What’s New on HBO in October
This October, we’ve got a line-up of series, movies, and documentaries that you’ll be falling for all season long, available on HBO and HBO Max. New fan favorites like the genre-bending series Lovecraft Country and docuseries The Vow release their season finales this month, while we gear up for new comedy series How To with John Wilson and new drama series The Undoing starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant.
We’re all about the Halloween spirit this month. Whether it’s finding your costume inspiration from Cats (premiering October 10) or binging the night away with a scary movie marathon, including Black Christmas (premiering October 31), we support any way you choose to indulge in it.
Keep reading below to get the full list of what’s coming and what’s leaving HBO in October.
Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, and Donald Sutherland star in this psychological thriller about a woman whose seemingly perfect life is upended by a very public disaster.
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Follow Luis A. Miranda Jr. over the course of a year as he works tirelessly to organize relief efforts for his home of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Explore the rise of cyber conflict as the primary way nations now compete with and sabotage one another through this eye-opening documentary.
See what political machinations led to the unprecedented, contested outcome of the 2000 presidential election, including the chaotic voter recount in Florida that ended with George W. Bush winning by a razor-thin margin.
In a uniquely hilarious odyssey of self-discovery and cultural observation, John Wilson covertly and obsessively films the lives of his fellow New Yorkers while attempting to give everyday advice in this docuseries executive-produced by Nathan Fielder.
Two friends struggle to survive and overcome racist terrors and monsters as they take a road trip through 1950s Jim Crow America in this adaptation of Matt Ruff’s 2016 novel.
The docuseries follows people deeply involved in the group NXIVM — which is faced with various charges, including sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy — over the course of several years.
John Oliver continues to help make sense of the madness that is our increasingly volatile world in his award-winning series.
Jude Law and Naomie Harris star in the series about a mysterious island and what happens when visitors encounter its inhabitants.
The new coming-of-age story from Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name) follows two American teenagers as they encounter the highs and lows of youth while living on an American military base in Italy. The series stars Chloë Sevigny, Kid Cudi, Jack Dylan Grazer, and more.
One room. Infinite possibilities. Find out what can happen in this anthology series from Mark and Jay Duplass.
Bill Maher hosts this long-running, Emmy-nominated talk show, covering the week’s news and featuring a panel of guests, including actors, activists, politicians, musicians, comedians, and more.
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Experience the filmed version of the acclaimed Broadway show, directed by Spike Lee and featuring David Byrne and 11 musicians from around the world performing songs from Byrne's extensive catalog.
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A new movie premieres each Saturday night on HBO. See what's coming up this month, including Downhill and Cats.
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Premieres and Finales
October 6 at 9 pm: Siempre, Luis, HBO Documentary Films premiere
October 7 at 9 pm: Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth, HBO Sports premiere
October 9 at 11 pm: Room 104, series finale
October 9 at 10 pm: One Way or Another, HBO Latino series premiere
October 16 at 8 pm: The Perfect Weapon, HBO Documentary Films premiere
October 18 at 9 pm: Lovecraft Country, season finale
October 17 at 8 pm: David Byrne’s American Utopia, HBO Specials premiere
October 18 at 10 pm: The Vow, HBO documentary series finale
October 21 at 9pm: 537 Votes, HBO Documentary Films premiere
October 23 at 11 pm: How To with John Wilson, series premiere
October 25 at 9 pm: The Undoing, series premiere
October 27 at 9 pm: The Soul of America, HBO Documentary Films premiere
October 28 at 7 pm: Burning Ojai: Our Fire Story, HBO Documentary Films premiere
October 1 at 7:25 pm: Harina (aka Flour)
October 1 at 7:45 pm: Beef
October 2 at 8 pm: Lina From Lima
October 9 at 9:30 pm: Entre Nos Presents: Shayla Rivera: It’s Not Rocket Science
October 16 at 8 pm: La Odisea de los Giles (aka Heroic Losers)
October 30 at 8 pm: Mano de Obra (aka Workforce)
October 3 at 8 pm: Downhill
October 10 at 8 pm: Cats
October 24 at 8 pm: Emma.
October 31 at 8 pm: Black Christmas
Movies Starting October 1
Akeelah and the Bee
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Day of the Dead
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
Herbie: Fully Loaded
License to Drive
Like Mike 2: Streetball
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Open Water 2: Adrift
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
The Chronicles of Riddick
The Hills Have Eyes
The Hills Have Eyes II
The Last Kiss
The Whole Ten Yards
Movies Starting October 2
Movies Starting October 27
Movies Leaving October 8
The Nice Guys
Movies Leaving October 11
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Movies Leaving October 20
The Conjuring 2
Movies Leaving October 31
Alpha and Omega: Dino Digs
Benny & Joon
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Down to You
Dragged Across Concrete
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Home Alone 3
The Art of Getting By
The Little Penguin Pororo’s Racing Adventure
The Skulls II
The Skulls III
The Whole Truth
They Came Together
This Means War
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