What to watch: July 16-22
Wondering what to watch? Here’s the scoop on what you’ll want to watch as you head into this weekend and next week, on network and cable TV, streaming and on-demand. Whatever your platform (HBO, Showtime, Acorn, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu), we’ve got you covered. What to watch. Plus, check out what’s new on Blu-ray and DVD, and the hot new movies releasing this week. Let’s go watch!
All Eastern hours.
FRIDAY July 16
Turner & Hooch
Remember the 1980s cinematic comedy with Tom hanks young detective and big slobbery dog? Well it was remade as a TV series with Josh peck (yes, from the old Nickelodeon show Drake and Josh) as the American Marshall – the son of Hanks’ character in the original film – who inherits an unruly crime-solving dog (Disney +).
Six-part docuseries examine the musical history of two living legends, Paul McCartney and super-producer Rick rubin, as they engage in extensive in-depth discussions about their music, influences, and how their careers have overlapped (Hulu).
SATURDAY July 17
I have never
Producer Mindy KalingThe coming-of-age comedy – based in part on his childhood in the Boston area and the death of his father – returns for season two with Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as a Native American teenager facing more pressures from high school and drama at home (Netflix).
Chief Robert irving hosts this new competition in which five chefs of the kitchen are transported to majestic “gastronomic destinations” around the world (via LED wallpapers) to prepare the best dishes of this place with local ingredients (Discovery +).
SUNDAY July 18
Stars of the series in 10 episodes of the black comedy Harriett walter and Frances o’connor in the story of a three-generation family whose members grapple with a certain dimension of the question of how to die with dignity (8 p.m., Showtime).
Jerusalem: city of faith and fury
Actor Ewan McGregor tells this new six-part series examining one of the most controversial cities in history through six epic conflicts that have shaped and defined it over the past 3,000 years (10 p.m., CNN).
MONDAY July 19
Laces for Christmas
A little early for Christmas? Not for Hallmark, where Christmas movies seem to always be in season. This one, originally released in 2018, features the former Part of five and A life to live actress Jessica morris, in the same way Mia Topalian in a story about a self-centered teenage girl who (you guessed it) discovers the meaning of Christmas when she volunteers at a homeless shelter (streaming on Hallmark Movies Now).
Fast & Furious franchise star Michelle rodriguez hosts — alongside the rally champion Wyatt knox—This new competition in which elite pilots (from drift champions to hotshot YouTubers) put their skills to the test on a massive 60-acre compound filled with obstacles (9:00 PM, Discovery).
TUESDAY July 20
In their own words: Pope Francis
Find out what experiences have led Jorge bergoglio to the highest office of the Catholic Church, using archival footage, photos and his own words. He’s kicking off this new weekly series about some of the world’s most transformative people (8 p.m., PBS).
Man versus History
Follow the famous local storyteller and historian Bill lepp as he travels the country to uncover the truth behind the mysteries and legends of American history, investigating (and sometimes debunking) subjects and iconic figures like Billy the kid, Johnny Apple, Davy crockett and Harry houdini (10 p.m., History).
WEDNESDAY July 21
Married at first sight
Three-hour episode kicks off season 13 of the hit reality series, which travels to Texas for 10 brave new singles to meet their new spouses at the altar and say ‘yes’ moments after their first face-to-face meetings to face. . Which new couples will thrive and which will dive? (8 p.m., for life).
Behind the attraction
Peek beyond the curtains of Disney parks in this 10-episode series to find out how the Imagineers created magic at the Haunted Mansion, the Twilight Zone of Terror, Space Mountain, Jungle Cruise, It’s a Small World, and other classic and contemporary rides and attractions (Disney +).
THURSDAY July 22
Bizarre Food America
Host Andrew Zimmern finds that Pittsburg has a taste for mixing history with cutting edge contemporary culinary traditions, tasting stuffed cabbage and braunschweiger, goat heart tartare and other unique Steel City dishes (9:00 p.m., Cooking Channel ).
Ultra City Smiths
Kristen bell and her husband, Dax sheppard, more Ali shawkat, Tim meadows, Terry o’quinn, Debra Winger, Luis Guzman, John C. Reilly, Baby Neuwirth and Tom is waiting are part of the vocal cast of this wacky stop-motion comedy-crime-thriller series – about a group of dolls that function like adults (AMC +).
AT THE MOVIE THEATER
Why would a bunch of good-looking young people come back to a deadly do-or-die game, where getting out alive depends on their instincts and their will to survive? Maybe because the previous movie about them, made for a paltry $ 9 million, grossed nearly 15 times the profit. Watch Escape Game: Tournament of Champions to find out how everything is going.
The power of the star is underpowered and the title makes it a little dark, but Die in a shootout is actually a gangster-centric spin on the timeless Romeo and Juliet themes of romance, revenge and betrayal… and a pair of cursed lovers. Alexandria Daddario, which appeared in the Percy Jackson series of films and which had a recurring role in the NBC comedy-drama Parenthood, is the main attraction.
Space Jam: a new legacy-a sequel to the 1996 hit starring basketball legend Michael jordan—Shows the circles icon James lebron mix it up on the pitch with the animated Looney Toons superstars Rabbit with insects, Pig porky, Daffy duck, Elmer fudd, Tweety Bird and other cartoon characters.
NEW ON DVD
Chris rock and Samuel L. Jackson are on the gruesome trail of a killer whose job reminds them of the city’s grisly past in Spiral (Lionsgate Home Entertainment), the latest installment in the lucrative mystery-horror Seen franchise.