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Zombie Tidal Wave Aims to be Syfy's Next Sharknado

ALSO: The Mule, A Summer Romance, Addiction Unplugged, Big Rig Warriors, and more
  • Sharknado alum Ian Ziering returns in Zombie Tidal Wave (SyFy)
    Sharknado alum Ian Ziering returns in Zombie Tidal Wave (SyFy)
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    If you were wondering how to satisfy your summer schlock cravings after last summer's The Last Sharknado: It's About Time, series alums Ian Ziering (BH90201) and writer/director Anthony C. Ferrante (Sharknados 1-6) have reunited for what just might be 2019's end-of-summer water cooler phenomenon.

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: After six years of over the top Sharknado movies, Zombie Tidal Wave hopes to pick up where Syfy's previous summer film series left off. Fisherman Hunter Shaw (Ian Ziering) squares off against a tidal wave of zombies created by biological experimentation. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Syfy

    CABLE PREMIERE: HBO's big Saturday night movie premiere this week is The Mule. Director and star Clint Eastwood stepped in front of the camera for the first time in six years to play Earl Stone, a 90-year old Korean War veteran who became a drug mule for a Mexican cartel. The film was based on a true story. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Rancher Sam Walker (Erin Krakow) welcomes city dweller Richard Belmont (Ryan Paevey) to her Montana spread. Before they know what's happened the two of them have fallen into a A Summer Romance on Hallmark's latest premiere movie release. 9:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    ALSO TONIGHT

    • Addiction Unplugged examines addiction and recovery in the midst of the opioid epidemic in the show's series premiere. 1:00 PM ET on A&E
    • Gates of Paradise is the fourth installment in Lifetime's 5 part V.C. Andrews’ Casteel Saga. Co-star Jason Priestly (BH90210) directs next week series closer. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime
    • Big Rig Warriors closes out its first season with one last look at the world of big rig racing. 10:00 PM ET on FYI
    • Saturday Night Live re-airs its November episode, with host Jonah Hill and Musical guest Maggie Rogers. 11:35 PM ET on NBC

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

    TOPICS: Zombie Tidal Wave, Syfy, Sharknado, Ian Ziering