5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Dogs rule the weekend! This Friday, Disney+ is adding two critically acclaimed films to its library: Isle of Dogs and Mary Poppins Returns. That same day, Hulu will premiere a brand-new season of the sci-fi animal rescue series Endlings and the original feature film The Ultimate Playlist of Noise. Then, on Sunday, thousands of dogs will put their…

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Call Your Mother

How ABC’s Call Your Mother Balances Heart with Humor

By Zach Johnson

Mother knows best… most of the time, anyway.

The new sitcom Call Your Mother, premiering tonight at 9:30|8:30c on ABC, follows Jean Raines (Kyra Sedgwick), an empty nester in Iowa who wonders how she ended up alone while her kids, Jackie (Rachel Sennott) and Freddie (Joey Bragg), live their best lives thousands of miles away in California. She…

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5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

The weekend ahead will be full of adventure, mystery, and sportsmanship. It all begins Friday when a new episode of Mira, Royal Detective debuts on Disney Junior. That same day, Disney Channel’s Disney Fam Jam will join the Disney+ library, and the streaming service will also debut the first two episodes of the new series Marvel Studios: Legends….

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5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

Start the New Year off right with brand-new seasons of Disney Junior’s Muppet Babies (also airing on DisneyNOW) and ABC’s The Bachelorette, both returning Monday night. Tune into ABC on Tuesday for another installment of The Wonderful World of Disney, this time featuring the record-breaking masterpiece The Lion King (2019). Don’t change the…

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5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Start the weekend and the New Year off right by watching Dr. Suess’ Horton Hears a Who! and/or The Wolverine, both of which will become available to stream on Disney+ Friday. That same day, Hulu will add Dead Poets Society to its library (among dozens of other titles). Looking for something new? Enjoy the highly anticipated season premieres of Nat…

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Ryan Seacrest

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

Bid adieu to 2020 with Homer Simpson… and Ryan Seacrest! FXX has lined up the ultimate marathon of The Simpsons. Starting on New Year’s Eve and continuing through New Year’s Day, it will include more than 30 hours of content. Meanwhile, ABC will broadcast Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021 on Thursday, reflecting…

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Soul

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

The holiday celebrations will continue into the weekend with a block of Christmas-themed episodes of The Simpsons airing on Freeform Friday morning. NBA Christmas Day on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN Deportes will also return Friday, with the Dallas Mavericks vs. the Los Angeles Lakers game set for primetime. And don’t miss the short film Burrow or the…

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5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

Nat Geo WILD will celebrate the “Pol-idays” this year with a 12 Days of Dr. Pol Marathon, beginning December 21 and continuing through the New Year. As an early present, two of our favorite holiday films—Home Alone and The Mistle-Tones—will air this week before Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas” comes to a close. And ABC will offer fun…

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5 fantastic things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Christmas is coming early, thanks to ABC, Disney+, and Nat Geo WILD! It all starts Friday when Disney+ makes the films Eddie the Eagle and Into the Woods available and also debuts the highly anticipated season two finale of The Mandalorian. The next night, Nat Geo WILD will deliver an un-fur-gettable season finale of Secrets of the Zoo: North…

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