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Stranger Things' David Harbour Makes His Saturday Night Live Debut

ALSO: Lifetime's College Admissions Scandal movie, Happy Death Day 2U, Love, Fall & Order, and more
  • SNL's Kenan Thompson with David Harbour and Camila Cabelo (NBC)
    SNL's Kenan Thompson with David Harbour and Camila Cabelo (NBC)
    Primetimer's editors break down what's new and noteworthy on television today.

    Today's top picks include new horror offerings, a made for TV movie about the college admissions scandal, and last but not least, everyone's favorite small town police chief on SNL. Here are the highlights.

    NEW EPISODE: If Halloween puts you in a Stranger Things state of mind, then you won't want to miss Saturday Night Live, where David Harbour — Chief Hopper himself — is hosting with musical guest Camila Cabello. Watch the promo 11:35 PM ET on NBC

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: The latest installment of Lifetime's "Ripped from the Headlines" features, The College Admissions Scandal  stars Penelope Ann Miller (Riverdale) and Mia Kirshner (Star Trek: Discovery) as desperate mothers who will do anything to get their kids into the best colleges possible, and lose far more than a year's tuition when their schemes are exposed. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    CABLE PREMIERE: HBO's big Saturday night movie this week is Happy Death Day 2U. Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe), the sorority sister caught in a nightmarish time loop in 2017's Happy Death Day is drawn into another repeating cycle of scares as the campus killer from the first film resurfaces with fresh targets. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Claire (Erin Cahill) is facing her old rival Patrick (Trevor Donovan) in court, but when she returns home for her father's annual Autumn celebration in Love, Fall & Order she unexpectedly encounters her professional rival in a different setting and begins to see him in a new light. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on Hallmark

    ALSO TONIGHT

    • Beyond the Headlines: The College Admissions Scandal With Gretchen Carlson takes an inside look at the headlining-grabbing stories that inspired the Lifetime movie. 10:00 PM ET on Lifetime
    • Live PD is out on patrol in the cities of America. 9:00 PM ET on A&E
    • The Banana Splits puts a horror movie twist on the classic children's program from Hanna Barbera. Judging by the preview, this take is a whole lot darker. 9:00 PM ET on Syfy
    • The DNA of Murder With Paul Holes takes a deep dive into some truly disturbing unsolved murders. 7:00 PM ET on Oxygen

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

    TOPICS: Saturday Night Live, NBC, Stranger Things, Camila Cabello, David Harbour