10 New Shows To Check Out This October!

New Shows

There are ten new shows premiering in October and we thought we would take a look at them and see what they’re all about.

October 1st – Benders – IFC

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Follows a team of friends bonded by an irrational obsession with their men’s hockey team, The Chubbys. While their hockey skills may be limited, their passion is not, as shown by the chaos of their devotion to the game created in their everyday lives.

Episodes Ordered: 8

Cast: Steve Schirripa, Chris Distefano, Godfrey


 

October 2nd – Dr. Ken – ABC

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A frustrated doctor juggles his career, marriage, and family.

Episodes Ordered: 5 (so far)

Cast: Albert Tsai, Ken Jeong, Suzy Nakamura


 

October 7th – Casual – Hulu

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A new comedy series about a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter.
Episodes ordered: 10
Cast: Tara Lynne Barr, Frances Conroy, Patrick Heusinger

October 10th – The Last Kingdom – BBC America

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The Last Kingdom is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Stories. The books follow Uhtred of Bebbanburg from a boy taken from his birthright and raised by Vikings, later fighting for King Alfred the Great and his son Edward. Shield walls, blood, revenge and the forging of many Kingdoms into one nation, a dream of Alfred’s called England.

Episodes Ordered: 8

Cast: Gerard Kearns, Alec Newman, Madeleine Power


 

October 16th – Truth Be Told – NBC

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The series revolves around two diverse couples, who are best friends and neighbors. They share their observations about the world around them. The show centers around Mitch, a college ethics professor who is determined to change the part of the world he lives in today. Alongside Mitch is his wife of five years, Tracy, who is also an attorney and loving mom to their four-year-old daughter, Sadie. Right next door is Mitch’s best friend, Russell, a stand-up comedian and often Mitch’s voice of reason, and Russell’s new wife Angie, who always keeps him in check. The show is loosely based on the life of creator and executive producer DJ Nash.

Episodes Ordered: 6 (so far)

Cast: Tone Bell, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Vanessa Lachey and Bresha Webb


 

October 19th – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – The CW

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A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find love in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.

Episodes Ordered: 13

Cast: Rachel Bloom, Donna Lynne Champlin, Santino Fontana


 

October 21st – RocketJump: The Show – Hulu

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 09: (L-R) Producer/Creator/Writer Freddie Wong, Showrunner Ben Waller, and writer Anthony Burch speak onstage during the panel for "RocketJump: The Show" at the Hulu 2015 Summer TCA Presentation at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 9, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)

Fresh off the Season 3 success of RocketJump’s YouTube series Video Game High School, the new Hulu original will expand upon the global success of Freddie Wong and RocketJump’s short films. Each half-hour episode of the series will chronicle the filmmaking behind RocketJump’s newest short. The eight full episodes will be released exclusively on Hulu on a weekly basis and the newly-created shorts will premiere exclusively on Hulu as well.

Episodes Ordered: 8

Cast: Freddie Wong


 

October 26th – Supergirl – CBS

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The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Episodes Ordered: 13

Cast: Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, David Harewood


 

October 27th – Wicked City – ABC

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A pair of LAPD detectives track down serial killers terrorizing the Sunset Strip.

Episodes Ordered: 10

Cast: Erika Christensen, Taissa Farmiga, Gabriel Luna, Ed Westwick


October 31st – Ash Vs Evil Dead – Starz

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Episodes Ordered: 10

Cast: Bruce Campbell, Jill Marie Jones, Dana DeLorenzo


 

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