‘Fall of the House of Usher,’ the return of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Fraiser,’ and everything else you don’t want miss on TV this week



Pulp Fiction: Look at the big brain on Brett! 7:45 p.m., HBO Zone West

Stranded with My Mother-in-Law: In this (I think) Brazilian game show, individuals are stranded on an island with their mothers-in-law to compete for a life-changing prize. BRILLIANT. BRING THIS TO THE STATES. Premiere. Netflix

The Silence of the Lambs: They follow it up with Hannibal, but that’s wholly unnecessary. 7 p.m., HBO


No Accident: This documentary follows the civil lawsuit filed against the white nationalists who led the “Unite The Right” rally in Charlottesville, which led to the deaths of peaceful counter-protestors. Premiere.  8 p.m., HBO

Press Your Luck: Season premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

The Last Drive-in with Joe Bob Briggs: Halloween: Joe Bob hosts us through one of the true classics. AMC, AMC+, Shudder

Astros at Twins: Game three of the ALDS. LET’S GO ‘STROS. (And I’m going to just overlook that the MLB gave the primetime game to the Texas Rangers BUT WHATEVER.) 3:07 p.m., Fox


Archer: Archer and the gang try to stop killer drones in the series finale. 9 p.m., FXX

Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul: This docuseries explores the rise of a vape company that lost it all in the pandemic. Series premiere. Netflix

Messi Meets America: Lionel Messi’s arrival to play in the MLS is told in this documentary. Premiere. Apple TV+


Fall of the House of Usher: Mike Flanagan’s latest horror project for Netflix is a twisted take on Edgar Allen Poe and I can not wait. Series premiere. Netflix

Frasier: In this reboot, Frasier Crane moves back to Boston, but I doubt the Cheers bar will be making an appearance. Series premiere. Paramount+

House of Villains: 10 reality show villains live together under one roof in this new competition series, and I don’t know why it took someone this long to make this very obvious show. Series premiere. 9 p.m., E!, Syfy, Bravo, USA

Transplant: Mags struggles to save a patient in the season premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

Monster Inside: America’s Most Extreme Haunted House: This documentary explores the story of McKamey Manor, the most extreme haunted house ever, and its completely demented creator, Russ McKamey. Premiere.  Hulu


Lessons in Chemistry: Brie Larson stars as a 1950s scientist who having been fired from her lab takes a job as a cooking show host and encourages overlooked housewives to challenge everything. Series premiere. Apple TV+

Goosebumps: Revival of the youth horror series inspired by R.L. Stine’s books. Series premiere.  Hulu, Disney+

Creepshow: Season four premiere. Shudder, AMC+

The Burial: Jamie Foxx and Tommy Lee Jones star in a film based on a true story about a funeral home director who turns to a smooth-talking lawyer when a deal goes sour. Premiere. Prime Video


Raid the Cage: Damon Wayans Jr. hosts this new game show in which two teams compete to grab the biggest prizes from a cage before time runs out. Series premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

Shining Vale: Pat returns home and tries to put the family back together in the season two premiere. 8 p.m., Starz


Saturday Night Live: … And we’re back. Pete Davidson and Ice Spice. 10:30 p.m., NBC

The Murdaugh Murders: Bill Pullman stars as Alex Murdaugh, the disgraced South Carolina lawyer who murdered his wife and son, in this two-part film. Premiere. Part two airs on Sunday. 7 p.m., Lifetime


Naked & Afraid: Like Naked Attraction except in the woods. And no date. Season premiere. 7 p.m., Discovery, Max

World on Fire: The war reaches the Egyptian desert in the second season premiere. 8 p.m., PBS

Rick & Morty: This is back sans Justin Roiland. Season premiere. 10 p.m., Adult Swim


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