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Westworld, Loot, and Money Heist: Korea Lead a Packed Weekend of Premieres

ALSO: Chloe, Downton Abbey: A New Era, The Man From Toronto, Man Vs Bee, and more.
  • Photos: HBO, Peacock, Netflix, Apple TV+, Prime Video.
    Photos: HBO, Peacock, Netflix, Apple TV+, Prime Video.

    There’s something for everyone on TV this weekend, as Westworld returns for Season 4, Maya Rudolph brings her comedic stylings to Loot, and Netflix's hit drama Money Heist expands to Korea.

    Also: The Crown’s Erin Doherty adopts a new identity in Chloe, Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson star in The Man From Toronto, Downton Abbey: A New Era lands on Peacock, and Rowan Atkinson stars in a new Netflix original series. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:

    FRIDAY JUNE 24

    Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area: Series premiere (Part 1). The enigmatic Professor (Yoo Ji-tae) assembles a group of killed theives from the North and South to steal the freshly minted currency of a soon-to-be unified Korea in Netflix’s new take on its popular franchise. The first six episodes premiere today, followed by the second half of the season at a later date. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Loot: Series premiere. After learning her husband (Adam Scott) is cheating on her, billionaire Molly Novak (Maya Rudolph) sets out to reinvent herself by becoming involved in her charity foundation, run by Sofia Salinas (Michaela Jaé Rodriguez). Joel Kim Booster, Nat Faxon, and Ron Funches also star. Three episodes drop today. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Chloe: Complete limited series. Erin Doherty (The Crown) plays Becky, a lonely woman who becomes obsessed with the death of her childhood friend Chloe (Poppy Gilbert)) in this British psychological thriller. In her quest to find out what really happened, Becky assumes a new identity and infiltrates the lives of Chloe’s closest friends. Read our review. Streaming on Prime Video

    Rise: Original film. Disney+ dramatizes the true story of the Antetokounmpo family, who emigrated from Nigeria to Greece to America in hopes of achieving greatness on the basketball court. The biopic follows brothers Giannis (Uche Agada), Thanasis (Ral Agada), and Kostas (Jaden Osimuwa) as they discover their abilities and develop into world class athletes. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards: Special presentation. Soap opera, reality TV, and talk show stars gather for the 2022 Daytime Emmys in Pasadena, California. The Young and the Restless leads the pack with 18 nominations, followed by General Hospital (17), Days of Our Lives (11), and The Kelly Clarkson Show and The View (9 each). The two-hour ceremony begins at 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    The One That Got Away: Complete first season. Six people searching for their soulmates are given the chance to explore a lifetime of missed connections as people from their pasts enter to take their shot at love in this experimental dating series. Hosted by singer/songwriter Betty Who. Watch trailer. Streaming on Prime Video

    Trevor: The Musical: Original film. Disney+ presents a filmed version of the Off-Broadway stage production about a 13-year-old struggling to navigate his identity in 1981. The musical is based on the 1995 Oscar-winning short film Trevor, which inspired the founding of the LGBTQ+ youth suicide prevention nonprofit The Trevor Project. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    Man Vs Bee: Complete first season. Rowan Atkinson returns to TV as bumbling dad who tries to get the best of a cunning bee while house-sitting a posh mansion, but only unleashes more chaos in this single-cam comedy. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Would It Kill You to Laugh? Starring Kate Berlant and John Early: Comedy special. Kate Berlant (A League of Their Own) and John Early (Search Party) star in their own sketch comedy special. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    Mormon No More: Complete docuseries. ABC News charts the journey of two married Mormon moms who fell in love and left the faith as they begin to navigate their new normal. The docuseries also introduces other Mormon and ex-Mormon LGBTQ+ allies who wrestle with the church’s doctrines prohibiting same-sex relationships. Streaming on Hulu

    Downton Abbey: A New Era: Streaming premiere. The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mysteries of the Dowager Countess’ (Maggie Smith) newly inherited villa. The sequel movie arrives on Peacock following its theatrical release last month. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    The Man From Toronto: Original film. A case of mistaken identity arises after a screw-up sales consultant (Kevin Hart) and the world’s deadliest assassin (Woody Harrelson) run into each other at a holiday rental. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Stanley Cup Finals: The action moves back to Colorado as the Avalanche host the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on ABC

    The Great American Recipe: Series premiere. Ten talented cooks showcase their culinary expertise in this competition series designed to represent the delicious diversity of American home cooking. With judges Leah Cohen, Tiffany Derry, and Graham Elliot, and host Alejandra Ramos. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on PBS

    SATURDAY JUNE 25

    Nickelodeon Slime Cup: Special presentation. Four teams face off on a “Nick-ified” golf course in this brand new competition from the team behind The Match. Professional golfers including Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm will compete on the slime-filled course, while Nick stars Gabrielle Neveah Green and Young Dylan provide commentary. 8:00 PM ET on Nickelodeon

    He’s Not Worth Dying For: TV movie. When influencer Isla (Rachel Boyd) and school valedictorian Grace (Hilda Martin) discover they’re dating the same boy (Lachlan Quarmby), the girls turn on each other in a jealous rivalry. Also stars Robin Givens and Lochlyn Munro. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    Two Tickets to Paradise: TV movie. Two strangers (Ashley Williams and Ryan Paevey) who were stood up at the altar find solace in one another when they realize they’re going to the same honeymoon resort. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    First Blood: Series premiere. A&E’s newest true crime series examines some of America’s most notorious serial killers through the prism of their first known kills. The premiere centers on Aileen Wuornos, while other episodes focus on Richard Ramirez and Ed Kemper. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on A&E

    Panic 9-1-1: Season 3 premiere. Audio from real 9-1-1 calls, stylized recreations, and interviews with those involved are weaved together in a new season of this true-crime series that last aired in 2013. 10:00 PM ET on A&E

    U.S. Football League: The USFL reaches the Playoffs, with two games airing today:

    • Philadelphia Stars at New Jersey Generals 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT on FOX
    • New Orleans Breakers at Birmingham Stallions 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on NBC and Peacock

    Major League Baseball: Depending on your region, you’ll be able to catch one of two games at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on FOX:

    • Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves
    • Cincinnati Reds at San Francisco Giants

    SUNDAY JUNE 26

    Westworld: Season 4 premiere. HBO’s sci-fi tentpole returns with a new season that further explores the fate of sentient life on Earth. True to form, the series will explore new universes this season, including a theme park modeled after the American Mafia in the 1930s. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?: Docuseries premiere. Starz pulls back the curtain on Jeffrey Epstein’s associate Ghislaine Maxwell, who was convicted on multiple charges including sex trafficking a minor, in a three-part docuseries featuring new testimony from victims and those who knew Maxwell best. The series premieres ahead of Maxwell’s sentencing on June 28. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Starz

    The Chi: Season 5 premiere. Showtime’s hit drama explores the highs and lows of Black love in its fifth season. As Emmett (Jacob Latimore) and Tiff (Hannaha Hall) forge ahead as co-parents, Kevin (Alex Hibbert) finds romance in an unexpected place, while Jake (Michael V. Epps) and Papa (Shamon Brown Jr.) try to resolve things with Jemma (Judae'a Brown) and Maisha (Genesis Denise Hale). Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Citizen Ashe: Original documentary. On the eve of the 135th Wimbledon, Rex Miller and Sam Pollard explore the legacy of tennis ace and humanitarian Arthur Ashe. The 2021 documentary will be broadcast on CNN with limited commercial interruption. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on CNN

    2022 BET Awards: The biggest names in music, television, and film gather at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for BET’s annual celebration of Black entertainment. Taraji P. Henson hosts for the second year in a row, with Chance the Rapper, Lizzo, and Jack Harlow among those slated to perform. 8:00 PM ET on BET and BET Her

    Evil: New episode. Streaming on Paramount+

    Stanley Cup Finals: Up 3-2 in the series, the Colorado Avalanche are just one win away from Stanley Cup glory, but the Tampa Bay Lightning have home-ice advantage in Game 6. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on ABC

    Riverdale: New episode. As the gang plans an event celebrating two of their own, strange biblical plaques around town threaten to put a damper on the special day. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    Duncanville: Season 3 finale. When Duncan (Amy Poehler) gets a job and starts contributing to the household budget, he believes he’s now entitled to be the head of the family. Meanwhile, Jack (Ty Burrell) wants to impress his dad and prove he has control over his household. 9:00 PM ET on FOX

    The Man Who Fell to Earth: New episode. Faraday (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Justin (Naomie Harris) battle with rogue CIA operative Spencer Clay (Jimmy Simpson) for their very lives. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Major League Baseball: Start and end the day with MLB action:

    • New York Mets at Miami Marlins 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on Peacock
    • Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN

    NASCAR Cup Series: Nashville: NBC broadcasts the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series Race from the Nashville Superspeedway in Tennessee. Four hours of coverage begins at 5:00 PM ET/2:00 PM PT on NBC

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

    TOPICS: Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area, Chloe, Loot, Westworld