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The Rings of Power, Devil in Ohio and McEnroe Headline Holiday Weekend TV

ALSO: Dated & Related, Fakes, Rick and Morty Season 6, Honk For Jesus, Save Your Soul, college football galore, and more.
  • Photos: Amazon Studios, Netflix, Focus Features/Peacock, Showtime.
    Photos: Amazon Studios, Netflix, Focus Features/Peacock, Showtime.

    Happy Labor Day Weekend! The return of The Lord of the Rings (which premiered Thursday night on Prime Video) isn’t the only thing worth celebrating this weekend — joining it are a host of other premieres, including supernatural mystery Devil in Ohio, Netflix’s Dated & Related, and Showtime documentary McEnroe.

    Plus, teenagers start a fake ID empire in Fakes, Rick and Morty returns for Season 6, Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown's Honk For Jesus, Save Your Soul goes day and date in theaters and on Peacock, and the college football season kicks off in earnest. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:


    Devil in Ohio: Complete limited series. When hospital psychiatrist Dr. Suzanne Mathis (Emily Deschanel) shelters a mysterious cult escapee (Madeleine Arthur), her world is turned upside down as the strange girl’s arrival threatens to tear her family apart. The eight-episode series is adapted from Daria Polatin’s best-selling book, which was inspired by true events. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Dated & Related: Complete first season. Pairs of siblings help each other find love (and win $100,000) in this Love Island-style dating competition series. Hosted by Melinda Berry, who competed on Too Hot to Handle Season 2. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    Fakes: Complete first season. Teenage best friends Zoe (Emilija Baranac, To All The Boys) and Becca (Jennifer Tong, Grand Army) set out to build their own fake ID empire, but when business starts booming, their life of crime gets way too real. The Canadian dramedy also stars Richard Harmon. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Honk For Jesus, Save Your Soul: Original film. Sterling K. Brown and Regina Hall play a pastor and first lady of a Southern Baptist megachurch who must rebuild their congregation after a scandal. The comedy from newcomer Adamma Ebo is the latest in a long line of films from Sundance 2022 to premiere on streaming. (It's debuting concurrently in theaters.) Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    House of Hammer: Complete docuseries. Discovery+ chronicles the abuse allegations against actor Armie Hammer and the dark, twisted legacy of the Hammer family in this three-part series, produced by Casey Hammer, Armie's aunt. Watch trailer. Streaming on Discovery+

    Buy My House: Complete first season. Netflix mashes up Shark Tank and HGTV’s Buy Me in a new series that sees homeowners from across the country negotiate with one of four real estate tycoons to sell their properties. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Jurassic World Dominion: Streaming premiere. Four years after the events of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Biosyn operatives kidnap Maisie Lockwood (Isabella Sermon), prompting Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) to stage a dramatic rescue mission. Meanwhile, Dr. Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) reunites with Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) to expose Biosyn’s latest conspiracy. The 2022 film serves as the third and final installment in the Jurassic World trilogy. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    Club Cumming Presents A Queer Comedy Extravaganza: Special presentation. Tony winner Alan Cumming hosts a cabaret-style gathering featuring seven up-and-coming queer comics in this 75-minute comedy special, Cumming’s first for Showtime. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Surface: Season 1 finale. Sophie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) seems ready to move forward, but can she accept a life with James (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) while questions about her past still linger? Streaming on Apple TV+

    Sprung: New episodes. In the days leading up to the robbery of the Congresswoman, the crew face various obstacles that could derail their plan. Streaming on Amazon Freevee

    Ivy + Bean: Original films. Netflix adapts the popular children’s book series into three standalone films, each of which follows Ivy, a quiet, thoughtful girl, and her exuberant neighbor Bean as they embark upon a new adventure. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Killer Camp: New episode. A new camper disrupts the group dynamic at Camp Pleasant, but just as meaningful relationships begin to form, a sudden event sends the campers reeling. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    Dynasty: New episode. As Blake (Grant Show) institutes damage control to help Adam (Sam Underwood), Cristal offers advice which falls flat. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    College Football: ESPN offers two games tonight:

    • Western Michigan at Michigan State 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT
    • TCU at Colorado 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT

    Major League Baseball: Over on Apple TV+, MLB wins the evening:

    • Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT
    • Philadelphia Phillies at San Francisco Giants 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT


    The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert: Special presentation. The Foo Fighters, Travis Barker, Stewart Copeland, and other musicians gather at Wembley Stadium to honor late drummer Taylor Hawkins, who died in March at the age of 50. The entire event will livestream Paramount+ before it's condensed it into an hour-long CBS special airing later in the evening. 11:30 AM ET/8:30 AM PT on Paramount+, and 10:00 PM ET on CBS

    Jack Osbourne’s Night of Terror: UFOs: Special presentation. Jack Osbourne brings his friends, actors Jay Mewes and Jamie Kennedy, to Utah’s Uinta Basin in search of the truth behind UFOs. Watch trailer. Streaming on Discovery+

    Marry Me in Yosemite: TV movie. When Zoe (Cindy Busby), a top photojournalist, begrudgingly heads to Yosemite for her next coffee table book, she meets Jack (Tyler Harlow), an intriguing tour guide who opens her eyes to new possibilities as they take a journey together. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    First Home Fix: Series premiere. Renovation gurus Raisa Kuddus and Austin Coleman help first-time homeowners transform their starter homes without breaking the bank in this new series. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on HGTV

    College Football: CFB Saturdays have officially arrived. Fans have a host of nationally-televised games to choose from in Week 1:

    • Colorado State at Michigan 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on ABC
    • NC State at East Carolina 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on ESPN
    • Oregon at Georgia 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on ABC
    • UTEP at Oklahoma 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on FOX
    • Arizona at San Diego State 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on CBS
    • Utah at Florida 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN
    • Notre Dame at Ohio State 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on ABC
    • Boise State at Oregon State 10:30 PM ET/7:30 PM PT on ESPN

    Major League Baseball: Not a football fan? FOX has you covered with one of two baseball games, depending on your region, both at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT:

    • Washington Nationals at New York Mets
    • Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Guardians


    Rick and Morty: Season 6 premiere. The hit animated comedy returns for another season of off-kilter, intergalactic adventures. Season 6 picks up where we left off, with Rick and Morty (both Justin Roiland) down on their luck, and follows their attempts to bounce back. Watch trailer. 11:00 PM ET on Adult Swim

    McEnroe: Original documentary. Tennis champ John McEnroe reflects on his controversial career and his shifting perspectives on life. Other tennis stars, including Billie Jean King, also appear to weigh in on McEnroe’s legacy. Read our review. 7:00 PM ET on Showtime

    The Chi: Season 5 finale. As Emmett (Jacob Latimore) supports Jada (Yolanda Ross), Kiesha (Birgundi Baker) and Tiff (Hannaha Hall) come to a resolution, and pressure mounts on Douda (Curtiss Cook). Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

    House of the Dragon: New episode. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Tales of The Walking Dead: New episode. In a nature documentary set in the "dead sector," a naturalist who studies walkers encounters a spirited settler. Soon, an unlikely respect is forged between the two as the settler tries to argue in favor of people taking back the land from the dead. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on AMC

    Power Book III: Raising Kanan: New episode. Kanan (Mekai Curtis) and Jukebox (Hailey Kilgore) search for answers in family matters. When Raq’s (Patina Miller). push into new territory is stalled, she proposes a meeting. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on Starz

    City on a Hill: New episode. With the evidence against Sinclair Dryden (Corbin Bernsen) piling up, Jackie (Kevin Bacon) takes action. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Major League Baseball: Peacock offers its final MLB Sunday Leadoff game of the year, while ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball programming continues:

    • Toronto Blue Jays at Pittsburgh Pirates 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on Peacock
    • San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN

    Major League Soccer: The Portland Timbers host Atlanta United FC in a nationally-televised game. 5:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT on FOX

    College Football: The Florida State Seminoles and LSU Tigers meet in New Orleans for the Allstate Louisiana Kickoff. 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on ABC

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: Devil in Ohio, Netflix, Dated & Related, Fakes, Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, McEnroe, Rick and Morty, College Football