor Who: Faceless Ones, Parts 1, 2, & 3: The mostly missing 8th serial from the fourth season of Doctor Who has been animated for this new special. Premiere. 7 p.m., BBC America

To the Lake: “Facing the end of civilization when a terrifying plague strikes, a group risks their lives, loves — and humanity — in a brutal struggle to survive.” REALLY, NETFLIX? NOW? Series premiere. Netflix

Hubie Halloween: Adam Sandler plays Hubie, a figure of mockery in his hometown of Salem, Massachusetts, who is the only one who can save Halloween in this new film. Yeah, ok, good luck getting rid of the pandemic, Hubie. Netflix

Books of Blood: Clive Barker’s stories get the anthology treatment in this new series. Hulu


Supernatural: The boys are back! For about five episodes. They meet a wood nymph. … sure. Ok. 7 p.m., The CW

A Closer Look Thursday: Seth Meyers does his “A Closer Look” thing in primetime. Maybe. WHO KNOWS. By this time Thursday, it very well may seem like a bad idea. We’ll see. 7:30 p.m., NBC

Connecting …: A sitcom about Zoom calls. Because who hasn’t had enough Zoom calls in their lives right now? 7 p.m., NBC

The Outpost: Talon struggles to maintain peace in the season premiere.  8 p.m., The CW

Doctor Who: Faceless Ones, Parts 4, 5, & 6: More of this! 7 p.m., BBC America


The Haunting of Bly Manor: SIRI, CLEAR MY CALENDAR. Premiere. Netflix

The Right Stuff: I don’t know. The Right Stuff is a pretty perfect movie. But what do I know? Series premiere.  Disney+

Deaf U: A group of deaf and hearing-impaired students at Gallaudet University shares their stories in this docuseries. Premiere. Netflix

Room 104: Series finale. 10 p.m., HBO

Ghostwriter: Season premiere. Apple TV+


Saturday Night Live: Bill Burr and Morgan Wallen. 10:30 p.m., NBC

Cats: The most terrifying movie of the Halloween season arrives. 7 p.m., HBO

Eli Roth’s History of Horror: Season premiere. Shudder


Fear the Walking Dead: Morgan has to decide whether or not to help a desperate stranger in the season premiere. 8 p.m., AMC

Spanish Princess: Season premiere. 7 p.m., Starz

Top Gear: Season premiere. 7 p.m., BBC America

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