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Fall 2022 reality TV schedule and guide

Fall 2022 reality TV schedule and guide
Leaves are falling and so are fall reality TV shows! (Photo by Gianluca Carenza/Unsplash)

Even if fall leaves and cool air aren’t quite here yet, pumpkin spice and Halloween decorations are—and so is fall reality TV: Survivor, The Amazing Race, and Shark Tank, and the return of shows including Ink Master, Floor is Lava, and The Kardashians.

There are also big changes coming, including Dancing with the Stars moving to a new home, the Teen Mom shows merging into one, and four hours a week of Bachelor in Paradise.

This guide includes premiere dates for all reality show and documentary series premieres on broadcast, streaming, and cable TV in the United States this spring and beyond. Times listed are in ET/PT.

For any reality shows that premiered before Sept. 1, 2022, such as Selling The OC, House of Ho, or Making the Cut, refer to the summer 2022 schedule.

For feature documentaries and nonfiction specials, see the fall 2022 documentary premiere guide.

Program descriptions in quotation marks indicate text that has come directly from network press releases, the show’s website, or other official materials.

I frequently update this list throughout the quarter, so while dates and times are accurate at the time of publication, please check your TV listings first. I work hard to ensure this a comprehensive list of reality TV and documentary series premieres, although that’s increasingly challenging now as schedules change frequently and some networks don’t even publicly announce returning seasons.

If you have any updates, additions, or corrections, please send them to me. Thank you!

Fall 2022 reality TV premieres


September | October | November | December


September 2022

  • Travel By Dart (JOURNY, Sept. 1). “host Soren Mihailovici throws a dart at the world’s map and travels wherever it lands, regardless of how far or complicated it is”
  • Mountain Men (History, Sept. 1, Thursdays at 8). “preparing for a changing world—one where the ultimate test may be who can brace for the worst in America’s wilderness”
  • Race for the Championship (USA Network, Sept. 1, Thursdays at 10). “a behind-the-scenes look at the elite drivers and teams competing in the NASCAR Cup Series”
  • Buy My House (Netflix, Sept. 2). “Homeowners from across America come to sell their properties, on the spot, to one of four real-estate tycoons”
  • Dated & Related (Netflix, Sept. 2). “pairs of siblings will be seeing each other’s love life up close and personal as they search for ‘the one’ together”
  • Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives (Netflix, Sept. 2). “Cameras follow the banter and bonding between four fun-loving women from Bollywood’s inner circle as they juggle professions, family and friendship”
  • Cold Justice (Oxygen, Sept. 3, Saturdays at 8). “follows veteran prosecutor Kelly Siegler, and her rotating team of seasoned detectives Steve Spingola, Tonya Rider and Abbey Abbondandolo, as they travel to small towns to dig into unsolved homicide cases”
  • 911 Crisis Center (Oxygen, Sept. 3, Saturdays at 9:30). “offers fly-on-the-wall coverage … where dispatchers and supervisors skillfully navigate life-threatening situations”
  • First Home Fix (HGTV, Sept. 3, Saturdays at 10). “Renovation gurus Raisa Kuddus and Austin Coleman will help first-time homeowners transform their starter homes without breaking the bank”

Week of Sept. 4, 2022

  • Naked and Afraid: Brazil (Discovery+, Sept. 4). “Total strangers are given the challenge of surviving the wilderness for 21 days without anything, including their clothes”
  • On the Case with Paula Zahn (ID, Sept. 4, Sundays at 10). “first-person accounts and expert insights of those connected to the cases, showcasing the full scope and impact of murder”
  • Life Below Zero (National Geographic, Sept. 5 at 8, then Tuesdays at 8). “profiles residents of the least populated state in America as they battle for their most basic necessities”
  • Real Girlfriends in Paris (Bravo, Sept. 5 at 9:15, Mondays at 9). “will follow six young women … who are all American expats and experiencing their wildest adventure yet in the most beautiful city in the world”
  • Edge of the Unknown (National Geographic, Sept. 5 at 9:30, then Tuesdays at 10). “pioneering adventure athletes, captured at the peak of their powers … recount their personal stories”
  • Kiddie Kai (Discovery+, Sept. 6, Tuesdays). “in a town where every Dojo claims to be the best and every parent wants their kid to train with the best sensei, competition is fierce”
  • Teen Mom: The Next Chapter (MTV, Sept. 6, Tuesdays at 8). “will explore the lives and experiences of Amber, Ashley, Briana, Cate, Cheyenne, Jade, Leah, and Maci together in one” show
  • Good Bones: Risky Business (HGTV, Sept. 6, Tuesdays at 9). Mina Starsiak Hawk goes “solo to purchase the historic Sanders House in the Indianapolis neighborhood of Fountain Square” and renovate it
  • Man vs. Food (Cooking Channel, Sept. 6, Tuesdays at 9). “Casey Webb is back for new travels around the country in search of America’s most delicious ultimate eating challenges”
  • Ink Master (Paramount+, Sept. 7). “fan-favorite artists return to compete … for the biggest grand prize yet: $250,000”; Joel Madden hosts, Dave Navarro is “Master of Chaos”
  • Chef’s Table: Pizza (Netflix, Sept. 7). “go inside the kitchens of chefs whose creativity elevates this ordinary dish to an art form”
  • 101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time (Shudder, Sept. 7). “master filmmakers and genre experts celebrate and dissect the most terrifying moments of the greatest horror films ever made, exploring how these scenes were created”
  • Raising a F***ing Star (E!, Sept. 7, Wednesdays at 9:30). “follows four families around the country with bigger-than-life parents and their budding [social media] stars”
  • Disappeared (ID, Sept. 7, Wednesdays at 10). “A reinvention of the beloved franchise, the series shines a light on individuals who vanished seemingly without a trace and aims to facilitate answers about the missing”
  • Jay Leno’s Garage (CNBC, Sept. 7, Wednesdays at 10). “Jay brings viewers into the groundbreaking world of electric vehicles and alternative fuel sources, while featuring new technology, exclusive rides, and celebrity car heads”
  • Growing Up (Disney+, Sept. 8). “explores the challenges, triumphs, and complexities of adolescence through ten compelling coming of age stories”
  • Epic Adventures with Bertie Gregory (Disney+, Sept. 8). “29-year-old National Geographic Explorer Bertie Gregory takes viewers on epic and nail-biting journeys”
  • Emeril Tailgates (Roku Channel, Sept. 8, Thursdays). A football fan is surprised with “a trip to Emeril’s New Orleans kitchen to learn a new tailgate dish that will make their friends and family proud”
  • Renovation Impossible (HGTV, Sept. 8, Thursdays at 9). “Dallas-based contractor Russell J. Holmes will help clients on tight budgets rev up their stalled home renos”
  • Love & Marriage: Huntsville (OWN, Sept. 10, Saturdays at 8). “centers around the lives of three high-powered African-American couples who come together to revitalize the thriving city of Huntsville, Alabama through their joint real estate venture, The Comeback Group”

Week of Sept. 11, 2022

  • Sister Wives (TLC, Sept. 11, Sundays at 10). “takes a dramatic and emotional turn, as Christine leaves Kody and changes the dynamic of this polygamist family forever.”
  • Paranormal Caught on Camera (Travel Channel, Sept. 11, Sundays at 10). “paranormal videos from around the world are featured as a panel of experts break down the footage and analyze what exactly the eyewitnesses captured”
  • 90 Day: The Single Life (Discovery+, Sept. 12). “fan favorites are back and looking to find love once again”
  • Halloween Baking Championship (Food Network, Sept. 12, Mondays at 9). “Host John Henson is the caretaker of a haunted hotel and will be welcoming the competitors to an 8-week stay, unless their baked goods fail to impress the judges, … Stephanie Boswell, Carla Hall and Zac Young”
  • Love It Or List It (HGTV, Sept. 12, Mondays at 9). Hilary Farr and David Visentin “will help homeowners make a major, and oftentimes difficult, decision”
  • The Big Bake (Food Network, Sept. 12, Mondays at 11). “Professional baking teams have five hours to design, bake and decorate grand-scale cake creations based on Halloween, holiday and spring themes.”
  • Deadliest Catch: The Viking Returns (Discovery, Sept. 13, Tuesdays at 9). “Sig Hansen is forced to look for opportunities elsewhere” and heads to “a promising new fishing ground where King Crab is an invasive species: his ancestral home of Norway”
  • The Come Up (Freeform, Sept. 13, Tuesdays at 10). “follows six young disruptors as they emerge from downtown New York to follow their dreams and pursue love and art on their own terms”
  • Beyond Oak Island (Discovery+, Sept. 15, Thursdays). Marty and Rick Lagina dig deep into the many treasure quests across the globe as they reveal amazing new details and clues from past searches that may even advance the hunt”
  • Messyness (MTV, Sept. 15, Thursdays at 9). “the most debaucherous clips found on the internet” with commentary from Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Tori Spelling, Adam Rippon, “and posthumously, Teddy Ray”
  • Ghost Adventures (Travel Channel, Sept. 15, Thursdays at 10). “Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley continue their terrifying travels to haunted destinations”
  • The Great British Baking Show collection 10 (Netflix, Sept. 16, Fridays). “A new batch of contestants brings their best to the big white tent, whipping up cakes, biscuits, breads and more.”
  • My Dream Quinceañera (Paramount+, Sept. 16, Fridays). “follows three Southern Californian teens – Bayle Delgado, Romi Herrada and Angelica Luna – who go through simultaneous fun and drama-filled journeys to celebrate the coming-of-age birthday parties of their dreams”
  • Love is Blind: After The Altar (Netflix, Sept. 16). “After the experiment, reality comes into focus. What happened to the couples and singles from Love is Blind Season 2 after the weddings?”
  • Fast Home Rescue (Weather Channel, Sept. 17, Saturdays at 8). “follows families whose lives have been devastated by severe weather and natural disasters, and helps them rebuild” as “Cody and Felicia Walker lead a team of first-responders, military veterans and construction and design professionals”

Week of Sept. 18, 2022

  • Big Sky Kitchen with Eduardo Garcia (Discovery+, Sundays). “Montana-based chef, outdoorsman and wild food forager Eduardo Garcia hosts this cooking series inspired by his love for nature”
  • The U.S. and the Holocaust (PBS, Sept. 18, 20, and 21, at 8). “examines the rise of Hitler and Nazism in Germany in the context of global antisemitism and racism, the eugenics movement in the United States and race laws in the American south”
  • Halloween Wars (Food Network, Sept. 18, Sundays at 9). “Nine teams of cake, sugar and pumpkin artists unite to prove their skills are scary good” for “host Eddie Jackson and judges Shinmin Li and Aarti Sequeira”
  • Relative Race (BYUtv, Sept. 18, Sundays at 9). “follows four teams on a 10-day journey throughout the United States as they complete challenges, discover unknown relatives identified through DNA testing and compete for a $50,000 grand prize”
  • Model America (MSNBC, Sept. 18, Sundays at 10). “dissects America’s complicated relationship with race through the lens of the people of Teaneck, New Jersey, a ‘racial utopia’ turned unlikely ground zero for the modern Black Lives Matter movement”
  • Best In Dough (Hulu, Sept. 19, Mondays). “brings together pizza obsessed competitors from all walks of life to showcase their pizza slinging skills and battle it out for a cash prize”
  • Dancing with the Stars (Disney+, Sept. 19, Mondays at 8). Tyra Banks and Alfonso Ribeiro host the former ABC show “in which celebrities are paired with trained ballroom dancers”
  • The Voice (NBC, Sept. 19, Mondays and Tuesdays at 8). “Camila Cabello claims her red chair alongside superstar returning coaches John Legend, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani”
  • Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings (Discovery Channel, Sept. 19, Mondays at 8). “Ryan Martin will attempt to make No Preps Kings history with a three-peat win while maneuvering a stacked field and having a newly established ‘bounty’ on his head”
  • The Great 8 (Discovery Channel, Sept. 19, Mondays at 9). “the top eight drivers in the points standings compete for $15,000 and an additional 20 points towards the No Prep Kings championship”
  • Andrew Zimmern’s Wild Game Kitchen (Outdoor Channel, Sept. 19, Mondays at 9). Zimmern “demystifies cooking wild food over an open fire, creating delicious and easy meals, while sharing tips for sourcing, butchering and preparing game meat and fish.”
  • Shadowland (Peacock, Sept. 21). “Joe Berlinger sends documentary teams across America to embed with subjects who have rejected mainstream narratives” and “reveals how conspiracy theories have moved from the margins to the mainstream”
  • Super/Natural (Disney+, Sept. 21). “will utilize the latest scientific innovations and leading-edge filmmaking technology to reveal the secret powers and super-senses of the world’s most extraordinary animals”
  • Iron Chef Mexico (Netflix, Sept. 21). “Rising talents participate in this cooking competition against three of Mexico’s finest chefs to win the mythical katana and become the Legendary Chef”
  • Designing Miami (Netflix, Sept. 21). “Eilyn and Ray Jimenez are making South Florida chicer one house at a time—she with a minimalist aesthetic and he with a more maximalist approach”
  • Survivor 43 (CBS, Sept. 21, Wednesdays at 8). The monster is back.
  • The Challenge: Untold History (CBS, Sept. 21, Wednesdays at 8). “explores the series’ conception, evolution, and legacy, enlisting competitors, producers, media analysts, and famous fans”
  • The Amazing Race 34 (CBS, Sept. 21, Wednesdays at 10). “12 globe-trotting teams will begin the race outside of the United States, traveling to Munich, Germany for the starting line,” and race mostly in Europe once again.
  • The Masked Singer (FOX, Sept. 21, Wednesdays at 8). Season 8 of the show where Fox will pay anyone, even a threat to our democracy, to stand in a costume while an anti-vaxxer guesses that they’re an A-list celebrity
  • Lego Masters (FOX, Sept. 21, Wednesdays at 9). Season three of the team-based Lego-building competition.
  • The Hype (HBO Max, Sept. 22). “up-and-coming streetwear visionaries elevate their cutting-edge designs and entrepreneurial hustle to prove their brand is the future of fashion”
  • The Kardashians (Hulu, Sept. 22, Thursdays). “Cameras return to capture the ever-changing lives of Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie”
  • War Gamers (Curiosity Stream, Sept. 22, Thursdays). “In a critical turning point of WWII, the British Royal Navy turns to an unlikely team of women, who will become some of the greatest war gamers of their generation”
  • Shark Tank (ABC, Sept. 23, Fridays at 8). Rich people “give budding entrepreneurs the chance to secure business deals that could make them millionaires”
  • Haunted Scotland (Discovery+, Sept. 23, Fridays). “American medium Chris Fleming and Scotland’s Gail Porter lead an expert paranormal team to investigate the chilling crimes, supernatural sightings and terrifying stories across” Scotland

Week of Sept. 25, 2022

  • Black Widow Murders (Oxygen, Sept. 25, Sundays at 7). “reveals stories of women who no one would suspect to be so devious often leaving death in their wake – all in the pursuit of wealth, lust or power”
  • The Circus (Showtime, Sept. 25, Sundays at 8). “Hosts John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon, and Jennifer Palmieri hit the ground running as they track the unfolding political drama with … the future of American democracy hanging in the balance”
  • Celebrity Jeopardy! (ABC, Sept. 25, Sundays at 9). Celebrities compete in the game of answers and questions
  • Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (ABC, Sept. 25, Sundays at 9). Pat Sajak tries his best to care about celebrities spinning the big wheel
  • Outrageous Pumpkins (Food Network, Sept. 25, Sundays at 10). “host Sunny Anderson puts the carvers’ skills to the ultimate test as they face hair raising challenges and build outrageous eye-popping pumpkin creations”
  • Chefs vs. Wild (Hulu, Sept. 26, Mondays). “Chefs and survivalists will go head-to-head to impress renowned chef and adventurer Kiran Jethwa and wild foods expert Valerie Segrest who will judge participants on their ability to turn foraged ingredients from British Columbia’s coast into the best five-star meal”
  • Ancient Aliens (History, Sept. 26, Mondays at 9). “gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, provocative controversies, first-hand accounts and grounded theories”
  • Stories from the Stage (World Channel, Sept. 26, Mondays at 9:30). “brings real-life people to American television screens to share true stories of the ordinary and the wonderous moments in life”
  • Halloween Cookie Challenge (Food Network, Sept. 26, Mondays at 10). “Rosanna Pansino and Jet Tila host” a spin-off where “in each episode five crafty bakers compete to deliver on the ultimate treat and prove their cookie-making skills”
  • Bachelor in Paradise (ABC, Sept. 27, Mondays and Tuesdays at 8). Four hours a week of ex-Bachelor franchise contestants competing to increase their Instagram followers
  • Bobby’s Triple Threat (Food Network, Sept. 27, Tuesdays at 9). “one competitor enters Bobby’s secret kitchen armed with their expertise and drive to take on … Tiffany Derry, Michael Voltaggio and Brooke Williamson … in three head-to-head rounds”
  • Outchef’d (Food Network, Sept. 27, Tuesdays at 10). Eddie Jackson hosts as home cooks take on “a head-to-head competition against a world-class chef” with regular people blind judging
  • The D’Amelio Show (Hulu, Sept. 28). “From public relationships, to private struggles, to new pursuits, with millions watching their every move, each decision The D’Amelio family makes comes with unfathomable pressure and scrutiny”
  • Too Hot to Handle: Brazil (Netflix, Sept. 28). “Sizzling hot young Brazilians meet at a dreamy beach resort. But for a shot at R$500,000 in this fun reality show, they’ll have to give up sex.”
  • Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons (Netflix, Sept. 28). “Wrongfully convicted former inmate Raphael Rowe continues his investigation of formidable prisons in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Greece and Moldova.”
  • Rivers of Life (PBS, Sept. 28, Wednesdays at 8). “adventure down a trio of the planet’s most remarkable rivers”: “Africa’s wildest river, the Zambezi; Europe’s Danube River, which travels through more countries than any other; and North America’s great frozen river, the Yukon”
  • The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City (Bravo, Sept. 28, Wednesdays at 9). “Returning for season three are Housewives Lisa Barlow, Heather Gay, Meredith Marks, Whitney Rose and Jen Shah” with friends “Danna Bui-Negrete, Angie Harrington and Angie Katsanevas”
  • Hell’s Kitchen: Battle of the Ages (FOX, Sept. 29, Thursdays at 8). Season 21 of the show where Gordon Ramsay screams at people who cannot cook as they try to run a dinner service. Now with 20-somethings versus 40-somethings.
  • Floor is Lava (Netflix, Sept. 30). “Fifteen daring new teams fight to race to the top of a towering volcano to win $10,000. Who’s going to triumph and who’s going to be toast?”
  • Queer For Fear (Shudder, Sept. 30). “the history of the LGBTQ+ community in the horror and thriller genres” “through a queer lens, seeing them not as violent, murderous narratives, but as tales of survival that resonate thematically with queer audiences”
  • Gold Rush (Discovery Channel, Sept. 30, Fridays at 8). “competition increases for the best land with the most gold and the Old Guard of gold miners are forced to adapt and prove they still have what it takes”
  • Eli Roth Presents: My Possessed Pet (Travel Channel, Sept. 30, Fridays at 10). “explores the true, terrifying tales of what happens when evil spirits, curses and demons take over family pets”

October 2022

  • We Bought A Funeral Home (Discovery+, Oct. 1). “the quirky journey of Heather and Arryn Blumberg and their two kids, Rafferty and Noa, who trade in big city life to buy, renovate and design a 12,000-square-foot, 1800s Victorian funeral home”
  • Chef Swap at the Beach (Cooking Channel, Oct. 1, Saturdays at 7). “Host Amanda Freitag heads to the beach to challenge two local chefs to trade restaurants and cook a meal in each other’s kitchen”
  • Pawn Stars (History, Oct. 1, Saturdays at 8). “the Harrison family–grandfather Richard, son Rick and grandson Corey–jointly run the family business, and there’s clashing and camaraderie every step of the way”
  • Ghost Hunters (Travel Channel, Oct. 1, Saturdays at 9). “Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango, along with Shari DeBenedetti, revisit their most chilling cases and investigate disturbing new hauntings”
  • Conjuring Kesha (Travel Channel, Oct. 1, Saturdays at 10). “Follow Kesha and some of her celebrity friends on a cosmic exploration of the afterlife, as they travel to mind-blowing haunted locations and search for all things unexplainable”
  • Killer Cases (A&E, Oct. 1, Saturdays at 10). “a journey through the criminal justice process that gives viewers an inside look at real cases”

Week of Oct. 2, 2022

  • Jack Osbourne’s Haunted Homecoming (Discovery+, Oct. 2). “Jack Osbourne returns to the United Kingdom to revisit his childhood home and past haunts in the county of Buckinghamshire”
  • How I Got Here (BYUtv, Oct. 2, Sundays at 6). “a fast-paced travel show in which young adults accompany their immigrant parents back to their country of origin on a 10-day trip of a lifetime”
  • America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC, Oct. 2, Sundays at 7). The return of the series on which people get hit in the crotch for laughs and money.
  • Alaskan Bush People (Discovery Channel, Oct. 2, Sunday at 8). “the Wolfpack must figure out how to navigate their own personal lives while keeping their father’s dream and legacy alive”
  • A Cut Above (Discovery Channel, Oct. 2, Sundays at 10). puts “contestants to the ultimate test of artistry, stamina and carving skills as they re-imagine ordinary wood logs into jaw-dropping works of art.”
  • Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror (EPIX, Oct. 2, Sundays at 10). “revisits the shocks and scares from our favorite iconic cinematic horror moments from the 1930s until today featuring insights from some of the best and most influential filmmakers, producers, and actors working in the genre, as well as experts and historians”
  • Meet, Marry, Murder (Lifetime, Oct. 3, Mondays at 9). “explores several US homicide cases of spouses insidiously killed by their partners”; Helen Hunt narrates
  • The Very VERY Best of the 80s (AXS TV, Oct. 4, Tuesdays at 8:30). “a star-studded look at the big names, big hits, and big moments that defined a generation, hosted by” Kelly Osbourne
  • Making Black America: Through the Grapevine (PBS, Oct. 4, Tuesdays at 9). “chronicles the vast social networks and organizations created by and for Black people—beyond the reach of the ‘White gaze.'”
  • Love Off the Grid (Discovery Channel, Oct. 4, Tuesdays at 9). “follows four people accustomed to modern amenities who give it all up for a chance at true love”
  • Bling Empire (Netflix, Oct. 5). “The drama (and laughter!) picks up right where we last left LA’s fabulous & (mostly) wealthy Bling-ers”
  • Nailed It! (Netflix, Oct. 5). “a season full of tricks and treats” and “ghoulish surprises from some favorite Netflix shows”
  • Shipwreck Hunters Australia (Disney+, Oct. 5). “A unique team of adventurous divers and underwater filmmakers are joined by expert maritime archaeologists on the hunt for long-lost shipwreck secrets”
  • The Real Love Boat (CBS, Oct. 5, Wednesdays at 9). “brings singles together to travel the Mediterranean on a luxury cruise ship while looking for love”
  • Forged in Fire (History, Oct. 5, Wednesdays at 10). “World-class bladesmiths re-create historical edged weapons in a cutthroat competition”
  • Wahl Street (HBO Max, Oct. 6). a look into “Mark Wahlberg’s life as he juggles the demands of a rigorous film schedule and hustles to expand his blossoming business empire”
  • The Problem With Jon Stewart (Apple TV+, Oct. 7). John Stewart “takes a deep dive into some of the most important issues of our time”
  • The Mole (Netflix, Oct. 7, Fridays). Alex Wagner hosts the revival of the classic reality TV format in which “twelve players work together in challenges to add money to a pot that only one of them will win at the end” while one player is “tasked with sabotaging the group’s money-making efforts”
  • Ghost Brothers: Lights Out (Discovery+, Oct. 7, Fridays). Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass, and Marcus Harvey “explore iconic haunted hotspots to find out if the legends are really true”
  • The Lincoln Project (Showtime, Oct. 7, Fridays at 8). “follows a veteran group of former GOP operatives and strategists known publicly as the Lincoln Project, the fastest-growing super PAC in America, as they take on the task of ‘saving democracy’ and defeating their own party’s sitting president.”
  • The UnXplained (History, Oct. 7, Fridays at 9). “explores the world’s most fascinating, strange and inexplicable mysteries”
  • Saving the Manor (HGTV, Oct. 7, Fridays at 10). Dean Poulton and Borja de Maqua “single-handedly renovate a magnificent, yet dilapidated, ten-building, 65-room historic English estate that dates back more than 500 years … on land once owned by King Henry VII”

Week of Oct. 9, 2022

  • The Real Housewives of Potomac (Bravo, Oct. 9, Sundays at 8). “Returning this season are Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Dr. Wendy Osefo and Mia Thornton,” plus Charisse Jackson Jordan and “new friend Jacqueline Blake”
  • Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy (CNN, Oct. 9, Sundays at 9). “Stanley Tucci indulges his passion for Italian cooking as he explores the stories and people behind the world’s most popular cuisine”
  • Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery Channel, Oct. 9, Sundays at 9). “The Kilcher family return to Discovery Channel as their lives as homesteaders outside of Homer, Alaska continue to be documented”
  • The Renovator (HGTV, Oct. 11, Tuesdays at 8). The Profit’s Marcus Lemonis will “renovate homes, transform families and build generational wealth”
  • Easy-Bake Battle: The Home Cooking Competition (Netflix, Oct. 12). “skilled and ultra clever home cooks … [face] off and [use] their most ingenious kitchen hacks to prove who can make the easiest, fastest, and most delicious food”
  • Wild Croc Territory (Netflix, Oct. 12). “Matt Wright and his fearless team of crocodile wranglers catch and relocate some of the world’s most ferocious reptiles in Australia’s wild Outback”
  • The Challenge: Ride or Dies (MTV, Oct. 12, Wednesdays at 8). “will pair cast members with their … best friends, exes, and couples as they navigate the weekly mental and physical warfare together”
  • Love at First Lie (MTV, Oct. 12, Wednesdays at 9:30). “discover who is in a real relationship and who is fake” as “couples must eliminate who they think is lying about their love”
  • Mysteries of the Abandoned (Discovery Channel, Oct. 13, Thursdays at 8). “scours the globe for intriguing locations” that “speak of death and destruction, but also human ingenuity and endeavor”
  • Martha Gardens (Roku Channel, Oct. 14, Fridays). “Martha will teach America how to garden like she does”
  • Penn & Teller: Fool Us (The CW, Oct. 14, Fridays at 8). “aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller”
  • Whose Line is it Anyway? (The CW, Oct. 14, Fridays at 9). “Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie … put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games”

Week of Oct. 16, 2022

  • The Vow (HBO, Oct. 17, Mondays at 9). “Set against the backdrop of the federal trial of The United States against Keith Raniere … follows the legal and emotional journeys of the group’s founders, supporters and defectors”
  • Somebody Feed Phil (Netflix, Oct. 18). “Phil Rosenthal travels the globe to take in the local cuisine and culture”
  • Love is Blind (Netflix, Oct. 19, Wednesdays). In Dallas, “singles talk to a stream of potential love interests and when a meaningful connection is made, they propose and then lay their eyes on their fiancé for the first time”
  • Snack on This! (Cooking Channel, Oct. 19, Wednesdays at 8). “takes viewers behind the scenes for a fascinating look at how their favorite foods are made”
  • King Tut: A Century of Secrets (Discovery Channel, Oct. 19, Wednesdays at 8). “Egyptologist Zahi Hawass has gained special permission to examine [King Tut’s posessions] before they are locked away”
  • After Happily Ever After (BET, Oct. 19, Wednesdays at 10). “exes will play matchmaker for their former partners in hopes of helping them let go, move on, and find love once again”
  • Chrissy’s Court (Roku Channel, Oct. 21, Fridays). “Chrissy and Pepper [preside] over a new case in each episode”
  • Love During Lockup (WE tv, Oct. 21, Fridays at 9). “follows even more riveting firsts through the early stages of love, with plenty of romance, suspicion, and investigation, all long before a scheduled prison release”
  • The Hair Tales (Hulu and OWN, Oct. 22, Saturdays). “an honest and layered look into the complex culture of Black hair and, ultimately, Black women’s identity, beauty, cultural and social contributions and humanity”
  • Criss Angel’s Magic with the Stars (The CW, Oct. 22, Saturdays at 8). “two celebrities train with professional magicians and compete to create a show-stopping series of magic performances”
  • World’s Funniest Animals (The CW, Oct. 22, Saturdays at 9). Elizabeth Stanton, “along and her celebrity guest panel, looks at animals doing the funniest things ever caught on video”

Week of Oct. 23, 2022

  • Million Dollar Wheels (TNT, Oct. 24, Mondays at 10). “the life of the world’s most successful celebrity car dealer…and all those trying to steal his throne”
  • Dubai Bling (Netflix, Oct. 27). “Step off the private jet and into a high-flying social circle in Dubai, where lavish parties, stunning skylines and jaw-dropping fashion are the norm”
  • Drink Masters (Netflix, Oct. 28). “Twelve of the world’s most innovative mixologists infuse, stir and blend their way through a series of high-stakes cocktail challenges to win a life-changing prize”
  • Milk Street’s Cooking School (Roku Channel, Oct. 28). Christopher Kimball “and his team of experts seek to inspire home cooks to try new techniques, ingredients, and tools that will make them more confident, more successful, and more excited to get in the kitchen”
  • Milk Street’s My Family Recipe (Roku Channel, Oct. 28). “Christopher Kimball and James Beard Award finalist Cheryl Day will help home cooks recreate lost or forgotten cherished family recipes”

Week of Oct. 30, 2022

November 2022

  • Below Deck Adventure (Bravo, Nov. 1, Tuesdays at 9). “Capt. Kerry Titheradge, a skilled captain with decades of experience in waters all over the world, keeps the crew of motor yacht Mercury in line as they cruise through the dangerously narrow yet breathtaking fjords”
  • Hip Hop Homicides (WE tv, Nov. 3, Thursdays at 9). “Host Van Lathan looks into the staggering number of murders in the Hip Hop community. From Pop Smoke to XXXtentacion, the series attempts to uncover the truth behind these shocking crimes”

Week of Nov. 6, 2022

  • Save Our Squad with David Beckham (Disney+, Nov. 9). “David Beckham return[s] to his East London roots to mentor Westward Boys, a young, grassroots team who are at the bottom of their league, facing relegation”
  • Hard Knocks In Season: The Arizona Cardinals (HBO, Nov. 9, Wednesdays). “will join the Cardinals after the completion of their ninth regular season game (vs. Seattle) … through the end of the regular season and hopeful playoff run all the way to the Super Bowl”
  • The Big Brunch (HBO Max, Nov. 10, Thursdays). Dan Levy hosts the “eight-episode cooking competition series [that] gives ten talented chefs the opportunity to share their stories and business dreams”

Week of Nov. 13, 2022

  • Martha Cooks (Roku Channel, Nov. 16, Wednesdays). “Martha welcomes us onto her Bedford farm and into her kitchen to share some of her personal favorite recipes”
  • The Great British Baking Show: Holidays season 5 (Netflix, Nov. 18). “competitors from past seasons bake wondrous winter treats for judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith”
  • Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne (Hulu, Nov. 18). “explores the world of human sexuality through LGBTQ+ icon Cara Delevingne” who “puts her mind and body on the line in search of answers regarding human sexuality”
  • Emeril Cooks (Roku Channel, Nov. 18, Fridays). “a New Orleans local” will go to “Emeril’s kitchen where they’ll see firsthand how he makes the dishes they helped inspire”
  • Martha Holidays (Roku Channel, Nov. 18, Fridays). “Martha will reveal the best dishes to serve from dazzling desserts to scrumptious roasts and the perfect roast turkey”
  • We’re Here (HBO, Nov. 25, Fridays at 10). “follows renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara, and Shangela as they continue their journey across small-town America, spreading love and connection through the art of drag”

Week of Nov. 27, 2022

  • Snack vs. Chef (Netflix, Nov. 30). 12 chefs will “recreate some of the world’s most iconic snacks” and be”challenged to invent their own original snacks”

December 2022

  • Cook at All Costs (Netflix, Dec. 16). “With $25,000 in their banks, [three home cooks] will have to decide if they want to bid big for the best ingredients, save their money for the basics, or gamble on a surprise”
  • Lego Masters: Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular (Fox, Dec. 19, 20, and 21, at 8). “Fan-favorite builders from past seasons will pair up with the celebrity guests to form teams, all working together to compete in jaw-dropping holiday-themed challenges”

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Monday 5th of September 2022

Any word on Selling Tampa season 3? I'm feeling like as long as it has been it is likely canceled. I enjoyed it more so than Selling the OC (less so than Selling Sunset).