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Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant Keep the Prestige Coming in HBO's The Undoing

ALSO: The World Series, SNL, 60 Minutes, I Love a Mama's Boy, and more.
  • Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant Star in The Undoing. (HBO)
    Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant Star in The Undoing. (HBO)

    Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant are no strangers to prestige TV, she having starred in two seasons of Big Little Lies, and he in 2018's A Very English Scandal. They play husband and wife in HBO's The Undoing, in which picture perfect wealth and privilege mask domestic dysfunction and some very dark secrets. The new limited series bows Sunday night.

    Also this weekend: Adele hosts Saturday Night Live, TLC explores a different kind of love triangle, and Joe Rogan returns to The Comedy Store. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:

    SATURDAY OCTOBER 24

    MLB BASEBALL: The fall classic continues as the Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Dodgers play Game 4 of The World Series from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. 8:00 PM ET/ 5:00 PM PT on FOX

    CABLE PREMIERE: HBO's big Saturday night movie premiere this week is EMMA. Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen's Gambit) plays the title character in this 2020 adaptation of the Jane Austen classic of love and misguided romantic pursuits. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Forget Halloween, Hallmark is jumping straight to Christmas. In Jingle Bell Bride, wedding planner Jessica (Julie Gonzalo) treks to a small town in Alaska in search of a rare flower for one of her clients. During her stay, she is enchanted by both the holiday hamlet and the beefcake botanist who assists in her search. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark

    NEW EPISODE: Eli Roth's History of Horror takes a deep dive into the squirm-inducing subgenre of body horror. 10:00 PM ET on AMC

    NEW EPISODE: Adele is hosting Saturday Night Live, where she'll be accompanied by musical guest H.E.R. Airs live coast-to-coast at 11:30 PM ET / 8:30 PM PT on NBC

    SUNDAY OCTOBER 25

    NEW EPISODE: President Trump made headlines last week when he walked out on an interview with Lesley Stahl. 60 Minutes is expected to air that interview this week, alongside other sit-downs with his democratic rival Joe Biden and VP their running mates Mike Pence and Kamala Harris. 7:00 PM ET on CBS 

    SERIES PREMIERE: Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star in The Undoing. The six-part limited series written by David E Kelley and directed by Susanne Bier (The Night Manager) tracks the implosion of a successful therapist's personal and professional lives, just as her career-capping book is about to go to press. Donald Sutherland co-stars. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    LIMITED SERIES FINALE: Masterpiece's four-part thriller Flesh and Blood comes to a close tonight, promising to finally reveal who was attacked the night of the accident. Imelda Staunton, Stephen Rea and Francesca Annis star. 9:00 PM ET on PBS

    NEW EPISODE: In what may be a big mistake on Fear the Walking Dead, Dwight (Austin Amelio) and Al (Maggie Grace) disobey directions in order to pursue one more lead. 9:00 PM ET on AMC

    SERIES PREMIERE: TLC's latest high concept reality series I Love a Mama's Boy follows four couples where the only thing standing in the way of true love is a very different kind of other woman: the guys' overbearing mothers.. Watch the trailer. 10:00 PM ET on TLC

    NEW EPISODE: Podcast superstars Marc Maron, Joe Rogan, Bill Burr, and Whitney Cummings bring renewed attention and urgency to The Comedy Store. In the fourth episode, Joe Rogan returns to the legendary comedy club after a seven-year ban. Watch the trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

    NEW EPISODE: Like a zombie Breakfast Club, the gang on Walking Dead: World Beyond holes up in an old high school, where they take the opportunity to forge tighter bonds. 10:00 PM ET on AMC

    SEASON PREMIERE: After a four-year break, The Eric Andre Show returns for its fifth deranged season of sit-down interviews, pranks, and gross out humor. Watch the trailer. Midnight on Adult Swim

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: The Undoing, HBO, David E. Kelley, Donald Sutherland, Hugh Grant, Nicole Kidman