Be careful out there, the ‘Squid Game’ robot doll is showing up in the real world

 


I almost missed Fat Bear Week! It’s Fat Bear Week! Look at this magnificent chonker!

All Other TV News

Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, and Mary J. Blige will perform at this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show. It’s the first time five performers will share the stage at the Halftime Show.

Netflix is going around terrifying people in real life with the robot doll from Squid Game. NO THANK YOU PLEASE.

Drew Carey is optimistic Mike Richards will make a comeback. Let’s hope not!

BREAKING: Saturday Night Live stars say nice things about upcoming host.

Daniel Craig knows about your little “Ladies and Gentlemen, The Weeknd” meme, and he is bemused but baffled by it.

Leah Remini thinks Laura Prepon is a coward for not speaking out more about leaving Scientology.

I still have no idea what an NFT is, except I think it’s a scam?

Scarlett Johansson has settled her lawsuit against Disney for fucking up her share of profits for Black Widow by releasing it on streaming. On the one hand, “rich actor makes more money” is not a particularly compelling story. On the other, this actually has interesting implications going forward for media companies. If they think they are going to sign actors to contracts promising a certain amount of pay based on theatrical ticket sales, and then pull a bait-and-switch and release the movie on streaming, it looks like they’ve got another think coming.

The Ozy Media scandal continues afoot: Marc Lasry, the chairman of the company, has stepped down, and now Sharon Osbourne is saying that Lasry lied in claiming that she and Ozzy were investors in the company. In fact, she and Ozzy had sued Ozy back in 2017 over Ozy Fest which they claimed infringed on their own music festival, OzzFest.

Renewals

  • BMF has been renewed on Starz for a second season.
  • Ada Twist, Scientist has been renewed for a second season on Netflix.

In Development

Casting News

Mark Your Calendar

  • Sexy Beasts returns on Netflix on October 7.
  • Judy Justice will debut on IMDb TV on November 1.
  • Behind the Monsters will premiere on Shudder on October 26.
  • Killer Camp returns on The CW on October 10.
  • Craftopia will return on HBO Max on October 7.
  • The Family Business returns on BET+ on October 14.
  • The Billion Dollar Code will premiere on Netflix on October 7.
  • Just Beyond will debut on Disney+ on October 13.
  • Maya and the Three will premiere on Netflix on October 22.
  • Ridley Jones returns on Netflix Jr. on November 2.

R.I.P.

John J. Rigas, Disgraced founder of Adelphia Cable

Gabriel Salazar, TikTok star

WATCH THIS

FRIDAY

The Many Saints of Newark: The formative years of one Tony Soprano. Premiere. HBO Max

S.W.A.T.: Hondo retreats to Mexico in the season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Magnum P.I.: Magnum is tasked with finding a single mother who is being hunted by two dangerous gangs. Season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

Blue Bloods: Danny consults a psychic about the murder of a young boy in the season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

Dynasty: Season finale. 8 p.m., The CW

LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales: Poe and BB-8 must face their fears in Graballa the Hutt’s creepy castle in this new special. Premiere. Disney+

Maid: Margaret Qualley stars in this new series about a single mother who turns to housekeeping to make ends meet. Premiere. Netflix

The Guilty: Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a demoted cop who is working the dispatch desk when a call from a kidnapped woman comes in. Premiere. Netflix

Diana the Musical: The life of Princess Diana gets the musical treatment. Premiere. Netflix

SATURDAY

Saturday Night Live: Owen Wilson hosts the premiere of the 47th season, with Kacey Musgraves as the musical guest. 10:30 p.m., NBC

The Haunted Museum: Zac Bagans branches into scripted shows with this new series sorta-based on his actual Haunted Museum. Discovery+

Beverly Hills Cop marathon: Axel Foley! 2:12 p.m., Thriller Max

SUNDAY

America’s Funniest Home Videos: Season premiere. 6 p.m., ABC

The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Iris and Felix meet a new group in the season premiere. 9 p.m., AMC

Call the Midwife: Season premiere. 7 p.m., PBS

Grantchester: Vacation is ruined by another murder. Premiere. 8 p.m., PBS

Late Night:

  • Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Friday): Jerry Seinfeld, Léa Seydoux, TWICE
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: (Friday): Paul Giamatti

FRI. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World
(repeat)
20/20
CBS S.W.A.T.
(new)
Magnum P.I.
(new)
Blue Bloods
(new)
CW Penn & Teller: Fool Us
(new)
Dynasty
(new)
Local
FOX Friday Night Smackdown Local
NBC Ordinary Joe
(repeat)
Dateline


SAT. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30
ABC College Football
(live)
News/Local
CBS TBA 48 Hours News/Local
FOX MLB Baseball
(live)
News/Local
NBC La Brea
(repeat)
Dateline
(new)
Saturday Night Live
(repeat)
News/
Local
Saturday Night Live
(Owen Wilson & Kacey Musgraves)


SUN. 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos
(repeat)
Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
(new)
Supermarket Sweep
(new)
The Rookie
(new)
CBS NFL Football 60 Minutes Star Trek
The CW Local The iHeartRadio Music Festival, Night 2
(new)
Local
FOX The Simp-sons
(repeat)
Bob’s Burgers
(repeat)
The Simp-sons
(new)
The Great North
(new)
Bob’s Burgers
(new)
Family Guy
(new)
Local/News
NBC Sunday Night Football
(repeat)

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