What To Stream This Weekend: 7 Amazing Shows That Won’t Disappoint
For many, what to stream this weekend is the biggest question come Friday. And we have a list of seven amazing picks that are all different, whether you want comedy, mystery, action, or a true story.
As big pop culture fans and nerds, we’re always undecided on what to stream and love a little help from friends, so we’ve decided to deliver our top picks to stream this weekend for you.
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Here is what to stream this weekend:
1. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Prime Video)
If you love The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings movies, you will love this series. It is based thousands of years before The Lord of the Rings, but it is great fan fiction based on the appendices of the books.
This series takes you back to an era in which great powers were forged, heroes were tested, and kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin. You will see characters both familiar and new as they battle the evil villain that threatens to cover the world in darkness.
The show has only recently been released, with only a handful of episodes available. It has earned a score of 85% on Rotton Tomatoes.
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2. Welcome to Wrexham (Hulu)
Welcome to Wrexham takes you along to a Welsh football team that is owned by Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. They bought the small-town football club in 2021 and have been running it since. You will see how Ryan and Rob battle to be accepted by the locals and also help the team have a leg up in the coming season.
This is a documentary where you will see Ryan and Rob, who know nothing about running a Welsh football team, figure it out along the way, day by day. The show has only been released for about two weeks now and has a high Rotton Tomatoes score of 89%.
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3. The Patient (Hulu)
The Patient is a new show about a psychotherapist who has just lost his wife. He finds himself held prisoner by a serial killer who has an unusual request to keep his homicidal urges at bay with his help.
The show only has one season so far but is highly recommended on Rotten Tomatoes with a score of 86%. If you are looking for a thriller, suspense, or psychological TV show to dive into, this is a great show to stream this weekend. It’ll mess with your head and leave you asking the question, what in the world just happened?
4. Cobra Kai (Netflix)
Cobra Kai is about Johnny Lawernce, who, 30 years after the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, is an unemployed handyman haunted by his wasted life. Johnny ends up saving a bullied kid named Miguel from his enemy trying to beat him up. Coming to Miguel’s rescue inspires Johnny to restart the Cobra Kai dojo.
Season five is being released this upcoming weekend. If you haven’t started the series, it’s a great weekend to start. Season five will be the last season of Cobra Kai and has a high score on Rotten Tomatoes at 96% recommending you to stream this show.
5. His Dark Materials (HBO Max)
Lyra is about an orphan who lives in a parallel universe where science, theology, and magic are intertwined. Lyra is searching for her kidnapped friend when she discovers children being stolen. She ends up on the journey with a boy named Will, who has a knife that can cut windows between worlds.
You will see the truth unravel as two young people are caught up in a war against powers that will range across many worlds. It earned an audience score of 84% on Rotten Tomatoes, where people suggest that if you like Game of Thrones you will definitely love this series.
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6. Animal Kingdom (Prime Video)
Animal Kingdom is about a seventeen-year-old who tries to navigate his survival amongst his criminal family and the detective who believes he can save him. His mother tried her best to shield her son from criminal relatives who he hadn’t seen in years – but after a tragedy, returns to their lives.
There are six seasons of Animal Kingdom, with thirteen episodes per season. It earned an audience score of 86% on Rotten Tomatoes. With users saying the show is perfect if you love dysfunctional families and action.
7. Edge of the Unknown with Jimmy Chin (Disney Plus)
The Edge of the Unknown is an epic 10-part series that explores the insides of the minds of pioneering adventure athletes; how they adapt and evolve; how they are when confronted by fear, devastating personal loss, and Mother Nature when she is at her harshest.
You will witness the world’s top athletes prepare mentally, physically, and emotionally for the journey. If you are wanting a show that is real, adventurous and has a message, this documentary series on Disney Plus is a must-watch.
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