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Top picks coming to Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, and more this week (October 10)

Published Oct 10th, 2022 8:38PM EDT
Avenue 5 season 2.
Image: HBO

You might not subscribe to every streaming service, but chances are you subscribe to more than one. If so, keeping up with all of the new releases every week might feel like a full-time job. That’s why we decided to round up the most exciting new releases on each service in a single post, so you don’t have to go digging for shows and movies.

Avenue 5: Season 2

Avenue 5 season 2 is coming to HBO in October.
Avenue 5 season 2 is coming to HBO in October. Image source: HBO

HBO’s science-fiction workplace comedy Avenue 5 returns for a second season nearly three years after the first season aired. While the first season was not especially well received, the cast is incredible. Hugh Laurie plays the captain of an interplanetary cruise ship, flanked by the likes of Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Rebecca Front, and Suzy Nakamura.

Avenue 5 season 2 begins streaming on HBO Max on October 10.


Grimcutty

Grimcutty is a Hulu original film streaming in October.
Grimcutty is a Hulu original film streaming in October. Image source: Hulu

This Hulu original horror movie explores a reality in which a terrifying internet meme comes to life and starts attacking a teen girl named Asha Chaudry (Sara Wolfkind). Her parents don’t believe her, so she has to stop the monster herself.

Grimcutty begins streaming on Hulu on October 10.


Chainsaw Man: Season 1

Chainsaw Man is coming to Hulu in October.
Chainsaw Man is coming to Hulu in October. Image source: Hulu

Chainsaw Man, one of the most popular manga of the last five years, finally gets the anime adaptation that its fans have been clamoring for. The series follows Denji, a young man who makes a contract with a devil that gives him the ability to turn his body parts into chainsaws. He uses his newfound powers to fight devils for the government.

Chainsaw Man begins streaming on Hulu on October 11.


The Northman

The Northman is streaming on Prime Video in October.
The Northman is streaming on Prime Video in October. Image source: Focus Features

Robert Eggers has built a cult following over the last seven years with his unique, evocative movies, and The Northman is no different. This epic historical action movie is about a Viking prince out for revenge after his father was murdered. The cast includes Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Willem Dafoe, to name a few.

The Northman begins streaming on Prime Video on October 11.


Big Shot: Season 2

Big Shot season 2 is coming to Disney Plus in October.
Big Shot season 2 is coming to Disney Plus in October. Image source: Disney

Did you know that John Stamos stars in a comedy series called Big Shot on Disney Plus? Did you know that he plays a college basketball coach who was fired from his job in Wisconsin and moved to California where he now coaches a team of high school girls? It’s true! And the entire second season will be available to stream this month.

Big Shot season 2 begins streaming on Disney Plus on October 12.


The Playlist

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A promotional still from the Netflix series “The Playlist,” about the music giant Spotify. Image source: Andrej Vasilenko/Netflix

The Playlist is a dramatized account of the origin story of the music streaming service Spotify. Much like WeCrashed or Super Pumped before it, The Playlist will undoubtedly play up some of the more gripping elements of the story. In this Swedish series, Edvin Endre will play Spotify CEO Daniel Ek as he tries, and succeeds, to change the world of music forever

The Playlist begins streaming on Netflix on October 13.


Halloween Ends

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Halloween Ends is streaming on Peacock in October. Image source: NBCUniversal

Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) is back for one final encounter with Michael Myers in Halloween Ends. As the name suggests, this will be the final entry in this iteration of the franchise. That said, no horror movie franchise is ever truly over.

Halloween Ends begins streaming on Peacock on October 14.


Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo!

Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! is coming to HBO Max in October.
Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! is coming to HBO Max in October. Image source: Warner Bros. Animation

This direct-to-DVD (and streaming) Scooby-Doo movie should be another fun romp for the Mystery Inc. gang. But that’s not why Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! is getting so much attention. At long last, Velma is finally, explicit gay. She develops a crush on female costume designer Coco Diablo (Myrna Velasco) in this movie, and fans are loving it.

Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! begins streaming on HBO Max on October 15.


If you’re looking for more, here are all of our roundups of new releases on streaming:

We update these lists every month as the streaming services reveal their lineups.

Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.