‘La Brea,’ ‘Interview with a Vampire,’ ‘Hocus Pocus 2,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week



A Trip to Infinity: Physicists, mathematicians, cosmologists, and other people much much smarter than me attempt to explain infinity in this new documentary. Premiere. Netflix

Panhandle: An armchair detective and a traffic cop team up to save their eccentric Florida panhandle town in this new comedy. Series premiere. Spectrum

Reasonable Doubt: Emayatzy Corinealdi stars as defensive attorney Jax Stewart, who has questionable ethics and tactics and bucks the justice system in this new legal drama. Series premiere. Hulu


La Brea: I GUESS WE’RE DOING THIS AGAIN, HUH? FINE. FINE. Season premiere 8 p.m., NBC

Bachelor in Paradise: 

7 p.m., ABC

The Rookie: Fed: The delightful Niecy Nash stars in this spinoff of The Rookie because apparently, The Rookie producers have a monopoly on charismatic actors or something? Series premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

Nick Kroll: Little Big Boy: I have to be honest, despite being something of a comedy nerd and a huge fan of Nick Kroll, I don’t know that I’ve ever seen Nick Kroll’s standup? Premiere. Netflix

11 Minutes: This four-part documentary series tells the stories of the victims and survivors of the mass shooting at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas. Premiere. Paramount+


Blonde: Ana de Armas is being praised for her portrayal in this new film about Marilyn Monroe, based on the Joyce Carol Oates fictional novel of the same name. However, the film itself is receiving mixed reviews. Premiere. Netflix

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City: These sociopaths are back and some have been indicted. Season premiere. 8 p.m., Bravo

Sex, Lies and the College Cult: About ten years ago, a man in his fifties moved into his daughter’s on-campus apartment at Sarah Lawrence College and indoctrinated several of her friends into a cult of his own making. After exploiting these students for over a decade, he was convicted of conspiracy, extortion, sex trafficking, forced labor, and other related offenses in March of this year. FUN FACT: My child is currently a student at this school so I am mildly obsessed with this case. Series premiere. Peacock


Young Sheldon: George Sr. bails Meemaw and Georgie out of jail in the season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Hell’s Kitchen: It’s 40-somethings versus 20-somethings in a “Battle of the Ages” competition. Season premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune: Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

Ghosts: Sam tries to use the ghosts to elicit a positive review of the B&B in the season premiere. 7:30 p.m., CBS

So Help Me Todd: In this new series, Marcia Gay Harden is a tough lawyer who hires her detective son — Todd — to be in her in-house investigator. Series premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

Welcome to Flatch: Barb makes her triumphant return to Flatch. Season premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

Call Me Kat: Kat flies next to Ken Jennings in the season premiere. Get it? 8:30 p.m., Fox

CSI: Vegas: The team investigates the death of a dominatrix in her dungeon. Season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

Hocus Pocus: In preparation for tomorrow’s premiere of Hocus Pocus 2. 8 p.m., ABC


Hocus Pocus 2: The witches are back! Premiere. Disney+

Ramy: Ramy all but abandons his spiritual pursuits to work at his uncle’s diamond business in the third season. Premiere. Hulu

The Amber Ruffin Show: Hillary and Chelsea Clinton are the guests on the season premiere. Peacock

The Floor is Lava: Season premiere. Netflix

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Zac Efron, Bill Murray, and Russel Crowe star in this film about a man who journeys to the frontlines of the Vietnam War to bring his buddies their favorite beer. It’s not receiving terrific reviews. Apple TV+

My Best Friend’s Exorcism: This horror-comedy is set in the eighties, and follows two teen friends, one of whom begins acting … strangely after an evening of skinny-dipping. Premiere. Prime Video

Sissy: A bachelorette weekend at a remote cabin turns into a nightmare in this horror-comedy. Premiere. AMC+

Entergalactic: This new animated anthology is based on Kid Cudi’s upcoming new album. Series premiere. Netflix

Hulluween Dragstravaganza: A bunch of your favorite RuPaul’s Drag Race and Dragula stars are featured in this new variety special. Premiere.  Hulu


Saturday Night Live: Miles Teller and Kendrick Lamar. Season premiere. 10:30 p.m., NBC

Ghost Hunters: TAPS is back! And just in time for Spooky Season! Season premiere. 8 p.m., Travel Channel

Yvonne Orji: A Whole Me: The Insecure star’s new standup special. Premiere. 9 p.m., HBO


Interview with a Vampire: Louis + Lestat! Series premiere. AMC+ and 9 p.m., AMC

The Walking Dead: Daryl and Negan must save their families. Season finale. MC+ and 8 p.m., AMC

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

Family Law: A recovering alcoholic is forced to take a job in her estranged father’s law firm in this new series. Series premiere. 7 p.m., The CW

The Equalizer: McCall’s closest friends and family must save her in the season premiere. 7:30 p.m., CBS

East New York: Newly promoted Deputy Inspector Regina Haywood takes charge of the East New York precinct in this new crime drama. Series premiere. 8:30 p.m., CBS

Nothing Compares: A look at the life and work of Sinéad O’Connor. Premiere. 9 p.m., Showtime

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