Type keyword(s) to search


A League of Their Own, This Fool and Jamie Foxx's Day Shift Headline a Busy Weekend

Also: Never Have I Ever Season 3, 13: The Musical, RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race, and more.
  • Photos: Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix
    Photos: Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix

    To those who argue that streaming TV has become too thematically dark, we submit the headliners this mid-August weekend, which include a series adaptation of Penny Marshall's 1992 feel-good baseball drama A League of Their Own, a new original comedy starring Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco, and Snoop Dogg, and Season 3 of Mindy Kaling's Never Have I Ever on Netflix.

    Also: Standup comedian Chris Estrada mines his life and his act for Hulu's This Fool, RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race borrows a page from The Masked Singer, and the bar mitzvah comedy 13: The Musical lands on Netflix. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:


    A League of Their Own: Complete first season. The 1992 movie about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League becomes a TV series (no, not that one). Co-created by Will Graham and Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson (who also stars), this version of the story features characters who represent the true diversity of the AAGPBL, which welcomed Black and queer players in real life. Read our review. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

    This Fool: Complete first season. Comedian Chris Estrada plays a 30 year-old still living at home with his family whose life takes a turn after his family takes in his older cousin, an ex-gang member just released from prison. Michael Imperioli co-stars in a rare comedic role. Read our review. Streaming on Hulu

    Five Days at Memorial: Limited series premiere. Doctors and nurses at the ICU at New Orleans' Memorial Medical Center struggle to treat thousands of patients after Hurricane Katrina leaves them stranded without power. Vera Farmiga and Cherry Jones star. Read our review. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Never Have I Ever: Complete third season. Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) learns that dating the boy of her dreams doesn't solve all of her problems. Even worse, it creates new ones. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    Children of the Underground. Complete limited series. Faye Yager built a vast underground network that shielded hundreds of mothers and children from abusive husbands and fathers when a broken court system wouldn't, but a highly publicized trail raised the specter of a dark side to the movement. Read our review. 8:00 PM ET on FX (streams Saturday on Hulu)

    13: The Musical: Original film. Adapted from the 2007 broadway musical, a clever middle schooler (Eli Golden) is determined to throw the best bar mitzvah ever after his parents' divorce forces him to relocate from New York City to small town Indiana. Josh Peck, Rhea Perlman, Peter Hermann and Debra Messing co-star. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Day Shift: Original film. Jamie Foxx plays a blue-collar dad who secretly works as a vampire hunter. Dave Franco, Snoop Dogg and Meagan Good also star. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race: Season 2 premiere. Celebrity Drag Race gets a Masked Singer makeover as nine celebrities undergo a drag transformation, with each aiming to keep their true identity secret until the final Ru-veal. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on VH1

    Lucy’s School: Original special. The Peanuts gang returns in an all-new special that's being billed as "a love letter to teacher. Anxious about starting at a new school in the Fall, Lucy decides to start her own school instead, but teaching isn't as easy as it looks. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Snoopy Show: New episodes. Did you really think Snoopy would be content to let Lucy hog all the attention this weekend? The world’s most iconic beagle returns with seven seven new episodes of his eponymous series. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    For All Mankind: Season 3 finale.The Martian crew debates how to save the life of one of their own. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Loot: Season 1 finale. At the Silver Moon Summit in Corsica, Molly (Maya Rudolph) must make a choice between her past and her future. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Zombies 3: Lost Song Edition. A month after its Disney+ premiere, the eagerly anticipated sequel makes its linear debut with never-before-seen bonus footage and — as the title promises — a “lost song.” Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on Disney Channel

    Cosmic Love: Series premiere. Prime Video turns to the stars for streaming's latest social experiment/dating series, where each episode sees four singles try to find a spouse via astrological matchmaking. Watch trailer. Streaming on Prime Video

    Post Malone: Runaway: Concert documentary. Cameras follow Post Malone, his family, team and celebrity friends as he embarks on his first-ever tour across the U.S. and Canada. Watch trailer. Streaming on Amazon Freevee

    Secret Headquarters: Original film. While hanging out after school, Charlie (Walker Scobell, TV’s future Percy Jackson) and his friends discover the headquarters of the world’s most powerful superhero hidden beneath his home. Owen Wilson, Jesse Williams and Michael Peña co-star. Watch trailer. Streaming on Paramount+

    Alyssa Limperis: No Bad Days: Standup special. The LA-based comedian turns tragedy into comedy as she processes the difficult journey of losing her father to cancer. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    Major League Baseball: The National League takes over Apple TV+ with a Friday night double-header:

    • San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT
    • Philadelphia Phillies atNew York Mets 7:15 PM ET/4:15 PM PT

    Evil By Design: Exposing Peter Nygard: Docuseries premiere. Peter Nygard gets the Surviving R Kelly treatment in this new three-part series exploring the decades of sexual assault allegations against the disgraced Canadian fashion mogul. 9:00 PM ET on Starz


    The Princess: Original documentary. Using only archival audio and video footage, director Ed Perkins explores Princess Diana's complex relationship with the media from the earliest days other courtship with Prince Charles through to her tragic death. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO and HBO Max

    South Park: The 25th Anniversary Concert: Special presentation. Airing at the exact time South Park premiered on Comedy Central 25 years ago, Trey Parker & Matt Stone, Primus, and Ween perform classic songs from the show before a live audience at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on Comedy Central

    Are You Afraid of the Dark? Season 3 finale. The Midnight Society wraps its summer vacation with its spookiest story yet, “The Tale of the Other Side.” 7:00 PM ET on Nickelodeon

    Major League Baseball: Baseball Night in America offers two region-specific games at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on FOX:

    • New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox
    • Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers

    Romance in Style: TV movie. After Ella's (Jaicy Elliot) unique designs inspire publishing mogul Derek (Benjamin Hollingsworth) to include plus-sized fashion in his magazine, he realizes that her influence reaches far beyond the catwalk. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark

    In Love With My Partner's Wife: TV movie. When detective Paul Ford (Andrew Spach) discovers his business partner Frank (Jonathan Stoddard) is abusing his wife (Gina Vitori), Paul steps in to rescue her, leading his vengeful partner to frame him for a murder. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    Say Yes to the Dress: Twenty Freakin’ Seasons: Special presentation. Randy and the Kleinfeld Bridal family, both past and present, gather to reminisce about the most outrageous, emotional and dramatic moments in Say Yes history. 8:00 PM ET on TLC


    The Anarchists: Series finale. HBO's six-part Anarchapulco docuseries reaches its conclusion.10:00 PM ET on HBO and HBO Max

    P-Valley: Season 2 finale. New beginnings and endings abound in Chucalissa as the Starz series wraps its second season. Watch trailer10:05 PM ET on Starz

    Evil: Season 3 finale. Streaming on Paramount+

    Westworld: Season 4 finale. Watch preview9:00 PM ET on HBO and HBO Max

    Tales of the Walking Dead: Series premiere. New and returning characters expand the Walking Dead universe in this new six-part anthology series. Tonight's premiere stars Terry Crews and Olivia Munn as unlikely allies who who embark on a roadtrip in search of their lost loves. Watch trailer9:00 PM ET on AMC and AMC+

    Major League Baseball: It wouldn't be a Summer Sunday without some televised baseball:

    • San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals 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

    Who Do you Think You Are? Season 11 finale. Actor Zachary Quinto learns of a surprising connection between his great grandfather and his Star Trek character, Spock. Watch a clip. 7:00 PM ET on NBC.

    Chesapeake Shores: Season 6 premiere. The O'Brien family comes together in the aftermath of Connor's (Andrew Francis) heart attack as the Hallmark Channel soap returns for its final season. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark

    Power Book III: Raising Kanan. Season 2 premiere. Kanan Stark (Mekai Curtis) falls deeper into the street life as the Power prequel returns for its sophomore season. 9:00 PM ET on Starz

    My Life as a Rolling Stone. New episode. Filmmaker Oliver Murray profiles legendary Stones guitar player Keith Richards, who discusses his 60-year career with the band. 9:00 PM on Epix

    Bridge and Tunnel. Season 2 finale. Jimmy (Sam Vartholomeos) and Jill (Caitlin Stasey) are unsettled about the future, especially after Jill gets a new opportunity. Stacey (Isabella Farrell) has the biggest audition of her life.10:00 PM ET on Epix

    Animal Kingdom: New episode. Pope (Shawn Hatosy) is sent to solitary confinement while Deran (Jake Weary) gets a visit from an old friend. 9:00 on TNT

    Jed Rosenzweig is the Founder and Publisher of Primetimer. 

    TOPICS: A League of Their Own, Never Have I Ever, RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race, This Fool