Type keyword(s) to search

TV This Weekend

Celebrity Jeopardy! Hits Primetime, House of the Dragon Time-Hops 10 Years

ALSO: Shark Tank goes live, Big Brother names a winner, Sanaa Lathan directs On the Come Up, and more.
  • Photos: ABC, HBO, Paramount+, CBS.
    Photos: ABC, HBO, Paramount+, CBS.

    Celebrity Jeopardy! graduates to the big leagues this weekend as Mayim Bialik hosts a primetime version of the quiz show. Also, House of the Dragon fast-forwards ten years, Sanaa Lathan makes her directorial debut with On the Come Up, Shark Tank goes live for its Season 14 premiere, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:


    Lou: Original film. When a young girl is kidnapped during a storm, her mother (Jurnee Smollett) teams up with the mysterious woman next door (Allison Janney) to pursue the kidnapper, but the journey tests their limits as it exposes shocking secrets from their pasts. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    A Jazzman’s Blues: Original film. Tyler Perry writes, directs, and produces this sweeping tale of forbidden love, which unravels 40 years of secrets and lies in the Deep South. The new movie stars Joshua Boone and Solea Pfeiffer and features an original song performed by Ruth B. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Sidney: Original documentary. Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Robert Redford, and Spike Lee are among the stars paying tribute to the late Sidney Poitier and his legacy as an iconic actor, filmmaker, and activist. Produced by Oprah Winfrey and directed by Reginald Hudlin, the documentary was produced in collaboration with the Poitier family. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    On the Come Up: Original film. 16-year-old rapper Bri (Jamila C. Gray) hopes to take the battle rap scene by storm to do right by her father, a local hip hop legend whose career was cut short by gang violence, but when her first song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, she begins to question her musical identity. Sanaa Lathan directs and plays Jay, Bri’s mother. Watch trailer. Streaming on Paramount+

    Shark Tank: Season 14 premiere. The entrepreneurial competition goes live for the first time ever as contestants pitch their business ideas to the Sharks in real-time. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    Bad Sisters: New episode. John Paul (Claes Bang) suspects foul play as he pieces together what happened; Matt (Daryl McCormack) and Thomas (Brian Gleeson) reconnect. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Athena: Original film. The tragic killing of a young boy ignites an all-out war in the community of Athena, with the victim’s older brothers at the heart of the conflict. The French-language film premiered at the Venice Film Festival earlier this month. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace? Season premiere. After debuting on the now-defunct CNN+, Chris Wallace’s interview show gets a second life. Each Friday, Wallace will sit down with three different guests for extended interviews on HBO Max, with highlights airing Sunday evenings on CNN as a one-hour special. Watch preview. Streaming on HBO Max

    Minions: The Rise of Gru: Streaming premiere. The popular franchise flashes back in time to tell the origin story of how the world’s greatest supervillain, Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), met his iconic Minions, forged a despicable crew, and faced off against the most unstoppable criminal force ever assembled. The animated movie hits Peacock 12 weeks after its theatrical release. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    Killer Camp: Season 2 finale. As the final day unfolds at Camp Pleasant, Counselor Bobby (Bobby Mair) organizes a final cash grab and one last opportunity to unveil the killer. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    20/20: Season 45 premiere. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    Major League Baseball: Apple TV+’s Friday Night Baseball concludes for the season with two games:

    • Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT
    • St. Louis Cardinals at Los Angeles Dodgers 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT

    College Football: The ACC’s string of Friday night games continues as the Syracuse Orange host the Virginia Cavaliers. 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on ESPN


    Fullmetal Alchemist the Final Alchemy: Original film. Netflix concludes the Fullmetal Alchemist franchise with this live-action film (the second of two sequels) based on the popular manga. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    College Football: Conference play is in full force in Week 4:

    • Clemson at Wake Forest 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on ABC
    • Missouri at Auburn 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on ESPN
    • Maryland at Michigan 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on FOX
    • Florida at Tennessee 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on CBS
    • Notre Dame at North Carolina 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on ABC
    • Texas at Texas Tech 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on ESPN
    • Oregon at Washington State 4:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT on FOX
    • Arkansas vs. Texas A&M (in Arlington, TX) 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN
    • Wisconsin at Ohio State 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on ABC
    • Kansas State at Oklahoma 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on FOX
    • Utah at Arizona State 10:30 PM ET/7:30 PM PT on ESPN

    Dying For a Crown: TV movie. After Elle (Catherine Daddario) relocates to a new school under mysterious circumstances, she sets out to gain popularity and, with the help of her mother Lydia (Jennifer Titus), the new assistant principal, achieve her goal of becoming homecoming queen, no matter the cost. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    Fly Away With Me: TV movie. When Angie (Natalie Hall) moves into a “no pets allowed” building, a parrot arrives unexpectedly. She turns to her new neighbor Ted (Peter Mooney), who’s secretly sitting a dog, to help find the bird’s owner without being caught. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    NFL Icons: New episode. Coach and television analyst Jimmy Johnson gets the Icons treatment. 10:00 PM ET on Epix

    Hall Pass Nightmare: TV movie. After a brief tryst with “bad boy” musician Dante (Matthew Guy Magnusson) while on a girls’ trip, Carrie (Andrea Bowen) suspects he might be stalking her. 10:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    Quantum Leap: Encore presentation. NBC is re-airing this week's series premiere, starring Raymond Lee as Dr. Ben Seong, who finds himself transported back to 1985 via the Quantum Leap accelerator. Read our review. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    Saturday Night Live: Encore presentation. It’s the final repeat of the summer as SNL relives Lizzo’s April 2022 stint as host and musical guest. The sketch show returns next week with its Season 48 premiere. 11:30 PM ET on NBC


    Celebrity Jeopardy: Series premiere. Simu Liu, Ego Nwodim, and Andy Richter face off as the Mayim Bialik-hosted quiz show makes its primetime debut. Three new celebrities will compete every week in special hour-long episodes, with the winners advancing to a $1 million final. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    Big Brother: Season 24 finale. After 10 weeks of competition, this season's houseguests learn who will take home the $750,000 prize in a two-hour live event. Jury members will join host Julie Chen Moonves to vote for the winner. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    The Rookie: Season 5 premiere. Officer John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) comes face-to-face with serial killer Rosalind (Annie Wersching), but she makes it clear she’s not done with him yet. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on FOX

    Major League Baseball: One of baseball’s greatest rivalries receives top billing as the New York Yankees host the Boston Red Sox. 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN

    The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Reunion Part 3. The women of RHOA have one last chance to hash out their drama in the third and final installment of the Season 14 reunion. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on Bravo

    The Simpsons: Season 34 premiere. After Homer (Dan Castellaneta) humiliates himself in a town meeting, he looks for acceptance in an internet group hunting for a tortoise missing from the zoo. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    Sunday Night Football: The Denver Broncos and the San Francisco 49ers meet in a SNF spectacular. 8:15 PM ET/5:15 PM PT on NBC

    The Great North: Season 3 premiere. Honeybee (Dulce Sloan) and Wolf (Will Forte) discover an outback-themed restaurant, and Beef (Nick Offerman) confronts his fear of small talk. 8:30 PM ET on FOX

    House of the Dragon: New episode. The fantasy epic introduces adult Rhaenyra (now played by Emma D’Arcy) and Alicent (Olivia Cooke) as it jumps 10 years into the future. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Celebrity Wheel of Fortune: Season 3 premiere. The night of celebrity game shows continues as Amanda Seales, Snoop Dogg, and Mark Duplass spin the wheel. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    Bob’s Burgers: Season 13 premiere. Bob (H. Jon Benjamin), Linda (John Roberts), and the kids help Mr. Fischoeder (Kevin Kline) put on a play to get his brother to confess to a theft. 9:00 PM ET on FOX

    Family Guy: Season 21 premiere. The comedy retells three Oscar-winning stories — Silence of the Lambs, American Beauty, and Forrest Gump — as it returns for a new season. With guest star Mario Lopez. 9:30 PM ET on FOX

    City on a Hill: Season 3 finale. As Decourcy (Aldis Hodge) prepares to take Sinclair Dryden (Corbin Bernsen) to trial, Jackie (Kevin Bacon) tracks down a key witness. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

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

    TOPICS: Celebrity Jeopardy, Big Brother, A Jazzman's Blues, Lou, On the Come Up, Shark Tank, Sidney