The Staircase and Girls5eva Season 2

Colin Firth in The Staircase, Anson Mount in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, and Renée Elise Goldsberry in Girls5eva Season 2

Colin Firth in the stairsAnson Mount V Star Trek: Strange New Worldsand Renée Elise Goldsberry in Daughters season 2
picture: HBO Max; Marni Grossman/Paramount+; Heidi Guttmann / Peacock

Welcome to What On, our weekly pick of must-see shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday 1 May to Thursday 5 May. All times are EST. Happy watching. [Note: The weekend edition drops on Fridays.]


grown ups

the stairs (HBO Max, Thursday, 3:01 a.m., series premiere)

Created by Antonio Campos and Maggie Cohn, this true crime drama is based on the 2004 documentary series by director Jean-Xavier de Lestrade. (It is available to stream on Netflix). The investigation and trial of criminal novelist Michael Peterso continuesN (Colin Firth) after his wife, Kathleen (Tony Collette) is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home. The impressive cast of the show includes Juliette Binoche, Sophie Turner, Rosemary DeWitt, Parker Posey, Olivia de Jong, and Michael Stolberg. the stairs The show will premiere with three episodes, with the remaining five airing each week.


Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Paramount+, Thursday, 3:01 a.m., series premiere)

Here is a hope that no one has reached Star Trek Tired because Paramount + is ready to donate Strange new worlds just us Piccard wrap up. Anson Mount will reprise his role as Captain Christopher Pike leading the ship’s crew USS project To explore strange new worlds across the galaxy, you guessed it. The show was set a decade ago Star Trek: The Original. The first season consists of 10 episodes, and the show has already been replenished.


Daughters (Peacock, Thursday 3:01 a.m., season two premiere)

hilarious peacock Daughters It returns for a second season, with three new episodes. Created by Meredith ScardinoThe show is considered to be Tina Fey and Robert Carlock as producers. It follows four members of the band who come together after decades for another fame, this time while balancing children, marriages, debt, and shoulder pain. Watch AV . ClubReview on the site next week.


hidden gems

spring awakening (HBO, Tuesday, 9 p.m.)

15 years later spring awakeningThe Tony Award-winning Broadway track, the original cast – including Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele – and the creative team gather for a private concert. The documentary chronicles their brisk journey, featuring newly filmed interviews as well as candid archival videos.


Clark (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)

Bill Skarsgård leads this Swedish true crime drama as notorious gangster Clark Olofsson, the man credited with coining the phrase “Stockholm Syndrome.” He was convicted of drug trafficking, bank robbery, assault and attempted murder. Olofson spent a number of years behind bars, but often used his magic to leave behind a trail of heartbreak and shock, and turn into a notorious criminal due to intense media coverage. Jonas Åkerlund directs the first season of six episodes.


five (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)

Brace yourself: Mike Myers is set to play eight characters in this comedy. The band includes Ken Jeong, Keegan Michael Key, Debbie Mazar, Richard McCabe, Jennifer Saunders and Lydia West. Will be SNL First starring role starring the alum on the small screen since the 2017 revival gong show.


More good things

I love it for you (showtime, Sunday, 8:30 p.m.)

Vanessa Bayer returns to television in her first full-time role after-SNL. The actor participated in creativity and stars I love it for youpartly on the basis of her upbringing. She plays Joanna Gold, the aspiring host of a QVC-like shopping channel who uses her previous leukemia diagnosis to keep her job. It also stars Molly Shannon and Jennifer Lewis. Episodes will air early Friday on Showtime. This is an excerpt from Manuel Betancourt’s review:

employment SNLAnd [Bayer’s] The teenage girls were indescribably embarrassed, and their wives were one insult from burning everything. Her most famous character got you rocking in all the right ways. This means that her is Joanna, the main character of Showtime I love it for youfeels like SNL Bit specifically designed for Bayer — that’s the power of the display and perhaps its biggest drawback.


Ziwi (Showtime, Sunday, 11 p.m., season 2 premiere)

Zoe FumudohThe late-night superstar talk show is back for what is sure to be another exciting and provocative season. This time the guests are sitting Her sexy seat includes Emily Ratajkowski, Ilana Glazer, Chet Hanks, Nicole Bayer, Adam Paley, Mia Khalifa, and – believe it or not – the anonymous Instagram account Deuxmoi.


Stanley Tucci: The Search for Italy (CNN, Sunday, 9 p.m., season 2 premiere)

What’s quieter than Stanley Tucci walking around Italy, teaching viewers the delicious pasta he’s eating? In the second season of his travel talk show, the actor continues his journey to explore his Italian heritage while sampling the most delicious brands around different regions of the country.


You can’t miss the summaries

Barry (HBO, Sunday, 10 p.m.)

The best of Saul on demand (Mon, 9 p.m.)

this is us (NBC, Tuesday, 9 p.m.)

moon knight (Disney+, Wednesday, 3:01 a.m., season 1 finale)

Atlanta (Fix, Thursday, 10 p.m.)


It will be over soon

stranger from home (Stars, Sunday, 10 p.m., season 6 finale)

game over (NBC, Monday, 10 p.m., end of season one)

The girl from Plainville (Hulu, Tuesday, 12:01 a.m., series finale)

Hassan Sam (CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m., season one finale)

good problem (Freeform, Wednesday, 10 p.m., Season 4, End of Spring)

Julia (HBO Max, Thursday, 3:01 a.m., season 1 finale)

Star Trek: Picard (Paramount+, Thursday, 3:01 a.m., season 2 finale)

Call me Kat (Fox(Thursday, 9 p.m., season two finale)

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