Movies and TV Series Premier (March 8-14) on Netflix, HBO Max, Disney + and more
Wondering when your favorite shows are coming back and what new series you can look forward to? We’ve got you covered with what are these TV series premiere dates, return dates, and more for the year and beyond.
Bombay Begums (March 8, Monday)
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Bombay Begums is an India series premier on Netflix featuring ensemble cast comprising of Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswami, Plabita Borthakur, Amruta Subhash, and Aadhya Anand, bring to life a story of ambition, struggle for power, and vulnerability.
The story of 5 women belonging to 5 different worlds with 5 different perspectives. The 5 'Begums' find themselves racing and facing obstacles threatening to pull them down. 'Bombay Begums' tells a very relevant and unconventional story of women uplifting women through situations that will surely strike a chord with every Indian woman. It follows the lives of five women living and hustling in Mumbai, the city of dreams, as they break societal shackles and glass ceilings to conquer love, careers & relationships by standing up for each other.
The Houseboat (March 9, Tuesday)
Together with Olli Schulz, Fynn Kliemann bought Gunter Gabriel’s old houseboat. The new format accompanies the two podcasters during the restoration of the houseboat – even in moments when Schulz and Kliemann are less in agreement. “I thought: better take everything with you, sometimes something goes wrong with Olli and me … TADA: 2 years of construction, from fits of rage to amok-like euphoria, to bankruptcy and back.”, Kliemann said on Instagram. It was “perhaps the most beautiful and at the same time the worst project” of their life – which we can all already get an insight into through the following trailer!
The four-part documentary series is to be seen as a miniseries on March 9, 2021, on Netflix. “Das Hausboot” is produced by Kliemannsland in cooperation with Studio Hamburg. “We rely on outstanding local talent, to whom we offer freedom for their authentic story, as with“ Das Hausboot ”. This creates new perspectives and constellations, even across genre boundaries, ”DWDL.de quotes Jennifer Mival, manager of the Unscripted & Doc Series.
StarBeam (March 9, Tuesday)
Netflix kiddie series StarBeam is about a little girl superhero who routinely saves her city from villains with remarkably unambitious schemes like, I dunno, depriving all local residents of sporks or something. Aimed at preschoolers, the show is from one of the executive producers of Preacher and the head writer for Doc McStuffins, so it has some sort of TV cred, as puffy PR materials love to point out. Anyhow, does StarBeam have the oomph to stride alongside gargantuan franchises such as Paw Patrol and PJ Masks, or is it just another bit of kiddie piffle?
Dealer (March 10, Wednesday)
Adapted from the 2017 film, Dealer is a twist on the found-footage genre. This gritty French series centres around music director Franck (Sébastien Houbani) and his subject, an aspiring hip-hop artist named Tony (Abderamane Diakhite). When Tony invites Franck into his neighbourhood to film a new music clip, Franck realises that the charming rap star is not just fabricating a “gangster” image: Tony is also a real-life drug dealer. With Franck documenting every encounter, he quickly gets caught up in the violent gang warfare, getting an up-close-and-personal look at the less than glamorous side of the drug trade.
The One (March 12, Friday)
John Marr’s bestselling novel gets the Netflix treatment with this adaptation of his sci-fi thriller by Misfits creator Howard Overman. Set “five minutes” into the future, The One is a world where your DNA can predict your ideal partner, according to the company MatchDNA. The idea of a genetically prescribed pairing upends notions of marriage and destroys traditional ideas surrounding romance and dating. It also sends those optimistic participants into the world of the unknown, uniting with strangers who have dark secrets and may not have their best interests at heart.
Paradise PD Season 3 (March 12, Friday)
They’re bad cops. Not bad like no nonsense. Not bad like cool. Bad like shitty. Paradise PD: They’re the worst responders. From the creators of Brickleberry, Roger Black and Waco O’Guin, comes an outrageous 10-episode adult animated comedy about a backwater Southern-fried, small-town police department.
Love Alarm (March 12, Friday)
The second season of Netflix's Korean original series "Love Alarm" will hit the streaming site March 12.
The streaming giant announced the release date of the series' new season Wednesday, dropping two teaser photos.
Based on the web comic of the same name by Chon Kye-young, the series centers around a mobile application named Love Alarm, which tells its users if someone likes them. The app also send signals if someone who "liked" the person is within 10 meters.
Led by director Lee Na-jung, the first season followed an entangled romance between three high school students ― an orphaned girl, Kim Jo-jo (Kim So-hyun), a popular guy, Hwang Sun-oh (Song Kang), and his best friend Lee Hye-young (Jung Ga-ram).
Generation (March 11, Thursday)
The dark yet playful half-hour series follows a diverse group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.
Tig n’ Seek (March 11, Thursday)
Tig n' Seek is an American animated television series created by Myke Chilian for Cartoon Network Studios, who previously served as a designer on Rick and Morty as well as a writer and artist on Uncle Grandpa. The first season premiered on July 23, 2020 on HBO Max.
Isabel (March 12, Friday)
With a new memoir out and three-part miniseries ‘Isabel’ poised to launch March 12 on HBO Max, celebrated Chilean author Isabel Allende is back in the spotlight. Having been in quarantine the past year has made her even more productive, with her memoir “The Soul of a Woman,” on sale since March 2, and a new novel set to drop by the end of the year.
Station 19 (March 11, Thursday 8:00 p.m.)
“Station 19” stars Jaina Lee Ortiz as Andy Herrera, Jason George as Ben Warren, Boris Kodjoe as Captain Robert Sullivan, Grey Damon as Jack Gibson, Barrett Doss as Victoria Hughes, Jay Hayden as Travis Montgomery, Okieriete Onaodowan as Dean Miller, Danielle Savre as Maya Bishop and Stefania Spampinato as Carina DeLuca.
The Station 19 crew is called to a cult gathering where they find their leader, Brother John, dancing on the roof and claiming he can fly. Meanwhile, Travis gets a surprise visit from his father, and Dean makes a difficult decision that could affect his career trajectory.
Grey’s Anatomy (March 11, Thursday 9:00 p.m.)
Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on March 27, 2005, on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement.
A Million Little Things (March 11, Thursday 10:00 p.m.)
“A Million Little Things” returns this Thursday (March 11 at 10 p.m.) for a 14-episode run — after only four episodes aired last fall due to primetime’s juggling act triggered by the pandemic shutdown.
Thursday’s episode finds the show’s major characters dealing with COVID in different ways: Eddie’s (David Giuntoli) opioid dependency; Maggie’s (Allison Miller) romance with British roommate Jamie (Chris Geere); Rome’s (Romany Malco) new movie and his wife, Regina’s (Christina Moses), restaurant; and Gary’s (James Roday Rodriguez) relationship with Darcy (Floriana Lima).
“A Million Little Things” creator/executive producer DJ Nash spoke to The Post about what to expect for the rest of the season.
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of WandaVision (March 12, Friday)
The final episode of Marvel's WandaVision will be released on Disney+ this Friday, bringing to an end the first ever season of television from Marvel Studios. Fortunately for all of the WandaVision fans out there, there is still one more week of excitement ahead. One week after the finale, Disney+ is releasing the first installment of the Marvel Studios Assembled. This series of documentary specials will take you behind-the-scenes with new Marvel movies and shows after they're released, and the first special will be a deep dive into the making of WandaVision.
Marvel Studios: Legends (March 12, Friday)
The WandaVision season finale was the major Marvel Cinematic Universe addition to Disney Plus on Friday, but it wasn't the only one. Two more episodes of Marvel Studios: Legends, a clip show series that revisits major Marvel moments, are available on the streaming service, if you're looking to get ready for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier's March 19 premiere.
The episodes are all less than 10 minutes long, but they'll remind you what Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes have been through in the MCU. Sam first appeared in 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, while Bucky's adventures started in 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger.
Cold Courage (March 11, Thursday)
The show follows Mari, a fierce psychologist, and Lia, drawn together through a group of like-minded people operating off the grid, dedicated to righting the wrongs of the powerful, influential, and corrupt, giving people who feel ignored a voice, or simply 'fix things'. The duo team up to track down populist politician Arthur Freed, who wants to make Great Britain 'great again' and seems to have a bunch of wrongs under his belt.
The trailer ends on a cliffhanger with Lia saying to her new friend, "It's hard to trust people you hardly know."
Cake (March 11, Thursday 10:00 p.m.)
Cake is a handcrafted assortment of bite-sized content served up to viewers as a tasty treat for the mind. Featuring a diverse array of narratives from storytellers both new and established, this carefully curated half-hour weekly showcase on FXX features both live-action and animated comedy programs of varied length that are equal parts thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, artistic, authentic, and raw.
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