Next Week in TV 10/22: Stranger Things and The Walking Dead Return!

By Mario Wario, Alyssa, & DRWHO42, 

Uh-oh! Did you hear that? Please tell us you did, because another week of television is about to hit us hard. And so far, October keeps on spoiling us with its greatest hits. Trust us, for this week, it won’t be just a bunch of ‘hocus pocus.’

For instance, it is time to get ready zombie fans, because AMC’s The Walking Dead is striking back for some more human/zombie fun. This will be its eighth season with the first episode being the 100th overall, which is a major milestone for any TV franchise. Very good to see! But we better not forget The Talking Dead and Comic Book Men, since both are returning for a seventh time. That is something to cheer about, too. Meanwhile, a new episode of Outlander (STARZ) will have a special 75-minute episode, that should please the fans greatly. That two-week break is almost done, so hang in there!

Over on Netflix, the second season of Stranger Things will be hitting that streaming service very soon. So, here at the blog, we are pretty sure fans of this series will be either skipping work or not going to school to watch the whole thing. Now, Blindspot, starring Jaimie Alexander, will be having its third season premiere on NBC. We must say, it is good to see her back in action, which means Asgard is fine for now. Just hopefully Thor can stay out of trouble in the meantime. By the way, if you like baseball, the World Series on FOX begins this Tuesday with the first two games of this best of seven series being in Los Angeles. The last time the Fall Classic was in LA, the year was 1988. But as with any major sporting event shown on TV, that network’s nightly schedule during that time will be different for a little bit.

Channel Zero (SYFY) is ending its second season on the twenty-fifth of this month, along with a few shows, too, throughout the week. As always, please do look at the list down below to see the times and dates of each TV series, that is ending, returning and debuting for the first time.

Lastly, if you want to talk about any TV series, just click here to join on the conversation over at the FoCC forum. Until next time, happy viewing!

DRWHO42’s picks:
New: The Walking Dead, Stranger Things, Blindspot
On-going: Supergirl, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Mr. Robot, The Gifted, Fresh of the Boat, Black-ish, Ghost Wars, Gotham, Fear the Walking Dead, Ray Donovan, Discovery, Big Bang Theory, The Blacklist, Designated Survivor, The Exorcist, Superstition
Binge / Stack: Hawaii 5-0, Westworld, Glitch, Elementary, Voltron, The Magicians, Supernatural, iZombie, Marvel’s Inhumans

Alyssa’s picks:
New & Watching Live: Good Behavior, The Orville, Fear the Walking Dead, Wisdom of the Crowd, Ghosted,  Designated Survivor, and The Gifted.

Mario Wario’s picks:
New: The Walking Dead, Comic Book Men, and Stranger Things.
On-going: Star Wars Rebels, The DCTV CW shows, Mr. Robot, The Gifted, Ghosted, Ghost Wars, SEAL Team, The Blacklist, Star Trek: Discovery, Gotham, The Orville, Outlander, Dragon Ball Super (subtitled and English dub), and Ray Donovan.
Binge / Stack: The Tick, The Defenders, The Crown, Rick and Morty, Fuller House (season 3) and The Magicians.

Sunday – October 22, 2017
8:00 pm
STARZ Outlander: A. Malcolm [new 75-minute Episode]
9:00 pm
AMC The Walking Dead: [8th Season Premiere]
10:00 pm
EPIX Graves: Half A World Gone Mad / In His Labyrinth [1-hour 2nd Season Premiere]
10:07 pm
AMC The Talking Dead [2-hour 7th Season Premiere]

Monday – October 23, 2017
12:15 am
ADULT SWIM The Jellies!: Gangsta’s Paradise [Series Premiere]
1:06 am
AMC Comic Book Men [7th Season Premiere]

Tuesday – October 24, 2017
3:01 am
NETFLIX Special: Wanted Season 1 / Wanted Season 2 [Special Presentation]
7:30 pm
FOX MLB Special: World Series Game #1 [Special Presentation]
10:30 pm
TBS Drop The Mic [Series Premiere]

TBS’s Drop the Mic is a comic battle rap competition series based on the popular segment from The Late Late Show with James Corden and hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin. Each week, four stars from the worlds of entertainment, music, sports and pop culture will face off in a rap battle royale packed with “I can’t believe they just said that” moments. At the end of each head-to-head battle, the studio audience pick the winner. Click for more information

Wednesday – October 25, 2017
7:30 pm
FOX MLB Special: World Series Game #2 [Special Presentation]
8:00 pm
ABC The Goldbergs: Jackie Likes Star Trek [100th Episode]
10:00 pm
SYFY Channel Zero: No-end House: No-end House [2nd Season Finale]
VICELAND Epicly Later’d: Harmony Korine [1st Season Finale]
11:00 pm
IFC Baroness Von Sketch Show: You’ve Reached The Voicemail Of Tracy Harrity [2nd Season Finale]
SUNDANCE Rosehaven: Episode 1 [2nd Season Premiere]

Friday – October 27, 2017
3:01 am
AMAZON Fearless: Complete First Season [Series Premiere]

Emma Banville sets out to prove the innocence of Kevin Russell, a man who was convicted for the murder of schoolgirl Linda Simms 14 years earlier. Firmly believing there has been a miscarriage of justice, Emma is prepared to go to extreme lengths to discover the truth and free Kevin.
Starring: Helen McCrory, Jonathan Forbes, Wunmi Mosaku Click for more information

NETFLIX Special: Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold [Special Presentation]
NETFLIX Stranger Things: Complete Second Season [2nd Season Premiere]
7:30 pm
FOX MLB Special: World Series Game #3 [Special Presentation]
8:00 pm
NBC Blindspot: Back To The Grind [3rd Season Premiere]
9:00 pm
CBS Macgyver: Skull + Electromagnet [New Episode – Special Time]

Saturday – October 28, 2017
11:30 am
DFC My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Shadow Play, Parts I & Ii [1-hour 7th Season Finale]
7:30 pm
FOX MLB Special: World Series Game #4 [Special Presentation]
9:00 pm
SHOWTIME Special: Black Sabbath: The End Of The End [90-minute Special Presentation]
10:00 pm
SCIENCE Secrets Of The Underground [2nd Season Premiere]