If nothing below suits your sensibilities, check out our guide to What You Should Watch On Streaming Right Now. Also, there’s been a wild amount of new Apple TV+, Netflix, and HBO offerings over the past week, so here’s your chance to catch up as much as possible.
Beastie Boys Story (Apple TV+ film) — Both diehard and casual fans can dig director Spike Jonze’s intimate and personal story of the collaborative adventures of Mike Diamond, Adam Horovitz, and Adam Yauch. The pioneering trio’s hybrid documentary-live stage performance film is hilarious, sad, and something you won’t want to miss.
Never Have I Ever (Netflix series) — Mindy Kaling’s latest brainchild, a semi-autobiographical series that finds inspiration in her own Massachusetts adolescence, promises to put a “nerdy, extra thirsty” spin on this coming-of-age story.
Defending Jacob (Apple TV+ series) — Chris Evans leads a stellar cast in this familiar story with a few gripping twists. Think We Need To Talk About Kevin crossed with Primal Fear, with Evans supported by the likes of J.K. Simmons, Jaeden Martell, Betty Gabriel, Cherry Jones, and Michelle Dockery.
Bad Education (Saturday, HBO 8:00 p.m.) — True events inspired this exploration of the underbelly of elite public school malfeasance starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney. Embezzlement and corruption abounds through two solid leading performances.
Extraction (Netflix film) — The Russo Brothers teamed up again with Chris Hemsworth for this crime flick about a black-market mercenary on a deadly ride through the weapons-and-drug-trafficking underworld. Guns will be out, in more ways than one.
After Life: Season 2 (Netflix series) — The Ricky Gervais comedy-drama series returns for six new episodes with Tony still struggling over the loss of his wife. In the process, he attempts to become a better person, but shall he succeed? And will the local Am-Dram show work any mood-lifting magic?
Middleditch & Schwartz (Netflix series) — Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz’s two-man comedy show features in three new completely improvised Netflix comedy specials, including Dream Job, Law School Magic, and Parking Lot Wedding. Get ready for tales of an existential crisis, a robbery-gone-wrong, and a bit of magic.
Cooked with Cannabis (Netflix series) — Technically, this show dropped on 4/20, but considering how this year is going, it’s gotta still be 4/20 somewhere, right? Move your cannabis game past pot brownies and marijuana cookies while watching top chefs compete to get “baked” in more elaborate ways.
The Willoughbys (Netflix film) — This highly stylized animated film hails follows a group of four siblings who must adapt their old-fashioned ways to the modern world after being abandoned by their parents. The voice cast includes Ricky Gervais, Maya Rudolph, Will Forte, Martin Short, and Jane Krakowski.
The Flash (CW, 8:00 p.m.) — Barry examines his life with Iris while Eva plots a move.
D.C.’s Legends Of Tomorrow (CW, 9:00 p.m.) — Charlie realizes that something’s amiss with Sara while she recuperates, and the Loom search sends Constantine and Zari back to 1910.
For Life (ABC, 10:00 p.m.) — Safiya cranks up the heat on Foster while he’s attempting to fly under the radar before retirement, and Aaron’s digging into new information and running into trouble with Cassius.
The Last O.G. (TBS, 10:30 p.m.) — A quest for an old pair of Air Jordans leads Tray and his family across the city.
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert — Stephen King, Jake Gyllenhaal, and M. Ward
The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon — Ricky Gervais, Billy Porter, and The Lumineers
Jimmy Kimmel Live — Jim Parsons
The Late Late Show With James Corden — Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz, and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong
Late Night With Seth Meyers — Will Forte, Rep. Katie Porte
A Little Later With Lilly Singh — Jay Shetty, Humble The Poet
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah — Noah’s reporting live from his couch, and naturally, the subject of the night will be the ongoing pandemic and social distancing.