PopWatch Planner: 'Walking Dead' returns and a 'Queer Eye' reunion
What’s worthy of PopWatching this week? First up is the season premiere of The Walking Dead, followed by a competitive dose of reality shows, plus a sampling of teens with royal and telekinetic powers. End the week with a cultural clean-up, courtesy of a Queer Eye for the Straight Guy 10-year reunion .
All times listed are Eastern.
The Walking Dead, Season Premiere, 9 p.m., AMC
How will the writers handle all the new characters following season three’s cornucopia of death? We spoke with Norman Reedus (a.k.a. Daryl Dixon) to get his take.
The Voice, 8 p.m., NBC
Finally, the battle rounds begin. This season’s guest mentors are Cher, Ed Sheeran, Miguel, and Ryan Tedder. Don’t forget to brush up on the new Voice contestants, including the voice of The Rugrats‘ Tommy Pickles:
The Originals, 8 p.m., The CW
News of a potential hybrid baby gets the supernatural creatures all aflutter.
Survivor, 8 p.m., CBS
This week’s episode has an ominous title, “The Dead Can Still Talk.” A contestant makes a sacrifice and the tribal council becomes even more unpredictable. Check out our recap of episode four.
Reign, Series Premiere, 9 p.m., CW
And you thought being a teenager was rough? What about being a teenage monarch? The new CW series follows the girl who would become Mary, Queen of Scots (Adelaide Kane). So what if it isn’t historically accurate—romance and political intrigue are titillating TV fodder, no matter the time period.
Carrie opens in theaters
Chloë Grace Moretz stars as the titular telekinetic teen, Carrie White, in this remake of the 1976 film based on the Stephen King novel.
Watch the trailer here:
College Football, 3:30 p.m. CBS
Auburn at Texas A&M
Queer Eye Reunion: Ten Years Later, 9 p.m., Bravo
Andy Cohen hosts the cast of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, the iconic makeover show that premiered in 2003. Don’t even think about watching until you preheat that oven to 350 degrees and zhoosh those oxford sleeves.