By Scott C. & DRWHO42
So, you have nothing to watch for the week ahead and are behind in some recent entertainment news, too? Well, you are at the right place for the latest information!
The Walking Dead 10th season returns for some more zombie mayhem one week sooner over on AMC+. There will also be a one-hour special on AMC about the Walking Dead extended tenth season on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.
Fox tries again on Sunday with its Animation Domination programming returning from a winter break. The times for each animation show are listed below in the listing. Last Sunday’s nightly schedule on Fox was changed when the Daytona 500 had a rain delay.
The CW’s Superman & Lois series ‘crashes’ on planet Earth this Tuesday, February 23rd, to debut at 8 p.m. ET. As you can guess, it will follow the Man of Steel (Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch), but as parents in Smallville. Of course, you can expect trouble along the way for our two main characters. After the 90-minute premiere, you can catch the Superman & Lois: Legacy of Hope special airing at 9:30 p.m.
On Thursday, February 25th, if you hunger for some anime, do know that Netflix has High-Rise Invasion premiering on that day. The anime itself is about a high school student, Yuri Honjo, finding herself trying to survive in an “Abnormal space where countless skyscrapers are connected by suspension bridges and ‘masked figures’ who mercilessly slaughter their confused and fleeing victims.”
On Friday, February 26th, families at home will have opportunity to watch an animated cat and mouse living in the real world while staying at a New York City hotel. HBO Max will have Tom & Jerry: The Movie and the film stars Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass, The 5th Wave) and Michael Peña (Ant-Man, Fury), and it was directed by Tim Story. The film is rated PG and will also be released in theaters on February 26th.
Also on February 26th, but on Apple TV+, is Dickinson‘s 2nd season finale if you needed a friendly reminder about that one.
As always, the week’s listing is below. It will have more shows and movies listed, so check it out. You never know, you could find a hidden gem.
Now, in some recent television news, we TV fans found out that Marvel Studios just got back the rights for The Punisher and Jessica Jones from Netflix; actor John Wesley Shipp (The Flash, Dawson’s Creek) is guest-starring as Jay Garrick in season two of The CW’s Stargirl. Also, Actor Jennifer Garner (Alias, 13 Going on 30) will be producing and starring in Netflix’s Family Leave, while CBS’ NCIS: New Orleans series will end with season seven. CBS’ Mom is another show ending with season eight being the last one.
Bad Robot, meanwhile, is working on a reboot of DC’s Constantine for HBO Max. Guy Bolton will be the writer.
Director Tim Burton is entering the TV directing world for the first time by being the director for the live-action Wednesday Addams series for Netflix. The series will have Wednesday as a student at Nevermore Academy.
Netflix announced today the release date of May 21st for Zack Snyder’s zombie-based heist film, Army of the Dead. The film follows a group of mercenaries as they head to a zombie-infested Las Vegas to pull of robbery. The cast includes Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana De La Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Garret Dillahunt, and Tig Notaro. Synder is not a novice when it comes to zombie films with 2004’s Dawn of the Dead under his belt and we look forward to seeing the final product.
Lastly, in movie news, actor Sasha Calle (The Young and the Restless, The White Shoes) has been cast as Supergirl for the upcoming DCEU Flash movie.
New: Superman and Lois!
On-going: Black Lightning, Alex Rider, Tribes of Europa, The Equalizer, Clarice, Resident Alien, Snowpiercer, Batwoman, 9-1-1, 9-1-1: Lone Star, The Blacklist, FBI, FBI: Most Wanted, The Crown, Young Sheldon, American Gods, Prodigal Son, Wandavision.
Binge / Re-watch: Lost in Space, Doctor Who, Jack Ryan, Strike Back!, The Witcher (finished and re-watching the greatness)
Mario Wario’s picks:
New: Superman & Lois.
On-going: The Watch, Shameless, Clarice, WandaVision, Batwoman, Snowpiercer, Resident Alien, Black Lightning, Power Rangers: Dino Fury, Are You Afraid of the Dark.
Binge / Stack: [Nothing at the Moment]
Editor’s note: All times listed below are Eastern and nerd/geek interest are highlighted in AMBER.
Sunday, February 21, 2021
AMC+ The Walking Dead: Home Sweet Home [10th Season Winter Premiere]
FOX Bless The Harts: Crappy Death Day [2nd Season Winter Premiere]
PBS Miss Scarlet & The Duke: The Case of Henry Scarlet [1st Season Finale]
FOX The Simpsons: Diary Queen [32nd Season Winter Premiere]
FOX The Great North: Avocado Barter Adventure [Time Slot Premiere]
PBS All Creatures Great and Small: Episode 7 [1st Season Finale]
HBO Allen V. Farrow [Series Premiere]
The four-part documentary series Allen v. Farrow, from award-winning investigative filmmakers Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, goes behind the years of sensational headlines to reveal the private story of one Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals: the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then 7-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody trial, the revelation of Allen’s relationship with Farrow’s daughter, Soon-Yi; and the controversial aftermath in the years that followed. Click Here for More Information.
FOX Bob’s Burgers: Romancing the Beef [11th Season Winter Premiere]
AMC The Walking Dead: Extended Season 10 Preview [One-Hour Special]
NBC The Widower: Episode 3 [1st Season Finale]
FOX Family Guy: Boy’s Best Friend [19th Season Winter Premiere]
Monday, February 22, 2021
HBO Beartown: Episode 1 [Series Premiere]
Based on the Fredrik Backman’s bestselling novel of the same name, Beartown explores the role a junior ice-hockey team has in a small community, the hope, the secrets that could tear the town apart, the courage it takes to go against the group and the consequences of how we raise our children. Click Here for More Information.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
NETFLIX Pelé [Documentary]
NETFLIX Brian Regan: On the Rocks [Stand-Up]
THE CW Superman & Lois: Pilot [90-Minute Series Premiere]
Follow the world’s most famous super hero and comic books’ most famous journalist as they deal with all the stress, pressures, and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society. Click Here for More Information.
THE CW Superman & Lois: Legacy Of Hope [Special]
NBC Nurses: Lady Business [1st Season Finale]
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
NETFLIX Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan [Historical Documentary on 16th-Century Feudal Japan]
NETFLIX Ginny & Georgia [Series Premiere]
Free-spirited Georgia and her two kids, Ginny and Austin, move north in search of a fresh start but find that the road to new beginnings can be bumpy. Click Here for More Information.
ABC For Life: Andy Josiah [2nd Season Finale]
FX Snowfall: Re-Entry / Weight [4th Season Premiere]
Thursday, February 25, 2021
IFC Baroness Von Sketch Show: Mercury is in Retrograde [5th Season Winter Premiere]
HBO MAX Close Enough [2nd Season Premiere / Animated]
NETFLIX High-Rise Invasion [Series Premiere / Anime]
The unhinged and gory death-game manga High-Rise Invasion, created by Tsuina Miura (Ajin: Demi-Human) and Takahiro Oba (Box!), finally gets an anime adaptation! High school student Yuri Honjo finds herself lost in an “abnormal space” where countless skyscrapers are connected by suspension bridges and “masked figures” who mercilessly slaughter their confused and fleeing victims. To survive in this hellish world, she has two choices: kill the masked figures or be killed. Yuri is determined to survive in order to destroy this irrational world, but what will be her ultimate fate? Click Here for More Information.
PEACOCK Punky Brewster [Series Premiere]
In this continuation of the iconic 80s sitcom about a bright young girl raised by a foster dad, Punky is now a single mother of three trying to get her life back on track when she meets Izzy, a young girl in the foster system who reminds Punky a lot of her younger self. Click Here for More Information.
SHUDDER The Dark and the Wicked [Movie]
On a secluded farm, a man is bedridden and fighting through his final breaths while his wife slowly succumbs to overwhelming grief. Siblings Louise and Michael return home to help, but it doesn’t take long for them to see that something’s wrong with mom—something more than her heavy sorrow. Gradually, they begin to suffer a darkness similar to their mother’s, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that an evil entity is taking over their family. Click Here for More Information.
AMC+ Talking Dead: Home Sweet Home [9th Season Winter Premiere]
ABC The Hustler: A Little Bit of Finger Pointing [1st Season Finale]
Friday, February 26, 2021
APPLE TV+ Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry [Documentary on Singer Billie Eilish]
APPLE TV+ Dickinson: You Cannot put a Fire Out [2nd Season Finale]
HULU The United States Vs. Billie Holiday [Movie]
Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940’s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, “Strange Fruit.” Click Here for More Information.
APPLE TV+ Losing Alice: The End [1st Season Finale]
DISNEY+ Myth: A Frozen Tale [Special]
HBO MAX Tom & Jerry: The Movie
One of the most beloved rivalries in history is reignited when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of “the wedding of the century,” forcing the event’s desperate planner to hire Tom to get rid of him, in director Tim Story’s “Tom & Jerry.” The ensuing cat and mouse battle threatens to destroy her career, the wedding and possibly the hotel itself. But soon, an even bigger problem arises: a diabolically ambitious staffer conspiring against all three of them. Click Here for More Information.
NETFLIX Crazy About Her [Movie]
After spending a wild night together, Adri discovers the only way to see Carla again is to become a patient at the psychiatric center where she resides. Click Here for More Information.
NETFLIX The Girl on the Train [Movie]
A troubled divorcée fixates on a seemingly ideal couple from afar until a shocking observation sends her spiraling straight into a knotty murder case. Click Here for More Information.
NETFLIX Bigfoot Family [Animated Movie]
Bigfoot’s now a big deal. So when he goes missing, his shy but tech-savvy teen son must take on an evil CEO to save his family and a wildlife preserve. Click Here for More Information.
HBO Painting With John: Finding Rudolph [1st Season Finale]
Saturday, February 27, 2021
BBCA A Wild Year on Earth: Full Circle [1st Season Finale]
EPIX Eisen Hour: Episode Six [1st Season Finale]