Sunday TV: Ash vs Evil Dead, Westworld, The Strain & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 9, 2016

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News & Notes

Get an Ash Action Figure at AmazonTonight, ABC, CBS, FOX and PBS have coverage of The Second Presidential Debate 2016.

Over on cable, Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, FOX Business, FOX News and MSNBC have coverage of The Second Presidential Debate 2016, Cooking Channel has the third season premiere of Unwrapped 2.0, Discovery Channel has a couple of Alaska: The Last Frontier specials, Disney Channel has a Ghost Patrol special, Hallmark Channel has the first season finale of Chesapeake Shores, Hallmark Movies and Mysteries has the TV movie premiere of Death al Dente: A Gourmet Detective Mystery, and HBO has the series premieres of Divorce and Insecure.

Next week, Epix has the series premieres of Berlin Station and Graves and USA Network has the series premiere of Eyewitness.

On the latest episode of TV times Three, Ep.342, “Cable & Streaming Fall TV Preview 2016”, I am joined by @mytakeontv and @ShowPatrol to talk about what is coming to cable and streaming this fall. We previewed the following new shows: BBC America’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and Undercover, Epix’s Berlin Station, Hulu’s Chance, Freakish and Shut Eye, IFC’s Stan Against Evil, TNT’s Good Behavior, USA Network’s Eyewitness and Falling Water, and more. Plus, some TV recommendations at the end.

Prime Picks

Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): New. Pablo finds out he has a gift. Ash and Kelly head to the morgue. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later two times.

Westworld (CBS): New. “Chestnut.” Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later two times. Last week’s series premiere episode, “The Original,” replays right before on HBO2.

The Strain (FX): New. Eph and Dutch are on a search while a new plan to trap the master is worked out. Fet suffers a big loss. Plays twice and again later.

Other Options

  • Food Paradise International (Travel Channel): New. Check out some “Hot & Spicy Paradise 2.” Plays again later.
  • Insecure (HBO): Series Premiere. The show follows the lives of two black women, who are best friends, as they try to navigate their personal and professional lives in south Los Angeles. In the premiere, Issa is wondering if her relationship will ever go anywhere and Molly, while a successful lawyer, can’t seem to find love. Starts 34 minutes after the half hour following Divorce and runs 29 minutes. Plays again later two times.
  • Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. Regina wants information on the Evil Queen. Snow tries to help Dr. Jekyll find a lab. David has dealings with Mr. Gold.
  • Quarry (MoMAX): Repeat. This past Friday night’s episode, “Coffee Blues,” replays. Runs 55 minutes. Plays again later.
  • The Simpsons (FOX): New. Homer tries to show Bart why he hates Beantown. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL action today.
  • FOX has NFL action today.
  • FS1 has National League Divisional Series action with the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Washington Nationals today.
  • NBC has Sunday Night Football NFL action with the New York Giants at the Green Bay Packers.
  • tbs has doubleheader American League Divisional Series action with the Cleveland Indians at the Boston Red Sox followed by the Texas Rangers at the Toronto Blue Jays.

Sunday TV Marathons

CSI: Miami (WEtv): Nine episodes that play twice.
The Golden Girls (TV Land): Has 16 episodes today.
Law & Order (TNT): Six episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 15 episodes.
Leverage (ION): Has 16 episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 10 episodes tonight.

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