The Best TV and Movies to Stream This Week: 'Euphoria,' 'Sex Appeal' and More

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With Prime Video, Hulu, Disney+, HBO Max, Paramount+, Netflix, Peacock, Discovery+ and even more streaming services, there’s no shortage of options when choosing your next binge-worthy show or the main event at movie night. However, sometimes the amount of great film and television available to stream can be overwhelming and lead to hours scrolling aimlessly, hoping to land on that perfect piece of content. 

Scroll no more! To help you out, we've rounded up the best movies and TV shows to stream right now -- including new arrivals, nostalgia-filled favorites and titles you may have missed the (well-deserved) hype on originally that are worth circling back for. 

From the long-awaited second season of HBO's Euphoria, to the final installation of the Hotel Transylvania franchise, we’ve got your content covered this week. For even more recommendations, make sure to check out our guide for everything new on Prime Video and Hulu in January.

Starring fan favorites and newcomers alike including Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Kathryn Hahn, Jim GaffiganZendayaHunter Schafer, Jacob Elordi, Ben AffleckLily Collins Nicole KidmanJavier BardemKeanu ReevesSarah Jessica Parker, and more, here are the best TV shows and movies to stream this week:


Peacemaker 

Peacemaker
HBO Max

John Cena returns as Peacemaker, but this time he’s hitting the small screen. HBO Max’s new Peacemaker series follows the former member of the Suicide Squad after recovering from Bloodsport’s bullet amidst the final action sequence of the second Suicide Squad film. The muscled and misguided hero is recruited to work on Project: Butterfly with a new team on a mission with questionable objectives. This shouldn’t be a problem for Peacemaker, who proudly believes in upholding peace at any cost, even (and sometimes especially) murder. 

The first episode of James Gunn’s Peacemaker premieres on HBO Max on Jan. 13. 

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Sex Appeal 

Sex Appeal
Jade Brennan/Hulu

Mika Abdalla, Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Jake Short and Paris Jackson star in this new original film from Hulu. Sex Appeal follows perfectionist teen Avery Hansen-White, who sets out to master her sexuality after her long distance boyfriend suggests taking their relationship to the next level.

This teen comedy has hilarious jokes and plenty of heart, and it's available to stream on Hulu starting Jan. 14.

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Wolf Like Me

Wolf Like Me
Mark Rogers/Peacock

This new dramedy series follows Frozen star Josh Gad and Isla Fisher as Gary and Mary. When Mary crashes her car into the struggling single father, causing his daughter to begin experiencing a panic attack, the pair share what could be called the furthest thing from a “meet-cute.” Against all odds, the sparks seem to just keep flying from there. But the recently widowed Gary isn’t the only one with baggage in this unlikely relationship. And judging from the trailer, Mary’s problems seem a tad hairier than average. 

All six episodes of this genre-bending series premiere on Peacock Jan. 13. 

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Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania
Sony Pictures Animation

The fourth and final chapter of the Hotel Transylvania franchise is bidding farewell with a bang. Hotel Transylvania: Transformania follows our favorite ferocious monsters as they’re transformed into human versions of themselves (with a few monstrous exceptions) by Van Helsing the monster-hunter’s Monsterification Ray. In their new and unfamiliar bodies, the now powerless Drac and an overzealous monster-fied Johnny team up to travel internationally on the hunt for a cure. Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Kathryn Hahn, Jim Gaffigan, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon and more fan favorites return in the final installation of Hotel Transylvania. 

Although originally intended to have a full theatrical release in 2021, Hotel Transylvania: Transformania will now premiere exclusively on Prime Video on Jan. 14.

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Euphoria 

Euphoria
Eddy Chen/HBO

The Emmy-winning HBO drama starring Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Jacob Elordi and more is back for its sophomore season, and the pressure is certainly on. After an extra-long hiatus due to the ongoing pandemic, Rue, Jules, Kat, Maddy, Nate and the rest of our favorite reckless love and drug-obsessed teens will finally return to us on Jan. 9. 

Catch new episodes of Euphoria streaming weekly on HBO Max starting Jan 9. 

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The Book of Boba Fett 

The Book of Boba Fett
Lucasfilm

Disney+’s follow-up to their hit Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, follows the legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett (first introduced to us in Star Wars: Episode V -- The Empire Strikes Back) and mercenary Fennec Shand as the duo navigate the galaxy’s underworld and return to Tatooine to lay claim to the former territory of Jabba the Hutt. 

You can catch new episodes of The Book of Boba Fett streaming weekly on Disney+

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The Tender Bar

The Tender Bar
Claire Folger/ © 2021 Amazon Content Services LLC 

George Clooney is in the director's chair for this film adaptation of J.R. Moehringer’s 2005 novel of the same name. The Tender Bar stars Daniel Ranieri, Tye Sheridan, and Ron Livingston all playing J.R. Moehringer in different phases of his life. The film follows the young boy as he moves into his grandfather’s house in Long Island, New York and finds himself taken under the wing of his uncle Charlie, played by Ben Affleck. This coming-of-age drama has already received some award attention, including a Golden Globe nomination for Affleck, and is definitely worth the stream if you’re looking for a film to get you in your feelings. 

Watch it now on Prime Video

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Star Trek: Prodigy

Star Trek: Prodigy
Nickelodeon/Paramount+ 

The final five episodes of the animated Star Trek series are finally here. Star Trek: Prodigy follows a group of young aliens who, upon discovering an abandoned Starfleet vessel, head out to explore the universe and search for adventure together. No need to fret about these final five episodes of season one being the last, because the U.S.S. Protostar’s alien crew are already renewed for more adventures in 2022. 

Watch the entire first season of Star Trek: Prodigy out now on Paramount+.

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The Matrix Resurrections

The Matrix Resurrections
Warner Bros. Pictures

Original Matrix stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss are back in the upcoming Matrix film, The Matrix Resurrections. Nearly 20 years after Neo first chose the red pill, the newest chapter in his journey begins. The film picks back up inside the blue-pilled version of the Matrix, with Neo re-introduced as Thomas A. Anderson. Thomas has been having dreams "that weren't just dreams" and soon enough, he's crossing paths with Trinity. The pair are then swiftly thrust back into the slo-mo, sci-fi, bullet-stopping action that always seems to find them. Alongside the film's original stars, Neil Patrick HarrisPriyanka ChopraJessica HenwickYahya Abdul-Mateen II and Jonathan Groff will be joining the Matrix universe in The Matrix Resurrections

The Matrix 4 is out in theaters now, and available to stream for a 30-day period following its Dec. 22 premiere on HBO Max. 

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Emily in Paris 

Emily in Paris
CAROLE BETHUEL/NETFLIX

Our favorite fashion-forward expat is back and wearing more beret’s than ever. Season 1 ended with marketing executive Emily Cooper and her upstairs neighbor and highly skilled chef Gabriel (finally!) getting together in light of his break up. Emily also made some progress at work and in her new career as a semi-accidental influencer, meanwhile Emily’s (sort of) only friend, Mindy, has lost her job and unofficially moved in. Season 2 promises plenty of drama, Parisian romance, and the second-hand embarrassment of watching Emily struggle to fit in with the French. 

You can watch all 10 episodes of season 2 of Emily in Paris now on Netflix.

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Being the Ricardos

Being the Ricardos
Prime Video

This non-traditional Lucille Ball biopic, directed by the Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, stars Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem. The film focuses on a week-long, controversy-packed period of the iconic celebrity couple’s life, wherein Lucy is investigated by the House of Un-American Activities Committee for ties to communism, and Desi becomes a scandalous subject in the tabloids. Being the Ricardos boasts a star-studded supporting cast, including Tony Hale, J.K. Simmons, Alia Shawkat and more.

Being the Ricardos began its theatrical run on Dec. 10, but as of Dec. 21. is available to stream on Prime Video. 

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1883

1883
Emerson Miller/Paramount+

Paramount+ is taking us back into the Yellowstone universe-- way back. This prequel to the popular Paramount Network show, Yellowstone, takes place long before the Dutton family controlled the largest swath of cattle land in America. 1883 follows the Duttons as they head west through the Great Plains to stake their claim on part of “untamed America” back in, you guessed it, 1883. This wild western series stars Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Isabel May, LaMonica Garrett, Billy Bob Thornton and more. Most recently announced to be making an appearance in the highly anticipated drama is Tom Hanks, slated to have a brief guest spot as Civil War General George Meade.

1883 premieres exclusively on Paramount+ on Sunday, Dec. 19.

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ET and Paramount+ are both subsidiaries of ViacomCBS.


RENO 911!: The Hunt for QAnon

RENO 911!: The Hunt for QAnon
Comedy Central

The RENO 911! cast is reuniting in an attempt to take on QAnon. This upcoming special follows the deputies of the Reno Sheriff’s Department as they search for Q, the head of QAnon, and eventually end up trapped at sea on a QAnon cruise. Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Cedric Yarbrough, Carlos Alazraqui, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Niecy Nash, are all set to return, along with later additions to the show, Mary Birdsong and Ian Roberts. Fans of the original series, feature film and Quibi reboot, and newcomers alike should enjoy this hilarious and timely Paramount+ original spinoff.

And be sure to catch up on all six seasons of RENO 911! Streaming now on Paramount+. 

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ET and Paramount+ are both subsidiaries of ViacomCBS.


The Real Housewives of Miami

The Real Housewives of Miami
Eugene Gologursky/Peacock

Miami’s favorite housewives are back and shadier than ever in this new season of The Real Housewives of Miami– the first in over 8 years! Original Housewives Larsa Pippen and Alexia Echevarria are back, alongside seasons 2 and 3 star Lisa Hochstein, plus some new faces like Guerdy Abraira, Dr. Nicole Martin and Julia Lemigova, who is the franchise's first LGBTQ+ Housewife to identify openly from the start of her stint on the show. The trailer promises a spicy reunion for the wives filled with the typical Real Housewives drama, just kicked up a notch for the 2021 version. Real Housewives and reality TV fans alike should be sure to check out this long-awaited reboot. 

You can catch up on the first three seasons of The Real Housewives of Miami, and stream season 4 now on Peacock. 

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Days of our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas

Days of our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas
Evans Vestal Ward/Peacock

 
If you didn’t catch the limited Days of our Lives series: Beyond Salem, then you’ve definitely got some catching up to do this holiday season. Peacock’s new holiday special, Days of our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas will follow Will Horton (Chandler Massey) as he tries to finish a screenplay before the Christmas Eve deadline. Covering all the classic Christmas movie tropes, Will crafts a holiday-centric story involving all his family and friends in Salem, but with plenty of twists and turns that only Days of our Lives could bring us. Alison Sweeney will reprise her long-running role as Sami Brady, alongside Camila Banus, Ari Zucker, Raven Bowens, Eric Martsolf, Billy Flynn, Paul Telfer, Lindsay Arnold, Lucas Adams, Carson Boatman, Greg Rikaart, and Dan Feuerriegel. Days of our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas premieres on Dec. 16. 

You can stream Days of our Lives: A Very Salem Christmasalong with Days of our Lives: Beyond Salemon Peacock.

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With Love

With Love
Prime Video

From the creator of Netflix' One Day at a Time comes With Love, a rom-com style series set to debut all five episodes on Dec. 17. The show spans multiple holidays and follows siblings Lily and Jorge Jr. two members of the Diaz family looking for love amidst the family and not-so-family-friendly festivities surrounding Christmas Eve/Nochebuena, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, the Fourth of July, and Dia de los Muertos. The series stars Emeraude Toubia, Rome Flynn, Constance Marie, Mark Indelicato and more.

You can catch this festive rom-com series on Prime Video.

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Michael Buble’s Christmas in the City

Michael Buble’s Christmas in the City
Will Heath/NBC

Michael Buble is taking over Saturday Night Live’s stage for an evening to spread some Christmas cheer. The singer’s newest Christmas special features some familiar celebrity faces, including fellow 30 Rock resident Jimmy Fallon, pop singer and Cinderella star Camila Cabello and an appearance by Ted Lasso’s Hannah Waddingham, dressed as what can only be described as Holiday Barbie personified. Michael Buble’s Christmas in the City has all your favorite yuletide tunes, so don’t miss out on this holiday celebration hosted by the king of Christmas himself. 

You can watch the NBC special, Michael Buble’s Christmas in the City on Peacock or Hulu. 

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And Just Like That 

And Just Like That
Craig Blankenhorn / HBO Max

Our ladies (minus one) are back and better (dressed) than ever! The Sex and the City reboot, And Just Like That, will see the return of many familiar faces including Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, alongside the series’ most popular romantic partners like Chris Noth, Evan Handler and David Eigenberg. The show picks up over a decade from where it left off, with Carrie, Charlotte and Miranda navigating life, love and grief in their 50s.

And Just Like That is streaming exclusively on HBO Max. 

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The Housewives of the North Pole

The Housewives of the North Pole
Natalie Cass/Peacock

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum Kyle Richards and Breaking Bad actress Betsy Brandt star in this festive and fun holiday film. Richards and Brandt play pals Trish and Diana. The self-identifying “Christmas Queens” of their small town have won the Best Holiday House decorating competition for nine years straight, and are planning on a tenth when a sudden argument begins, causing the dynamic duo to split. The entire town becomes embroiled in the feud between friends, attracting the attention of a writer who hopes to turn the story into an expose. The film also stars Kyle Selig, Jearnest Corchado, Carlos Ponce, Alec Mapa and Damon Dayoub.

You can catch The Housewives of the North Pole on Peacock. 

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Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne

Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne
Apple TV+

This holiday season, Peanuts fans are in for quite the treat. Apple TV+ is bringing audiences a new festive favorite to stream alongside A Charlie Brown Christmas. The new special, Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne, focuses on Lucy for a change. When Lucy’s grandma doesn’t visit for Christmas, she commits herself to throwing the best New Year’s Eve party ever. The whole gang ends up involved in the process, including Charlie Brown-- who’s busy battling with the concept of New Year's resolutions.  

Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne will stream exclusively on on Apple TV+.

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PEN15

PEN15
Hulu

Everyone's favorite middle school besties are back for season 2 part 2 of PEN15. This laugh out loud comedy show stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle as fictionalized 13-year old versions of themselves in the early 2000s. Everyone else in the cast is age appropriate, making Maya and Anna’s gross and cringe-worthy antics just that much more absurd. Sadly, this season will be this heartwarming and hilarious show’s last. 

Stream all new episodes of PEN15 on Hulu while you have the chance. 

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Harlem

Harlem
Prime Video

Harlem follows a tight-knit girl gang living in Harlem, NYC. stars Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Shoniqua Shandai, and Jerrie Johnson, this 10-episode series follows the women as they navigate, love, life and careers in their 30s. If the SATC And Just Like That reboot is making you nostalgic for a New-York-in-your-young-and-scrappy-30s-type of show, Harlem could be the solution. 

You can stream the entire first season of Harlem now on Prime Video

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Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues 

Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues 
Apple TV+

The queen of Christmas is back-- that’s right, following up last year’s spirited Christmas special, the sequel to Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas is here! Mariah’s 2020 Christmas special featured a whole gaggle of stars like Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson and more. This year’s special, Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues, is slated to have more magical guests, including singer Khalid and gospel icon Kirk Franklin, both of whom are featured on Mariah's newest single, "Fall in Love at Christmas.”

You can watch both of Mariah Carey’s Christmas specials now on Apple TV+

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A Charlie Brown Christmas 

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Apple TV+

‘Tis the season to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas! When Charlie Brown gets down about the capitalist nature of Christmas, Lucy suggests he direct the group’s annual Christmas play as an outlet. But when Charlie Brown picks out a small sapling for the play’s display-- the only real tree at the Christmas tree lot-- his friends ridicule his choice. But eventually everyone comes together to makeover the tree and decorate as a group to wish Charlie Brown a merry Christmas.

You can catch A Charlie Brown Christmas on Apple TV+

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The Sex Lives of College Girls

The Sex Lives of College Girls
HBO Max

Never Have I Ever creator Mindy Kaling teamed up with Brooklyn Nine-Nine writer Justin Noble for HBO Max's The Sex Lives of College Girls. The series follows four college freshmen-- one of whom it's important to note is played by Timothée Chalamet's sister, Pauline-- who room together at Essex College in Vermont. Kimberly, Leighton, Whitney and Bela all come from largely different backgrounds and perspectives, but they're all sharing the unforgettable experience of newfound freedom in the university environment-- and the uncertainty of what they should do in the face of it. Go on the wildest of journeys with The Sex Lives of College Girls, now streaming on HBO Max. 

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12 Dates of Christmas 

12 Dates of Christmas
HBO Max

12 Dates of Christmas took over the holidays last year, and it's back for round two. The dating show draws its inspiration directly from all the Holiday rom-coms we know and love. Three new eligible singles are searching for that perfect person to bring home for the holidays this season, encountering drama, romance, and (presumably) the magic of Christmas along the way. Season 2 of this festive series is streaming now on HBO Max.

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The Beatles: Get Back

The Beatles: Get Back
Photo courtesy of Apple Corps Ltd.

After over a year of delays due to the pandemic, what began as a film has now been transformed into a three-part series which takes an intimate look at The Beatles’ creative process, and the state of their personal relationships towards the end of their partnership. The docuseries is in part crafted from 60 hours of unseen footage and over 100 hours of unheard audio that’s been stored away all this time. 

Watch on Disney+


How The Grinch Stole Christmas! 

How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Universal Pictures

Though there’s been plenty of adaptations with this surly Seuss character, the original 1966 cartoon, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is an undeniable classic. The Grinch and his “two sizes too small” heart reside in a cave outside of Whoville, and one fateful Christmas eve, his hatred of the holiday gets the better of him, and the Grinch sets out to pull a reverse Santa Claus on the village. 

You can stream this cartoon short of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! on Peacock with a premium subscription for $5 monthly. 

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
Apple TV+

For those who don’t remember, in A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, the beloved and ever-so-bold Peppermint Patty decides to invite herself (and everyone else) to Charlie Brown's place for Thanksgiving, despite his plans to go visit his grandma for the occasion. Snoopy decides to step in and cook up his own version of a Thanksgiving meal with some help from Woodstock, and in the end everyone has a wonderful and popcorn-filled time. Yum! You can stream this nostalgia-filled holiday special on Apple TV+.

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King Richard

King Richard
Ryan Stetz / HBO

After over a year of delays due to the pandemic, King Richard has finally arrived to screens both big and small. The film follows the journey of Richard Williams as he raises his daughters into tennis icons. Based on the true story of Serena and Venus Williams’ childhood, the movie explores Richard’s experience with fatherhood and his efforts to secure his daughters’ futures in the sports world. While the odds seem stacked against them in the latest trailer, Richard appears certain that he has “the next two” Michael Jordans on his hands. And as we all now know, he was right. Catch this can't-miss sports and fatherhood flick in theaters and streaming on HBO Max.

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The Wheel of Time 

The Wheel of Time
Prime Video

Amazon's foray into the epic world of fantasy starts now. Starring Golden Globe-winning actress Rosamund Pike, The Wheel of Time, based on the popular novel series of the same name, follows Moiraine, who belongs to a powerful all-female organization in a world where she and other select women possess magical powers. Moiraine must embark on a vast adventure with five young men and women to discover which of them is prophesied to be the “Dragon” Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity. This fantastical series is streaming on Prime Video. 

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The Shrink Next Door 

The Shrink Next Door
Apple TV+

Apple TV+’s new thriller show, The Shrink Next Door, stars Paul Rudd and Will Ferrell, and is based on a true crime podcast by the same name. The story follows Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf and his longtime patient Martin “Marty” Markowitz as their bizarre doctor-patient relationship unfolds. As Marty evolves on his therapy journey, so does Dr. Ike, who grows progressively more involved in Marty’s life, moves into Marty’s Hamptons home, and makes a play for Marty’s family business. Kathryn Hahn and Casey Wilson also star in this twisted series. 

Watch on Apple+ 
 


Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

If you missed this chapter of the MCU in theaters, now is your chance to catch up. Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is now available to stream on Disney+! This action-packed superhero origin story follows Marvel’s first Asian protagonist, Shang-Chi, as he grows up training to be an assassin. He comes of age and attempts to leave behind a life of crime, but the terrorist organization by the name of Ten Rings comes calling, and Shang-Chi finds his father, Wenwu-- AKA The Mandarin-- at the helm of the entire evil operation. It’s jam-packed with new and familiar faces -- including Simu Liu, Awkwafina and Tony Leung Chiu-wai -- joining or reprising their MCU roles. 

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Carole Baskin’s Cage Fight 

Carole Baskin's Cage Fight
Discovery+

Carole Baskin’s Cage Fight explores the Big Cat Rescue CEO’s perspective on the events of Netflix’s Tiger King, and what she uncovers now that Joe Exotic’s G.W. Zoo is under her control. With her husband, Howard, retired homicide detective Griff Garrison, and Exotic’s own niece, Chealsi Putman, by her side, Carole Baskin goes inside Exotic’s former Oklahoma property to investigate possible animal abuse and the allegations of other heinous crimes some have claimed occurred there over the past decades.  

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Dr. Brain 

Dr. Brain
Apple TV+

Parasite’s Lee Sun-kyun stars in Apple TV+’s latest venture: a sci-fi mystery series called Dr. Brain. The show follows a genius scientist, Sewon, who is struggling after his family falls victim to a tragic and mysterious accident. In an attempt to discover the truth behind the incident, Sewon invents the process of “brain syncing,” and uses his innovation to access the brains of corpses, parsing through the deceased's memories for clues. This sci-fi mystery series is available to stream now on Apple TV+, with new episodes dropping weekly. 

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The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain
Amazon Prime Video

Cat lovers, this one’s for you. Prime Video’s imaginative biopic of artist Louis Wain makes its streaming premiere this week. The film follows the victorian-era artist, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, as he rises to prominence in his craft through creating colorful and somewhat kitschy portraits of cats, all while his mental health is in a constant state of decline. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain is fantastical in its cinematography and applies the eccentric nature of Wain’s work to the storytelling. 

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Dickinson

Dickinson
Apple TV+

The third season of this edgy reimagining of Emily Dickinson’s life drops this week. Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Dickinson reimagines the famous poet as a fiery and audacious teenager fighting against the patriarchal perimeters of her life at every turn, occasionally with the help of-- get this-- Whiz Khalifa. That’s just the start of the fantastic absurdity this series brings to the table. 

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Head of the Class

Head of the Class
Nicole Wilder/HBO Max

The 1980’s ABC sitcom, Head of the Class, is getting a 2021 makeover. The show follows a group of gifted high school students and their history teacher who helps guide them through this phase of their life and encourages them to see beyond their textbooks. The reboot stars One Day at a Time‘s Isabella Gomez, alongside Jorge Diaz, Jolie Hoang Rappaport, Gavin Lewis, Dior Goodjohn, Brandon Severs, Adrian Matthew Escalona, and Katie Beth Hall. You can stream all 10 episodes of the new Head of the Class now on HBO Max.

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Love Life

Love Life
Sarah Shatz / HBO

HBO Max’s flagship rom-com series returns with its second season and a new star: William Jackson Harper. The first season of the show followed Darby, played by Anna Kendrick, an anxious individual who struggles to maintain healthy romantic relationships. But as anthology shows such as this one go, Darby’s story is essentially wrapped up by the end of season 1, and now the series has moved on to a tangential friend in her life, Marcus Watkins, who finds himself unexpectedly dating again after his marriage comes to a sudden end. Even if you haven’t seen the first season of Love Life, you can easily jump in and watch Marcus explore romance and commitment in season 2. 

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Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin

Paranormal Activity
Courtesy Paramount Players

After six years, the next chapter of the Paranormal Activity series is here. The film follows Margot, played by Charmed's Emily Bader, who is looking for her biological parents. When Margot traces her mother’s path back to an Amish community, she brings a documentarian friend along to capture what she intends to be a heartwarming homecoming journey. But this remote community appears to be harboring more than just Margot’s long lost relatives.  

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Insecure

Insecure
Glen Wilson / HBO

Season 4 of Insecure left fans totally gobsmacked with its unexpected twists, and now the fifth and final season of the show is here, promising new turns and challenges for the beloved characters. The coming season will focus on Lawrence having a child, Issa and Molly’s friendship, and Molly’s relationship status. New episodes of Insecure air every Sunday on HBO, and are available to stream on HBO Max.

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Dune

Dune
Warner Bros. Pictures

Dune, based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction saga of the same name, follows Paul Atreides, played by Timothée Chalamet. Paul lives in the distant future in an intergalactic feudal society ruled by one all-powerful emperor. When his family is forced to relocate to the desert planet Arrakis, better known as Dune, they must fend off all types of enemies while overseeing the harvest of a precious and powerful spice. Timothée Chalamet stars alongside Oscar Isaac and Zendaya in this can’t-miss sci-fi spectacle, out now in theaters and on HBO Max. 

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What Happened, Brittany Murphy?

What Happened, Brittany Murphy?
James Devaney/WireImage/Getty Images

What Happened, Brittany Murphy? explores the life and death of ‘90s sweetheart and beloved actress, Brittany Murphy. The docuseries showcases new archival footage and interviews from the close friends and family of Brittany. The show examines the impacts of sexism in Hollywood and the toxic effects of tabloid culture, as well as how Brittany’s life and career were shaped by her marriage to late screenwriter Simon Monjack. This two-part docuseries is out now on HBO Max. 

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Welcome to the Blumhouse

Bingo Hell
Amazon

From the producers of Get Out and The Invisible Man, Amazon and Blumhouse’s horror series, Welcome to the Blumhouse, continues this year with four new films joining the streaming platform. Bingo Hell follows a spirited senior citizen who must fight against a sinister businessman to protect the residents of her low-income community. Black as Night is an action-horror hybrid set in New Orleans in which a teenager crafts a revenge plan against a horde of local vampires. The Manor tells the story of a sleepy nursing home in which an evil force is preying on the residents. Madres is about a young Mexican-American couple in the 1970’s who move to a small rural town to manage an isolated farm ahead of the birth of their first child. All of these films, including last year’s movies in Amazon’s Welcome to the Blumhouse series, are available to stream now. 

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Baker's Dozen

Baker's Dozen
Hulu

Hulu is finally hopping on the bake-off train with Baker’s Dozen. 13 bakers, some amateurs and some professional, gather and compete for a chance at a $5,000 grand prize. The show is broken into three rounds, the first centers around creativity and presentation, the second around taste, and the third round combines the two in a fantastical dessert mashup. Hosted by The Real’s Tamera Mowry-Housley and Former White House pastry chef, Bill Yosses, this delightful (and delicious) competition is streaming now on Hulu. 

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Unidentified with Demi Lovato 

Unidentified with Demi Lovato
Richie Knapp/Peacock

Demi Lovato is confident about their journey through the world of aliens. The pop singer is bringing their friend Matthew and sister Dallas along for the televised ride as they speak with leading experts, interview alien eyewitnesses, and conduct tests to search for the truth about UFOs in this four-part, extraterrestrial docuseries, streaming exclusively on Peacock.

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

I Know What You Did Last Summer
Amazon

Based on the Lois Duncan novel of the same name, I Know What You Did Last Summer follows a group of teenagers who, after a fatal car crash, feel as though they’re being haunted by their victim. The teens quickly realize that their perceived ghost is actually a serial killer who is stalking them, and the trailer suggests that it only gets crazier from there. The first season of I Know What You Did Last Summer is out now.

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The Morning Show, Season 2

The Morning Show
Apple TV+

TV's wildest and most watchable series is back for season in the morning show trenches. Alex Levy (Jennifer Aniston) and Bradley Jackson (Reese Witherspoon) must contend with even more drama on and off screen this year, with Holland Taylor, Hasan Minhaj and Julianna Margulies joining the cast. 

Watch on Apple TV+


Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Amazon Studios

Prom kings and queens and everyone in between, grab your tiaras and highest heels and tune in to The Jamie Show. Based on the musical of the same name, Everybody's Talking About Jamie stars Max Harwood as Jamie New, whose dream of attending prom in drag sends his small English town into a tizzy.

Watch on Prime Video


Cry Macho

Cry Macho
Warner Bros.

Cry Macho may sound like a movie Clint Eastwood would have directed and starred in the '70s, which is apt because that's when the drama is set. In it, Eastwood plays a one-time rodeo star who accepts a job escorting a boy (newcomer Eduardo Minett) home from Mexico. Macho-ness and some crying likely ensues.

Watch on HBO Max


Malignant

Malignant
Warner Bros.

Though he's currently under the sea shooting the Aquaman sequel, the latest from director James Wan is a return to form: With Malignant, he returns to his Insidious and Conjuring roots for a horror flick about a woman (Annabelle Wallis) whose imaginary friend may or may not be committing grisly murders.

Watch on HBO Max


Lucifer, Season 6

Lucifer
Netflix

The devil is in the details -- and in his final season, as Netflix wraps up the story of TV's most charming fallen angel (Tom Ellis). And though he's been resurrected once before, this time it's ending for good. So, will Lucifer become God? And will he and Chloe (Lauren German) get a happy ending? Tune in to say goodbye.

Watch on Netflix


Cinderella

Cinderella
Amazon Studios

At long last, a Cinderella story featuring the music of Janet Jackson, Ed Sheeran and JLO. Camila Cabello stars as titular princess in this modern retelling/jukebox musical from writer-director Kay Cannon, with Billy Porter as her fairy godmother, Idina Menzel as her wicked stepmother and Nicholas Galitzine as her Prince Charming.

Watch on Prime Video


Happier Than Ever

Happier Than Ever
Disney

Who could have predicted Disney+ would be the go-to streamer for your favorite pop star's new projects? First there was Beyoncé with Black Is King, then Taylor Swift with her intimate Folklore concert film, now it's Billie Eilish's turn. Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles sees her performing every song from her latest album -- in order -- from L.A.'s legendary Hollywood Bowl.

Watch on Disney+


Only Murders in the Building

One Murders in the Building
Hulu

Steve Martin. Martin Short. Selena Gomez. Need we say more? The comedic voices of two different generations (Wizards of Waverly Place was seminal) united for a true crime-inspired comedy about neighbors recording a podcast while attempting to solve a murder in their Upper West Side apartment building. Can they solve the mystery before one of them ends up dead too?

Watch on Hulu


Cruella

Cruella
Disney

Who was Cruella de Vil before she became the puppy murderer we all know and love? As played by Emma Stone in this origin story, she's an aspiring fashion designer named Estrella. You'll have to tune in to find out how Dalmatians factor in, but expect endless over-the-top costumes and appearances by other beloved characters, too. Now available to all Disney+ subscribers.

Watch on Disney+


Vacation Friends

Vacation Friends
20th Century Studios

What happens on vacation doesn't stay on vacation in this raunchy comedy about a newly engaged couple (Lil Rel Howery and Yvonne Orji) who befriend a pair of partiers (John Cena and Meredith Hagner) in Mexico -- but regret it when the tequila-chugging, jet ski-crashing twosome show up at their wedding.

Watch on Hulu


The Other Two, Season 2

The Other Two
HBO Max

The funniest show on TV makes the jump to HBO Max for its second season, in which struggling actor Cary (Drew Tarver) and wannabe manager Brooke (Heléne Yorke) not only have to deal with their little brother's overnight fame but their mom's (Molly Shannon) new daytime talk show!

Watch on HBO Max


iCarly

iCarly
Nickelodeon

Lizzie McGuire may not be getting the grown up reboot of our dreams but iCarly, with Miranda Cosgrove reprising her role as the titular influencer 10 years after the Nickelodeon series ended, successfully pulled it out. Season 1 is now streaming full as Carly navigates dating and other 20-something drama in the social media age.

Watch on Paramount+


Reminiscence

Reminiscence
Warner Bros.

Hugh Jackman's private investigator exists in a not-so-far-off future, where global warming has submerged the city of Miami and sci-fi tech allows you to escape into better memories from the past. That's how he becomes entangled with a missing femme fatale (Rebecca Ferguson) in Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy's feature debut.

Watch on HBO Max


Truth Be Told, Season 2

Truth Be Told
Apple TV+

Octavia Spencer is back as true crime podcaster Poppy Parnell and investigating a new case that involves her childhood friend-turned-media mogul. That's where Kate Hudson comes in, for her first-ever starring TV gig. (If you don't count the string of guest star appearances she did on Glee.)

Watch on Apple TV+


The Chair

The Chair
Netflix

If Sandra Oh's on it, we're watching: Grey's Anatomy, Killing Eve, and now The Chair, a dramedy in which she plays the first woman to chair her department at the prestigious Pembroke University. Jay Duplass and Holland co-star, with Amanda Peet serving as showrunner on her first series.

Watch on Netflix


CODA

CODA
Apple TV+

The only hearing person in her family, high schooler Ruby (Locke & Key's Emilia Jones) comes of age when she discovers a passion for music. (The title is short for "Child of Deaf Adults.") CODA was the breakout film at Sundance this year and is now streaming, co-starring Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur and Daniel Durant.

Watch on Apple TV+


Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 2

Star Trek: Lower Decks
Paramount+

If Eugene Cordero was your breakout star of Loki, then you can get a lot more of him aboard the U.S.S. Cerritos, as Ensigns Mariner (Tawny Newsome), Boimler (Jack Quaid), Rutherford (Cordero) and Tendi (Noël Wells) return for a new season of animated hijinks on a journey to live long and prosper.

Watch on Paramount+


Schmigadoon!

Schmigadoon
Apple TV+

From the streamer that brought Ted Lasso into your life comes another winsome comedy starring two comedians who deserve the world: Cecily Strong (an undersung hero of SNL) and Keegan-Michael Key play a couple who find themselves trapped in a musical from the '40s and unable to escape until they find true love. Season finale now streaming.

Watch on Apple TV+


Jungle Cruise

Jungle Cruise
Disney

Based on the beloved Disney attraction, the adventure stars Emily Blunt as Dr. Lily Houghton, a turn of the century researcher who travels to the Amazon in search of a legendary tree with the ability to cure all known maladies. There, she hires a hapless riverboat skipper named Frank (Dwayne Johnson), to take her down the river. Punnery ensues. 

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FBOY Island

FBOY Island
HBO Max

Have fun explaining this title to your mom. Hosted by comedian Nikki Glaser, the series drops three single gals onto an island with a cavalcade of guys who are either genuinely looking for love -- or are f**kboys, which in this case means they're just there for the cash (but probably wouldn't turn down a FBOY With Benefits sitch). The women must figure out who's who. As for us? We're already in love with this dumb, dumb program.

Watch on HBO Max


Ted Lasso, Season 2

Ted Lasso
Apple TV+

Everybody's favorite "football" coach is back for another season of kindness, biscuits and some sports, too. Following a history-making Emmy nominations haul, season 2 gets rom-commyy for Keeley (Juno Temple) and Roy (Brett Goldstein) while Ted (Jason Sudeikis) and AFC Richmond fight to prove themselves on the pitch. 

Watch on Apple TV+


Black Widow

Black Widow
Marvel Studios

Scarlett Johansson's original Avenger finally gets her own solo film: A globetrotting spy thriller that sees Natasha on the run and teaming up her "sister," Yelena (Florence Pugh), to take on a comic book baddie named Taskmaster. Rachel Weisz co-stars as a fellow Widow-turned-shady scientist with David Harbour as the Russian super soldier, Red Guardian. 

Watch on Disney+


Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl
HBO Max

She's baaaaaack. Everyone's favorite digital tattletale has moved on from Serena and Blair to sink her claws into a new clique in this continuation of the iconic series -- with a twist. Kristen Bell returns as the voice of Gossip Girl, alongside a sexy new cast of Upper East Siders.

Watch on HBO Max


Rugrats

Rugrats
Nickelodeon

It's the same Rugrats you loved with a kid, just for the 21 century. The iconic '90s cartoon returns with a CG- makeover, but while it may look different, it will sound the same: Tommy Pickles and his pint-sized friends are all voiced by the same actors from when you were young, ready to embark on new adventures.

Watch on Paramount+


Friends and The Reunion

Friends
HBO Max

Your favorite Central Perk sextet is streaming on HBO Max, and there's no better time to binge the entire series than with the debut of the years-in-the-making reunion. Catch up with Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Chandler, Joey and Ross, check in on Ugly Naked Guy, grab a coffee from Gunther and figure out, once and for all, if they were really "on a break."

Watch on HBO Max


Bridgerton

Bridgerton
Netflix

While it’s being liked to Gossip Girl meets Downton Abbey, Bridgerton is a true Shondaland original. The ensemble series about high society kicks off as Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor), the eldest daughter of the revered and expansive Bridgerton family, makes her debut in London’s marriage market and become the subject of the mysterious Lady Whistledown’s scandal sheet.

Watch on Netflix


The Flight Attendant

The Flight Attendant
HBO Max

If you haven't caught The Flight Attendant yet, it's time to get on board. Kaley Cuoco returns to TV for her first live-action role since The Big Bang Theory in this HBO Max mystery, playing Cassie, a flight attendant who wakes up after a night of drunken sex with a handsome stranger (Michiel Huisman), only to find her lover gruesomely murdered in her hotel bed.

Watch on HBO Max


Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek Discovery
Paramount+

Disco'sthird season picked up after a game-changing cliffhanger, when Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the USS Discovery crew blasted off 930 years into the future. Season 3 also welcomed the franchise’s first transgender and non-binary characters, plus a mysterious ally, Cleveland "Book" Booker (David Ajala), and his furry companion, a cat named Grudge.

Watch on Paramount+


Hamilton

Hamilton
Disney+

The beloved (and 11-time Tony-winning) Broadway musical is finally available to watch at home, offering fans a composite of several productions of the hip-hop founding father saga recorded at the Richard Rodgers Theatre with the original 2016 cast, which includes Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Philippa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Daveed Diggs and more.

Watch on Disney+


Survivor

Survivor
CBS

Twenty years after its premiere season, Survivor has continued to outwit, outplay and outlast, delivering some of reality TV's most grueling challenges and compelling personalities. Stream every season of the ultimate competition show on Paramount+ now.

Watch on Paramount+

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