TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of October 15th to 21st, 2017

Not much in the way of network shows premiering this week, but plenty on cable. Happy viewing!

all times eastern

Sunday

The Durrells in Corfu – 8 to 9pm on PBS – 2nd Season Premiere

Turkey with Simon Reeve – 8 to 9pm on Documentary – Series Premiere

Journalist Simon Reeve journeys around Turkey in this travel documentary series.

The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman – 9 to 10pm on National Geographic – Series Premiere

This reality and travelogue finds actor Morgan Freeman roaming the world to find how different cultures view such diverse topics as love and freedom.

How It Really Happened – 9 to 11pm on HLN – 2nd Season Premiere

Good Behavior – 10 to 11pm on Bravo – 2nd Season Premiere

The Platinum Life – 10 to 11pm on E! – Series Premiere

This reality series follows a group of women who are attached to some of hip-hop’s veteran and up-and-coming stars.

White Famous – 10 to 11:05pm (two episodes) on TMN – Series Premiere

SNL escapee Jay Pharoah stars in this sitcom about a rising young comic who struggles with staying hardcore to hang onto his fanbase while softening his material to become famous in the white community. Jamie Foxx is an executive producer.

Monday

Travelers – 9 to 10pm on Showcase – 2nd Season Premiere

Good Bones – 9 to 10pm on HGTV – 2nd Season Premiere

Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party – 10 to 10:30pm on Gusto – 2ndSeason Premiere

World’s Most Extraordinary People – 10 to 11pm on BBC Canada – Series Premiere

Comedian Mark Dolan scours the world looking for the unusual and extraordinary, from the hairiest person in the world, the tallest and shortest people, to the most tattooed, the largest breast implants, et cetera.TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of October 15th to 21st, 2017

all times eastern

Sunday

The Durrells in Corfu – 8 to 9pm on PBS – 2nd Season Premiere

Turkey with Simon Reeve – 8 to 9pm on Documentary – Series Premiere

Journalist Simon Reeve journeys around Turkey in this travel documentary series.

The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman – 9 to 10pm on National Geographic – Series Premiere

This reality and travelogue finds actor Morgan Freeman roaming the world to find how different cultures view such diverse topics as love and freedom.

How It Really Happened – 9 to 11pm on HLN – 2nd Season Premiere

Good Behavior – 10 to 11pm on Bravo – 2nd Season Premiere

The Platinum Life – 10 to 11pm on E! – Series Premiere

This reality series follows a group of women who are attached to some of hip-hop’s veteran and up-and-coming stars.

White Famous – 10 to 11:05pm (two episodes) on TMN – Series Premiere

SNL escapee Jay Pharoah stars in this sitcom about a rising young comic who struggles with staying hardcore to hang onto his fanbase while softening his material to become famous in the white community. Jamie Foxx is an executive producer.

Monday

Travelers – 9 to 10pm on Showcase – 2nd Season Premiere

Good Bones – 9 to 10pm on HGTV – 2nd Season Premiere

Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party – 10 to 10:30pm on Gusto – 2ndSeason Premiere

World’s Most Extraordinary People – 10 to 11pm on BBC Canada – Series Premiere

Comedian Mark Dolan scours the world looking for the unusual and extraordinary, from the hairiest person in the world, the tallest and shortest people, to the most tattooed, the largest breast implants, et cetera.

Thursday

Evil Encounters – 8 to 9pm on Travel + Escape – 2nd Season Premiere

The First 48 – 8 to 9pm on AMC – 17th Season Premiere

The Eleven – 9 to 11:03pm (two episodes) on AMC – Series Premiere

This crime documentary examines the murders of eleven teenage girls by serial killer Edward Harold Bell in the 1970s.

Win, Lose or Fail – 10 to 11pm on H2C (two episodes) – Series Premiere

This series looks at bad how-to videos from the internet and then teaches viewers how to actually complete the projects.

Friday

Inside with Chris Cuomo – 8 to 9pm on HLN – Series Premiere

This newsmagazine looks at specific topics each week, starting off with the opioid crisis in New Hampshire.

Star Talk with Neil DeGrasse Tyson – 8 to 9pm on National Geographic – 4th Season Premiere

The Baker Sisters – 10 to 11pm (two episodes) on The Food Channel – Series Premiere

Rachel Smith and Jean Parker are sisters who travel to different cities each week to find unique dishes in restaurants, bakeries and delis.

Tracey Ullman’s Show – 11 to 11:30pm on HBO – Series Premiere

She’s baaaack with a new sketch comedy series, portraying characters such as Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Angela Merkel.

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