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  • Review

In ‘Succession’ Season 3, the Roys are more vulnerable than ever — to the public and one another

HBO's best drama Emmy winner "Succession" returns after a two-year hiatus to rule with its iron fist again.

What to watch this weekend: ‘Baptiste’ on PBS

Saturday, October 16, 2021 & Sunday, October 17, 2021 | “Succession” returns on HBO
  • Review

Season 3 of ‘You’ is its best yet, thanks to its true horrors: Marriage and suburbia

Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti return for the new season of the Netflix thriller "You," which finds Joe and Love starting over in techtopia.

What to watch on Friday: ‘La Frontera with Pati Jinich’ on PBS

Friday, October 15, 2021 | “You” returns for season three on Netflix

What to watch on Thursday: ‘Phoebe Robinson: Sorry, Harriet Tubman’ on HBO Max

Wednesday, October 14, 2021 | “Legacies” returns on CW

What to watch on Wednesday: ‘Dopesick’ on Hulu

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | “NOVA: Arctic Drift” on PBS

What to watch on Monday: ‘Love It or List It’ returns on HGTV

Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 | “The King’s Affection” premieres on Netflix.

What to watch on Tuesday: ‘Frontline: Taliban Takeover’ on PBS

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 | “The Movies That Made Us” returns on Netflix

What to watch this weekend: ‘Killer Camp’ on CW

Saturday, October 9, 2021 & Sunday, October 10, 2021 | “The Zoo” returns on Animal Planet
  • Perspective

Why does ‘Squid Game’ resonate so well in the U.S.? It may be its portrayal of economic despair.

The Netflix series "Squid Game," like "Parasite" before it, has struck a chord in American audiences underserved by our own homegrown entertainment.

What to watch on Friday: ‘Pretty Smart’ on Netflix

Friday, October 8, 2021 | “The Amber Ruffin Show” returns on Peacock
  • Perspective

The best and worst of this year’s fall TV

Here are our recommendations — and rejections — of some of fall TV’s best and buzziest shows, from broadcast and streaming.

What to watch on Thursday: ‘15 Minutes of Shame’ premieres on HBO Max

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 | “Baker’s Dozen” premieres on Hulu
  • Oct 7

What to watch on Wednesday: ‘Baking Impossible’ premieres on Netflix

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2021 | “The Big Squeeze: GameStop, Reddit,question for copy ed: do we keep the Oxford comma if it is a part of the title? and an Economic Disaster” premieres on Vice.
  • Oct 6

Alan Kalter, quirky announcer for David Letterman, dies at 78

He introduced the late-night host with a comic flourish and took part in offbeat skits.
  • Oct 6

What to watch on Tuesday: ‘Dave Chappelle: The Closer’ on Netflix

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 | Hip Hop Awards 2021 on BET
  • Oct 5

What to watch on Monday: ‘On My Block’ on Netflix

Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 | “Black Ink Crew: Chicago” on VH1.

What to watch this weekend: ‘Call the Midwife’ returns on PBS

Saturday, October 2, 2021 & Sunday, October 3, 2021 | “Saturday Night Live” returns on NBC

Andie MacDowell didn’t expect to work with her daughter Margaret Qualley anytime soon. Then came ‘Maid.’

The Netflix show allowed the real-life mother and daughter to work together for the first time.
  • Oct 1

What to watch on Friday: ‘Blush’ on Apple TV Plus

Friday, October 1, 2021 | “Maid” premieres on Netflix
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