Here are the must-see shows for November


Ah, November – a month when darkness comes earlier, many people choose not to shave, and everyone fills up on turkeys. On television, there’s a slew of new shows coming out.

It will be a month of misbehaving shrinks, college girls on romantic adventures, intergalactic bounty hunters, the less powerful Avenger trying to prove he can carry his own show and the return of the infamous Tiger King.

Here is the essential television to watch.

“Class leader”

This reboot of the ABC comedy (1986-91) is produced by Bill Lawrence (“Ted Lasso”, “Scrubs”) and stars Isabella Gomez (“One Day at a Time”) as a teacher who wants her students focus more on life than on grades. Robin Givens, who played college student Darlene in the original show, returns to play one of the parents.

Premiere Date: November 4th on HBO Max

“Tampa Baes”

Scratch your reality show itch with this new show following a group of friends in Florida. The hook is that they’re all a young lesbian “it” crowd – so settle in for a reality version of “The L Word”.

Premiere Date: November 5 on Amazon

“Dexter: new blood”

If you weren’t happy with Showtime’s serial killer ending, “Dexter,” that’s about to change. The first show ran from 2006 to 2013 and followed Dexter (Michael C. Hall), a serial killer who targeted other killers and also worked for the Miami Police Department. Picking up a decade after the events of “Dexter” (which inexplicably ended with him becoming a lumberjack), “New Blood” follows Dexter into his new life in the small town of Iron Lake, New York is shaken up.

Premiere Date: November 7 on Showtime (9 p.m.)

“Yellow jackets”

If you want a show that’s a hint of “Lost” mixed in with “Lord of the Flies” girls, plus a show about women in their forties living complicated lives full of secrets a la “Big Little Lies”, then this ‘is show it for you. With a cast including Christina Ricci, Juliette Lewis and Melanie Lynskey, “Yellowjackets” follows an all-female soccer team as they find themselves stranded in the wild and dissolve into wild clans – and the lives they try to reclaim. two decades later.

Premiere Date: November 14 on Showtime (10 p.m.)

Christina Ricci plays a woman with a dark and mysterious past in “Yellowjackets”.
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“Great escapades with Morgan Freeman”

Hosted by Freeman, this docu-series delves into famous prison escapes from institutions such as Alcatraz and Dannemora. From the planning phase to the ensuing manhunt, the episodes tell the stories through a mixture of visual effects and dramatic reenactments.

Premiere Date: November 9 on History Channel (10 p.m.)

Morgan Freeman stands outside, leaning against a wall, looking serious.
Morgan Freeman hosts a new History show about prison breakouts.

“The sex life of students”

Think “Sex and the City” meets “Girls”, for the Gen-Z era. Co-created by Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), this comedy follows four roommates at fictional Essex College in New England as they go on romantic adventures. The series stars Pauline Chalamet (yes, Timothée’s sister), Amrit Kaur, Renee Rapp and Alya Chanelle Scott.

Premiere Date: November 18 on HBO Max

Renee Rapp (left), Alyah Chanelle Scott, Pauline Chalamet and Amrit Kaur (right) stand in a circle in front of a window, toasting drinks.
Renee Rapp (left), Alyah Chanelle Scott, Pauline Chalamet and Amrit Kaur (right) play a group of college roommates in Mindy Kaling’s new show.
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“The Shrinkage Next Door”

Starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd as a shrink (Rudd) who enters into a strange and toxic relationship with his client (Ferrell), this dark comedy is based on a true story (and a podcast of the same name).

Premiere Date: November 11 on AppleTV +

Will Ferrell sits across from Paul Rudd's desk in an office, looking serious and wearing glasses.
Will Ferrell (right) and Paul Rudd in “The Shrink Next Door”.
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“The Tiger King 2”

The bizarre saga of incarcerated gay polygamous zookeeper Joe Exotic and his murder plot against rival Carole Baskin returns. Were the “Tiger King” docuseries a one-shot wonder born out of early pandemic delirium, or is there still interest in this story? We will all find out.

Premiere Date: November 17th on Netflix

Joe Exotic kisses a tiger while looking at the camera with a mule and mustache.
Joe Exotic returns in “Tiger King 2”.
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“The wheel of time”

The latest epic fantasy show to try and become the next “Game of Thrones” is here. With Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl”), it is based on a series of 14 novels first published in 1990.

Premiere Date: November 19 on Amazon

“Cowboy Bebop”

For the Comic Con crowd, this sci-fi epic starring John Cho is a live-action show based on a hit animated series of the same name and follows a motley group of bounty hunters hunting down criminals across the solar system.

Premiere Date: November 19 on Netflix

John Cho is lying on the floor in front of a stained glass window while an opponent in a black cloak stands above him holding a gun.
John Cho fights an opponent in front of a stained glass window in “Cowboy Bebop”.

“Hawk Eye”

MCU shows are pop culture behemoths, but Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), the less exciting Avenger, has what it takes to run his own show? It could, with the help of new character Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), who takes over from Hawkeye.

Premiere Date: November 24 on Disney +

Jeremy Renner as Clint and Hailee Steinfeld as his protégé Kate Bishop stand next to a subway with a dog and a bow and arrows.
Jeremy Renner as Clint and Hailee Steinfeld as his protégé Kate Bishop in “Hawkeye”.

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