Welcome to the weekend edition of What’s On. Here are the big things happening on TV from Friday September 16th to Sunday September 18th. All times are Easter. [Note: The weekly What’s On will publish on Sundays.]
1. Los Espookys makes for laughs in the second season
HBO, Friday, 11 p.m.: After a long wait of three years, the irreverent comedy Los Espookys returns for its second six-episode season. Created by Julio Torres, Ana Fabrega, and Fred Armisen, the show follows a zany group of friends as they turn their love of horror into a quirky, thriving business that’s not without its problems. Roma‘s Yalitza Aparicio, Isabella Rossellini and Kim Petras will all perform this time.
2. Starring Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke take revenge
Netflix, Friday, 3:01 a.m.: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson continues her Netflix journey after the 2019 rom-com someone greatexcept her new movie take revenge is anything but romantic. Riverdale‘s Camila Mendes and stranger things‘ Maya Hawke leads two up Students and unlikely friends. When popular Drea becomes the subject of a viral video, she teams up with misfit Eleanor to get revenge on her ex-boyfriend. Nothing binds people more than chasing down their bullies, right? The cast includes Sophie Turner, Austin Abrams, Rish Shah and Eliza Bennett.
3. Destiny: The Winx Saga returns for a second batch
Netflix, Friday, 3:01 a.m.: Based on Nickelodeans Winx ClubNetflix’s fantasy teen drama Destiny: The Winx Saga follows Bloom Peters (Abigail Cowen), a fire-powered fairy who enrolls in a magical boarding school and begins to learn more about her past. Meanwhile, ancient creatures known as the Burned Ones return to threaten everyone’s lives.
4. Good night mom takes us into the spooky season
Prime Video, Friday, 00:01: We’ve got two weeks left until October, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start your horror journey early Good night mom. The remake of the 2014 Austrian film follows twin brothers who visit their mother (Naomi Watts) after reconstructive surgery and ends up with her face wrapped in bandages. It quickly becomes clear that something is wrong with her. Other starring roles are played by Jeremy Bobb, Crystal Lucas-Perry and Peter Hermann.
5. Netflix launches South African drama The brave
Netflix, Friday, 3:01 a.m.: Directed by Akin Omotoso, it is the South African original series from Netflix The brave is about an almighty goddess who is reborn as a modern day young woman – and must use her divine powers to avenge her sister’s death.
6. Marine Special Forces drops a sixth season
Paramount+ Sunday 3:01 am: The military drama that went from CBS to Paramount+ Marine Special Forces is back for its sixth season. The series follows an elite sub-unit of the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group as they undertake dangerous missions around the world. David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, AJ Buckley and Jessica Paré complete the cast.