What to watch: The must-watch things to stream this week, Mar. 15 – Mar. 22, 2024

What’s Available NOW On Disney+

“Photographers” (March 19)

This docuseries takes viewers on a journey alongside seven of the world’s most extraordinary visual storytellers. Each hour-long episode follows the life of an iconic photographer from their childhood and career beginnings to their present-day life and endeavors, allowing viewers to gain a deeper understanding of each photographer’s process, how they found themselves behind the camera, and how iconic images are made. Featuring Anand Varma, Krystle Wright, Muhammed Muheisen, Dan Winters, Campbell Addy, Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier.

“X-Men ‘97” (March 20)

Revisiting the iconic era of the 1990s, this animated series sees the X-Men, a band of mutants who use their uncanny gifts to protect a world that hates and fears them, challenged like never before, as they are forced to face a dangerous and unexpected new future. Ray Chase, Jennifer Hale, Alison Sealy-Smith, Cal Dodd, JP Karliak, Lenore Zann, George Buza, AJ LoCascio, Holly Chou, Isaac Robinson-Smith, Matthew Waterson and Adrian Hough voice star.

“Life Below Zero” – Season 22 (March 20)

When bears, wolves and foxes are your only neighbors, life can be pretty lonely. Add minus-60-degree days and a constant battle for the most basic necessities, and you have the daily challenges of people who live in remote corners of Alaska. This series takes viewers deep into an Alaskan winter to meet tough, resilient residents as they try to stay one step ahead of storms and man-eating beasts to survive the season.’

“Brave” (Available Now)

Merida (Kelly Macdonald), the impetuous but courageous daughter of Scottish King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), is a skilled archer who wants to carve out her own path in life. Her defiance of an age-old tradition angers the Highland lords and leads to chaos in the kingdom. Merida seeks help from an eccentric witch (Julie Walters), who grants her an ill-fated wish. Now, Merida must discover the true meaning of courage and undo a beastly curse before it’s too late.

What’s Available NOW On Prime Video

“Alice & Jack” – Season 1 (March 17)

Available through the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel, this new series follows Alice (Andrea Riseborough) and Jack (Domhnall Gleeson) who, upon first meeting, are bound by a connection so powerful it seems nothing can break it. But will their path lead them to a place of happiness and togetherness? Or will life and their own emotional complexities get in the way?

“Please Don’t Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain” (March 17)

John Goodman narrates the adventure of Ben (Ben Marshall), Martin (Martin Herlihy) and John (John Higgins), three childhood friends turned deadbeat co-workers, who fend off hairless bears, desperate park rangers (Meg Stalter and X Mayo) and a hypocritical cult leader (Bowen Yang) in the hopes of finding a priceless treasure, only to discover that finding the treasure is the easiest part of their journey. Nichole Sakura, Sunita Mani and Conan O’Brien also star.

“Dinner Party Diaries with José Andrés” (March 19)

In this funny, vibrant, and unpredictable special, James Beard Award winner José Andrés invites Jamie Lee Curtis, Bryan Cranston and O’Shea Jackson Jr. over for food and conversation. His guests join him in the kitchen, getting their hands dirty with approachable Spanish-influenced recipes and laughing through the stories that inspire them. Unlike most instructional food specials, Andrés embraces imperfection and spontaneity in the kitchen, giving viewers important takeaways to apply in their own homes.

“Road House” (March 21)

In this adrenaline-fueled reimagining of the ‘80s cult classic, ex-UFC fighter Dalton (Jake Gyllenhaal) takes a job as a bouncer at a Florida Keys roadhouse, only to discover that this paradise is not all it seems. The film also stars Daniela Melchior, Billy Magnussen, Jessica Williams, Joaquim de Almeida, Conor McGregor, Lukas Gage, Arturo Castro, B.K. Cannon, Beau Knapp, Darren Barnet, Dominique Columbus, Bob Menery, Catfish Jean, Kevin Carroll, Travis Van Winkle and Hannah Lanier.

“American Rust: Broken Justice” – Season 2 (March 28, Season Premiere)

Moving to Prime Video from Showtime, this season picks up four months after the shoot-out in West Virginia, with Del (Jeff Daniels) having returned to the Pittsburgh P.D. Assigned to a complicated, high-profile new case with his new work partner, Angela (Luna Lauren Velez), Del finds himself back in the folds of The Brotherhood, struggling to find balance between his life in Pittsburgh and his relationship with Grace (Maura Tierney). Meanwhile, the town of Buell is rocked by more murders.

What’s Available NOW On Netflix

“Physical: 100” – Season 2 (March 19)

This fiery global competition series from Korea returns with 100 new contestants, all in top shape and ready to take on a gauntlet of grueling challenges to claim the honor of the ultimate physique and a cash reward.

“3 Body Problem” – Season 1 (March 21)

In this new sci-fi thriller, a young woman’s fateful decision in 1960s China reverberates across space and time into the present day. When the laws of nature inexplicably unravel before their eyes, a close-knit group of brilliant scientists join forces with an unorthodox detective to confront the greatest threat in humanity’s history. The series stars Jovan Adepo, John Bradley, Rosalind Chao, Liam Cunningham, Eiza González, Jess Hong, Marlo Kelly, Alex Sharp, Sea Shimooka, Zine Tseng, Saamer Usmani, Benedict Wong and Jonathan Pryce.

“Shirley” (March 22)

This biographical drama film tells the story of the first black congresswoman and political icon, Shirley Chisholm, portrayed by Regina King, and her trailblazing run for president of the U.S. It chronicles her audacious, boundary-breaking 1972 presidential campaign. The film stars Lance Reddick, Lucas Hedges, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Christina Jackson, Michael Cherrie, Dorian Crossmond Missick, Amirah Vann, W. Earl Brown, Brad James, and Reina King, with André Holland and Terrence Howard.

“Buying Beverly Hills” – Season 2 (March 22)

Family drama, luxury listings and fierce competition in the L.A. market set the stage for this new season. This real estate occu-soap follows top agents from Mauricio Umansky’s The Agency, including his daughters Farrah, Alexia and Sophia, as they navigate the high stakes world of luxury real estate, relationships and friendships.

What’s Available NOW On BritBox

“Time” – Season 2 (March 27, Season Premiere)

Arriving at Carlingford Prison on the same day, Orla (Jodie Whittaker), Abi (Tamara Lawrance) and Kelsey (Bella Ramsey) are thrown together to face an unfamiliar world. But, even with the ever-present threat of violence within its walls, they discover that an unexpected sense of community and a shared understanding still might be possible.

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