Things We Can Look Forward To This Month

Here are a few things to look forward to in September . . .

1.  In sports:  The NFL season starts a week from today . . . there’s lots of college football too, including Penn State’s first game of the season tonight at Purdue . . . and tennis fans have the U.S. Open through September 12th.

 2.  In movies:  The live-action “Pinocchio” remake hits Disney+ next Thursday.  Then later this month, Jon Hamm’s Fletch reboot “Confess, Fletch” . . . “Don’t Worry Darling” with Harry Styles . . . “The Greatest Beer Run Ever” with a BUNCH of big names in it . . . and “Hocus Pocus 2” on September 30th.

3.  On TV:  Prime’s new “Lord of the Rings” series lands tonight at midnight, and Disney’s fourth live-action “Star Wars” series “Andor” premieres the 21st.

 It also seems like EVERY big TV show returns this month:  “Rick & Morty” . . . “Cobra Kai” . . . “Handmaid’s Tale” . . . “Atlanta” . . . “9-1-1” . . . “Dancing with the Stars” . . . “NCIS” . . . “The Voice” . . . “The Masked Singer” . . . the “Chicago” shows . . . the “Law & Order” shows . . . “Bob’s Burgers” . . . “Family Guy” . . . AND “The Simpsons”.

 4.  And finally, the holidays:  Monday is Labor Day.  Then there’s Beer Lovers Day on the 7th . . . Talk Like a Pirate Day on the 19th . . . Pepperoni Pizza Day on the 20th . . . the first day of fall on the 22nd . . . and the 29th is National Coffee Day.