5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend Presented by State Farm®

By Andie Hagemann

Strike up the band for these five fantastic titles coming to your TV (and assorted streaming devices) this weekend! On Friday, Raven pulls out all the stops for an important client on a brand-new episode of Raven’s Home, airing on Disney Channel, followed by the arrival of Drumline on Disney+ that same day. Prepare for a battle royal when Maleficent: Mistress of Evil airs Saturday on Freeform as part of the network’s “31 Nights of Halloween” event. And on Sunday night, don’t miss all new episodes of Celebrity Jeopardy and The Rookie, both airing on ABC.

From left to right, actor Emmy Liu-Wang stands behind a black desk and wears a white lab coat and goggles. On the desk are beakers with bright liquids. Actors Issac Ryan Brown and Felix Avitia stand at the edge of the desk. Brown wears a white, red, and blye sweater with a black T-shirt. Avitia wears a teal button-down shirt with pineapples wearing sunglasses. They look at a reporter covered in suds.

Raven’s Home—Friday, October 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel 

Raven (Raven-Symoné) receives the opportunity of lifetime to design a wedding gown for a very important client. With her reputation on the line, she’s pulling out all the stops to make the client’s dream dress happen. Meanwhile, Booker (Issac Ryan Brown) has a vision that Ivy (Emmy Liu Wang) is hindering her mom’s campaign.

From left to right, actors Leonard Roberts and Nick Cannon point one drum stick in each other’s face while their drums and bodies face one another. Roberts wears a gray, half-zipped, ribbed sweater, and black pants. Cannon wears a navy tracksuit with gray stripes down the arm, torso, and leg. Behind them are tables or recording equipment and abstract artwork painted on white walls.

Drumline—Friday, October 7, on Disney+ 

Devon Miles (Nick Cannon), a talented street drummer from Harlem, sets his sights on the high-stakes world of show-style marching bands. After enrolling in Atlanta A&T University, he quickly bumps heads with the new leader of the drum section and realizes that it takes more than talent to be the best. The film also stars Zoe Saldaña, Orlando Jones, Leonard Roberts, and Shay Roundtree.

Actor Angelina Jolie portrays Maleficent with a long, black sleeveless gown and black, horned headpiece. Attached to her body are enormous bird-like wings with two sharp horns on each side. Behind her are large, red smoke clouds in the sky.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil—Saturday, October 8, at 11:25 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform 

Upon the engagement of Aurora (Elle Fanning) and Prince Philip (Harris Dickinson), Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) travels to a grand old castle to meet Aurora’s future in-laws. The two families butt heads and Queen Ingrith (Michelle Pfeiffer) hatches a devious plan to destroy the land’s fairies. To thwart the plan, Maleficent teams up with a group of outcasts to battle the queen and her army. Sam Riley, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, and Imelda Staunton also star in the film.

Actor Constance Wu smiles and stands at a large podium with a glass top. She wears a white, cropped T-shirt and tan pants with a black pattern. She holds a buzzer in her right hand. Behind her is a bright blue backdrop.

Celebrity Jeopardy—Sunday, October 9, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC 

Hosted by Mayim Bialik, three more celebrities square off for bragging rights and donations for their selected charities. Fresh Off the Boat’s Constance Wu, The Mindy Project’s Ike Barinholtz, and ESPN analyst Jalen Rose test their wits while battling for a spot in the semifinal round.

Actor Nathan Fillion smirks and sits in a wooden chair next to a long wooden desk. He wears a black cop uniform with two white chevrons embroidered on his right sleeve. His left arm rests on the top of the desk and his right arm rests on his right thigh. At the front of the room is an American flag along with a large wooden podium and a large chalkboard hanging on the wall. Two male officers stand on each side of the podium and look at Fillion.

The Rookie—Sunday, October 9, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC 

The student becomes the teacher in this week’s new episode. Officer John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) is assigned his first rookie, Officer Celina Juarez (Lisseth Chavez). However, her unconventional approach to police work poses an unusual challenge for him.