What to Watch on Philo this Week: October 12th, 2021-October 17th, 2021

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This week we’re celebrating the living legend and quintuple threat Tyler Perry! He’s an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and media mogul—is there anything this man can’t do? (No, seriously?) The renowned creator has several shows premiering on Philo, and you don’t want to miss them. From his captivating dramas to his side-splitting sitcoms, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy.

And when you’re all done catching up on Tyler Perry’s hit shows, we’ve added a couple of love stories, post-apocalyptic drama, some early twenties angst, and a sad but true story to round out your week. Here’s what to watch this week on Philo:

Tuesday, October 12th

Tyler Perry has been putting in overtime and is gifting his fans with new episodes of all his hit shows. First up, watch the back-to-back premieres of his hilarious sitcoms, House of Payne and Assisted Living on BET! Catch up with Curtis, Ella, and the rest of the family on Tuesday, October 12th at 8/7c. Then, stick around for even more chuckles and Mr. Brown’s ridiculous hijinks at 8:30/7:30c. And that’s not all! The Oval returns at 9/8c and the political drama is picking up right where it left off! Will the president and the first lady survive that assassination plot? Tune in to see their impending fate.

Wednesday, October 13th

If you need even more Tyler Perry, BET has you covered with the return of Sistas. These ladies are still #friendgoals as they navigate the ups and downs of career, life, and love. Watch the season premiere on Wednesday, October 13th at 9/8c.

If Twenties left you speechless with that epic cliffhanger last season, then you’re in luck! Hattie and her girls are back—leaning on each other for guidance as they deal with the uncertainty of life in your twenties. Watch the season premiere Wednesday, October 13th at 10/9c on BET, then stick around to unpack the episode on the Twenties After Show hosted by B. Scott 10:30/9:30c.

Saturday, October 16th

When a dating columnist and an author who writes about finding love cross paths the sparks begin to fly. They each try to use a few tricks from their own playbooks to capture the other’s heart, but they may have finally met their match. Watch the premiere of Advice to Love By on Saturday, October 16th at 9/8c on Hallmark Channel.

Sunday, October 17th

Fear the Walking Dead is in full apocalypse mode and has descended into utter chaos—there’s orange skies, gas masks, and of course, loads of grimey walkers. Don’t miss the season premiere on Sunday, October 17th at 9/8c on AMC.

Based on a true story, Fighting for Her Family follows Davina, a woman who desperately wants to become a mother after having several miscarriages. After discovering that she’s pregnant again, Davina is diagnosed with a life-threatening disorder that could put herself and her baby girl at risk. Tune in as she fights for her own life and the life of her unborn child. Watch the premiere of Fighting for Her Family, Sunday, October 17th at 8/7c on Lifetime.

Looking for more shows to watch on Philo?

Dive into our on-demand library of more than 60,000 titles – just look for the “VOD” tags on Show Profiles. And if you’ve found something you love, save it for later so you’ll never miss an episode, and fast-forward to get to all of the best bits quicker.

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