What to watch on Friday, October 19...
Are you ready for Halloween? Sorry, didn't mean to stress you out—you still have plenty of time to work on your costume. And to keep you company while you get busy with the hot glue and the sequins, here's your weekend TV lineup!
SEASON 3 PREMIERE, 9pm, The CW
Consider hanging a "do not disturb" sign on your front door when you tune in for Nikita tonight. In the season opener, Nikita and Michael get intimate, Nikita and Ryan take charge of Division, and Birkhoff struggles to keep things professional with Sonya.
SEASON 2 FINALE, 9pm, Starz
In tonight's finale, Sam Miller publishes a story that could possibly destroy Mayor Kane, plus Kane is concerned about Kitty's pact with Doyle. Will he be able to stay on top?
SERIES PREMIERE, 10pm, Cinemax
Created by The X-Files' Frank Spotnitz, this intense drama is set in the world of international espionage. It stars Melissa George (Grey's Anatomy) as Sam Hunter, a female spy in London who takes on a new assignment a year after being set up, shot, and left for dead by an unknown party. Oh, and if you're not sure whether you should watch, we've got a FAQ for that!
Chelsea Handler and Nina Cont on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, 12:37am, CBS
WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING ON FRIDAY?
What to watch on Saturday, October 20...
The Lost Boys
How about a movie for a change, eh? If you haven't seen this, do it! Like, tonight. It's hands-down one of the best '80s vampire movies out there, starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, and Kiefer Sutherland. Plus it has an awesome soundtrack.
Celebrity Ghost Stories
Regardless of whether YOU believe in ghosts, you might find it amusing to hear celebrities recount their ghost encounters. Tonight, for instance, Biz Markie is confronted by a ghost with some advice. Question: Do ghosts watch TV? Because I sure hope this ghost tells him to stop beat-boxing on Yo Gabba Gabba. Just sayin! .
10pm, Discovery Fit
Untold Stories of the ER
Nobody likes to take trips to the emergency room. The white walls, the somber mood... ugh, get me out of there! However, maybe listening to stories about real-life incidents in the E.R. might help us avoid our own. In tonight's "Frat Boy Blues" (love the sound of this already!), a fraternity is plagued with blue urine (WTF!), a baby dies of a spider bite (the hell?) and somehow a comatose patient swallows heroin (by accident?).
Saturday Night Live
Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars will pull double duty on SNL this weekend as both the host and the musical guest. Do you think he's nervous? Because I'm nervous. My mom is also nervous. Is SNL nervous? Hey, good luck, Bruno!
WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING ON SATURDAY?
What to watch on Sunday, October 21...
Once Upon a Time
In "The Crocodile," Belle continues to express disgust over Mr. Gold's evil ways and threatens to leave if he doesn't change. Meanwhile, Rumpelstiltskin attempts to save his wife, Milah, from being kidnapped from a band of pirates. (Gasp! Or should I say Arrrrr?!)
LIVE SPECIAL EVENT, 8pm, Comedy Central
Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs
Ed Asner, Samantha Bee, Dane Cook, Jason Sudeikis, Tom Hanks, Seth Meyers, Bob Saget, and Jimmy Kimmel are just a handful of the "too many stars" who will join host Jon Stewart during Comedy Central's on-air charity special to benefit autism. The variety show will feature live sketches, standup comedy, and more. Sounds fun!
In "Bob Fires the Kids," Bob gets worried that he's depriving his kids of their summer vacation by making them work, so he fires them and hires Mikey the bank robber. But the kids get so bored that they end up secretly taking another job. It's possible that some serious lessons will be learned here.
The Walking Dead
The zombie attacks, filth, and exhaustion continues tonight in "Sick." And, like the title of the episode suggests, someone will be out of commission, but who? (I've got a couple guesses.) Oh, and the group also encounters another threat inside the prison. All this plus hopefully more zombie-slaughtering.
In "Run," things go askew for Miami Metro, driving Deb into a frenzy of emotion... and in an effort to help his sister, Dexter enters into a risky game of cat and mouse.
In "New Car Smell," Estes okays "a covert mission to investigate intel recovered in Beirut," and the CIA closes in on Brody, leading to an AWKWARD confrontation in a motel room between him and... someone else. Carrie, do you think?
WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING ON SUNDAY?