A Taylor Swift album, the premiere of Happy Endings, the beginning of the World Series and the Wachowskis’ Cloud Atlas all in the same week? How did we get so lucky? Find out what else is happening in our pop culture round up below!
SUNDAY, Oct. 21
Night of Too Many Stars, Comedy Central, 8 p.m.
Jon Stewart hosted the event, recorded on Oct. 13, which gathered everyone from Seth Rogen to Katy Perry to help raise money for autism educational programs. Read our on-scene report here, and try not to cry as Perry takes the stage with an autistic tween.
MONDAY, Oct. 22
Taylor Swift’s Red released
Earning a “B+” from EW, Swift’s fourth studio album includes the chart-topping hit “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” the U2-esque “State of Grace,” and the country fan-pleasing “Begin Again.”
TUESDAY, Oct. 23
Happy Endings, ABC, 9 p.m.
How are Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) and Dave (Zachary Knighton) doing after their reconciliation? Does Penny (Casey Wilson) ever get a boyfriend? Will Mandonna go out on tour? Regardless of the answers, we’re excited for season 3’s premiere, and can’t wait for more of Wilson’s abbrevs!
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24
Game 1 of the World Series, FOX, 8 p.m.
The Detroit Tigers will take on either the St. Louis Cardinals or the San Francisco Giants in this fall classic. Who are you rooting for?
THURSDAY, Oct. 25
Elementary, CBS, 10 p.m.
Even if you are devoted to Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock, take Johnny Lee Miller’s out for a spin – especially because this time, Watson is played by a woman (Lucy Liu).
FRIDAY, Oct. 26
Cloud Atlas premieres in theaters
The Wachowskis and Run Lola, Run director Tom Tykwer bring David Mitchell’s novel to life on the big screen in what EW’s own Owen Gleiberman calls an “enthralling sci-fi ride.”
SATURDAY, Oct. 27
Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon, FX, 7PM
As The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2’s release approaches, catch up on the first two movies when FX airs them back to back. And see if it changes your mind about being Team Edward or Team Jacob.
SUNDAY, Oct. 28
Upstairs Downstairs, PBS, 9 p.m.
If you’re not watching the rebooted series, set on the eve of World War II and following the new inhabitants of 165 Eaton Place, find the first three episodes on PBS.com and watch the fourth episode tonight to see what’s really going on between Sir Hallam (Ed Stoppard) and his sister-in-law Lady Persie (Claire Foy). After all, we know how the war turns out.