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Finale Time for Peacemaker, Netflix's Wu Assassins Gets a Spinoff Movie

ALSO: Big Nate, Netflix shorts Erax and Heart Shot, Olympic figure skating and skiing, and more.
  • Photos: HBO Max/Netflix
    Photos: HBO Max/Netflix

    John Cena’s quest to bring about tranquility comes to an end today as Peacemaker wraps its first season on HBO Max. Plus, the story of Wu Assassins continues in standalone film Fistful of Vengeance, Netflix debuts new shorts Erax and Heart Shot, and Paramount+ adapts the best-selling book series Big Nate for the small screen. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Thursday:

    Peacemaker: Season finale. John Cena’s anti-hero journey ends after eight weeks of well-utilized cliffhangers and pop culture references. HBO Max has already renewed The Suicide Squad spinoff for Season 2 following its successful debut outing. Watch preview. Streaming on HBO Max

    Fistful of Vengeance: Original film. The Wu Assassin team reunites in Bangkok to avenge the death of one of their own, only to find that their new enemy is an ancient threat armed with otherworldly powers. Starring Iko Uwais, Lewis Tan, Lawrence Kao, and JuJu Chan. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Big Nate: Series premiere. Precocious 11-year-old Nate (voiced by Ben Giroux) and his best friends navigate sixth grade with humor and style in Nickelodeon’s animated take on the best-selling children’s book. Also features voice work from Rob Delaney, Dove Cameron, and Kevin Michael Richardson. Watch trailer. Streaming on Paramount+

    Erax: Original short film. Monstrous creatures leap from a magical storybook and unleash mayhem for Auntie Opal (Jasmine Cephas Jones) and her young niece in this spooky short. Streaming on Netflix

    Heart Shot: Original short film. Netflix’s day of shorts continues with an LGBTQ+ drama about Nikki and Sam, (Elena Heuzé and Nia Sondaya), teenagers in love. The two are planning their future together, but when Nikki’s dangerous past returns, it threatens to derail everything. Streaming on Netflix

    Olympics Coverage:

    • Nordic Combined: Men’s Team Large Hill, 4x5km Relay 2:00 PM ET/11:00 AM PT on NBC
    • Freestyle Skiing: Women’s Ski Cross 2:00 PM ET/11:00 AM PT on NBC
    • Alpine Skiing: Women’s Combined Slalom 2:00 PM ET/11:00 AM PT on NBC
    • Curling: Men’s Semifinal 2:00 PM ET/11:00 AM PT on USA
    • Speed Skating: Women’s 1000m 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on NBC
    • Figure Skating: Women’s Free Skate 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on NBC
    • Freestyle Skiing: Women’s Halfpipe Final 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on NBC
    • Hockey: Men’s Semifinal 11:10 PM ET/8:10 PM PT on USA
    • Additional coverage streaming all day on Peacock

    Bel-Air: New episode. After a special premiere on Super Bowl Sunday, Peacock’s dramatic take on The Fresh Prince shifts to its usual Thursday release schedule. One new episode drops every Thursday through March 31. Streaming on Peacock

    Trolls: TrollsTopia: Complete Season 6. Poppy, Holly Darlin’, Minuet Sonata, and the rest of the Trolls return to streaming for more kid-friendly shenanigans. Watch trailer. Streaming on Hulu and Peacock

    Mo Gilligan: There’s Mo to Life: Comedy special. British comic Mo Gilligan breaks down his days as a broke teenager, relationship dynamics, annoying talk show producers, and more in his second Netflix special. Watch preview. Streaming on Netflix

    Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer: New episode. When the ladies’ families pay a surprise visit to Lakeshore Manor, they look for clues to identify the real millionaire. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

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

    TOPICS: Peacemaker, Netflix, Big Nate, Wu Assassins, John Cena, Winter Olympics