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10 TV Shows and Movies to Watch the Week of October 18, 2020

Need something to jazz up your week? These nine TV shows and movies will provide endless entertainment, from Anne Hathaway‘s The Witches remake to Supermarket Sweep and a Hallmark Christmas movie. Good times are ahead…at least on your queue. 

Below, all the TV shows and movies to check out this week: 

Sunday, October 18

Supermarket Sweep: An old classic is back, this time hosted by Saturday Night Live queen Leslie Jones. 8 p.m. ET on ABC

Monday, October 19 

The Voice: Season 19 is here, and it’s socially distanced. Judges Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Blake Shelton, and Gwen Stefani return. 8 p.m. ET on NBC 

Unsolved Mysteries: Volume two of Netflix’s reboot of the popular true-crime docuseries returns with six new episodes. Can you help solve any? Find out. Streaming on Netflix

Tuesday, October 20

The Magic School Bus Rides Again: The Frizz Connection: If you have kids, consider showing them this reboot of The Magic School Bus, featuring Kate McKinnon voicing the iconic Ms. Frizzle. Streaming on Netflix 

Wednesday, October 21 

2020 CMT Music Awards: Sarah Hyland and  Kane Brown host this year’s show, which will look different because of the coronavirus. 8 p.m. ET on CMT 

Rebecca: Lily James and Armie Hammer star in this Daphne du Maurier classic about a newly married woman who can’t escape the shadow of her husband’s first wife, the late, enigmatic Rebecca. Streaming on Netflix 

Thursday, October 22

Equal: Here is HBO Max’s description for this docu-series: “HBO Max pays tribute to the epic origin stories of the LGBTQ+ movement with Equal, a masterful four-part docu-series that captures the gripping and true backstories of the leaders and unsung heroes, pre-Stonewall, who changed the course of American history through their tireless activism. These warriors gave voice, often in a life or death battle, to millions of people yearning for equality and the desire to be themselves.” Streaming on HBO Max 

The Witches: It’s kids vs. witches in this reboot of an old favorite, with Anne Hathaway playing the Grand High Witch. Streaming on HBO Max 

Friday, October 23

Bad Hair: Here is Hulu’s official description for this horror movie: “In this horror satire set in 1989, Bad Hair follows an ambitious young woman (Elle Lorraine) who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career comes at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own.” Streaming on Hulu 

Saturday, October 24 

Jingle Bell Bride: Read Hallmark’s official description for this film, below. 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark

“Wedding planner Jessica Perez travels to a remote town in Alaska to find a rare flower for a celebrity client and is charmed by the small town during Christmas, as well as the handsome local helping her.”

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