Be prepared for a second wave of new and returning series for the 2017 fall season. The MLB postseason, World Series and the return of the NHL & NBA will be surfing the crest of October’s new programming. Plus there’s scary stuff in the water as AFN|movie will “push the boat out” all month with weekly Halloween premiere movies. Subscribe to our Facebook @myafn and Twitter @AFNtelevision feeds for our sports, shows and movie announcements, or go to myafn.net for current listings.
AFN|pulse 9:00pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, October 1st
After a royal family of super-humans with diverse and unique powers is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where they are greeted with surprising interactions and a lush world with humanity all around them. Now they must find a way to reunite with each other and return to their home before their way of life is destroyed forever.
Wisdom of the Crowd
AFN|prime 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Monday, October 2nd
A visionary tech innovator creates a cutting-edge crowdsourcing app to solve his daughter’s murder, and revolutionize crime-solving in the process. Inspired by the notion that a million minds are better than one, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jeffrey Tanner develops “Sophe,” an online platform for publicly shared information he’s certain will find his daughter’s killer.
AFN|prime 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Tuesday, October 3rd
Josh Roberts is a new divorcé and struggling actor who moves home to New York to regroup, living in an apartment sandwiched between his doting, meddlesome parents on one side and his brother, sister-in-law and their new baby on the other. As Josh’s family literally comes at him from both sides, he realizes he desperately needs to establish some ground rules, because his loving family is always going to be right there for him.
AFN|pulse 9:00pm (CET/JKT) Tuesday, October 3rd
This family adventure series tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.
AFN|pulse 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, October 8th
Divorced mother of two, Raven Baxter, catches glimpses of the future. She uses her power to be a better mother, a successful fashion designer and friend. She’s not the only member of her family who can see the future. Her son Booker has inherited the ability, using it to make sense of middle school and family life. Their visions sometimes collide, but they always figure things out together.
AFN|pulse 9:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, October 13th
This contemporary reboot of the 1980’s cereal shifts the setting from Denver to Atlanta and assigns new faces (and sometimes genders) to names made familiar by the classic 1980s show. The drama is again set in motion by Fallon Carrington’s adverse reaction to billionaire daddy Blake surprising the family with a new fiancée. Jealousy, back stabbing, gold-digging and scheming ensue.
AFN|pulse 9:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, October 14th
The boundaries between military discipline and human desire are tested on a U.S. Army base that houses an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform clandestine international and domestic missions. The drama unfolds in the present as well as in flashbacks to a failed mission involving one of the first female pilots in the unit, ultimately uncovering layers of personal and government/military secrets and leading to a season-long plan to rescue a group of MIA soldiers.
Superheroes Decoded Parts 1 & 2
AFN|spectrum 7:00pm & 9:00pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, October 8th
Kicking off AFN‘s “Superhero Week,” this two-part documentary special reveals the surprising true beginnings of America’s legendary superhero characters. The first superheroes emerged in the dark days of the Great Depression and evolved into the blockbuster franchises we know today – their epic origin story is the story of America. With rare access to top creators at both DC and Marvel, “Superheroes Decoded” uncovers how the rise of the superhero parallels America’s rise as a superpower in the 20th century, evolving through the decades into a uniquely American mythology that has captured audiences across the globe.
AFN|movie — Monday, October 9th to Sunday, October 15th
Join AFN|movie for a full week of epic superhero themed movies. Pictures from both the Marvel and DC universes will be copiously represented. The event centerpiece will be the AFN world premiere of “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” on Saturday 10/14 at 7pm. Check AFN schedules for movies and show-times.
Return to the Cole
Thursday, October 12th AFN|prime 7:50pm & AFN|spectrum 9:50pm
This Navy Media Production revisits the terrorist bombing attack against the United States Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole on 12 October 2000 while it was being refueled in Yemen’s Aden harbor. 15 crewmembers were killed and 39 injured. Check schedules at myafn.net for additional air times.
AFN|movie — Begins at 9:00am (CET/JKT) Wednesday, October 13th
Navy is celebrating its 242nd birthday this year. The central theme of this year will be “Sea Power to Protect and Promote.” Join us for a day of movies commemorating the day. Starting at 9am.
BET Hip Hop Awards
AFN|prime Pacific 3:00pm CET / 10:00pm JKT Saturday, October 14th
This event returns to highlight the best of the year in hip-hop music, with bold performances and breakthrough freestyle cyphers. This seminal award show singularly celebrates hip-hop and sets social media on fire with the click of a hashtag, placing it among the most social award shows all year. This is the one show where the hottest rap stars of today share the stage with the icons of tomorrow.
Trolls — PREMIERE
AFN|family 4:00pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, October 1st
Enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach.
Unfriended — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 11:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, October 6th
Ushering in a new era of horror, Unfriended unfolds over a teenager’s computer screen as she and her friends are stalked by an unseen figure who seeks vengeance for a shaming video that led a vicious bully to kill herself a year earlier. After Universal executives saw a test screening of Unfriended terrify a test audience, the studio acquired the thriller that was developed and conceived by visionary filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov. TV-MA
Minions — PREMIERE
AFN|family 4:00pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, October 8th
Ever since the dawn of time, minions have lived to serve the most despicable of masters. From T. Rex to Napoleon, the easily distracted tribe has helped the biggest and the baddest of villains. Now they’ll earn a shot to work for a new boss—the world’s first female super-villain—and try to save all of Minionkind… from annihilation.
Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, October 14th
It’s been several years since Superman’s colossal battle with Zod devastated the city of Metropolis. The loss of life and collateral damage left many feeling angry and helpless, including crime-fighting billionaire Bruce Wayne. Convinced that Superman is now a threat to humanity, Batman embarks on a personal vendetta, while the conniving Lex Luthor launches his own crusade against the Man of Steel. Part of AFN‘s Superhero Week.
Dracula Untold — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Wednesday, October 18th
Be transported to 15th-century Transylvania, where Vlad III, prince of Wallachia is a just ruler. With his wife, Mirena, Vlad rules a prolonged period of peace and protection for his people from the Ottoman Empire. But when Sultan Mehmed II demands 1,000 boys including Vlad’s son for his army, Vlad makes a deal with a monster enabling him to defeat the Turks — but at a large cost.
Get Out — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 11:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, October 20th
Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined. TV-MA
The Visit — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, October 21st
Director M. Night Shyamalan returns to his roots with the terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances of getting back home are growing smaller every day.
The Purge: Election Year — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 11:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, October 27th
The next terrifying chapter in “The Purge” saga occurs over 12 hours of annual lawlessness sanctioned by the New Founders of America. It’s been two years since Leo Barnes stopped himself from an act of revenge on Purge Night. Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent. But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn. TV-MA
Ouija: Origin of Evil — PREMIERE
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, October 28th
Sit-in on the follow-up tale to the 2014’s sleeper hit movie. In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a stunt to their séance scam business and unwittingly invite actual evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is possessed, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send the possessor back to the other side. It was never just a game.
|MacGyver||2||Sun Oct 01||AFN|prime||7:00pm|
|Hawaii Five-0||7||Sun Oct 01||AFN|prime||8:00pm|
|Blue Bloods||8||Sun Oct 01||AFN|prime||9:00pm|
|Bob’s Burgers||8||Mon Oct 02||AFN|spectrum||7:00pm|
|The Simpsons||29||Mon Oct 02||AFN|spectrum||7:30pm|
|Family Guy||17||Mon Oct 02||AFN|spectrum||8:00pm|
|Kevin Can Wait||2||Mon Oct 02||AFN|spectrum||8:30pm|
|NCIS LA||9||Mon Oct 02||AFN|prime||8:00pm|
|Lucifer||3||Mon Oct 03||AFN|prime||8:00pm|
|Scandal||7||Thu Oct 5||AFN|spectrum||8:00pm|
|Curb Your Enthusiasm||9||Sat Oct 7||AFN|spectrum LateNight||12:00am|
|Girl Meets World||3||Sun Oct 8||AFN|pulse||7:30pm|
|Once Upon A Time||7||Sun Oct 8||AFN|pulse||8:00pm|
|The Middle||9||Mon Oct 9||AFN|pulse||7:00pm|
|Fresh Off the Boat||4||Mon Oct 9||AFN|pulse||7:00pm|
|Madam Secretary||4||Mon Oct 9||AFN|prime||9:00pm|
|Riverdale||2||Fri Oct 13||AFN|pulse||8:00pm|
|NOVA||44||Sat Oct 14||AFN|prime||8:00pm|
|Jane the Virgin||4||Sat Oct 14||AFN|pulse||7:00pm|
|Crazy Ex-Girlfriend||3||Sat Oct 14||AFN|pulse||8:00pm|
|Supernatural||13||Sat Oct 14||AFN|prime||7:00pm|
|Mr. Robot||3||Sat Oct 14||AFN|spectrum||10:00pm|
|Supergirl||3||Sun Oct 15||AFN|spectrum||7:00pm|
|The Flash||4||Sun Oct 15||AFN|spectrum||8:00pm|
|DC’s Legends of Tomorrow||3||Sun Oct 15||AFN|spectrum||9:00pm|
|Arrow||6||Sun Oct 15||AFN|spectrum||10:00pm|
|Shark Tank||9||Mon Oct 16||AFN|pulse||9:00pm|
|The Walking Dead||8||Mon Oct 23||AFN|spectrum||9:00pm|
|Transparent||4||Tue Oct 24||AFN|spectrum LateNight||11:00pm|
|Blindspot||3||Sat Oct 28||AFN|prime||8:00pm|
CREDITS— Contributing Writer/Editor: Fabian Montgomery, Blog Layout and Design: Mark Middleton, #TheBigDeal Production: Rock Grant. Narration: Rock Grant. September 28, 2017.