Subject: Today's premieres and other notes (Thursday, March 8)
Marvel’s Jessica Jones (complete season 2) (3:01 am, Netflix)
[Metacritic score 72]
Bad Guys: Vile City [new to US; complete season 1] (3:01 am,
Ordered to take down a villainous business leader who controls the city,
a prosecutor gathers a team of men who may not be so clean themselves.
Korean TV series. 16 episodes according to Wiki.
A spin-off of Bad Guys, also available on Netflix:
Ladies First (documentary) (3:01 am, Netflix)
Born amid poverty and limited women's rights in the village of Ratu,
India, Deepika Kumari rose to become the No.1 female archer in the world
The Oath [new; complete season 1] (Crackle)
This intense Crackle Original drama series, starring Sean Bean and Ryan
Kwanten (True Blood), explores a unique breed of criminal gang—one made
up of the very men and women sworn to uphold the law. Only select police
officers make the cut, and once inducted, gang members will do whatever
they can to protect one another from enemies inside and outside their
ranks. Also stars Katrina Law (Arrow), JJ Soria (The Purge: Election
Year), Cory Hardrict (American Sniper, Gran Torino) and Arlen Escarpeta
(Final Destination 5). 10 episodes.
Liberation Day (documentary) (Sundance Now)
This astonishing, stranger-than-fiction documentary musical follows the
ex-Yugoslavian -- now Slovenian -- cult band Laibach who becomes the
first rock group ever to perform in the fortress state of North Korea.
Champions [new] (9:30 pm, NBC)
The latest sitcom from the Mindy Project team of Mindy Kaling and
Charlie Grandy centers on two brothers (Anders Holm of Workaholics and
Andy Favreau of Aquarius) who share an apartment as well as an obsession
with working out. Their lives are turned upside down when one brother's
teenage son is dropped off on their doorstep by one of his high school
flings (played by Kaling, who will recur). Faster than you can say "My
Two Dads," they become a family.
http://www.metacritic.com/tv/champions [Metacritic score 65]
Truck Night in America [new] (10 pm, History Channel)
It’s truck versus terrain, as 50 truck owners from across the United
States compete in grueling challenges that test their ingenuity and
driving ability in HISTORY’s new ten episode nonfiction competition series.
Tomorrow's advance notes:
A.I.C.O. Incarnation [new to US; complete season 1] (3:01
Everything Aiko knew was a lie. Now she's joining a team of Divers to
reach the place where the Burst began to stop it for good and save her
Collateral [new to US; miniseries] (3:01 am, Netflix)
Investigating the murder of a pizza delivery man, a London detective
uncovers a tangled conspiracy involving drug dealers, smugglers and
spies. Stars Carey Mulligan, John Simm, Nicola Walker and Billie Piper.
Four episodes; Netflix co-production first broadcast by BBC Two in
Love (complete final season 3) (3:01 am, Netflix)
Nailed It [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)
Comedian Nicole Byer and dessert master Jacques Torres host a
six-episode, lighthearted, amateur baking competition series.
The Outsider (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)
An American soldier (Jared Leto) imprisoned in postwar Japan enters the
dark world of the yakuza, adopting their way of life in repayment for
http://www.metacritic.com/movie/the-outsider-2018 [Metacritic score 33]
Not this The Outsider:
Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (complete season 2) (3:01 am,
The Remix [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Amazon Prime)
An Amazon Prime Original, The Remix is a music challenge where popular
singers and DJs come together to give their unique spin to your
favourite Bollywood numbers. It's a multi-sensory treat that brings
together, top Bollywood songs remixed with unique acts, stunning
choreography and cutting edge visual design, we bet you've never seen
before. The result? Breathtaking performances that will get your heart
pumping and feet tapping.
Sneaky Pete (complete season 2) (3:01 am, Amazon Prime)
From the creator of Justified and Executive Producer Bryan Cranston
comes an exciting new series about a con-man, Marius (Giovanni Ribisi),
on the run from a vicious gangster. Marius hides by assuming the
identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, and takes cover with Pete's
estranged family – a colorful group (headed by Margo Martindale) with
well-guarded and dangerous secrets of their own.
Season 2: On the verge of starting fresh, Marius is dragged back into
the role of Pete Murphy when two thugs—believing he’s Pete—threaten to
kill the Bernhardts if he doesn’t take them to Pete’s estranged mother
and the millions she stole from their employer. Now Marius must tread a
dangerous line to find her and protect the family, all while keeping up
the Pete con.
Dynasty (new night) (8 pm, CW)
My Daughter Was Stolen (movie) (8 pm, LMN)
A mother's worst nightmare becomes reality when her five-year-old
daughter mysteriously disappears. Katie Boland, David Novak, Spencer
Moss, and Karynn Moore star.
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition (season 12)
(9 pm, WE)