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The White Lotus, Big Mouth, and The Devil's Hour Lead a Weekend of Premieres

ALSO: Showtime's American Gigolo finale, Jack Harlow on SNL, GDT's Cabinet of Curiosities, and more.
  • Photos: Netflix, Prime Video, NBC, HBO, Showtime
    Photos: Netflix, Prime Video, NBC, HBO, Showtime

    Happy Halloween weekend! Over the next few days, television delivers a frightfully packed lineup, as Emmy darling The White Lotus returns for its second season on HBO, Big Mouth Season 6 offers more raunchy fun, and Prime Video bows supernatural thriller The Devil’s Hour.

    Plus, Jon Bernthal’s American Gigolo reaches its finale, rapper Jack Harlow pulls double duty on Saturday Night Live, Netflix wraps Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:


    Big Mouth: Complete Season 6. Adam Levine, Annaleigh Ashford, Brian Tyree Henry, and more celebrities lend their voices to the animated comedy’s sixth season. This time around, the students of Bridgeton Middle School (and their hormone monsters) navigate new challenges, including long-distance relationships, family drama, and yeast infections. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Devil’s Hour: Complete limited series. Peter Capaldi and Jessica Raine headline this six-part thriller about a woman (Raine) whose nightmares draw her into a hunt for a serial killer in a world where nothing is as it seems. Also stars Nikesh Patel, Phil Dunster, and Alex Ferns. Watch trailer. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

    Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities: Limited series finale. Netflix’s four-day horror event comes to an end with two supernatural-themed anthology episodes, featuring performances from Peter Weller, Eric André, Essie Davis, and Andrew Lincoln. Streaming on Netflix

    The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself: Complete Season 1. Caught between two warring clans, 16-year-old Nathan (Jay Lycurgo), the son of a notorious witch responsible for a deadly massacre, tries to find his place in the world — and his powers. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues: Original documentary. Described as the “definitive documentary” on Louis Armstrong, this film explores his legacy as a founding father of jazz and a cultural ambassador of the United States. The doc was produced in accordance with the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, and director Sacha Jenkins had full access to a trove of rare archival materials, audio recordings, and personal diaries. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    I Am a Stalker: Complete Season 1. The producers of I Am a Killer profile the most notorious stalkers currently behind bars as they attempt to explain how love turned into a deadly obsession. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Drink Masters: Complete Season 1. World-class mixologists showcase their dazzling cocktail-crafting skills as they compete for a $100,000 prize and the title of Ultimate Drink Master. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    2022 World Series: The Houston Astros get home-field advantage as they host the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 1. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on FOX


    Saturday Night Live: New episode. SNL closes out the first month of Season 48 with rapper Jack Harlow, who will make his hosting debut and serve as musical guest. Harlow is the second star to pull double duty this season, after Megan Thee Stallion led the October 15 show. 11:30 PM ET/8:30 PM PT on NBC

    The Hair Tales: New episodes. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and rapper Chika sit down with Tracee Ellis Ross to discuss their personal journey and reflect on the beauty of Black women’s hair. Read our review. Streaming on Hulu

    Deadwind: Complete Season 3 (series finale). Homicide detectives Sofia Karppi (Pihla Viitala) and Sakari Nurmi (Lauri Tilkanen) work together to hunt a brutal murderer whose adorns their victims with strange symbols in the final season of the Finnish crime drama. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    2022 World Series: The Astros-Phillies action remains in Houston for Game 2. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on FOX

    2022 NWSL Championship: The Portland Thorns and Kansas City Current meet at Audi Field in Washington D.C. for a chance to hoist the NWSL championship trophy. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on CBS


    The White Lotus: Season 2 premiere. Mike White’s anthology series heads to Sicily for another season of privileged, socially-unaware drama. Jennifer Coolidge leads a predominantly new cast of resort-goers and staffers, played by Michael Imperioli, Aubrey Plaza, Meghann Fahy, and Sabrina Impacciatore, among others. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    American Gigolo: Season 1 finale. As Julian (Jon Bernthal) recovers Colin (Gabriel LaBelle) from an unlikely savior, Sunday (Rosie O’Donnell) can’t shake a connection from her past and present cases. Elsewhere, Michelle (Gretchen Mol) considers what she wants — and what Colin needs. 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

    NFL Football: The NFL’s London series means nationally-televised games run all day:

    • Denver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (in London) 9:30 AM ET/6:30 AM PT on ESPN+
    • Green Bay Packers at Buffalo Bills 8:15 PM ET/5:15 PM PT on NBC

    The Serpent Queen: Season 1 finale. After the planned kidnapping of King Francis (Colm Meaney) goes awry, Catherine (Samantha Morton) devises a new plan to allow her control of the country. 8:00 PM ET on Starz

    East New York: New episode (special time). When a prisoner serving a life sentence escapes, the 7-4 teams up with the U.S. Marshals to track down the convict before he finds the cop who put him away: Deputy Inspector Regina Haywood (Amanda Haywood). The procedural airs one hour earlier than usual. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    NCIS: Los Angeles: New episode (special time). Hanna (LL Cool J) and Callen (Chris O’Donnell) leap into action when one of their own is harmed in a plane crash. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

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

    TOPICS: The White Lotus, HBO, American Gigolo, Big Mouth, The Devil's Hour, Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet Of Curiosities, Saturday Night Live, Jack Harlow