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All the Old Knives, Severance, and Woke Lead a Packed Weekend on Streaming

ALSO: Series finale time for Killing Eve, Elite Season 5, Metal Lords, A Black Lady Sketch Show, and more.
  • Photos: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Hulu, BBC America, Netflix.
    Photos: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Hulu, BBC America, Netflix.

    It’s another blockbuster weekend of TV as Netflix, Prime Video, and Apple TV+ debut a wide variety of releases. Spy thriller fans have Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton’s All the Old Knives to look forward to, while Severance wraps its twisty first season and Elite serves up more teenagange angst in Season 5.

    Also: Woke returns for its sophomore run on Hulu, Game of Thrones co-creator D.B. Weiss brings Metal Lords to Netflix, Killing Eve says goodbye after four seasons, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:


    All the Old Knives: Original film. When the CIA suspects a former spy (Thandiwe) of working as a double agent, intelligence officer Henry (Chris Pine) is tasked with investigating her involvement in a plane hijacking, stirring up memories of their long-ago romance. Laurence Fishburne and Jonathan Pryce also star. Watch trailer. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

    Severance: Season 1 finale. As their innies take over, Mark (Adam Scott), Helly (Britt Lower), and Irving (John Turturro) attempt to make sense of their lives outside Lumon and issue a warning about the “severance” procedure. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Elite: Complete Season 5. In the aftermath of Armando’s (Andrés Velencoso) brutal murder, the group continues to feel the ripple effects of his behavior. Finally together, Rebe (Claudia Salas) and Mencía (Martina Cariddi) attempt to work through their differences, as do Samu (Itzan Escamilla) and Ari (Carla Díaz). The Spanish teen thriller has already been renewed for Season 6, so expect a few cliffhangers at the end of the season. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Woke: Complete Season 2. Now a popular activist on the rise, Keef (Larmorne Morris) is forced to contend with a world where “woke” has become big business. Can Keef and his friends bring about real change, or is it just about the dollars? Read our review. Streaming on Hulu

    Metal Lords: Original film. Determined to win Battle of the Bands, teenage misfits Hunter (Adrian Greensmith) and Kevin (Jaeden Martell) start a heavy metal band at a high school filled with students who couldn’t care less about metal. Game of Thrones co-creator D.B. Weiss wrote the script, while Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello serves as executive music producer. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    A Black Lady Sketch Show: Season 3 premiere. Robin Thede’s Emmy-winning comedy returns with another season of relatable sketches about life as a Black woman. Season 3 features more than 40 celebrity guests, including Ava DuVernay, Wanda Sykes, and Raven-Symoné. Watch trailer. 11:00 PM ET on HBO

    The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey: Limited series premiere. Samuel L. Jackson’s limited series about a man with dementia trying to solve crimes from his past comes to an end after six episodes. Streaming on Apple TV+

    iCarly: Season 2 premiere. Carly (Miranda Cosgrove), Spencer (Jerry Trainor), and the rest of the gang are back for more shenanigans in a new season of Paramount+’s reboot, which is set to feature a long-awaited Drake & Josh reunion between Cosgrove and Josh Peck. Two episodes drop today. Watch trailer. Streaming on Paramount+

    Central Park: Season 2 finale. Bitsy and Helen get stranded during a blizzard, and the family learns that the deal to sell Central Park is happening today. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Great Performances: Now Hear This: Amy Beach American Romantic: Season 3 premiere. Host Scott Yoo and his wife, flutist Alice Dade, perform the work of Romantic era classical composer Amy Beach at Festival Mosaic and uncover Beach’s many musical influences. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on PBS

    Friday Night Baseball: Apple and Major League Baseball’s new streaming partnership kicks off tonight with two games, which will stream on Apple TV+ free from broadcast restrictions:

    • New York Mets at Washington Nationals 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT
    • Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels 9:30 PM ET/6:30 PM PT

    NBA Basketball: The night of sports continues with two matchups airing nationally on NBA TV:

    • New York Knicks at Washington Wizards 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT
    • Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz 9:30 PM ET/6:30 PM PT


    2022 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards: Actors, singers, and comedians prepare to be slimed as Miranda Cosgrove and Rob Gronkowski host the Kids’ Choice Awards, airing live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. Jack Harlow and Kid Cudi are among the big names slated to appear. 7:30 PM ET on Nickelodeon

    Would I Lie To You?: Series premiere. Based on the hit British series of the same name, this comedy panel show sees opposing teams, led by Matt Walsh and Sabrina Jalees, weave elaborate tales, leaving everyone to decide if it’s fact or fiction. With host Aasif Mandvi and celebrity guests including Brooke Shields, Amber Ruffin, Laura Benati, Michael Ian Black, and more. Watch trailer. 8:30 PM ET on The CW

    Saturday Night Live: New episode. 15 years after he made his hosting debut, Jake Gyllenhaal returns to SNL for another go-round. With musical guest Camila Cabello. 11:29 PM ET/8:29 PM PT on NBC

    Fallen Angels Murder Club: Heroes and Felons: TV movie. Toni Braxton’s Hollis Morgan, an ex-con turned amateur sleuth, solves the series of murders plaguing her book club in the second and final installment of Lifetime’s anthology film series. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    A Royal Runaway Romance: TV movie. Princess Amelia of Bundbury (Philippa Northeast) travels across America exploring a budding romance with an artist, only to fall in love with her bodyguard (Brant Daugherty). Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    Masters of Illusion: Season 8 premiere. A new group of talented illusionists, escape artists, and comedic magicians show off their skills in an all new season. With host Dean Cain. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    NHL Hockey: The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Washington Capitals in a Saturday afternoon matchup. 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT on ABC and ESPN+

    MLS Soccer: Fox brings the El Tráfico rivalry, also known as the Los Angeles Derby, to viewers around the country as the LA Galaxy face LA FC. 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on Fox

    NBA Basketball: The NBA regular season comes to an end as the Golden State Warriors play the San Antonio Spurs in primetime. 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT on NBA TV


    Killing Eve: Series finale. Desperate for revenge, Eve (Sandra Oh) and Villanelle (Jodie Comer) focus on taking a seismic stab at The Twelve, even if it means risking their own lives. Meanwhile, Carolyn (Fiona Shaw) arrives home as a traitor and has a finite amount of time to use her intel as leverage to get herself back into the game. The final two episodes of the acclaimed thriller air back-to-back tonight. Watch preview8:00 PM ET on BBC America

    Billions: Season 6 finale. The discovery of Prince’s (Corey Stoll) true plan pushes Chuck (Paul Giamatti) to undertake his most dangerous gambit yet, one final, all-in gamble that will see the loser sent to prison. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

    S.W.A.T.: 100th episode. The CBS procedural marks a milestone with an episode that sees Hondo (Shemar Moore) work to clear his name after he's accused of a crime he didn't commit. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on CBS

    61st Street: Series premiere. Courtney B. Vance plays Franklin Roberts, an attorney tasked with defending a promising young athlete (Tosin Cole) who’s swept up into a world of chaos, violence, and corrupt policing during a presumed drug sting gone wrong. The Chicago-set crime drama also stars Aunjanue Ellis, Holt McCallany, and Mark O’Brien. Two episodes stream today on AMC+ ahead of the linear premiere. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on AMC

    SuperPumped: The Battle for Uber: Season 1 finale. After Gurley (Kyle Chandler) and his backers present Travis (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) with an ultimatum that will change the course of the company, the two men go head-to-head in a last-ditch battle for Uber. The anthology has already been renewed for a second season that will dramatize the relationship between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Winning Time: New episode. Assistant coach Paul Westhead (Jason Segel) adds to the Lakers' growing list of problems when he finds himself dealing with a tragedy of Shakespearean proportions. Increasingly courted by corporate sponsors, Earvin (Quincy Isaiah) consults a newfound financial advisor. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Sunday Night Baseball: ESPN’s Sunday night series kicks off its 33rd season with a marquee matchup between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN

    NHL Hockey: TNT offers an NHL double-header:

    • Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals 1:30 PM ET/10:30 AM PT
    • Nashville Predators at Pittsburgh Penguins 4:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT

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

    TOPICS: All the Old Knives, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Elite, Killing Eve, Metal Lords, Saturday Night Live, Severance, Woke, Jake Gyllenhaal