Spending the weekend indoors and not sure what to watch? TV Guide editor Krutika Mallikarjuna has a few suggestions. Here’s what you should stream this weekend.
Dexter alum Michael C. Hall stars in this upcoming drama created by crime author Harlan Corben. The story follows a widowed father of two daughters grieving the loss of his wife to cancer. When his eldest goes missing, he starts to uncover dark secrets about those closest to him. Season 1 heads to Netflix on Thursday, May 10.
2. Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist
Between Making a Murderer and Wild Wild Country, Netflix has cornered the market on compelling true crime dramas and the streaming service will continue its reign with this new docu-series centered on a truly bizarre case. The series follows the brutal death of a pizza delivery guy who robbed a bank with a bomb strapped to his neck. See how it all unfolds when the show heads to Netflix on Friday, May 11.
3. Bill Nye Saves the World
Bill Nye continues his efforts to educate the world about science in Season 3 of this fun yet informative Netflix series. Each episode includes amusing skits, a lecture from everybody’s favorite nerdy science uncle and a roundtable discussion featuring experts with opposing views. Previous topics covered include marijuana, alternative medicine and artificial intelligence. Catch new episodes starting Friday, May 11 on Netflix.
4. Patrick Melrose
Based on the novels by Edward St. Aubyn, this five-part limited series stars Benedict Cumberbatch as a posh socialite battling addiction. The story chronicles his life from a traumatic childhood in the south of France with an abusive father and passive mother to extreme substance abuse in his twenties and eventual return to England for recovery. The series premieres Saturday, May 12 at 9/8c on Showtime but you can also stream episodes through the network’s app.
An extended episode of Westworld pushes Barry‘s season finale to Sunday, May 13 at 10:45/9:45c on HBO. The series follows a depressed serial killer who finds new meaning in acting. The dark comedy stars Bill Hader as the assassin looking for a change and legendary actor Henry Winkler as his acting coach. If you’re unable to watch it live, you can also stream the finale on HBO Go.