I’m Groot, Locke & Key, resident alien

I am Groot;  Darby Stanchfield in Locke & Key;  Alan Tudyk in Resident Alien

I am Groot; Darby Stanchfield in lock and key; Alan Tudyk in alien resident
Photo: wonder studios; Amanda Matlovich/Netflix; Syfy

Welcome to What’s On, our weekly selection of must-see shows. Here’s what to watch from Sunday, August 7 through Thursday, August 11. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekend edition of What’s On drops on Fridays.]


the big ones

i am groot (Disney+, Wednesday, 3:01 a.m.)

I am Groot | Official Trailer | Disney+

i am groot is a collection of five shorts, all of which are sure to be downright adorable. I mean, have you seen Baby Groot? Written and directed by Kristen Lepore, with Vin Diesel returning to voice the title role, the project portrays how Groot learns to grow up among the stars and joins a team of superheroes, the Guardians of the Galaxy.


lock and key (Netflix, Wednesday, 3:01 a.m.)

Locke and key 3 | Trailer of the last season | Netflix

Carlton Cuse and Meredith Averill’s sci-fi horror drama lock and key is about to end with its third season. Based on the comics of the same name, the show follows siblings Tyler (Connor Jessup), Kinsey (Emilia Jones) and Bode Locke (Jackson Robert Scott) as they move in with their mother, Nina (Darby Stanchfield), into the family of his father. home after his death. In this house, they find mysterious magic keys that open hidden doors. Soon enough, various entities arrive to get the keys for bad reasons. take a look at the ave clubReview of the last batch of episodes this week.


alien resident (Syfy, Wednesday, 10 p.m.)

Trailer for the second part of season 2 of Resident Alien | rotten tomatoes tv

Chris Sheridan’s Entertainment alien resident is back for its second season. Alan Tudyk plays Harry Vanderspiegle, a doctor who lives in the small town of Patience, Colorado. Except he’s actually an alien sent to Earth on a mission to destroy the planet. But the more he bonds with the people around him, including his assistant Asta (Sara Tomko), the more he struggles with the dilemma of killing them. The cast includes Corey Reynolds, Alice Wetturlund, Levi Fiehler, Judah Prehn, and Elizabeth Bowen.


hidden gems

My life like a rolling stone (Epix, Sunday, 9pm)

My Life as a Rolling Stone (2022 EPIX Series) – Official Trailer

the docuseries My life like a rolling stone celebrates the band’s 60th anniversary and focuses each hour-long episode on a particular member of the Stones: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and the late great Charlie Watts. Here’s a bit of the ave clubrevision of:

Seeing the band early in their career, particularly in excerpts from the fantastic Ireland tour doc charlie is my love, is always riveting, and discarding great storylines and memorable bits from other Stones documentaries would do you no favors. What caused us to groan, though, was the storytelling, which comes on all too often, neatly transitioning between eras and setting up story arcs and generally building on the theme that every test, no matter how dark, has only made the band stronger and stronger. more triumphant.


I just killed my dad (Netflix, Tuesday, 3:01 a.m.)

I just killed my dad | Official Trailer | Netflix

Who’s ready for this week’s dose of true crime? Skye Borgman returns after kidnapped in plain sight with the three-part docuseries I just killed my dadwhich explores not how, but why 17-year-old Anthony Templet fatally shot his father in 2019 after an argument.


more good stuff

indian matchmaker (Netflix, Wednesday, 3:01 a.m.)

Indian Matchmaking: Season 2 | Official Trailer | netflix spain

Sima Taparia is back and ready to fix marriages; all that is needed is a “setting”. In this reality series, the indian matchmaker meets and tries to match his clients in India and the US, hoping to find love for them. The trailer reveals that some season one favorites will be returning, but Taparia will also be trying to find suitable partners for some new suckers.


Stay On Board: The Leo Baker Story (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)

Stay On Board: The Leo Baker Story | Official Trailer | Netflix

Directed by Nicola Marsh and Giovanni Rida, this film takes us into the life of queer skateboarding icon Leo Baker in the lead up to the 2020 Olympics. The stakes are high as they attempt to carve out a niche for themselves in the genre world of skateboarding. professional sports and redefine the culture of skating.


Mrs Pat Show (BET+, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)

BET+ Originals | The Mrs. Pat Show Season 2

Mrs Pat Showwho just received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, follows the fictional family of Mrs. Pat as she struggles to fit into the mores of her conservative, white Indiana hometown as an outspoken, outspoken black woman. open minded.


You can’t miss summaries

Western world (HBO, Sunday, 10 p.m.)

Better call Saul (AMC, Monday, 9:00 p.m.)

Industry (HBO, Monday, 9:00 p.m.)

Only murders in the building (Hulu, Tuesday, 00:01)

What we do in the shadows (FX, Tuesday, 10pm)

for all mankind (Apple TV+, Friday, 12:01 a.m.)

Essay (HBO, Friday, 11:00 p.m.)


ending soon

become elizabeth (Starz, Sunday, 8 p.m., season one finale)

everybody get up (OWN, Tuesday, 8pm, season three finale)

See also  Indian Matchmaking (Season 2), on Netflix

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