This weekend, David Fincher directs Ben Affleck in the film adaptation of the best-selling novel "Gone Girl," Netflix is streaming the first season of "The Originals" just in time for its Season 2 premiere October 6, and "Homeland" returns for its fourth season this Sunday night on Showtime.

Weekend Watchlist: 'Gone Girl,' 'The Originals,' 'Homeland,' & More


Also in theaters this weekend:
  • Directed by Jason Reitman, "Men, Women & Children" follows a group of teenagers and their parents attempting to navigate the effects of the internet on their relationships and life. The film's ensemble cast features Jennifer Garner, Adam Sandler, Ansel Elgort, and more.
  • "Left Behind" stars Nicolas Cage as one of the few survivors left after millions of people suddenly vanish and leave the world to total chaos and destruction.
  • "The Good Lie" stars Reese Witherspoon as an employment agency counselor who forever changes the lives of Sudanese refugees who have recently resettled in Kansas.
  • In "Annabelle," a couple begin to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.

Also on TV this weekend:
  • "Last Man Standing" returns for its 4th season with back-to-back episodes (ABC, 8p ET Fri.).
  • The stand-up special "Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store" premieres (HBO, 10p ET Sat.).
  • "The Graham Norton Show" makes its season premiere (BBC America, 11p ET Saturday).
  • Sarah Silverman hosts "Saturday Night Live" with guests Maroon 5 (NBC, 11:30p ET Saturday).
  • The animated comedy series "Bob's Burgers" returns for its fifth season (Fox, 7:30p ET Sun.).
  • "Mulaney" is the newest sitcom from producer Lorne Michaels (Fox, 9:30p ET Sunday).