November being the cusp of the holiday season, we’ve barely been able to catch our breath from the new fall season tsunami, to be almost out-flanked by a landslide of specials and premiere movies. Not to be overwhelmed, we do not fret, being proud to serve up the best U.S. television to the best audience we know. #BestAudienceEver
November is Native American Heritage Month and AFN|movie will host with double and triple features using native themes and artists. Tune in at 7pm CET/JKT every Tuesday night in the month. Check myafn.net for listings.
We are also very excited to announce the beginning of another NCAA Basketball Season. Is it too early to start thinking about your bracket? Season begins Friday, November 10th. Check myafn.net sports listings for details. #BestFansEver
Very warm birthday wishes to our brothers and sisters in the United States Marine Corps. On Friday November 10th starting at 11am AFN|movie will air a full day featuring what the Marine Corps does best. #OORAH
Celebrate Veterans Day with us on AFN|spectrum Saturday, November 11th with three documentaries starting at 3pm — Independent Lens: Farmer/Veteran, American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes and Taking Fire.
AFN|spectrum 8:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, November 4th
Inspired by the television series and feature film, S.W.A.T. stars Shemar Moore as a locally born and raised sergeant tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in L.A. law enforcement. Torn between loyalty to where he was raised and allegiance to his brothers in blue, former Marine Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson has everything it takes to be an excellent leader and bridge the divide between his two worlds.
AFN|prime 8:30pm (CET/JKT) Friday, November 10th
In a world where superheroes and villains have been real for decades, Arthur, an unassuming accountant with no superpowers, becomes embroiled in the middle of the battle between good and evil. When he realizes that his city is owned by a global supervillain who was long thought to be dead, he struggles to uncover the conspiracy. As he becomes obsessed with the conspiracy, most people think he’s crazy.
The Long Road Home
AFN|prime 9:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, November 10th
Based on Martha Raddatz’s New York Times Best-Seller of the same name, the series relives a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4th, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known as “Black Sunday.” The series cuts between the action on the ground in Iraq and that of the homefront back in Texas, where wives and families await news for 48 hellish hours, expecting the worst.
AFN|sports 3:00pm CET/11:00pm JKT Saturday, November 4th
From Madison Square Garden the Nov. 4 main events will feature three epic title fights including the return of UFC legend Georges St-Pierre. Champion Michael Bisping takes on GSP, Cody Garbrandt meets TJ Dillashaw and Joanna Jedrzejczyk faces Rose Namajunas.
Independent Lens: What Was Ours
AFN|prime Atlantic 12:00pm CET/7:00pm JKT Saturday, November 4th
A tribal elder and Vietnam veteran visits the underground archives of Chicago’s Field Museum, where he and two young Arapaho explore ancestral objects that had vanished from their tribe years before.
51st Annual CMA Awards
AFN|prime Pacific 2:00pm CET/10:00pm JKT Saturday, November 11th
Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood preside over the evening and return as hosts for Country Music’s Biggest Night. The 2017 event will deliver spectacle, accolades and countless special moments as we celebrate the CMA Awards.
A Year in Space & Beyond a Year in Space
AFN|spectrum 5:00pm & 6:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, November 18th
Follow Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission as the Twin Study as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight for the next generation of astronauts. In addition to seeing Scott’s long-awaited reunion with his family and friends at home in Texas, the following special follows Scott and his identical twin brother, and fellow astronaut, Mark Kelly, as they undergo testing for NASA’s twin study.
WWE: Survivor Series
AFN|sports2 2:00am CET/10:00am JKT Sunday, November 19th
Survivor Series will feature Superstars from both Raw and SmackDown LIVE. The event will be broadcast around the world live from the Toyota Center in Houston. This marks the 30th anniversary of the historic event, which was first held in November 1987 from the sold-out Richfield Coliseum in Richfield, Ohio.
American Music Awards
AFN|spectrum 6:00pm (CET/JKT) Monday, November 20th
The American Music Awards pays tribute to today’s most influential and iconic artists and is the world’s biggest fan-voted award show. The show is one of the biggest music shows in the world and is seen in more than 160 countries.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
AFN|prime Atlantic 3:00pm CET/11:00pm JKT Sunday, November 23rd
Where else can you find 50-foot balloons, floats, cheerleaders, dancers, performance groups, clowns, marching bands and celebrity performers? Thousands of participants take to the streets for the festivities – and it all caps off with the very first seasonal appearance of Santa!
The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
AFN|prime Pacific 11:00am CET/7:00pm JKT Sunday, November 26th
Honoring David Letterman this year, the awards special features a star-studded cast of Letterman’s friends and colleagues including top entertainers and comedians. The evening pays tribute to the humor and accomplishments of the broadcasting icon.
Soul Train Awards
AFN|prime 7:00am (CET/JKT) Wednesday, November 29th
For the third consecutive year, Erykah Badu returns as host of BET’s Soul Train Awards. Special honorees Toni Braxton and SWV are also among the first wave of performers announced for the bash, which will be from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
CMA Country Christmas
AFN|spectrum 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Tuesday, November 28th
Country Music queen Reba McEntire, the most nominated female in CMA Awards history, will debut as host for the eighth annual CMA Country Christmas event from Nashville’s famed Grand Ole Opry House.
Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
AFN|prime 9:00pm (CET/JKT) Tuesday, November 28th
Ni hao, Shanghai! From its iconic skyline to its major fashion cred, China’s vibrant, modern metropolis makes the perfect backdrop for the world’s sexiest fashion show. We expect the VS runway to get a few degrees hotter this year.
Christmas in Rockefeller Center
AFN|spectrum 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Thursday, November 30th
The biggest stars in music, movies and television join the celebration each year, as thousands of people from across the globe line up to watch over 30,000 lights bring the tree to life in stunning fashion. With millions more watching the LIVE telecast from home, there’s no better way to roll out the holiday festivities with the ones you love.
Logan — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 11:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, November 4th
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy is up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. TV-MA
xXx: Return of Xander Cage — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, November 5th
The third explosive chapter of the blockbuster franchise that redefined the spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box.
Allied — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 11:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, November 10th
The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war. TV-MA
Ghost in the Shell — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, November 11th
Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.
Baywatch — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 11:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, November 17th
Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) butts heads with a brash new recruit (Zac Efron). Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay. TV-MA
The Mummy — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, November 18th
Tom Cruise headlines an all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world: The Mummy. Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.
Finding Dory — PREMIERE
AFN|family 4:00pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, November 19th
Reuniting with everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, and friends Nemo and Marlin search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale? See it on Together Time.
Ted 2 — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 11:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, November 24th
Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and voice star of Ted 2. Life has changed drastically for buddies John (Mark Wahlberg), and best pal Ted (Seth MacFarlane), now married to the woman (Jessica Barth) of his dreams. Problems arise when the couple decide to adopt a child, but the law declares Ted to be property and not a person. TV-MA
Transformers: The Last Knight — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, November 25th
Humans and Transformers are at war and Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in earth’s hidden history. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg); Bumblebee; an English Lord (Anthony Hopkins); and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock).
A Dog’s Purpose — PREMIERE
AFN|family 4:00pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, November 26th
Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. See it on Together Time.
|Mom||5||Fri Nov 03||AFN|prime||7:30pm|
|Teachers||2||Fri Nov 10||AFN|prime||8:00pm|
|Shameless||8||Wed Nov 10||AFN|spectrum LateNight||11:00pm|
|Chicago Med||3||Wed Nov 22||AFN|spectrum||10:00pm|
CREDITS— Contributing Writer/Editor: Fabian Montgomery, Blog Layout and Design: Mark Middleton, #TheBigDeal Production: Rock Grant. Narration: Rock Grant. October 30, 2017.