Spending the weekend indoors and not sure what to watch? TV Guide's Editor-in-Chief Mickey O'Connor has a few suggestions. Here's what you should stream this weekend.
This heartwarming new series follows best friends Alexa (Paris Berelc) and Katie (Isabel May) who are preparing to enter high school but with one problem most teens don't have: Alex has cancer. Follow along as Alex tries to live a normal life while fighting the disease, while her BFF Katie will be there every step of the way for emotional support. Created by Hannah Montana writer Heather Wordham, the show also stars Saved by the Bell alum Tiffani Thiessen as Alexa's mother Lori. Catch it when it arrives on Netflix Friday, March 23.
The stars of the hit Comedy Central series Workaholics take center stage in this funny film about three friends working as housekeepers who are about to have their video game financed. When their financer gets kidnapped, they take matters into their own hands and try to infiltrate the hostage situation taking place at the hotel where they work. Catch Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson and more in action when the comedy heads to Netflix on Friday, March 23.
3. March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step
In the follow-up to the Oscar-winning 2005 documentary, filmmaker Luc Jacquet revisits the Emperor Penguins in the Antartic. Again narrated by Morgan Freeman, this moving film will follow a father and son penguin duo as they overcome the unimaginable challenges of daily life in a hostile, frozen land. Watch the danger unfold when the sequel makes its way to Hulu on Friday, March 23.
Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader headlines this dark comedy about a depressed hitman from the midwest who heads to Los Angeles for his latest job. However, the dissatisfied professional killer soon finds himself stricken with the acting bug and remains in the city to pursue his new passion. The series also stars Henry Winkler as his over-the-top instructor. Barry premieres Sunday, March 25 at 10:30/9:30c on HBO. You can also stream it through the HBO GO app.
This compelling drama about a federal prosecutor working to take down a hedge fund billionaire with shady business dealings returns for Season 3. In the new season, Chuck (Paul Giamatti) and Bobby (Damian Lewis) continue their dangerous game of chess but must also fight for their survival when outside forces threaten their livelihood. John Malkovich joins the cast as Russian billionaire Grigor Andolov. The new season of Billions premieres Sunday, March 25 at 10/9c on Showtime. You can also stream via the network's streaming app.
This 10-episode drama follows the true story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III (Harris Dickinson), heir to the Getty oil fortune, who was taken in 1973 by mafia men in Rome. Unfortunately for them, they don't know that his family is broke. Brendan Fraser and his sweet cowboy hat star as Getty's eccentric P.I. and master fixer James Fletcher Chace. The series also stars Donald Sutherland as Getty's wealthy grandfather J. Paul Getty who refuses to pay the $17 million ransom, Hilary Swank as his mother Gail and Michael Esper as his busy father who's too dazed to answer the phone. Trust premieres Sunday, March 23 at 10/9c on FX. You can also stream it on the network's app.