October’s Must-Stream Shows

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From Mr. Robot’s final season to HBO’s Watchmen to an all-new Nancy Drew, here’s a look at this month’s most exciting shows.

MLB Playoffs

‣ October means playoffs—and all the action is streaming right to your iPhone or iPad. Can the Dodgers make it back to the World Series? Will the dominant Astros go all the way? Can the resurgent Cardinals or Braves keep their late-season momentum going?

It all begins October 1. (Peanuts and Cracker Jacks not included.)

Mr. Robot

‣ Fresh off his Best Actor Oscar win for Bohemian Rhapsody, Rami Malek zips up Elliot’s signature black hoodie for the fourth and final season of Mr. Robot. Dive into the shadowy world of computer hackers one last time.

Premieres October 6.

Almost Family

‣ For 30-something years, Julia Bechly (Brittany Snow) thought she was an only child—until the truth came out: Her dad, a famous fertility doctor, conceived dozens of children. This new series from the executive producers of Parenthood and Friday Night Lights follows Bechly and her newfound half-siblings as they try to figure out: Can this “almost” family ever become a real one?

Premieres October 2.

Nancy Drew

‣ The Nancy Drew of your childhood this is not. In this thrilling, racy reimagining, Kennedy McMann plays the 18-year-old sleuth, who solves crimes with the help of a supernatural sidekick. Nancy Drew is autumn’s most delectable escapist fare.

Premieres October 9.

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Looking for Alaska

‣ Fourteen years after it was published, the award-winning young adult novel that catapulted John Green to fame finally hits the screen. Starring Kristine Froseth and Charlie Plummer, it’s a thoughtful depiction of a boy’s first year at boarding school and his relationship with a girl grappling with the death of her mother.

Premieres October 18.


Lost cocreator Damon Lindelof heads this nine-part series, a daring reworking of the hallowed ’80s graphic novel about vigilante superheroes. No knowledge of the original comics required. Just stream and go.

Premieres October 20.

Catherine the Great

‣ This sumptuous four-part BBC/HBO series starring Dame Helen Mirren captures the final years of Catherine the Great’s reign as she shapes the future of modern Russia alongside her lover, Grigory (Jason Clarke). Expect greatness, even on a small screen.

Premieres October 21.

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