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Today's premieres and other notes (Saturday, Oct. 17)
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Robin Miller
2020-10-17 23:06:48 UTC
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Start-up [new] (3:01 am, Netflix)

Young entrepreneurs aspiring to launch virtual dreams into reality
compete for success and love in the cutthroat world of Korea's
high-tech industry. Korean series with episodes released weekly.

https://www.netflix.com/title/81290293



The Wrong Cheerleader Coach (movie) (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)

When Jon and his daughter Hanna move from Chicago to California to start
a new life after the passing of Hanna’s mom, they are delighted when the
head cheerleader coach, Ms. Burke, invites Hanna to join the squad. When
the new assistant coach, Devan, offers private cheer lessons, it turns
out that she is interested in more than helping Hanna ­ she has set her
sights on Jon and will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Vivica A.
Fox, Corin Nemec, Tara Reid, Madi Burton, Johanna Liauw, and Bailey Kai
star. (2020)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13085822/

https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/the-wrong-cheerleader-coach



David Byrne's American Utopia (documentary) (8-9:45 pm, HBO)

Spike Lee directs a filmed version of David Byrne's innovative stage
show which finds him performing Talking Heads classics as well as songs
from across his solo catalog with the help of a kinetic, untethered
backing band.



https://www.metacritic.com/movie/david-byrnes-american-utopia [score 93]



The Story of the Royals (special) (8-10 pm, Reelz)

https://www.reelz.com/the-story-of-the-royals/



Sweet Autumn (movie) (9 pm, Hallmark Channel)

Aunt Dee splits her candy shop between her niece, Maggie, and maple
farmer, Dex. Following letters Dee left, the two uncover the reason for
her decision, during the Sweet Autumn festival. Starring Nikki DeLoach
and Andrew Walker.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13057170/

https://www.hallmarkchannel.com/sweet-autumn



Tales From the Hood 3 (movie) (9 pm, Syfy)

William, a lumbering man in his 50s, tries to outrun an unseen evil with
six-year-old girl Brooklyn, who tells him four different moralistic and
horrific stories to keep her mind off the impending danger.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11453082/





Ghost Nation (season 2 fall premiere) (9 pm, Travel Channel)



Photo Ark (special) (10 pm, Nat Geo WILD)

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/projects/photo-ark/



Holy Calamavote (special) (midnight, Adult Swim)

Rescheduled from October 10. Run the Jewels will perform their new album
RTJ4 in full in this first-ever Adult Swim concert special in honor of
National Voter Registration Day. Additional performers include Mavis
Staples, Josh Homme, Eric Andre, and Zack de la Rocha.




Tomorrow's advance notes:


Coming soon.


-- Robin
Ian J. Ball
2020-10-18 03:04:01 UTC
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The Wrong Cheerleader Coach (movie) (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)
When Jon and his daughter Hanna move from Chicago to California to
start a new life after the passing of Hanna’s mom, they are delighted
when the head cheerleader coach, Ms. Burke, invites Hanna to join the
squad. When the new assistant coach, Devan, offers private cheer
lessons, it turns out that she is interested in more than helping Hanna
­ she has set her sights on Jon and will stop at nothing to get what
she wants. Vivica A. Fox, Corin Nemec, Tara Reid, Madi Burton, Johanna
Liauw, and Bailey Kai star. (2020)
Vivica!!
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Tales From the Hood 3 (movie) (9 pm, Syfy)
William, a lumbering man in his 50s, tries to outrun an unseen evil
with six-year-old girl Brooklyn, who tells him four different
moralistic and horrific stories to keep her mind off the impending
danger.
It amazes me that Siffy still goes through the motions of showing
"originals"...
Post by Robin Miller
Coming soon.
-- Robin
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"Who would ever do this to him!?" - HottCiara on DOOL (04-27-2020), asking
who would stab Victor Kirakis... How about ANYONE WHO'S EVER MET HIM??!!
Robin Miller
2020-10-18 04:00:02 UTC
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Start-up       [new]        (3:01 am, Netflix)
Young entrepreneurs aspiring to launch virtual dreams into reality
compete for success and love in the cutthroat  world of Korea's
high-tech industry. Korean series with episodes released weekly.
https://www.netflix.com/title/81290293
The Wrong Cheerleader Coach     (movie)     (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)
When Jon and his daughter Hanna move from Chicago to California to start
a new life after the passing of Hanna’s mom, they are delighted when the
head cheerleader coach, Ms. Burke, invites Hanna to join the squad. When
the new assistant coach, Devan, offers private cheer lessons, it turns
out that she is interested in more than helping Hanna ­ she has set her
sights on Jon and will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Vivica A.
Fox, Corin Nemec, Tara Reid, Madi Burton, Johanna Liauw, and Bailey Kai
star. (2020)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13085822/
https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/the-wrong-cheerleader-coach
David Byrne's American Utopia        (documentary)      (8-9:45 pm, HBO)
Spike Lee directs a filmed version of David Byrne's innovative stage
show which finds him performing Talking Heads classics as well as songs
from across his solo catalog with the help of a kinetic, untethered
backing band.
http://youtu.be/lg4hcgtjDPc
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/david-byrnes-american-utopia     [score
93]
The Story of the Royals        (special)        (8-10 pm, Reelz)
https://www.reelz.com/the-story-of-the-royals/
Sweet Autumn        (movie)       (9 pm, Hallmark Channel)
Aunt Dee splits her candy shop between her niece, Maggie, and maple
farmer, Dex. Following letters Dee left, the two uncover the reason for
her decision, during the Sweet Autumn festival. Starring Nikki DeLoach
and Andrew Walker.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13057170/
https://www.hallmarkchannel.com/sweet-autumn
Tales From the Hood 3         (movie)        (9 pm, Syfy)
William, a lumbering man in his 50s, tries to outrun an unseen evil with
six-year-old girl Brooklyn, who tells him four different moralistic and
horrific stories to keep her mind off the impending danger.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11453082/
http://youtu.be/Cw07m4Qg0OE
Ghost Nation       (season 2 fall premiere)       (9 pm, Travel Channel)
Photo Ark       (special)        (10 pm, Nat Geo WILD)
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/projects/photo-ark/
Holy Calamavote       (special)       (midnight, Adult Swim)
Rescheduled from October 10. Run the Jewels will perform their new album
RTJ4 in full in this first-ever Adult Swim concert special in honor of
National Voter Registration Day. Additional performers include Mavis
Staples, Josh Homme, Eric Andre, and Zack de la Rocha.
America's Funniest Home Videos (season 31 premiere) (7 pm, ABC)



Who Is Killing the Cheerleaders? (movie) (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)

Ellie [Ella Cannon], a former cheerleader, returns to her high school as
a teacher ten years after she was nearly killed in a series of brutal
slayings on the squad. When the attacks start up again shortly after her
arrival, she must find the killer before they get to her first.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13273618/

https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/who-is-killing-the-cheerleaders



Supermarket Sweep [new] (8 pm, ABC)

The 1960s game show (which was first revived back in the 1990) is back
with Leslie Jones as host as teams of two race use their grocery skills
to win cash prizes.



Top Gear (season 29 premiere) (8 pm, BBC America)



The Trouble With Maggie Cole (miniseries) (8 pm, PBS)

See what happens when idle gossip escalates out of control and starts to
affect people’s lives. Set in a picturesque fishing village, the series
centers on Maggie Cole, the self-appointed oracle of this close-knit
community.

https://www.pbs.org/show/trouble-maggie-cole/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Trouble_with_Maggie_Cole

https://www.metacritic.com/tv/the-trouble-with-maggie-cole/season-1



Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Reunited and It Feels So Deadly (movie)
(9 pm, Hallmark M&M)

Aurora's high school reunion turns deadly when a body is found in the
hotel pool. Aurora and her Real Murders Club help investigate which
classmate was most likely to kill. Stars Candace Cameron Bure, Niall
Matter, and Marilu Henner.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11859634/

https://www.hallmarkmoviesandmysteries.com/aurora-teagarden-mysteries-reunited-and-it-feels-so-deadly



Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult (miniseries) (9 pm, Starz)





Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (season 12 premiere) (9 pm, ABC)



Lovecraft Country (season 1 finale) (9 pm, HBO)



Building Alaska (season 12 premiere) (9 pm, DIY)



Worst Cooks in America: Halloween Redemption (special) (9
to 10:30 pm, Food Network)



Card Sharks (season 2 premiere) (10 pm, ABC)

Hosted by by Joel McHale, the revival of the NBC/CBS game show returns
for a second season.



The Vow (season 1 finale) (10 pm, HBO)

Also about NXIVM.



Halloween Freakshow Cakes [new] (10:30 and 11 pm, two
episodes, Food Network)

In each episode of this one of-a-kind cake showdown co-hosted by Vivian
Chan and Zac Young, three sinister cake artists step into a side-show
tent to whip up the freakiest cakes imaginable. The baker who showcases
the most wildly imaginative and hair-raising cake design wins $10,000
and the title of Halloween Freakshow Champion.


-- Robin
Ian J. Ball
2020-10-18 05:07:48 UTC
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Who Is Killing the Cheerleaders? (movie) (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)
Ellie [Ella Cannon], a former cheerleader, returns to her high school
as a teacher ten years after she was nearly killed in a series of
brutal slayings on the squad. When the attacks start up again shortly
after her arrival, she must find the killer before they get to her
first.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13273618/
https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/who-is-killing-the-cheerleaders
Isn't the better question "who *isn't* killing the cheerleaders"?!!
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The Vow (season 1 finale) (10 pm, HBO)
Also about NXIVM.
-- Robin
I seriously can't believe they renewed this, esp. with how "padded"
Arthur said season #1 was!
--
"Who would ever do this to him!?" - HottCiara on DOOL (04-27-2020), asking
who would stab Victor Kirakis... How about ANYONE WHO'S EVER MET HIM??!!
Robin Miller
2020-10-18 05:16:36 UTC
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Who Is Killing the Cheerleaders?    (movie)    (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)
Ellie [Ella Cannon], a former cheerleader, returns to her high school
as a teacher ten years after she was nearly killed in a series of
brutal slayings on the squad. When the attacks start up again shortly
after her arrival, she must find the killer before they get to her first.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13273618/
https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/who-is-killing-the-cheerleaders
Isn't the better question "who *isn't* killing the cheerleaders"?!!
The Vow      (season 1 finale)       (10 pm, HBO)
Also about NXIVM.
-- Robin
I seriously can't believe they renewed this, esp. with how "padded"
Arthur said season #1 was!
I didn't realize it had been renewed, but you're right:

https://deadline.com/2020/10/the-vow-sex-cult-doc-series-renewed-hbo-season-2-1234598866/


--Robin
BTR1701
2020-10-18 05:21:17 UTC
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Post by Robin Miller
Who Is Killing the Cheerleaders? (movie) (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)
Ellie [Ella Cannon], a former cheerleader, returns to her high school
as a teacher ten years after she was nearly killed in a series of
brutal slayings on the squad. When the attacks start up again shortly
after her arrival, she must find the killer before they get to her
first.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13273618/
https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/who-is-killing-the-cheerleaders
Isn't the better question "who *isn't* killing the cheerleaders"?!!
It's the *wrong* cheerleader killer.

Dimensional Traveler
2020-10-18 05:10:18 UTC
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Top Gear      (season 29 premiere)       (8 pm, BBC America)
Didn't season 28 end just last week?!
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