Bill Harris’ TV must-sees for the week of Oct. 27:
1 Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive
Debut: A standup special filmed in Philadelphia starring Aziz Ansari, who is best known to TV audiences for his role as Tom Haverford on Parks and Recreation.
When: Friday on Netflix
2 War of the Worlds: American Experience
Documentary debut: A new look back at the legendary Orson Welles radio broadcast, which caused a widespread panic 75 years ago when rubes didn’t know it was fake.
When: Tuesday on PBS
3 The Governor’s Wife
Reality-series debut: Trina settles into her role as former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards’ spouse. She is 50 years his junior and frozen sperm is involved.
When: Sunday on A&E
4 The Walking Dead
It’s Halloween week, so this seems like a natural. While a group leaves the prison to search for supplies, those who remain deal with recent losses.
When: Sunday on AMC
5 It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Creative differences over what constitutes “tasteful nudity” cause Frank (Danny DeVito) to pull his money out of the proposed Lethal Weapon 6.
When: Thursday on FX Canada
6 Masters of Sex
William Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) arrange for couples to be included in their study of human sexuality. It’s about damn time.
When: Sunday on The Movie Network, Movie Central
7 Chasing Nashville
Reality-series debut: Singers from the Appalachia region travel to the annual Hillbilly Days talent competition and are surprised to learn they may have a shot at a record deal.
When: Tuesday on Lifetime
8 Seduced and Abandoned
Documentary debut: Actor Alec Baldwin and film-maker James Toback travel to the Cannes Film Festival to try to secure financing for a movie.
When: Monday on HBO Canada
Made-for-TV movie debut: Cheeky, mischievous brothers played by Dylan Schmid and Aidan Shipley accidentally unleash a curse that plagues their summer camp with zombies.
When: Sunday on Disney XD
10 Trophy Wife
In the first Halloween episode of this rookie sitcom, Kate (Malin Akerman) hijacks the holiday when a costume provided by flighty Jackie (Michaela Watkins) is found to be lacking.
When: Tuesday on ABC, CTV