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What To Watch October 2021: On The Red Carpet Previews Of New Shows, Halloween Programming


This October is packed with new premieres, not to mention tons of spooky Halloween programming. On The Red Carpet has your first look at the best new shows and movies coming soon.

ABC’s new drama “Queens” follows four women in their 40s who used to rule the hip-hop world with their girl group and now reunite in an effort to regain their fame. The series stars Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton and Nadine Velazquez and will premiere on October 19.

Hulu’s “Dopesick” tackles one of America’s greatest contemporary horrors: the opioid epidemic. The miniseries, which premieres October 13, examines how a company introduced OxyContin and sparked the worst drug epidemic in American history.

A new special on ABC celebrates a huge milestone for Walt Disney World. “The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World,” hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, looks back on the park’s 50-year history. The special, which airs on October 1, will feature numerous celebrity guests and musical performances.

There will be no shortage of Halloween programming in October. Freeform returns with 31 Nights Halloween, Disney+ will be . present Hallowstroom celebrate hulu returns with its fourth annual Huluween.

Disney Channel is making up its own set of tricks and treats for fans. On October 1, “Under Wraps,” a remake of the beloved 1997 classic and Disney Channel’s first-ever original, will premiere. The film follows three friends who awaken a 4,000-year-old mummy. Following the film’s premiere, the new animated buddy comedy “The Ghost and Molly McGee” follows, which chronicles the misadventures of an optimistic young girl and her new ghost best friend.

Speaking of treats, Hulu is serving up a new baking show with reality competition. “Baker’s Dozen,” which premieres October 7, features amateur bakers competing against seasoned professionals for a chance to win a golden rolling pin and cash prize.

For the movie buffs, there are tons of great releases to look forward to, including the historical drama “The Last Duel” (October 15), Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” (October 22), animated adventure film Ron went wrong (October 22) and horror movie “Antlers” (October 29).

You can watch “On The Red Carpet: October Preview” on these ABC Owned Television Stations:

  • WABC (New York) – Saturday, September 25 at 12 noon
  • KABC (Los Angeles) – Sunday, September 26 at 6:30 PM
  • WLS (Chicago) – Sunday, September 26 at 4 p.m.
  • WPVI (Philadelphia) – Sunday, September 26 at 1:30 PM
  • KGO (San Francisco) – Sunday, September 26 at 2:30 PM
  • KTRK (Houston) – Sunday, September 26 at 4 p.m.
  • WTVD (Raleigh) – Sunday, September 26 at 1:30 PM
  • KFSN (Fresno) – Sunday, September 26 at 10:30 am

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