Must-see TV: Netflix’s ‘Lincoln Lawyer’ and Amazon’s ‘Kids in the Hall’ reboot top this week’s watch list – Toronto Sun

Neve Campbell as Maggie McPherson and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey Haller in 'The Lincoln Lawyer'
Neve Campbell as Maggie McPherson and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey Haller in ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Photo by Lara Solanki /Netflix

1. The Lincoln Lawyer


Based on Michael Connelly’s best-selling The Brass Verdict, from his Lincoln Lawyer series, Mickey Haller (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo) is an iconoclastic idealist who runs his law practice out of the back seat of his Lincoln Town Car.

When: Friday on Netflix

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2. The Kids in the Hall


Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson return with a new season of their ground-breaking sketch series that first premiered in 1989. “We’re like cicadas. Every 17 years we come, flourish and then we die in 24 hours,” McCulloch jokes.

When: Friday on Prime Video

3. Senior Year


After being in a coma for 20 years, a cheerleader (Rebel Wilson) wakes up as a 37-year-old woman, ready to return to high school and claim the prom queen crown that eluded her.

When: Friday on Netflix

4. Hacks

Season 2

The dark mentorship between Las Vegas comedian (Jean Smart) and her young, entitled writer (Hannah Einbinder) continues to evolve as the two travel across the country workshopping a new stand-up act.

When: Thursday on Crave

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5. Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy

New Episode

Stanley Tucci returns to Italy for a new season tasting the flavours of the land.

When: Sunday on CNN

6. The Blacklist

New Episode

In an effort to uncover his true enemy, Red (James Spader) turns to the Task Force to help ground a flying fortress bank.

When: Friday on NBC, Global

7. The Essex Serpent


A London widow (Claire Danes) forms a bond with a village vicar (Tom Hiddleston) after she moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent.

When: Friday on Apple TV+

8. The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes


By piecing together her final weeks, days and hours through previously unheard recordings of those who knew her best, the death of Marilyn Monroe is seen in a brand new light.

When: Available now on Netflix

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9. The Matrix Resurrections


Neo (Keanu Reeves) follows the white rabbit back into the Matrix and back into Trinity’s (Carrie-Anne Moss) life in this long-awaited sequel to the popular sci-fi trilogy. “It was thrilling to get an opportunity to continue this story,” Reeves tells the Sun.

When: Friday on Crave

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10. Sneakerella


Cinderella gets a contemporary spin when a stock boy meets the fiercely independent daughter of a legendary basketball star and decides to pursue his dream of becoming a sneaker designer.

When: Friday on Disney+

11. Shoresy


A Letterkenny spinoff, the series centres on the fan favourite character, Shoresy (Jared Keeso), as he takes a role with a struggling hockey team in Northern Ontario.

When: Friday on Crave

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12. New Amsterdam

New Episode

Max (Ryan Eggold) discovers the extent to which Dr. Fuentes’ (Michelle Forbes) cuts are severely damaging New Amsterdam and has to make a decision about his future.

When: Tuesday on NBC, Global

13. The Quest


From the teams behind The Lord of the Rings and The Amazing Race, the hybrid competition series drops eight real-life teens into the fictional world of Everealm, where they must save a Kingdom by fulfilling an ancient prophecy.

When: Wednesday on Disney+

14. The Challenge: All Stars

Season 3

Reality stars from MTV’s Real World and Road Rules compete in a series of gruelling challenges and eliminations for a chance to win $500,000.

When: Wednesday on Paramount+

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