Here Are Some Of The Best New And Returning TV Shows To Look Forward To This October

Here Are Some Of The Best New And Returning TV Shows To Look Forward To This October

Get ready to binge-watch these entertaining shows across various platforms.

A new month is here and with it, a new set of TV shows to look forward to. October more or less marks the beginning of cozy weather, making it perfect for binge-watching shows. There are plenty of those in the line this month. Some shows are returning for a new season and we are also getting some brand new ones. Many of these would make for a great watch during the Halloween season as well. 

Here are some shows to look forward to this month across various streaming platforms:

1. You (Season 3)

Another season of the charming and murderous Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) is back. At the end of the second season, he had tried to flee from his past life and ended up falling in love with a pastry chef named Love (Victoria Pedretti) whom he soon learns is much more similar to him than he thought. The sociopathic couple now lives in a new suburban home and are welcoming a child as Joe falls back on his old ways.

The new season is set to premiere on Netflix on October 15.


2. One of Us Is Lying

This mystery series is based on the bestselling book by Karen M. McManus of the same name. The story follows five high school students who enter detention and leave after one of the students dies. An investigation ensues. 

The series is scheduled to premiere on Peacock on October 7.


3. I Know What You Did Last Summer

Based on the iconic slasher trilogy and novel by the same name, I Know What You Did Last Summer is now adapted into a series for Amazon Prime Video. This reboot follows a group of teenagers who are stalked by a mysterious killer a year after a fatal accident on their graduation night. They try to figure out who is stalking them and everyone they know and love is now a suspect. 

The series will be releasing on Amazon Prime Video on October 15.


4. All American (Season 4)

The sports drama series is back for its fourth season. The series follows the life of a rising high school American football player, Spencer James, who is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High. It follows the ups and downs that occur in his life. It was inspired by the real-life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger. The third season ended in a cliffhanger and many more unanswered questions that may or may not be answered in the new season. We will have to wait to find out. 

Season 4 starts airing on The CW on October 25th.


5. Queens

This new series by  ABC Signature for the Walt Disney Company follows four women, Brianna, Jill, Valeria, and Naomi, who are estranged and out-of-touch, and in their 40s. They decide to reunite for a chance to recapture the fame they once had as the "Nasty B*tches", their '90s group that made them legends in the hip-hop world.

You can watch the series on Disney+ starting October 19.


6. Maid

Based on the New York Times best-selling memoir, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive, the series has been adapted to screen in the series titled, Maid. It follows single mother Alex who works as a housecleaner to make ends meet as she escapes an abusive relationship and overcomes homelessness to create a better life for her daughter, Maddy.

You can stream it on Netflix starting today (October1).


7. On My Block (Season 4)

This teen comedy-drama series follows four smart, funny, and streetwise teens in a rough Los Angeles neighborhood who find that their lifelong friendship tested as they begin high school. This will be the final season of the series.

You can stream it on Netflix from October 4.


8. The Baby-Sitter's Club (Season 2)

The second season of the modern interpretation of Ann M. Martin's bestselling classic book series will follow Christy, Claudia, Mary Anne, Stacey, and Dawn, along with new faces as they navigate a new school year, their first relationships, and family drama, as they do their best to keep their babysitting business afloat.

The new season will be available on Netflix on October 11.


9. Succession (Season 3)

Succession follows the story of the Logan family, who are known to control the biggest media and entertainment company in the world. Things change when their father steps down from the company. The third season is coming back nearly two years after the conclusion of the previous season.

The third season will premiere on HBO and HBO Max on October 17.


10. Insecure (Season 5)

This HBO comedy-drama is back for its final season. The story follows Issa Rae as Issa Dee, who struggles to navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles along with her best friend Molly, played by Yvonne Orji.

The first episode of the final season airs on HBO on Sunday, October 24.


11. Dopesick

Dopesick is an upcoming American drama miniseries on Hulu. It is based on the non-fiction book, Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy. It follows how one company triggered one of the worst drug epidemics in American history.

The series is scheduled to be released on Hulu on October 13.


12. Batwoman (Season 3)

The superhero series is back for its third season. It continues with the story of Batwoman (Javicia Leslie) who continues to keep the streets of Gotham safe and in the season 3 premiere "Mad As a Hatter" there will be a new status quo for the series, including the fact that the Bat team will be hunting down various trophies tied to Batman villains, which were unleashed on Gotham City in the Season 2 finale.

It is set to premiere on The CW on October 13th.


13. Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 11)

Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American comedy television series that has been produced and broadcast by HBO since October 15, 2000. It follows Larry David, a famous television writer, and producer. He gets into various misadventures with his friends and celebrity colleagues in Los Angeles. It is now back for its 11th installment.

The show returns to HBO on October 24.


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