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What’s new on Now TV in October 2019? All the new TV shows and films coming to Now TV

Cure those autumn blues with Now TV's October offerings

September has come and gone, and the nights are drawing in, but don’t worry: Now TV is here and hoping to keep us warm with an ever-expanding selection of new films and TV shows. This month, there’s everything from badass female energy in the new action-thriller Widows to star-studded aristocracy in Catherine the Great.

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Below, you’ll find everything that’s coming to Now TV this month across every major pass, including some Halloween classics and a solid slew of sporting events. Read on for our juiciest selection of entertainment to get your teeth into this October.

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15 October – The Good Doctor

A young man with autism relocates to California to work as a Doctor in a prestigious hospital. We follow Shaun Murphy, played by Freddie Highmore, as he uses his incredible abilities to help his patients and defy expectations.

TBC – The Disappearance of Susan Cox Powell

Susan Cox Powell went missing in 2009; her disappearance has never been explained. With many suspecting her husband, Josh Powell, this documentary looks into conspiracy and evidence, taking its audience through the many thrilling twists of this true story.

7 October – S10 The Walking Dead

Did someone say zombies and an excellent plot? Spook yourself silly this October in preparation for Halloween with season 10 of the worldwide hit, The Walking Dead. Follow a rag-tag team of survivors as they navigate their destinies after the zombie apocalypse. Think Shaun of the Dead on steroids.

23 October – S16 Grey’s Anatomy

You heard it right. The classic hospital ward show is back and it’s bringing classic drama back with it. Rumour has it new showrunner Krista Vernoff has been trying to bring back a key original character. Could it be the beautiful ghost of Patrick Dempsey? Probably not, but we can dream.

TBC – In a Man’s World

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon have concocted a new social experiment series that follows four women as they transform into men. Watch as gender bias is explored and exploited with a fair share of laughs along the way.

21 October – Watchmen

Superheroes are no longer praised for their powers in this nine-part DC series: instead, they are outlawed and hunted. Based on a comic of the same name, this series has a star-studded cast with the likes of Regina King and Jeremy Irons.

3 October – Catherine the Great

This period epic stars none other than Dame Helen Mirren as Catherine the Great. Watch the true story of Catherine’s reign nearing its end as she battles scandal and huge family conflict. It’s practically royalty playing royalty, and we can’t wait.

TBC – I Love You, Now Die

Michelle Carter stands trial for sending abusive texts to her boyfriend who later commits suicide. Questions of culpability and the role that social media plays in criminal cases are brought to light in this gripping documentary.

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4 October – Widows

This explosive heist thriller follows four widows, each saddled with their husband’s debt, as they plan to complete the heist their other halves never pulled off. Steve McQueen pulls together an impressive cast of Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez and Cynthia Erivo.

18 October – Goosebumps 2

A scary film that won’t terrify the kids! Perfect for providing thrills for the younger ones at Halloween. Meet best friends, Sonny and Sam, as they befriend the neighborhood talking dummy who brings more than just this movie to life…

19 October – How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Next in line to the dragon franchise, The Hidden World is perfect for the little ones. Evil Grimmel is hatching a devious plan against the dragons, but will Astrid and Berk realise in time?

25 October – Halloween (2)

It’s been 40 years since Michael Myers donned his terrifying mask to viciously attack his last victim. Unfortunately for Laurie Strode, he’s back and not backing down.

TBC – Boy Erased

This teen drama is set in small town America and tells the story of Jared Hedges, the gay son of a Baptist pastor, who is forced into a conversion therapy programme. This process brings Jared to question his entire identity and his relationship with his family.

Halloween Favourites

What better way to spend your Halloween than a night in with the classics, popcorn and an abundance of jump scares? NOW TV are providing the spooks this October with their extensive library of scary movies.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

A slasher classic that is sure to haunt your dreams.

The Shining

Here’s Johnny! Kubrick’s masterpiece is so much more than just a horror flick. Expect style and elegance with your blood and guts.


When a husband buys his expectant wife a vintage doll as a present he doesn’t know what extra devilish baggage comes with it.

A Quiet Place

In a post-apocalyptic world a family is plagued by creatures that hunt through sound. They are forced to live in silence to avoid a terrifying end.

The Nun

A demonic force is uncovered in the Vatican after a nun commits suicide. All havoc breaks loose as a priest and a novitate are sent to save the church from ruin.

Hocus Pocus

This Disney classic follows a teenage trio as they uncover a group of immortal witches in Salem. Will they escape before it’s too late?

The Exorcist

Despite it being released almost 50 years ago, this classic still holds true to its terrifying name. Spinning heads and projectile vomiting never looked so good.

The Ring

When Rachel Keller, played by Naomi Watts, watches a horrifying video she is told she only has seven days to live. You’ll never be able to watch your TV alone ever again.

What’s new on NOW TV Sky Sports Pass

1 October – Leeds vs West Brom at 7pm

1 October – Wigan vs Birmingham at 7.40pm

2 October – Luton vs Millwall at 7.30pm

13 October – Japanese Grand Prix at 6.10am

The Grand Prix returns to one of the oldest tracks in Suzuka

27 October – Mexican Grand Prix at 7.10pm

Will Lewis Hamilton win two years in a row?

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Coming to NOW TV in November 2019

Captain Marvel

Brie Larson plays the titular Captain, an extraterrestrial warrior caught in the midst of an intergalactic war.

Instant Family

A couple wishes to adopt one young child but unintentionally ends up with three once they meet the siblings.

Little Monsters

When a zombie apocalypse suddenly hits, a washed-up musician and a school teacher, played by Lupita Nyong’o, team together to protect the school children.

The Nutcracker and The Four Realms

Get lost in this magical fantasy in which young Clara enters the adventure of a lifetime to locate a key and unlock a priceless gift.

Ray Donovan S7

You’ll be sure to get your thriller fix from this series. Liev Schreiber leads as a “fixer” for a powerful law firm. Things get complicated when his father is unexpectedly released from prison.


The much anticipated live-action remake of the Walt Disney classic. Y’know, the one about the flying circus elephant?

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