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John Cena Brings Peacemaker to HBO Max, Wolf Like Me Bows on Peacock

ALSO: My Mom, Your Dad, The Journalist, HBO Max's Station Eleven finale, and more.
  • Photos: HBO Max, Peacock.
    Photos: HBO Max, Peacock.

    Streaming dominates the day with a host of high-profile releases, including John Cena’s Peacemaker, new Peacock dramedy Wolf Like Me, and the Season 2 finale of The Challenge: All Stars. Plus, Yvonne Orji hosts reality series My Mom, Your Dad, Netflix adapts Japanese film The Journalist into an original series, and Station Eleven ends its run on HBO Max. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Thursday:

    Peacemaker: Series premiere. John Cena brings DC's Peacemaker, whom he first portrayed in James Gunn’s 2021 film The Suicide Squad, to HBO Max in this series about a vainglorious anti-hero who believes in peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it. Danielle Brooks, Freddie Stroma, Jennifer Holland, and Steve Agee also star. Watch trailer. Streaming on HBO Max

    The Challenge: All Stars: Season finale. One final challenge stands between the competitors and the $500,000 grand prize. Who will come out on top? Streaming on Paramount+

    Wolf Like Me: Complete first season. Following the death of his wife, Gary (Josh Gad) has a chance encounter with Mary (Isla Fisher) and the two hit it off, but with each bringing their own baggage to the new relationship, their pasts threaten to derail a potential future. Read our review. Streaming on Peacock

    My Mom, Your Dad: Series premiere. Nominated by their college-aged kids, a group of single parents move into a house together hoping to find a second chance at love. Little do they know their children are right down the street, watching their every move through hidden cameras and manipulating their encounters. Hosted by Insecure star Yvonne Orji. Watch trailer. Streaming on HBO Max

    The Journalist: Complete first season. Based on the award-winning Japanese film of the same name, this series follows a maverick journalist (Ryoko Yonekura) who puts her life on the line to uncover a case of government corruption. In Japanese with English dubbing and/or subtitles. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Station Eleven: Season finale. HBO Max’s critically-acclaimed pandemic drama ends its first season. Streaming on HBO Max

    Walker: Winter premiere. The tension between Walker (Jared Padalecki) and Liam (Keegan Allen) intensifies when the brothers learn that Serano’s (Henderson Wade) lawyers are using Liam’s false warrant claim as a way to set the criminal free. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    Women of the Movement: New episodes. Back-to-back episodes dramatize Mamie Till-Mobley’s (Adrienne Warren) efforts to ensure her son Emmett has a public wake with an open casket, and the historic murder trial in Mississippi. Followed by a companion installment of ABC’s Let the World See docuseries. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: New episode. A boy disappears after meeting up with an online gamer, and Benson (Mariska Hargitay) suspects her son is being bullied. Followed by a new episode of Law & Order: Organized Crime. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    And Just Like That: New episode. Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) jumps back into the dating world, Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) frets over an unanswered text, and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) channels her frustrations into squash. Watch preview. Streaming on HBO Max

    The Next Influencer: Season premiere. Paramount+ searches for the next great content creator in Season 3 of its competition series, hosted by past winner and TikTok star Owen Holt. Five episodes drop today. Watch trailer. Streaming on Paramount+

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: Peacemaker, HBO Max, The Challenge: All Stars, John Cena