What to Watch Today

Bring It On's Scary Sequel, Brendan Gleeson Hosts SNL, Nicole Byer's Cursed Friends and More

  • Comedy Central
    Cursed Friends

    TV-movie premiere: Four friends wake up on Halloween to find that a round of M.A.S.H. they played 20 years ago is coming true; Nicole Byer (Nailed It!), Jessica Lowe (Minx), Harvey Guillén (What We Do in the Shadows), Ken Marino (The Other Two), Nicole Richie (Great News) and Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) star.

  • HBO
    DC League of Super-Pets

    Premium cable premiere: Krypto the Super-Dog must convince a ragtag group of animals to help him save Superman and the Justice League; Dwayne Johnson (Young Rock), Kevin Hart (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Kate McKinnon (SNL), John Krasinski (The Office), Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) and more voice.

  • Lifetime
    The Disappearance of Cari Farver

    TV-movie premiere: After Cari (Mommy’s Little Star‘s Rebecca Amzallag) disappears, her boyfriend Dave (Friday Night Lights‘ Zach Gilford) receives twisted messages, while her mother (Cybill‘s Alicia Witt) leads the search to find her.

  • GAC Family
    Cider and Sunsets

    TV-movie premiere: While organizing a couple’s engagement, Marley (Murdoch Mysteries‘ Erin Agostino) unexpectedly finds her own love story; Aaron Ashmore (Locke & Key) co-stars.

  • The CW
    iHeartRadio Music Festival

    Night 2: Filmed at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, this two-hour special features performances from Lorde, Miley Cyrus, Big Sean and DJ Khaled; Ryan Seacrest hosts.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Pumpkin Everything

    TV-movie premiere: After returning to her hometown to look after her grandfather’s pumpkin-themed store, a novelist (The Originals‘ Taylor Cole) confronts an old flame (Cedar Cove‘s Corey Sevier).

  • Syfy
    Bring It On: Cheer or Die

    TV-movie premiere: When cheerleaders start disappearing, the remaining squad members must find and unmask the assailant; Missi Pyle (Y: The Last Man), Tiera Skovbye (Riverdale) and Kerri Medders (SEAL Team) star.

  • Showtime
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    Premium cable premiere: Adult film actors find themselves in a fight for their lives after renting a rural Texas farmhouse; Mia Goth (Suspiria), Jenna Ortega (YOU), Brittany Snow (American Dreams) and Kid Cudi (We Are Who We Are) star.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Brendan Gleeson (The Banshees of Inisherin? Mr. Mercedes?) hosts; Willow performs. (Premiere earned reader grade of “C”; who’s hosting Oct. 15?)


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