On TV this Thursday: HBO Max drops its star-studded adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches as well as the LGBTQ+ trailblazer series Equal, and Trump and Biden face off in the second (and final) presidential debate. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
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Chelsea Handler: Evolution
Following a six-year hiatus, Handler returns to stand-up comedy to get to the bottom of why everyone on this planet annoys her so much.
A pair of Halloween episodes feature creepy craft-testants and spine-chilling challenges. (Recently renewed for a second season with adult contestants.)
The four-part limited series depicts iconic LGBTQ+ activists amid their unrelenting fight for equality in the queer community of post-war America and pre-Stonewall uprising; Cheyenne Jackson (American Horror Story), Anthony Rapp (Star Trek: Discovery), Shannon Purser (Stranger Things), Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Sara Gilbert (The Conners) star.
Roald Dahl's The Witches
Originally intended for a theatrical release, this adaptation hails from Robert Zemeckis and Kenya Barris, and features Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci, Kristin Chenoweth and Chris Rock.
Two nominees who we wouldn’t dare to ever, ever spoil face eviction; a new Head of Household is crowned. (Get new CBS fall premiere dates!)
In the fifth-to-last episode, Sam and Dean investigate the murder of an old friend, as flashbacks explore a hunt from the boys’ childhood. (View photos.)
Thursday Night Football
The Philadelphia Eagles host the New York Giants, live from Lincoln Financial Field. (When do 9-1-1, The Resident and Prodigal Son return?)
Talon, Wren, Janzo and Yavalla search for an ancient relic; Gwynn and Zed fight for control of the Outpost.
President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden face off one last time, ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Each candidate’s microphone will be muted during his opponent’s allotted time; NBC’s Kristen Welker serves as moderator.