Shows Premiering This Week: 11/8/2020

We have all the shows that are premiering this week to keep you entertained, from ‘The Blacklist’, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Law & Order SVU’ and more!

Briana Phipps

AfterBuzz TV Producer, Host & Writer
Posted On: November 9th, 2020 9:28 pm pst

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A new week is here and with that comes new television to watch. This week has a ton of new shows to watch and we’re letting you know what they are and where to find them.

Sunday November 8th

MOONBASE 8

Showtime

MOONBASE 8 is a new half-hour comedy series on showtime. The show stars Fred Armisen (Portlandia), Tim Heidecker (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) and John C. Reilly (Stepbrothers, Chicago), and was created, written and executive produced by Armisen, Heidecker, Reilly and Emmy nominee Jonathan Krisel (Baskets), who also serves as series director. Set in the isolated desert of Winslow, Arizona at NASA’s Moon Base Simulator, MOONBASE 8 follows eager astronauts Skip (Armisen), Rook (Heidecker) and their leader Cap (Reilly) as they attempt to qualify for their first lunar mission. While working vigorously to complete their training, a series of unexpected circumstances forces the astronauts to question their own mental sanity, trust in each other and whether or not they’re cut out for space travel. You can watch all 6 episodes every Sunday at 11pm ET.

NCIS: Los Angeles

CBS

The NCIS spinoff is back for its 12th season. The show will have a slightly shorter season this year with only 18 episodes instead of the normal 24. All the cast members will be returning with the exception of Kamran (previously played by Layla Crawford), the daughter of Sam Hanna (LL Cool J). In NCIS Los Angeles Season 12, she will be replaced by All American star Kayla Smith. Seeing as the show had to end early last season due to the pandemic they will be wrapping up the finale within the fist 2 episodes of this season, which will see Thomas Argento (Juan Riedinger) standing trial for his crimes. You can watch new episodes every Sunday 8:00pm ET on CBS.

NCIS: New Orleans

CBS

The New Orleans division of NCIS is also back and will be having an even shorter season than Los Angeles with 16 episodes. While Los Angeles will be skipping over the pandemic completely with a time jump, New Orleans will be taking it head on during their 7th season. You can catch the series every Sunday at 9pm ET on CBS.

Monday November 9th 

Industry HBO

HBO

HBO’s newest drama series Industry follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited number of permanent positions at a leading international bank in London. Through the eyes of these young grads fueled by ambition, romance and drugs, Industry examines issues of gender, race and class in the workplace as the impressionable new employees begin to forge an identity within the pressure cooker environment of Pierpoint & Co.’s trading floor.The series will be 8 episodes long and air on HBO every Monday at 10pm ET and be available to stream on HBO Max.

Tuesday November 10th

Dash & Lily

Netflix

Just in time for the holiday season Netflix will be launching their newest show Dash & Lily. The show is a Christmas romance that brings two opposites together. Dash is the cynic while Lily is the optimist. They build a romance through exchanging notes in a book that they pass back and forth throughout different locations in New York. All 8 episodes will drop on Tuesday November 10th.

My Big Fat Fabulous Life

TLC

My Big Fat Fabulous Life will return for its 7th season and with a twist tearing about Whitney’s happily ever after. The new season will deal with the outcome of Whitney finding out that her fiance Chase Severino is having a child with another person. We’ll be entering Whitney’s life as North Carolina is starting to reopen from the coronavirus pandemic. You can watch new episodes on TLC Tuesdays at 9pm ET.

A Teacher

Hulu

Hulu’s newest mini-series A Teacher, based on the film of the same name, will examine social norms and forbidden love. The series will follow a young teacher (Kate Mara) at a suburban Texas high school who has a relationship with her student (Nic Robinson). The first 3 episodes will drop this Tuesday at 3am and the rest of the 10 episodes will drop every Tuesday there after at the same time.

Wednesday November 11th 

Chicago Med

NBC

Season 6 of Chicago Med is returning and with no surprise will be tackling the coronavirus pandemic. One of the show’s characters will be recovering from having COVID-19 in the premiere. So far, it’s not known if that’s going to be one of the main characters, or it could be a supporting character like Hannah or one of the other doctors or nurses. The hospital will also have significantly changed the way it operates. The show has also cast Pandora actress Tehmina Sunny as a new doctor with whom Halstead works on a clinical trial. It’s a recurring role, meaning she’ll appear in more than one episode. It’s not clear yet when she’ll make her first appearance, or what exactly the nature of her relationship with Will is going to turn out to be. New episodes will drop every Wednesday at 8pm ET on NBC.

Chicago Fire

NBC

The second series in the Chicago lineup Chicago Fire will be premiering it’s 9th season. This season will be interesting as we see the outcome of loosing Otis and Emily. That won’t be the only coping we have to do though as series creator Derek Haas has confirmed there will be more cast shakeups this season. He also confirmed that we will finally get the answer of will they wont they between Matt Casey and Sylvie Brett. New episodes will drop every Wednesday at 9pm ET.

Chicago PD

NBC

At lastly Chicago PD will also be returning for it’s 8th season. The new season will deal with the coronavirus as well as police reform due to the current state of the US. Lisseth Chavez, who portrayed Vanessa Rojas will not be returning this season though there has been no mention of someone taking her place. New episodes will be available every Wednesday at 10pm.

The Liberator

Netflix

The Liberator, a new animated series from Netflix, will tackle the real events of a squad of soldiers during WWII. The 4 episode mini-series will follow the troops as they spearhead the Allied invasion of Italy. All 4 episodes will be available on Wednesday November 11th.

A Queen is Born

Netflix

The new reality show from Netflix, A Queen is Born, will star Gloria Groove and Alexia Twister. The duo will help drag artists find the confidence to own the stage through makeovers inside and out. The show is the first original Brazilian reality show format from Netflix. All 6 episodes will drop on Wednesday November 11th.

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City

There’s a new city in the Housewive franchise! The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City will follow the lives of Lisa Barlow, Mary Cosby, Heather Gay, Meredith Marks, Whitney Rose and Jen Shah. The Mormon church is undeniably engrained in the culture of Salt Lake City, but these women represent a spectrum of religious beliefs ranging from Mormon, Islamic, Jewish and Pentecostal, which guarantees drama will ensue. You can watch all the drama unfold every Wednesday at 10pm ET on Bravo.

S.W.A.T.

CBS

S.W.A.T. returns for it’s 4th season with the premiere being what was originally planned to be the finale for the 3rd season. Due to the pandemic the episode was not able to be filmed in time for the finale. In the new season we will see tensions arise as they deal with the history of the Black community and the Los Angeles police department. They will even incorporate flashbacks to 1992 and Rodney King. You can watch new episodes every Wednesday at 10pm ET on CBS.

Thursday November 12th 

Chrisley Knows Best

USA

Chrisley Knows Best returns for the second half of its 8th season. With the season ending with the hilarious Christmas parade, fans can be sure to look forward to more laughs and festivities in the second half. You can watch new episodes every Thursday at 10pm ET on USA.

Grey’s Anatomy

ABC

Our favorite doctors are back for their record breaking 17th season. That’s right Grey’s Anatomy is now the longest running primetime medical drama. The season will not pick up right where they left off, but will fast forward a little bit. It will be a 2 hour season premiere, that will crossover with Station 19. They will definitely be handling the coronavirus pandemic as well as the existing storylines of Owen and Teddy, Amelia and Link, Richard, and the love triangle of Meredith, DeLuca, and Hayes. All of last seasons cast will be back and there has been hints that they might try to bring back some old favs for a cameo. It does have to be said that Ellen Pompeo has suggested that this could be the last season for Grey’s so they have to make it a good one if that’s the case. You can watch new episodes every Thursday at 9pm ET on ABC.

Law & Order SVU

NBC

The hit crime drama returns for its record 22nd season! The new season will deal with both the coronavirus and racial tension with the police. We will also see the return of  SVU detective Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) as he visits his former partner, now-captain Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay), as a lead-up to Meloni’s 2021 spinoff, Law & Order: Organized Crime. New episodes of Law & Order SVU will premiere every Thursday at 9pm ET on NBC.

Miz & Mrs.

USA

The second half of season 2 of Miz & Mrs is coming, and with it a lot of changes. There will be a new house, a new baby, and definitely new drama. You can watch new episodes on Thursdays at 10:30 pm ET on USA.

Station 19

ABC

Season 4 of the Grey’s Anatomy spinoff is set to start, and as previously stated, will be a crossover with its predecessor. Season 4 will definitely deal with the coronavirus since Grey’s is. It will also deal with the station dealing with the loss of  Pruitt and Ryan. New episodes will be available every Thursday at 8pm ET on ABC.

Total Bellas

E!

In the 6th season of Total Bellas Nikki and Brie prepare for some major milestones including the expansion of their families with the births of their baby boys, and the release of their memoir “Incomparable” where Nikki reveals a deep secret she held from her family for more than 20 years. Brie will also attempt to bring Nikki and their brother JJ back together after they hit a rough patch in their relationship. The family will also have to deal with the devestation reveal that Kathy will need to have emergency brain surgery. Don’t worry though, we will still get to see the Bella’s babymoon trips, baby showers and an impromptu decision that leaves the twins wondering if Phoenix is their forever home. You can watch new episodes every Thursday at 9pm ET on E!.

The Unicorn

CBS

Season 2 of the heartfelt CBS comedy The Unicorn is returning for it’s second season. In the new season we are expecting to know more about the woman whom he met at the graveyard and he had a connection. With the support of family and friends, we expect that he will bring happiness back in his life after his wife’s demise. New episodes can be found Thursdays at 9:30 pm ET on CBS.

Valley of Tears

HBO Max

Valley of Tears is a harrowing, ten-episode limited drama series inspired by the true events of the 1973 Yom Kippur War in Israel. The series follows young combatants thrust into a war that was later revealed could have been avoided by leaders they blindly trusted. It focuses on four unique and intertwined stories: a famous bohemian television star in search of his estranged son, a newly enlisted soldier; a commander and his newly befriended intelligence analyst; tank crewman who represent Israel’s Black Panthers social justice reform movement; and a female officer who refuses to leave the battlefields, disobeying direct orders to evacuate. Shot at the actual location of the war, these stories highlight the tension, anxieties and sentiments of the country’s people through a magnified lens, with the unprecedented outcome of an unlikely victory. The series will be streamed on HBO Max with 2 episodes being dropped every week at 3:00 am.

Friday November 13th 

The Blacklist

NBC

The Blacklist returns for season 8. The entire cast will be returning as well as newcomer  Laura Sohn, who recurred as new Task Force member Agent Alina Park in Season 7. She will be brought in as a regular for the new season. In the new season we will get to see Red and Liz as bigger enemies than we have ever seen before. The show will also be streaming on Peacock instead as well as it’s normal slot on NBC. You can catch new episodes on Fridays at 8pm ET.

Which show are you excited to watch? Let us know in the comments, and keep tuning in to AfterBuzz TV to keep up to date on your favorite shows.

About The Author:

Briana Phipps is a host, producer, and scheduling coordinator for AfterBuzz TV. She is currently the host for Teen Mom News Weekly and is your go to for all things Broadway! Whether you want to discuss intense TV dramas, the latest reality scoops, or the best guilty pleasures to watch she’s got you covered!

Founded by Emmy winning journalist Maria Menounos and Producer Keven Undergaro, artist-friendly AfterBuzz TV is the world’s largest digital broadcast network and pop culture news platform, producing post-game ‘after-shows’ for nearly all favorite TV shows, interviewing cast and showrunners and providing the widest video, audio and article coverage of shows, content and influencers than any entertainment news platforms in existence

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