A Gay Girl’s Guide to Fall TV: October

By now, you’ve probably decided which September shows are sticking around on your fall TV schedule. It’s time to factor in a few others that debut this month, and I’m betting there is at least one that will find its way onto your DVR.

Definitely Watch…


Homeland (Showtime, Sunday, Oct. 2 at 10/9c )

Claire Danes carries the show as a CIA agent who doesn’t trust a recently returned prisoner of war. Her performance alone makes it worth watching, but the show is also an engaging suspenseful thriller.

American Horror Story (FX, Oct. 5 at 10/9c)

Though it’s a lot different from the creator’s other show, Glee, American Horror Story is a creepy, well-written offering, just in time for Halloween.


The Rosie Show (OWN, Monday, Oct. 10 at 7/6c )

Rosie O’Donnell promises great guests, fun discussions and Oprah’s full support/Harpo staff and studio. It’s made to win.


Oprah’s Lifeclass (HBO, Monday, Oct. 10 at 8/9c )

Airing right after The Rosie Show, Oprah will use her 25 years of The Oprah Show episodes to educate and entertain viewers and guests, much like she did on her original show — and that one did alright.