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TV This Weekend

Black Bird, The Boys, and Conjuring Kesha Lead a Weekend of Premieres and Finales

ALSO: The Final Straw, Ranveer vs Wild, Boo, Bitch, Trigger Point, How to Build a Sex Room, and more.
  • Photos: Netflix, Amazon Studios, Apple TV+. Discovery+, ABC.
    Photos: Netflix, Amazon Studios, Apple TV+. Discovery+, ABC.

    Streaming is the place to be this weekend as a slew of high-profile shows debut. Apple TV+ bows psychological thriller Black Bird, while The Boys wraps its third season on Prime Video and Conjuring Kesha brings paranormal activity to Discovery+.

    Also this weekend: Abbott Elementary star Janelle James hosts ABC's new game show The Final Straw, Ranveer Singh and Bear Grylls brave the wilderness on Netflix, Lana Condor gets ghost-ified in Boo, Bitch, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:

    FRIDAY JULY 8

    Black Bird: Series premiere. When Jimmy Keene (Taron Egerton), the son of a decorated policeman, is sentenced to 10 years in prison, he’s given the choice of a lifetime: go undercover to befriend a suspected serial killer and go free , or stay where he is and serve his full sentence without the possibility of parole. Keene quickly realizes his only way out is to elicit a confession, but first he must determine if the suspected killer is telling the truth or weaving another tale. The late Ray Liotta, Paul Walter Hauser, and Greg Kinnear also star. Read our review. Streaming on Apple TV+

    The Boys: Season 3 finale. An epic battle awaits as Homelander (Antony Starr) is left reeling after learning the truth about Solider Boy (Jensen Ackles). The superhero dramedy has already been renewed for a fourth season. Watch preview. Streaming on Prime Video

    Conjuring Kesha: Series premiere. Pop star Kesha and her celebrity friends explore some the country’s biggest mysteries, haunted locations, and supernatural phenomena in a spook-tacular Discovery+ docuseries. Two episodes drop today, followed by one every Friday through August 5. Read our review. Streaming on Discovery+

    Ranveer vs. Wild With Bear Grylls: Interactive special. Join Indian superstar Ranveer Singh and adventurer Bear Grylls as they brave the Serbian wilderness to find a rare flower. The special serves as Netflix India’s first interactive title. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Boo, Bitch: Complete first season. Erika Vu (Lana Condor) has spent high school under the radar, but just as she makes a promise to live life to the fullest, she dies and wakes up as a ghost. The coming-of-age comedy also stars Zoe Colletti, Mason Versaw, and Aparna Brielle. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Trigger Point: Series premiere. Set in the high-pressure world of bomb disposal, this British drama follows two frontline officers (Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester) as they work to thwart a terrorist campaign threatening London. The thriller arrives on Peacock after airing on ITV earlier this year. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    How to Build a Sex Room: Complete first season. Couples looking for more spice in the bedroom hire luxury interior designer Melanie Rose to create stylish spaces where they can carry out their wildest fantasies. The design series promises to put a NSFW spin on the home renovation genre. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    The Sea Beast: Original film. Celebrated monster hunter Jacob Holland (voiced by Karl Urban) has made a name for himself on the high seas, but when young Maisie Brumble (Zaris-Angel Hator) stows away on his ship, the unlikely allies journey into uncharted waters and make history. The animated film is directed by Chris Williams, who co-directed Moana. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars: New episode. Streaming on Paramount+

    The Longest Night: Complete Season 1. Armed forces surround a psychiatric prison and cut off all communication in hopes of capturing a serial killer, but they aren’t prepared for the all-out battle that ensues. The Spanish thriller takes place over a single night and plays out across six episodes. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Dynasty: New episode. As Blake (Grant Show) and Ben (guest star Brett Tucker) face off in court, Cristal (Daniella Alonso) sees a different side of Blake. Charisma Carpenter also makes a guest appearance as Heather, Fallon’s (Elizabeth Gillies) former nanny. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    Pause With Sam Jay: Season 2 finale. Sam Jay’s late night talk show wraps its sophomore run after eight episodes. 11:00 PM ET on HBO

    SATURDAY JULY 9

    Flowers in the Attic: The Origin: Limited series premiere. After a whirlwind romance, Olivia (Jemima Rooper) finds herself as the mistress of the imposing Foxworth Hall, where she soon discovers that the fairy tale life she expected has quickly become a nightmare. The four-episode prequel of V.C. Andrews’ novel also stars Max Irons, Kelsey Grammer, Harry Hamlin, and Paul Wesley. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    My Grown-Up Christmas List: TV movie. Hallmark kicks off its “Christmas in July” film series with a drama about a journalist (Kayla Wallace) and a military servicemember (Kevin McGarry) who develop a special bond over the course of five Christmases. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    Transplant: New episode. As Bash (Hamza Haq) and Dr. Bishop (John Hannah) receive news about their malpractice case, Mags (Laurence Leboeuf) confronts Novak (Gord Rand) about their work dynamic. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    Say Yes to the Dress: Season 21 premiere. A new batch of brides flock to Kleinfeld in search of their perfect wedding dress. 8:00 PM ET on TLC

    Would I Lie to You?: Season 1 finale. Guest stars Krysta Rodriguez, Amy Hoggart, Andrea Martin, and Casey Jost share silly and shocking stories to try to fool the opposing team, led by captains Matt Walsh and Sabrina Jalees. 8:30 PM ET on The CW

    Steal This House: Series premiere. MotorTrend TV star Cristy Lee makes the jump from automotive repair to home renovation in this series that sees her remodel inexpensive properties in and around Detroit. 9:00 PM ET on HGTV

    Superstar Racing Experience: Nashville Fairgrounds: The SRX returns to the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway for the fourth race in the six-race short-sprint series. 8:00 PM ET on CBS and Streaming on Paramount+

    Major League Baseball: FOX’s Baseball Night in America offers two games, with coverage dependent on your region. Games start at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on FOX:

    • San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres
    • New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox

    SUNDAY JULY 10

    Unprecedented: Complete docuseries. Alex Holder offers a window into the final days of the Trump administration in a bombshell three-part documentary, featuring sit-down interviews with former President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump. Holder's footage was subpoenaed by the January 6 committee, as cameras were rolling during and immediately after the insurrection. Watch trailer. Streaming on Discovery+

    Celebrity Family Feud: Season 8 premiere. In what could well end up being a preview of this year's Emmys, as the casts of Abbott Elementary and Hacks, led by Jean Smart, compete to win money for their respective charities. In the second half of the episode, Kal Penn goes head-to-head with actor Erika Christensen. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    The Final Straw: Series premiere. Four teams of contestants face off to pull items out of huge tipping towers made up of various objects, from basketballs to kitchen appliances, in order to earn prizes. The last team standing competes against The Mega Stack in hopes of winning a life-changing jackpot. The game show is by Abbott Elementary breakout Janelle James and executive produced by Peyton Manning. Read our review. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    Women Who Rock: Docuseries premiere. Epix pays tribute to female pioneers in music in this four-part docuseries, as Shania Twain, Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, Tori Amos and others reflect on their hard-won success and tell their stories in their own words. New episodes air Sundays through July 31. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Epix

    The Anarchists: Docuseries premiere. In 2015, Canadian entrepreneur Jeff Berwick launched a conference in Acapulco, Mexico in hopes of promoting anarchy in its purest form, but over the course of six years the event turned into a massive movement with dangerous, real-world implications. HBO chronicles this descent into chaos in a six-part docuseries, featuring interviews with Berwick, anarchy activists, and American fugitives on the run. 10:00 PM ET on HBO

    Supreme Team: Docuseries premiere. Showtime chronicles the Queens, New York crime syndicate known as The Supreme Team, and tells the real story directly from its two leaders in this three-part documentary. Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff and Gerald “Prince” Miller chart their own journey, as LL Cool J, New York City Mayor Eric Adams, and journalist Joy Reid weigh in on the broader cultural dynamics at play. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Tuca & Bertie: Season 3 premiere. Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong are back for a new season of the Netflix-turned-Adult Swim animated comedy. Episodes air at midnight on Adult Swim and stream next-day on HBO Max. Watch trailer. 12:00 AM ET on Adult Swim

    Who Do You Think You Are?: Season 11 premiere. Billy Porter learns the truth behind the 1923 murder of his great-grandfather and the community uproar that followed.. Watch trailer. 7:00 PM ET on NBC

    Westworld: New episode. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Married to Medicine: Season 9 premiere. Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, Quad Webb, Toya Bush Harris, and Anila Sajja return to the Bravo reality show for another season of medical-adjacent drama. Miss Quad Webb also joins the main cast, while Audra Frimpong, a real estate attorney and Dr. Martin Curry’s fiancée, steps up as a new friend. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo

    WWE Rivals: Series premiere. Freddie Prinze Jr. leads a roundtable of WWE luminaries as they discuss the storylines and dynamic characters behind the greatest rivalries in WWE history. The premiere follows the feud between Bret “The Hitman” Hart and Shawn Michaels, while subsequent episodes focus on “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs. The Rock and The Undertaker vs. Kane. Followed by late-night recap show WWE Smack Talk. 10:00 PM ET on A&E

    Bridge and Tunnel: Season 2 premiere. In the summer of 1981, Jimmy (Sam Vartholomeos), Jill (Caitlin Stasey), and the rest of the gang now have one foot in Manhattan. As they prepare for a magical summer in the big city, they each fall in and out of love and move one step closer to making their dreams a reality. Edward Burns reprises his role as Jimmy’s father and serves as a writer and producer on Season 2. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Epix

    Major League Baseball: Peacock and ESPN bring MLB Sunday Leadoff and Sunday Night Baseball to the screen:

    • Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on Peacock
    • New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN

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

    TOPICS: Black Bird, Boo, Bitch, The Boys, Conjuring Kesha, The Final Straw, How to Build a Sex Room, Ranveer vs. Wild With Bear Grylls, Trigger Point