What to Watch this Weekend: Dune finally lands and Insecure kicks off its final season – Yahoo Entertainment

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: Streaming on Apple TV+
Series Debut
Not many people are talking about Invasion, the new alien… well, invasion series coming to Apple TV+ this week. So, let's change that. This show is low-key addicting, and not because of the aliens. They are actually not that interesting. They don't even make an actual appearance until a few episodes in. What's far more compelling is how the show's central characters, each hailing from a different part of the world, respond to this global catastrophes and what exactly these situations dig out of each of them. Golshifteh Farahani, the Israeli actress and indie movie darling from titles like Paterson and Darbareye Elly, is by far the standout. (Sorry, Sam Neill.) But her character, a former Harvard medical graduate who's now a Long Island housewife, makes one of the most dramatic turns of anyone in the ensemble as she fights to keep her children alive. Who needs aliens when you have that? —Nick Romano
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After pandemic delays, Denis Villeneuve's new adaptation of Dune is finally available to see! Based on the first half of Frank Herbert's 1965 novel, the new film tells the story of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), the only son of a noble family that now finds itself put in charge of the desert planet Arrakis. As if the blazing sun and suffocating sand weren't inhospitable enough, Paul and his family must also reckon with the enmity of their rivals in House Harkonnen, and try to understand the strange culture of the Arrakis natives known as Fremen. But it's all worth it for the spice melange, which enhances mental powers and can only be found on Arrakis. Like other Warner Bros. releases, Dune is streaming on HBO Max the same day it hits theaters — but trust when we say you need surround sound to get the full impact of this mind-blowing spectacle. —Christian Holub
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HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: Streaming on Netflix
Season Premiere
At first glance, it looked like the Locke family had actually won for once. Based on Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's comic of the same name, Locke & Key saw siblings Tyler (Connor Jessup), Kinsey (Emilia Jones), and Bode (Jackson Robert Scott) move to their family's ancestral home in the wake of their dad's murder. There they found magical keys that could open all kinds of doors: To other locations, to other identities, even into their own minds. They also awakened a scary being known as Dodge (Laysla de Oliveira), but appeared to have pushed Dodge back to their dark dimension…that is, until the final minutes of season 1, which revealed that Dodge had actually taken on the form of Kinsey's boyfriend Gabe (Griffin Gluck) and was happily plotting their next move. Season 2 builds on this incredible cliffhanger by ratcheting up the tension of Kinsey not knowing she's dating her family's worst enemy, on top of introducing new keys with even stranger powers. —C.H.
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Hear more on all of this weekend's must-see picks, plus what Big Sky star Katheryn Winnick is watching, in EW's What to Watch podcast, hosted by Gerrad Hall.
Truth Be Told (season finale) — Apple TV+
The Lost Kitchen (season premiere) — Magnolia Network
Inside Job (series debut) — Netflix
Maya and the Three (series debut) — Netflix
Adventure Beast (series debut) — Netflix
Celebrity Exorcism (special) — Tubi
The Estate — VOD
Every Last One of Them — Digital/VOD
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Shark TankABC
Penn & Teller: Fool Us The CW
Home Sweet HomeNBC
9 p.m.
Magnum P.I.CBS
Nancy DrewThe CW
Dateline ("The Wrong Door") — NBC
10 p.m.
Blue BloodsCBS
HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 11:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. PT on NBC
It's been eight years since Jason Sudeikis left Saturday Night Live, but he returns to his old stomping grounds this weekend for his first-ever stint as guest host. The big question is: will the Ted Lasso star spoof his own Emmy-winning show and character? Okay, there's another question: will he reprise any of his beloved roles, like President Biden, or that guy dancing in the background in the "What Up With That?" sketches? And one more thought: might he revive what is certainly the antithesis of the positive and usually upbeat Lasso, the a—hole he played opposite Kristen Wiig? One can hope. Er, believe. —Gerrad Hall
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Boyfriends of Christmas Past (movie) — Hallmark
Unfinished Business (series debut) — HGTV
Switched Before Birth (movie) — Lifetime
Danger Force (season premiere) — Nickelodeon
10 p.m.
48 HoursCBS
Ricky Velez: Here's Everything (comedy special) — HBO/HBO Max
The Dead Files (season premiere) — Travel Channel
Season Premiere
Will Issa, Molly, and Lawrence be okay? That's the main question going into Insecure's fifth and final season. The last time we left off, Issa and Molly were on the verge of possibly repairing their damaged friendship. "We start [season 5] in the aftermath of that, and with them figuring out where the relationship actually goes from here and if there is one left," Issa Rae recently told EW. Yvonne Orji adds: "Any time you have a rift, it's always this balancing act of, 'Are we good?' or 'What that mean?' Every word… every moment feels like something that needs to be processed or analyzed." Meanwhile, Issa must figure out whether or not her rekindled romance with Lawrence will last. Hopefully, the season 5 premiere will give us these answers. —Chancellor Agard
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Jack and Kelly Osbourne: Night of Terror (special) — Discovery+
Molly Yeh's Magnolia Adventure (special) — Discovery+
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The Real Housewives of PotomacBravo
Legends of the Hidden TempleThe CW
The SimpsonsFox
8:30 p.m.
The EqualizerCBS
The Great NorthFox
9 p.m.
Fear the Walking DeadAMC
The Real Housewives of Salt Lake CityBravo
Cheat Day USA (series debut) — Cooking Channel
Killer CampThe CW
Halloween WarsFood Network
Bob's BurgersFox
9:30 p.m.
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS
Family GuyFox
10 p.m.
The Walking Dead: World BeyondAMC
Fiasco (season finale) — Epix
Outrageous Pumpkins (season finale) — Food Network
American RustShowtime
10:30 p.m.
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Curb Your Enthusiasm (season premiere) — HBO
*times are ET and subject to change
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Peter Scolari, the prolific television and stage actor who found instant fame and a lifelong friendship with Tom Hanks when the two co-starred in the hit 1980 TV comedy Bosom Buddies, died early Friday morning following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 66. His death was announced by Ellen Lubin Sanitsky at Wright Entertainment. […]
Actor Alec Baldwin was distraught and shocked after fatally shooting a crew member on the set of his latest movie, asking repeatedly why he was given a "hot gun," according to a new report.
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Jesse Spencer called his character's exit on Wednesday's episode as a "perfect full-circle" moment and opened up about the "potential" for a return.
Will Poulter is becoming buffer by the day as he gets ready to suit up for James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy.
With six No. 1 country songs to tap, this concert should be a crowd pleaser.
Paris Jackson enjoyed Wednesday night’s full moon with her friends and a nearly-naked frolic in nature. The singer chronicled their adventures on Instagram and shared some pretty intimate moments from the ritual. The first image shows Paris and her four friends with their backs to the camera — tops off and their bottoms showing. She […]
"Modern Family" and "Cheers" actress Shelley Long was seen walking with her Chihuahua in Los Angeles.
One lavish arrangement was in the shape of a gavel, in honor of the reality star's legal studies
Giving us another iteration of her favorite pose, Kendall flaunted booty on the main. She channelled the western vibes, wearing a cheeky cow print bikini.
Kelly Clarkson and Jimmy Fallon performed Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe" during the "Kellyoke" segment of Clarkson's show.
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Ashanti‘s month-long birthday celebration known as “Shantober” appeared to be in full effect on Oct. 21 after she uploaded a sultry bikini video. The singer, […]
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Co-showrunner Miguel Sapochnik teases how the Targaryen-centric HBO series will pay homage to GoT while doing its own thing.
Emma Watson wore a real statement look to meet and interview former Vice President Al Gore, including a very short crop top.
With every new glimpse we get, it seems like the future of the royal family is looking pretty bright, especially with Prince William and Kate Middleton at the helm. When it comes to their duties as senior members of the House of Windsor, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been stepping it up — […]
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Emmy-winning actor Peter Scolari, known for his work on Bosom Buddies and Newhart, died Friday at the age of 66 following a battle with cancer, TVLine has confirmed. After appearing on series like the short-lived ABC sitcom Goodtime Girls, Scolari’s long TV career truly began with ABC’s Bosom Buddies (1980-82), where he co-starred as Henry Desmond (aka Hildegarde) […]
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