TV October 2017: the best of what to watch
From the return of the crepuscular Stranger Things II to the new Louis Theroux documentary about opiate addiction in America: this is what's on TV in October
America is in the grip of an opiate epidemic. A love affair with prescription painkillers, dished out like candies by practicing doctors, has led to widespread dependency.
Following on from his latest documentary, a film about Scientology in America, the beloved British documentarian Louis Theroux is of to Huntington, West Virginia to ingratiate himself in an Appalachian community as struggles in the face of widespread heroin use for his latest documentary series on BBC.
Curb your Enthusiasm has had remarkable longevity. David's quirky, semi-retired TV writer and his poignant satire of American social mores has been entertaining us since 2000. This October the show returns to Sky Atlantic for season nine. Don't miss out.Read more ...
What drives a serial killer? Jonathan Groff & Holt McCallany star in David Fincher's dark drama on Netflix this OctoberRead more ...
Stranger Things, the crepuscular, spine-shivering thriller set in the fictional rural town of Hawkins that captured the hearts of Netflix fans last year, has announced its official return this OctoberRead more ...
This October, The Deuce on Sky Atlantic continues with a fresh look at the grunge of 1970s New York and the eco-system which sustained its sex industry. Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as shrewd sex-worker Candy and James Franco plays two (yes, two) twins with handlebar moustaches. They lead a sprawling cast with many recognisable faces from Simon’s previous masterpieces, including The Wire and Treme.Read more ...
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