Weekend Preview: ‘Euphoria’ Hits On HBO, And ‘Big Little Lies’ Starts To Show Cracks


Euphoria (Sunday, HBO 10:00 p.m.) — HBO’s first teen drama premieres with Zendaya leading an impressive cast of newcomers. The show follows a young drug addict returning to her old life and trying to avoid temptation while making friends with a fellow outcast. It’s a heavy portrait of teenage angst, but it’s done beautifully.

Big Little Lies (Sunday, HBO 9:00 p.m.) — Renata’s future is in flux thanks to Gordon’s legal troubles, Celeste opens up to Mary Louise about the problems in her marriage to Perry, and Bonnie’s mom comes to town.

Murder Mystery (Friday, Netflix) — Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler reunite for this whodunnit with a slapstick comedy twist. The film follows Audrey and Nick Spitz, a married couple celebrating their honeymoon 15 years late when a dashing stranger and a shocking murder puts them in the spotlight.

Here’s the rest of this weekend’s notable programming.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Friday, ABC 8:00 p.m.) — With May being held hostage by Sarge and Altarah holding Daisy, Enoch, and Simmons, two planets now need saving.

Whistleblower (Friday, CBS 8:00 p.m.) — A funeral director in Alabama exposes a kickback scheme that cost taxpayers more than $2 million, and dangerous insurance fraud at IU Health/Healthnet is detailed.

Real Time With Bill Maher (Friday, HBO 10:00 p.m.) — Rev. Rob Schenck and columnist George Will are the interview guests.