What to Watch This Week | September 18–24
CableTV.com’s expert viewing recommendations for shows, movies, sports, and more on TV this week.
Does summer seem like it ends sooner and sooner every year? For one second, you’re enjoying barbeques and boat hangouts, but before you know it, it’s sweaters, early sunsets, and apple cider season. Fall does come with one upside, though: more time to catch up on shows.
This week’s What to Watch picks include the return of American Horror Story, a spinoff from the John Wick universe, and the newest animated show from Rick and Morty’s Dan Harmon. Find your coziest blanket, and let’s get to watching.
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What’s premiering this week
Season 12 premiere, Wednesday, September 20: American Horror Story: it’s not just a series of ads designed to gross you out! The latest season of the long-running Ryan Murphy series—which stars Emma Roberts and Kim Kardashian—revolves around a famous actress who experiences a pregnancy that’s affected by occult forces. This season is split into two chunks, and the first part will run for five episodes.
Love Is Blind | Netflix | Reality
Season 5 premiere, Friday, September 22: The hit Netflix reality show heads to Houston for a new season filled with attractive singles and relationship hijinks. It’s also a reminder that spending days in a small pod having your dates broadcast on Netflix may be awful, but it’s not as bad as having to use Tinder once.
What to watch on Netflix this week
Sex Education | Netflix | Comedy, drama
Season 4 premiere, Thursday, September 21: The final season of the hit British teen comedy sees the gang split up as they head to new universities. Otis (Asa Butterfield) and Eric (Ncuti Gatwa) deal with culture shocks, while Maeve (Emma Mackey) studies under author Thomas Molloy (Schitt’s Creek’s Dan Levy).
The Saint of Second Chances | Netflix | Documentary, sports
Movie premiere, Tuesday, September 19: As the son of MLB Hall of Fame owner Bill Veeck, Mike Veeck shared his father’s knack for promotions, but Mike was run out of the league following his involvement in 1979’s disastrous Disco Demolition Night with the Chicago White Sox. From directors Morgan Neville and Jeff Malmberg, this doc follows Veeck’s journey back into baseball.
What to watch on Hulu this week
Series premiere, Sunday, September 24: From Community and Rick and Morty creator Dan Harmon, this FOX animated comedy follows a group of humans and Greek gods who have to run the world’s first big city together. The show sports a stacked voice cast that includes Ted Lasso’s Hannah Waddingham, Richard Ayoade, and What We Do in the Shadows’ Matt Berry.
What to watch on Apple TV+ this week
The Super Models | Apple TV+ | Documentary
Series premiere, Wednesday, September 20: In the 1980s, supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington helped reshape the fashion industry. This four-part documentary series retraces their stories and shows how they influenced modeling.
W2W wildcards of the week
The Continental: From the World of John Wick | Peacock | Drama
Series premiere, Friday, September 22: Keanu Reeves may be taking a break from John Wick, but that doesn’t mean John Wick will take a break. This Peacock spinoff flashes back to the 1970s and follows a younger Winston Scott (Colin Woodell) as he takes over the franchise’s famed hotel for assassins.
Neighbours | Freevee | Drama
Series premiere, Monday, September 18: The long-running Australian soap Neighbours, which saw stars like Margot Robbie and Russell Crowe pass through its doors, originally ended a 37-year run in July 2022. But thanks to Freevee, the show’s come back for a second go. Guest stars include Guy Pearce, Mischa Barton, and Trevor the Dog.
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