Sunday TV: The Simpsons, Lovecraft Country, COBRA & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 18, 2020

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News & Notes

Get Lovecraft Country Episodes on HBO Channel via Amazon Prime VideoTonight, ABC has the 31st season premiere of America’s Funniest Home Videos, the series premiere of Supermarket Sweep, the 12th season premiere of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and the second season premiere of Card Sharks and PBS has the series premiere of The Trouble With Maggie Cole.

Over on cable, Food Network has the series premiere of Halloween Freakshow Cakes, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has the TV movie premiere of Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Reunited and It Feels So Deadly, HBO has the first season finale of Lovecraft Country, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Who Is Killing the Cheerleaders?, and UPtv has the TV movie premiere of The Time Capsule.

Next Sunday, Disney XD has the third season finale of Marvel’s Spider-Man, HBO has the series premiere of The Undoing, and PBS has the first season finale of Flesh and Blood.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): New. “Treehouse of Horror XXXI.” Runs 30 minutes.

Lovecraft Country (HBO): Season Finale. “Full Circle.” Plays again later two times. The previous nine episodes replay right before on HBO2.

COBRA (PBS): New. The Prime Minister and the team visit some of the hardest hit areas of the country.

Solid Selections

Warrior (MoMAX): Repeat. The second season premiere episode, “Learn to Endure, or Hire a Bodyguard,” replays. Runs 50 minutes.

The Good Lord Bird (Showtime): New. John Brown and Onion head north to try and raise money for the abolitionist cause. Plays again later two times.

The Comedy Store (Showtime): New. “The Wild Bunch.” Plays again later two times.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL action today.
  • FOX has NFL action today and MLB Playoffs action tonight with the Atlanta Braves at the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • Golf Channel has final round coverage of the Dominion Energy Charity Classic Champions tournament and The CJ Cup at Shadow Creek PGA tournament.
  • NBC has Sunday Night Football with the Los Angeles Rams at the San Francisco 49ers.

Sunday TV Marathons

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Six TV mystery movies starring Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House, Make It or Break It) replay leading up to the premiere of a new one.
The Golden Girls (TV Land): Has 15 episodes today.
Impractical Jokers… (truTV): Has 32 episodes today into late night.
Last Man Standing (WGN America): Has 12 episodes today.
Law & Order (WEtv): Has 13 episodes today into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 15 episodes.
Little House on the Prairie (UPtv): Six episodes early.
Lovecraft Country (HBO2): First nine episodes of the series today leading up to tonight’s first season premiere on HBO.
Mama’s Family (Logo): Has 10 episodes today.
Married…With Children (Logo): Has 18 episodes early.
Married…With Children (WGN America): Has 10 episodes early.
NCIS: Los Angeles (ION): Has 12 episodes today.
NCIS: New Orleans (POP): Eight episodes today.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Land): Has 11 episodes early.
Scorpion (Pop): Eight episodes early and seven more tonight into late night.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 10 “Treehouse of Horrors” episodes today and two more episodes tonight.
Two and a Half Men (TV Land): Has 15 episodes tonight into late night.

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