Here’s What to Watch This Weekend

New TV:

Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2022

  • Friday on Apple TV+:  “The Greatest Beer Run Ever”, starring Zac Efron as a guy who decides to go to Vietnam, track down his buddies, and personally hand them a beer at the height of all the anti-war protests.  It’s based on a true story.  Bill Murray and Russell Crowe are also in it.  (Trailer)

  • Friday on Netflix:  “Entergalactic”, an animated movie starring kid Cudi as an ambitious artist who moves to a new Manhattan apartment and falls for his next-door neighbor, played by Jessica Williams from “The Daily Show”.  (Trailer)

  • Friday on Disney Plus:  “Hocus Pocus 2”. Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy return as the Sanderson sisters when someone else conjures them with the black flame candle for Halloween.  (Trailer)

  • Friday on Amazon:  “My Best Friend’s Exorcism”.  A horror comedy set in the ’80s, starring Elsie Fisher from “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” as a girl trying to save her best friend (Amiah Miller) who’s been possessed by a demon.

  • Friday on Amazon:  Episode 6 of “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”.

  • Friday at 8:00 p.m. on CBS:  “The Price Is Right at Night”.

  • Friday at 10:00 p.m. on Peacock:  The third season premiere of “The Amber Ruffin Show”.

  • Friday on Peacock:  The stand-up special “Jena Friedman: Ladykiller”.

Friday’s Late-Night Talk Shows:

  • “Jimmy Fallon”– Zac Efron, Debbie Harry, and Lea Michele.
  • “Jimmy Kimmel”– Jason Bateman, and Action Bronson.
  • “Stephen Colbert”– Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and Phil Rosenthal.  (Repeat)
  • “James Corden”– Kevin Hart, and Alison Brie.  (Repeat)
  • “Seth Meyers”– John Oliver, Quinta Brunson, and Courtney Barnett.  (Repeat)

  • Saturday at 10:00 p.m. on HBO:  The stand-up special“Yvonne Orji: A Whole Me.”.  (Trailer)

  • Saturday at 10:00 p.m. on Epix:  “NFL Icons: Steve Young”.

  • Saturday at 11:30 p.m. on NBC:  Miles Tellerhosts the 48th season premiere of “Saturday Night Live”, and Kendrick Lamar is the music guest.

  • Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Eastern on NBC:  “Sunday Night Football”.  the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on ABC:  Iliza Shlesinger, Reggie Watts, and Eddie Huang compete in the “Celebrity Jeopardy!” quarterfinals.

  • Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on the CW:  The series premiere of “Family Law”. It starsJewel Staite from “Firefly” as a recovering alcoholic who takes a job working at a law firm run by her estranged father, who’s played by Victor Garber from “Alias”.  (Trailer)

  • Sunday at 8:30 p.m. on CBS:  The third season premiere of “The Equalizer”.

  • Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on the CW:  The fourth season premiere of “Coroner”.

  • Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on ABC:  Kevin McKidd, Kristen Schaal, andRon Funches compete on “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune”.

  • Sunday at 9:30 p.m. on CBS:  The series premiere of“East New York”.  A police drama starring Amanda Warren as the new commanding officer of Brooklyn’s 74th precinct.  (Trailer)

  • Sunday at 10:00 p.m. on Epix:  The series premiere of“Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror”.  A five-part series about the history of the horror genre narrated by Robert Englund from the “Nightmare on Elm Street” movies.

  • Sunday at 10:00 p.m. on AMC:  The series premiere of“Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire”.  It stars Jacob Anderson from “Game of Thrones” as Brad Pitt’s character Louis, and Sam Reid as his companion/enemy Lestat.  (Trailer)