Tuesday, September 29, 2020

'Covid-19' - TV Launch - October 2020

Despite production disruptions from the deadly 'Covid-19’ virus plague unleashed on an unsuspecting world, the TV industry is determined to get back on track, scheduling October 2020 premiere dates for new series and new seasons of returning shows including "Monsterland", "Pandora", "The Mandalorian" and a whole lot more:

October 1:

Gangs of London (AMC+, new drama series)
The Salisbury Poisonings (AMC+, new drama series)
A World of Calm (HBO Max, new unscripted series)
Oktoberfest Beer & Blood (Netflix, new German drama series; U.S. premiere)
The Split (Sundance Now, Season 2 of British drama series; U.S. premiere)

October 2:

Undercover Boss (CBS, Season 10)
Emily in Paris (Netflix, new comedy series)
Monsterland (Hulu, new anthology drama series)
Warrior (Cinemax, Season 2)
Tiny World (Apple TV+, new documentary series)

October 3:

Lucky Dog (CBS, Season 8)
Innovation Nation (CBS, Season 7)

October 4:

Pandora (The CW, Season 2)
The Good Lord Bird (Showtime, new drama limited series; moved from August 9)
The Comedy Store (Showtime, new documentary miniseries)
The Walking Dead: The World Beyond (AMC, new drama series)
Britannia (Epix, Season 2; U.S. premiere)
First Ladies (CNN, new documentary series)
Girl Meets Farm (Food Network, Season 6)

October 5:

Soulmates (AMC, new drama series)
Big Hero 6 (Disney XD, Season 3; moved from September 21)
Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan (PBS, new talk show series)
HEA Strikes Back (TLC, new unscripted cities)
Amplify Voices (Revry, new panel-discussion series)
Natural Born Narcos (Quibi, new shortform drama series)
Gloop World (Quibi, new shortform animated comedy series)
Studio C (BYUtv, Season 12)

October 6:

neXt (Fox, new drama series)
Swamp Thing (The CW, Season 1; broadcast premiere)
Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch (Discovery, new unscripted series)

October 7:

Devils (The CW, Season 1; broadcast premiere)
Coroner (The CW, Season 1; broadcast premiere)

October 8:

Connecting … (NBC, new comedy series; moved from October 1)
Supernatural (The CW, Season 15B; final season)
The Outpost (The CW, Season 3)
Phantom Signals (Science Channel, new docuseries)

October 9:

The Right Stuff (Disney+, new drama series)
Ghostwriter (Apple TV+, Season 2)
Raven’s Home (Disney Channel, Season 4)
Santiago of the Seas (Nickelodeon, new animated children’s series)
Love After Lockup (WE tv, Season 3B)

October 11:

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC, Season 6)
The Spanish Princess (Starz, Season 2)

October 12:

The Family Chantel (TLC, Season 2)
Mystery Road (Acorn, Season 2)
Last Looks (Quibi, new shortform true-crime series)

October 13:

The FBI Declassified (CBS, new docuseries)
The Bachelorette (ABC, Season 16)
Tell Me a Story (The CW, Season 2; broadcast premiere)
Finding Your Roots (PBS, Season 6)
Survivalists (BYUtv, new competition series)

October 14:

The Amazing Race (CBS, Season 32)
Tyler Perry’s Sistas (BET, Season 2)
The Age of Nature (PBS, new documentary miniseries)
Baroness von Sketch Show (IFC, Season 5)

October 15:

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access, Season 3)
DES (Sundance Now, Season 1 of British drama series; U.S. premiere)

October 16:

Shark Tank (ABC, Season 12)
Helstrom (Hulu, new drama series)
Meet the Chimps (Disney+, new documentary series)
Helpsters (Apple TV+, Season 2)

October 17:

Photo Ark (National Geographic, new documentary miniseries)
Ghost Nation (Travel Channel, Season 3)

October 18:

America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC, Season 31)
Supermarket Sweep (ABC, new game show series revival)
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (ABC, Season 2)
Card Sharks (ABC, Season 2)

October 19:

The Voice (NBC, Season 19)
The Weakest Link (NBC, new game show series revival; time slot premiere)
Unsolved Mysteries (Netflix, Season 1B)
Independent Lens (PBS, Season 19)

October 20:

The Misery Index (TBS, Season 2B)

October 21: 

The Goldbergs (ABC, Season 8)
The Conners (ABC, Season 3)
Black-ish (ABC, Season 7)
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction (Netflix, Season 3)
The Fixers (BYUtv, Season 2)

October 23: 

How To with John Wilson (HBO, new unscripted comedy series)
The Big Fib (Disney+, new game show series)
Ready to Love (OWN, Season 2)
Put a Ring on It (OWN, new dating unscripted series)

October 24:

Destination Fear (Travel Channel, Season 3)

October 25:

The Undoing (HBO, new drama limited series)
Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery, Season 10)
Halloween Freakshow Cakes (Food Network, new competition series)
I Love a Mana’s Boy (TLC, new unscripted cities)

October 26:

Temple (Spectrum Originals, new drama series)
50 Stages of Fright (Quibi, Season 2)

October 27:

This Is Us (NBC, Season 5; moved from November 10)
The Dakota Entrapment Tapes (SundanceNow, new documentary miniseries)

October 28:
American Housewife (ABC, Season 5)

October 29:

Superstore (NBC, Season 6; moved from October 22)
City So Real (National Geographic Channel, new documentary miniseries)
Top Secret Videos (TruTV, new comedy series)
The Holzer Files (Travel Channel, Season 2)
Deutschland 89 (Sundance Now, Season 3)

October 30:

The Mandalorian (Disney+, Season 2)
Somebody Feed Phil (Netflix, Season 4)
Truth Seekers (Amazon Prime, new comedy series)
My Big Italian Adventure (HGTV, new unscripted series)

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