Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of August 20th: Ghoul Premieres on Netflix, Preacher Wraps Up Its Third Season

By | August 19, 2018

Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice.

This week, the Indian-language (with English subtitles) horror mini-series Ghoul has its premiere on Netflix. Here is the tagline for the series: “A newly minted military interrogator arrives at a covert detention center to discover that some of the terrorists held there are not of this world”. All three episodes of the mini-series will be available for streaming on Friday. Wrapping up this week is AMC’s Preacher which will have its third season finale on Sunday. There is not word yet on whether that one will return for a fourth year. Apart from that, it is another slow week as only a few Summer entries remain on the schedule. But the Fall seasons kicks off in early September and will ramp up pretty quickly with over forty shows returning / debuting over the next few months. You can get a preview of that schedule at this link.

Prime Time Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Aug 20 – Aug 26:
Links are to the show pages on this site with additional series info and current status. Broadcast/Cable Listings Source:

Monday August 20
Salvation (CBS) 9:00-10:00

Tuesday August 21
The Outpost (CW) 9:00-10:00

Wednesday August 22
Castle Rock (Hulu) Streaming

Thursday August 23
No Genre Entries

Friday August 24
Outcast (MAX) 9:00-10:00
Wynonna Earp (Syfy) 9:00-10:00
Starhunter (El Rey) 10:00-11:00
Killjoys (Syfy) 10:00-11:00
Ghoul (Netflix) Streaming Series Premiere

Saturday August 25
No Genre Entries

Sunday August 26
Fear the Walking Dead (AMC) 9:00-10:00
Preacher (AMC) 10:00-11:00 Season Finale
Into the Badlands (AMC) 10:00-11:00 On Hiatus
The Talking Dead (AMC) 11:00-12:00

Streaming Premieres
Ghoul (Netflix) Streaming Friday, Series Premiere

You can see the complete list of streaming shows at this link

Schedule Notes: If a show is listed as On Hiatus, that means that it is taking a break of more than two episodes in a row. If a streaming series is included in the listings after its premiere date, then it releases new episodes once per week on that day as opposed to releasing its entire season at one time.

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